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2012-07-28 23:01:53

On September 8th, screenwriter, director, gallery owner Laurie Frank is giving her talk, "Choice Words for Real Life" to a audience of women advocates, artists, art historians, curators, and educators. They are gathering for the WCA Honoring Women's Rights conference in Salinas, California. Frank, the author of “Making Mr. Right” tells how you can make the right choice and feel good about your life. (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 The Pacific Regional Women´s Caucus for Art (WCA)...

The Pirate Bay Facing Dutch Court Blockade
2012-05-11 11:00:55

Peter Suciu for RedOrbit.com At one point the infamous pirate Edward Teach — better known as Blackbeard — probably believed himself to be the most resilient pirate in the world, but he still ended up dead on the deck on his ship, a fate shared by many in his profession. Labeling one´s self a pirate was never historically the best way to ensure a happy ending, so their story could be a warning to the so-called modern day digital pirates as well. The Swedish website The...

2012-04-21 23:03:33

With the Horn of Africa going through its worst hunger crisis in 60 years and a potential humanitarian catastrophe on the horizon due to lack of attention, YouTube icon 'Athene' is now entering day 7 of his hunger strike and a large portion of his fanbase is about to join him in order to raise awareness. (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 YouTube icon 'Athene' is livestreaming his hunger strike 24/7, which he started April 14th in order to raise awareness around the situation in the Horn of Africa. He...

FBI Seizes Server Allegedly Linked To University Bomb Threat
2012-04-21 04:28:58

The FBI has seized a server used by an anonymous remailing service provider and several progressive service organizations as part of an ongoing investigation into anonymous bomb threats at the University of Pittsburgh -- a move which has reportedly drawn criticism from digital anonymity advocates. The server was seized Wednesday from a co-location facility located in New York after FBI officials presented a warrant, Wired's Kim Zetter wrote on Friday. The server was used by Mixmaster, a...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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