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2010-04-28 15:15:00

Australia's government warned young people not to jump on the "sexting" bandwagon on Wednesday, and said that sending provocative images by mobile phones could have "very bad long-term consequences." Tanya Plibersek, minister for the Status of Women, said this was a rising "ranch culture phenomenon" and it is a part of youth culture that "completely passes adults by." "Things like people filming sexual assaults on mobile phones ... taking pornographic pictures ... and passing them around,"...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.