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Ankle Best Place To Scratch, Study Claims
2012-01-23 05:34:14

If you're feeling the need to scratch an itch, the ankle is the best place to do so, claims a new study published in the latest issue of the British Journal of Dermatology (BJD).

American Security Think-Tank Hacked By Anonymous
2011-12-26 05:18:09

The hacking collective known as Anonymous is claiming to have stolen thousands of credit card numbers, email addresses, and other private information belonging to clients of an American security think-tank.

Are Baggage Check Scanners Harmful To Kindles?
2011-11-21 06:02:57

Reports of Amazon Kindle units damaged by airport scanners have begun to spread across the Internet, leading some to believe that the radiation given off during these security checks could permanently damage the electronic ink displays of the devices.

Arctic Sea Ice Could Melt Away By 2015
2011-11-09 06:19:43

A Cambridge University professor and one of Britain’s top ocean experts says that Arctic sea ice could melt away entirely by 2015.

ARM Chief Calls Intel "Niche" Player In Computing World
2011-10-31 04:35:23

The head of microchip developer ARM touts his firm as the "most influential" company of its kind in the world, and dismisses rival Intel as a "niche" player in the future of computing.

Facebook’s New Server Farm To Be Located Near Arctic Circle
2011-10-27 07:28:35

Facebook plans to build a new server farm on the outskirts of the Arctic Circle -- its first outside the US -- that will house all its computer servers and use as much energy as a small city.

iPod Turns 10
2011-10-24 05:59:55

The late Steve Jobs, Apple’s co-founder and former CEO, introduced to the world the first iPod 10 years ago this week, changing how we listen to music and transforming the tech gadget giant forever.

Wilson Greatbatch Pacemaker Inventor Dies
2011-09-29 05:24:31

Wilson Greatbatch, the inventor of the implantable pacemaker, died Tuesday at the age of 92, in Buffalo, New York.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.