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South Korean Banks, Broadcasters Crash En Masse

South Korean Banks, Broadcasters Crash En Masse | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
SEOUL, South Korea - Computer networks at major South Korean banks and top TV broadcasters crashed simultaneously Wednesday, paralyzing bank machines across the country and prompting speculation of a cyberattack by North Korea.Screens went blank at...
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One more reason for not abandoning cash.

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The blessing and curse of the people who never forget

The blessing and curse of the people who never forget | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
A handful of people can recall almost every day of their lives in enormous detail – and after years of research, we are finally beginning to understand how they do it.
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Coach Kennedy Shares ‘Hardest Thing’ About Losing His Job

Coach Kennedy Shares ‘Hardest Thing’ About Losing His Job | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
“It’d be easier if you stabbed or shot at me in combat."
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Embassy woe: 10 missions get eviction orders

Embassy woe: 10 missions get eviction orders | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
AT LEAST ten of Zimbabwe’s 40-plus diplomatic missions are under legal notice for eviction over unpaid rentals
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Why Soldiers Miss War

Why Soldiers Miss War | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
PTSD is the inability of normal life to ever match the amplitude of living that you achieved in war.
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Very well written explanation of how difficult it can be to adjust to a peaceful, "safe" and bland life. I know the feeling too well.

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Pogojet Is Clever New Way To Build a Non-Lethal Gun

Pogojet Is Clever New Way To Build a Non-Lethal Gun | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The projectile can speed up or slow down to hit the target at the proper velocity.
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What Awaits Canada in the Year 2016 | New Eastern Outlook

What Awaits Canada in the Year 2016 | New Eastern Outlook | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Back when the year 2015 was starting, several numerologists promised us a restless year ahead, full of political and financial catastrophes. One can treat such predictions with different degrees of distrust and skepticism…
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A tale of two cities: It’s NOT about gun control, Mr. President

A tale of two cities: It’s NOT about gun control, Mr. President | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
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Cold weather responsible for higher murder rates? Global warming might save lives.

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This is Not a Day Care. It's a University!

This is Not a Day Care. It's a University! | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
In this Talking Points, Dr. Piper says OKWU is a place to learn: to learn that life isn't about you, but about others.
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Do We Really Want a New World War With Russia? | New Eastern Outlook

Do We Really Want a New World War With Russia? | New Eastern Outlook | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Washington continues making an international fool of herself by her inability to effectively counter the impression around the world that Russia, spending less than 10% of the Pentagon annually on defense, has managed…
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Houston Voters Reject Broad Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Houston Voters Reject Broad Anti-Discrimination Ordinance | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
In one of the most closely watched referendums in the country, voters repealed an anti-discrimination ordinance, handing gay rights supporters a stinging defeat.
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Watch 19 Zoo Animals Solve a Puzzle Box to Prove Their Smarts

Watch 19 Zoo Animals Solve a Puzzle Box to Prove Their Smarts | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Big brains give some mammals an edge in problem solving
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How To Deal With A Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

How To Deal With A Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed By Research | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Me-Me-Me people make your life miserable. Here's what research and experts have to say about how to deal with a narcissist.
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The zombie masses of America reach new record for emergency room visits due to walking into traffic while distracted by mobile devices

The zombie masses of America reach new record for emergency room visits due to walking into traffic while distracted by mobile devices | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The zombie masses of America reach new record for emergency room visits due to walking into traffic while distracted by mobile devices
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This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers

This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Researchers have finally found out why the jade-green cup appears red when lit from behind
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Will California Actually Force Legislators to Wear Sponsor Patches Like Nascar Drivers? | VICE | United States

The idea could be moving from your uncle's Facebook post to the California State Senate.
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We have Lincoln wrong: Our greatest Lincoln historian explains his real Civil War motivations

We have Lincoln wrong: Our greatest Lincoln historian explains his real Civil War motivations | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Too often, we settle for the idea that Lincoln fought to save a mythical union. He really fought for opportunity
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Study finds that aging warps our perception of time - ScienceBlog.com

Study finds that aging warps our perception of time - ScienceBlog.com | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Much like trying to watch a video with the audio out of sync, older adults may have difficulty combining the stimuli they see and hear, and it could have implications for rapid decision-making tasks such as driving, according to new research. A recent study from the University of Waterloo found that seniors have a harder …
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Thank goodness there is an explanation for it, thought I was just becoming more stupid with age.

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Sum Ting Wong

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According to CBS’ L.A. affiliates, neighbors of Muslim mass murderers Syed Farook and...
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It's a sad world when racism is considered more serious than murder.

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Is the US Deliberately Starting WWIII? - LewRockwell LewRockwell.com

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Li-Fi has just been tested in the real world, and it's 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

Li-Fi has just been tested in the real world, and it's 100 times faster than Wi-Fi | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Expect to hear a whole lot more about Li-Fi - a wireless technology that transmits high-speed data using visible light communication (VLC) - in the coming months. With scientists achieving speeds of 224 gigabits per second in the lab using Li-Fi...
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Russia Pounds ISIS With Biggest Bomber Raid in Decades

Russia Pounds ISIS With Biggest Bomber Raid in Decades | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Putin’s air force just uses its nuclear bombers to lay waste to the captial of the “Islamic State.”
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