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How the Oscars proved Hollywood is killing the VFX industry

How the Oscars proved Hollywood is killing the VFX industry | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
While ABC showed viewers the glitz and glamor of Sunday night's Academy Awards from the red carpet and inside the Dolby Theater, across the street there was a very different show going on.
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America's Less Religious: Study Puts Some Blame On The Internet

America's Less Religious: Study Puts Some Blame On The Internet | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
A computer scientist used statistical modeling to prove how America is losing its religion. Other factors: a drop in religious upbringing and an increase in college-level education.
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93 Weird Things About The U.S. That Americans Don’t Realize Are Weird

93 Weird Things About The U.S. That Americans Don’t Realize Are Weird | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
I compiled this list from a variety of different sources. I was happy to see that there does seem to be more good things about us than bad. Primarily, according to people from other countries, we are hella friendly here. That's awesome. But we probably need to chill on the flag and patriotism thing. It…
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The Revenge of the Poor, Betrayal of the Elite Now Leads to The Rise of Super Bugs

The Revenge of the Poor, Betrayal of the Elite Now Leads to The Rise of Super Bugs | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
Neglecting the conditions and healthcare of the poor has contributed to drug-resistant microbes which have reached crisis proportions.
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U.S. in prime position to see full lunar eclipse Tuesday

U.S. in prime position to see full lunar eclipse Tuesday | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Night owls and early risers in North America will be able to watch a rare celestial show on Tuesday as Earth's shadow falls across the moon, shifting its color from bright orange to blood red to brown, depending on local weather conditions.
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The 11 Most Shockingly Sexist Ads That Could Have Possibly Existed. Some Still Exist!

The 11 Most Shockingly Sexist Ads That Could Have Possibly Existed. Some Still Exist! | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
Looking back at advertising campaigns can be fun sometimes looking at these vintage type of print outs, however it also reveals advertising standards that are totally unacceptable today. Here are 11 examples:  Till here, that was all fine for me...old times way in the past, all behind us now! However, some recent ads are still…
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The Moon Is Going To Turn Red This Week

The Moon Is Going To Turn Red This Week | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
Find out when and why.
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Scientists Have Invented a Way to Survive Without Breathing

Scientists Have Invented a Way to Survive Without Breathing | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
This remarkable feat has the potential to save millions of lives.
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Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart Offer Latenight Tributes To Colbert

Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart Offer Latenight Tributes To Colbert | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
The second generation of post-Carson latenight hosts plays better together than the first. Carson's two immediate heirs, Jay Leno  and David Letterman, were never that close. And who can blame them...
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ naked victory

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ naked victory | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
The 53 year-old star strips down -- and talks sexism
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9 Ridiculously Simple Ways To Feel Happier Today

9 Ridiculously Simple Ways To Feel Happier Today | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
Happiness, the thinking often goes, is one of those things you either have or don't have based on some unknown combination of life circumstances and natural disposition. You have a good day at work; someone does something that cracks you up and, voil...
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7 Secrets Of Wise People (And How To Become One ... Now)

7 Secrets Of Wise People (And How To Become One ... Now) | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
Quick -- who are the wisest people you know? Chances are they have at least a few things in common: They're experienced, kind and of a certain age. Wisdom, the thinking generally goes, is hard-earned by putting in your time and piecing together scrap...
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Anderson Cooper Follows Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor In 'Powerful' Documentary

Anderson Cooper Follows Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor In 'Powerful' Documentary | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
Adrianne Haslet-Davis said that it was a moment she had while lying in her hospital bed one night that made her realize she wanted to tell the story of her recovery from the Boston Marathon bombings to a television audience.

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Millions of passwords exposed

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SAN FRANCISCO — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery. The breakdown revealed this week affects the encryption technology that is supposed...
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The Genes Made Us Do It

The Genes Made Us Do It | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
The new pseudoscience of racial difference.
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Charter Schools Gone Wild: Study Finds Widespread Fraud, Mismanagement and Waste | Connecting the Dots | BillMoyers.com

Charter Schools Gone Wild: Study Finds Widespread Fraud, Mismanagement and Waste | Connecting the Dots | BillMoyers.com | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
A new report reveals widespread fraud and mismanagement in our under-regulated charter schools.
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Funny Cats Sleeping In Weird Positions Compilation

Funny Cats Sleeping In Weird Positions Compilation | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
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Bill Maher: Could Putin Be Gay?

Bill Maher: Could Putin Be Gay? | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
On Friday night's episode of HBO's "Real Time" two members of the political activist group Pussy Riot chatted with Bill Maher about their controversial and performative actions against the Russian government.

At one point, the three, alo...
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Here's 1 Unexpectedly Awesome Reason To Be Proud Of Your Home State

Here's 1 Unexpectedly Awesome Reason To Be Proud Of Your Home State | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
We know, we know -- your home state is the best. We did you a solid and found you another reason why....
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There's Bad News for People Who Smoke E-Cigarettes

There's Bad News for People Who Smoke E-Cigarettes | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
Did anyone really think vaporizing and inhaling chemicals that can easily poison you wouldn't have some drawbacks?
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Your cellphone is killing you: What people don’t want you to know about electromagnetic fields

Your cellphone is killing you: What people don’t want you to know about electromagnetic fields | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
The industry doesn't want to admit it, but the science is becoming clearer: Sustained EMF exposure is dangerous
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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
A look at which companies have issued a security patch to fix the Heartbleed bug.
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One million buried in mass graves on forbidden New York island

One million buried in mass graves on forbidden New York island | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
Hart Island in New York is the biggest mass grave in the United States. One million bodies have been buried there since 1869, including stillborn babies, the homeless, the poor, the unidentified and the unclaimed. Duration: 02:35
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We complain about being 'too busy' — but secretly we like it - TODAY.com

We complain about being 'too busy' — but secretly we like it - TODAY.com | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
We are SO slammed, SO crazed, SO swamped—just so, SO BUSY. Things we are now too busy for include but are not limited to: Any workout...
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Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data

Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
It’s a valuable tool for analysis, but don’t believe all the hype.
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If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One?

If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One? | Miscellaneousss | Scoop.it
In How Jesus Became God, Bart Ehrman explores how a Jewish preacher from Galilee was transformed into a deity. "Jesus himself didn't call himself God and didn't consider himself God," Ehrman says.
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