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Man Responsible For Olympic Ring Mishap Found Dead In Sochi

Man Responsible For Olympic Ring Mishap Found Dead In Sochi | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
The man responsible for operating the Olympic Rings during last night’s Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Russia was found dead today. According to local reports the body of Boris Avdeyev was found his hotel room early this morning with multiple stab wounds. Avdeyev was a technical ...
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Spies Infiltrate a Fantasy Realm of Online Games

Spies Infiltrate a Fantasy Realm of Online Games | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
American and British spies have infiltrated online fantasy games, fearing that militants could use them to communicate, move money or plot attacks, documents show.
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Courtney Love claims to have found missing plane

Courtney Love claims to have found missing plane | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
Call off the search for Flight 370! Former Hole singer Courtney Love is pretty sure she has found the location of the missing Malaysian plane over a patch of ocean off the coast of Vietnam by using satellite images and even posted its co-ordinates on Facebook and Twitter with a helpful diagram (
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Like, wow: Police chief hoaxed on pot perils

Like, wow: Police chief hoaxed on pot perils | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
Annapolis Police Chief Michael Pristoop said he read that 37 people in Colorado overdosed in one day.
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Elite Daily, Content Farm Or Groundbreaking Site For Upwardly Mobile Youngsters? You Decide | TechCrunch

Elite Daily, Content Farm Or Groundbreaking Site For Upwardly Mobile Youngsters? You Decide | TechCrunch | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
Just what is Elite Daily? The site portrays itself as "the voice of Gen Y" but it also comes across as a content farm, or even "an astounding troll-hole."..
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Shia LaBeouf May Have Plagiarized His Apology for Plagiarism | Underwire | Wired.com

Shia LaBeouf May Have Plagiarized His Apology for Plagiarism | Underwire | Wired.com | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
On the one hand, Shia LaBeouf has apologized for plagiarizing Daniel Clowes' work. On the other, his apology itself seems to be plagiarized.
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Shia LaBeouf rips off Daniel Clowes: A New Level of Plagiarism is Reached!

Shia LaBeouf rips off Daniel Clowes: A New Level of Plagiarism is Reached! | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
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Walmart to Sell Marijuana in Colorado, Washington

Walmart to Sell Marijuana in Colorado, Washington | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
Walmart is embracing the marijuana legalization cause, with plans to retail cannabis on an industrial scale
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Shocking: There Is No Hell Fire; Adam & Eve Not Real ––– Pope Francis Exposes | Latest Entertainment News In Nigeria | Entertainment News Around The world

Shocking: There Is No Hell Fire; Adam & Eve Not Real ––– Pope Francis Exposes | Latest Entertainment News In Nigeria | Entertainment News Around The world | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
Pope Francis said: "Through humility, soul searching, and prayerful contemplation we have gained a new understanding of certain dogmas. The church no longer believes in a literal hell where people suffer. This doctrine is incompatible with the infinite love of God. God is not a judge but a friend and a lover of humanity. God seeks not to condemn but only to embrace. Like the fable of Adam and Eve, we see hell as a literary device.
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Military's Chief Spokesman Mistakenly Tweets Link to Satirical News Story

Military's Chief Spokesman Mistakenly Tweets Link to Satirical News Story | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
The chief spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Defense on Wednesday mistakenly tweeted a link to the military’s version of 'The Onion.'
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Facebook’s push of “related articles” to users without checking credibility draws fire - The Boston Globe

Facebook’s push of “related articles” to users without checking credibility draws fire - The Boston Globe | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
A surprise awaited Facebook users who recently clicked on a link to a story about First Lady Michelle Obama’s encounter with a 10-year-old girl whose father was jobless. Facebook responded to the click by offering what it called “related articles:” one alleged that a Secret Service officer found the president and his wife having “S*X in Oval Office,” and another said “Barack has lost all control of Michelle” and was considering divorce.
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Shia LaBeouf escalates plagiarism row with Daniel Clowes via bizarre tweets

Shia LaBeouf escalates plagiarism row with Daniel Clowes via bizarre tweets | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
The Nymphomaniac actor has rekindled his dispute with graphic novelist Daniel Clowes by imitating his work once again, and posting lawyers' letters online
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8 hilarious instances of plagiarism

8 hilarious instances of plagiarism | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
Remember when Shia LeBeouf passed off an Esquire essay as his own poetic insight on how to be a man? Ah, that was funny.
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Nasty Gal Rip-Off: See How One Company Responds to Copyright Theft Allegations

Nasty Gal Rip-Off: See How One Company Responds to Copyright Theft Allegations | Information Literacy in Pop Culture | Scoop.it
What happens when independent artists discover that major retailers are selling blatant knockoffs of their works?
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