Archive: 09/13/2011

Last stand in Asia for shy, defenseless anteater

(AP) -- As the 20 cardboard boxes bound for China rolled through the X-ray machine at Jakarta's airport, Indonesian customs officials suspected what was inside didn't match what was declared. Instead of fresh ...

Sep 13, 2011
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Winklevoss twins poke Facebook fun with nut ad

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have shown a sense of humor -- and made a little extra cash presumably -- by starring in an ad for pistachios poking fun at their notorious Facebook legal battle.

Sep 13, 2011
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Star blasts planet with X-rays

A nearby star is pummeling a companion planet with a barrage of X-rays a hundred thousand times more intense than the Earth receives from the Sun.

Sep 13, 2011
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Scientists concerned about pesticide education funding

Scientists with the Entomological Society of America (ESA), the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), and the American Phytopathological Society (APS) recently expressed concern about the precarious state of the U.S. Pesticide ...

Sep 13, 2011
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Facebook rolling out 'smart lists' of friends

Facebook on Tuesday introduced "smart lists" that automatically sort friends into categories and prioritize news from those dearest to members of the world's largest online social network.

Sep 13, 2011
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HP extends offer for Autonomy

US computer giant Hewlett-Packard said on Tuesday it is extending its $10.24 billion offer for Autonomy as it seeks to bring more shareholders of the British software company on board.

Sep 13, 2011
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