Archive: 6/02/2011

WikiLeaks' Assange faces extradition hearing

(AP) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his entourage of lawyers, supporters, protesters and journalists are headed back to a London court for a showdown between the secret-spilling computer hacker and Swedish authorities ...

dateFeb 06, 2011 in Other
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Internet helps museums net new art lovers

The world's great museums are increasingly using the Internet and social networking sites to pique the interest of people who might never think of setting foot in an art exhibition.

dateFeb 06, 2011 in Internet
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Are brains shrinking to make us smarter?

Human brains have shrunk over the past 30,000 years, puzzling scientists who argue it is not a sign we are growing dumber but that evolution is making the key motor leaner and more efficient.

dateFeb 06, 2011 in Evolution
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How Google removed the muzzle on Twitter in Egypt

(AP) -- Even before his first day on the job at Google, Ujjwal Singh was trying to figure out how to use his passion for the spoken word and the company's technological prowess to help Egyptians bypass government efforts ...

dateFeb 06, 2011 in Internet
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Cyclone adds to Barrier Reef's flood woes

Hammered by a monster cyclone just weeks after flooding spewed toxic waste into its pristine waters, Australia's Great Barrier Reef could face a slow recovery due to climate change, experts warn.

dateFeb 06, 2011 in Environment
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