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Astronomical pranks of April fools' past

The first day of April is always a traditional time for pranks and puns, and astronomers and scientists aren't above an April Fools' Day shenanigan or two. Hey, I gotta admit, as a freelance science journalist, even my radar ...

dateApr 01, 2013 in Space Exploration
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US takes its diplomacy digital

When John Kerry took to Twitter on his first day as US secretary of state, he joined an army of diplomats using social media to reach out and connect directly with people around the world.

dateMar 07, 2013 in Internet
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Newsweek company renames as 'NewsBeast'

The operator of the erstwhile news magazine Newsweek, which became a solely digital publication last year after 80 years in print, officially became "NewsBeast" on Friday, its parent company said.

dateFeb 02, 2013 in Internet
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