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Google: Call Phones From Gmail

The always innovative Google does it again with Gmail phone calls and check out those low rates! Call phones in the US and Canada for free!

"To make a call, just click the Call phone link in Gmail and enter any number or name from your address book.

Plane Crashed By Malware!

This is a serious concern that should be looked into for the future of flight safety. Sadly this brings to question why they would use an operating system that is capable of being manipulated by modern Trojans. The running joke on the internet seems to be that they must have been using MacAfee.

Sued For Making A Good Game

Let this be a lesson to all you programmers that make awesome games. There is always some person out there that will blame you for their tribulations. This is yet another good reason our court systems are flooded with time wasting cases today. Any judge in their right mind would toss this case out the window and at the very least have this person removed from the computer to seek professional psychological help.

The City of Brotherly Love Wants $300 From Bloggers

In these hard economical times, it just goes to show you the depths of just how far our corrupt and contented government officials are willing to make a quick buck on the expense of the struggling small businesses owners.

No reason to fear Friday the 13th

“Friggatriskaidekaphobia.” You almost certainly know what it is, even if you’ve never heard the tongue-tying, nine-syllable official term for it. It is the fear of Friday the 13ths, one of the most widespread and enduring superstitions in the world. And whether or not you think it’s silly, the phobia does actually affect us, dragging down economic productivity at least once each year.

Bill Gates: Internet To Make Universities Obsolete

Can't get into that high-level university? Soon you may be able to get the equivalent, and better, on the Internet for free.

ZoomDuring the Techonomy conference held in Lake Tahoe, California, Bill Gates predicted that the traditional means of getting a higher education at universities--especially the place-based institutions--will dramatically change over the next five years.

"Five years from now on the web for free you'll be able to find the best lectures in the world," he said. "It will be better than any single university."

The Internet Generation Prefers the Real World

They may have been dubbed the "Internet generation," but young people are more interested in their real-world friends than Facebook. New research shows that the majority of children and teenagers are not the Web-savvy digital natives of legend. In fact, many of them don't even know how to google properly.

Rise of the 'Cyberchondriac'

Do you have a rash between your clavicles? A bump where there shouldn't be? Dry mouth, itchy throat, dandruff? If so, you may have looked online for the answer.

That's the conclusion of a new Harris Poll released this week, which found that more and more connected Americans are looking online for the answers to health-related questions: roughly 88 percent of all Americans who go online.

In raw numbers, over 175 million Americans viewed health information online, up from 154 million last year and 50 million American adults in 1998.

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