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June 15th, 2011 by in Images, Links

10 Reasons We Are Seeing An Excess of Lists of 10 Things We Should Know - [Discover] 10 Greatest Drunk Moments Caught On Security Cameras - [Ranker] A Definitive Timeline Of Anthony Weiner Pun Headlines - [Best Week Ever] Greek Leader Proposes To Step Down In Bailout Deal - [NY Times]
As thousands took to the streets to protest austerity measures on Wednesday, Prime Minister George Papandreou proposed to step down so that his Socialist party could form a coalition government with the center-right opposition, but only if it would support a new bailout for the debt-ridden country.
Google Chromebooks Now Available For Sale - [Chrome]
In the U.S., you can now order a Chromebook from Amazon and BestBuy.com.
TV Watching Raises Risk Of Health Problems, Dying Young - [CNN]

In a new analysis published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers combined data from eight such studies and found that for every additional two hours people spend glued to the tube on a typical day, their risk of developing type 2 diabetes increases by 20% and their risk of heart disease increases by 15%.

Why Facebook Lost 6 Million U.S. Users: 4 Theories - [The Week]
The social networking giant reportedly lost quite a few friends in May. Market saturation, or the beginning of the end?
NATO Using Twitter To Crowdsource Libyan Targets - [The Guardian]

NATO is using information gleaned from Twitter to help analysts judge which sites could be targeted by commanders for bombing and missile strikes in Libya.