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July 14th, 2011 by in Images, Links

6 Mind-Blowing Discoveries Made Using Google Earth[Cracked]

10 Reasons Emmy Voters Are Idiots For Ignoring Community[BuzzFeed]

10 Of The Most Famous Teachers Ever – [Neatorama]

The Best Of #Harry Potter Lulz[Uproxx]

25 Words You Might Not Know Are Trademarked[Mental Floss]

If You Break The Rules On Google+, You Can Lose All Google Services[Business Insider]

In order to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, Google+ requires its users to be at least 13 years old. Last week, a 10-year old Gmail user in the Netherlands signed up for a Google+ account, and Al Jazeera reports that that’s when trouble started.

The boy, Alex, was kicked off of allGoogle services for his terms of service violation. Furthermore, his father writes in a blog post thatGoogle informed him that his account will be deleted in 29 days unless he can provide some proof of age (he can’t).

More Than 25,000 Airport Security Breaches Have Occured Since November 2001 – [USA Today]

The total number of infractions is small when compared with the large volume of traffic at the USA’s 450 major airports, which have served more than 5.5 billion fliers since 2001. But critics say there is still reason to worry.

“It’s clear the airports are not secure,” says Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations. “For all the money, time and persistence we have thrown at airport security, it’s a real mess.”

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