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October 10th, 2011 by in Images, Links

5 Classic Movies That Were Made Possible By Insane Schemes [Cracked]

America’s Most Dangerous Cities [Forbes]

1. Detroit, MI
2. Memphis, TN
3. Springfield, IL

Apple Sells One Million iPhone 4Ses In 24 Hours[Gizmodo]

Apple has officially announced that they have sold one million iPhone 4S units in 24 hours, which beats down the previous 600,000-unit record set by the iPhone 4.

Yeti’s “Do Exist”[Telegraph]

Yetis do exist and live in the Siberian mountains, according to a region that has found “indisputable proof” of the existence of the hairy beasts in an expedition, it has been claimed.

“During the expedition to the Azasskaya cave, conference participants gathered indisputable proof that the Shoria mountains are inhabited by the ‘Snow Man’,” the Kemerovo region administration said.

Computer Virus Hits U.S. Drone Fleet[Wired]

A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones.

The virus, first detected nearly two weeks ago by the military’s Host-Based Security System, has not prevented pilots at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada from flying their missions overseas. Nor have there been any confirmed incidents of classified information being lost or sent to an outside source. But the virus has resisted multiple efforts to remove it from Creech’s computers, network security specialists say. And the infection underscores the ongoing security risks in what has become the U.S. military’s most important weapons system.

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Dream Act For State’s Illegal Immigrants[LA Times]

Declaring the need to expand educational opportunity, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he has signed legislation making illegal immigrants eligible to receive state financial aid to attend California universities and community colleges.

Brown said he signed the California Dream Act because it makes sense to allow high-achieving students access to college financial aid.

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