August 20th, 2008

News

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"The federal government has been using its system of border checkpoints to greatly expand a database on travelers entering the country by collecting information on all U.S. citizens crossing by land, compiling data that will be stored for 15 years and may be used in criminal and intelligence investigations."

Wowzah: scientists use stem cells to create blood in the lab.

'...The Georgian conflict could be the first significant collision between the U.S.'s new global conception of security and the more traditional sphere-of-influence view.'

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Learning lessons from last week's Netflix meltdown.

Reports of demise, greatly exaggerated: GenCon sets attendance records.