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Paintballs may save Earth from gigantic asteroidsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: William Atkins | Published in: SpaceAn inventive plan by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student would spray paintball pellets onto a large asteroid that is headed toward a collision with Earth. Such a plan, according to its designer, would avert a pending collision with the asteroid by forcing it off course and away from our planet. (IT news)

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Save Humanity From Asteroids With Reflective Paint Clouds, Says MIT Grad. Really.view story

http://techcrunch.com – Who needs hunky space miners wielding megaton nuclear warheads when an new MIT paper argues that paintballs could save mankind from asteroid annihilation. Graduate student Sung Wook Paek estimates that reflective paint-covered asteroids would increase the pressure from the Sun’s photons (light) to push a doomsday rock off course. (IT news)

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ExecOnline Raises 800K From Washington Post For Executive Education Service That Partners With Top 10 Business Schoolsview story

http://techcrunch.com – ExecOnline has raised $800,000 in seed funding from the Washington Post for executives to get online training that is done in partnership with top 10 business schools. The service will target Fortune 500 companies that often send executives to Harvard University and other top business schools for immersive business school training. Founder Stephen Bailey said the service solves a problem for big c (IT news)

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[REVIEW] Ballistic SG MAXXview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Hey XDA just thought I'd put this up incase anyone is shopping for a case. I've had this case for a little over two months. I am a college student, I love bike riding, and this case goes with me everywhere. It has been an awesome case to have, it's saved my phone from MANY nasty falls while bike riding and running in and out of classes. Fit: The case fits the phone perfectly. (HowTos)

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Amidst STEM Education Hype, NoRedInk Is On A Mission To Fix America’s Grammar Problemview story

http://techcrunch.com – With the November elections right around the corner, education reform is a hot topic these days, thanks to a flood of reports indicating that the U.S. has fallen behind its peers on a number of educational fronts — from enrollment and high school graduation rates to achievement and teacher salaries. (IT news)

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AP Isolation prevents IP Sniffing?view story

http://www.backtrack-linux.org – Hello peoples! This is my first thread on this forum and i hope I'm not posting it in the wrong section. I'm a student of Applied Sciences and therefore i wanted to see how secure my Home Network is... So first thing i did was firing up reaver, worked like a charm within 5 hours and the WPS exploit! The only thing which challenged me after that was finding a Wordlist which contained my prett (HowTos)

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Missing Title Bar Icons a Problemview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I recommend turning on the title bar icons in future releases of Fedora. (HowTos)

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The People Who Support Linux: A College Student By Day, Red Hat Developer By (Late) Nightview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – In his few short years as a developer, 19-year-old Sam Kottler has racked up what seems like a decade’s worth of Linux experience. After starting a small web consultancy building Drupal sites as a high school student in Connecticut, he dabbled in systems administration for Drupal, worked in hosting engineering at Acquia, then joined mobile payment startup Venmo as a one-man systems engineering gro (General)

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Don’t Call The New Microsoft Surface RT A Tablet, This Is A PCview story

http://techcrunch.com – The Microsoft Surface RT is a PC. It’s not a mobile device and it’s not a tablet, it’s a PC. And Microsoft’s first self-branded computer. It is, in short, the physical incarnation of Microsoft’s Windows 8. The expectations and competition for the Surface are daunting. (IT news)

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openSUSE Conference 2012: What You Need To Knowview story

http://news.opensuse.org – Heya all! We’re sure you’re terribly excited: On Saturda the awesome four-in-one Linux event Linux Days 2012 in Prague kicks off. (Distributions)