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Iran Bans Pokémon Go Due to Security Concerns
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Iran Bans Pokémon Go Due to Security Concerns

August 10, 2016As Pokémon Go continues to be on the top of the mobile application charts, many places are banning the game for various reasons. According to the BBC, Iran has flat out banned the game in the country as they feel it poses too high of a security risk. The overseeing officials in Iran who ultimately made this decision didn& 39;t release the specific security concerns that resulted in the ban, but they did say that the decision was a matter of security.

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FBI Successfully Hacked iPhone Encryption

March 30, 2016In one of last years most horrific terrorist attacks in the U.S., the lives of 14 were taken with another 22 wounded. Carried out by Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik in San Bernardino, California, Syed left behind his iPhone at the location of the attack. The FBI quickly took control of the phone and transferred it to one of their secret labs to try and collect evidence.
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Google Maps Error Causes the Wrong House to be Demolished

March 30, 2016While most of us have been led astray by Google Maps, you probably haven& 39;t made the mistake one Texas demolition company made this week. Relying on Google maps to tell you which building you should destroy is advisably not the best business decision, but this company decided that that was good enough.
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Woman Finds Hidden Camera Disguised as Hook

April 03, 2016Hidden cameras and spy gear can be amazingly fun to play around with as long as you use them for good. One engineer reported that while she was stationed on an offshore oil rig, she noticed a hook on the back of her door in her room. She initially blew it off but after several months she decided to investigate further and found something pretty devious, a hidden camera.
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Enormous Underground City Uncovered in Turkey

April 12, 2016A housing development project in the Cappadocia region of Turkey has uncovered one of the largest underground housing and tunnel networks ever found. The mountainside is made of pliable volcanic rock, making it easy for the people who lived here to carve out an immense network of rooms.
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BREAKING: British Airways Airbus A320 Strikes Drone on Landing

April 17, 2016British Airways Airbus A320 flight BA727 that was carrying 132 passengers struck a drone on a final approach, a police report said. The airplane was arriving from Geneva, Switzerland when the pilots reported an object strike at 12:50pm as they flew in for a final approach at Heathrow Airport.
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Nikola Tesla Provides Free Wi-Fi to Silicon Valley

Nikola Tesla is still alive in Silicon Valley providing free wi-fi to visitors from across the globe through one of his wireless lightbulbs.March 28, 2016While Tesla may have passed long ago, he is still providing visitors to Silicon Valley California with free wireless internet access. The famous inventor had many dreams and visions of wireless technologies but unfortunately passed roughly 30 years before the first wireless telephone call was made.
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'Boaty McBoatface' Wins Naming Poll for $300M Research Ship

April 18, 2016The internet is an amazing connective tool, and it allows things to happen that otherwise would have never been considered before. When the National Environment Research Council (NERC) hosted an online poll to name their new US$300 million state of the art research ship, they probably didn& 39;t expect that the winning entry would be & 34;Boaty McBoatface.
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1500 Year-Old Mummy Found Wearing 'Adidas Sneakers'

April 15, 2016Yes, you read that right, a Mongolian mummy dating back to the 6th century A.D. was just found buried with a large collection of belongings, including shoes that look quite similar to modern Adidas sneakers. Many are saying that this is proof of time travel, but the archaeologists behind the discovery are saying the shoes and other belongings are simply proof of how skilled the craftsmen of the time were.
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Scientists Hold Secret Meeting About Creating Synthetic Human Genome

May 16, 2016On May 10, a secret meeting was held at Harvard Medical School in Boston to discuss the possibility of creating a synthetic human genome. This project, which is just in the idea phase, would be working towards creating a human being who does not have biological parents. Chemicals would be used to manufacture the 3 billion units of DNA that make up human chromosomes.
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Square Tire From British Airways Plane Baffles Experts

May 16, 2016According to the Daily Mail, Aviation experts were baffled when a British Airways plane from Hong Kong landed at Heathrow airport with a square tire. The aircraft was an Airbus A380 and it was reported that upon take-off, it had received a low-pressure tire warning. The airplane continued on its flight, disregarding the warning.
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Reddit User Claims He Automated His Job For 6 Years, Finally Is Fired, Forgets How To Code

Reddit user FiletOfFish1066 just got fired from his programming job after automating his work for 6 years, he even forgot how to code.June 09, 2016Reddit user FiletOfFish1066 just got fired from his programming job. The reason and circumstances will completely blow your mind, though. FiletOfFish1066 (FOF) worked at a well-known tech company in the Bay Area and for six full years did nothing except play League of Legends(LoL), browse Reddit, work out in a gym, and basically do whatever he felt like doing.
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Apple Takes Out the Big Gun (and is Replacing it with a Squirt Gun)

August 03, 2016Apple takes away the guns Image Source: Edited/DisarmTheIphone/Apple In a society riddled with violence and hate, Apple sets to tone the mode down by removing the gun emoji and replacing it with a squirt gun.In a recent attempt to introduce more diverse and neutral emoji& 39;s, apple has unveiled a new line of characters and symbols to be added in the next iOS 10 update.
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Cargo Plane Skids Off Runway and Crashes into Highway

August 10, 2016Pilots of a DHL Boeing 737 cargo plane lost control while landing and skidded off the runway and into a nearby roadway last week. The crash happened at the airport in Bergamo, Italy, late last Friday night. The plane came to a stop after colliding with an overpass and destroying the guardrail.
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The Olympic Diving Pool Turned Green, Baffling Officials

August 11, 2016 Image Source: Tom Daley Just a short while after the Olympics opened in Rio, the diving pool turned a bright green which perplexed officials.The incident occurred on Tuesday where it became quite evident the pool turned a jello-like green. While officials were perplexed by the incident, they announced the green nature of the pool posed as no risk to the athletes.
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Iran Bans Pokémon Go Due to Security Concerns

August 10, 2016As Pokémon Go continues to be on the top of the mobile application charts, many places are banning the game for various reasons. According to the BBC, Iran has flat out banned the game in the country as they feel it poses too high of a security risk. The overseeing officials in Iran who ultimately made this decision didn& 39;t release the specific security concerns that resulted in the ban, but they did say that the decision was a matter of security.
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Heroes Offer Free School Under Bridge In New Delhi

August 27, 2016Class taking place outside underneath the Metro in New Delhi Image Source: Altaf Qadri A school in India is offering free education to underprivileged children who otherwise could not afford to attend.The school, founded by Rajesh Kumar, offers free education to around 80 children who live in the surrounding slums.
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Divers Find Wrecked Steam Train from 1910 in Lake Superior

August 31, 2016 Image Source: Wikimedia Finding a century-old steam train is not something you would expect to find in the depths of America& 39;s biggest lake, but a team of divers just found one. The wreck is that of CPR No 694, a steam train that was lost to the water in 1910, and until this recent dive remained unfound.
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