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Evidence hints Canadian comet impact triggered prehistoric climate shift

Evidence hints Canadian comet impact triggered prehistoric climate shift

A group of scientists from Canada have discovered evidence that an extraplanetary body came down over Canada about 12,900 years ago. The evidence suggests that the comet might have triggered the death of giant animals roaming North America and triggered a cooling spell in the Earth's climate. Scientists say that during the Younger Dryas climatic period temperatures fell sharply.

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HP Q3 2013 droops; Whitman praises ability to predict sliding finances

HP Q3 2013 droops; Whitman praises ability to predict sliding finances

HP saw Q3 2013 revenue fall 8-percent year on year, mustering $27.2bn in a disappointing quarter in which the most positive thing CEO Meg Whitman could say is that the company delivered exactly the shrinking finances it had previously predicted. "We once again achieved the financial performance we said we would" Whitman said today, as HP revealed cash flow had dropped 6-percent to $2.7bn as every division bar software recorded a drop in revenues.

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Minecraft 1.5 Redstone to be released in a couple of weeks

Minecraft 1.5 Redstone to be released in a couple of weeks

Minecraft developer, Jens Bergensten, has just tweeted that the next update for Minecraft, Minecraft 1.5 Redstone, will be released in a couple of weeks. The update will be a major update that brings various optimizations to the game, as well as some great added features. Development for the update began around late November 2012 right after its announcement at MineCon 2012.

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Drone drama as British military admits hundreds of lost UAVs

Drone drama as British military admits hundreds of lost UAVs

Over 400 drones ranging from palm-sized helicopters to a $16m combat-capable Reaper have been lost in action, blown up, or simply stopped working over the past five years, the British military has admitted. The Ministry of Defence has not put a final total on how much the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) deployment, which has taken place in Afghanistan and Iraq, has cost, but a new report on drone incidents has detailed the breadth of losses involved, the Guardian reports.

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White House changes the minimum number of required petition signatures to 100,000

White House changes the minimum number of required petition signatures to 100,000

The "We the People" page on the White House website allows the public to create petitions, which, according to the previous rules, required a minimum of 25,000 signatures within 30 days to receive an official response. In response to the growing use of the service, however, the Obama administration has increased the minimum signature amount to 100,000. This news comes shortly after the popular petition for the construction of a Death Star was rejected.

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Samsung Galaxy S III bricking issue fix appearing “as soon as possible”

Samsung Galaxy S III bricking issue fix appearing “as soon as possible”

It would appear that we're getting closer and closer to a fix for the phantom bricking of the Samsung Galaxy S III that we've heard washings of over the past few weeks in forums galore. This fix has been spoken of by Dutch Samsung representative Anne ter Braak as delivered to Tweakers. Though the update on the situation doesn't exactly tell us a whole lot of new information on the subject, we'll take what we can get at this point.

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Why I’m OK with the Death of Consoles

Why I’m OK with the Death of Consoles

I’ve been a gaming fan my entire life. From the old days of arcades on through to today’s iPhone gaming, I’ve found a way to incorporate video games into my life. Without them, I don’t think I’d feel as entertained as I am right now.

A key component in my video game love over the years has been consoles. From the Nintendo Entertainment System through the Sega Genesis and countless devices that came after, consoles have been the cornerstone of my gaming experience.

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