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Report: Research Facility “Loses” Thousands of Tubes Containing Deadly Virus

A French research institute working on various deadly viruses, including SARS, has apparently misplaced thousands of tubes and no one is quite sure where they went.

A routine inventory check at Paris’ Pasteur Institute revealed that 2,349 tubes containing fragments of the virus responsible for the deaths of 774 people in 2002 were missing, the centre named after French chemist Louis Pasteur said.
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Reddit co-founder tells Joe Rogan: Cable companies about to ‘f*ck up’ the Internet

“We’re now in a position where cable companies — because they’re basically oligopolies, right? — because there’s only a handful of them, want to break (net neutrality), Ohanian said. “They don’t want the Internet to be flat; they want it to look like your cable. They want you to have a basic package, right? Where you get Bing search for free, because they’ve made a deal with Microsoft. If you want Google, it’s an extra $10 a month, but it’s a really good search engine, so you’ll pay for it, right?”
READ MORE: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/04/14/reddit-co-founder-tells-joe-rogan-...

Why People Pirate Game of Thrones, a Global Cost Breakdown

By Ernesto: Millions of people pirate Game of Thrones instead of paying for it. One of the prime reasons is the hefty price tag that comes with a premium subscription, which isn't really a surprise if you look at the costs in some countries. Honestly, would you pay $500 to follow the latest season?

game of thronesIn a few hours a new episode of Game of Thrones will appear on BitTorrent, and a few days later roughly four million people will have downloaded this unofficial release.

Those who pirate the show have several reasons for doing so. In some countries there is simply no legal option available, however, the price tag that comes with many of the legal services is almost as big of a hurdle.

Russian Spetsnaz Soldier Claims to be "US Citizen" During Beating


A alleged mercenary hired to protect pro-Kiev demonstrators is caught by pro-Russian Ukranians and confesses to be an American ( 00:44 "I'm a US citizen" ).

The End of Facebook, A Large Scam Exposed

It’s taken five years to get the Booooooom Facebook page to the size it is now and after all that it appears, due to Facebook’s greed, it’s a complete waste of time to continue using it.

READ MORE: http://www.booooooom.com/2014/02/25/end-facebook/

How Can You Love Learning But Hate School?

Gary the Goat booted from bar

A popular Australian comedian and his goat have been kicked out of a Queensland pub for 'workplace health and safety' reasons. Gary the Goat and his owner Jimbo posted the video of their eviction from a Gladstone bar on Sunday night. In August of 2012, Gary the Goat landed Jimbo a $440 citation from Sydney police for allegedly "damaging vegetation without authority." According to police, the goat ate grass and plants outside of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. Jimbo denied the charges, and the case was dropped after the court ruled Jimbo could not be held accountable for Gary's actions. READ MORE: http://au.news.yahoo.com/qld/a/22440145/gary-the-goat-booted-from-bar/?c...

Justice in America: A Wealthy Child Rapist Goes Free, But a Poor Woman Trying to Feed Her Kids Gets Jailed

The United States in effect operates two distinct criminal justice systems: one for wealthy people and another for poor people and minorities.

In 2009, when Robert H Richard IV, an unemployed heir to the DuPont family fortune, pled guilty to fourth-degree rape of his three-year-old daughter, a judge spared him a justifiable sentence – indeed, only put Richard on probation – because she figured this 1-percenter would "not fare well" in a prison setting.
READ MORE: http://www.alternet.org/justice-america-wealthy-child-rapist-goes-free-p...

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