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Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist

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By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations. Florida's three largest utilities have poured money into the re-election campaign of Republican incumbent Governor Rick Scott in...(more) 



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EU regulators to decide on Facebook, WhatsApp deal by Oct. 3

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators will decide by Oct. 3 whether to clear world No. 1 online social network Facebook's $19 billion offer for mobile messaging startup WhatsApp, the European Commission said on Monday. Facebook requested EU approval last week, the Commission's website showed....(more) 



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The app that deletes your texts from a FRIEND'S phone: Snapchat-style Ansa destroys messages and photos remotely

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Ansa (pictured) was created by 23-year-old Natalie Bryla from San Francisco. It lets people send self-destructing text messages, photos and videos when using the ‘off the record’ mode. 



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Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba

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BEIJING (AP) -- China's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering.... 



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Could eating less meat stop dangerous climate change?

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Eating less meat is "essential" to ensure future demand for food can be met and "dangerous" climate change avoided, experts have warned. A study by leading u... 



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BBC begins push to help kids code

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The BBC unveils plans to support England's computer coding curriculum with a new section of its Bitesize learning site and tech-themed TV shows. 

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What Caused California’s Napa Valley Earthquake? Faults Explained

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The moderate earthquake that struck California’s Napa Valley on Sunday collapsed older buildings, sparked fires and caused scores of injuries. 



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Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week

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Methane plumes erupting, a walking fish and endangered coral species — just a few of the amazing photos this week in Science. 



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Hundreds of nude celebrity photos leaked in reported iCloud hack

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Hundreds of nude, semi-nude, and revealing pictures of female celebrities were leaked overnight after being stolen from their private collections. Hunger Games actor Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, and pop star Ariana Grande were among the celebrities apparently shown in the pictures, which were posted on infamous...(more) 



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Iceland Volcano Blasts Back to Life

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A new volcanic eruption in southeast Iceland is fountaining lava nearly 200 feet (60 meters) into the air. 



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Flip Player for Mac review

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Play, import, convert and export Windows Media video and audio files on your Mac 

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Can Octopuses be Cultivated for Food?

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As the world’s supply of fish diminishes while the number of humans keeps increasing, it seems these creatures would make an ideal mass-produced food for our hungry mouths. 



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