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Why does a two-bit Alabama town have two spy drones?

The town of Gadsden, Ala., has 100,000 inhabitants and two UAVs. The police chief says he has no idea why, even though they've been there for two years. He claims they've never been used.

By May. 2, 2012

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Blind Boys of Alabama, "Free at Last": Free MP3 of the Day

Helped by Allen Toussaint and local luminaries, the Blind Boys offer ideally seasoned gospel harmonies. Download a free MP3 of "Free at Last" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By Feb. 24, 2008

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Download Captain Philips, get the ebook free at Sainsburys

If the Tom Hanks-starring movie Captain Phillips floats your boat, download it from Sainsburys to get the book free.

By Feb. 7, 2014

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Miss Alabama's beautiful confusion about NSA surveillance

During the Miss USA pageant, Alabama's representative showed how difficult the core ideas behind surveillance methods are to grasp.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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Google bestows author Zora Neale Hurston her own doodle

Showing an illustrated portrait of the writer, along with a backdrop that easily fits into her acclaimed novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," the Web giant pays homage to the great American author.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Man allegedly double-texts, knee-steers -- with kid in back

A man is arrested in Alabama after allegedly telling police he's been "double-texting" since he was 15. That is, texting on two phones simultaneously.

By Apr. 5, 2013

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One man's broken iPhone is another man's art

Twice Used, a project launched by a smartphone repair specialist, wants to make modern household products out of our stories of "clumsiness and everlasting remorse."

By Nov. 15, 2013

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Brain scans could one day help diagnose autism earlier

Researchers say MRI scans show very specific brain activity that could help diagnose autism and aid people in determining early treatment options.

By Oct. 17, 2013

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Wow. Such fast. Dogecoin to sponsor Nascar racer

Enthusiastic Dogecoin-toting Reddit users pooled together a chunk of cryptocurrency change to sponsor a Nascar driver at Talladega Superspeedway.

By Mar. 26, 2014