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Aliens could be huge, says scientist

Technically Incorrect: Cosmologist Fergus Simpson believes that the most intelligent of aliens out there will likely weight 650 pounds. Yes, little green people could be very, very big.

By April 6, 2015

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Three judges fired for using office computers to watch porn

Technically Incorrect: In Britain, it seems the judiciary can be injudicious when it comes to using technology at work.

By March 17, 2015

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Judge holds himself in contempt for his cell phone

A Michigan judge holds himself in contempt of court and pays a $25 fine after his smartphone interrupts legal proceedings. "Judges are humans," he says. "They're not above the rules."

By April 16, 2013

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Patriots coach invokes science in addressing deflated-football dustup

Technically Incorrect: Bill Belichick says he's not a scientist, but he offers a scientific reason why his team's footballs weren't at regulation pressure when Pats beat Colts to head to Super Bowl.

By January 24, 2015

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Celebrities rage on Twitter after Sony cancels 'The Interview'

Stars ranging from Jimmy Kimmel to Rob Lowe are upset over Sony's reaction to cyberterrorists threatening violence on the movie's release day.

By December 18, 2014

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GTA V pulled from Target Australia for depictions of violence against women

After pressure from an online petition, Target Australia agrees to stop selling Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

By December 3, 2014

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Woman sues plastic surgeon for posting images of 'cocaine nose'

Plaintiff says she reasonably expected privacy when she went to get her nose fixed. Instead, it was allegedly put online.

By July 30, 2014

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How Apple, Microsoft can stop NBC's Olympic contempt

While NBC continues to receive deserved criticism for its Olympic myopia by refusing to show events live on TV, it's the advertisers who are complicit and therefore have the power to change NBC's habits.

By July 29, 2012

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Lavabit loses appeal on technicality

A federal appeals court tells Ladar Levison, of the now-moribund email service Lavabit, that he didn't clearly articulate the legal issues at stake in his contempt of court appeal.

By April 16, 2014

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Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

By April 17, 2014