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Epic Fu: Arianna Huffington, Zombie Outbreak, Superstruct

This week, the FU of the Week is served by author and Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington! We check out some zero dollar bills, look at a new alternate-reality game set in the future, and check out Semapedia, which allows you to post links to the Web in the real world! Plus tons more, including the Artist of the Week and a new Campfire discussion!

Oct. 23, 2008

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Malware outbreak blamed on file-swapped MP3s, MPEGs

Security firm says fake music and movie files downloaded from Limewire and eDonkey instead runs ads on your computer.

By May. 6, 2008

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Snapchat hack spams users with smoothie photos

Members of the photo-sharing site say they're getting spam pictures of fruit smoothies. What's behind this juicy story?

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Cute Tokyo Metro posters remind commuters to behave

Passengers might think twice before blaring music, sneezing on strangers, or falling asleep drunk on the subway with these charming posters spotted in Japan.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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How to better spy on a childhood virus

Scientists at Georgia Tech say a new technique for tagging the genome and studying the RNA of a virus could help them discover better antiviral drugs and perhaps even more effective vaccines.

By Jan. 2, 2014

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Flu predictions get more accurate

Google's annual Flu Trends metric was wildly off last year. But scientists were able to leverage the company's data to design a far more successful system.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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Five great zombie short films you can watch online

Crave celebrates the return of "The Walking Dead" with a roundup of great zombie shorts available for your viewing pleasure on YouTube and Vimeo.

By Oct. 14, 2013

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New tech can detect even viruses yet to be discovered

Researchers say a next-gen sequencing approach allows them to subtract the entire human genetic sequence from the genetic material of a blood sample and identify viruses based on what remains.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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Are selfies causing the spread of head lice?

A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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The Turkish revolution won't be televised, but it will be tweeted

As local news neglects the ongoing protests, Turkey's prime minister blasts Twitter as a "menace to society" for spreading information, or what he calls "lies."

By Jun. 3, 2013