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If there's one Sochi video that deserves to go viral, it's this one

Watching the Russian Interior Ministry Police Choir sing Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" at the opening ceremony is an exalted experience. Sadly, NBC and music rights holders are steadily removing copies from YouTube.

By February 8, 2014

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To ride the Moscow subway for free, do 30 squats

As part of a Russian campaign to make citizens healthier, riders who buy a ticket at Vystavochnaya station in western Moscow have the option of paying in squats.

By November 11, 2013

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Massive asteroid to hit Earth in 2032? (Well, maybe)

Ukrainian astronomers discover an asteroid, called 2013 TV135, with the power of 2,500 nuclear bombs. It's officially described as "potentially hazardous." You've been warned.

By October 18, 2013

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Another cat accused of smuggling cell phone into jail

After a Brazilian cat was caught by security guards smuggling a cell phone and charger into a prison, authorities in Northern Russia say they've intercepted a similar feline felon.

By June 3, 2013

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Russia's parliament approves Internet blacklist law

Russia is the latest country to enact Web censorship-style laws. Sites deemed "illegal" under Russian law now face near-immediate blacklisting.

By July 11, 2012

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Russia's Internet blacklist looms in freedom crackdown

The country's move to strengthen its "Internet blacklist" could lead to blockage of porn, drug-related, and "extremist" sites. Would it also threaten political protests?

By July 6, 2012

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Sprint ID for Android smartphones (review)

We took a look at Sprint's new Sprint ID interface for Android phones. While the concept is interesting and potentially useful, we have a fair amount of reservations.

By October 8, 2010

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The Flash fracas between Adobe and Apple (FAQ)

Adobe and Apple are jockeying for power over the mobile computing future, but it's not as simple as the fanboys and haters would have you think.

By April 23, 2010

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Is it Postgres' time to shine?

EnterpriseDB seems to have figured out that its competition is Oracle in the enterprise, not MySQL in the clouds. This is a good start.

By October 12, 2009

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A day of Bungee (Moving RIA development to the web)

As the world moves online, open source is following it there, first in the applications we use, and now with the development tools we use to build those applications, either offline or online.

By June 22, 2007