Why is the NSA Buying Waste Water in Maryland?

Posted by Steve Herman on January 6, 2014

So why is the NSA buying waste water in Maryland?

The agency which has taken heat for its data collection programs, isn’t analyzing the water to find personal information, but rather use it to keep the data collecting running.

The Utah Data Center, owned by the NSA, uses 1.7-million gallons of water each day. The water is necessary to cool servers that …

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Michael Bay Meltdown

Posted by Steve Herman on January 6, 2014

The big news from the Consumer Electronics Show comes at the expensive of super-action director Michael Bay. He was promoting a new 105″ curved TV from Samsung when the teleprompter failed.

Afterwards Bay blogged about what happened:

Wow! I just embarrassed myself at CES – I was about to speak for Samsung for this awesome Curved 105-inch UHD TV. I rarely lend …

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Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan: 20 Years Later

Posted by Steve Herman on January 6, 2014

Tonya Harding had the world at her fingertips. The first American female to complete a triple axle in competition. The second in the world. Unfortunately it’s not the impressive triple axle that she’s remembered by, but rather a scandal that would stretch far beyond figure skating circles and into every Americans home.

It’s what has became known as “The Whack Heard Round …

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1 Killed, 2 Injured in Aspen, Colo., Plane Crash

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 5, 2014
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ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — One person died and two people were injured when a plane crashed at the Aspen airport Sunday afternoon, Colorado authorities said.

Three people were aboard the plane Sunday, said Thomas Wright, a dispatcher with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office. One person was injured severely and another suffered non-serious injuries, he said.

Ginny Dyche, a spokeswoman for Aspen Valley …

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Historic Freeze Could Break Midwest Temp Records

Posted by Christina Kemp on January 4, 2014

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The deep freeze expected soon in the Midwest, New England and even the South will be one to remember, with potential record-low temperatures heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia.

It hasn’t been this cold for decades — 20 years in Washington, D.C., 18 years in Milwaukee, 15 in Missouri — even in the Midwest, where bundling …

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