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Photo May Be Key to Finding What Happened to Aviator Amelia Earhart


Investigators think they have uncovered a key clue that will lead them to solve the mystery of what happened to legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, who disappeared on a trans-Pacific flight 75 years ago.

Narco Sub Pioneer Captured by Colombian Authorities

The US Open Borders

The drug trafficker who pioneered the use of submarines to smuggle cocaine has been captured in southwestern Colombia, the National Police said. Jose Samir Renteria, who is the subject of a U.S. extradition request, was arrested in Cali, the capital of Valle del Cauca province.

KONY 2012 Tops 100 Million Views, Becomes the Most Viral Video in History

With more than 100 million views in six days, Kony 2012, a 30-minute documentary about Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony, has become the most viral video in history, according to one researcher.

IPad Fans Flock to Apple Stores

San Jose Mercury News

Apple fans lined up early Friday for the debut of the newest iteration of the iPad tablet computer, joining employees in cheers and coffee until Apple Store doors opened at 8 a.m.

Hop-on Tourism Phone Hits the Streets of Cozumel


Hop-on, Inc. announced the first tourism industry specific cell phone. The phone links customers to specific tourism features such as 24 hour a day privileges and services in Cozumel, Mexico with a personalized customer Ultimate Vacation Store.

Campaign to Capture Fugitive Kony Goes Viral

NBC San Diego

Joseph Kony is not a household name, but humanitarian group Invisible Children hopes to change that through the use of social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. Kony, an indicted war criminal and leader of the LRA, was plastered all over social media networks last week.

Special Technology Hunts Mexico Border Drug Flights


A highly specialized U.S. military task force is using battlefield technology to help federal police hunt elusive drug traffickers slipping over the Mexico border in hard-to-detect ultralight aircraft, officials said on Thursday.

Mexico Targets 2014 Launch for Satmex 7 Satellite


Contracts have been signed with U.S.-based Boeing Satellite Systems International and Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, for the construction, launch and insertion into orbit of the $350 million Satmex 7 satellite, Satelites Mexicanos, or Satmex, said.

Thousands Tweet to Fete Tweets

The News

Thousands of Twitterers, people who use the microblog social networking site Twitter, congratulated themselves on Monday on a job well-done. The reason for celebration: Twitters self-proclaimed International Twitterer Day.

Brains Damaged by Smartphones Multitasking Mania


Is it rude to be constantly checking messages while you are socializing with someone else? That is a matter of opinion. But a professor friend emails to remind me that rudeness is actually the least of the problems with the perpetual multitasking of the smartphone generation.

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