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Is Your Computer Password Among the 25 Worst of 2011?

Password management app maker SplashData has released its list of the “worst computer passwords of 2011″ based around the most commonly stolen password data. It should come as no surprise that the password “password” topped the list of no-nos.

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NASA's "What's Your Favorite Space" Event
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Want To Be An Astronaut? NASA Now Taking Applications

Even though NASA has no way to get astronauts to space other than to hitch a ride on a Russian Soyuz, NASA is hiring.

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Computer Game Museum Opens In Berlin
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Video Gamers Have Bigger Brains, Study Says

Video games have a place in my spice rack of life.  I've been gaming for over 30 years.  A new study says I got a big brain.

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Google Might Start Manufacturing Driverless Cars [VIDEO]

After changing the way we use the Internet, is Google preparing to change the way we drive?

Since 2005, Google has been developing a driverless car, which navigates itself with sensors, Google’s street view software and artificial intelligence.

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Facial Recognition Software Now Being Used for Personalized Marketing

While facial recognition technology has been used to enhance security — for example, to spot known terrorists in crowds — it’s now poised to become the next big thing for personalized marketing and smart phones.

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Average Texter Sends or Receives 41.5 Messages a Day — Survey of the Day

According to a survey of 2,227 adults by the Pew Research Center, the average text message user sends or receives an average of 41.5 messages a day.

How much someone texts is not surprisingly tied to how old they are. Those in the 18-to-29 age group send or receive an average of 87.7 texts a day, whereas that total is only 4.7 for those in the 65-and-over group.

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NASA's "What's Your Favorite Space" Event
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NASA Develops Material That Could Be None More Black

Friday is Nigel Tufnel Day.  It's the day that truly goes to 11.  And NASA has created a material that can get none more black.

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NASA Announces Contractor To Build New Human Spacecraft
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NASA Looking To Take Flight Again In 2014

The American space program is currently in the midst of a manned capability gap.  NASA has announced when they plan on ending that gap with the release of Orion's test schedule.

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New Toyota Technology Could Help the Paralyzed Walk [VIDEO]

On November 2 in Tokyo, auto maker Toyota unveiled several robotic devices designed to help paralyzed people and the elderly walk.

These robots include sensors that detect the user’s posture, grasp and holding strength, and motor control technology that facilitates someone’s desired motion.

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The 15th Annual Webby Awards - Show
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The Most Popular Video Game Of All Time

I was a video gamer before video games were cool.  But I've never played the most popular game of all time.

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