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TECHNOLOGY
Missiles in Nationís Missile
Defense System Fail to
Intercept Targets 50% of Time

Defense contractors see glass as half full.
CEO of Tesla, SpaceX Says He Wants to Make Flying Car, Hard Part Is Making It Safe
Watch out for that drone, don't text and fly, mile-high club, etc.
Super Computer Passes Turing
Test: Fools Humans Into
Thinking It's Human

Up next: fooling humans into thinking that they are computers.
 
SPORTS
World Cup Begins
Americans glued to their TVs, tablets, smartphones, watching anything but.
NFL to Drop Roman Numerals for Super Bowl 50
Since nobody has studied Latin in school for XLVII years.
Brazil's Polluted Guanabara Bay May Not Be Ready for 2016 Olympics
Possibly in time for 3016 Olympics.
FEATURE
Having a gun in the home does what to the risk of homicide in the home?
  A ) Reduces it.
  B ) Has no effect.
  C ) Doubles it.
Hint: Sometimes, you get so mad, you could just kill somebody.
 
TRAVEL
Cabbies, Protesting Ride Share
Program, Halt Traffic
In Paris, Madrid

And some say New York, too, but it's hard to tell.
 
ODDS 'N' ENDS
Chinese Scientists Discover
Formula for Always Winning
Rock-Paper-Scissors

It involves an actual rock.
Cooper Mini Announces First 4-Door Sedan
Will hold up to 40 clowns.

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