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Newsweek Report: Undersea Cables Transport 99 Percent of International Data
Things at the bottom of the sea: pale fish, manganese nodules, plastic trash and cables. Lots of cables. In our wireless, satellite-broadcasted world, it's easy to forget that most of our electronic communications still run through wires. This includes the vast majority of international calls, text messages and Internet transmissions, which must be ferried through cables that stretch across continents at the bottom of the ocean ...
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2007-08 Financial Collapse Begins with the Filing for Bankruptcy by New Century Financial
New Century Financial, one of the largest sub-prime lenders in the US, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on April 2nd of 2007, beginning the collapse of the financial market in 2007 and 2008. "The crash has laid bare many unpleasant truths about the United States. One of the most alarming, says a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is that the finance industry has ...
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Expert Testifies of Finding Some Physical Signs of Satanic Child Abuse
SANTA ANA — A Chicago research psychiatrist testified in a satanic-abuse trial Tuesday that he has examined about 130 patients who remember similar childhood sexual abuse and has found some physical evidence to substantiate their claims. "If 10% of the things I hear are true, then we have a problem in our society," said Dr. Bennett G. Braun, associate professor of psychiatry at Rush University and ...
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