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  • Land of Linkin'

     
    An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Kafka's Joke Book: A horse walks into a bar. The bartender asks, “Why the......
  • Netflix to Pay AT&T for High-Quality Video Streaming Connections

    Netflix has struck a deal with AT&T, under which the No. 1 Internet video-streaming company will pay the U.S.'s biggest phone company fees to guarantee high-quality delivery. The deal represents the third major U.S. broadband provider Netflix has cut...
  • Austrian business grits teeth, would back Russia sanctions

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian businesses would back tougher economic sanctions against Russia should Europe go down that path, even though such measures will likely be counterproductive, the head of the country's Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday....
  • Lobbying expenditures against GMO labeling soar this year

    Lobbying expenditures against GMO labeling soar this year
    The food industry spent $9 million lobbying Congress to oppose laws requiring labeling for genetically modified products in the first quarter of this year, nearly matching its total spending for all of last year, a new report said. The Washington D.C.-...
  • Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the hatches for the gathering economic and political storm. The United States and the European Union saw the...
  • Plant cloner goes green to save water

    Plant cloner goes green to save water
    Using a scalpel, sterile lab and recycled rainwater, Randy Strode clones millions of fruit, ornamental and flowering plants every year. Back in the '60s, Strode was a hippie, with a beard, Afro and peace-love-happiness outlook. Then came family and a...
  • French regulator rejects applications for free TV channels

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's broadcast regulator has rejected applications from TF1, M6 and Vivendi's Canal+ to shift three of their respective pay-television channels to free-to-air, dealing a setback to the companies and their staff. The CSA said in a...
  • Person shot in head with airsoft gun in Naperville

    Person shot in head with airsoft gun in Naperville
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A person was shot in the head with what appears to be an airsoft gun in the 1110 block of West Ogden Avenue about 12:37 a.m. July 24. A bicycle valued at $75 was stolen from the 800...
  • GSA announces three potential sites for FBI headquarters

    GSA announces three potential sites for FBI headquarters
    WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration is considering three sites — including two in Maryland — as viable options for a new headquarters building for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a long awaited short list...
  • Health insurance rates surged this year in California, official says

    The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the state's insurance commissioner said. But Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones predicted that insurers will ease...
  • Boatyards get boost in workers' comp bill

    WASHINGTON — Smaller boatyards would save tens of thousands of dollars a year on workers' compensation insurance under a bill passed by the U.S. House on Tuesday — a long-awaited boost for a big industry in Florida. Florida lawmakers led...