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How A Team Of Activists Leaked Stolen FBI Documents 43 Years Ago

On March 8, 1971, the United States tuned in to watch Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier battle it out in the Fight of the Century. Unawares, the FBI were having hundreds of secret documents stolen from their offices by a team of activists.


Google Drive, Now With Better Graphics

Google Drive has just received a nice little graphical update, with document editors now neatly compressed to maximise space on the content itself.


Secret NSA Documents And FISA Court Opinions Released By US Government

The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in the US has released hundreds of pages of documents related to the US government’s secret interpretation of Patriot Act Section 215 and the NSA’s (mis)use of its massive database of every American’s phone records. The documents were released as a result of EFF’s ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.


Form(s) Vs Function: Making Official Docs Look Better -- And Work Harder

A crop of newly reimagined government forms beautify and clarify the documents that define us (as far as the government is concerned, at least). But should we be thinking harder about how these forms function, alongside how they look?


Oops: US Parade Confetti Included Shredded Confidential Police Documents

A group of Tufts University students enjoying the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade last Thursday noticed something unsettling about the confetti being tossed around. Instead of being made from blank coloured paper, it had bits of confidential information on it like licence plate numbers, phone numbers and addresses, made from sensitive documents from the Nassau County Police Department.


This Is How Much Money Facebook Makes Off You

We’d gotten a glimpse at Facebook’s financials when the company first filed for an IPO in early February, but now an amended S-1 filing has shed even more light on the giant pile of money hoarded by the Zuck dragon. Including, reports TechCrunch, how much he made off of you.


Apple Killing iWork.com Effective July 31

An old PR adage says if you have bad news, release it on Friday when it’s less likely to cause a stir. So perhaps that’s why Apple announced it’s killing off iWork.com on, you guessed it, this past Friday.


Kindle Just Turned Into An Instapaper For Files

I like using my ereader for things other than books, but aside from Instapaper, converting regular files into ereader format is more hassle than it’s worth. Now Amazon’s making it easier to send non-book files to your Kindle.


Now You Can Download The Original Lunar Rover Manual

Before you apply to NASA, you might want to take some time to peruse the original Lunar Rover Operations Handbook. Even though it dates back to April 19, 1971, a working knowledge of Apollo equipment couldn’t hurt your chances.


Google-Powered Dead Sea Scrolls Are A History Buff's Dream

Five of the Dead Sea Scrolls — the world’s oldest biblical documents — are now viewable online as searchable, high-resolution images thanks to Google. Talk about some priceless Google Docs.


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