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Bird Slams Into Man’s Face In Bloody Roller Coaster Accident

by Jason
A man and his friend went for a ride on Red Force, which is being touted as Europes fastest roller coaster, on Friday and literally crashed into an unfortunate surprise. He tossed the bird aside and, with blood smeared across his face, appeared to tell his friend what just happened. Moments after the encounter, the man seemed to accept his and the birds fate and rose his hand for another drop. A similar accident took place in 2012 when a 12-year-old boy was hit by a bird while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. […]

Why Trump’s Syria Strike Will Not End Well

by Jason
By now, it is clear that the missile strike hasnot impededAssad from using his air force to strike rebel strongholds. In fact, Syrian warplanes reportedly carried out strikes yesterday against rebels near the city of Homs taking off from the very air base hit by U.S. missiles. Trump even gave Assad advanced notice via Russian President Vladimir Putin, which enabled the Syrian dictator to move his troops and bunker his planes. Moreover, Trump left one of the airstrips at the targeted base untouched, which is why Assad could quickly use the base to launch further attacks. The end result will […]

Elon Musk teases one Easter Egg to rule them all for Tesla owners

by Jason
How do you like your eggs? If you answered Easter, you have something in common with billionaire tech visionary Elon Musk, who never tires of building the things into the software for his Tesla vehicles. Now, the CEO is teasing a forthcoming Easter Egg for people hes heard like Easter Eggs: An Easter Egg with Easter Eggs in its Easter Egg. Musks tweet suggests a way to access all the past Easter Eggs made available via Tesla software updates from one central access point with the caveat that this includes all discovered hidden fun time secrets. Use of that word […]

Tracking the explosive growth of open-source software

by Jason
Dharmesh Thakker is a general partner at Battery Ventures and a former managing director at Intel Capital. More posts by this contributor: How viral open-source startups can build themselves into enterprise-IT powerhouses The Money In Open-Source Software Max Schireson is the former CEO of open-source database company MongoDB and is currently an executive-in-residence at Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor: The Money In Open-Source Software Dan Nguyen-Huu is an associate at Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor: How viral open-source startups can build themselves into enterprise-IT powerhouses Many of todays hottest new enterprise technologies are centered around free, open-source technology. As a […]

Patients with learning disabilities missing out on health checks – BBC News

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This meant they were not accessing support including checks for epilepsy and chronic conditions such as asthma. The NHS recommends that people with learning disabilities and other complex health needs receive a general physical examination and review of any medicines they have been prescribed every year. The NHS Digital report looked at patients with and without learning disabilities from more than half of GP practices in England. This covered about 60% of all patients registered with a GP. The researchers found that, on average, patients with learning disabilities had a 16-year shorter life expectancy than the general population. People with […]