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Amazon.com: Atheist Manifesto eBook: Michel Onfray: Kindle Store
Read books on your computer or other mobile devices with our FREE Kindle Reading Apps. This hugely controversial work demonstrates convincingly how the world's three major monotheistic religions-Christianity, Judaism, and Islam-have attempted to suppress knowledge, science, pleasure, and desire, condemning nonbelievers often to death.Not since Nietzsche has a work so groundbreaking and explosive appeared, to question the role of the world's three major monotheistic religions.
Why LightSquared failed: It was science, not politics
LightSquared's plan to build a 4G network with satellites and cell towers was, in hindsight, doomed from the start. GPS device makers may be to blame for not finding ways to avoid interference from adjacent spectrum, but government tests showing that LightSquared's cell towers would wreak havoc on the GPS devices that exist today forced the FCC to pull the plug.
AP News: High court dilemma: Can lie about medal be crime?
MARK SHERMAN Published: 39 minutes ago In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, Doug and Pam Sterner are photographed in their home in Alexandria, Va. Pam is the author of a college paper that led to the drafting of a federal law in 2006, the Stolen Valor Act, aimed at curbing false claims of military valor, and Doug exposes phony medal winners.
After first Anon hack, PR firm failed to update other .gov websites
The hacking of the websites of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection on February 17 was the second attack on the agency's web presence in less than a month. Both of the attacked servers were set up for the FTC by the public relations firm Fleishman-Hilliard under the same contract, and ran on servers the firm provisioned from web hosting and cloud services provider Media Temple.
Rick Santorum Wants Your Sex Life to Be 'Special'
Sign up to receive our free newsletters Conor Friedersdorf - Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he focuses on politics and national affairs. He lives in Venice, California, and is the founding editor of The Best of Journalism, a newsletter devoted to exceptional nonfiction.
Code from slain spam botnet recycled to steal passwords
By Jon Brodkin | Published February 15, 2012 11:38 AM The Waledac botnet taken offline in February 2010 remains very much dead, but the code used to create the spamming botnet has been retooled for a more sinister purpose: stealing passwords.
Giant Kim Jong-il statue unveiled
14 February 2012 Last updated at 22:30 ET The late Kim Jong-il (right) is also awarded the highest title of Generalissimo, the same rank held by his late father, Kim Il-sung (left) A giant statue of Kim Jong-il has been unveiled ahead of Thursday's celebrations of the 70th anniversary of his birthday.
Sony Apologizes For Whitney Houston iTunes Price Hike
February 14, 2012 at 3:12 pm PT Sony says it's sorry it raised prices on two Whitney Houston albums at Apple's UK iTunes store, the day after the singer's death. On Sunday, Sony pushed through wholesale price changes that moved the retail price of Houston's "The Ultimate Collection" from 4.99 pounds to 7.99, and "Whitney - The Greatest Hits" from 7.99 pounds to 9.99.
Free Condoms App Upgraded in NYC
Photo courtesy of mozzercork / Flickr CC February 14, 2012 By Matt Williams New York City's Health Department gave a very special gift to the public before Valentine's Day. Health officials announced the NYC Condom Finder app is now available on all major smartphone platforms, including BlackBerry, Windows, Android and Apple iOS.