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Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain
Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain (Newhouse photo)
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Rep. Newhouse Tours Yucca Mtn Nuclear Repository – Moves to Revive Project

In the wake of the Obama Administration abruptly terminating the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository,  a number of Congressional legislators are stepping up the process to get it re-opened, and refunded. Rep. Dan Newhouse and others toured the facility recently, and an updated report is expected on efforts to reopen it.

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Microsoft to stop updates, tech support for Windows 2003 products this summer
Microsoft to stop updates, tech support for Windows 2003 products this summer (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Big Microsoft Program Changes Coming This Summer – Watch Out!

We talked with our Local Expert on computers, George Hefter of TCT Computer Solutions recently, about a BIG change coming with Microsoft programs this summer. And it's not a positive one.  As of July, updates and tech support will stop for several programs that are utilized in at least 30 million computers across the U.S. and world - most of them business related, but some in home systems as well.

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Did You See the Vein Light? Give Them the Nobel Prize RIGHT NOW! [VIDEO]

I was a paramedic for years and stuck a lot of people with needles. Nothing's worse that having to stick someone over and over because you can't find the vein. Now there are new products like VeinLite and VeinViewer that make the veins black on the green or red light! This is AWESOME!

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Robert Mizerek
Robert Mizerek
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Craziest Stories Ever About Tracking Down Stolen Smart Phone — Ever Done It?

I've been recently surprised by the number of people who had their smart phone or tablet stolen and used the tracking device to find it! But even more surprising, many of these people aren't able to actually get the device back! Read these crazy stories:

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Amazon testing drones at secret location in British Columbia
Amazon testing drones at secret location in British Columbia (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Grounded in Washington State, Amazon Now Testing Delivery Drones in Canada

Leave it to the British papers (again!) to get the scoop on amazing technology being tested, and bringing the real story about stuff in our backyard.

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Self-driving cars will be prevalent in 2016, says expert
Self-driving cars will be prevalent in 2016, says expert (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Self-Driving Cars, Buses Coming to 30 U.S. Cities in 2016

If the projections of a consulting firm are correct, and testing phases continue on schedule, more than 30 U.S. cities could have self-driving cars and even busses!

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Forget $15 Minimum Wage – Many Such Jobs Will Soon be Automated [VIDEO]

Virtually ignored by much of the media is the fact that technology is creeping up behind the $15 minimum wage movement, and if trends continue, will render it obsolete. It will be hard to pay somebody that kind of money when their job has been outsourced to a robot.

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Nevada solar farm sets birds on fire during test
Nevada solar farm sets birds on fire during test (energy.gov)
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Nevada Solar Farm Sets Birds On Fire During Test

The Department of Energy has just discovered the $737 million dollar solar farm they built with taxpayer money comes with an added bonus: It also fries birds and anything else in it's trajectory.

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Net neutrality approved by FCC
Net neutrality approved by FCC (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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FCC Ignores Congress, Approves Net Neutrality – What It Means to You

Numerous communications groups, businesses, freedom advocates and others are condemning the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision. The internet was considered one of the last "free' parts of American business and technology.

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Bullet Attachment Makes Guns Less Lethal — Should Police Use Them? [VIDEO]

Someone has invented a "plug" that shoots with the first bullet fired. It hits someone like a hammer but is not lethal. A second shot from the same gun would be normal, therefore lethal. If police used them, the first shot would only injure, but the second shot, if necessary, would kill. The inventors are saying it's perfect for law enforcement. Do you think so?

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