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Texas fireball caught on video

The brilliant fireball that lit up the Texas sky on Sunday—in daytime, no less—was caught on video as it burned its way through the atmosphere.

February 17, 2009 — John Matson

Debate over who owns your Facebook info continues

Facebook is once again facing a loud chorus of complaints from its faithful over how their personal information is used. Earlier this week, news of a February 4 change to the site's terms of service trickled out to users courtesy of The Consumerist , a Consumers Union blog.

February 17, 2009 — Larry Greenemeier

Melanoma and Parkinson's disease linked

What does skin cancer have to do with Parkinson's disease, the degenerative brain condition that causes tremors, slowed gait and problems with balance and coordination?

February 16, 2009 — Jordan Lite

Could a blood pressure drug dim bad memories?

In the 2004 film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind , a character played by Jim Carrey visits an eccentric scientist who wipes out the bad memories of his relationship with Kate Winslet's character using a machine that maps their location in his brain and systematically deletes them.

February 16, 2009 — Jordan Lite

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