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June 2011


Articles From Holly Thorne in June
Thursday Jun 30, 2011 15:00 AM ET
The first half of Tuesday's match started as a neck-to-neck competition until the U.S. scored two goals within 20 minutes in the second half. After the match, North Korea manager Kwang Min Kim revealed that during his team's training in Pyongyang the "players were hit by lightning, and more than five of them were hospitalized.
Tuesday Jun 28, 2011 18:18 PM ET
"For the past 50 days we've been disrupting and exposing corporations, governments, often the general population itself, and quite possibly everything in between, just because we could. All to selflessly entertain others - vanity, fame, recognition, all of these things are shadowed by our desire for that which we all love."
Tuesday Jun 28, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Until recently, only Harry Potter was lucky enough to have an invisibility cloak as scientists could only conceal objects at the microscopic scale, which, in my opinion, isn't really concealing anything if no one could see it in the first place.
Monday Jun 27, 2011 37:36 PM ET
If you have an urge to sucker punch your high school biology class partner for incessantly cultivating their Farmville farm and clogging up your newsfeed you can block them or, for an affordable $20, you can unleash the rage.
Saturday Jun 18, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Originally developed for bakeries where some products were too soft for human hands, the SWITL shows great potential in streamlining processes in meat-by-the sheet making factories; but how practical is it for home use?
Friday Jun 17, 2011 15:00 AM ET
Many of the classic Bauhaus, Art Deco, and mid-century designs previously only available at Herman Miller and Knoll are now in the public domain due to the expiration of their copyright protection.
Tuesday Jun 14, 2011 35:00 PM ET
Until now, apart from illegally jailbreaking your phone, which can cause a host of other issues; the exclusive agreements between AT&T and iPhone -- and most other service providers and phone manufacturers -- have prevented the option of swapping SIM cards, allowing your mobile to work with more than one carrier, also known as "unlocking" a phone.
Tuesday Jun 14, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Among the Angry Birds enthusiasts who are on course to clock up 1.2 billion hours of usage in the U.S., I am curious to know how many will break from catapulting wingless birds at cleverly stationed green swine in an attempt to get back their stolen eggs. So they can cook them.
Monday Jun 13, 2011 00:00 AM ET
On a recent camping trip with a group of friends, we woke up to the realization that the only jar of coffee included in the supplies was decaf. Fingers were pointed, words were said, and what started as a weekend of fun-filled adventure quickly turned into the George Washington National Forest version of Lord of the Flies.
Thursday Jun 9, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Just a day after Apple didn't release another iPhone and instead unveiled its new Web-based service iCloud, Steve Jobs has announced he will be leaving his mark on the architecture industry.
Thursday Jun 9, 2011 02:05 AM ET
The woman with a tattoo sleeve of 152 of her Facebook friends, reported here yesterday, left some questioning the impact of social media in our lives. It turns out the tattoo was a hoax and an extremely effective publicity stunt, fueled by the impact social media does have in our modern world.
Wednesday Jun 8, 2011 20:00 AM ET
In a strange homage to social media, a Netherlands woman had a sleeve tattoo completed today and now has all 152 of her closest Facebook friends forever inked on her right arm. Or at least until number 64 gets a jealous girlfriend and has to ditch all of his female friends. Then she will have a tattoo of 151 friends and one of a guy named Steve.
Tuesday Jun 7, 2011 00:00 AM ET
Sony is attempting to rebuild its reputation following a hack that cost them around $171 million. Disgruntled users who found no reprieve from angrily tapping in forums, experienced customer service wait times of up to 127 hours. Lawsuits are beginning to trickle in. The initial crisis is over but the loss of entertainment is serious business.
Monday Jun 6, 2011 10:00 AM ET
In the manner of youth, with a passion for obtaining the latest coveted technology, Zheng researched opportunities to raise enough money to purchase the Apple tablet because he "wanted to buy an iPad 2, but didn't have the money," he told reporters.
Sunday Jun 5, 2011 15:00 PM ET
Some of the Internet's earliest websites will be revived and exhibited as part of Internet Week NY. Visitors will have the opportunity to witness the early websites, e-zines and web animation from the first generation of the Internet era.
Friday Jun 3, 2011 20:00 AM ET
As Ashlee is nearly 30 years old and her resume consists entirely of a short stint on Melrose Place and an infamous lip synching incident on SNL, when today's teens were just learning to walk, the branding issue with appealing to a relatable market is inherently absent.
Wednesday Jun 1, 2011 15:00 AM ET
It is nice to know the cast of Jersey Shore is displaying, to the Italians, a shining example of American driving skills. I have seen first-hand how people drive in Italy so for Snooki to be doing it wrong, she must really be doing it wrong.

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