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January 2014

Movie Studio Sues FileServe, Seeks $869,000 For Piracy Losses

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Producers of independent film “American Cowslip” have sued file-hosting website FileServe for piracy, demanding $869,000 for damages. ‘FileServe is aware’ “FileServe is aware that its websites are being used as a vehicle to illegally copy and distribute large amounts of infringing materials. Because it charges membership fees for immediate access to the copyrighted materials stored on its servers, it is a distributor and seller of pirated materials,” said the movie Read More

Get Far with Solar: Clever Ways to Use the Sun’s Energy

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The sun is a giant ball of gas that sends out rays of solar energy every day. It is an extremely powerful energy foundation and sunlight is by far the largest source of energy received by the planet. This supplies energy to most life on earth and helps generate water cycles and weather. The best thing about solar energy is that it’s never-ending and is always free. You can use Read More

‘How I Met Your Mother’ Celebrates 200th Episode

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“How I Met Your Mother” celebrated its 200th episode with something completely different, and for avid fans, it was “legend—wait for it—dary!” How Your Mother Met Me The 200th episode of HIMYM, titled “How Your Mother Met Me,” was told from the perspective of the Mother, chronicling her journey over the past nine years that ultimately led her to Farhampton, where he met his husband-to-be Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor). The Read More

UK Mulls ‘Custodial Sentence’ For Persistent Piracy Offenders

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The UK Prime Minister’s Intellectual Property Adviser has again suggested more stringent measures against online file sharing at a debate on the country’s Intellectual Property Bill. Jail time Earlier, the adviser has already recommended “withdrawing Internet rights from lawbreakers,” but now, Mike Weatherley eyes a stricter consequence for those who would not follow the law. He said that there must be “some sort of custodial sentence for persistent offenders.” Weatherley Read More

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr To Collab For Grammy Tribute

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The two surviving members of the legendary The Beatles are set to get back together to play for “The Night That Changed America: A Grammys Salute to The Beatles,” according to the band’s drummer Ringo Starr. ‘A big show’ At a David Lynch Foundation event, Starr told Access Hollywood that the event is “to celebrate the 50 years since we landed in New York in February [1964], they’re putting on Read More

Magnets Can Treat Some Migraines, Study Finds

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A magnetic handheld device that sends brief pulses into the brain could transform the lives of thousands of migraine sufferers, new UK guidance advises. Migraine relief The treatment, known as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), is held behind a patient’s head and with the click of a button, it sends brief magnetic pulses into the brain, helping to disrupt the painful headaches. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence claims Read More

Undying Film Career: How Does Lindsay Lohan Do It?

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Many people think that Lindsay Lohan’s career is dead or dying, but new projects keep coming for her despite her history in the entertainment industry. How does she do that? What’s Keeping Her Alive? Cricket Feet casting director Bonnie Gillespie said, “She’s someone we’re looking at for both a film I’m casting and a show I’m developing and consulting on. She’s still tough to insure, and we’re always building in Read More

Eating With Parents Decreases Truancy

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Young people who eat with their parents regularly are less likely to be truants. This is what a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) suggests. More than Being Poor or Rich The study warns of the serious impact of missing lessons to examination results, but it shows that a positive engagement with family or school can be a bigger factor than being poor or rich in Read More