Trailer of the Day: New Muppet Movie Mocks Internet Comments

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The Muppets clearly know how to connect with their online fans. To promote their latest film, Muppets Most Wanted, the film's latest trailer hilariously mocks a number of supposed internet comments made about the film.

Open Internet Red Alert: Syria's Internet Shut Down

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Several news agencies and web monitoring services are reporting that the Internet has been completely cut off in Syria since early afternoon today. While the government apparently blamed "terrorists" for the nationwide outage, activists and humanitarian organizations are raising concerns that it may have been a drastic measure taken by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad to limit the flow of information amidst the civil war that has been ongoing for nearly two years.

Webcomic of the Day: Life in the Woods

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Webcomic of the Day: Life in the Woods
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In the latest issue of Incidental Comics, Denver-based artist Grant Snider shares his humorous insight on the inescapable nature of the Internet.

ISS Astronaut Test Drives a LEGO-built Earth Rover via Interplanetary Internet!

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ISS Astronaut Test Drives a LEGO-built Earth Rover via Interplanetary Internet!
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NASA & ESA recently announced that an American astronaut onboard the International Space Station has successfully operated a LEGO-built rover at the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany, using an experimental version of planet-to-planet Internet called Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol. NASA's experts say once DTN is ready for deployment, it could be used to control robots on Mars from an orbiting spacecraft or even from Earth using satellites as relay stations.