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Anat Kamm: An Isreali Leak Case Tests Government’s Transparency

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No, this isn’t the first 15 minutes of a James Bond film.

This is the life of former Israel Defense Forces solider and journalist Anat Kamm. Kamm, 23, accused of major espionage.

Among the charges filed against her are passing, holding, and collecting classified material with the intent to harm state security. The charge of passing those materials is punishable by life.

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Soldier Arrested For Leaking Video Of U.S. Helicopter Attack

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Monday morning, the Pentagon released a statement confirming it had arrest an Army intelligence analyst who it believes distributed classified information, including a video of a 2007 Apache helicopter attack that killed 12 civilians, including two journalists.

Specialist Bradley Manning, 22, of Potomac, Md. is being held in “pre-trial confinement” in Kuwait while the military investigates the release of the video, according to the Pentagon’s statement.

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Do You Have Delusions Of Becoming The Next Great Criminal? Get Started With This Burglary Kit.

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Ever look over at your neighbor’s elegant home and think to yourself, “I really want to rob that place, but I don’t have the proper instruments”? At Handshake, we think that about O Robotics headquarters all the time.

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What’s In The Guatemala Sinkhole? Handshake Explores The Possibilities

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The world was stunned last week by the site of a sinkhole in Guatemala that was so large—and so perfectly cylindrical—that it appeared photoshopped.

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Hi, I’m a Marvel. . .and I’m a DC: The Musical: Batman And Iron Man Explain The Business Side of Marvel And DC Comics

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Hi, I’m a Marvel…and I’m a DC: The Musical, the 100th in a series from ItsJustSomeRandomGuy, not only gives an easy-to-understand lesson on how comic giants DC and Marvel’s movie franchises operate, but does it via a musical.

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Quiet Cape Town During World Cup—Stadium, Not So Much.

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Later this month, while nearly 70,000 crazed soccer fanatics rush into South Africa’s Green Point Stadium to scream and blow horns like maniacs during the World Cup, residents of Cape Town might not even notice. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Note From The Handshake Copy Desk: AP Adds Social Media To 2010 Stylebook. Better Late Than Never, IMHO.

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The verb/noun “tweet” ditched the uppercase “T” one year after appearing in the 2009 AP Stylebook. We can now write, “I Googled it.” Website lost its two-word status, as announced in April. Thanks for catching up, Associated Press. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Foxconn, A Company In China, Asks Its Employees Not To Kill Themselves

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A factory in southern China that assembles Apple products, including iPads and iPhones, is pleading with its employees. The Foxconn plant in Shenzen, China, isn’t trying to avoid a strike or sit in, instead it’s trying to convince workers to stop jumping off the building. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time with Finn and Jake Brings Together The Best Of All Things Geeky

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Cartoon shows hardly ever come in such a neat little package of dorky, non-sensical humor. In Adventure Time, Jake the super-malleable dog and Finn the human do battle with an onslaught of silly villains in an adventure video game-like world. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Cory Doctorow Is Seeing Patients

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Boing Boing co-editor and public usage knight Cory Doctorow completes the New York City leg of his recent book tour at McNally Jackson Friday night, and Handshake magazine will be on the scene.

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