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July 1, 2012

Rupert Murdoch Claims He's Been Attacked On Twitter After Calling Scientologists "Evil"

This morning, News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch tweeted that, in the wake of the TomKat divorce, he believed Scientologists were "creepy, maybe even evil." He says he's received hundreds of attacks and he expects them to become more threatening, but Scientologists actually seem to have remained quiet on the controversy thus far.

Y2K 2.0: How A Second Brought Down Half The Internets

The "leap second" was a one second adjustment made to the atomic clock tonight at 23:59:59 UT (just before 8pm ET). After it went into effect tonight, half the internet -- including Reddit, FourSquare, Yelp, LinkedIn, Gawker StumbleUpon, and more -- came crashing down. The outages were mostly (thankfully) brief. Here's how it happened.

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