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Soho Cats Stereo: A Quick Look at NASA’s Cleverest Acronyms

The rocket in the image above will be launched by NASA on the 4th of December, and according to the space agency it will "be MUSIC to the ears of aspiring and early career engineers testing new space technology on a suborbital vehicle”. Read More >>

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A Guide to the FBI’s Guide to Twitter Slang

The FBI cares what you have to say on Twitter. It cares so much that it created an 83-page document about "Twitter Shorthand." The guide includes 2,800 entries that basically amount to every acronym known to man—along with quite a few that I didn't even know existed. Read More >>

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23 Per Cent of Americans Think MP3 is a Robot From Star Wars

A survey of some non-nerdy Americans threw up some baffling holes in the knowledge of the nation, with 11 per cent of people asked thinking "HTML" is a form of sexually-transmitted disease and 12 per cent thinking "USB" is the acronym of a European country. You'd never get answers that stupid in the United States of Britain. Read More >>