Counter Intelligence: Greek Riots, Texting Subs & Dr. Horror

By DAVID HOGARTY
|  Tuesday, Dec 30, 2008  |  Updated 9:28 AM EDT
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Counter Intelligence: Greek Riots, Texting Subs & Dr. Horror

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The Navy may have come up with an innovative way to communicate with submarines: text messaging.

Here's a daily list of fascinating articles that will wow your friends, surprise your co-workers and make you seem sharp at a cocktail party or over the lunch counter...

  • Read about the six web innovations of 2008 that could change your life or at least your time online.
  • The birthplace of democracy, Greece has been grappling with widespread rioting. This civil unrest could a bellwether for the rest of the western world.
  • Does serving one's country make a person an unfit parent? Some spouses are making that argument in custody battles.
  • What's the best way for the U.S. Navy  to stay in touch with submarines that are traveling deep beneath the ocean's surface?  How about text messaging?
  • Read the story of the destruction of an illicit global kidney donor ring in India. When the man behind it is nicknamed Dr. Horror, you know it can't be a good enterprise.

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