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Facebook Begins Rollout Of Embedded Posts (AllFacebook)
Facebook Wednesday announced the rollout of embedded posts, which will allow users to add public posts from the social network elsewhere on the Web, such as on blogs and websites, with those posts including photos, videos, hashtags and other content. Readers will also be able to like and share directly via embedded posts.

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Boeing Uses 20,000 Pounds of Potatoes to Test In-Flight Wi-fi

Boeing’s new Wi-Fi technology got a little help from some starchy friends. The Synthetic Personnel Using Dielectric Substitution, dubbed SPUDS, allows researchers to test in-flight signal strength of wireless systems. Evidently SPUDS share similar reactions to radio waves as human bodies, making them the “ideal stand-ins for passengers.”

Using SPUDS allowed testing to be reduced from two weeks to just 10 hours. Food enthusiasts should know that the tubers did not go to waste, all 20,000 pounds were donated to the food bank. Click below to watch their video. Read more