12.22.2015

Savoy considering 9 percent increase in property-tax rate

SAVOY — The Savoy Village Board is seeking a 44 percent increase in its total property-tax levy this year. Last year, the village levied $1.25 million, a 5 percent increase over the previous year.

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12.14.2015

The First Trailer For Star Trek Beyond Is Both Fast and Furious 

When Justin Lin signed on to direct the third Star Trek film, Star Trek Beyond, you knew the action was going to be bigger. But in the first trailer for the film, it really does feel like a Star Trek version of the Fast and Furious.

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Remix this dance track by clicking samples—and listen to random variations

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Adventure Machine is an online music-remixing widget by Madeon, whose album Adventure came out earlier this year. Similar to Novation's Launchpad gadget, you click different buttons in the grid to turn different loops on and off, thereby creating your own remix of the tracks. (more…)



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12.12.2015

Disney Decides To Be Evil Again, Re-Sends Copyright Takedown For Star Wars Figure Pic

This morning, it seemed like Disney had realized that sending copyright takedown notices for legally obtained and posted photos of Star Wars action figures was maybe not a good idea. But the Dark Side apparently has Mickey in its grips, as Disney continues to send takedown notices for copyright claims the company had already retracted. Ars Technica reports that …

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