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UPDATE: Twitter outage continues

For those wondering why Twitter‘s currently down, the folks at Mashable have an answer for you. BTW, the folks at Twitter are planning to keep you updated as well via their status blog.

UPDATE: Twitter says they are defending themselves against a denial-of-service attack.

Birmingham drops down in “dangerous” list

While Birmingham still resides among the top ten most dangerous cities rankings compiled by CQ Press, it has moved down the list. After spending two years at #6, Alabama’s largest city dropped two spaces to #8. The annual list is quite controversial to the point where even the folks who provide the data on which the results are based, the FBI, don’t necessarily agree with it – take a look at how the St. Louis Post-Dispatch covers it for instance (they finished 4th BTW).