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PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Electron Filmed in Motion for First Time
Warning: don't look directly at photo (right).
 
BUSINESS
Visa Seeks $19 Billion in Possibly Largest IPO Ever
Investors encouraged to charge stock purchase on their Visa card.
 
NEW PRODUCTS
 
Can't find your cellphone?
Homing software allows these cellphones to find you, even if they have to walk down a flight of stairs or unlock a bathroom door. Equipped with camera, night vision and WiFi, these clever little gizmos can be programmed to sneak into your neighbor's house, secretly record up to two hours of high-def video, uplink it to a website and return home -- while you sleep. $449, at Robots for Less.
SCIENCE
NASA Plans to Smash Two Probes Into Moon's South Pole
If all goes well, project manager hopes to “see stuff fly all over the place.”
Study: Parts of Teenage Brain Which
Control Emotions Late To Develop

Too late for most parents.
 
Doomsday Seed Vault Opens
Doomsday sperm bank (not shown) opens next year.
 
HEALTH / MEDICINE
Pesticides, Other Contaminants
Found at High Levels in Western
National Parks

Visitors advised to stay indoors.
Survey: Most Fear Materialistic Society Damaging Children
But love the low prices.
Campbell's Reduces Sodium
In Kids' Soups

Adds serving suggestion, “Salt to taste.”

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