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TECHNOLOGY
Robot Able to Plug Itself in When It Needs a Recharge
Able to unplug other robots when it feels they've had enough.
Japan Train Workers Must Please Smile- Rating Software
Or become bus drivers.
 
SPORTS
Pitcher Completes 18th Perfect
Game in Baseball History

Didn't allow a single spit, scratch or emptying of the nasal passage in nine innings of play.
Sheer, High-Tech Swimsuits Banned From International Competition
Cleared for use promoting international competition.
Baseball Using DNA Testing for Age Verification
And, in some cases, carbon dating.
 
TRAVEL
Massive Quake Moves New
Zealand Closer to Australia

Passengers on Melbourne-Wellington route demand cheaper fares.
Drug manufacturers, doctors, health providers, big businesses, health insurance companies and members of Congress have reached agreement about affordable health care. The agreement is
A )that choices must include a public option.
B )that costs must be cut.
C )that affordable health care must continue to be available to drug manufacturers, doctors, health providers, big businesses, health insurance companies and members of Congress.
Hint: it's difficult to get so many diverse groups to agree on anything, but that's the magic of our political process.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
Study: Four Times as Many
Accidents When Using Cellphone Than Driving Drunk

Conclusion: much safer to drive drunk.
Bra for Men Gaining Popularity in Japan
But athletic supporters for women a flop.

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