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TECHNOLOGY
Japanese Build Female Android That Can Smile, Laugh
And read you the riot act.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
Mattel: New Version of Scrabble to Allow Proper Nouns
Finally you can use Mxyzptlk.
 
POLL
1 in 5 Believe Aliens in Our Midst
4 in 5 think 1 in 5 is nuts.
 
RELIGION
Pope Names Member of Opus Dei to Run Los Angeles Archdiocese
Says secret society of murderous monks “perfect fit” for Hollywood.
Shroud of Turin Goes on Public Display
Now you can decide if it's a medieval hoax or something more recent.
FEATURE
According to Forbes, which of the following major U.S. corporations paid no federal taxes in 2009?
  A ) ExxonMobil
  B ) GE
  C ) Bank of America
  D ) Valero
  E ) Citigroup
Hint: You're right! What's more, the New York Times says one in four of the USA's largest corporations regularly pay nothing to the IRS.
 
SPORTS
Baseball: Umpire Publicly Criticizes Teams for Slow Play
Then he's reminded of the millions fans spend on beer, hot dogs, peanuts, Cracker Jack, soda, cotton candy, pizza, ice cream, nachos, popcorn and souvenirs while the game drags on forever.

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