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TECHNOLOGY
Google Shows Off Its First Shoe
Just tell it where to go and you're off and running.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
Nation Lost $433,982,548 Because of Switch to Daylight Saving Time
Will get it all back when we return to Standard Time.
 
CONSUMER NEWS
Subaru Recalls 47,000 Vehicles
Because Their Engines Might
Start Up on Their Own

Several have returned themselves to the factory.
 
KIDZ KORNER
Vocabulary Builders
user monetization n., the act of squeezing every last dime from people who use a service like Facebook.
Facebook fatigue n., what has happened to 61% of Facebook users due to user monetization, according to a recent survey.
FEATURE
Who said, “We are now speeding down the road of wasteful spending and debt, and unless we can escape, we will be smashed in inflation.”
A )John Boehner, speaking about the Sequester last week.
B )Paul Ryan, justifying his budget slashing Medicare and ending Social Security on Friday.
C )Mitch McConnell, explaining why compromise with Democrats is unthinkable over the weekend.
D )Herbert Hoover, during 1932 re-election campaign.
Hint: he lost in a landslide to FDR.
 
ODDS 'N' ENDS
Mother Teresa Called a Fraud in New Study
Claims poor people she was seen helping were actors.

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