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MILESTONES
“Gangnam Style” Video Reaches 2 Billion Views
Just 4 1/2 billion to go.
 
PUBLISHING
Amazon-Hachette Book Group
Feud Continues

Your estimated delivery date for The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D.Salinger, is Friday, August 29, 2094 - Monday, Sept. 1, 2094.
 
BUSINESS
Despite Recalls, GM Cars
Still Selling Briskly

“We're selling 'em as fast as we can recall 'em,” says spokesman.
Low-Cost Spirit Airlines Number
One in Customer Complaints
About Rude Flight Attendants

Typical exchange: “Would you like some coffee, or would you like to kiss my ass?”
Google's Newest Car Has No
Driver, Brakes, Steering Wheel

Or passengers.
CONSUMER NEWS
New Chemical Sweetener 20,000 Times More Powerful Than Sugar
One pound could sweeten Lake Michigan.
 
SCIENCE
Latest Theory: Universe Is
Infinite and There Are an
Infinite Number of Universes

Also infinite number of theories, infinite number of terribly confused people.
 
TECHNOLOGY
Company Begins 3D-Printing Strawberries, Other Fruits
Claims they're as good or better than the ones you print at home.
Report: NSA Intercepts Millions of Images a Day for Facial Recognition
Discards hundreds of thousands a day because they're cats.
 
HEALTH / MEDICINE
Study: 30% of Earth's Population Obese or Overweight
Revises previous study which found 30% big-boned or pleasantly plump.

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