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PUBLISHING
Publisher Pulls Children's Book A Birthday Cake for George Washington After Criticism of Its Depiction of Slaves
Even if they were very happy, as these clearly were.
 
ENVIRONMENT
Report: By 2050, Oceans Will Hold More Plastic Than Fish
Don't ask about 2100.
 
TECHNOLOGY
"Internet of Things" a Reality With Totally Interconnected Home
It's now possible, with just a smartphone, to remotely turn off the lights, turn on some loud music, unlock the front door, disable the alarm system, unlock the safe, scan all the credit cards and escape before anyone knows it.
 
SOCIAL MEDIA
  Facebook Adds Six New Emoticons to Join “Like”
Together they encompass every human emotion expressed on Facebook.
CONSUMER NEWS
Research: Chevy Truck Drivers Who Like Starbucks Favor Tougher Immigration Enforcement
Lax enforcement favored by Volvo drivers who like white wine.
 
FEATURE
If the armed protestors who took over federal land in Oregon had been black, how long would it have taken law enforcement officers to open fire on all of them?
  A ) Two days
  B ) Two hours
  C ) Two minutes
Hint: how long does it take to remove the safety on a service weapon?
 
ODDS 'N' ENDS
Canadian Man Legally Changes Name to “Above Znoneofthe” to Appear Last on Ballot
Above Znoneofthe (above) immediately takes lead in the polls.

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