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Twitter translating Egyptian tweets

Jul 3, 2013
Earlier this week, Twitter quietly launched a translation service.
Posted In: Egypt, Twitter, Tahrir Square

Aaron Hernandez jerseys: Trade 'em in, for free

Jun 28, 2013
The New England Patriots organization is offering a free exchange for another player's jersey this weekend only.
Posted In: New England Patriots, NFL, Aaron Hernandez

Blastoff! Talking robot Kirobo to head off to space

Jun 27, 2013
This fall, a "humanoid communication robot" called Kirobo will travel to the International Space Station to keep astronauts company.
Posted In: robot, space, space exploration, astronaut

Size matters when it comes to office desks

Jun 26, 2013
New research shows a link between where you sit, and how you act at the office.
Posted In: office

Taco Bell menu goes healthy, with protein

Jun 25, 2013
The fast-food franchise is looking to double the meat in its menu items.
Posted In: Taco Bell, fast food

Forget the IRS; investigate the Girl Scouts!

Jun 24, 2013
An Iowa congressman is calling for an inquiry by the House Ways and Means Committee into the finances of the Girl Scouts.
Posted In: Girl Scouts

Putin says he'll replace lost Super Bowl ring

Jun 21, 2013
The Russian president claims he doesn't remember the incident involving Robert Kraft's Super Bowl ring.
Posted In: Vladimir Putin

Want a job at Google?: No more brainteasers

Jun 20, 2013
The biggest search firm in the world is infamous for its, shall we say, tortured job interview questions.
Posted In: Google

World Food Prize goes to Monsanto executive

Jun 19, 2013
"For his work in developing and improving genetically modified crops," said the president of the World Food Prize Foundation.
Posted In: Monsanto

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