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  • Scots face USA curling play-off
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    Scotland play off against the USA after Norway and Canada top the round robin at the World Men’s Curling Championship.

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  • iPhone OS 4.0 Brings Multitasking, Ad Framework For Apps
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    Low Ranked Craig writes “Apple had an event today to show off the next major update to the iPhone OS. iPhone OS 4.0 should arrive this summer (presumably with a new iPhone) for iPhone and iPod Touch, and in the fall for the iPad. According to Apple the update has more than 1,500 new APIs and 100 new features including the sorely missed multitasking. Other highlights include unified inbox, improved security, support for multiple Exchange accounts, (more…)

  • Solitary Confinement: 5 Things You Might Not Have Known
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    The Quakers accidentally created a way to make prisoners go crazy?

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  • Solar-Powered Plane Makes First Successful Flight
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    lilbridge writes “The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane covered in 12,000 solar cells, took its maiden flight today in Switzerland. The plane stayed aloft for 87 minutes, performing test maneuvers as well as completing a successful takeoff and landing. With the first test flight behind them, the developers can focus on gearing up for their around-the-world solar powered flight set for 2012.”

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