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  • Online Chess With Physical Pieces On a Chessboard
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    D4C5CE writes “A chess-playing German tinkerer has contrived (and made a video of) an amazing contraption that plugs real chess pieces into the freechess.org server using a 20W LED projector and an old webcam to read moves on a projected chessboard.”

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  • New Buoys Lets Submarines Join Military Data Network
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    New communications buoys allow submarines to send and receive text messages while submerged and moving.

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  • Refereeing Changes to be Made for Next World Cup by FIFA
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    Goal-line technology is being discussed once again after several blunders occur at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa in 2010, such as England’s disallowed goal against Germany and several poor offside decisions.

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  • GB seal Davis Cup win over Turkey
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    Great Britain win their doubles rubber against Turkey to claim an unassailable 3-0 lead and prevent relegation to the Davis Cup’s lowest tier.

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  • Five things to watch for on day one at Comic Con
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    The day-one Comic Con schedule is up and loaded with video game-related events. From game reveals to familiar acts, here are five things you won’t want to miss at San Diego Comic Con this month.

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  • Live score – New Zealand v S Africa
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    New Zealand take on champions South Africa in the opening match of the 2010 Tri-Nations in Auckland.

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