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  • Goal-line systems for top flight
    By on February 28, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    Goal-line technology will be introduced as early as the start of next season, the Premier League reveals.

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  • Congress Takes Up Online Sales Tax
    By on February 16, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    head_dunce writes “A bill introduced Thursday by a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers seeks to make it easier for states to collect sales taxes stemming from online purchases. Amazon is among the e-retailers supporting the proposal, while a lobbying group representing eBay and Overstock.com stands opposed. From the article: ‘”Small businesses and states alike are suffering from the inability to collect due — not new — taxes from purchases made online,” (more…)

  • Rees pledges to dethrone Broner
    By on February 15, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Gavin Rees says he will knock out “disrespectful” champion Adrien Broner when they meet for the WBC lightweight crown.

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  • Curiosity Rover Collects First Martian Bedrock Sample
    By on February 10, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    littlesparkvt writes “NASA’s Curiosity rover has, for the first time, used a drill carried at the end of its robotic arm to bore into a flat, veiny rock on Mars and collect a sample from its interior. This is the first time any robot has drilled into a rock to collect a sample on Mars.”

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  • VIDEO: Highlights: France 6-16 Wales
    By on February 10, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Watch highlights as defending champions Wales beat France 16-6 in the 2013 Six Nations at the Stade de France, in Paris.

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  • Ask Dr. Robert Bakker About Dinosaurs and Merging Science and Religion
    By on February 5, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    With his trademark hat and beard, Dr. Robert Bakker is one of the most recognized paleontologists working today. Bakker was among the advisers for the movie Jurassic Park, and the character Dr. Robert Burke in the film The Lost World: Jurassic Park is based on him. He was one of the first to put forth the idea that some dinosaurs had feathers and were warm-blooded, and is credited with initiating the ongoing “dinosaur renaissance” in paleontology. (more…)

  • Rejecting England ‘hurt’ Scolari
    By on February 5, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari admits that rejecting the chance to take charge of England in 2006 still “hurts” him.

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  • VIDEO: Odemwingie made a mistake – Redknapp
    By on February 1, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    QPR manager Harry Redknapp says Peter Odemwingie’s decision to drive to Loftus Road despite not having a move sanctioned by West Brom was “a mistake” by the striker.

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