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newjustin: Getting Free Goodies Birthday goodies from restaurants and retailers abound, even in a tough economy, and they’re not just for kids. There’s plenty of free food, free stuff and great deals for adults and kids on their special days, though, like senior discounts at...

U.S. Senator Bucks Trend, Makes Sense – Technorati Politics Mar07

U.S. Senator Bucks T...

Wait. This guy's actually in Congress? Where the hell has he been? Michael Bennet is making far too much sense for a senator from Colorado. Then again, he's only been in office for a little over a year, so he's far from jaded and perhaps too naive to assume he can...

what-it-takes-to-keep-a-city-afloat: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance Mar07

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New Just In: How do you keep more than 6,300 people fed, housed and having the time of their life while floating in the middle of the ocean? The Oasis of the Seas — the world's largest cruise ship — aims to accomplish that feat nearly every week. Almost five times as large...

Popular Science Puts Entire Scanned Archive Online, Free | Gadget Lab | Wired.com Mar07

Popular Science Puts...

New Just In: Gadget nerds: Prepare to lose the rest of your day to awesomeness. PopSci, the web-wing of Popular Science magazine, has scanned its entire 137-year archive and put it online for you to read, absolutely free. The archive, made available in partnership with Google Books, even has...

The Key to Apple’s iPad? Uh-Oh, It’s Magic | Epicenter | Wired.com Mar07

The Key to Apple’s i...

Wizard of Cupertino Steve Jobs announced Friday morning that the Apple iPad will go on sale April 3, and with that news revealed One More Thing that even iFixit won’t find: It’s magic. The “iPad is something completely new,” said Jobs. “We’re excited for customers to get their...

School’s Shake-Up Is Embraced by the President – NYTimes.com Mar07

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New Just In: A Rhode Island school board’s decision to fire the entire faculty of a poorly performing school, and President Obama’s endorsement of the action, has stirred a storm of reaction nationwide, with teachers condemning it as an insult and conservatives hailing it as a watershed...

Defectors Say Church of Scientology Hides Abuse – NYTimes.com Mar07

Defectors Say Church...

New Just In: CLEARWATER, Fla. — Raised as Scientologists, Christie King Collbran and her husband, Chris, were recruited as teenagers to work for the elite corps of staff members who keep the Church of Scientology running, known as the Sea Organization, or Sea Org. They signed a contract for...