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  • supermarket-shopper-blurred.jpg 'Smart' shelves to spy on grocery store customers

    Supermarket supercompany Mondelez International (owner of such brands as Nabisco, Kraft and Cadbury), in conjunction with Microsoft Kinect, in 2015 will introduce so-called “smart” store shelves that can “identify the age and sex of the would-be snacker” in the supermarket aisle.

    October 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • student.jpg Poverty becomes norm for public students in South, West

    A majority of students in public schools throughout the American South and West are low-income for the first time in at least four decades, according to a new study that details a demographic shift with broad implications for the country.

    October 17, 2013 2 Photos

  • Lindley, Tom.jpg Maybe we should rethink the post-game handshake

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has advised educators to rethink the long-standing tradition of teams shaking hands after athletic events. Is sportsmanship dead in the Bluegrass State?

    October 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot retirement.jpg VIDEO: People are working longer, living healthier

    People are delaying retirement and seeking out job opportunities later in life according to a poll released Monday by the Associated Press and NORC.

    October 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • Turner Field Dangerous, deadly falls from sports stadiums A 30-year-old man fell about 65 feet to his death at an Atlanta Braves game at Turner Field Monday evening. Details on what caused the fall are unknown. There have been several other deadly or dangerous falls in sports stadiums in recent years.

    August 14, 2013

  • facebook.png Slate: Facebook is making you buy things

    How does Facebook expect to become a huge business if most people never click on ads? Well, clicks don't matter. Whether you know it or not, the ads you see on Facebook are working.

    March 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Top_of_Rock_Cropped.jpg The top 10 most expensive places to get married XO Group Inc., the creator of the top two wedding websites, and, released the results of its annual Real Weddings Study. This comprehensive report surveyed more than 17,500 US brides married in 2012.

    March 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • 534px-Mars_atmosphere.jpg Mars was habitable, but no sign of inhabitants

    By drilling into Mars for the first time and analyzing a martian rock in unprecedented detail, Curiosity team members have shown that eons ago, microorganisms could have lived on Mars.

    March 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • pope screenshot.jpg VIDEO: Newly elected Pope Francis waves to crowd

    Newly-elected Pope Francis--Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina--waves to an adoring crowd at the Vatican.

    March 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • USAcover.jpg Something for everyone in this weekend's USA Weekend

    From tips on spring cleaning and gardening to a March madness recipie, medical advice and more, this Saturday’s USA Weekend has something for everyone.

    March 13, 2013 1 Photo

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