Archive: 10/18/2012

Going out of print, Newsweek ends an era

There was a time when the newsweeklies set the agenda for the nation's conversation—when Time and Newsweek would digest the events of the week and Americans would wait by their mailboxes to see what was ...

dateOct 18, 2012 in Internet
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Microsoft profit falls ahead of Windows 8 launch

Microsoft Corp.'s net income fell 22 percent in the latest quarter as it deferred revenue from the sale of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system to PC makers—and as PC sales in general took a dive.

dateOct 18, 2012 in Business
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Taking the bite out of baseball bats

Miss hitting the "sweet spot" on a baseball bat and the resulting vibrations can zing your hands. Bat companies have tried for decades to reduce these painful shocks with limited success. But Daniel Russell, a professor in ...

dateOct 18, 2012 in General Physics
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