Archive: 11/18/2010

Holidays not so bright for some

For most people, the holiday season is traditionally a time for giving thanks and celebrating, but for many, holidays can be lonely, discouraging times of isolation.

Nov 18, 2010
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On the way to lead-free technology

The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as efficient as the lead-containing variants. One example is the ...

Nov 18, 2010
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Disney 'checks in' with Gowalla with custom trips

(AP) -- Visitors to Disney's theme parks in the U.S. can now use their smart phones not just to "check in" to the resorts, but earn digital versions of the parks' popular pins and go on custom-designed tours.

Nov 18, 2010
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The enigma of the missing stars in space may be solved

In the local group of galaxies, there are about 100 billion stars. According to astronomers' calculations, there should be many more. Now, physicists from the University of Bonn and the University of St. Andrews in Scotland ...

Nov 18, 2010
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