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DEW Tour Athlete Remains Hospitalized After Big Crash in Ocean City

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The record crowds have left the beach, and the three massive extreme sports stadiums are being broken down and trucked to the next stop on the DEW Tour, but Colorado native Jay Eggleston remains hospitalized in nearby Salisbury, after a gruesome crash during last Saturday’s BMX Vert competition forced doctors to put him in a medically-induced coma.

Eggleson, 37, has reportedly come out of the coma and is responding to commands like wiggling his toes and sticking out his tongue with his wife and four-month-old daughter by his side.

He will be transported to a hospital in Colorado this weekend to continue his recovery.

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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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