The city council passed a law banning pants or skirts that expose more than 3 inches of undergarments or skin. But in the hipster heaven of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, no one would be caught dead in baggy pants. The new website Styleblaster is capturing skinny jeans and slim fits with its webcam on the main drag. Viewers can rate passersby with a click on an old-fashioned top hat.
On this day in 1997, Boris Kasparov, the world's top chess player, faced off against IBM's chess-playing supercomputer, Deep Blue — and lost. This week, professional poker players are trying something similar in Pittsburgh, and they're winning.
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