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Kids Who Play Food Product Games May Eat More Junk Food

Kids who play "advergames", created by food manufacturers to market their products, may eat more, and eat more junk food. In a study by Dutch researchers, the kids chose junk food even when the game featured fruit or other healthful choices.
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Why Is Google Exec Interested In North Korea?

Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, has landed in North Korea. His trip there is a bit of a mystery. North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong Un, recently set out a series of policy goals that included expanding science and technology as a way to improve the North Korean economy in 2013.
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'RunPee' The Ideal App For Lovers Of Movies And Large Drinks

It's the mobile app for both lovers of film and large soft drinks. RunPee tells users the best times to make a run to the bathroom during a movie without missing any important plot points or scenes.
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You're Invited: Verdi's 200th Birthday Celebration

London's Royal Opera house is holding a live-streaming event to celebrate the Italian opera master's 200th birthday. They're also asking people worldwide to record their own versions of the chorus "Va Pensiero" from the opera Nabucco. Tell Me More's staff performs their own version and asks listeners to contribute.
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3-D Printing Is (Kind Of) A Big Deal

It's miraculous to see: Press a button, make anything you want. But will it transform the economy?
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Susan Crawford: "Captive Audience"

A communications policy expert on why Americans are paying more for Internet access but getting much less.

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California Law Addresses Social Media Privacy

California has a new law in affect this year that bars employers from forcing employees to hand over their social media passwords. Some companies have been asking for these passwords to keep tabs on employees.
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Google Avoids Antitrust Charges

Google has agreed to change some of its business practices, in an agreement made with the Federal Trade Commission that will end the U.S. agency's antitrust probe of the search and technology company.

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