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Bubba Watson wins second Masters Tournament

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Monday, April 14, 2014

CBS: Bubba Watson won the 2014 Masters Tournament by a three-stroke margin.

 

Excessive TV linked to poorer sleep in children

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Forbes: A study showed that for every extra hour of TV children watched, they tended to sleep seven minutes less per night (on average).

 

Obama names new U.S. health secretary

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Friday, April 11, 2014

CNN: President Obama bid farewell to Kathleen Sebelius and named Sylvia Mathews Burwell as her successor.

 

Google Glass on sale for one day

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Friday, April 11, 2014

BBC: Google Glass will be sold to the U.S. public for one day, April 15.

 

U.S. jobless claims at lowest since 2007

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Bloomberg: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to 300,000, the lowest since May 2007.

 

U.S. bacon prices rise

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Associated Press: A virus has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, threatening pork production and increasing prices by 10% or more.

 

Major bug 'Heartbleed' exposes Internet data

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

CNET: The security bug can wipe a server's memory, where sensitive user data is stored like usernames, passwords and credit card numbers.

 

Aerobic exercise helps aging brains grow

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Atlantic: A study showed that doing aerobic exercise twice a week for 26 weeks significantly increased the volume of the hippocampi in older women.

 

Windows XP is dead

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

NBC: Microsoft ended support for the popular operating system, Windows XP.

 

Stay-at-home moms on the rise

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

CNN Money: Today, 29% of American mothers are at home.

 

Game of Thrones crashes HBO app

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Monday, April 07, 2014

CNN: A rush of viewers onto the cable network's mobile streaming app for the season premiere of "Game of Thrones" caused it to crash.

 

Oscar Pistorius apologizes

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Monday, April 07, 2014

BBC: An emotional Oscar Pistorius has apologized to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on the first day of his evidence at his murder trial.

 

Mozilla CEO resigns

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Friday, April 04, 2014

Business Insider: Brendan Eich is resigning as CEO and is leaving the board of Mozilla.

 
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