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Submission + - 18 Days of Egypt Revolution in Pictures (

An anonymous reader writes: Check out for some of the most significant moments during the over two week movement for revolution which forces Hosni Mubarak stepped down from the presidency after 30 years.

Submission + - The Dirty Little Secrets of Search

Hugh Pickens writes writes: The NY Times has an interesting story (reg. may be required) about how J. C. Penny used link farms to become the number one google search result for such terms as "dresses," "bedding," and "samsonite carry on luggage" and what google did to them when they found out. "Actually, it’s the most ambitious attempt I’ve ever heard of,” says Doug Pierce, an expert in online search. “This whole thing just blew me away. Especially for such a major brand. You’d think they would have people around them that would know better."

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