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carrett writes "Schools are trying a new measure to combat the obesity epidemic in this country: let the kids play DDR. It seems to make sense, DDR is, for many, especially youngsters, much more fun than the traditional sports. Who knows, maybe soon tons of families will be going to the local DDR competition."
Abdul Aziz writes "Here's an amazing picture slideshow showing the assembly and construction of the Discovery space shuttle by NASA before it is launched into the orbit. This type of activity is rarely shown to the public.
cgibby98 writes "Here's an AP story on how Google is helping state governments digitize their records to make them available. The move is being hailed by groups such as OpenTheGovernment.org, but the Electronic Privacy Information Center has concerns, given what they call Google's "checkered past" concerning privacy on the Internet."