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Submission + - Extremely Drug Resistent Tuberculosis

Sentri writes: Today around the world the TED Prize wish of James Nachtwey is coming true. Awareness is being raised of the potential pandemic with a distributed network of screens displaying the video available here http://www.xdrtb.org/ Watch the video and pass on the news of this problem. We can stop it if we work together

For information on the disease: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XDR_TB and http://www.cdc.gov/tb/xdrtb/

Submission + - PS3 USA Launch: Shooting, Bashings and Muggings

Sentri writes: "The Washington Post reports on the various types of damage people have been causing each other to get their hands on a PS3.

"Two people were arrested in Fresno, Calif., after a crowd trampled people in a parking lot.", "Another shopper was beaten and robbed of his new PlayStation 3 just minutes after he bought it", "Elsewhere, two men wearing black ski masks and sunglasses made off with five consoles after holding two employees at gunpoint" and A "teenager was also robbed of his new PlayStation by a man who tapped on his car window with a handgun in Allentown"

It also reports on two muggers who realised people waiting in line for a PS3 probably have some cash on them, and are thus easy pickings — "Two gunmen in Putnam ... confronted 15 to 20 people standing outside a Wal-Mart store and demanded money ... one of the patrons resisted. That patron was shot"

Obviously these thieves have seen the eBay prices of PS3 consoles
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