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Submission + - Swiss Federal Railways want money for iPad Clock (heise.de)

macbeth66 writes: The actual article is in German, but Google translate does decent enough job to understand the situtation. I do not have any Apple devices, so I can not corroborate

The Swiss Federal Railways SBB see in the new iOS 6 Clock app for the iPad a "unauthorized use" of the famous station clock, the industrial designer Hans Hilfiker had designed for the railway company. It is currently trying to contact Apple in contact to "regulate financially and legally" the matter, said an SBB spokesman told the daily newspaper Blick.


Submission + - DIY Prosthetic Limbs (huffingtonpost.com)

macbeth66 writes: A Chinese handyman, after losing his hands in an explosion, builds himself new ones.

From the article, the builder quips, "The only drawback is that steel is quite heavy so they're tiring to wear and get hot or cold in the extremes of summer and winter"

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