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Canadian wheelchair racer Stilwell wins gold in world-record time (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)
BEIJING - Canadian wheelchair racer Michelle Stilwell won a gold medal in world-record time at the Paralympic Games on Thursday, while swimmer Stephanie Dixon captured her second medal of the Games.
Jockstrip: The world as we know it. (UPI)
Ind. town seeks missing time capsule ? Montana man crashed bike into wild bear ? Police: Teens tried to rob undercover cop ? 11-month-old tips off grandma to trouble ? The world as we know it from UPI.
British opposition leader gets the Time treatment (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Britain's opposition Conservative leader David Cameron, whose party has a clear lead over the ruling Labour Party, is being presented to the world this week on the cover of Time magazine.
Gulf Women Aim to Qualify for Rugby World Cup Sevens (Khaleej Times)
dubai ? In less than a month?s time the AGRFU Women?s Sevens team will take on its biggest challenge to date when it travels to Hong Kong to compete in the Asian Championships on October 4-5, a tournament which will also double as the Asia IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens Qualifier, a Press release said.
'World's fastest WiFi' uses 'lasers' (Engadget)
Filed under: Wireless We love the smell of a " world's fastest " or " world's largest " claim in the morning. This time it's a team of researchers led by Ernesto Ciaramella at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa Italy, saying they've developed the "world's fastest WiFi." Their network beams data at an amazing 1.2Tbps over a few kilometers, more than enough to share your ...
From Siberia With Sidecar: Riding a Red Army Time Machine (New York Times)
To a market that seems to have endless affection for nostalgic machinery, a company brings sidecar-equipped motorcycles that look for all the world like vintage BMW?s.
Cameron on the cover of Time magazine (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Conservative leader David Cameron, whose party is enjoying a clear lead over the governing Labour Party, is being presented to the world this week on the cover of Time magazine.
Cameron gets the Time treatment (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Conservative leader David Cameron, whose party has a clear lead over the ruling Labour Party, is being presented to the world this week on the cover of Time magazine.
Scientists race to crack the potato's genetic code (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Scientists around the world have teamed up to sequence the genome of the potato, hoping to crack the genetic code of one of the world's most important crops at a time of surging population growth and high food prices.
Swimming: Du Toit clinches fourth gold, plenty of world records tumble (People's Daily)
Natalie du Toit grabbed her fourth gold medal at the Beijing Paralympics by winning women's 400m freestyle S9 here on Friday as plenty of world records also went by the wayside. The South African amputee swimmer, who cruised to the final in a fastest 4 minutes 24.75 seconds, took the winning time further down to 4:23.28, shaving 0.68 seconds off her former world mark set in 2005. However, Du ...