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New ‘Dyslexie’ Font Created to Help Dyslexia Sufferers [VIDEO]

Dyslexia sufferers have a tough time with basic reading– the learning disability actually causes those afflicted to view words differently than the rest of us. They sometimes see letters flipped upside down, mirrored or even rearranged within a word.

A new typeface called Dyslexie is trying to change all that. Created by Netherlands designer Christian Boer, it thickens the bottom of some letters and slants others in an effort to make texts easier for dyslexics to read.

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Flying Car Now One Step Closer to Reality [VIDEO]

Like the robot maid, the flying car is part of our 'Jetsons'-promised future that has yet to materialize.

But that could change soon. Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration granted the Transition Roadable Aircraft a series of special exemptions, effectively making the plane-car hybrid street-legal.

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Solar-Powered Bikinis Putting a Charge Into Sunbathing

If you happen to see a young lass in a metallic-textured bikini this summer, that doesn't necessarily mean she's trying to make a fashion statement.

In fact, she might be using her beachwear to power up her cell phone.

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Woman Steals SIM Card, Downloads $200K Worth of Data
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Woman Steals SIM Card, Downloads $200K Worth of Data

We still don't know who's going to be the new boss on 'The Office' but could Michael Scott's sense of humor be replaced by a computer program?

Chloé Kiddon and Yuriy Brun, two computer scientists at the University of Washington, have developed software that identifies the best sentences to attach the classic amendment "That's what she said."

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Man Invents Car Fueled by Whiskey

In an effort to create the world's manliest car, 62-year-old Mickey Nilsson has transformed a pile of junk into a sleek vehicle that runs strictly on Bourbon Whiskey.

The Kentucky man says he was inspired by Caractacus Potts, the wacky inventor played by Dick Van Dyke in 1968's 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.'

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Computer Glitch Opens Grocery Store During Holiday
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Computer Glitch Opens Grocery Store During Holiday

A Pak 'n Save in Hamilton, New Zealand, was supposed to be closed last week to observe Good Friday. Unfortunately, it appears the grocery store's technology never got the memo.

According to reports, a glitch in the store's security system caused its doors to electronically unlock at 1AM Friday morning, leaving them open for an additional eight hours.

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Iphone 5 Coming June ’11?

All of us Apple Junkies who took a bite of the "forbidden fruit" and are hooked on the technology watch and listen for the news of the next new update or upgrade in software and hardware.

There have been rumors that there isn't going to be an iPhone 5 but rather a software update. (Seeing as how I just got my iPhone 4 in January -- kinda hoping that there isn't a new phone -- cause if there is -- of course I will HAVE to get it!) This morning Apple release a statement: after the jump.

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Don’t Read This if You Just Bought an iPad — Grrrr

Apple made more news today as they announced the all new iPad 2. The announcement opened with Steve Jobs, looking "good", relaying sales figures that Apple has seen over the past year. Then Jobs rolled into the big unveiling of iPad Part Deux. The iPad 2 ships March 11th!

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When not to pull it out
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When NOT To Pull It Out

Having a cell phone these days is as vital to your life as breathing, and although breathing is

encouraged to continue at all times of the day -- talking on your cell phone is not -- more after the jump.

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Blueray coming down in price this year
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Things That Will Cost Less In 2011

Sure, the economy is still sputtering along and you're still waiting for that raise. But it's not all bad news.

There are some pretty cool things out there that you might like to buy -- that will cost less in the next year.

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Scientists Announce Plans to Clone Woolly Mammoth
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Scientists Announce Plans to Clone Woolly Mammoth

It's about time, right? According London's Telegraph newspaper, woolly mammoths could be walking the Earth as soon as five years from now. Japanese scientists announced their intention this week to use cloning technology to bring back the ancient beast.

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iPhone-Controlled Mini-Fridge Beer

We found this new app for you phone.  Do you think it would be handy when watching the game?  Just hope you are a good catch!

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