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Create A Practical Home Office Space [Real Simple]
“Having papers pile up on the old table was messy,” says Beth. “Often I’d get frustrated and throw things into the recycling bin just to get them off the table.

Critics goad Wal-Mart on eavesdropping [BusinessWeek]
Wal-Mart spokeswoman Mona Williams said the technician “acted alone” and used his own personal equipment to intercept text and pager messages.

A New Box From Sony Turns Videotapes Into Shiny DVDs [NYT]
Citizens of ancient cultures made no multimedia records of their own birthday parties, weddings or babies’ first steps. How tragic and boring.

Health Department: Rate of Restaurant Closings Normal [Gothamist]
While it seems like many restaurants are suddenly closing in the wake of the scandalous appearance of rats at a Greenwich Village KFC-Taco Bell, the Health Department claims it’s just going about business as usual.

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