Patt Morrison for August 27, 2012

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Friday’s ruling against Samsung means Apple will be $1.5 billion dollars richer, but what does that mean for the rest of us?
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FDA and CDC warn of tainted tattoo ink

Drawing in $2 billion dollars a year, the tattoo industry has reached staggering heights—even your neighborhood grocer is living in a world of permanent ink. Recently, however, the FDA and the CDC warned that there is no law or regulation requiring tattoo inks to be sterile.
Gulf Coast Struggles With Oil Spill And Its Economic Costs

Who gives more to charity, Democrats or Republicans?

The ongoing calls for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to issue additional years of his tax returns haven’t ceased. Democrats continue to press the issue, but should they be so vocal about taking a look at charitable contributions?
Bing Presents "Sleepwalk with Me" Official Cast After-Party At The Bing Bar - 2012 Park City

Ira Glass talks sleepwalking and movies

In “Sleepwalk with Me,” comedian Mike Birbiglia’s alter-ego Mike Pandamiglio has two loves: comedy and his girlfriend, Abby. Unfortunately, he has arrived at a point in his life where dedicating himself to one means he is unable to give the other an appropriate amount of attention.
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French breathalyzer law provokes anti-lobbying protests

The citizens of France may be up in arms over being ordered to carry breathalyzers in their cars, but not for the reasons you think.
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Astronaut Neil Armstrong’s passing on Saturday at the age of 82 brought about countless heartfelt eulogies of the famous astronaut - as well remembrances of the golden age of the American space program that led to Armstrong being the first man to walk on the moon.
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