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A yearlong experiment with the electric grid could make plug-in clocks and devices with programmable timers run up to 20 minutes fast. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** A frame grab of the PBS website from May 31, 2011, is shown, as PBS officials confirmed on its official Twitter account that the website had been hacked. Lulz Security has stolen mountains of personal data in about a dozen different hacks, embarrassing law enforcement on both sides of the Atlantic. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** A photo of Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou in clown paint hangs from mock gallows in front of the Parliament during a peaceful rally for a ninth consecutive day, attended by thousands called through a social networking site in Athens, on June 2, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says foreign-born engineers, scientists and tech innovators could ease Michigan's unemployment by moving to the state and becoming entrepreneurs. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** In this photo from April 18, 2011, Frans van Houten, CEO of lighting and consumer electronics giant Royal Philips Electronics, poses prior to a news conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Associated Press)

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Jimmy Russell looks over one of the 23 new fermenters Wild Turkey Distillery has installed in an expansion at the plant. Automation has led to an increase in production.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Two moviegoers check out movie trailers on their iPad and iPhone before buying tickets at a cinema in Los Angeles. Theater owners have tried playing amusing warning messages and sent ushers to sweep through the auditorium to get folks to keep quiet and stay off their phones during shows.

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Flames from the Monument Fire move toward Highway 92 in Sierra Vista, Ariz., on June 19, 2011. (Associated Press/Sierra Vista Herald-Bisbee Daily Review)

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** FILE ** In this May 31, 2011, photo released Saturday, June 4, 2011, by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), a worker climbs scaffoldings set up around the decontamination device, having functions of nuclide adsorption and coagulation settling in the newly built radioactive water processing facilities at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan. (AP Photo/Tokyo Electric Power Co.)

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Cole MacGrath battles really large monsters in inFamous 2, a video game exclusive to the PlayStation 3.

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An Oracle Racing AC45, skippered by James Spithill, makes its way past a cruise boat and the San Francisco skyline in this view from Sausalito, Calif., Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Smithsonian research botanist John Kress said the app that identifies American trees via smartphone pictures initially was meant as a way for scientists to discover new species in unknown habitats.

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W. John Kress displays the Leafsnap app on his iPhone along with tree leaf specimens at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum's specimen storage room in Washington. The free app "is going to be able to populate a database of every tree in the United States," he said. "I mean that's millions and millions and millions of trees, so that would be really neat." (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A photo of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords posted to her public Facebook page by her aides on June 12, 2011. The photos were taken May 17, 2011, at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital, the day before she had her cranioplasty. (Associated Press/Giffords Campaign)

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Taylor Swift, here performing May 27 in Nebraska, won for video of the year at Wednesday's CMT Music Awards. (Associated Press)

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This image provided by NOAA-NASA GOES Project shows Hurricane Adrian on June 8, 2011, at 5:15 a.m. EDT. (Associated Press/NOAA-NASA GOES)

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The formal living room has hardwood flooring, windows on two sides and French doors that open into the sunroom.

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Christopher Reeve stars in most of Warner Home Video's new Blu-ray collection Superman: The Motion Picture Anthology.

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**FILE** In this photo from Nov. 2, 2009, a customer swipes a MasterCard debit card through a machine while checking out at a shop in Seattle. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America, introduces the Wii U gaming console at the E3 Gaming Convention in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Its controller contains a 6.2-inch touch screen so gamers can play while others watch TV.