Joe Pelton operates a computer-controlled machine that drills a tiny hole into a needle that is used to make microchips. He works at AccuRounds, an advanced manufacturing facility in Avon, Mass.
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) returns to his office from the House chamber after votes Feb. 18 on Capitol Hill. The House was debating the continuing resolution (HR 1) that contained Republican-proposed deep cuts in the budget.
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Oobleck has some novel physical properties. When it's moved slowly, it acts smooth and runny, like a liquid. But move it quickly and forcefully, and it locks up, becoming almost solid.
In this Jan. 13, 2011 photo, cast members of the Broadway play That Championship Season, from left, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Brian Cox, seated, Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric pose for a portrait in New York.
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