While many think of the tablet computer as a new idea, the concept can traced back to the original Star Trek series and Arthur C. Clarke's 1968 novel 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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Ramadon Aliah, a 37-year-old Libyan freedom fighter wounded in Misrata, Libya lies in his bed talking with a translator at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem, Mass., in November. Of the 22 Libyans who came to Spaulding in late October, 16 are still there and the rest are expected to be discharged by February.
"We've got the space, we have equipment, we've got the cash, we've got the customers, we have the product," says Tim O'Keeffe, owner of G.L. Huyett. "We have everything we need — except the people."
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A Kemp's ridley sea turtle like this one traveled 4,600 miles across the Atlantic ocean in 2008. After being rehabilitated in Portugal, it is being reintroduced into its native Gulf of Mexico waters on Tuesday.
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