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All Tech Considered

Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

Teleporting from one place to the next looks so fun on the big and little screen. But physicists who actually can do something like that with single atoms say teleporting people would be much messier.

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Gangs Demand That San Salvador's Buses Stop Running, But Why?

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Captives separated by a fence conduct communal evening prayers at the Camp 6 prison building at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Walter Michot/Miami Herald/TNS/Landov hide caption

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New Gitmo Plan Would Relocate Some Detainees To U.S.

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Scud Books Hudson Mohawke
Golden Gate STS9
Peacock Tail Boards of Canada

Brian Hopson, assistant superintendent at Alameda County Juvenile Hall, stands in one of its many empty units. The 360-bed facility was full when it opened eight years ago, but is now at half capacity. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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Meant To Keep Youths Out Of Detention, Probation Often Leads Them There

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Fiddlegree Clogs
Nova Scotia El Ten Eleven

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Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

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Deford To Hollywood: Ban Boxing Movies

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A Mexican Restaurant Turned Iconic Venue? 'That's Nashville'

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Together Again Vince Gill, Paul Franklin
Texoma Bound The Time Jumpers
Can't Stop Us Siriswad
Concept 15 Kodomo

Tribal Chairman Bill Iyall stands on Cowlitz Tribe reservation land with a rendering of the casino the tribe hopes to build on the site near La Center, Washington, just north of Portland, Ore. Peter Haley/MCT/Landov hide caption

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'Location Is Everything' In Tribal Casino Dispute

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Seven Seas of Rhye [Instrumental Mix 2011] [Instrumental] Queen
Goodbye Blue Monday Anna Laube
Something I Can Feel
Red Norvo Precious Fathers
Ballad of Boot Hill Johnny Cash
Rollin' Free Johnny Cash
Piano Fights 65daysofstatic

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