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On the Calendar:  Wednesday, 7/1/2015
LET'S GET FIT: Join us for Workout Wednesdays at the library June-July. Group exercises in the meeting room. Wear comfortable shoes and appropriate workout clothes. Calendar

Technology & Science
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Former DEA Agent Pleads Guilty in Silk Road Probe

A former federal agent has pleaded guilty to stealing bitcoins during the government's investigation of the online drug marketplace known as Silk Road.









Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:41:20 GMT
Wrist-Worn Device Instantly Inflates to Prevent Drowning

Anyone can find themselves in danger underwater. Kingii is a wrist-worn device that inflates instantly when activated and brings you to the surface.









Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:10:20 GMT
Snap! White House Just Made Big Change to Tours

For the first time in 40 years, visitors to the White House can take pictures and post to social media during public tours of "the nation's house."









Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:01:13 GMT
Solar Impulse Pilot Breaks Solo Endurance Flight Record

After 76 hours and 45 minutes at the helm, Solar Impulse pilot Andre Borschberg has broken the world record for solo endurance flight.









Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:43:58 GMT
Elon Musk-backed Group Hopes to Keep Us Safe from AI

A group backed by billionaire Elon Musk is awarding $7 million in grants to projects aimed at keeping artificial intelligence safe and "beneficial."









Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:34:55 GMT
Google Self-Driving Cars Got Into Two Accidents in June

Google says its self-driving cars were involved in two minor accidents in June, and both were the other driver's fault.









Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:10:03 GMT
Handy Scientific Tool Could Fit Inside Your Smartphone

Scientists have found a way to analyze light quickly and with great precision with a camera no larger than the one in your smartphone.









Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:04:36 GMT
More People Reach for Phones Than Partners in Morning

In the morning, Americans wake up and reach across the bed to hold ... their smartphones.









Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:18:18 GMT
Jim Carrey Brands Governor 'Fascist' Over Vaccine Law

Jim Carrey called California Gov. Jerry Brown a "corporate fascist" after the governor signed a strict new vaccination bill into law.









Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:09:26 GMT
Chinese Law Reinforces Government Control of Cyberspace

China's legislature passed sweeping legislation on Wednesday that reinforces government controls over cyberspace.









Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:08:44 GMT
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