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    Read this and you'll look smart. You don't have to be intelligent to impress people -- you just have to fake it. Here's a daily list of must-read articles that will wow your friends, surprise your co-workers and make you seem sharp....

    • A university project aims to capture and catalog the sounds of Western animals to provide audio snapshots to better understand the animals themselves.  
    • The newest fashion trend? Bulletproof clothing. As drug-related violence increases in Mexico so do the number of expensive boutiques featuring bulletproof clothing such as jackets, polo shirts, windbreakers and ruffled tuxedo shirts, to name a few items.
    • It's possible that the venus flytrap will no longer grow in nature. The natural habitat of the popular plant is along the Carolina coast, where booming development is threatening the small populations of plant still in existence.
    • Low-cost DNA mapping is coming soon. For About $5,000, one can find out what diseases she is predisposed to or what drugs work best for her.
    • Plug in cars are here. Antsy drivers unwilling to wait for new car models to come out have taken matters into their own hands and converted their hybrids into plug-ins.