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- The BlackBerry for babies is finally here. With the new "Text and Learn" PDA-type handheld device from LeapFrog even tots can get hooked on technology. The gadget is for kids as young as three-years-old and has a full qwerty keyboard.
- A new cheap and efficient way to make solar panels is to simply spray them on. Researchers are working on a project to create spray-on solar panels that could transform the production of solar cells.
- Two million people showed up Denny's restaurants across the country yesterday to take advantage of the free breakfast promotion that aired during the Super Bowl. The restaurant chain got a lot of bang for their buck -- drawing in many new patrons for the estimated total cost of $5 million.
- Accelerated thinking can make you happy, a new study shows. The reason rapid-fire thinking creates feelings of elation, creativity and power is unclear and the feeling is ephemeral -- though doctors argue the positive emotion ads up.