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The Independent: Solar Impulse plane forced to land in Japan after bad weather. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwy8Ko-x8
An ambitious plan to fly a plane around the world using only solar power has been temporarily paused after bad weather.
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The Independent: UK weather: Met Office warns Britain to expect falling trees and travel disruption as 'powerful jet stream' bring 70mph winds. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw2I-o-x8
The Met Office has warned that Britain is about to be hit by an “unseasonable” blustery storm, bringing heavy rains, large waves and the potential for damaging 70mph winds.
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MarketWatch: Apple needs to up its cloud game to compete with Google. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIws--8-x8
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Forbes Now: Why Is Almost No One Using Apple Pay? http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw7s3U-SE
Why don’t small merchants accept Apple Pay? That’s easy. Just follow the money.
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Fast Company: Google's Minor UI Update Is Solving The Biggest Problem On Smartphones Right Now. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwp7i2-xI
By predicting what you want to do next in any app, Now on Tap is a small update that could become a very big deal.
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Lenovo Chromebooks to 900 students and plans to acquire 2600 more.
All Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High School students will be given laptop computers to start the 2015-16 term, officiails decided Monday. The high-tech rollout comes some six years after District 128 teachers and administrators began investigating the pros and cons of such a program. Public and private schools in Gurnee, Mundelein, Palatine, Schaumburg and other suburbs have such efforts already.
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The Guardian: Rapid Arctic ice loss linked to extreme weather changes in Europe and US. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwzLmu-x8
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Gawker: Death Toll From Heatwave Surges Past 2,330 in India. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwy_za-xI
Officials in India announced today that more than 2,330 people have now been killed by the country’s blistering weeks-long heatwave, CNN reports. Over 750 Dead as Weeks-Long Heatwave Devastates Southern India Over 750 Dead as Weeks-Long Heatwave Devastates Southern India Over 750 Dead as Weeks-Long Heatwave Devastates So As the East Coast of the U.S. enters the period where we complain about the heat before the heat… Read more Read more
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Forbes Now: Google's Project Tango Smartphone To Be Powered By Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw-qWQ-x8
Augmented Reality (AR) is shaping up to be big business in the years ahead, as tech companies look to the many practical uses beyond its obvious fun factor. Sure, you can enable some pretty cool gaming effects and control features with AR, like Google partner and game developer Limbic demonstrated [...]
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MarketWatch: Why Apple’s iOS will be less dominant in 5 years. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwxMD9vyE
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[LISTEN] They were two recruits on opposite sides of a bloody 1980s war. One was instructed to kill the other, but he could not. Decades later, that grace would become useful — and is the subject of a new film. http://bit.ly/1KGdbPv
One soldier prepared to kill a critically wounded enemy three decades ago, but spared him when he saw photos of the man's family. They met by chance decades later.
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Rollout includes 5000 Chromebooks.
A new program scheduled to start at Waukegan High School this fall is already generating a lot of excitement among students, staff and parents.
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In 2013 Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Chromebook sales totaled just 2.9 million, and then last year it sold 5.7 million. According t

We still lack a Starbucks on island but this is every bit of a better place. Try their brick oven cooked pizza too, its great.
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Great hotel.
Quality: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
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Cozy, great place that seems well hidden and needs to be better known.
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The bananas here are very good. Actually Thai restaurant but the name implies Chinese. Excellent Thai food with a home cooked feel.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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Clean nice renovation. So much better than the old one.
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