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Soccer Fans Upset by Biometric 'intrusion'

Soccer Fans Upset by Biometric 'intrusion'

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 13, 2014) — A new biometric palm scanning device introduced at a Hungarian soccer stadium can identify a person in just one second. The device, which was introduced to control ticket sales but has the potential to help curb violence in other European stadiums, has outraged fans who are boycotting some games. Sharon Reich reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Thai Rubber Farmers Wheeze as Prices Slump

Thai Rubber Farmers Wheeze as Prices Slump

AFP (Oct. 12, 2014) — As rubber prices slump, hard-up farmers in Thailand -- the world's top producer of the commodity -- are appealing for a bailout, testing the junta's resolve to end populist policies and an entrenched subsidy culture. Duration: 02:21 Video provided by AFP
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Navy Tests Cutting-Edge Clothing Manufacturing

Navy Tests Cutting-Edge Clothing Manufacturing

AP (Oct. 8, 2014) — The U.S. Navy is testing out a cutting-edge way of manufacturing clothes; welding them together with ultrasonic sound waves. The process promises garments that weigh at least 40 percent less. (Oct. 8) Video provided by AP
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Parents Want Son's Football Death to Help Others

Parents Want Son's Football Death to Help Others

AP (Oct. 7, 2014) — A foundation started by a Florida couple whose son died of a crushed liver suffered while playing high school football is providing padding to schools to prevent similar injuries. (Oct. 7) Video provided by AP
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