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Tuesday: September 15, 2009

Microsoft decides to give Bing some visual aids.Microsoft decides to give Bing some visual aids.

In a blog post, the company said a study it conducted found that consumers can process results with images 20% faster than text only results. 'It's like searching through a large online catalogue,' Microsoft said.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:47 AM | Tags (13) | bing | searchengine | engine | visuals | aid | microsoft | interwebs | search | rivalry | competition | study | catalogue | bbcnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

Have you given blood lately? One New Yorker is close to forty gallons.Have you given blood lately? One New Yorker is close to forty gallons.

A New York man is donating his 320th pint of blood this week, making him one of two people in the U.S. who has given 40 gallons. Seventy-five-year-old Al Fischer of Massapequa plans to reach the milestone Tuesday, 58 years after he started giving blood.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 7:46 AM | Tags (6) | blood | donations | gallons | rivalry | pint | milestone |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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