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  1. Star trotters invade Vernon for Zweig, Crawford FarmsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | HarnesRacing

    The very finest trotters in the land will converge on Vernon Downs Friday night for Grand Circuit racing.

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  2. 'Borderline Insanity': 430-Pound Sumo Wrestler Swims Across Idaho Lake ... TwiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Boise Weekly

    ... water, he said, "Overwhelming. This was borderline insanity." Gneiting had already entered the Guiness Book of World Records for being the heaviest person to complete a marathon (the 2011 Los Angeles Marathon). He's currently 430 pounds. Gneiting is ...

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  3. Wirelessly powered robo-fish need no maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | CNET News.com

    A high-tech aquarium holds robotic fish that feed off wireless power, glow, and swim about in a sealed tank.

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  4. Report: Google backed out of Twitch deal because of competition lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Polygon

    This refers to a competition law developed to regulate anti-competitive conduct by companies.

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  5. Amazon Acquires Twitch For $970 Million In CashRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WallStreetInsanity

    Web-based retailer Amazon announced on Aug. 25 that it will be acquiring Twitch, a website where users can watch other people play video games.

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  6. A gyoza-eating world champion, plus 'Portlandia' for realRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    San Jose mega eaters Joey Chestnut -- of hot dog devouring fame -- and Matt "Megatoad" Stonie set a world record in gyoza consumption in Los Angeles earlier this month.

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  7. Amazon beats Google, buys video game company Twitch for $970MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    The video streaming service will complement Amazon's new music streaming service, which is part of its Amazon TV system.

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  8. FINA World Cup Money List: Nearly $2 Million Up For GrabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 26. AS has become our tradition, Swimming World will keep an up-to-date listing of the cash won during the FINA World Cup.

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  9. World's 'tallest man' dies from brain haemorrhage at 44Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Newkerala.com

    ... height a curse from God, and didn't want fame or his name in the Guinness book. A spokeswoman for the Guinness World Records had said that though they had contacted Stadnyk, who's feet measured almost 18 inches, he didn't want to verify his height ...

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  10. Cutting Edge To Offer August 30 "Sneak Peek"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KXVO

    Cutting Edge's hard working crew of artists, carpenters, storytellers and fabricators have been hard at work for months, dreaming up new horrors with which to terrorize even the staunchest of haunt-goers.

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  11. Google Flinches; Amazon Grabs Twitch's 55 Million Monthly Viewers For $1 BillionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | MediaPost

    "Last October, 32 million people watched the championship of Riot Games Inc.'s 'League of Legends' on various streaming services, more than the series finales of television shows 'Breaking Bad,' '24' and 'The Sopranos' put together," point out Douglas MacMillan, Greg Bensinger and their reporting colleagues at the Wall Street Journal .

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  12. MODE-GAP Drives World Record for Highest Data Transmission RateRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    MODE-GAP, the European collaborative R&D project, has been officially recognised by the Guinness Book of Records for achieving the highest data transmission rate over hollow-core optical fibre.

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  13. Comedian Bob Newhart To Perform October 10 During Lucy Town Half...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | PRWeb

    Comedian Bob Newhart To Perform October 10 During Lucy Town Half Marathon & 5K Weekend - Attempt to Break World Record for Grape Stomping Highlights Weekend of Events 'Having a legend like Bob Newhart perform in Jamestown further proves that our city celebrates the best in comedy like no other,' said Journey Gunderson, executive director of the ... (more)

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  14. Amazon.com enters into the world of online gamingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: E-commerce giant Amazon.com bought Twitch Interactive, a popular Internet video channel for broadcasting and watching, people play videogames, for about $970 million in cash.

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  15. Surprise: Amazon buys Twitch for almost $1 billionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | DarkVision Hardware

    Popular video game streaming website Twitch has been sold for $970 million! There were lots of rumors about a possible sale of the three years old service but most people saw Google as the most likely suitor.

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  16. World's Tallest Man at 8 Ft 4 Inch Dies in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Outlook

    ... called gigantism, left him growing at the rate of roughly a foot every three years. According to a Guinness World Records spokeswoman, Stadnyk was contacted but seemed like "a very shy guy." "He doesn't want us around," she had said. The Guinness ...

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  17. A film fest highlights conditions of Hindu templesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Newkerala.com

    A unique international film festival here brought into focus the dilapidated condition of Hindu temples in India, highlighting problems like corruption, mismanagement, encroachments, financial problems faced by priests and erosion of traditional rituals associated with worship.

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  18. Looking Fallward for Medfield Parks & Recreation ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Patch.com

    Fall is upon us. Your Parks & Recreation Department has been busy preparing an action packed assortment of programs for fall.

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  19. Amazon (not Google) has just bought TwitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Nag.blog

    Towards the end of July, website Venturebeat incorrectly reported that Google had bought game streaming service Twitch .

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  20. Banger munching world record bid to be held in SilsdenRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Ilkley Gazette

    RECORD BID: Butcher James Uren, of New Laithe Butchers, is encouraging people to attend the charity fundraising Sausage and Cider Festival on Sunday RECORD BID: Butcher James Uren, of New Laithe Butchers, is encouraging people to attend the charity fundraising Sausage and Cider Festival on Sunday A WORLD record attempt on banger-munching will be ... (more)

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