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Weekly News Roundup: Giant Sea Blobs Attack!

DiscoblogBy Melissa LafskyOct 9, 2009 7:38 PM


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Giant blobs of mucus are invading the oceans. Yes, you read that right—giant blobs of mucus. Movie version coming soon. • Hey, Obama won the Nobal Peace Prize! And it's taken over Twitter! • Forget polygraphs: Art projects are the new lie detector tests. • New spectrometer-laden scalpel can actually sniff out tumors as it cuts. • And now, for something completely different: Miami has the hottest and least intelligent people in the nation, according to a completely opinion-based unscientific survey done by Travel & Leisure.

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