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Talk face-to-face right from within Gmail

A new feature introduced today in Gmail allows free voice and video chat right from within Gmail. Nice!

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Merrill Lynch chief sees severe global slowdown

“The global economy is entering a slowdown of epic proportions, comparable to the Great Depression, John Thain, chairman and chief executive of Merrill Lynch, warned on Tuesday.” –

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Chandrayaan 1 captured by Moon

India is celebrating the arrival of its Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft at the Moon.

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Turn Firefox into a Google Chrome Clone

If you like the Chrome UI but love Adblock Plus, here is how-to get the best of both worlds! Via lifehacker

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High Dynamic Range photo processing

Free, open-source image processing app Qtpfsgui takes in groups of standard digital camera shots of the same scene or object and runs them through a high dynamic range imaging filter, creating striking images with more depth of color.

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Test your web design in different browsers

Browsershots makes screenshots of your web design in different browsers. It is a free online service.

Read the article: Check Browser Compatibility, Cross Platform Browser Test – Browsershots

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Finally, a lifeline for India’s poor

Nothing causes as much anxiety in a family as when someone falls sick. Nearly 65% of India’s poor get into debt and 1% fall below the poverty line each year because of illness, according to National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) 2004. The answer, of course, is health insurance, but only 6% of India’s workers have it.

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Lewis Hamilton Becomes Youngest Ever F1 World Champion

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton became the youngest world champion in Formula One history by the skin of his teeth after a nail-biting Brazilian Grand Prix.

Read the article: Last-gasp Hamilton takes F1 crown