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Monday, October 19, 2009

Morning Newsdome: 'Tis a far better thing to receive a plane

>> Recession schmecession. Retailers Neiman Marcus are offering a $250,000 package in its Christmas catalog that includes a an Icon A5 airplane. (The Guardian)

>> More holiday cheer: The Obama administration has delivered new direction to federal prosecutors today signaling a policy shift concerning medical marijuana, resulting in fewer crackdowns. Part of he new healthcare reform, or just that the man needs to relax? (The Washington Post)

>> Too hot to handle? German police are investigating whether a Kebab chili sauce was too spicy when a kebab maker threw it into a customer's eyes during a fight over paper napkins. (Reuters)

>>Shepard Fairey, the contemporary artist who created the famous Barack Obama "HOPE" posters, lied in court after being sued by the Associated Press for using one of their photos as inspiration without credit. We can only hope he has a good lawyer. (Gawker)

>>And finally, a team of British scientist have developed a "brain to brain communication" that is the first technology leading to possible telepathy. You'll never be able to make snide comments about people's ugly outfits in your head ever again. (The Daily Telegraph)

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