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Ahmadinejad May Be a Quitter

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Posted on May 9, 2011

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad considers resigning his post as president of Iran; Google Maps will let users inside buildings; and Bill Gates dips his mouse into American education. These discoveries and more, below.

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Ahmadinejad Could Resign as President of Iran
Ahmadinejad is said to be contemplating resigning after Heidar Moslehi, the intelligence minister he had sacked, was reinstated by Khamenei.

What Is ‘America,’ Anyway?
Why did America’s young people “take it to the streets” on May 1st? To celebrate Osama’s death, of course.

Google Maps Will Soon Let You See Inside Buildings
Google Maps will allow users to peer inside the walls of select buildings, getting a panoramic, 360-degree visual of the inside layout.

Killing bin Laden Improves Democrats’ Sex Life
The bin Laden operation ... was pure testosterone.

How Did Bill Gates Get to Decide What’s Good for Our Children?
When did we vote to hand over American education to the Gates Foundation and the Pearson Foundation?

America’s Libraries Under Attack
The public library is a uniquely American creation. Now we have to fight to keep it public ... .

Why Eminem Could Spell Major Trouble for the Major Labels
The question of whether a digital download counts as a straight sale or a license threatens to cost Universal Music millions.

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