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Video: How ‘gesture technology’ like Microsoft Kinect will change the way we live

Modifications to the Microsoft Kinect gaming system enable people to control computers using just their body movements — an innovation that could change the way we live.

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Growing a state: Palestinians build a homeland

While the Middle East peace process remains frozen, Palestinians in the West Bank are already at work building the institutions and infrastructure for a future Palestinian state.

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A colorful ‘Sam’s Army’ marches through South Africa

The American team showed a lot of grit in South Africa, and the American fans, who seem to have more enthusiasm for their team than even the Europeans do, even more so.

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Hooray, I’m for the other team

Yuval Lion discovers a new breed of soccer fan in South Africa.

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‘This is Africa!’ Vuvuzelas and all

A dispatch from the World Cup: from the wig-wearing, color-bearing fans to the giant beelike sounds of the vuvuzelas.