Man climbs into toilet to retrieve phone, gets completely stuck – CNET

Technically Incorrect: A Norwegian man drops his phone down a public toilet. His slim friend volunteers to retrieve it. Cue the rescue squad.

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This robot is a lousy sandwich chef – CNET

In her latest clip, robotics video-blogger Simone Giertz proves that a robot is no match for a stubborn jar of peanut butter.

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Trump tweets: Fatal shooting of NBA star’s cousin is reason African-Americans will vote for me – CNET

Technically Incorrect: On Saturday, the Republican candidate offers another of his instant musings on America. Not everyone is moved.

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When tech firms judge on skills alone, women land more job interviews – CNET

An experiment with removing gender from job applications makes the case that bias influences hiring.

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Social media’s echo chamber fuels migrant backlash in Sweden, Finland – CNET

From Facebook to the streets, isolationist ideas have gained traction in Nordic countries that have taken in high numbers of asylum seekers.

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Travel Advisory – CNET

Scams and scares to watch out for on the road.

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Up close and personal with Tokyo’s 59-foot Gundam statue – CNET

In Tokyo there’s a 1:1 scale “replica” of a Gundam mobile suit. Here’s what it looks like up close.

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How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec admits he doesn’t know – CNET

As Uber rolls out its driverless cars in Pittsburgh, Google futurist Ray Kurzweil says he’s still working out the moral dilemma in the case of a potentially fatal accident by an autonomous vehicle.

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Coating Operator

Job Description: Position: Metal Coating Operator Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada Oerlikon is a leading high-tech industrial group specializing in machine and plant engineering. The Company is a provider of innovative industrial solutions and cutting-edge technologies for manmade fibers manufacturing, drive systems, vacuum, surface solutions and advanced nanotechnology.

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Facebook changes Trending Topics after criticism – CNET

The social network adds a more automated design that strips human-written descriptions from its list of popular topics, following months of criticism over how it displayed news stories.

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