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Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web.


Texting While Birthing
A sheet was draped in front of her, protecting the sterile field while shielding her eyes from the cutting below, none of which she could presumably feel, except for vague sensations. In the woman's left hand, she held a cell phone-which she was using to text her mother just as the baby was lifted from the womb.
The Digital Lives of Babies
But I still marvel at the presumed necessity of the camera, for all its ubiquitousness, in the birthing chamber. The idea that anything, or a small anyone, might deserve protection from the digital lens has become an aberration. I assume I was expected to rush off and upload my daughter's arrival on YouTube before she'd even had her first diaper change at home.



  • So you know, Toyota has officially stated that the plural of Prius is "Prii." [From: autoblog]
  • Gamasutra reports 'Minecraft' will land on iPhone and iPads later this year. [From: Gamasutra]

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