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Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Let´s be honest: We´ve all done it before. Well, most of us. I imagine those of us who like to casually-yet-not-too-casually interject into every conversation the fact that they don´t own a television probably haven´t ever yakked on their cell phone during dinner. Or posted a picture of the meal they´re about to destroy on Twitter. Those people never do anything. So, while our cell phones are the...
By The Associated Press NEW YORK - Picture whipping out your cell phone and catching up with "Lost" or "Jeopardy," or watching the local 11 o'clock news, all for free. You can do this with an imported Chinese phone, but you can't with any phone sold in the U.S. - at least not without monthly charges. This is one of the reasons the United States is behind several other countries when it comes to making television an option for cell phones. Most phones sold in Japan can tune in to free...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.