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First 'Wikipedia Town' Launches in Wales

Scan a bar code on a landmark, and read about its history

(Newser) - A small Welsh town where English King Henry V was born is about to make history again by becoming the world's first "Wikipedia town." Starting tomorrow, visitors will be able to use smartphones to scan bar codes at points of interest in Monmouth, instantly bringing up a... More »

Street Sense Captures Travers

Derby winner adds 'Midsummer Derby' to trophy case

(Newser) - Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense triumphed in the "Midsummer Derby" today at Saratoga, holding off longshot Grasshopper to capture the $1 million Travers Stakes by a half-length. The superstar 3-year-old, under regular rider Calvin Borel, paid $2.70 to win after the crowd at the sweltering Spa sent him... More »

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