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There's more than one way to remove tattoos:

It's not known when the practice of tattooing began, but Egyptian mummies dating back to 1300 B.C. have shown evidence of blue tattoo marks. Today, for many reasons, people are having tattoos removed. Here's how: Dermabrasion: A small portion of the tattoo is sprayed with a solution that freezes the area. The tattoo is then sanded with a rotary abrasive instrument, removing the surface and middle layers of skin. Excision: An injection of a local anesthetic is applied to numb...
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Libraries book on Plainfield duo's automation software:

Rob Cullin and Rodd Cutler thought there must be a way to adapt their knowledge of factory-automation technology to libraries, even though the two industries appeared worlds apart. Turns out, automation is automation, Cullin says. By developing the right software, just about anything can be automated and made more efficient. Cullin, who had worked with Cutler for years, was downsized by the company they worked for about five years ago, but wanted to keep his hands in technology. "I had...
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Delivery service takes Web shopping to the next level:

Richard Cherry knows the 30-minute delivery concept isn't new. Pizzerias have been promising to deliver pies to the door in 30 minutes or less for years. And grocery stores have tried something similar, delivering milk, eggs and bread, but generally promising next-day delivery. Cherry wanted to deliver groceries-and more-in 30 minutes, so he teamed with 30-minute pizzeria guru Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino's Pizza, and came up with 30MinuteMall. Using delivery employees known as CyberValets, virtual grocery stores and Web...
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