As gambling becomes more readily available, casino operators are trying many new techniques to attract bettors. Simplifying and speeding up gambling is a focus for JCM Global. The slot machine distributor recently added MicroTouch's ClearTek II touch sensors from 3M Touch Systems Inc. to its offerings. JCM will also help casino operators promote specials using interactive LCD displays that use 3M's MicroTouch DST touch system. Display sizes range from 32 to 46 inches.
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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