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Published: Sunday, March 14, 2010, 12:14 a.m.

Hard at work, I see

Jetson! Looking for a way to conceal your use of Facebook or Solitaire at work? StealthSwitch II, which includes a foot-operated switch, allows you to instantly bring up a legitimate-looking document to hide your FarmVille activities from your boss.

Then all you have to do is convince the boss to wear a bell around his neck so you'll know when he's coming.

  • An Apple share a day keeps the doctor away: Researchers at Duke University believe they've found a link between the performance of the Nasdaq stock market and the incidence of heart attacks: When the Nasdaq's up, heart attacks go down. And the reverse is true.

    So, along with a daily baby aspirin, quitting smoking and losing 10 pounds, your doctor also recommends selling high and buying low in a Nasdaq index fund.

  • Just press play: Seniors brought their MP3 players, cell phones and digital cameras. And high school students brought their high-tech know-how to the Mountlake Terrace Library to tutor their elders on getting the most out of their gadgets.

    Thankful for the help, the seniors volunteered to return the favor; next weekend they'll show kids how to use a vacuum cleaner, a lawn mower and a washing machine.

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