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  • Hot Online: Transit of Venus 2012

  • Daily roundup of what's hot online right now with the latest news from Xbox on its SmartGlass app, a giant squid found off the coast of Australia and a video of when and where to watch the transit of Venus 2012.

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  • Trending topic: Smart Glass
    The president of Xbox Live personally announced at its E3 press event a new way of interacting with the Xbox 360, which Microsoft is calling SmartGlass. The new app lets users interact with the game system using iOS, Andriod or Windows mobile devices, according to ExtremeTech.com. Click the link above to read the article.
    Check this out: giant squid
    A fishing columnist in Australia found the fresh carcass of a 10-foot giant squid, a very rare find. While the writer was filming the giant squid floating by, a shark came into the footage as it started to chew up the free food. Click the link above to read the article and watch the footage.
    Video: Transit of Venus 2012
    You will be able to witness one of the rarest astronomical events visible by mankind Tuesday night. It is called the "transit of Venus," and it won't happen for another 100 years. Scroll down to watch the video and get all the information and when and where to watch.
    -- GateHouse News Service
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