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Published: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Looking good, Ben

All about the Benjamins: The U.S. $100 bill is getting a makeover with color-changing ink on the image of an inkwell, a security thread and the addition of a portion of the Declaration of Independence.

Founding father Benjamin Franklin remains on the C-note, but has been updated, as well, with a neck tattoo of John Hancock's signature. In color-changing ink, of course.

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Soccer mom, you are cleared for takeoff: Yet another glitch has been discovered in Apple's Map app for iPhones and iPads: It guides drivers onto a taxiway at Fairbanks International Airport in Alaska instead of the terminal. On two occasions, wayward drivers have ventured onto the runway, prompted by the app.

Actually, it's not a glitch, just early. That map is intended for the iPhone 23 and the driver-pilots of flying cars.

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Don't know much about history: On this day in 1777, British troops occupied Philadelphia during the American Revolution.

But indecision prevented British Gen. William Howe from advancing any further as he and his men struggled with the choice between getting cheesesteaks at Geno's or Pat's in south Philly.

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