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NOTE FROM FRAN:
Engineers at Adidas have developed a running shoe with a
computer chip inside, that adjusts the cushioning level
as the wearer runs.

Here
is the full story.

For a slightly different take on this topic,
read Top5 Internet for Tuesday, May 18,

“The Top 8 Features of the Computerized
Running Shoe”.

If you’re not already a subscriber,
go here and become one now!

The Top 7 Signs There’s a
Computer Chip in Your Running Shoe

7> You keep finding “Increase your shoe size” messages printed on
your socks.

6> They whistle at every iPod that goes by.

5> Every morning when you put them on, they’re full of worms.

4> My cat pounces on my feet every other step. I think it’s
looking for a mouse.

3> Every time you try to run, you hear a voice say, “I can’t let
you do that, Dave.”

2> You want to go to the track, but the shoes lead you to Radio
Shack.

and the Number 1 Signs There’s a Computer Chip in Your Running
Shoe…
1> Teenagers in Estonia can now hijack your shoes and make you
walk funny.


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Credits:

Selected from 58 submissions from 17 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:

Marcelo Rinesi, Buenos Aires, Argentina — 1
Scott Elmer, Wheaton, IL — 2, 3, 6 (Hat trick!)
Mel Clark, Kalamazoo, MI — 4, RU list name
Matt Van Opens, Kenosha. WI — 5
William Prune Wickart, Danish Falls, MN — 7
James Knowles, Bellingham, WA — RU list name
Ada Benoit, Boston, MA — Banner tag
Fran Fruit, Winnetka, IL — List Moderator/Governing Bo

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