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GET YOUR KICKS Hey, nobody ever lost money selling kids new ways to break their neck--hence the K2 Evolution Four kickboard ($199), this summer's answer to the Razor Scooter. The kickboard is an unholy combination of skateboard and scooter geared toward stunts. Safety-minded kids may prefer simply to play in traffic.

I WANT MY HBO Are you going to let your TV boss you around? Soon you may not have to. HBO has a new cable service called HBO Interactive, due out this summer. For 10 extra bucks a month, you can watch anything that's on HBO any given week, whenever...

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