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  • So, What’s the Scariest Game This Generation So Far?
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    There hasn’t really been that many horror games so far this generation, and there have been even less really scary ones. Games such as Siren: Blood Curse, Alone in…

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  • First Algae Car Attempts To Cross the US On 25 Gallons of Fuel
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    Mike writes “San Francisco recently saw the unveiling of the world’s first algae fuel-powered vehicle, dubbed the Algaeus. The plug-in hybrid car, which is a Prius tricked out with a nickel metal hydride battery and a plug, runs on green crude from Sapphire Energy — no modifications to the gasoline engine necessary. The set-up is so effective, according to FUEL producer Rebecca Harrell, that the Algaeus can cross the US on approximately 25 gallons (more…)

  • Surprise Discovery In Earth’s Upper Atmosphere
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    elyons sends word out of UCLA of a completely unexpected discovery in the physics of the Sun-Earth interaction — a previously unknown basic mode of energy transfer from the solar wind to the Earth’s magnetosphere. “‘It’s like something else is heating the atmosphere besides the sun. This discovery is like finding it got hotter when the sun went down,’ said Larry Lyons, UCLA professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences. ‘We all have thought (more…)

  • 4 Sites Where You Can Download Old PC Games For Free
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    There are sufficient free games available for the budget gamer, many of which we’ve already reviewed on MakeUseOf, but it’s not the only alternative.

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  • Monopoly City Streets: Google Maps Enable Real Street Buying
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    This could be very addictive: GoogleGoogle is teaming up with board game maker Hasbro to launch a Google MapsGoogle Maps version of Monopoly. A monopoly game to let you buy any street in the world.

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  • Super Woods shoots course record
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    Tiger Woods breaks the course record at Cog Hill to take a huge lead into the final round of the BMW Championship.

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  • Space Junk Problem Visualized
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    New image depicting man-made objects bigger than 4 inches some 19,000 by the latest count.

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  • Gay too good for Powell in Greece
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    Tyson Gay produces a storming finish in the 100m to pip Asafa Powell on the line at the World Athletics Final as Hannah England shines for Britain.

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  • Describing an NFL or MLB game: Violate Copyright Laws?
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    MLB response: “Any rebroadcast, retransmission, or account of this game, without the express written consent of Major League Baseball, is prohibited….Depends on your definition of “account”.

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  • Sinkhole Appears on Field, Shuts Down Football Game
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    Two Tennessee high school teams battled through more than three quarters of action, when a portion of the field suddenly sagged and a sinkhole appeared. The hole started out small, but it’s now estimated to be 15 feet deep or more. Link includes video.

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