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  • Top flight in financial crackdown
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    Premier League clubs could face a transfer ban if they fail to adhere to new financial rules announced today to govern the top flight.

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  • Scientists Find Master Gene To Switch On Immune Cells
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    Scientists claim to have identified a master gene which is able to transform blood stem cells into disease-fighting immune cells. The hope is that this discovery will allow for new treatments for cancer. “The researchers have ‘knocked out’ the gene in question, known as E4bp4, in a mouse model, creating the world’s first animal model entirely lacking NK cells, but with all other blood cells and immune cells intact. This breakthrough model should help (more…)

  • Scots FA confirms Burley review
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    Scotland manager George Burley faces the SFA board to discuss his future after missing out on World Cup qualification.

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  • NFL players to donate brains for concussion research
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    Three active NFL players are joining former players in agreeing to donate their brains after death to a Boston University medical school program that studies sports brain injuries. The players’ brains and spinal cord tissue will go to the Center for…

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  • Google Data Liberation Group Seeks To Unlock Data
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    Several sources are reporting that The Data Liberation Front, a new engineering group within Google, is trying make it easier for users to move their data in and out of Google products. They have already “liberated” about half of Google’s offerings (including Blogger and Gmail) and have plans to liberate Google Sites and Google Docs in the near future. “In a blog post this morning, Data Liberation engineering manager Brian Fitzpatrick, uses a good (more…)

  • Kanye West Is Now a Meme
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    Yo Keyboard Cat, I’m really happy for you. I’m gonna let you finish, but Kanye West is now the newest meme of all time

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  • Are Games Too Much Like Work?
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    In this opinion column, Lewis Pulsipher muses on ways to enjoy games without the focus on success, failure and competition, asserting that users must have that option if games are ever to be as inclusive as movies.

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  • Video Games Are Evil, says guy who made money creating games
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    I think that video games are evil,” says Tomino. “[Gaming] is not a type of activity that provides any support to our daily lives, and all these consoles are just consuming electricity! Let’s say we have about three billion people on this planet wasting their time, bringing no productivity at all. Add 10 billion more people, and what would happen t

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  • When MLB Managers Were Players
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    All managers listed have played in at least 300 major league games.Though many younger baseball fans associate Joe Torre strictly with his success as Yankees manager, the current Dodgers skipper spent 18 seasons as a player for four teams. He was a nine-time all star, a Gold Glove winner and the 1971 NL MVP.

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  • Insane Item Abuse Super Mario World Speedrun
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    Before complaints start, yes, it’s a Tool Assisted speedrun. Yes, it’s still pretty freakin’ insane, even for a TAS, and I’d like to see you do better.

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