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  • Lloyd admits to British failings
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    Great Britain Davis Cup captain John Lloyd says relegation from Group One was “a big disappointment” but could be good for the team’s future.

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  • Top 5 Recently Innovated Stadium Designs
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    The new Cowboys Stadium joins an impressive roster of recent innovative stadium designs worldwide. Here are the five best…

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  • Wasps 23-3 Worcester
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    Wasps maintain their winning start to the season with a comfortable victory over Worcester at Adams Park.

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  • USC drops to No. 12, Washington into Top 25
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    Southern California dropped nine spots and out of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll and Washington moved into the rankings for the first time in six years.

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  • Meet the voice of Super Mario
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    Mention the name Charles Martinet to computer game fans and you’ll probably draw a blank but when they hear his voice he is instantly recognisable. ARTICLE and VIDEO

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  • Brett Favre sets NFL record with 271st start in a row
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    Brett Favre started Sunday for a record 271st straight time in the regular season, playing for the Minnesota Vikings against the Detroit Lions.

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  • News Content As a Resource, Not a Final Product
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    Paul Graham has posted an essay questioning whether we ever really paid for “content,” as publishers of news and music are saying while they struggle to stay afloat in the digital age. “If the content was what they were selling, why has the price of books or music or movies always depended mostly on the format? Why didn’t better content cost more?” Techdirt’s Mike Masnick takes it a step further, suggesting that the content itself should be treated (more…)

  • Bon Jovi Rejected Chance To Appear In Guitar Hero
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    Kurt Cobain’s appearance in Guitar Hero 5 has sparked its fair share of controversy, much of it courtesy of widow Courtney Love. Now rocker Jon Bon Jovi is weighing in, saying that he rejected an offer to appear in the game.

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  • Zero Punctuation: Batman Arkham Asylum
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    This week, Zero Punctuation reviews Batman Arkham Asylum.

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  • Cursive Writing Is a Fading Skill — Does It Matter?
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    antdude sends along an AP piece on the decline of the teaching of cursive writing in schools — ramifications of which we’ve discussed a few times before. “The decline of cursive is happening as students are doing more and more work on computers, including writing. In 2011, the writing test of the National Assessment of Educational Progress will require 8th and 11th graders to compose on computers, with 4th graders following in 2019. … Handwriting (more…)