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  • Company Offers Customizable Web Spidering
    By on September 29, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    TechReviewAl writes “A company called 80legs has come up with an interesting new web business model: customized, on-demand web spidering. The company sells access to its spidering system, charging $2 for every million pages crawled, plus a fee of three cents per hour of processing used. The idea is to offer Web startups a way to build their own web indexes without requiring huge server farms. ‘Many startups struggle to find the funding needed to build (more…)



  • Top 10 New Gaming Cliches
    By on September 29, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Lava World. The Ice World. Amnesia. Collecting coins. High scores. 1ups. When games were younger, when we were younger, these were the cliches of gaming. For better or for worse a whole new set of video game cliches has sprang up in their place.

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  • Dog sledding -Trail Sled Dog Race, covers 1,868 km [pics]
    By on September 29, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Photography You Must!! see , absolutely superb.As winter begins to wind down, we are still in the middle of sled dog racing season. The Iditarod in Alaska had its ceremonial start in Anchorage last Saturday………………………………………

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  • Vintage Sexism: 1943 Guide to Hiring Women
    By on September 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    This gem is from the July 1943 issue of Transportation Magazine, written for male supervisors of women during World War II. These were “helpful tips” on supervising women at work…

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  • USC RB Rushed to Hospital After Weights Fall on His Neck
    By on September 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Stafon Johnson was injured in a freak weight room accident Monday afternoon.

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  • 10 things you might not know about the Olympics
    By on September 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    On Friday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics will be Chicago, Tokyo, Madrid or Rio de Janeiro. Here are 10 facts about the five-ring circus:

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  • Obama to woo IOC over Chicago Olympic bid
    By on September 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    US President Barack Obama will travel to Copenhagen to support the bid by Chicago to host the 2016 Olympics, officials say.

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  • Ueda Explains Newest The Last Guardian Trailer
    By on September 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Released during the Tokyo Game Show, the newest The Last Guardian trailer is home to the a “hidden message” that Fumito Ueda, founder of Team ICO, would like to convey to the fans.

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  • PSPgo Porn: Sexy Pics of Sony’s Tiny Gaming Console
    By on September 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    This is how PSPgo looks out of the box. This is exciting.

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  • Netflix CEO Wants Service To Be On All Consoles
    By on September 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    US movie streaming service Netflix could be made available on all consoles eventually.

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