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  • Deadline passes for Donington GP
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    The future of the British Grand Prix is in doubt after a deadline passed for the company redeveloping Donington Park to prove it had funding.

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  • When robots fall in love: Ars reviews Machinarium
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    With some of the most striking 2D visuals around and a understated but compelling narrative, Machinarium is a perfect example of a modern adventure game.

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  • Premiership is weak – Gatland
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    Wales coach Warren Gatland cites the “weakness” of the Guinness Premiership among reasons for omitting Sale prop Eifion Lewis-Roberts from his squad.

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  • Sci-Fine: Geekdom’s Baddest Babes Pictures
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    Whether they’re battling space monsters, fending off robots, or just questioning mankind’s existence, these hotties burn nova-star bright.

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  • The Fan We Love to Hate
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    As a chronic watcher of almost any sport, I must admit, there’s one guy during any live telecast that makes me hate a team I have absolutely no allegiance to: the “We’re #1 guy!” guy.

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  • Geocities Shutting Down Today
    By on October 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Paolo DF writes “Geocities is closing today. Its advent in 1995 was a sign of the rising ‘Internet for everyone’ era, when connection speeds were 1,000x or 2,000x slower than is common today. You may love it or hate it, but millions of people had their first contact with a Web presence right here. I know that Geocities is something that most Slashdotters will see as a n00b thing — the Internet was fine before Geocities — but nevertheless (more…)

  • 15 Celebs That Support Roman Polanski (and Rape?)
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    A list of almost 200 celebs is circulating now, including writers, directors, actors, all petitioning for Polanski’s release and rallying against his extradition to the US.

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  • Microsoft Opening Outlook’s PST Format
    By on October 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    protosage writes to tell us that Microsoft Interoperability is working towards opening up Outlook’s .pst format under their Open Specification Promise. This should “allow anyone to implement the .pst file format on any platform and in any tool, without concerns about patents, and without the need to contact Microsoft in any way.” “In order to facilitate interoperability and enable customers and vendors to access the data in .pst files on a variety (more…)

  • Marvel Super Hero Squad Review
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    For those of us who can’t handle the grown-up action of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, THQ delivers Marvel Super Hero Squad, the game of the television show of the toy line.

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  • Brawn ’99% sure’ Button will stay
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    Ross Brawn says he is “99%” certain that world champion Jenson Button will stay with his Formula 1 team next season.

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