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  • Flintoff signs one-day Lancs deal
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    England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff signs a three-year contract to play one-day cricket for Lancashire.

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  • Iraq Swears by Dowsing Rod Bomb Detector
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    jggimi writes “According to the New York Times, more than fifteen hundred remote sensing devices have been sold to Iraq’s Ministry of the Interior, at prices ranging from $16,500 to $60,000 each. The devices are used for bomb and weapon detection at checkpoints, and have no battery or other power source. Sounds great, but according to a retired United States Air Force officer, Lt. Col. Hal Bidlack they work on the same principle as a Ouija board — (more…)

  • Eastwood ruled out for NZ
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    New Zealand second-row forward Greg Eastwood will miss Saturday’s vital Four Nations game against England with a broken bone in his wrist.

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  • Horrific Soccer Injury (arm)
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    Why are there always such horrific injuries in soccer?

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  • Great Moments in Video Game Voice Acting: Chaos Wars
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    This is what happens when you hire your family to do the voice acting in your game.

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  • Infinity Ward removes console, lean from PC Modern Warfare 2
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    Yesterday’s developer chat hosted by BestBuy has revealed more bad news regarding the PC version of Modern Warfare 2. Infinity Ward said that there will be no console in Modern Warfare 2, stating “we would like you to play the game the way we designed and balanced it”. Also: No changing fov, no leaning, lack of mod tools, and no demo. WTF IW?

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  • Assassin’s Creed 2 “Factions” Video Vignette
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    This cinematic vignette for Assassin’s Creed 2 demonstrates how Ezio learns how to fight, climb and blend in like a true assassin from various “factions” around Italy. Including some bosomy courtesans.

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  • X-ray voted most important modern discovery
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    The X-ray has been voted the most important modern discovery by participants in a Science Museum poll.

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  • CO-OP 0303: Borderlands, Ratchet & Clank, iPhone Rhythm Game
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    Games! Costumes! Halloween-joy! This week includes TapTap-games, Rock Band on iPhone, Borderlands, Ratchet & Clank, and more.

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  • 10 Neat Facts About Ferrari
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    Quick: what comes to your mind when I say “Ferrari”? A line of gorgeous (and exorbitantly priced) supercars? Formula One racing? How about mule-shoeing, World War I flying ace, and the H1N1 virus?

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