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  • The Yankees Payroll Is Ridiculous
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    They don’t just spend more money than every other team. They spend A LOT more money than every other team. The Boston Red Sox spend $50 million more than the Kansas City Royals? Who cares? The Yankees spend $80 million more than the Boston Red Sox.

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  • Obama: Copenhagen? Perhaps.
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    President Obama is considering whether to come to Copenhagen for the COP15 meeting.

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  • Nintendo Thanks People For Ratting Out R4 Retailers
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    Kyoto-based game company Nintendo created an anonymous form for collect information about the sale of R4 cartridges in Japan. This information will be used by Nintendo in its legal suit.

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  • Mortal Kombat FAIL: The Live Show
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    If you played video games in the nineties, you played Mortal Kombat. Sadly, the brand was destroyed by two terrible movies and Mortal Kombat: The Live Show.

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  • Miller injury doubt for Republic
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    Republic of Ireland midfielder Liam Miller is an injury doubt for the World Cup play-off against France.

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  • Whistleblower Claims IEA Is Downplaying Peak Oil
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    Yesterday the Guardian ran a story based on two anonymous sources inside the International Energy Agency who claimed that the agency had distorted key figures on oil reserves. “The world is much closer to running out of oil than official estimates admit, according to a whistleblower at the [IEA] who claims it has been deliberately underplaying a looming shortage for fear of triggering panic buying. The senior official claims the US has played an influential (more…)

  • ECU Hosting a Pirate Themed Football Party Tonight
    By on November 10, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    You probably won’t be watching a toppled ACC powerhouse beat up on a erstwhile FBS team. But you should. Students of East Carolina — AT THE DIRECTION OF THEIR ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT, NO LESS — are going to be dressing up as pirates in the world’s first (and hopefully not last) “Pirate Out.”

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  • Activision Confirms Call of Duty 2010
    By on November 10, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    While we’re waiting the for release of Modern Warfare 2, Activision has confirmed that yet another Call of Duty title will be headed our way in 2010.

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  • US Navy Was Ordered To Listen For Martian Broadcast
    By on November 10, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    MarkWhittington writes “It seems that a SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) experiment happened decades before the Project Ozma occurred in 1960. The historians at the blog Letters of Note have uncovered a telegram sent in 1924 by then Chief of Naval Operations Edward W. Eberle instructing the United States Navy to listen for radio transmissions from the planet Mars.”

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  • GetDeb.net Repository Makes Newer Ubuntu Apps Easily Availab
    By on November 10, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    GetDeb’s web site has long been the go-to spot for Ubuntu (and Debian, and Mint) users to grab the latest copies of software not yet released by their official repositories. Now GetDeb makes it even easier with a repository.

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