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  • Worth the money? The gaming collector’s edition trend
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    Collector’s editions seem to be growing, in terms of both size and popularity, but is anyone actually buying these expensive and extravagant sets? Ars talks with David Riley from the NPD Group to see, and looks at the value of some of the upcoming collector’s editions.

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  • Insane Lotus Elise racing
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    Dean Evans shows how to overtake at Bathurst, Australia. I’ll bet he’s always the first one home during the drivetime commute.

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  • Donington firm in administration
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    The company which wanted to bring Formula One to Donington goes into administration after losing a contract to stage the British Grand Prix.

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  • Top Five Mario Games Of All Time
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    Mario and Luigi have been part of our lives for more than two decades. Now that Nintendo has released a new Mario game for the Wii, it’s high time we look at the the five greatest Mario games of all time.

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  • England call-up for Erinle & Shaw
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    Centre Ayoola Erinle, lock Simon Shaw and flanker Joe Worsley are named in the England team for Saturday’s clash against New Zealand.

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  • 10 DC Comics’ Characters Deserving a Mass Makeover
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    Holy crowdsourcing, Bizarro! DC Comics’ superheroes will be reinvented in an online collaboration effort that lets animators compete for a spot in the

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  • NASA Willing To Team With China; Rumors of a Budget Cut
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    eldavojohn writes “2009 has been an interesting year for NASA — from a new strategy to even closer ties with an old enemy. So it’s perhaps no surprise that NASA has publicly stated that they are ready to team up with China. NASA Chief Charles Bolden said, ‘I am perfectly willing, if that’s the direction that comes to me, to engage the Chinese in trying to make them a partner in any space endeavor. I think they’re a very capable nation. They (more…)

  • Before Brock: 10 career-ending freak accidents and illnesses
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    UFC’s biggest star has an intestinal illness that requires major surgery, which could end his career. If so, it won’t be the first time a promising sports career was cut short way too early.

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  • Swiss Government Tries to Stop ‘Suicide Tourists’
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    Concerned that it is becoming a destination for “suicide tourism,” Switzerland wants to tighten its decades-old assisted-suicide law.

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  • Quest to find out what the Romans dropped down the drain
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    Britain’s oldest bath overflow is to be given its first thorough inspection nearly 2,000 years after it was built.

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