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  • Bolton 3-3 Manchester City
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    Carlos Tevez scores twice as Manchester City claim another draw in a pulsating and memorable match at Bolton.

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  • Surviving the Giant Crystal Cave [Pics]
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    It’s 50〫C, has a humidity of 100%, less than a hundred people have been inside and it’s so deadly that even with respirators and suits of ice you can only survive for 20 minutes before your body starts to fail. It’s the nearest thing to visiting another planet. I was dwarfed by a forest of giant gypsum crystals, some up to 12 meters long…

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  • 1908
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    BBC Sport marks the centenary of the 1908 Olympic Games

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  • Ashton forced to retire at 26
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    West Ham and England striker Dean Ashton retires at the age of 26 after failing to recover from a long-term ankle injury.

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  • “10 Tips Obama Can Take From Tiger” = Awkward
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    Golf Digest proudly displays a cover of Tiger Woods looking serious while golfing, along with Barack Obama crouching on the green. The January 2010 issue went to print in mid-November. The article claims our president watches Tiger to get tips on preserving his image. “Tiger never does anything that would make him ridiculous,” the story says.

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  • Favorite Caricature of 2009 – #1
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    A caricature can refer to a portrait that exaggerates or distorts the essence of a person or thing to create an easily identifiable visual likeness.

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  • World of Warcraft Icecrown Patch 3.3 Goes Live
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    World of Warcraft players will finally have the opportunity to kill Arthas after waiting for years to meet the Lich King. Patch 3.3 will be the most exciting update ever for the WoW community.

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  • Method To Repair Damaged Adult Nerves Discovered
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    An anonymous reader writes “Researchers have discovered a promising method to regrow damaged nerves in adults. Brain and spinal-cord injuries typically leave people with permanent impairment because the injured nerve fibers (axons) cannot regrow. A study from Harvard and Carleton University, published in the December 10 issue of the journal Neuron, shows that axons can regenerate vigorously in a mouse model when a gene that suppresses natural growth (more…)