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  • ‘Mr. D’ Is Not About To Slow Down
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    At age 70, Charles Daniels completes the triple crown of U.S. through-hiking — Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and now the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. I get tired walking to the train station. Sigh.

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  • Utah Hoops Team Pulls Michael Jordan Hoax to Sell Tickets
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    The Utah Flash, an NBDL team in Orem, Utah, told fans it was going to have a one-on-one game between Michael Jordan and Byron Russell. They made a fake viral video and even brought an M.J. imposter to the game Monday night. It left the crowd “catatonic” and throwing back free t-shirts.

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  • Australia Could Finally Get R18+ Games
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    angry tapir writes “Australia may finally get an adults only, R18+ classification for computer games, with the federal government releasing a discussion paper summarizing the key arguments for and against an R18+ classification. Submissions are currently being sought from the community on whether the Australian National Classification Scheme should include an R18+ category for computer and video games. In the past the board responsible for classifying (more…)

  • Button up for Hamilton test
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    World champion Jenson Button is relishing going head-to-head with Lewis Hamilton at McLaren in 2010.

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  • The $2,500 Bottle of Green Tea – WTF?
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    Ok, I know a lot of people who love green tea…but $2,500.00 a bottle? That better be some seriously good tea.

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  • Widenius Warns Against MySQL Falling Into Oracle’s Hands
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    jamie sends in a blog post from MySQL co-founder Monty Widenius calling for help to “save MySQL from Oracle’s clutches.” While the US DoJ approved Oracle’s purchase of Sun back in August, the European Commission has been less forthcoming. Widenius points out that Oracle has been using their customers to put pressure on the EC, and he questions Oracle’s commitment to MySQL, saying their vague promises aren’t good enough. He writes: “Oracle has NOT (more…)