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  • 8 people given sight back by pioneering stem cell treatment
    By on December 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Pioneering stem cell treatment by British scientists has restored the eyesight of people threatened with permanent blindness.

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  • Malware and Botnet Operators Going ISP
    By on December 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Trailrunner7 writes to mention that malware and botnet operators appear to be escalating to the next level by setting up their own virtual data centers. This elevates the criminals to the ISP level, making it much harder to stop them. “The criminals will buy servers and place them in a large data center and then submit an application for a large block of IP space. In some cases, the applicants are asked for nothing more than a letter explaining why (more…)

  • Messi wins Fifa best player award
    By on December 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Barcelona star Lionel Messi is named Fifa World Footballer of the Year to add to his Ballon d’Or prize.

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  • 2009: The Year Of The Snuggie?
    By on December 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    In the last 12 months, the blanket with arms has inspired pub crawls, an Oprah segment, a show at New York fashion week, and more YouTube spoofs than, dare we say, the Slap Chop?

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  • The 7 Most Cinematic Video Games of 2009
    By on December 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    2009 was a banner year for games that delivered movie-like experiences by blending user-operated mayhem with filmic set-pieces, storytelling and structures. Here are the 7 most cinematic.

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