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  • Mexican PS3 Ad Campaign Blurs Reality and the Virtual
    By on December 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Mexican PS3 Ad Campaign Blurs Reality and the Virtual and reminds that the PS3 is everything that you can imagine it to be.

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  • Former NFL star Dave Pear is sorry he ever played football
    By on December 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    “Don’t let your kids play football,” he says. “Never.”

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  • N.F.L. Commits to Independent Concussion Study
    By on December 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The N.F.L. conceded publicly for the first time that concussions and can have lasting consequences.

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  • Flintoff upbeat as return beckons
    By on December 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Andrew Flintoff expects to resume batting in the new year as he continues his recovery from knee surgery.

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  • Wikileaks Targets the Local News Frontier
    By on December 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    eldavojohn writes “Wikileaks has been pretty successful on a global scale — from ACTA documents to East Anglian e-mails, it is the definitive place to find suppressed documents. But some are saying that now Wikileaks should begin focusing on a local level. From the article: ‘The organization has applied for a $532,000 two-year grant from the Knight Foundation to expand the use of its secure, anonymous submission system by local newspapers. The (more…)

  • Star Wars: Force Unleashed II trailer
    By on December 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Story in “The Force Unleashed 2″, takes place between Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope.

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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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