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  • Window Pain
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    Frequent Slashdot contributor Bennett Haselton contributes the following piece on trying to get some measure of satisfaction in the struggle against pop-up adds, writing

    “The most annoying thing about some pop-up ads, is that you have no way of knowing which ad-serving network served them or who the responsible parties are. Could we reduce the incidence of illegal or deceptive pop-up ads, by giving users an easier way to trace their origin and figure (more…)



  • World of Warcraft: Ruby Sanctum – New raid instance leaked!
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    eaked Ingame Exploration of the Ruby Sanctum – World of Warcraft’s new raid instance! The instance is intended to be a prelude to Cataclysm and should provide some advancement for the new expansion’s storyline before the 4.0 patch. Video provides high definition footage of the zone and Blizzard’s under development testing areas surrounding it.

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  • Innovative Marketing 101: NJ Nets Promise To Do Fans Taxes
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    Nets are the worst team in the NBA and are having trouble convincing fans to come to games. So Roni Deutch Tax Center will provide all New Jersey residents who attend the Nets game on Friday, March 5 with preparation of a free state tax return. Wow.

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  • The Computer That Can Read Your Mind
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    magacious writes “Gtec has showcased a computer that can read your mind over at the CeBIT trade show in Germany. Designed primarily to help those who can’t write or speak, the system makes use of a skull cap and wireless technology to transform brain waves into letters. It’s the first patient-ready computer-brain interface, according to its Austrian makers. It takes around 30 seconds per letter for the computer to recognise what you’re saying the (more…)

  • U.S. Olympic Bobsledders Ready to Fight in Middle East
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    “I’ll do what they want and I’ll be where they need me when they need me, whether it’s in Afghanistan or bobsledding next year,” Napier said.

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  • When A Spartan Loves A Stormtrooper [Video]
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    They say Stormtroopers can’t hit the broad side of a barn, but there’s one that can hit the hardest target of all – the cold heart of a Halo Spartan.

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