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  • Lawrence Taylor Charged With Third-Degree Rape
    By on May 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor has been charged with third-degree rape and patronizing a prostitute under the age of 17, police in Rockland County, N.Y.

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  • Blundering Sony Nukes PS3 Supercomputing — at what cost?
    By on May 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Gamers are the ones who will pay for Sony’s mistake long-term. Don’t expect the scientific/HPC community to come rushing when it comes time for Sony to babble about the PS4 — and without the help of this august assemblage, maybe we’ll get stuck with games featuring cutting-edge 1987 graphics fidelity. Leisure Suit Larry, here we come.

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  • The Five Most Interesting Video Game Moms
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    In honor of Mother’s Day, here’s a compilation of the greatest and most peculiar video game mothers. Although these moms may not be nearly as great as your own, they do deserve many honorable mentions.

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  • Cassandra and Voldemort Benchmarked
    By on May 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    kreide33 writes “Key/Value storage systems are gaining in popularity, much because of features such as easy scalability and automatic replication. However, there are several to choose from and performance is an important deciding factor. This article compares the performance of two of the most well-known projects, Cassandra and Voldemort, using several different mixes of access types, and compares both throughput and latency.”

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  • Grimsby condemned to relegation
    By on May 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Grimsby are relegated from the Football League after falling to a final-day defeat away at Burton.

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  • Report: LeBron’s Elbow Injury Much Worse Than Reported
    By on May 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    First we heard that LeBron was milking his elbow injury for attention. Now there are whispers that it is significantly worse than anyone knows. What is up with The King?

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