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  • What Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have up their Sleeves
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    It’s that time of the year again, folks! No – not the new iPhone. It’s time for E3, gaming’s most important conference, where Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony announce their latest hardware, games and services. Fanboy battles will rage, marketing execs will boast – but if all goes according to plan, gamers will find out what will dominate their time.

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  • Interview with TAL’s Ira Glass and On Being Wrong
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    Every episode of the radio show This American Life has, host Ira Glass suggests, “a crypto-theme.” There’s whatever the story appears to be about–the financial crisis, evangelical Christianity, cryogenics–and then there’s what it’s actually about. And what it’s actually about is, as often as not, wrongness.

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  • Paul Pierce Punches Ref In The Face (VID)
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    Paul Pierce hits the ref in the face during game 4 of the NBA Finals.

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  • Telltale Announces Back to the Future and Jurassic Park
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    Great Scott! Hold on to your butts, as Telltale Games have announced that they will be working on a series of episodic games based on the superb Back To The Future and Jurassic Park trilogies of films.

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  • MA High School Forces All Students To Buy MacBooks
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    An anonymous reader sends in this excerpt from the Salem News:
    “A new program at Beverly High will equip every student with a new laptop computer to prepare kids for a high-tech future. But there’s a catch. The money for the $900 Apple MacBooks will come out of parents’ pockets. ‘You’re kidding me,’ parent Jenn Parisella said when she found out she’d have to buy her sophomore daughter, Sky, a new computer. ‘She has a laptop. Why would I buy her another (more…)

  • Source: Two-year postseason ban for USC football – ESPN
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    The USC football program will receive two-year postseason ban, a reduction in scholarships and a forfeiture of wins from at least the 2004 season when the NCAA releases it sanctions on Thursday, a source told ESPN’s Shelley Smith.

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