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  • Live – World Cup
    By on June 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    England arrive back in the UK after their second round World Cup exit, before Paraguay face Japan at 1500 BST.

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  • 8 Movie Adaptations that Were Actually Better than the Book
    By on June 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nine times out of ten, what makes a book richer, deeper, and more satisfying than a movie is the same thing that makes a creaky door scarier than an axe-wielding figure in a horror flick: the imagination is much more powerful than the eye. Every once in a blue moon, however, a movie adaptation comes along that’s better than the original…..

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  • MIT Says Natural Gas Best To Lower Carbon Emissions
    By on June 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    eldavojohn writes “This week MIT released a comprehensive, hundred-page report entitled ‘The Future of Natural Gas’ that outlined the many scenarios the United States faces when aiming to reduce carbon emissions. From the NY Times recap: ‘The scenario goes like this, according to MIT: Nuclear power, renewable energy and carbon capture and sequestration are relatively expensive next to gas. Conventional coal is no longer a major source of power generation (more…)

  • Halfway in – 2010 World Cup (PICS)
    By on June 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nearly halfway through the month-long 2010 World Cup Tournament in South Africa, over a dozen teams have been eliminated from the original group of 32, with the Round of 16 beginning tomorrow, June 26th.

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  • A First Look at ‘WarHammer 40,000: Space Marine
    By on June 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The WarHammer series leaves its familiar confines of the PC based RTS games, and moves to the third-person shooter world of the Xbox 360 and PS3.

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  • Warrington 30-37 Leeds
    By on June 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Kevin Sinfield’s kicking proves the difference as champions Leeds win at Super League title hopefuls Warrington.

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  • World Cup Doesn’t Need Replay; It Needs Fairplay
    By on June 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Blown calls have led people to clamor for instant replay. But that won’t help — instead, it’s time to fix a system that’s paternalistic, exclusionary and destined to fail — in short, it’s not unlike several economies in Europe.

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  • Suarez puts Uruguay into quarters
    By on June 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Two goals from striker Luis Suarez book Uruguay’s passage to the World Cup quarter-finals after they beat South Korea 2-1.

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  • ‘Telecommuting’ In Formula 1
    By on June 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    flewp writes “This New York Times article on Formula 1 racing gives some insight into the workings of one of the most high-tech sports on the planet — consider that a few years ago, Sauber’s supercomputer ranked toward the top of all the supercomputers in Europe. The teams bring to each race dozens of mechanics, support personnel, etc.; but back at their home bases, perhaps thousands of miles away, countless more engineers work (with the help (more…)

  • 15 Most Powerful End Game Bosses
    By on June 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The biggest, the baddest the best. The most awesone end game bosses you are ever likely to meet.

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