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  • Inside The Strange World of Bin Laden Hunter
    By on June 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    For the last week or so I have been immersed in the world of Gary Faulkner, the man who went to Pakistan to hunt for Osama bin Laden.

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  • French Coach Raymond Domenech is a World Class DOUCHE!
    By on June 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Raymond Domenech refuses to shake South Africa’s Coach Carlos Alberto Parreira’s hand after the French lose to the host country.

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  • Isner-Mahut Playing Epic, Record-Setting Match at Wimbledon
    By on June 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    John Isner and Nicolas Mahut are in the midst of the longest match in tennis history in the first round of Wimbledon 2010. Really. You could have traveled to Wimbledon by now.

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  • Beckenbauer says sorry to England
    By on June 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer apologises for his negative comments about the England team.

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  • Peter Jackson to direct both Hobbit Movies!
    By on June 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Breaking: Despite all the rumors to the opposite, the Hollywood Reporter claims Peter Jackson will direct both films…

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  • E3 2010: Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Reboot Announced
    By on June 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The developers behind the popular Burnout racing series, Criterion Games have unveiled their newest project, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit — a title that’s said to take the Need for Speed series “back to its roots,” intense cops vs. racer chases.

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  • Arlington National Cemetery’s Many IT Flaws
    By on June 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    imac.usr writes “A story in today’s Washington Post calls to light the utter failure of the nation’s most sacred final resting place to modernize its pen-and-paper record system. According to the story, the cemetery’s administrators have spent $5 million without managing to accomplish the seemingly simple task of creating a database record of the site’s graves. As Virginia senator Mark Warner points out, ‘We are one fire, or one flood, or one spilled (more…)

  • The Top 10 Most Underated Games of E3
    By on June 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A new Zelda, a Call of Duty challenger, and an emphasis on motion control might have your gamer brain scattered in every which way possible. Luckily for you, we here at UGO have nothing better to do than make note of every game at E3 2010. Here’s some of the games we feel should’ve received more spotlight amongst the big name titles.

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  • What Happens When a 30+-Year-Old Joins a Fight Club?
    By on June 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Benjamin Leatherman is in his “dirty thirties” and has never been in a real fight. Thinking there’s no time like the present, this master of the sedentary lifestyle throws his hat into the ring at a fight club during an industrial dance night.

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  • Google Considers China’s “Web Mapping License”
    By on June 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    eldavojohn writes “Back in May, China rolled out new laws requiring online mapping services to be ‘certified’ by the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping. The laws appear to go into effect this month. Today an AFP article outlines Google’s consideration of these rules and notes that it’s unlikely Google will meet the qualifications to become certified as all of its servers holding the mapping data are outside of China. The AFP also reported that (more…)