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  • Fossil Fuel Subsidies Dwarf Support For Renewables
    By on July 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    TravisTR sends word of research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance which found that direct subsidies for renewable energy from governments worldwide totaled $43-46 billion in 2009, an amount vastly outstripped by the $557 billion in fossil fuel subsidies during 2008.
    “The BNEF preliminary analysis suggests the US is the top country, as measured in dollars deployed, in providing direct subsidies for clean energy with an estimated $18.2bn spent in total (more…)



  • Blizzard Confirms StarCraft II Overheating Bug
    By on July 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The game is so hot since release that it’ll melt your sweet PC. Blizzard has officially announced that the overheating issue is a problem, but not to worry a fix has been offered.

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  • Samsung’s Android Tablet Coming Within 60 days
    By on July 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Samsung shows up fashionably late to the Android Tablet party with a new product scheduled to release this quarter.

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  • England lose to Germany in opener
    By on July 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    England fail to recover from a first-half mauling as they lose their Champions Trophy opener 4-2 to hosts Germany.

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  • I am Jealous: Starcraft 2 Collector’s Edition Unboxing [VID]
    By on July 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    See the unboxing of the Starcraft 2 Collector’s Edition. Mind officially blown.

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  • The Canadian Who Holds the Key To the Internet
    By on July 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    drbutts writes “The Toronto Star has an interesting story on how they are securing DNS: ‘It’s housed in two high-security facilities separated by the North American landmass. The one authenticated map of the Internet. Were it to be lost — either through a catastrophic physical or cyber attack — it could be recreated by seven individuals spread around the globe. One of them is Ottawa’s Norm Ritchie. Ritchie was recently chosen to hold one (more…)

  • The 5 (Really) Cool Windows Tools You Might Need
    By on July 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    There are so many software available out there that can make your windows PC performs better, getting by free and good ones is not that easy. That is why I am sharing few great freeware tools for you to make your lives easier than ever. Read each entry in the list and see which tool suits your needs best.

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  • Baltacha bows out of Istanbul Cup
    By on July 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Elena Baltacha fails to build on her win over top seed Francesca Schiavone as she loses 6-4 6-0 to Germany’s Andrea Petkovic at the Istanbul Cup.

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  • NASCAR’s Jack Roush Crashes Plane In Wisconsin
    By on July 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    NASCAR team owner and motorsport legend Jack Roush crashed his plane while landing in Wisconsin. Roush is reportedly in serious but stable condition.

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  • Lego StarCraft Animation
    By on July 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    This Lego stop-motion video by Alex Kobbs captures so many classic moments from StarCraft that I don’t know which is my favorite…

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