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  • Five Things We Learned from Legend of Zelda
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    Playing a good videogame can be, in some respects, like reading a good book: you can take themes, ideas and feelings from fiction and carry them with you into real life. Somewhere, in some senate subcommittee meeting, this claim made Joe Lieberman take a dump in his pants. But it’s true. And we’ve got the proof.

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  • Pendleton will miss Delhi Games
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    Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton tells BBC Sport she is withdrawing from the Commonwealth Games in Delhi to focus instead on the European Championships.

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  • Hands On: Windows Phone 7 Technical Preview
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    Enough with the talk and quick, fleeting glimpses. Microsoft’s finally ready to let us and 1,200 developers play with the next Windows mobile platform.

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  • Pedrosa edges Lorenzo in Germany
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    Dani Pedrosa beats world championship leader Jorge Lorenzo into second place at the German MotoGP in Sachsenring.

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  • Louis Oosthuizen Wins First Major at British Open
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    A week after the World Cup ended, South Africa had more reason to celebrate Sunday, this from a most unlikely source. Louis Oosthuizen, a 27-year-old who had only made one cut in his previous eight majors, blew away the field at St. Andrews for a British Open victory that looked as easy as when Tiger Woods first won here a decade ago.

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  • WISE Discovers 95 New Near-Earth Asteroids
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    astroengine writes “NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has turned up 25,000 new asteroid discoveries, 95 of which are near-Earth objects (NEOs). This mission is as fascinating as it is frightening. Capable of spotting any cosmic object glowing in infrared wavelengths, WISE has become an expert asteroid hunter, seeing these interplanetary vagabonds, some of which get uncomfortably close to our planet.”

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  • Cleanup Begins After Oil Pipe Explosion in China
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    BEIJING – Efforts were under way to contain and clean up a large oil slick after pipeline explosions at a northeastern Chinese port sent greasy black plumes into the ocean, state media reported Sunday. Maritime workers on 20 boats were sent to install fencing to stop the oil from spreading further in northeastern Dalian’s Xingang Harbor…

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