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  • Trophy Whores Have Changed Gaming
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    No question, Trophies (Achievements, if that’s your thing) have changed gaming. For better or worse: you decide…

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  • Video: Shaquille O’Neal v. Justin Bieber
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    You’ve seen him singing to the 16-year-old wunderkind, now you get to marvel in the glory of Shaq learning a dance routine from Biebdawg. Why? I don’t know, but it really happened.

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  • Microsoft Losing Big To Apple On Campus
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    destinyland writes “Apple is closing in on Microsoft’s share of operating systems among the computers of incoming freshmen at the University of Virginia, confirming earlier reports of an ongoing trend. A yearly survey shows that among 3,156 freshman who own computers, Microsoft’s share is just 56% (down 6%), with Apple’s share rising to 43% (up 6%), continuing a six-year pattern. In 2004, it was Microsoft 89% vs. 8% for Apple. ‘It seems likely that (more…)

  • Do you Feel lucky? Some food good long past expiration date
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    Eggs can be good for three to five weeks after their expiration date. Cereal can last a year longer. Toothpaste? Almost to infinity and beyond, say food safety experts. A new study estimates U.S. consumers unnecessarily discard billions of dollars of food a year.

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  • Sri Lanka v India – latest score
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    Sri Lanka take a 1-0 lead into the third and final Test of their series against India in Colombo.

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  • The FarmVille Ruse: How It Ruins Gaming and Steals Your Time
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    As of July, FarmVille was hosting the digital homesteads of 61 million users. But you probably know all that already. What we’re going to examine is why Zynga and FarmVille got that large, why they will continue to grow, and how they have changed the face of gaming.

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  • Game on, Usain: Gay shocks Bolt in Stockholm
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    In their first meeting since last year’s world championships, American Tyson Gay stunned world record holder Usain Bolt in the 100-meter dash at the DN Galan meet in the Swedish capital.

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