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  • 25 Things About UFC 117
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    Breaking down possibly the greatest card in UFC history.

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  • Could Crowdsourcing Help the SEC Detect Fraud?
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    An anonymous reader writes “The SEC failed to catch Bernie Madoff largely because they are understaffed (a fact the SEC itself has admitted), under-funded, and simply lack the resources to adequately investigate his activities. Undoubtedly, there were other smaller incidents of fraud that have gone unpunished because of this deficiency. To solve this egregious issue, NERA Economic Consulting proposed crowdsourcing, the concept behind Wikipedia’s existence. (more…)

  • Investing 101: What Are Your Options?
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    An option costs only a fraction of the cost to buy 100 shares. For example, after the trading day closed on August 10, 2010, McDonald’s (MCD) shares were selling for $72.84, so that 100 shares cost $7,284. But you could control those shares by buying one 72.50 September call for only $157, or about 2% of the cost of buying those 100 shares.

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  • 22 Years of Madden [GALLERY]
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    Watch Madden Football evolve over the years. If only there weren’t a cover curse involved.

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  • Sonic Colors Shipping November 16 (Video)
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    Sonic fans had best clear their schedules, because Sega just announced an official release date for Sonic Colors. According to a post on the official Sega blog, Sonic’s latest 3D adventure will hit store shelves on November 16.

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  • Heritage Classic Officially Announced
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    The NHL officially confirmed Wednesday that outdoor hockey will be returning to Canada for the first time since 2003. As expected, the Montreal Canadiens and Calgary Flames will be playing in the second Heritage Classic, on Feb. 20 at McMahon Stadium.

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  • How Death Rally Got Ported
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    An anonymous reader writes “Last year, I got the opportunity to port Remedy Entertainment’s Death Rally to modern platforms off its original MS-DOS sources. I wrote an article about the porting process for Game Developer magazine, and now I’ve posted the text of the article for general consumption. ‘The source software platform was DOS, Watcom C, and some Dos4GW-style DOS extender. The extender basically meant you could use more than 640k of memory, (more…)