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  • Stephen Colbert Announces Retirement and Unretirement (Vid)
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    Inspired by Brett Favre, Stephen Colbert announced his retirement from his show last night.

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  • History-Making Mars Mission Launched 35 Years Ago
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    Thrust from a Titan 3/Centaur rocket launched NASA’s Viking 1 spacecraft on a 505-million-mile journey to Mars on Aug. 20, 1975. Viking 2 followed three weeks later.

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  • Palace complete signing of Davids
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    Crystal Palace sign former Netherlands international midfielder Edgar Davids on a pay-as-you-play deal.

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  • Massive judgment in WoW copyright infringement case
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    By Eriq Gardner A federal court has thrown down the gauntlet against the operator of a private server used to play the MMORP game World of Warcraft…

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  • The Many Faces of 3G
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    An anonymous reader writes “Did you ever notice how each new generation of cell-phone tech gets branded ’3G,’ and the previous thing is retroactively downgraded to some lesser number of Gs? An MIT engineer explains why in this brilliant essay about ’3G’ over the last 10 years, showing how the cell carriers have kept offering it and swiping it away to sell more stuff. He cites numerous Cingular/AT&T and Sprint press releases showing how the companies (more…)

  • BioShock Infinite – What We Want To See
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    What we’ve seen of BioShock Infinite so far promises to do things with the series that have never been done before. As impressed as we are, we still know relatively little about the game. And we hope that, when we find out more, at least a few of the following things are part of the package.

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  • Is Dennis Rodman worthy of the Basketball Hall of Fame?
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    The Worm is not part of the glamorous Class of 2010, but he is eligible. How the voters view his future candidacy will provide the greatest social experiment in the history of the Hall.

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