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  • Intel, Toshiba, Samsung To Form Chip Alliance
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    Lucas123 writes “According to a report from a Japanese news agency, semi-conductor leaders Intel, Samsung and Toshiba are forming a development alliance to halve the size of chip circuitry in order to create more dense NAND flash chips and more powerful processors. The vendors would not confirm the news report, but the Nikkei Daily said they hope to reduce lithography technology from the 20 nanometer size used today to something below 10nm. The news (more…)



  • A Typical Wikipedia Research Project [CHART]
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    Wikipedia freefall is the gradual degradation of efficiency that occurs when you try to research a topic on Wikipedia.

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  • Guy Backflips Into Gym Mirror (Video)
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    In his defense, everything is reversed in a mirror, so this looked like a really good idea when he started.

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  • 5 Reasons You Should Care About Section 8: Prejudice
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    See why Timegate’s orbital nutjobs might make their second drop something special. Section 8 was a decent enough game that came out at an awkward time and in an awkward position. Launching just a short while before higher profile shooters like ODST and Modern Warfare 2 and caught shortly thereafter in a bizarre legal battle with their publisher, it featured an interesting hook – soldiers in the 8th Armored Infantry who are orbitally bombarded into (more…)

  • 5 College football QBs who’ll win a Super Bowl
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    Twenty-eight quarterbacks have won the Super Bowl. You won’t find any of them listed among college football’s all-time passing leaders. Eighteen came from college teams currently in a BCS conference or Notre Dame. The Big 12 is the only current BCS conference that has not produced a Super Bowl-winning quarterback.

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  • HULC Robotic Exoskeleton MK II Undergoing Tests
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    fergus07 writes “Lockheed Martin is putting an updated, ruggedized version of its HULC Robotic Exoskeleton through lab evaluation tests. The hydraulic ‘power-suit,’ which enables the wearer to carry up to 200 lbs and run at 10 mph, now boasts better protection from the elements, improved fitting and easier adjustment, increased run-time and new control software.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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