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  • Wilkinson to miss November Tests
    By on October 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    England fly-half Jonny Wilkinson is ruled out for four weeks with a shoulder injury and will miss all four autumn internationals.

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  • Stopping Malaria By Immunizing Mosquitoes
    By on October 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    RedEaredSlider writes “Millions of people in the tropics suffer from malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that has been difficult to treat and which costs many developing countries millions of dollars per year in lost productivity. Up to now, efforts at controlling it have focused on attacking the parasites that cause it, keeping mosquitoes from biting, or killing the insects. But at Johns Hopkins University, Rhoel Dinglasan, an entomologist and biologist, (more…)

  • Erin Andrews Fighting Site ‘The Dirty’ Over Pictures From Nude Video
    By on October 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Erin Andrews’ lawyer has sent a letter to TheDirty.com demanding they take down images from the illegally-filmed nude video of Andrews that surfaced last year.

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  • Are You Afraid Of the Dark? Facts About Fear (Infographic)
    By on October 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The primer on why our bodies sweat, we breathe heavily, and get the shakes, and also what our brains are doing in the moment we’re confronted with something frightful.

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  • FarmVille Now Worth More Than EA
    By on October 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    tekgoblin writes “Zynga, the creators of the popular hit Facebook game FarmVille, should be happy today as the company’s worth has passed that of EA (Electronic Arts).”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • How smart is the Smart Car, really?
    By on October 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Put it this way: You don’t want to try zipping in front of an oncoming tractor-trailer in this car.

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  • British Airways Chief Slams US Security Requests
    By on October 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ponca City writes “Reflecting a growing frustration among airport and airline owners with the steady build-up of rules covering everything from footwear to liquids, Martin Broughton, chairman of British Airways, has launched a scathing attack on the ‘completely redundant’ airport checks requested by the TSA and urged the UK to stop ‘kowtowing’ to American demands for ever more security. Speaking at the annual conference of the UK Airport Operators (more…)

  • 9 Risky Moves That Changed Gaming Forever
    By on October 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    From gambling on hardware to betting everything on a new title, the history of videogaming is filled with audacious efforts that either paid off big or broke the bank.

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  • Team Sky announce Hunt signing
    By on October 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Team Sky sign Briton Jeremy Hunt and Italian Davide Appollonio for the 2011 season.

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  • 300 yard shot… with a putter. Jamie Sadlowski. (video)
    By on October 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A 175-yard wedge? A 260-yard six-iron? A 300-yard … putter? Watch Jamie Sadlowski, the longest hitter in the history of the game, unleash his power.

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