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  • NG Dragons 36-5 Aironi Rugby
    By on October 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    The Dragons make hard work of their Magners League basement battle triumph over Aironi.

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  • Asif withdraws ICC ban challenge
    By on October 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif withdraws his appeal against the provisional suspension handed to him by the International Cricket Council.

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  • Programmable Magnets
    By on October 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Martin Hellman writes “A few weeks ago Popular Mechanics awarded one of its Breakthrough Awards for the invention of ‘programmable magnets.’ Instead of having a single North or South pole, these clever devices have an array of North and South poles. If a matching device with exactly the same array is aligned with the first one, they will experience strong repulsion, just like two single North poles do when brought near one another. If the matching (more…)

  • Fermilab To Test Holographic Universe Theory
    By on October 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    eldavojohn writes “Scientists at Fermilab have decided that it’s high time they build a ‘holometer’ to test the smoothness of space-time. Theoretical physicists like Stephen Hawking have proposed that space-time is not smooth but it’s been a lot of math and no actual data. The Fermilab team plans to build two relatively small devices that act as ‘holographic interferometers’ to measure the shaking or vibration in split beams of light traveling through (more…)

  • Travel Like A Local: Be a $5 Culture Vulture
    By on October 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Travelling is expensive. But if you look hard enough, you can find some great activities in cities around the world that cost less than a fiver.

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  • Wenger in fresh Fabregas pledge
    By on October 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is confident he can keep hold of Cesc Fabregas “for a few more years”.

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  • High Schooler With Cerebral Palsy Scores A Touchdown (Video)
    By on October 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Dylan Galloway of Manila High School was born with cerebral palsy, but regardless of his condition, it has always been his dream to score a touchdown during a high school football game.

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  • Cosmo supports girls playing games – (Women who play games have sex more)
    By on October 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Cosmopolitan magazine has a history of bagging on video games as a deterrent to meaningful relationships. It took a 2007 survey of girl gamers to get them on the bandwagon in the November 2010 issue.

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  • Hawk-Eye ‘can meet Fifa’s needs’
    By on October 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The inventor of Hawk-Eye says he has technology that can rule on the legitimacy of a goal within half a second.

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  • Apple Announces iLife ’11, FaceTime Mac, Lion, Mac App Store, MacBook Air
    By on October 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Apple once again streamed their latest keynote where they unveiled iLife ’11 (more fullscreen and Facebook in iPhoto, Audio editing and automatic trailers in iMovie, Rhythm correction and lessons in Garage Band). FaceTime for the Mac will connect video chat to phones with a Beta starting today. Next we get a preview of OS X Lion which will have an App Store and new UI bits shipping this summer. The Mac App Store will launch on Snow Leopard in 90 days. (more…)