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  • The Top 5 plays that had the most impact on the NFL season
    By on December 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    In the NFL, there’s a fine line between winning and losing. Consider that the Packers appear on their way to missing the playoffs despite not having lost a game by more than four points this year. Or that the Jaguars, who have been outscored by 36 points this season, are sitting atop the AFC South.

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  • xkcd: Incident
    By on December 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Where those sudo’s reported incidents go …

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  • January 19 is the big day for 3DS
    By on December 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nintendo will be holding events in both Europe and the U.S. on January 19 for the 3DS. Launch details appear to be less than a month away.

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  • Thompson hails positive SPL talks
    By on December 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Reconstruction of Scottish football remains on track following a “constructive” Christmas Eve meeting at Hampden, according to Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson.

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  • 23 Years of Culture Hacking With Perl
    By on December 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Modern Perl writes “Larry Wall, the creator of Perl, reflects on Perl’s history of hacking its culture, from subverting the reductionist culture of Unix to reinventing the ideas of programming language and culture in Perl 6 and the verbal aikido used to encourage honest detractors to become valuable contributors. Perl turned 23 years old last week, and Perl 6 is available.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Show Me Your “O” Face (GIF)
    By on December 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    This would greatly benefit from the Howard Dean “BEEEYAWWWW!!!” edited over it.

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  • Top 10 Best FPS Games of 2010
    By on December 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    2010 is arguably one of the best years that gaming has to offer. And while the year was filled with great titles from genres as diverse as RPGs and action games, the FPS genre was where it truly shined. Without ado, here are ten of the best first person shooters of 2010.

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  • Microsoft quietly kills Office Genuine Advantage program
    By on December 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Late last week, Microsoft put an end to its Office Genuine Advantage (OGA) program. The Office Notifier, the OGA ActiveX control for Internet Explorer, and the OGA plug-in for Firefox have also been retired. The change took place on December 16, was first confirmed in a KB article last updated on December 17, 2010, and found by ZDNet:

    The Office Genuine Advantage (“OGA”) program has been retired. For more information about the benefits of genuine (more…)

  • How a Leather Cover Crashes the Kindle
    By on December 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Amazon has started offering refunds to Kindle owners who own the unlit leather case who claim that it causes their Kindles to reboot, but are playing dumb on the cause: “our engineering team is looking into this.” People have been wondering how a leather cover could possibly crash an electronic device, and why is Amazon offering money back if they don’t think there’s a problem? It seems that some of the folks over at Connectify (more…)

  • Sporting schedule hit by weather
    By on December 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The adverse weather conditions continue to have an impact on sporting events across Britain.

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