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  • Kinect Revolutionizing Robotics
    By on February 13, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    HizookRobotics writes “The Bilibot Project, an open-source robot platform based on Microsoft’s Kinect, was just announced by MIT researcher Garratt Gallagher on Hizook.com. Bilibot is just the first in what will likely be a torrent of robots (both hobbyist and professional) utilizing the Kinect. This sentiment was echoed in an essay by Fred Nikgohar, CEO of RoboDynamics, who believes we’ve reached a watershed moment in robotics enabled by cheap 3D (more…)



  • How the NFL turned the Super Bowl into a phenomenon
    By on February 13, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day have nothing on the Super Bowl. Without being an official holiday, the gonzo game has flags, food, friends and drink aplenty — and can claim the largest national TV audiences ever.

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  • Anatomy of a revolution: Meet the young Egyptian activists who started it all (slide)
    By on February 12, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Here’s a full breakdown of the Egyptian protests, explanations of the moving parts, and profiles of the activists

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  • Chambers wins fourth indoor title
    By on February 12, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Dwain Chambers secures his fourth consecutive indoor 60m title at the UK trials in Sheffield, while 17-year-old Jodie Williams impresses by winning the women’s title.

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  • 7 Awesome Video Game-Inspired Music Videos
    By on February 10, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Check out these seven music videos that use the imagery of video games for a concentrated blast of awesomeness.

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  • No Facebook Friends For Obama Girls
    By on February 10, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Michelle Obama says her daughters aren’t on Facebook, and that’s the way she likes it.

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  • Top 10 Football Coaches in the History of the Sport
    By on February 9, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    A great athlete is only as good as his or her coach. Sure, an athlete can probably do most of the work, but a good coach is an invaluable asset.

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  • Cisco Linksys Routers Still Don’t Support IPv6
    By on February 9, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Julie188 writes “It’s 2011, IPv4 addresses are officially exhausted, and the world’s largest router maker, Cisco, still doesn’t support IPv6 in its best-selling line of Linksys wireless routers. This is true even for the new E4200 router released just last month (priced at $180). The company has promised to add IPv6 to the E4200 by the spring. But it has not been specific about if and how it will offer an IPv6 upgrade to the millions of other Linksys (more…)

  • Dubai Desert Classic leaderboard
    By on February 9, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Tournament of Champions in Bahrain is set for a thrilling finale with Britain’s Paul Casey chasing his first trophy since 2009.

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  • Battlefield 1943 Cancelled for PC
    By on February 7, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    In a disappointing turn of events for PC FPS gamers, DICE has cancelled the long-delayed port of Battlefield 1943.

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