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  • Friday’s gossip column
    By on March 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    Manchester United plan £25m swoop for Ashley Young, plus other rumours

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  • Morbidly obese man found FUSED to chair he had not moved from in two years and covered in maggots and filth
    By on March 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Rescuers had to cut a hole in a wall of his Ohio house to lift the massive man through after they were unable to pry him from the chair.

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  • Cleveland Browns fan sues NFL in attempt to end lockout
    By on March 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Fans are getting involved in the NFL’s labor battle.

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  • Google Agrees To Biennial Privacy Reviews
    By on March 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Blacklaw writes “Google has publicly apologised for the mistakes it made during the launch of its Twitter-like social networking tool Buzz, and claims that it’s learned its lesson — and will be undergoing independent privacy reviews to keep it on the straight and narrow.”

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  • Shih tzu saved her 83-year old owner from the Tsunami.
    By on March 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    A miracle survivor story out of the tsunami in Japan. A 12-year-old shih tzu named Babu insisted that her owner take her for a walk the morning of the tsunami, and it’s a good thing she did. The pair was saved when the 30-foot wall of water consumed their home and the entire district surrounding it.

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  • Jose Canseco accused of subbing twin for fight
    By on March 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Twins often like to pull the old switcheroo, having one appear as the other, to great amusement. But it’s not so funny when one of them is being paid to make in an appearance, and sends in his understudy.

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  • Canuckclysm: Canadian ISP Throttling World of Warcraft
    By on March 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Canadian ISP, Rogers Communications, admitted yesterday that it throttles games like World of Warcraft in its bid to maintain QoS for all customers. The issue came to light when a Rogers subscriber filed a complaint against the company in February. The author details why she believes Rogers is filtering WoW via deep packet inspection ,…

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  • Motherwell reach Cup semi-final
    By on March 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Motherwell knock holders Dundee United out of the Scottish Cup and set up a semi-final meeting with St Johnstone.

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  • Using the Open Records Law To Intimidate Critics
    By on March 28, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Layzej writes “On March 15, Professor Bill Cronon posted his first blog. The subject was the role of the American Legislative Exchange Council in influencing recent legislation in Wisconsin and across the country. Less than two days later, his university received a communication formally requesting under the state’s Open Records Law copies of all emails he sent or received pertaining to matters raised in the blog. Remarkably, the request was sent (more…)

  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: How Hardcore Are You?
    By on March 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    New stats show just how few people have gotten all the Achievements.

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