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  • WTF: Free Compost Night Might Be Baseball’s Best Promotion Yet
    By on March 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    A new promotion by the Seattle Mariners, Free Compost Night, might pique the interest of green fans, though; the team is giving away bags of compost made from the trash generated during the ball games.

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  • Legos: What Can’t They Do?
    By on March 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Legos are also the key to world peace and prosperity. True story.

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  • Big Data Creating A Surveillance Society
    By on March 25, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    A surveillance society is not only inevitable, it’s worse. It’s irresistible to corporations.

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  • 25 Shovelware Video Games for Achievement Whores
    By on March 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    If you don’t understand the worth of points that don’t mean anything, you don’t understand gaming.

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  • GB trio capture team pursuit gold
    By on March 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Great Britain’s women’s team pursuit trio claim gold at the track cycling World Championships in the Netherlands.

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  • The Big Least: Top conference fails in March
    By on March 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Big East dominated the regular season and sent a record 11 teams to the NCAA tournament, but nine have been knocked out in the first week of play. Only UConn and Marquette advance to the Sweet Sixteen.

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  • Improving Productivity (With Science)
    By on March 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “It’s common knowledge that multiple monitors increase productivity, but there isn’t actually any research to support that assertion. However, studies have shown that there are a few simple tweaks to the work environment that do increase productivity. Among them: use high temperature light sources and keep office plants.”

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  • Hockey Player Gets Owned
    By on March 22, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Alex Burrows of the Vancouver Canucks, evades Cal Clutterbuck’s incoming check and sends him careening over the wall and into the stands in a bravado of pure embarrassment. Complete with trash talk.

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  • 10 Games That Should Have Never Existed
    By on March 22, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    When we think back on our memories, we have a tendency to concentrate on the good bits. My gaming past is dotted with Zelda’s, Final Fantasies and other such classics, but there were just as many retarded excuses for games that I endured in my youth. There are most certainly such games that have offended our current generation of consoles, so it’s time we have a think about what games we wish we could forget from our present.

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  • Dutch Radio Geek Tracking Libyan Airstrikes
    By on March 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    jfruhlinger writes “The days when citizens could only learn about a distant war from the government or the institutional press are long over. A Dutch ex-military geek exemplifies the new way information comes out, tracking attack flights on Libya, and even tweeting messages to the US command responsible for the strikes.”

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