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  • Just how big is Foxconn?
    By on May 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    The company that makes our gadgets is bigger than the Big Easy, more crowded than Mumbai.

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  • Robin Williams’ daughter worked on “super secret Nintendo shoot”
    By on May 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Robin Williams’ daughter, named after Princess Zelda, revealed she worked on a “super secret Nintendo shoot” earlier this week. What could it be?

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  • GOOD NEWS: GameStop Will Honor All Duke Nukem Forever Pre-Orders — Even Decade-Old Ones
    By on May 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Duke Nukem Forever has been one hell of a long time coming. We asked GameStop if it would honor pre-orders placed back when the game was first announced.

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  • Activists Destroy Scientific GMO Experiment
    By on May 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Freggy writes “In Belgium, a group of activists calling themselves the Field Liberation Movement has destroyed a field which was being used for a scientific experiment with genetically modified potatoes. In spite of the presence of 60 police officers protecting the field, activists succeeded pulling out the plants and sprayed insecticides over them, ruining the experiment. The goal of the experiment was to test potato plants which are genetically (more…)

  • Voter suppression – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    By on May 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Voter suppression is a strategy to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing people from exercising their right to vote. The tactics of voter suppression can range from minor dirty tricks that make voting inconvenient, up to blatantly illegal activities that physically intimidate prospective voters to prevent them from casting ballots. Voter suppression could be particularly effective if a significant amount of voters are (more…)

  • I Got You Bro…Wait…Wait… (VID)
    By on May 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    This is why you should go to the gym. Don’t try this at home folks.

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  • VIDEO: Bert from ‘Sesame Street’ Asks Andy Samberg the Hard Questions
    By on May 26, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    As part of a James Lipton-esque new YouTube series called Conversations with Bert, the felt icon will be picking the brains of your favorite actors and comedians, starting with “pancake visionary” Andy Samberg

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  • The Genealogy of Dragon Quest’s Monsters
    By on May 26, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    We go down the family trees of some of Dragon Quest’s most common and recognizable (and cute!) foes.

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  • Macho Man’s Greatest Matches
    By on May 25, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    A look back at Randy Savage’s most memorable bouts.

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  • AT&T To Launch LTE Network In 5 Cities This Summer
    By on May 25, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    tekgoblin writes “AT&T is looking to get a piece of the 4G LTE pie that Verizon has a firm grasp on. They have announced today that they are going to roll out 4G in Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta and San Antonio this summer and another 10 markets yet to be determined later in the year.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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