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  • Barnsley boss Robins resigns post
    By on May 16, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    Barnsley boss Mark Robins resigns, according to a statement from the League Managers Association.

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  • Tenth Annual AusCERT Conference Kicks Off
    By on May 16, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    lukehopewell1 writes “The tenth annual AusCERT (Australian Computer Emergency Response Team) conference kicks off today in Queensland, Australia, touting appearances from Microsoft, Telstra, Rio Tinto and the founder of Kaspersky Labs, Eugene Kaspersky. You can watch a video wrap-up of AusCERT conferences in the years gone by, complete with laughs, interviews, old-timey newscasts and that time IBM gave out USB drives laden with malware.”

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  • Digestive problems early in life may increase risk for depression
    By on May 16, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Depression and anxiety may result from short-term digestive irritation early in life, according to a study of laboratory rats by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The findings suggest that some human psychological conditions may be the result, rather than the cause, of gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome.

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  • Sony’s Letter to Publishing Partners
    By on May 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    With Sony’s PSN now not functioning close to a month, people might be wondering how Sony’s explaining this to the publishers and developers. Turns out we don’t have to wonder anymore as a letter Sony sent to their publishing partners has leaked out.

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  • Chicago Erects Anti-LeBron Billboard [PIC]
    By on May 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    With the Bulls and Heat set to square off in the Eastern Finals this weekend, the city of Chicago decided to poke fun at Lebron James with this billboard….

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  • Christian Hosoi Lands A Nice Long Boardslide
    By on May 13, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Its always a pleasure watching Christian Hosoi skate. Here Christian busts a nice boardslide around the round at clairemont.

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  • Cellphone motion projector throws gaming onto the wall
    By on May 13, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    In 19th century Japan, a form of theatre known as Utsushi-e, which used light from lanterns to project stories and images onto rice paper screen, was hugely popular. Now Disney has used this pre-cinema artform as its inspiration for a modern equivalent: a projector for your smartphone.

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  • Van der Westhuizen hit by illness
    By on May 13, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Former South Africa captain Joost van der Westhuizen is diagnosed with a form of motor neurone disease.

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  • Religious belief is human nature, huge new study claims
    By on May 12, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    By Richard Allen Greene, CNN London (CNN) — Religion comes naturally, even instinctively, to human beings, a massive new study of cultures all around the world suggests. “We tend to see purpose in the world,” Oxford University professor Roger Trigg said Thursday. “We see agency.

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  • MasterCard Transactions To Be Mined For CO2 Data
    By on May 12, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    seamus1abshere writes “In the latest twist from Big Data, MasterCard and Brighter Planet today announced that cardholder transaction data will be mined for clues about CO2 emissions. Initial coverage will be of flights, car rentals, hotels and other purchases for which the credit card company stores extra metadata. Interestingly, the science behind the offering is all open source.”

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