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  • VIDEO: Jol satisfied with Fulham points tally
    By on March 31, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    Fulham manager Martin Jol believes his side have enough points to avoid relegation after a 2-1 win against Norwich at Craven Cottage.

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  • Best Buy Closing 50 Stores
    By on March 31, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader tips news that electronics retailer Best Buy will be closing 50 of its big-box stores across the U.S. this year, and laying off hundreds of corporate workers besides. The company plans to start testing new types of outlets as it tries to adapt to the changing face of retail sales. From the article:
    “Best Buy shares were off 7.7% at $24.56 on Thursday afternoon on the New York Stock Exchange. Also Thursday, Best Buy (more…)

  • Glasgow 31-3 Cardiff Blues
    By on March 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Glasgow Warriors move up to third in the RaboDirect Pro12 with a bonus-point victory against Cardiff Blues at Firhill.

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  • VIDEO: Hamilton rockets to Malaysia pole
    By on March 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang, with team-mate Jenson Button alongside him on the front row and Michael Schumacher’s Mercedes third. (UK only)

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  • Javascript Game of Tron In 226 Bytes
    By on March 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Have you upgraded your hardware to play something beefier than 140-byte Tetris?
    New submitter alokmenghrajani writes with “a detailed view of how we size-optimized a game of Tron to just 226 bytes.” It’s also optimized for Chrome, and very fast.

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Michael Bay To Remake TMNT As Aliens
    By on March 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nidi62 writes “We all know that Michael Bay loves to put 86 minutes of explosions into a 90-minute movie. But it appears that he has found a new way to screw up a movie. He is directing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot in which the turtles are not created with ooze: they are ‘from an alien race, and they are going to be tough, edgy, funny and completely loveable.’ No word yet on whether he’s consulting with George Lucas on how to (more…)

  • Wales endorse Gatland Lions bid
    By on March 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Welsh Rugby Union will let Warren Gatland miss next year’s Six Nations if he is chosen as Lions coach in 2013.

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  • Sexually Rejected Flies Turn To Booze
    By on March 16, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    sciencehabit writes “Offer a male fruit fly a choice between food soaked in alcohol and its nonalcoholic equivalent, and his decision will depend on whether he’s mated recently or been rejected by a female. Flies that have been given the cold shoulder are more likely to go for the booze, researchers have found. It’s the first discovery, in fruit flies, of a social interaction that influences future behavior.”

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  • AUDIO: Cheltenham Gold Cup preview
    By on March 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    BBC Sport’s Cornelius Lysaght is joined by Mick Fitzgerald to look ahead to Friday’s Cheltenham Gold Cup.

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  • Simmonds breaks 200m world record
    By on March 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ellie Simmonds becomes the first person to break a world record at London’s Aquatics Centre in the 200m individual medley.

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