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  • VIDEO: Tuesday’s best FA Cup goals
    By on November 20, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    Watch a selection of the best goals from the midweek FA Cup first round replays and rearranged fixtures.

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  • VIDEO: The best & worst of Balotelli
    By on September 1, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Watch the best and worst moments of Mario Balotelli’s Premier League career after his £16m move back to England with Liverpool.

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  • VIDEO: Best expects ‘battle’ with Scots
    By on February 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ireland hooker Rory Best expects a strong challenge from a confident Scotland side who will bring “passion and intensity” to their game in Dublin.

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  • VIDEO: Rooney hails ‘best’ England forwards
    By on October 10, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wayne Rooney believes the current crop of forwards in the England side are the “best group” he has ever played with.

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  • Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Archive and Access Ancient Emails?
    By on March 30, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “I started using email in the early 90s and have lost most of that first decade due to ignorance, botched backups, and so on. But since about 2000, I’ve got most — if not all — of my email in some form or other. I run Linux, so this has mainly been in a mix of various programs: Kmail, Evolution, Thunderbird. The past 2-3 years are still on the IMAP servers. My problem is that I only rarely NEED to look back to (more…)

  • Ask Slashdot: Best Practices For Collecting and Storing User Information?
    By on September 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    New submitter isaaccs writes “I’m a mobile developer at a startup. My experience is in building user-facing applications, but in this case, a component of an app I’m building involves observing and collecting certain pieces of user information and then storing them in a web service. This is for purposes of analysis and ultimately functionality, not persistence. This would include some obvious items like names and e-mail addresses, and (more…)

  • Ask Slashdot: Best *nix Distro For a Dynamic File Server?
    By on August 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader (citing “silly workplace security policies”) writes “I’m in charge of developing for my workplace a particular sort of ‘dynamic’ file server for handling scientific data. We have all the hardware in place, but can’t figure out what *nix distro would work best. Can the great minds at Slashdot pool their resources and divine an answer? Some background: We have sensor units scattered across a couple square miles of undeveloped (more…)

  • VIDEO: Greene aims for season’s best
    By on May 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Reigning world 400m hurdles champion Dai Greene is aiming to “run a season’s best” on Thursday in Rome at the Diamond League event as he builds towards London 2012.

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  • Ask Slashdot: The Very Best Paper Airplane?
    By on April 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “‘The Harrier’ (or ‘Eastern star,’ as it is also called), is very well known, and is considered to be one of the best paper airplane designs. After much searching and trying, I have not found a better plane. So, I am asking Slashdot: is there anything that beats ‘The Harrier’ in a competition (indoors or outdoors)? This would be a really nice geek skill!”

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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…)