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  • Glentoran player faces competition from Lionel Messi on shortlist for Fifa goal award
    By on November 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    Glentoran’s Matty Burrows will go head-to-head with Lionel Messi and eight other candidates for Fifa’s coveted goal of the year prize.

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  • The Many Faces of 3G
    By on August 20, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Did you ever notice how each new generation of cell-phone tech gets branded ’3G,’ and the previous thing is retroactively downgraded to some lesser number of Gs? An MIT engineer explains why in this brilliant essay about ’3G’ over the last 10 years, showing how the cell carriers have kept offering it and swiping it away to sell more stuff. He cites numerous Cingular/AT&T and Sprint press releases showing how the companies (more…)

  • The Faces and Voices Behind Popular Video Game Characters
    By on February 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Within the surprisingly small world of video game voice acting, many long-time gamers may be shocked to learn that the characters that they have grown so accustomed to are voiced by the most unexpected actors/actresses. So, who are these people that provided the voices, and ultimately life, to these characters?

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  • O’Gara out as Sexton faces Boks
    By on November 24, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Jonathan Sexton comes in for Ronan O’Gara as Ireland make six changes for Saturday’s clash with South Africa.

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  • British luger faces Olympic fight
    By on October 7, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Britain’s top luge athlete Adam Rosen faces a race to be fit for the 2010 Winter Olympics after crashing during a training run.

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  • Why Dogs Pee on Hydrants, Lick faces & Sniff Everything
    By on September 26, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Think you know what it is like inside of a dog’s world? Well forget everything you know. Because forgetting what we think we know is the best way to begin understanding dogs. Author Alexandra Horowitz explains why dogs do what they do (and why they do it!)

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