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  • VIDEO: Jose Mourinho is a good man – Rodgers
    By on January 20, 2015 | Comments Off  Comments

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers describes Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho as a good man before the League Cup semi-final first leg meeting at Anfield.


  • Why Letting Your Insurance Company Monitor How You Drive Can Be a Good Thing
    By on November 15, 2013 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments

    Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes “Kim Gittleson reports at BBC that car insurance firms like Progressive are trying to convince consumers that letting them monitor their driving behavior is actually a good thing. They say that the future of car insurance is not just being able to monitor individual drivers to give them lower prices, but also to make them better drivers. ‘Now that we can observe directly how people drive, we think this will change the way (more…)

  • Ask Slashdot: Good Low Cost Free Software For Protecting Kids Online?
    By on June 21, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “I have two kids, 7 and 8. I would love to allow them internet access on a regular basis. The problem is whats out there, I really don’t want them to deal with porn ads and such, but making either a blacklist, or a whitelist myself would take months. So I figured I would ask you, what free software would you use with preferably prebuilt lists to protect your kids online? What is out there with fairly easy configuration (more…)

  • 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.


  • GOOD NEWS: Sony: Only 900 of the Stolen Credit Cards Stolen Were Active
    By on May 6, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    We reported earlier that Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has its own security problem stemming from the attacks on the PSN.


  • Do you Feel lucky? Some food good long past expiration date
    By on August 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Eggs can be good for three to five weeks after their expiration date. Cereal can last a year longer. Toothpaste? Almost to infinity and beyond, say food safety experts. A new study estimates U.S. consumers unnecessarily discard billions of dollars of food a year.


  • Education Official Says Bad Teachers Can Be Good For Students
    By on July 12, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Zenna Atkins, the chairman of the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted), has raised some eyebrows by saying that, “every school should have a useless teacher.” She stresses that schools shouldn’t seek out or tolerate bad teaching, but thinks bad teachers provide a valuable life-lesson. From the article: “… on Sunday Ms Atkins told the BBC that schools needed to reflect society, especially at primary level. ‘In society there are people you don’t (more…)

  • Arizona law is good politics
    By on May 10, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Critics of Arizona’s tough new immigration law, which makes illegal immigration a state crime, have called supporters of the bill “racist,” “mean-spirited” and “un-American.” Here’s the newsflash: The measure is also good politics, not only in Arizona, but nationally.


  • Man Utd as good as 1999 – Beckham
    By on February 16, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    David Beckham, whose AC Milan side face Manchester United in the Champions League, says the current Red Devils team is as good as the Treble-winning side he was part of in 1999.


  • Seinfeld’s Good Samaritan Law Now Reality?
    By on January 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    e3m4n writes “The fictitious ‘good samaritan’ law from the final episode of Seinfeld (the one that landed them in jail for a year) appears to be headed toward reality for California residents after the house passed this bill. There are some differences, such as direct action is not required, but the concept of guilt by association for not doing the right thing is still on the face of the bill.”

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