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  • African Soil Mapped For the Very First Time
    By on May 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    vikingpower writes “A team of international experts has drawn up the Soil Atlas of Africa — the first such book mapping this key natural resource — to help farmers, land managers and policymakers understand the diversity and importance of soil and the need to manage it through sustainable use. A joint commission of the African Union and the European Union has produced a complete atlas of African soils, downloadable as three hefty PDFs (more…)



  • Top 50 Boxing KOs of All Time
    By on November 13, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Boxing has given fight fans some of the most historic fights in the long history of combat sports. As a result, here’s 50 of the greatest boxing KO’s of all time.

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  • 9 Most Badass (And Possibly Insane) Sports Of All-Time
    By on November 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    “Are you tough enough?” Here are 9 of the most insane Sports of All-Time.

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  • The 100 Most Exciting Athletes of All Time
    By on November 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Exciting athletes. There are guys that we would give our paychecks to watch. Guys that can set the stadium, arena, or field on fire just by walking through the tunnel…

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  • 10 Real Time Twitter Games You Can Enjoy With Just A Tweet
    By on October 10, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Here is the List of Twitter games that will push you into the adrenalin pumping breast thumping combative groove. Okay, your adrenalin won’t shoot up by that much, but Twitter games are a hell of a way to have some fun and waste time if you spend a lot of it on Twitter.

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  • Sports’ greatest choke artists of all time
    By on October 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Losing the Ryder Cup for the Americans on the 16th hole, Hunter Mahan is hardly the first to wilt in the heat of the spotlight. Here’s a look at six classic foulups when the stakes were at their highest.

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  • The Top 7… Best launch games of all time
    By on August 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nothing cures buyer’s remorse like a system-defining game on day one

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  • The FarmVille Ruse: How It Ruins Gaming and Steals Your Time
    By on August 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    As of July, FarmVille was hosting the digital homesteads of 61 million users. But you probably know all that already. What we’re going to examine is why Zynga and FarmVille got that large, why they will continue to grow, and how they have changed the face of gaming.

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  • Saving the world, one hit point at a time
    By on May 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Can half a billion dedicated gamers battle poverty, war and disease, for an Epic win? An increasingly popular genre of online games are being designed to deal with real-world issues. Gamers’ skills could be applied to solving real-world challenges in these so called “serious games”.

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  • The Only Time When Roger Federer Lost 0-6, 0-6
    By on May 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    There may be only one tennis player in the world who wishes he had taken it a bit easier on Roger Federer.

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