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  • Doping’s reluctant poster boy wants soul set free
    By on August 30, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments


    Disgraced sprinter turned anti-doping campaigner Ben Johnson on his bid for redemption

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  • Congress Wants FCC To Auction TV White Spaces
    By on July 31, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    GovTechGuy writes “Things don’t look good for Google, Microsoft and other companies hoping to experiment with super WiFi and other technologies in unused TV channels or ‘White spaces’. Both House Republicans and Senate Commerce Chairman Jay Rockefeller are prodding the FCC to sell as much spectrum as possible at next year’s incentive auction, which may not leave much for those hoping to advance the next generation of WiFi technology.”

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  • VIDEO: Wenger wants show of character
    By on February 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says it would be “criminal” for Arsenal to sit around feeling sorry for themselves ahead of Sunday’s north London derby against Tottenham.

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  • Genome Researchers Wants Your Genes
    By on August 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “The Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) is looking for smart volunteers to donate their genes for analysis. They are seeking subjects with high intelligence; you can only qualify if you got a high score in SAT/ACT/GRE or got awards in competitions like Math/Physics Olympiads or TopCoder. They’re also launching a drive to recruit US participants. Their first stop (PDF) appears to have been Google, which has run into trouble (more…)

  • Chad Johnson Wants To Fight Anderson Silva
    By on March 12, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Cincinnati Bengal who once changed his last name to Ochocino has finally crossed the line of sanity by publicly challenging UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva to a fight.

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  • Company Wants to Pay Favre $1M to Lose Gray Hair
    By on September 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    There’s no pill that magically cures narcissism, but there is an easy fix for gray hair. And the folks at Go Away Gray want to give Favre a lot of money to lose the salt and pepper look.

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  • Swann wants ‘golden’ England era
    By on June 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Spinner Graeme Swann thinks England’s cricket team could take over the ‘golden generation’ tag from its footballers.

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  • NYC Governor Wants To Expand DNA Database
    By on June 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    crimeandpunishment writes “If Governor David Paterson has his way, New York would take DNA samples from even the lowest level of criminal, doubling the state’s DNA database. He says it would help to both solve crimes and clear people who were wrongly convicted. New York would become the first state in the country to do this. Currently DNA isn’t collected in most misdemeanors. The plan is getting lots of support among law enforcement, but the New York (more…)

  • Warburton wants Tri-Nations win
    By on June 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A jaw injury could rule out Wales flanker Sam Warburton from this month’s tour to New Zealand.

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  • EFF Wants To Know If the Feds Are Cyberstalking
    By on December 3, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    rossendryv writes “The Electronic Frontier Foundation and UC Berkeley’s Samuelson Center filed suit in California’s Northern District, asking the court to force a number of government agencies to hand over any documents they have concerning the use of social networking sites as part of investigative procedures.”

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