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  • What makes them hot? Body or Face?
    By on August 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Is it the face or the body which attracts you? Does this attraction change based on whether it is for a long-term relationship or short-term relationship?

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  • Drop in P2P Traffic Attributed to Traffic Shaping
    By on August 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “A new report based on data from 100 US and European ISPs claims P2P traffic has dropped to around 20% of all Internet traffic. This is down from the 40% two years ago (also reported by the same company which sells subscriber traffic management equipment to ISPs). The report goes on to say the drop is likely due to continued, widespread ISP P2P shaping: ‘In fact, the P2P daily trend is pretty much completely inverted from (more…)

  • ‘King of The Hill’ says goodbye
    By on August 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    After 13 seasons, on Sept. 13 at 8 p.m., Fox’s King of the Hill will air its last two episodes, back to back.

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  • Stumbling Towards Greatness: A Batman Retrospective
    By on August 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Batman has had a long and (mostly) horrendous career as a video game crime fighter. While his big screen adventures have evolved into masterpieces, most of Batman’s video game outings have made players want to poke out their eyes with a Batarang. To celebrate the arrival of Batman’s latest and (we assure you) greatest adventure.

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  • Older and Younger Workers Are in a Job Jam
    By on August 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The shaky economy is swelling the ranks of workers age 55 and older and fueling a jobless rate among young people not seen in 60 years

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  • Hello world!
    By on August 30, 2009 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments

    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

  • Dying Breed: Nomads of Borneo Disappear as Forests Are Cut
    By on August 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wielding spears and dressed in loincloths, one small band who emerged from the Borneo jungles to tell their tale said that encroachment by timber and plantation firms has made their already hard life impossible.

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  • Australian Defence Force Builds $1.7m Linux-Based Flight Simulator
    By on August 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    scrubl writes “The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has revealed its latest flight simulator runs on SUSE Linux-based clusters of Opteron servers and uses an open source graphics platform. The Defence Science and Technology Organisation’s (DSTO) Air Operations Simulation Centre in Melbourne creates virtual words that allow pilots to experience real-world combat situations without leaving the ground. The visuals software was written in OpenGL, using (more…)

  • Personalized In-Game Advertising In Upcoming Titles
    By on August 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Scythal writes “In-game advertising provider Massive Inc., acquired by Microsoft in 2006, has signed up or renewed contracts with several publishers, notably EA, Blizzard Entertainment, THQ, and Activision. Eagerly anticipated games like Need for Speed: Shift will feature the technology that continuously collects ‘anonymous’ information about users, sends them to the Massive database for analysis, and downloads advertisements to be shown in the game. (more…)