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Nancy Pelosi's Tough New Rules "No House member may accept any gift of any value from lobbyists, or any firm or association that hires lobbyists. No free travel, which means an end to the corporate jet line every Friday at Reagan National Airport." From digg on November 11, 2006 at 10:32 p.m..


Sony PlayStation 3 Debuts in Japan to Long Lines, Short Supply kihiro Okawa waited all night to be among the first to buy Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 game console when it went on sale at 7 am in Tokyo. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 10:32 p.m..


Bush's Chernobyl Economy; hard times are on the way In the next few months, a financial crisis will arise somewhere in the world which will jolt the American economy and trigger a swift and precipitous decline in the value of the dollar.This is not speculation; it will happen and there is nothing that the Bush administration can do to stop it. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 10:32 p.m..


Yes, you can install another OS on your PS3! It only takes four easy steps to install another system software on the hard disk of your PS3! Read on to find out how! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 10:32 p.m..


Wii unboxing video You saw the unboxing pics, but we know you love video. Fine by us, check it out. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:32 p.m..


Michael Moore Defends File Sharing Michael Moore expresses his disagreement over copyright laws and why file sharing is good for everyone. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:32 p.m..


Democrats Still Face Hurdles In Enacting 9/11 Panel's Ideas Party leaders preparing to take control of Congress have vowed to push through a host of reforms recommended by the Sept. 11 commission. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:32 p.m..


New system for releasing Drupal modules on Drupal.org major update complete Drupal.org, home of the Drupal project, has undergone a major overhaul of it's CVS packaging and release system. Modules now have version numbers and releases. This is a significant step forward in making your site maintenance easier and more dependable. Thanks to Derik Wright for his amazing work on this project. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:32 p.m..


LimeWire to filter out Adobe products LimeWire today announced on the company blog that from now on they will be filtering out Adobe products like Photoshop that are distributed illegally over P2P networks that LimeWire hooks into. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:32 p.m..


Video game where Jews and Atheists must be killed or converted due for Christmas. "A video game about a Christian militia slaughtering Jewish and atheist New Yorkers who won't be converted in the name of a particular brand of Christianity will be on the shelves of more than 10,000 American retailers in time for the Christmas season" From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:32 p.m..


Ubuntu: The Imperfect Operating System Alternative to Windows Now I know I'm going to be chastised for saying this, so I might as well get it out in the open: Ubuntu needs to be more user-friendly. Although the operating system has a beautiful interface, and is quite easy to use—even for those who have never tried, or even seen Linux before—it is still really difficult to get things up-and-running in Ubuntu w From digg on November 11, 2006 at 8:31 p.m..


Bungie: Warns Of Big News Next Week On Halo's 5th Anniversary If you thought there was a lot of Halo information last week, wait ‘til next week. A bunch of stuff is going down to celebrate the 5th anniversary of a little game we like to call Halo. There will also be some pretty BIG surprises and maybe announcements. Who can say? From digg on November 11, 2006 at 8:31 p.m..


First Impressions of the XBox 360 HD-DVD If you own an Xbox 360 and are looking for a less expensive way to get an HD-DVD player I'd say definetly pick this up. The inconvenience of having two devices instead of one and the increased noise is far, far outweighed by the low price for what is another wise fine player. Check out the attached video. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 8:31 p.m..


AMD reveals its future plans In an interview, AMD's CTO reveals their future plans. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 8:31 p.m..


Smash My PlayStation 3! "From the creators of SmashMyiPod.com, we bring you, SmashMyPs3.com!We will be one of the first people to get our hands on a PlayStation 3. After we do, we will destroy it in front of all the PS3 fanboys moments after we buy it."WOW! I really can't wait to see the video! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 8:31 p.m..


Top Warning Signs of Diabetes High glucose levels in Type I are due to a lack of insulin because the insulin producing cells have been destroyed. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body's cells become resistant to insulin that is being produced. Either way, your cells aren't getting the glucose that they need, and your body lets you know by giving you these signs and symptoms. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 8:31 p.m..


You Won't Believe Who Wants Harry Potter Dead Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe thinks the only logical thing J.K. Rowling can do with his character is kill him off. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 8:31 p.m..


Dr. Phil surprises scammers pretending to be...Dr. Phil! Don't ever miss with a big, angry Texan! Dr. Phil decides to personally pay a visit to ladies that are scamming his fans by pretending to be Dr. Phil! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


Awesome fan-created PSP commercial! Sony needs to learn from this genius. Enough with the squirrels and dustballs, this is the most informative, yet fun, PSP ad I've seen to date. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


IGN gives Resistance: Fall of Man a 9.1/10 "Resistance: Fall of Man has everything that a flagship launch title should. It looks great and runs well, it has a compelling single-player campaign and its multiplayer aspect is not only fantastic fun but it shows off the PlayStation 3's online capabilities. This is the PlayStation 3's showpiece game through and through..." From digg on November 11, 2006 at 6:32 p.m..


PlayStation 3 vs. Xbox 360 vs. Wii Compared with PICTURES This is a cool little photo lineup of all three of the next generation gaming consoles courtesy of the folks over at Engadget.com. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 5:32 p.m..


Legendary Movie Voice Don LaFontaine is the legendary voice of more than 5,000 Hollywood movie trailers. I wish this guy could follow me around all day. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 5:32 p.m..


Zune Reviews: It's OK, But No iPod When the Zune arrives next Tuesday, Microsoft was hoping to make a big splash. However, it won't be getting any help from the technology media, which have for the most part passed over the so-called "iPod killer" in lackluster reviews. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 5:32 p.m..


How Hubble Killed God... March 9, 2004: NASA releases a single image taken by the Hubble Space telescope that proves a fatal blow to the concept of God, but despite the compelling evidence, many simply don’t comprehend the significance of the image. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 4:32 p.m..


Ruby on Rails stakes out Java's turf Look out, Java. Ruby on Rails is staking out your turf. But all is not lost for Java, which still enjoys advantages in areas such as security, based on feedback at the Ruby on Rails Camp event, held Thursday at the IBM Almaden Research Center. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 4:32 p.m..


Wii Start-Up The Wii starting up... From digg on November 11, 2006 at 4:32 p.m..


Al-Qaeda threatens to blow up the White House Al-Qaeda's Iraq chief threatened in an audio message posted on the Internet that the terror network will blow up the White House: "We swear we will not rest from our jihad... before blowing up the filthiest house, dubbed the White House." From digg on November 11, 2006 at 4:32 p.m..


RCA 'teleceiver' turns any PC into an HDTV With RCA's MPC4000 "Laptop Teleceiver," though, all we'd need is a notebook with decent resolution to get those beautiful HD images — direct from the airwaves and fed right into our PC's USB port. At 2 ounces, the mini HD tuner won't weigh down our carry-on, and the collapsible antenna neatly clips onto the side of the monitor. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 4:32 p.m..


Grouper offers 100 "famous" Sony clips for free As part of Grouper's new "ScreenBites" program, the company is making available 100 of the most "famous scenes" from the Sony Pictures library. Consumers will be able to watch the clips for free, but can also embed them in blogs and websites. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:32 p.m..


Disney sells 5 million copies of Pixar's Cars in two days Walt Disney Co. said Thursday it sold over 5 million DVD copies of Pixar's "Cars" in the first two days it was available for purchase at stores, putting the film on track to be the industry’s top seller in the U.S. during the 2006 calendar year. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Disney sells 5 million copies of Pixar's Cars in two days Walt Disney Co. said Thursday it sold over 5 million DVD copies of Pixar's "Cars" in the first two days it was available for purchase at stores, putting the film on track to be the industry’s top seller in the U.S. during the 2006 calendar year. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Wii hands-on, unboxing by Engadget Engadget just got a wii and the mail and in all tradition there opening it up and taking some pics! check it out! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Wii hands-on, unboxing by Engadget Engadget just got a wii and the mail and in all tradition there opening it up and taking some pics! check it out! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Voltron coming to Adult Swim While it hasn't been added to the schedule grid yet, the '80s animated series Voltron will in fact be a part of Adult Swim starting on November 13. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Real Fight between Shaolin Monk and Tae Kwon Do (Stunning) This is a real non pre-planned fight between a Shaolin Monk and an experienced Tae Kwon Do Fighter. You can see the extreme speed of the Monk with all oh his kick controlling. He could have simply killed the TKD Fighter, but he held his kick back after his sudden burst of speed. Watch the video and judge for yourself, Shaolin Monks are insane. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Real Fight between Shaolin Monk and Tae Kwon Do (Stunning) This is a real non pre-planned fight between a Shaolin Monk and an experienced Tae Kwon Do Fighter. You can see the extreme speed of the Monk with all oh his kick controlling. He could have simply killed the TKD Fighter, but he held his kick back after his sudden burst of speed. Watch the video and judge for yourself, Shaolin Monks are insane. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Google Checkout Rolling Out Features and Waiving Fees "Google seems to be pretty serious about their little PayPal killer, and is releasing a steady stream of new features that appear to be addressing merchant needs. This is a product that we’ve been using steadily since launch to bill event sponsors." - TechCrunch From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Google Checkout Rolling Out Features and Waiving Fees "Google seems to be pretty serious about their little PayPal killer, and is releasing a steady stream of new features that appear to be addressing merchant needs. This is a product that we’ve been using steadily since launch to bill event sponsors." - TechCrunch From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Voltron coming to Adult Swim While it hasn't been added to the schedule grid yet, the '80s animated series Voltron will in fact be a part of Adult Swim starting on November 13. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:16 p.m..


Three DVD Cases Next to a Wii The title speaks for itself. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Hilarious video on the Mark Foley scandal Stuckey and Murray offer up their take on the Congressional page scandal through a video they created called "Mark Foley, Holy Moley". From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Warrantless Wiretaps Unlikely to Be OK'd Legislation aimed at President Bush's once-secret program for wiretapping U.S.-foreign phone calls and computer traffic of suspected terrorists without warrants shows all the signs of not moving ahead, notwithstanding President Bush's request this week that a lame-duck Congress give it to him. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Zelda Retrospective Part 5 Link ventures onto the GameCube where he undergoes an extreme makeover, and meets a talking cap that'll change his world perspective. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Let The Democrats' Infighting Begin It’s an open secret that Democrats don’t really like one another and there's rumors that some big name Dems want to oust DNC Chairman Howard Dean, floating Harold Ford's name as a replacement. A unity front was probably a little much to ask for, wasn’t it? From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


Body Bouncer - The Perfect Gadget to Have in Bed Body Bouncer is the perfect toy for couples. Im just surprised this was not invented before. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 p.m..


USA Today suggests waiting on next-gen gaming, for now... Why you should wait and why you should grab a Wii instead - The lines for the Wii should be shorter and the supply larger — Nintendo hopes to have 1.2 million or so available right away and about 2 million by year-end — and, at $250, you'll have lots of money left over to spend on games. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


New File Share Startup Offering Unlimited Upload through FTP Files-upload.com allows you to upload any number of 1GB files (splitted archives supported) through HTTP (for non registered users) and, after free registration, through FTP (sic!). No annoying upload/download limits. The best WEB file share I’ve seen yet. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


London's Sweaty, Squashed Underground Riders Balk at $7 Fares "Deran Garabedian is so fed up with the London Underground's erratic service that he'd rather walk 30 minutes to work. He's incensed that fares are going up as much as a third next year." - Bloomberg From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


$500K stamp found affixed to Florida absentee ballott That's the value of a 1918 Inverted Jenny, one of the rarest stamps in the world, which Broward County elections officials said was affixed to an envelope containing an absentee ballot. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 p.m..


The Colbert Report: Interview With Dean Kamen Colbert interviews Dean Kamen, the creater of the segway. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Just like every other gadget, light bulbs go flat If you've got a room in your house that never seems to get enough light, has CeeLite got the wallpaper for you. The company's Light Emitting Capacitor (LEC) panels are flexible, paper-thin light bulbs that you can hang on a wall, coming in sizes as large as 3 x 6 feet. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Open Source Sued - "Free" too much a competitive edge? Plaintiff Daniel Wallace had sued the open source giants, contending that they had conspired with the Free Software Foundation and others to offer their wares at an "unbeatable" price (read: free), thereby squeezing competing alternatives from enterprising software writers like Wallace out of the market. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


1500 Megapixel photo of Machu Picchu The same photographer who did a 720 megapixel photo of Sydney earlier this year has now done a 1500 megapixel photo of Machu Picchu. The level of details is amazing - you can zoom in so far you can see the expressions on peoples faces! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 p.m..


Run Run - Flash Game Time your jumps just right to clear the levels! Simplistic design, but hard to master! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 11:32 a.m..


No More Pirates of the Caribbean for Keira Knightley? On the set of Atonement Keira Knightley indicated that Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End would be her last turn as Elizabeth Swann. "I've been playing this girl since I was 17, I'm 21 now and I'm onto very different things, but it's fun to try to invest Elizabeth with some rebellious spirit." From digg on November 11, 2006 at 11:32 a.m..


Gary Sheffield Traded to Tigers The Yankees and Tigers have agreed on a Gary Sheffield trade. In return, the Yankees will acquire highly touted right-hander Humberto Sanchez and Class A pitchers Kevin Whelan and Anthony Claggett, according to a Tigers source. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Firefighter Served Dog Food Gets $2.7M in Settlement A firefighter will be paid $2.7 million to settle claims he suffered racial harassment and discrimination after fellow firemen served him spaghetti laced with dog food. A fire dept. investigation suggested the Oct. '04 incident was intended to be a prank to "humble" Pierce after a station volleyball game where he said, "...keep feeding the Big Dog" From digg on November 11, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


INCREDIBLE Time-Lapse Photography This person visited the Giza pyramids in Egypt and began to walk around them, taking a picture every ten steps. After 3 hours of walking, a total of 690 photos had been taken. The pictures were compressed into a short movie, almost like a flip book. The result is impressive. If you've never seen the pyramids in person, here's your chance! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Japanese Version of "Get a Mac" Ads from Apple Japan No John Hodgman and Justin Long, but two Japanese actors. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 10:32 a.m..


Why won’t Linux support mp3, DVD, and selected wifi cards out of the box? This question is asked again and again. Short answer — copyright/IP laws prevent shipping all the software and technologies/plug-ins with each Linux distro. Some distributions come with all these goodies but they are not free. So how do I get mp3s and other stuff working? The following shows you the work around in most distributions! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


Britain wide open to invasion by aliens Actual aliens this time, not an enlarged European Union... The British government is shockingly underprepared for an attack by extraterrestrials, an ex-MoD man has claimed. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


Thieves escape with nearly $1 Million in jewels Nearly $1 million in jewels allegedly were stolen from the truck of a car at a McDonald's in Carbon County, Pennsylvania on Wednesday. When Lee Marshall Goldberg went into the restaurant, the rear passenger window of his Mercury Sable LS was smashed and two suitcases containing between $750,000 and $900,000 in jewelry were taken. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


Alternatives to Windows Programs This article takes a look at some of the most popular software applications used in Microsoft Windows and compares them with some alternatives that get the same job done. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 7:32 a.m..


Creating "Dreamy" Portraits "...After reviewing the photos from a headshot shoot I did for a friend, I took a stab at playing with some of them. My photoshop skills aren't refined enough to aim for "improving reality" so I never really tried..." From digg on November 11, 2006 at 6:32 a.m..


Man puts kid in hospital over Gears Of War Title From digg on November 11, 2006 at 5:32 a.m..


PS3 Firmware v1.10 Released For US and Japan - allows 3rd Party Software! Sony have just released PS3 firmware version 1.10 for in both US and Japanese versions! Updates include video player bug fixes, a fix to the the PS3's networking options and PSP connectivity updates. Constantly updated with the latest news including the PS3 'Open Platform' website - Run "any desired third-party system software" on a PS3! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 5:32 a.m..


Interesting Story about How a Girl got out of Debt; it's not what you think I’d work my primary job from 7am-4:30pm, walk across the street to my second job and work from 5-midnight; offer to do the nightly cleaning and lock up later so that I wouldn’t finish until 2 in the morning or so. After that, I’d drive to the gym and sleep in my car until it opened. I’d go in and pretend to exercise for 5 minutes so I could shower From digg on November 11, 2006 at 4:32 a.m..


Reviewing the ReviewMe PayPerPost ReviewMe is a PayPerPost like service that pays bloggers to write about an advertiser’s product or service. However the reviews don't need to be positive and full disclosure is required. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 4:32 a.m..


Ever wanted to learn how to tricks with a pen around your finger? A great wiki filled with step by step guides , video clips and tips on how to do spinning pen tricks and combos... From digg on November 11, 2006 at 4:32 a.m..


An Extremely Important quote from the man behind Nazi Germany's 9/11. Hermann Goering under Hitler's orders carried out the false-flag operation of setting fire to the German parliment building, the "Reichstag". Hitler used this event to declare martial law and pass laws similar to the USA "patriot" act. (Some laws in our DSE & MCA he wouldn't actually pass, but just did). - - Very chilling insight from the past. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:47 a.m..


Pardon me, but you've put a commercial in my skip button Basically a TV show would air in real-time. But when the network syndicates that program on the web, BlackArrow steps in and changes out the commercials for ads that display even while you're fast-forwarding. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:47 a.m..


3 out of 5 Wii Controllers break in less than 4 hours... Recall, Anyone? For those of you tuning in to the "On The Spot" episode that aired today, 3 out of the 5 wii controllers quit working during the slightly longer than four hour episode. Will there be a recall, or will Nintendo leave the people who bought the controllers in the dust? The link is to the archive (the episode will be added later as 11/10/06) From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:32 a.m..


Jon Stewart Interviews Jerry Seinfeld The Daily Show's Jon Stewart interviews Jerry Seinfeld. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:32 a.m..


German neo-Nazis attack Jewish memorial BERLIN - German neo-Nazis, some shouting "Sieg Heil," rampaged in the eastern city of Frankfurt on Oder and destroyed wreaths placed to mark the anniversary of the 1938 Nazi pogrom against the Jews, police said on Friday. One eyewitness was quoted in a media report as saying he saw three of the neo-Nazis urinating on the memorial stone. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:32 a.m..


Borat interviewed by a jew - Madness! (3:24) Borat learns what a yarmulka is. Then gets scared by the Jewish comedian Matt Zaller. Then Borat and Azamat then plot to jump Matt?!?!?!? After the interview - a Pterdactyl poops on Borat's head then Snufulugus from Sesame Street comes by and eats it off...weird! Chinqui! From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:32 a.m..


Windows Vista RTM Leaked Windows Vista RTM Leaked, size: 2.49 GB From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:32 a.m..


PS3 Campers Removed From Burbank Best Buy Blue Shirt: There were twenty people. They had been here for four days.Us: Wow. Last time I heard, there were only three or four people in line.Yellow Shirt: Yeah, they had a rude awakening this morning. The employees told them to leave. Our manager. Our regional manager came over. They wouldn't leave. So they called the cops. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:32 a.m..


Apple Getting Creative On Album Pricing Word is iTunes customers may soon be able to buy an album and then get credit for any single tracks they have bought earlier. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 3:32 a.m..


uTorrent add-on for Firefox Ah, the marriage of two of my favorite programs, uTorrent and Firefox. Over at TorrentFreak they've got an add-on for Firefox that integrates the two, putting uTorrent's WebUI (which you must download separately) in Firefox's sidebar and reporting you download and upload speeds in the status bar. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 a.m..


GM to launch new plug-in hybrid General Motors Corp. will likely unveil a prototype plug-in hybrid at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 a.m..


Khamenei Calls US Election Results a Victory for Tehran TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday called U.S. President George W. Bush's defeat in congressional elections a victory for Iran. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 2:32 a.m..


Oscar-winning actor Jack Palance dies in California Palance died of natural causes at his home in Montecito, Calif., surrounded by family, said spokesman Dick Guttman. Palance was 85 according to Associated Press records. The family indicated he was 87. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


The case against 1080p The marginally visible difference might not be worth your extra $$$. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Gears of War as reviewed by DemoSquared! I've grown to enjoy his reviews. He nails this one right on the head. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


The Worst of Both Worlds? In the global-warming debate, there's a big gap between public rhetoric (which verges on hysteria) and public behavior (which indicates indifference). The danger of that is we'd end up with the worst of both worlds: a program that harms the economy without much cutting of greenhouse gases. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Borat Hits on Marth Stewart! FUNNY! Borat on Jay Leno Tonight Show Part 3 of 3 From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Man hides in a 12 years old girl's bed for 3 months after befriending the girl in Manchester (UK), he convinced her to let him cut a hole in her divan and live there; hiding whenever her mother came in and sneaking out during the day. (it's from the Sun, I know, but they had the best article out of the news services reporting) From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


How To Change An SNES Game-Save Battery One of those things we know will happen but we don't want to think about is the fact that our classic game cartridges that contain batteries for saving games will someday die. Retrogaming with Racketboy walks us through the process of changing these batteries so you can save future progress. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Abstract 'shoot 'em up' games for Linux Here's a link with a few free bee abstract shooters for Linux. Quite good to kill a few minutes without getting too involved. created by Kenta Cho and ported to Linux by Evil Mr Henry. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 1:32 a.m..


Revolutionary game industry texture algorithms in Roboblitz Sebastian DeGuy has used his wits to write up different algorithms that easily allow procedural textures to be used for in game 3D texturing jobs. He explains how Roboblitz was originally about 527MB in size, but after using this new texturing code that took up 3MB of space, they were able to trash the original 480MB of textures. Pretty impressive. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


Amazon To Sell Xbox for $100? "If you are thinking of buying an Xbox in the next few days, don’t. We’ve gotten information that Amazon may be putting the $300 Xbox bundle on sale for $100 in the next week or so as a promotional move for the holiday season. We don’t know if this will be limited to the xbox or will include other items, or exactly how many will be put on sale." From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


Dear Apple: It's not me, it's you And we're not the only ones. You're pushing too much juice through these poor connectors. It's a design flaw. Please stop it. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


Democrats Credit Limbaugh with Senate Win Missouri Democrats credit an unlikely source, conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, with Claire McCaskill's win on Tuesday. His attacks on Michael J Fox led to increased interest and money for the McCaskill campaign. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


PS3: Is History Repeating Itself? Is Sony poised to repeat its success with the PS2? From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


Joe Clark's looking for some micropatronage love Toronto accessibility guy and my 'esteemed colleague' launches a micropatronage drive. Use his hilarious banner ads, chip in a little something via paypal or just send good thoughts to help him out while he fundraises for an accessibility research project. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


Storm's Giant Eye On Saturn (Photos) The Cassini probe has discovered a new wonder on Saturn--a storm similar to a hurricane on Earth. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


Five Reasons why LOST sucks, Five Reasons why it Doesn't Dueling LOST geeks split hairs over the ups and downs of LOST. Isn't it on hiatus or something? From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


A pool filled with non-newtonian fluid (cornstarch + water) They filled a pool with a mix of cornstarch and water made on a concrete mixer truck. When stress is applied to the liquid it exhibits properties of a solid. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


The Polyphonic Spree Ditches Their Robes For Darker Look The Polyphonic Spree has ditched their white gowns for an all-black combat look. The Texan collective has derobed for a new image entitled The Fragile Army, after the title of their forthcoming album. From digg on November 11, 2006 at 12:32 a.m..


AJAX Tabs (with Biscuit) This will work in Rails too so do not be put off by PHP From digg on November 10, 2006 at 11:32 p.m..


Happy People Catch Fewer Colds People who are happy, lively, calm or exhibit other positive emotions are less likely to catch colds and report fewer symptoms of the illness when they are under the weather. From digg on November 10, 2006 at 11:32 p.m..


Beautiful Alizée performing J'en Ai Marre A beautiful French girl singing and dacing in this video From digg on November 10, 2006 at 11:32 p.m..


Console Camping for PS3/Wii: Post pics, maps, info, stay entertained. Console Camp is a new site with news and detailed info to help you pick the best camping spots for the Wii and PS3. Best of all, there is no need to signup and you can post to the site right from your own phone, while you're trying to keep warm waiting for that must-have console. From digg on November 10, 2006 at 11:32 p.m..


Wii In The House Mr. FedEx man just made me grin.He handed me a big white package from Nintendo and I just knew what was inside... I was right. -Excerpt from Kotaku From digg on November 10, 2006 at 11:32 p.m..


A Concrete Solution to Pollution With concerns over pollution reaching an all-time high, an Italian company has developed an interesting solution. It is TX Active: a concrete that breaks down pollutants in the air. In cities with pollution problems, both the company and outside experts estimate that covering 15% of visible surfaces with TX Active could abate pollution by 50%. From digg on November 10, 2006 at 11:32 p.m..


Valve pushes Half Life 2: Episode 2 into Summer of 2007 We've all been complaining about the sheer number of games and systems coming out before the holidays, and of course no one is going to have the time or the budget to hit them all. So...erm...I have some good news, and I have some bad news. From digg on November 10, 2006 at 11:32 p.m..


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