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  • Slim Pickings: The story of the fabled PS3 Slim (so far)
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    Judging by the hundreds of reader-submitted tips we’ve received in August pointing to “totally conclusive evidence” of the existence of a slimmer, sexier version of Sony’s home console, we think it’s safe to say that PS3 Slim pontification has reached a fever pitch.

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  • 10 Surprising Cars that Celebrities Actually Drive
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    #6 – Jeremy Piven: 1977 Ford Bronco — Who knew Ari Gold rocks a Jeep in real life? The classic truck has been restored to its former glory with a few extra tweaks, including larger wheels and tires.

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  • Man jailed for yawning freed after 3 weeks
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    An Illinois judge has freed a man who had been in jail for three weeks after letting loose a loud yawn during a sentencing hearing. Thirty-three-year-old Clifton Williams of Richton Park was found in contempt of court and jailed on July 23 after yawning in Will County Judge Daniel Rozak’s court.

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  • I ordered blood scam – Richards
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    Former Harlequins director of rugby Dean Richards admits to his role in the fake blood incident which led to his three-year ban.

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  • Prototype Motherboard Clusters Self-Coordinating Modules
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    An anonymous reader writes “A group of hardware hackers has created a motherboard prototype that uses separate modules, each of which has its own processor, memory and storage. Each square cell in this design serves as a mini-motherboard and network node; the cells can allocate power and decide to accept or reject incoming transmissions and programs independently. Together, they form a networked cluster with significantly greater power than the individual (more…)

  • Source: Brett Favre will sign with Minnesota Vikings Today
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    A source said quarterback Brett Favre, pending a physical, will sign a contract with the Minnesota Vikings for between $10 million to $12 million, according to ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.

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  • Flickr Yanks Image of Obama as Joker
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    An anonymous reader writes “An interesting article yesterday about the unmasking of the recent creator of the controversial and iconic Obama/Joker image that has been popping up around Los Angeles with the word Socialism under it. The Los Angeles Times has identified the images’ creator as Firas Alkhateeb. Even more interesting though is the fact that after getting over 20,000 hits on the image at Flickr, Flickr removed the image from Alkateeb’s photostream, (more…)