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  • Bachmann: Schools Might Start Abortion Field Trips (w/VID)
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Michele Bachmann has decided that part of the health care bill that discusses school-based clinics (she calls them sex clinics) would lead to students being whisked away during school hours for abortions without parent consent. Totally plausible.

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  • Will This Piranha Plant Scare Away The Trick-or-Treaters?
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Here is an awesome sculpture that will definitely give the trick-or-treaters a fright this coming Halloween. The model clay is incredibly detailed and I believe we can all agree it is quite scary and even epic.

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  • Texas Tech football coach bans players from using Twitter
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Texas Tech players have been banned from having Twitter pages. Coach Mike Leach announced the move Monday after one of his linebackers noted the coach’s tardiness to a Sunday meeting. “Wondering why I’m still in this meeting room when the head coach can’t even be on time to his meeting,” linebacker Marlon Williams tweeted.

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  • Who gives a tweet about gaming? Uncharted 2’s stumble
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Twitter can be a powerful tool for building buzz and excitement around games, but Uncharted 2’s automated progress Tweets proved unpopular online, and the feature has since been removed. Ars explores the art of using Twitter for gaming good, instead of evil.

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  • Celtic fail to gain Rapid revenge
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    Celtic are unable to avenge a controversial defeat in 1984 as Rapid Vienna secure a 1-1 Europa League draw in Glasgow.

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  • Derbyshire release Hinds & Lawson
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    Derbyshire decide against renewing the contracts of Wavell Hinds and Mark Lawson.

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  • Woods became The First Billion-Dollar Athlete – Forbes
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    There is no recession for Tiger Woods. Our calculations show that the $10 million bonus Woods earned for the FedEx Cup title nudged him over the $1 billion mark in career earnings. Forbes has been tracking athlete earnings since before Tiger turned pro in 1996. Woods had earned a cumulative $895 million going into 2009 by the Forbes estimates.

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  • Obama and the K Street Set
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    There is something uniquely depressing about the fact that the National Portrait Gallery’s version of the Barack Obama “Hope” poster previously belonged to a pair of lobbyists. Depressing because Mr. Obama’s Washington was not supposed to be the lobbyists’ Washington, the place we learned to despise during the last administration.

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  • Google Wants to Map Indoors, Too
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Google maps are getting extended indoors next month with a new app called Micello that takes over where conventional navigators leave off — mapping your route inside of buildings, malls, convention centers and other points of interest. You don’t get a ‘you are here’ blinking dot yet — but they do promise to add one next year using WiFi triangulation. At the introduction next month, Micello will only work in (more…)

  • Official: Fernando Alonso Signs With Ferrari F1 For 3 Years
    By on September 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    In a deal that seems to have been years in the making, Ferrari has finally made an official announcement: Fernando Alonso will be driving for the Prancing Horse in 2010. Rumors of Alonso going to the team from Maranello started back during the Spaniard’s first stint with Renault, but circumstances with driver lineups didn’t allow for it.

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