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  • The Mysteries of Dead Space Exposed
    By on February 28, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    EA’s survival horror franchise didn’t succeed on the strength of its action alone: what made it such an intriguing series was the rich fiction surrounding the game’s universe. But the games left a lot of unanswered questions on the table, and the only way to get answers is to read the novels, watch the animated movie, and delve into community Wikis. Luckily, we’ve done the heavy lifting for you, so follow along with us as we shed some light into the (more…)

  • Ancelotti denies losing control at Chelsea
    By on February 28, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti says there is not a disciplinary problem at the club after Ashley Cole accidentally shot a work placement student.

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  • New MacBook Pro Teardown Reveals ‘Shoddy Assembly’
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    CWmike writes “Apple’s new MacBook Pro shows some build-quality problems that shouldn’t be seen in a notebook that costs $1,800, a teardown expert said on Monday. iFixit.com found several signs of substandard assembly while disassembling a 15-in. MacBook Pro. Among them: A stripped screw near the subwoofer enclosure and an unlocked ZIF (zero insertion force) socket for the IR (infrared) sensor. ‘[These] should not be things found inside a completely (more…)

  • What’s Trending in My News, Who Dugg Your Stories and More
    By on February 28, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Another couple of weeks, and another wave of updates to Digg! This time we have taught My News how to recognize trends, made it easier to see who has Dugg a story, launched a module showing the previous day’s top comments, revamped the Find People page, and brought everyone over to the new design.

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  • High school athlete refuses to wrestle female opponent
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    A high school wrestler in wrestling-crazy Iowa forfeited a tournament match after refusing to grapple with a female opponent. Herkelman (20-13), a freshman, and Ottumwa, Iowa sophomore Megan Black (25-13) are the first two girls ever to qualify for the state individual tournament, which goes back to 1926.

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  • US Justice Department Dug Up Reporter’s Phone, Bank Records
    By on February 28, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    tripleevenfall writes “A court filing provides new details about the extraordinary measures Justice Department prosecutors are using to identify government leakers. Prosecutors obtained a suspect’s telephone, credit and bank records. Lucy Dalglish, of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press said, ‘This tells us the Obama administration will do almost anything to figure out who is leaking government information.'”

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  • Carmelo Anthony Brings Buzz Back To Madison Square Garden, Ticket Price Tripple
    By on February 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The New York Knicks are relevant once again. With the acquisition of superstar small forward Carmelo Anthony; The Mecca can take back its rightful place on top of the basketball world. The 90’s were a great time for basketball in New York, Patrick Ewing was running the show and his band of brothers had his back every step of the wa

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  • Dragons beat Wigan in World Challenge
    By on February 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Australian champions St George Illawarra Dragons hold on to win the World Club Challenge for the first time with a comeback victory over Wigan.

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  • Mass Effect 2: Shepard’s Eleven [PIC]
    By on February 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Artist pen-gwyn has created a rather impressive Oceans Eleven spoof movie poster set in the Mass Effect universe.

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  • Fake Koch Running for Congress?
    By on February 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Perhaps it is serendipitous that the two big political blogging moments of the month should involve the same congressional district. Two weeks after Gawker published a shirtless Craigslist photo of Congressman Chris Lee and solicitous e-mails he sent, leading him to resign, Ian Murphy, one of his erstwhile constituents, prank-called Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin, and now has his eye on Lee’s vacant seat.

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