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  • Boss sacked on 40th birthday holiday
    By on October 31, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Chippenham boss Steve Winter is sacked while on his surprise 40th birthday holiday after the team lose 9-0 in his absence.


  • ‘World of Warcraft’ Marks Fifth Birthday
    By on November 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    ‘World of Warcraft’, the massively multiplayer online game played by more than 12 million people, is five years old today.


  • Dad Kills 17-Year-Old Son Over Video Game At Birthday Party
    By on October 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    40-year-old Oselio Otero was heavily pounding the Bud Lights in Houston with family and friends, celebrating one of his kids’ birthdays. But as drunks tend to do, he decided this would be a good moment to raise hell over a missing video game.


  • Dad Builds 700 Pound Cannon for Son’s Birthday
    By on August 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Hugh Pickens writes “The Charleston Daily Mail reports that machinist Mike Daugherty built his son a working cannon for his birthday — not a model — a real working cannon. ‘It looks like something right out of the battle at Gettysburg,’ says Daugherty. The 700 pound cast iron and steel howitzer, designed to use comparatively small explosive charges to propel projectiles at relatively high trajectories with a steep angle of descent, has (more…)

  • Celebrate Your Next Birthday At the Microsoft Store
    By on July 25, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    theodp writes “Chuck E. Cheese, meet Bill H. Gates. A leaked PowerPoint posted at Gizmodo provides a glimpse of what Microsoft’s retail shops may look like, noting that you’ll even be able to pay to celebrate your birthday there. Some of the stores that were profiled for ideas were Nike, Nokia, Sony, Apple, and AT&T. Microsoft’s take on the Genius Bar is the Answers Bar (aka Guru Bar, Windows Bar).”

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