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2 Ant's StupidVideos Picks of the Day (5/28/2005)

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StupidVideos has two new funny QuickTime video clips that I laughed at:

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Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith Movie Easter Eggs and Analysis

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TheForce.Net mentions a Star Wars article that lists Easter Eggs from the third movie, Revenge of the Sith. There were many cameos and hidden images.

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Star Wars Episode 0 and a New Sitcom TV Series?

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UserFriendly shows the future plans for Star Wars. [sighs]

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Dogbert's technical support on why your computer gets slower and more unreliable over time...

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This Dilbert cartoon shows Dogbert answering why computer gets slower and more unreliable over time...

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FoxTrot shows how to get women...

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FoxTrot has a funny story in its cartoon. It is about getting women by wearing something pink.

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Superhero Dayjobs 5: What superheroes do to bring home the bacon.

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Worth1000's current theme is taking any superhero of comic book and/or television/TV and movie fame and give them a day job. A day job can be defined as any job that earns money. There are 51 entries. A few of them are good.

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Survey ranks states with dumbest drivers...

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This CNN article reports says 1 in 10 licensed U.S. drivers don't know basic rules. In the East, 20 percent fail quiz. These datas were according to a study commissioned by GMAC Insurance, part of General Motors' finance subsidiary, GMAC. They were from written tests, similar to ones given to beginning drivers applying for licenses

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POOM! -- A Web Flash game.

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How long can you keep bouncing the ball without losing it? POOM! is the Web Flash game. After many attempts, my highest numbers of bounces and score were: 9 and 450. It's tricky!

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British Medical Experts Campaign for Long, Pointy Knife Control

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This New York Times article (no registration needed) says the authors of an editorial in the latest issue of the British Medical Journal have called for knife reform. The editorial, "Reducing knife crime: We need to ban the sale of long, pointed kitchen knives," notes that the knives are being used to stab people as well as roasts and the odd tin of Spam. They called for laws requiring knife manufacturers to redesign their wares with rounded, blunt tips.

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2 Two New Movie Trailers: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and War of the Worlds

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Ahhh, two new movie trailers (QuickTime format) that I enjoyed reading from my childhood days and just came out:

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Addicted to e-mail? You're not alone.

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CNET News.com reports American Online/AOL's survey that revealed, on average, people check their mail about five times a day, and a quarter of them cannot go without it for more than three days at a stretch. More than 4,000 people across 20 U.S. cities participated in the survey, carried out by AOL in partnership with Opinion Research.

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"French fries" protester regrets war jibe...

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Guardian Unlimited reports that Walter Jones, the Republican congressman for North Carolina and who led the campaign to change the name of french fries to "freedom fries", has turned against the war. He was also the brains behind french toast becoming freedom toast in Capitol Hill restaurants, told a local newspaper the United States/U.S. went to war "with no justification".

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Falling dominos and others in Half-Life 2...

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Blue's News posted a streaming video (direct link; 2.2 MB WMV) of falling dominos and other pieces in Half-Life 2 engine.

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Little U.S. interest in next-generation Internet according to a survey.

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This Computerworld article reports that Information Technology (IT) decision-makers, in U.S. businesses and government agencies, want better Internet security and easier network management. However, few see the next-generation Internet Protocol called IPv6 as helping them achieve their goals, according to a survey released Tuesday by Juniper Networks Inc.

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Helping Out...

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There are always misunderstandings in this crazy world. Compfused.com shows an example with this funny television commercial/spot/advertisement. Whoops.

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"I think there's a spy among us."

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This Broadband Reports' security forum thread has a funny photograph with three cats and a dog.

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Natural-Born Liars

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This Scientific American Mind article asks why do we, humans, lie and why are we so good at it. Because it works. Homo sapiens, who are best able to lie, have an edge over their counterparts in a relentless struggle for the reproductive success that drives the engine of evolution. As humans, we must fit into a close-knit social system to succeed, yet our primary aim is still to look out for ourselves above all others. Lying helps. And lying to ourselves--a talent built into our brains--helps us accept our fraudulent behavior.

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XP SP2 makes Windows 15 times safer...

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ZDNet News report that computers running Windows XP Service Pack/SP 2 are 15 times less likely than those running XP or XP SP1 to be infected by some of the most dangerous forms of malware, according to a Microsoft's anti-malware product team lead Jason Garms. On Tuesday, he said that this improvement had been revealed by an internal analysis of SP2's performance.

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Microsoft Offers Chances to Meet Bill Gates

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BetaNews reports Microsoft offering a chance to meet Bill Gates. Five customers that qualify as winners in a sweepstakes called "Start Something Amazing" will receive an award and a trip to Seattle to meet Bill Gates.