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Laughter May Be the Best Medicine, But Better With People

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This ABC News story says a research points to the healing power of a good giggle. A growing body of research supports the theory that laughter has a therapeutic value. A good gut-buster not only helps the spirit, it gets the blood pumping, just like jogging -- only it's a workout that even hospital patients can enjoy. Laugh on a regular basis, and you can even boost your immune system, according to some research.

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Angry Baby Photoshop/Doctored Photographs

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This MugenBR forum thread shows funny doctored photographs of an angry(?) baby.

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Microsoft tries to breathe life into older PCs with a new Windows product.

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ZDNet reports that Microsoft is developing a new version of Windows aimed at companies that want to better secure their older machines. It is code-named Eiger, the product is basically designed to turn older PCs into a thin client, which is a terminal that gets most of its information from a central server. Unlike traditional thin clients, though, a few programs can be run locally, including Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player and antivirus software.

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Tech Firms Owe Debt to 'Star Wars' Creator, George Lucas

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Yahoo! News report George Lucas spent millions to develop a complete digital editing system to populate his sequels with armies of X-wing fighters and Gungan warriors. Then, he virtually gave it away. This started after filming the first Star Wars movie with special effects.

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Men Are More Chattier Than Women

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The Register reports that women prefer to use text messages to keep in touch with friends, while men like to pick up their phones and make a call. New research from consumer group Mintel found that men are twice as likely as women to talk on their mobile phones. The researchers have classified people according to the type of use they make of their phones, Reuters reports, and say they have identified a new group: social texters, people who keep in touch with friends by text message. A whopping 39 per cent of women fall into this group, compared with 25 per cent of men...

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Firefox and Thunderbird Logos Histories

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This deviantART article says there are over 50 million Firefox downloads and still going strong. This Web browser can easily be recognized by their logo in a split second with its 'ol firey-fox wrapped around a planet (should be Earth!). The article asks readers about who actually sat down to create the wonderfully clean image that is Firefox's identity. Also, it points out Thunderbird's history.

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Grocery Store Wars -- A funny video spoof of Star Wars

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Compfused.com mentioned Grocery Store Wars (Flash required) -- Join the organic rebellion. It is a funny video spoof that combines grocery themes and Star Wars movies (original trilogy) together. The site lets you watch the streaming video online (Flash) or download (MOV and WMV).

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A video clip of a giant water balloon prank...

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Blue's News posted a funny video clip (direct link to download the 4.9 MB WMV file) of a giant balloon prank.

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A real-life Dukes of Hazzard (a short video clip).

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A friend, Ken99Si, e-mailed me a funny short video clip (WMV; 1.4 MB; 28 seconds) of a real-life Dukes of Hazzard from Lee Circles, New Orleans Louisiana, USA.

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Worth1000.com's Doctored Photographs: Mate a T.V. Show 4

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Worth1000.com's current image theme is to take any number of television/TV shows and mate them together.

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Ant's Top 4 Viral Videos & Ads for 5/11/2005.

Viral Videos & Ads posted a bunch of new television/TV commercials/spots/advertisements today. Four of them were worth noting:

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The Science of Star Wars

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This Forbes article asks if any exploits of Star Wars warriors, of a long time ago in a galaxy far far away, ever have actually happened? Are the fantastical sights--the speeding spaceships, the chattering robots, lightsabers in every imaginable color--even physically possible? The story analyzes lightsabers, hyperdrive, bionic limbs, holographic messages, and clones.

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CT Scans Show What King Tut Looked Like

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Yahoo! News, The Los Angeles Times (use BugMeNot for a free dummy account), and Wired News say first facial reconstructions of King Tutankhamun, based on CT scans of his mummy, produced images strikingly similar to the boy pharaoh's ancient portraits, with one model showing a baby-faced young man with chubby cheeks and his family's characteristic overbite. That model, a photo of which was released Tuesday, bears a strong resemblance to the gold mask of King Tut found in his tomb in 1922 by the British excavation led by Howard Carter. The beardless youth depicted in the model, created by a French team, has soft features, a sloping nose and a weak chin -- and the overbite, which archaeologists have long believed was a trait shared by other kings in Tut's 18th dynasty. His eyes are highlighted by thick eyeliner.

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Are people smarter and more creative lying down than standing up?

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According to this Discovery Channel article, people smarter and more creative lying down than standing up. A researcher Darren Lipnicki from the school of psychology at the Australian National University (ANU) believes this helps to explain Archimedes' eureka moment. He found that people solve anagrams more quickly when they are on their backs than on their feet.

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A funny video clip of Men in Coats show...

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Compfused shows a funny six minutes WMV video clip of Men in Coats, a comedy duo, doing funny stuff for the audience.

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Pulp Fiction movie meets hockey -- a funny video.

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Compfused.com posted a funny 2 minutes and 52 seconds WMV video clip that combines Pulp Fiction's Jules Winnfield, as a coach, and hockey. Be warned, he says bad words but the whole video clip is hilarious.

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"The Touch" Transformers Music Video

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Woah. I am having flashbacks from my childhood days with the original Transformers! I remember this music video after the television/TV movie. There are screen captures and a WMV file (23 MB and five minutes long). That 80s music was so cool. :)

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How Korea Became Internet Powerhouse

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The Korea Times answers the question on how did the number of Korean broadband subscribers explode from nothing in 1998. It was when the high-speed Internet was first introduced by Thrunet (English site) to the present 12 million. Many experts have pointed to the tech-savvy Korean people, a highly urbanized and dense population, an affordable fixed-rate price and full government support as keys to broadband’s success.

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Star Wars: The Lawn Fertilizer

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A co-worker shared this funny photograph of a fertilizer related to Star Wars.

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Ant's 3 Top Viral Videos & Ads Picks for 5/9/2005

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Viral Videos & Ads posted four new television commercials/spots/advertisements today. Only three were funny and worth noting.