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Web site staff members (please remove AQFL to e-mail: Ant(Dude) (front end and 99% poster) and Mousey (administrator)). Use public Disqus for everyone to post and see moderated comments and feedbacks. And yes, Ant's English sucks (want to be the copy editor/proofreader?). Note that some non-AQFL links might have offensive/gross contents, annoying advertisements/ads. (use a blocker!), etc.

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"Back in my (dotcom) day..."

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UserFriendly posted its funny cartoon about the glory days of dotcoms before the bubble burst.

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Ever felt like this at work when stationery behaving badly? Funny Video

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StupidVideos posted a funny television commercial/spot/advertisement for Microsoft's OneNote product. You can download the official non-streaming Windows Media format from here as well.

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2 Amusing and Cute Images of the Day from deviantART

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Two cute and amusing images from deviantART today:

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Nero ported to Linux!

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Rage3D says the popular CD/DVD burner software in Windows, Nero, has been ported to Linux. It will be called NeroLINUX. It is free of charge if the user registers either: 1) A full version of Nero Software v6 or higher OR 2) retail version or downloaded version. However, there is no technical support for NeroLINUX.

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U.S. Navy will sink a 1060-foot long aircraft carrier as an experiment...

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PlanetCommand&Conquer and Defense Tech report that the United States Navy is going to sink the U.S.S. America, decommissioned since 1996, to find out what happens when the 1060-foot long carrier gets hit, hard.

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Batman: New Times = LEGO + Batman

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If you are a big fan of Batman series and/or LEGO, then you need to check out this 11 minutes and 58 seconds homemade Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) film (QuickTime; 76 MB) titled "Batman: New Times". You can watch it online or download it directly (M4V for Apple iPod owners or those with compatible players).

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Herrings/Fish That Fart.

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Blue's News posted a story about fish (herrings) that fart:

Dr. Batty, who works at the Dunstaffnage marine centre near Oban, and his colleagues were looking at whether herrings could detect sounds made by predators like whales and dolphins. Using infrared lighting with video cameras and underwater microphones, they monitored the herrings behaviour round the clock. "We heard these rasping noises, which sound like high pitched raspberries, only ever at night, whenever we saw tiny gas bubbles coming from the herrings' bottoms," said Dr Batty. "We also noticed that individual fish release more bubbles the more fish are in the tank with them. In other words, it seems that herring like to fart in company," commented Dr. Wilson.

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Comparison of Unwanted Software Installed by P2P Programs

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BeesTea's Broadband Reports security forum thread mentions an comparison article that investigates a further source of unwanted software: Add-ons bundled with peer-to-peer (P2P) filesharing programs.

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Jay Leno arrives late to the studio wearing Sponge Bob SquarePants pjamas, bunny slippers, and flanked by bodyguards...

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Yahoo! News has a funny screen capture of the start of 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' March 10, 2005 at the NBC studios in Burbank, California, talk show host Jay Leno arrived late to the studio wearing Sponge Bob SquarePants pyjamas, bunny slippers and flanked by bodyguards.

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Happy, sad, or both for this baby?

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Compfused.com posted a funny one-minute video clip of a baby that is laughing and crying. Heh!

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Diarrhea Dan -- A Web Flash Game

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Diarrhea Dan is an amusing Flash game: "No self-respecting computer gamer's collection is complete without popular toilet game, Diarrhea Dan. Don't own a copy? Well, now you can play it here thanks to new technology which allows the game to be loaded via your telephone line. Your Task: collect sheets of toilet paper for Dan by answering questions..."

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Computer Cases = Death Traps for Rodents!

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Compfused.com shows a good death trap for rodents like Mousey (remove AQFL to e-mail).

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McDonald's may outsource drive-throughs.

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I saw this morning on KTLA 5 Morning News. This was bound to happen since everything seems to be outsourcing. Even McDonald's is considering to outsource the drive-throughs according to this Yahoo! News story.

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New NVIDIA drivers for Windows and Linux

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NVIDIA released new drivers for Windows and Linux operating systems (OS'). You can get it/them from here.

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Federal Judge Dismisses Claims and Strikes Allegations in Marvel Lawsuit Against NCsoft

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PlayNC, Voodoo Extreme, and The Adrenaline Vault report that the federal judge dismisses claims and strikes allegations in Marvel lawsuit against NCsoft. Makers of City of Heroes online computer game score favorable decision; judge labels Marvel allegations as "false and sham" and throws out trademark claims.

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How tunes get stuck in your head...

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This BBC NEWS article says Scientists may have found what makes a tune catchy, after locating the brain area where a song's "hook" gets caught. A US team from Dartmouth College, reported in the journal Nature, played volunteers tunes with snippets cut out. They scanned for brain activity and found it centred in the auditory cortex -- which handles information from ears. When familiar tunes played, the cortex activity continued during the blanks - and the volunteers indeed said they still mentally "heard" the tunes.

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Welcome to World of Burgercraft.

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Welcome to World of Burgercraft is a funny parody based on a fast food restaurant, McDonald's, and a popular massive multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG), World of Warcraft.

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Kids' websites worst for adware and browser hijackers.

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Silicon.com reports says a new research/study found that websites, aimed at children, are the worst for leaving visitors with bits of code capable of tracking browsing habits and relaying sensitive information to third parties. Security firm, Symantec, used a PC with a fresh installation of Windows XP SP2 and spent one hour surfing well-known sports, kids, gaming, news, reseller, shopping and travel websites to monitor how many tracking bugs are picked up. Kids websites were among the worst with 359 pieces of adware and three browser hijackers, which can change browser settings and produce pop-up ads for pornography.

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Beware the Product Death Cycle

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This Strategy+Business article (use BugMeNot to use a dummy account to log in and read) says the quality wars were allegedly won in the 1980s. However, it asks why people are still overwhelmed by junk.

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Lock your clothes when you're on a fast moving boat.

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Viral Ads posted a few new funny TV commercials today. This one was funny.