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Ant's Top StupidVideos of the Week (5/14/2005)

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I haven't posted StupidVideos on here for a while even though I check it on every Saturday for new stuff. I found three good ones for the week (5/14/2005):

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Flying Snakes: How they did it.

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Wired News' Furthermore mentions a University of Chicago researcher finally figured out exactly how the limbless reptiles pull off their amazingly effective bird imitations. "Despite their lack of winglike appendages, flying snakes are skilled aerial locomotors," said biologist Jake Socha.

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Typo of the Day by GameSpy

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Look at this graphic and see the typo for Diablo games.

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The Parade of Unfortunate Star Wars Costumes and more!

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The Parade of Unfortunate Star Wars Costumes is a gallery of really bad Star Wars costumes. There are 42 different photographs in total. Some of them are outright funny or just scary. Be sure to read each photograph comment. Seen on Compfused.com.

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2 Funny Game Screen Shots for Friday, the 13th (2005)!

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Two funny game (DOOM 3 and Half-Life 2) screen shots to note today:

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The Worst Star Wars Flops

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TheForce.Net reports Forbes' story on the worst Star Wars flops in history.

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This is what happens when you have too many people on a truck.

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FiringSquad (direct link) has a funny photograph posted of a human overboard with an Isuzu truck(?).

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Talking loud and saying nothing.

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The Feature reports NASA is developing a subvocal speech system that could enable you to make a phone call while keeping your lips sealed. Psychics call "one talking to someone without opening his/her mouth" telepathy. NASA refers to it as subvocal speech.

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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.