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2 Video Clips of the Day: Cat Drum and a DDR juggling dancer.

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Two video clips of the day from Blue's News today that involves a cat that drums and a DDR kid as a juggler:

  1. Wow, this cat is really good in drumming with this toddler. See this short Google Video. Seen on VideoSift.
  2. Boing Boing has a downloadable video clip (WMV; 4.6 MB; almost 1.75 minutes long) of a high-speed Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) kid juggling three pins. Wow. There needs to be a contest of this!

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Tetris Shelves

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Need an unique style of bookshelves? Try Tetris Shelves --

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Sam Hughe's Guide on How to destroy the Earth

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UserFriendly posted a link to Sam Hughe's eudcational and humourous guide on how to destroy the Earth. Here's the long introduction:

Preamble: Destroying the Earth is harder than you may have been led to believe.

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It's Albert Einstein's world. We just live in it.

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This MSNBC story says Albert Einstein's theories buttress every facet of modern life. It's all Einstein's fault. Many of Einstein's other theories, which began pouring out in a burst of incandescent creativity 100 years ago, turned physics and our understanding of the natural world on their heads, giving scientists the tools to mold almost every observable aspect of life as we live it in 2005.

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Top 11 Firefox browser annoyances...

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A Mozilla Suite user, Fernando Cassia, posted his Inquirier article top ten (actually eleven) Firefox browser annoyances in no particular order:

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Qatar to Use Robots As Camel Riders

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According to this Yahoo! News story (with photographs), a robot -- dubbed Kamel -- rode a racing camel for 1.5 miles, reaching speeds of 25 miles per hour in a non-competitive trial run. By 2007, rulers of this energy-rich emirate say all camel racers will be mechanized. In Qatar, ruling sheiks have responded to calls for banning the use of boy jockeys by embracing robots as the best solution.

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Police in Arizona Seeks Monkey for SWAT Team.

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FiringSquad mentions a Yahoo! News story about the Mesa Police Department is looking to add some primal instinct to its SWAT team.

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"Google me!"

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This The Born Loser cartoon shows one way to tell others about their past.

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Bad Sex Life? Stop Snoring.

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This Sci-Tech Today article says the survey, conducted by the British Snoring and Sleep Apnea Association to launch National Stop Snoring Week, found 81 percent of the partners of snorers said they do not sleep enough, with half of those saying they wake up feeling tired. Nearly 70 percent of snoring couples consequently end up sleeping in separate rooms.

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World of Warcraft v1.4.0 Upgrade/Patch is out.

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Unexpectedly, World of Warcraft v1.4.0 patch (36 MB from the last version (1.3.1?)) is out. The patch notes can be read here.

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Something Awful's Doctored Images: Let's Japanize!

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Something Awful's current theme of doctored images is "Let's Japanize!". Take something, and make it look like Japan got their magical l

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It's not easy living on Dork Street.

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This CNN story is both sad and amusing about the difficulties in living on Dork Street due to jokes.

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Edible User Interfaces (UIs)

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Engadget reports a story about "Edible UIs" on We Make Money Not Art Web site. Dan Maynes-Aminzade developed two Edible User Interfaces: the BeanCounter and the TasteScreen. The BeanCounter uses jellybean dispensation to track memory usage of computer processes -- taste the rainbow of your fruity memory hogs. The TasteScreen literally drips small quantities of flavoring from a USB device mounted atop an LCD monitor. The flavored chemicals drop down and coat the monitor with a thin liquid residue that dispenses flavor when touched with one's tongue...

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Verizon's DSL gets naked (well sort of)!

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According to Broadband Reports' news story, Verizon today announced they are now offering "naked DSL" service (DSL without mandatory local service) in the Northeast. CBS/Marketwatch indicates Northeast customers (ex-NYNEX and Bell Atlantic) can cut or switch their local service with no penalty, starting today.

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Shootin' Starz -- A Flash Game

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Shootin' Starz is a Flash game that requires you to use three keys to shoot flying stars through three different stars.

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Flying Cars Ready To Take Off

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CBS News has an article, images, and a free streaming video clip of Elwood (Woody) Norris' invention of a working flying machine, AirScooter. He asked one of his test pilots to demonstrate it for 60 Minutes on a hilltop outside San Diego, California. It can fly for 2 hours at 55 mph, and go up to 10,000 feet above sea level.

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Risk-taking boys do not get the girls.

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This New Scientist article says young men will try almost anything to be noticed by the opposite sex. But a study of attitudes to risk suggests that the only people impressed by their stunts are other men. Futile risk-taking might seem to have little going for it in Darwinian terms. So why were our rash ancestors not replaced by more cautious contemporaries?

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"Bear vs. Penguin" -- A funny computer generated animation.

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StupidVideos has a funny short computer generation animation titled "Bear vs. Penguin". It shows a penguin that keeps the bear from taking a picture.

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Mongrel Calls Montana's 5,000-acre Contaminated Berkeley Pit Home for 16 Years

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In Wired News' Furthermore, Jenny McKeel says "Life doesn't exactly fructify on Montana's 5,000-acre contaminated Berkeley Pit federal Superfund site -- or on the nearby mining area. Hardly any plant life can survive on the acidic crust that pervades the area, and the water is lethal. But that hasn't stopped a mysterious mongrel the miners call "The Auditor" from thriving in the wasteland for more than 15 years. "It's unbelievable how it could live in a place that's supposed to be so toxic," said local veterinarian Ed Peretti. "He's one tough dog." The dreadlocked Auditor, who got his name by always showing up "when you least expected it," survives on handouts from the miners, and sometimes sleeps in a shanty doghouse built for him. "God only knows what he does all day," said one miner. Quipped another, "He's kind of like our mascot, huh."