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Best fed male crickets have shorter lives than their malnourished, quieter counterparts.

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This Yahoo! News story say researchers/scientists, in Australia, concluded that the best-fed male cr

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Technology and Happiness

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Technology and Happiness says by most standard Americans are better off now than they were in the middle of the last century. If you ask Americans how happy they are, you find that they're no happier than they were in 1946 (which is when formal surveys of happiness started).

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Gift Cards Alter Holiday Shopping Season

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This Yahoo! News story says the increasing popularity of gift cards is shifting an ever-larger percentage of holiday sales past Christmas into January and even later--and that's both good and bad news for merchants.

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2 Credit Card Stories: Who checks the credit card receipt/transaction signatures? & People will sign anything!

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The Credit Card Prank is a test to see if anyone would notice the fake signatures/drawings/scribbles on the credit card receipts/transactions? It was funny to read and see the scanned images (love those drawings and unreadable scribbles).

People Will Sign Anything shows a funny Halloween receipt. Haha!

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World of Warcraft v1.2.0's unofficial undocumented patch notes...

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In Zero One's PvP Forums thread, there is link to the official undocumented patch notes for yesterday's World of Warcraft's v1.2.0 patch release.

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New episodes of Lost will resume on 1/5/2005 with Alias

As a follow-up with an older story, it looks like ABC changed its mind to delay in airing the new episodes of Lost for February 2005.

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Which soda beverage type(s) do you drink?

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Diet vs. Regular Soda: Diet Soda Could Soon Outsell Regular

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Firing Squad mentioned a Yahoo! News story says the carbonated beverage battleground is diet vs. regular these days. It is looking increasingly as though the lightweight could flatten its full-calorie cousin. The cola wars are no longer about Coke/Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi?

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WYTWMORNIA A'YOY: A Funny Video on "How Men Fight".

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Fngsaiyuk sent me a funny foreign video clip link (WMV; 1.8 MB; 2 minutes and 16 seconds) on how men fight when their girlfriends/wives are picked on. This clip reminds me of The Three Stooges.

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Star Wars: Battlefront Level Editor Released

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Voodoo Extreme reports that FilePlanet posted an official level editor for Star Wars: Battlefront game. It is about 411 MB! I can't wait to see some custom levels! I'm not sure if this is only for PC port.

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Roof Licking?

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NONAGS posted a funny image:
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Ew!

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Squirrels Steal Christmas Lights...

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KaT shared an amusing story (another one, but with two video clips) titled "Christmas Goes Nuts in Cincinnati". The tree-dwelling rodents, which aren't part of the zoo's official animal population, steal Christmas light bulbs, reports WLWT-TV. Apparently, the squirrels think the bulbs are nuts and unscrew them from the displays for the zoo's famed Festival of Lights.

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Funny Game Box Art: Battlefield Christmas

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For Battlefield game players, Battlefield Christmas. Do I need to say more? :)

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A gingerbread motherboard with CPU and other parts, gingerbread laptop, & a geek-mas tree.

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Blue's News posted a photograph of a gingerbread motherboard with CPU and other parts with details in licorice and chocolates. Also, see the gingerbread Laptop and geek-mas tree.

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Something Awful's Doctored Photographs: Least Qualified Authors

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Something Awful has a theme on "Least Qualified Authors" -- "Book writing sure seems to be like 'the thing to do' right now. I mean look at Jose Canseco. He's coming out with a tome that's going to blow the MLB wide open. Forget about the fact he's managed to piss away $47 million or so. I mean, that wouldn't make me want to put a book out in the vain hopes of reclaiming some time in that warm, warm spotlight. Heavens no."

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View the golden eagle's perspectives in flights...

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User Friendly's link of the day is on Discovery's Animal Planet Bird Technology (Flash required). Soar the virtual skies with Tilly, the golden eagle, and find out how minature cameras/mini-cams help scientists unlock the secrets of animal flights. There are cool video clips to watch.

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102" Plasma Display Panel (PDP)

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Shacknews reported a story on Samsung SDI's world's largest high definition plasma display panel (PDP) at 102 inches, setting a new world record in the field.