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How to make a Half-Life head crab...

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Pacifist, from a PvP Forum thread, mentions a Steam forum thread on how to make a head crab from Half-Life games.

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Broadband Reports users' tips on purchasing online...

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Purchasing Online discussion, in Broadband Reports' security forum, has good tips on how to shop online securely and avoiding being tricked.

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Kazaa v3.0 still has bad stuff!

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CyberRay reports that Kazaa v3.0 still has spyware even though it says it doesn't. You can read more about this in Broadband Reports' security forum thread.

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Parking: Battle of the Sexes (Online Flash Game)

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UserFriendly posted a funny online Flash game called Parking: Battle of the Sexes to see which gender makes a better driver. Male or female? You only need about five minutes to play this game.

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Worth1000: Animal Renaissance 4 -- Doctored classic paintings with a little something wild

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Worth1000's theme is on Animal Renaissance 4 that has classic paintings with a little something wild. There are 83 entries with a hybrid of sorts, between our Modern Renaissance contests (where we put modern celebrities into classic art) and our Animal Dressup contests (where we put animals in clothes, just like your little sister does).

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Pixar's Cars and Disney's Chicken Little movies delayed...

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The Internet Movie Database reports Disney and Pixar announced Tuesday that they were pushing back the release of their next computer-animated film from November 2005 to June 2006.

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Left-handers win in hand-to-hand combat

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New Scientist's article reports that left-handed people may be better equipped for close range mortal combat than those who rely on their right hands, according to researchers.

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Sophos declares Netsky-P worst virus of 2004

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Netsky-P tops the list of the worst virus outbreaks in 2004--a year marked with nearly a 52 percent increase in new viruses, according to a report released Wednesday by security software maker Sophos.

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2005: The year of the security professional

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An effort to get more well qualified bums on techie seats... Despite the comparative good health of the security industry through the tech downturn and its 'sexier' image than other areas of IT, 2005 has been declared the year of the IT security professional in an attempt to attract more talent into the sector.

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Parents Go on Strike, Move to Front Yard

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Parents Go on Strike, Move to Front Yard is a story about parents begging and pleading with their 17-year-old son and 12-year-old daughter to help out around the house.

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Dude, do you say "dude" a lot?

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A composite photo depicts Viktor Yushchenko (5 months)

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Yahoo! News shows a composite photo depicts Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine's opposition leader and top presidential candidate, before (July 4, 2004) and after (December 8, 2004) his mysterious illness.

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Dude -- professor studies 'dude'

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This CNN story is an amusing and interesting read about a professor who studies 'dude'. Scott Kiesling is a linguist from the University of Pittsburgh has published a scholarly paper deconstructing and deciphering the word "dude," contending it is much more than a catchall for lazy, inarticulate surfers, skaters, slackers and teenagers.

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Studies: Lost sleep equals gained weight

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CNN reports a study that losing sleep can increase hormones linked with eating behavior. People who put on a few extra pounds may be able to blame a lack of sleep for the added weight, according to two separate studies published Monday.

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Your secret Christmas name/Santa's helper name...

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BBC (UK) has a name selector for everyone. Just fill out the simple forms.

Mine was: Gorgeous Sprout [sighs]

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Away Message Becomes Online Art Form

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Blue's News posted a Yahoo! News story on people's creativity with their away messages in instant messaging clients.

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Second Career for Old Assembly-line Robots: Art

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This Wired News story talks about assembly-line robots that can do more than just build cars. An European art group claims they can draw, dance, and even DJ a party.

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Products placed perfectly on NBC shopping site?

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"Paid placement of brand name items in TV shows and movies is nothing new, but NBC Universal is taking the practice to a new level by selling clothes, furniture and other goods appearing in its shows

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Adware cannibals feast on each other...

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Adware cannibals feast on each other is a story by CNET's News.com which was amusing to read:

"Companies that use free software downloads to target Web surfers with annoying ads are turning on each other to keep customers--and the cash they generate--for themselves.

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Java stir puts Sun in a spot -- messed up Firefox users...

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From CNET News.com's news story:

"A flaw in Sun Microsystems' Java software has highlighted the difficulty the company faces as flocks of tech novices start to turn to it for support... Sun disclosed a serious security flaw in its Java virtual machine (JVM) software last month. The rare problem, which affects Sun's plug-in for running Java on a variety of Web browsers and operating systems, could allow a virus to spread through PCs running both Microsoft Windows and Linux...