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PA Sues College That Gave Cat an MBA

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The Pennsylvania attorney general's office Monday sued an online university for allegedly selling bogus academic degrees — including an MBA awarded to a cat. Trinity Southern University in Texas, a cellular company and the two brothers who ran them are accused of misappropriating Internet addresses of the state Senate and more than 60 Pennsylvania businesses to sell fake degrees and prescription drugs by spam e-mail, according to the lawsuit.

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Gym Class (a short and cool homemade action flick)

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Gym Class is a 4 minutes action shooting flick (14.4 MB direct download). It starts out slow, but it gets cooler with the action gun fight scenes with fingers in a high school with Matrix moves. Nice blood splats too.

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Who's Your Baddie? A Smallville Trivia

Spaceman Spiff found a short poll related to one of my favorite TV shows, Smallville. I got 50% right and he got 70% right. :(

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"Mother of the Matrix" Victorious

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According to Globe Link's story for Monday, October 4th 2004, a six-year dispute involving Sophia Stewart, the Wachowski Brothers, Joel Silver and Warner Brothers ended. Stewart's allegations, involving copyright infringement and racketeering, were received and acknowledged by the Central District of California, Judge Margaret Morrow residing.

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New Command & Conquer: Red Alert Game

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Blue's News mention that there is another Command & Conquer: Red Alert game coming: "... we have a MAJOR announcement to make and we are making it exclusively to our long time C&C fans. This announcement is not going out to the press and it won't appear on the EA website or anywhere else online. We are very proud to announce that the team that brought you Command & Conquer Red Alert 2, Command & Conquer Yuri's Revenge, and Command & Conquer Generals has officially started work on our next project set in the Red Alert universe!"

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Movies' cheesiest movie lines/sayings...

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Survey: 'Titanic' earns cheesiest movie line is a CNN story. British baker Warburtons posed the question "What are your top three cheesiest moments in film?" to 2,000 U.K. moviegoers in celebration of the launch of their new cheese-flavored crumpets.

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Intel cans Pentium II

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The Register says Intel told its customers that it is to formally discontinue production of the Pentium II at 266, 333, 366 and 466MHz.

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A Brief History of Video Game Humor

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This GameSpot story pulled together some of the best examples of successful and unsuccessful attempts at humor over the years.

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Prairie Dogs Speak to Each Other With Their Own Language?

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Woah.. So apparently Prairie dogs have their own language! Stunning! Except, I've always been of the opinion rodents could talk.. =)

From the article: "Prairie dogs, those little pups popping in and out of holes on vacant lots and rural rangeland, are talking up a storm. They have different "words" for tall human in yellow shirt, short human in green shirt, coyote, deer, red-tailed hawk and many other creatures."

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Spyware on My Machine? So What?

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Wired News has an article about how not all web surfers think spyware is a problem. Some say the snoopy software is a fair trade-off for free applications, even with the intrusion into their computers and lives.

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Jeopardy! Whiz Becomes Encarta Spokesman

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CNET News.com and BetaNews stories say Microsoft tapped Jeopardy! king Ken Jennings, who recently finished his 75-game run on the show, to become the spokesman for its Encarta product line.

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Worth1000's Doctored Photographs: Cybergenics 6: Cyborg animals

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Worth1000's Cybergenics 6 theme is about cyborg animals -- part animal, part mechanical. There are 35 entries.

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Cool and Amusing Car and Motorcycle Stunts Video

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A forum thread, in Scootertechno.com, mentions a cool and amusing five minutes video clip with car and motorcycle stunts.

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I feel like Dilbert with password/security issues too...

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Dilbert says it well with Sunday's cartoon. I feel the same way when doing technical support for computer newbies/illiterates.

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Make your own 12 sided calendars!

UserFriendly's link of the day is on making a 12 sided calendar (pentagon dodecahedron or rhombic dodecahedron). It involves a Web browser, computer, printer, scissor, paper folding (e.g., Origami), and patience.

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Something Awful's Animal Anomalies 2

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The theme on Something Awful is on animals with weird stuff. Part 1 and Part 2.

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IBM to leave PC manufacturing business!

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First they sell off their Hard Drive business to Hitachi, apparently now IBM is leaving PC manufacturing too.. dammit.. Suddenly ThinkPads are collectors items!

also mentioned on Slashdot and all over Google News, too.

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World of Warcraft Easter Eggs

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This forum thread is about Easter Eggs in World of Warcraft game. It was an interesting read. I love this game!

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Far Cry Tech Demo

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Blue's News mentions a Far Cry Tech Demo/ATI & Crytek Tech Demo. I just watched it on my Athlon 64 3200+ system with 1 GB of RAM and an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro AIW (128 MB) video card. Wow. I had to disable FSAA to keep the FPS up at 1152x864 screen resolution.

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The magic that makes Google tick...

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ZDNet Australia's article talks about the specifications on how Google works. Some facts: