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Four/4 Site Seeing Links From the Temporary Domain Change Downtime

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If you can read this post, then that means the domain change was a successful. Let's get to the quality site links you missed:

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All Your History -- All Your History Are Belong To Us (Game Development History).

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YouTube has a video collection titled "All Your History" -- "All Your History Are Belong To Us (Game Development History) -- Uncover the dirt behind your favorite video game franchises ..."

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Fortune FAIL and Disk Operating System (DOS)/Command Line Prompt

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Fail Blog shares a funny photograph/photo. showing a Fortune cookie paper related to an old popular disk operating system (DOS) and command line

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TASVideos -- A community dedicated to creating and publishing Tool-Assisted Speedrun (TAS) videos ...

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/. shares TASVideos -- "A community dedicated to creating and publishing Tool-Assisted Speedrun (TAS) videos -- emulator (and other tool) assisted run-throughs that resemble superhuman-like playing sessions -- of classic and modern video games."

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Dressing for success now includes the gadgets you carry and the gadget accessories that adorn them ...

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This Retrevo blog says "Clothes may make the man (or woman) but dressing for success now includes the gadgets you carry and the gadget accessories that adorn them. That includes cell phone cases, laptop bags, headsets and all the other colorful and stylish electronic paraphernalia people can’t live without. Have you ever wondered whether your gadgets influence what other people think of you? A recent Retrevo Gadgetology study asked consumers whether they notice other people's gadgets and how someone's gadgets affect their opinions of them. It turns out, most noticeably among under 35 year olds, that people's gadgets are being checked out everywhere they go and people’s perceptions are, in fact, influenced by them.

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Will IBM's computer, Watson, win on Jeopardy? Poll ends on 2/16/2011.

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Yes.
57% (4 votes)
No.
29% (2 votes)
Who is/What is Watson?
14% (1 vote)
"What is Jepoardy?"
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 7
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Oregon Trail: How three Minnesotans forged its path.

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City Pages has a five pages/one print page (will prompt), with a visual history, titled "Oregon Trail: How three Minnesotans forged its path" that show how this educational/edutainment game was one of the most popular educational games of all time...

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Windows Guy Tries Unix

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In the proper *chan tradition of image macros like Courage Dog, and Advice dog... Windows Guy tries Unix!

It's funny because it's true.

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Horror Apple

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Epic Win FTW shares an amusing movie shot/poster

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Duke Nukem: Forever trailer and a release date!

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VideoSift and Kotaku share a two minutes and 33 seconds YouTube video of Duke Nukem Forever (DNF) trailer and an announcement that the game will finally be released on May 5/6th, 2011.

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Conan O'Brien/Coco: Online College Bowl 1

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Coco/Conan O'Brien recently showed a funny one minute and 32 seconds video titled "Online College Bowl 1" as a spoof/parody of yearly college football bowls -- "Geeks/Nerds, across the country, get pumped for this time of year - it's the 2011 Online College Bowl!"

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Ten/10 Western Games and Trends That Never Caught on in Japan

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This three pages Dorkly article tells the "ten/10 western games and trends that never caught on in Japan" -- "In the olden days of gaming, everything worthwhile came out of Japan, as did all of the console manufacturers.

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An old xkcd comic strip: Flash games versus/vs. the most powerful game systems.

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Your overlord agrees with this old xkcd comic strip on web browsers' Flash games versus/vs. the most powerful game systems these days. Your overlord wasted a lot of hours today with them and was supposed to be doing other productive things.

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I Am An Insane Rogue AI/Artificial Intelligence -- A Flash Game.

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Blue's News shares an addicting Flash game titled "I Am An Insane Rouge AI/Artificial Intelligence" on Free Web Arcade and Kongregate (official web site and has the newest/latest version with fixes/changes and new minor features) -- "Play as an evil, insane Rogue Artificial Intelligence/AI! Infiltrate facilities and hack Mainframes to take over the entire world. Choose between violent and pacifist approaches, and pick any combination of 25 powerful upgrades!"

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2000 Versus/Vs. 2010: How the world has changed.

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Blue's News and Laughing Squid share an io9 infographic showing "how the world has changed" between years 2000 and 2010 -- "It's hard to believe how much the world has transformed in the past decade -- but our handy infographic tells the whole story...

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Once upon a time... vintage technologies: Cute French-speaking kids try to make sense of technology from the 1980s/80s.

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Boing Boing shares a three minutes and 25 seconds YouTube video showing children/kids from a school in Québec, Canada, in front of 1980s/80s and 1990s/90s generation technologies. They have to find what are those objects used for.

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The progress bar illusion.

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VideoSift shares a 49 seconds New Scientist video showing a "progress bar illusion. Visual illusions can make download status bars look faster than they really are."

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A history of computing flamewars--in handy graph form!

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Blue's News share an Arstechnica article on "a history of computing flamewars—in handy graph form!"

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Which smartphone do you have or prefer to buy?

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Seven/7 Most Catastrophic World of Warcraft/WoW Moments

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Blue's News share a seven pages Wired article (one page), with embedded videos, showing the "seven/7 most catastrophic World of Warcraft (WoW) moments" -- "... some truly unplanned cataclysms have rocked World of Warcraft in the game's six-year history.

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