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Plumber Injection Attack In Bowser's Castle

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/. shares a funny Ksplice blog of "Security Advisory: Plumber Injection Attack in Bowser's Castle" -- "Multiple versions of Bowser's Castle are vulnerable to a plumber injection attack.

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Chain of Fools: Upgrading Through Every Version of Windows

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VideoSift shares a nine minutes and 49 seconds YouTube video showing "an experiment to see the effects of installing every major upgrade version of Windows, in order, on the same machine."

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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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Two videos of old computer parts making music.

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Two geeky music videos made from old computer parts:

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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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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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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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Windows Oddities: 25 Years of Microsoftian Weirdness

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Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a fourteen pages/slides Technologizer article showing "Windows Oddities: 25 Years of Microsoftian Weirdness -- Contrary to popular belief, Windows is far from boring. Dig below the surface, and you'll discover a stranger side to the world's most popular operating system. It's filled with twisted homages, forgotten platforms, and dead ends. In a word, it's full of oddities.

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Web Designers Versus/Vs. Web Developers.

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Blue's News share an amusing infographic on Trey Connell whowing the differences between current web designers and web developers.

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Damn You, Auto Correct!

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Neatorama shares "Damn You, Autocorrect!" (has cussings and not safe for work (NSFW)) -- "If you have an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, you know how annoying the Auto Correct feature can be. It changes words without rhyme or reason, and if you're chatting with someone and hit 'send' too quickly, it can really make you look like an idiot.

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Binary of Babel -- An AMD 64-bit Linux demonstration/demo. by Segfault Garden.

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Pouet mentions a shares a three minutes and 24 seconds AMD 64-bit Linux demonstration/demo. titled "Binary of Babel" by Segfault Garden -- "This is a classical-style demo that uses over 20 different programming languges to create the effects...

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The Demoscene Documentary

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Blue's News shares The Scene Documentary's six parts YouTube video playlist (has some nudity artworks) showing its "Demoscene Documentary" in its entirety.

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The History of Activision

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This five pages IGN article talks about "The History of Activision" -- "As both a business pioneer and a creative powerhouse, Activision has left an indelible impact on gamers everywhere. From its humble beginnings as the original third-party console developer to their present day incarnation as the industry's leading publisher, Activision didn't just innovate great games over the years, it evolved the way they're produced, marketed, and sold. Without them, the industry could be a very different place..."

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