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Video Game Pitch Meeting From 1979 (Funny)

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Digg shares a hilarious 4.25 minutes Cracked.com video showing the insane premises of classic video games

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Add a Friend: Real Friends > Frends on teh interwebs.

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VideoSift shares an one minute and 19 seconds YouTube video showing that advances in technology and communication have allowed for a huge boom of social networks, from Facebook to MySpace to any of the millions of blogs that populate the internet. But how social are these networks? While no one can deny the advantages they have supplied, there is always the danger of becoming lost in the myriad of groups and so-called "friendships." We should realize that we are part of a real world, with real relationships all around us, and if we don't log off every once in awhile, we won't be able to connect with it.

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Jed's top ten/10 worst game levels of all time.

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This PlanetJed feature is on Jed's top ten/10 list of what he deems the absolute worst examples of level design in the history of gaming. It is a list compiled from both games he remembers as a child and games

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Contour -- A Flash Ball Game

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Contour is a Flash game where you move the ball by making hills, going on paths, etc. into the ending goal.

Seen on Blue's News.

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Giant Pine Straw Mantis

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Dark Roasted Blend shares three photographs of a striking creature at a local science museum.

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World's Worst Intersections & Traffic Jams

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Dark Roasted Blend (also here) share a collection of photographs showing complexities of modern interchanges and intersections that can be daunting.

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Pierce Brosnan in The Spy Who Loved Me -- A Modified James Bond Movie Scene

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A two minutes and 20 seconds (excludes the the ending credits) YouTube video shows Pierce Brosnan starring in a classic James Bond movie, Spy Who Loved Me.

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Cyber viruses in 3D: Drawing a (Scary) Face On Malicious Software; Also, spam from 2006.

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BBC News and Washington Post share Alex Dragulescu (has bigger images and more)'s set of 3D/three dimensions images of electronic viruses (e.g., a Netsky e-mail worm that is still the most consistent threat to email traffic).

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TV Funhouse's Parody/Spoof: Are You Hot?

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VideoSift shares a funny two minutes and 43 seconds YouTube video showing TV Funhouse (not for kids and sensitive ones)'s spoof/parody of "Are You Hot" reality television/TV show

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Black pups face doggie discrimination -- Dark-coated pooches tend to linger in shelters the longest.

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MSNBC reports that big, black dogs are often the last to be adopted from animal shelters -- a phenomenon known in pet rescue circles as "black dog syndrome."

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This is where stars went to and came from...

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VideoSift shares a cute musical 2.5 minutes short animation titled "Starless Night" on YouTube.

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Donald Rust's Nature Illusions

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Fresh Pics has several Donald Rust's artworks showing illusions of people to wildlife to scenics.

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Superheroes Shouldn't...

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Dark Roasted Blend shares a GeekStudent.com blog showing comic superheroes

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A Comparison of AMD & NVIDIA's Linux Control Panels

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This five pages Phoronix article compares two Linux display control panels (AMD/ATI AMDCCCLE (AMD Catalyst Control Center Linux Edition) and nvidia-settings) with their utility features.

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Suddenly Last Supper: A Collection of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper Paintings Spoofs/Parodies

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Popped Culture has a collection of Leonardo da Vinci's famous 15th century depiction (The Last Supper) of Jesus announcing that one of his 12 disciples would betray him is so iconic that it has been co-opted by those wishing to give weight to their parodies, tributes and caricatures. Each image shows a theme (e.g., Star Wars) and a brief description.

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The Battlestar Galactica's Last Supper Version

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Neatorama shares Battlestar Galactica's version of the famous Leonardo's Last Supper painting. Just like in the original version, there are hidden clues

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Two Star Trek Enterprises (Kirk vs. Picard) Battle It Out

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This four minutes and 53 seconds YouTube video (also here for a lower quality) is a fan-made mashup

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Something Awful's Doctored Photographs: Animal Anomalies 6

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Something Awful shows a batch (six pages) of horrible, horrible abominations (animals).

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