Gabrieltessin's Overclockers Club Forum thread shows a review on things you can and can't use as thermal interface material (TIM) in a pinch on your central processing unit (CPU)
Digg shares a funny Cracked.com article (disturbing, weird, gross, etc.) showing a list of its 100 top picks of "jumbled mash of nonsense spammers use to get around spam filters creates a kind of surreal poetry that some believe will one day be assembled as proof that the Internet has become sentient..."
/. shares two links for the relationships between programmers/developers and other subjects.
InfoWorld reports: "Microsoft (MS) requested on Tuesday some $20 billion in bailout funds from the federal government, claiming that as the company controlling an overwhelming share of the operating system (OS) market, it is too big to fail. The company said low adoption rates for Windows Vista, the ensuing advertisement/ad. campaign trying to convince people that they really do like Vista, and the increased need for development resources to rush Windows 7 to market to make people forget about Vista have necessitated the bailout..."
So You Think You Can Dance In the game of World of Warcraft (WoW), eh? Well, the game will introduce its "new Dance Battle system, coming to the game in an upcoming content patch. Combining elements of Arena competition with the dynamism and creativity of coordinated, player-controlled dance animations, Dance Battles offer a whole new kind of crew-versus-crew challenge." You can see screen shots and a trailer, and read details about it over here.
Also, European site reports an upcoming pimping mounts feature
/. shares a new Xbox 360 game titled Alphine Legend that is built upon the established titles of the music game genre. Alpine Legend takes you to the Swiss mountaintops, where you and your friends play up to three Alpenhorns at a time while a fourth yodels along. When you're done playing, you can disassemble the 8-foot horns for easy storage. "Jam with alpine legends like Franz 'The Manz' Lang and Johann Hornbostel. Shake the mountain tops with 100 classic Alphorn tracks including, 'Whose spit is in my horn?' and 'More goat bell (It needs).'"