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FLASH: BLOGGER ‘SQUEAMISH’ OVER SILENT HILL: HOMECOMING VIOLENCE

NEWS FLASH: CRUNCHGEAR BLOGGER NICHOLAS DELEON IS “SQUEAMISH WHEN IT COMES TO EXCESSIVE VIOLENCE.” THE REPORT COMES ON THE HEELS OF THE RELEASE OF SILENT HILL: HOMECOMING, A SURVIVAL HORROR VIDEO GAME. SAID VIOLENCE INCLUDES: ?the OFLC [the Australian ratings board] cited several high impact scenes in the game, mostly focusing on drilling into and severing body parts. One scene ...

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We’re Going To Google Like It’s 2001

Feeling nostalgic today? Take a trip back to 2001, when the economy was…well, pretty shitty. Dot-coms were folding left and right, TRL was huge and Google was gaining dominance. In honor of Google’s 10th birthday, our pals Larry and Sergey have launched a search page that uses the oldest available index the company has, which is from 2001. The old ...

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Facebook 2.0 For The iPhone

So yeah, while I’m addicted to Facebook, I don’t have an iPhone. But alas, I hear many good things about the just-released Facebook 2.0 application for the iPhone. From the above screenshot, it looks just like the web-based version. But why speculate? I turned to Boggle master/blogger Andrea Rosen to find out: VV: You just downloaded the app. First impressions? ...

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Lenovo’s First Shot At Netbooks

Computing isn’t always about raw power and trying to build the best gaming rig out there. Sometimes the simple bare necessities will suffice.� Lenovo�s first netbook, the IdeaPad S10-42312CU, comes with all the bare necessities you’ll ever need to surf the web. Featuring a 10.2-inch 1024�600 widescreen display, an Intel Atom N270 single core processor running at 1.6GHz, GMA 950 ...

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Home Depot Has A Plant

This plant is no ordinary house plant. It’s called Spore 1.1 and it’s a reflection of how Home Depot is faring in the current economy. It’s rigged so that if Home Depot’s stock falls, the plant isn’t watered and it dies. Should stock soar, the plant gets a healthy dose of water. Cruel? A bit, but we’re guessing that given ...

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Win Big: 12 Days of Bluetooth Technology

Everyone likes giveaways, unless of course that giveaway has to be won by submitting a picture of you posing as Alfred E. Neuman. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group is announcing the 12 hottest Bluetooth enabled products for the 2008 holiday season by launching a giveaway event on Bluetooth.com. These products were hand selected to highlight fun, gift worthy Bluetooth enabled ...

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Blackberry Storm Photos Leaked

While we’re not going to dive into the details of the much anticipated Blackberry Storm (Verizon’s iPhone rival), we definitely wanted to share these pics with you. For once, it appears Verizon will have an awesome phone to offer customers, a first for the company. With an touchscreen interface like the Storm’s, I think Apple has a serious competitor to ...

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Facebook Party Boy Is Doing Just Fine

When we last heard about Jimmy Lemke the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee senior was in deep trouble for trying to plan a block party on Facebook. More than 5,000 people signed up to attend Jimmy’s big bash last weekend and the huge guest list caused local cops and university officials to crack down on the party. Jimmy was told to cancel ...

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Art From Nikki Cook

Did you love our interview with Evan Dorkin? For a similar style in art (at least in my opinion), check out Nikki Cook’s work at her website. I hear she has a few graphic novels coming out. Might be worth investigating. Link

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Flamingo’s Flock Into A Flamingo

You might be wondering if this image is real. Well, it is. National Geographic photographer Robert B. Haas took this aerial shot of flamingos flocking together in the shape of a large flamingo. Unbelievable. Link [via]

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