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Google’s Chrome Comics Get Spoofed

The Internet is a funny place. When a company as powerful as Google has a premature announcement of its latest web browser due to a leaked comic it made describing the process that Google engineers undergo during production, you know internet-dwellers are going to take advantage. Users at YayHooray went to town on some of these strips, bringing hilarity you’d ...

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Collection Of Ejection Seat Test Videos

Oobject has posted 10 videos of ejection seat tests that show the safety measures involved in testing a fighter jet ejection seat in action. If you thought crash testing cars was extreme, check out some of these videos of pilots risking their lives in the name of safety testing. No crash test dummies here, folks. Only live flesh and bone ...

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Rumor: iTunes 8 Visualizer Is Magnetosphere

We already told you most of the skinny on iTunes 8 thanks to a leak that Kevin Rose posted. Now TUAW is claiming that the “stunning new music visualizer” we’re supposed to see is none other than Magnetosphere. Magnetosphere is hands down the best iTunes visualizer I’ve ever used, which is why I hang onto a DMG file of an ...

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Microsoft’s First Seinfeld Ad Is An Epic Fail

When $300 million dollars is spent on advertisements involving Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates shopping for shoes, it makes me think, “What’s this got to do with Microsoft?” Well, Microsoft wants you to know that it’s more hip than Apple. The two things that make Jerry Seinfeld cool in this video: 1. He’s eating a churro. 2. He showers in ...

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Spore: Cracked and Leaked Edition

So looks like we’ve all got a nice gift from Santa this year in the form of Spore, the much awaited game from Will Wright. Sure, it’s due out on Monday, September 7th but who wants to wait the entire weekend? Hop on your favorite Bit Torrent site like I did and grab a copy. RELOADED is the only scene ...

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Watch NFL Games For Free

Unlike the MLB or NHL, the NFL understands the importance of a perfectly good game of sports playing on the Internet. Without cable or satellite, you’re going to be missing a lot of games or making plenty of trips to your local sports bar. But now, thanks to the webs, you can sit at home in your underwear with a ...

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Xbox 360: Now Cheaper and Still Plenty of Fun

What’s this? The price drop for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is official and not exclusive to just the Arcade version of the Xbox 360? Xbox 360 Arcade will now retail for a price of $199.99, the standard 360 console for $299.99 and the Elite for $399.99. This gives the 360 the “cheapest system” title, taking the place of the $249.99 Nintendo ...

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Movie Set or Art?

As part of Liverpool’s Capital of Culture celebrations, the French company La Machine created this 50 foot monstrosity and called it art, when in actuality it is a movie prop from Eight Legged Freaks that none of the cast wanted to take home. The installation cost 1.8million to bring to Liverpool and all but 250,000 of this was funded ...

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It’s Here: Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Launches

We’ve been slowly bringing you news on Dell’s mini laptop that’s been all over the ‘net. There just wasn’t that much to talk about – until now. Dell is flipping the netbook market on its head with the Inspiron Mini 9, a $399 laptop with a 1024×600 LED-backlit screen. SSD storage will be standard with 4, 8 and 16GB options. ...

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Kevin Rose Leaks iTunes 8 Information

That smug bastard from Digg, Kevin Rose, has shed some light on Apple’s upcoming revision of iTunes, version 8: A new source comes forward w/this info: (this is consistent w/everything I’ve heard) What’s new in iTunes 8 iTunes 8 includes Genius, which makes playlists from songs in your library that go great together. Genius also includes Genius sidebar, which recommends ...

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