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Longevity Drug Is A Hit With The Mice

It would be nice to never have to age into a decrepit sack of sagging flesh, but alas, that is the fate of every one of us. However, it doesn’t have to be. Science is always real reliable when it comes to doing the impossible and what’s more impossible than prolonging death? Scientists recently working with a potential longevity-enhancing drug ...

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Crash Goes The Tesla

Can you think of anything worse than crashing your car at 100 MPH? I can. How about crashing your rare Tesla Roaster? A Tesla dealer and a potential customer were apparently doing 100 MPH during a test drive when they hit….something. The end result is what you see and as horrible as it looks, both men survived the crash. They’re ...

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FCC Approves Beefed Up WiFi

Do you have any idea how long it takes for me to download pictures of my favorite Enterprise captain, Kathryn Janeway, in the nude? A long time. This is because I’m running on a WiFi network that’s older than time itself. I’d be lucky if this thing wasn’t putting out harmful rays that will have me growing extra limbs. It’s ...

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Fetchbot For The Impersonal Dog Owner

Playing fetch with a dog can be a tiresome activity, especially if your dog has the energy of an Ox which has the energy of two Oxen. That’s where the Fetchbot comes in to play. It’s essentially a tennis ball catapult that’s designed to keep your dog busy while you can enjoy the finer things in life, like not playing ...

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MSI Wind Hits Best Buy

The holiday season is upon us and pretty soon, Black Friday is going to roll around. Why not convince your loved one to go wait overnight in a line for a deal on an MSI Wind? The ultra-hackable netbook is now on sale at Best Buy for just $350 and the specs are updated quite nicely. You’ll score a whopping ...

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Nintendo Strikes Back

Sorry to burst your bubble, pirates, but it seems that Nintendo’s next handheld unit will block flash carts used for pirating games. It took Nintendo a long enough time to take legal action against the creators of such flash carts as the R4 or N5, now it’s making damn sure that no one is going to illegally emulate its games. ...

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Beat A Dead Horse: Circuit City Closing 155 Stores

Best Buy sucks but Circuit City has fucked up so bad in the past five years, that it now has to close 155 stores. An official letter got sent over to Consumerist today, detailing the arrangement. Employees will not be getting any severance either, it seems. With its stock trading under $1 at many times, Circuit City has got to ...

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No Caps Lock For You

The perfect gift for your forum trolling friends who can’t help but type in all caps when trying to prove a point. Go ahead troll, push that caps lock key in. You’ll only be met with piercing pain as your fingers are punctured by two spikes, just like the Prince of Persia‘s body after a deadly fall. Let’s all contribute ...

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As My Rock Band Guitar Gently Weeps

Originally people thought that the Beatles would make an appearance in the latest Rock Band game. It turns out that MTV Networks announced a deal with the Beatles’ record label, Apple Corps, to create a Beatles-branded music video game. The same developers behind Rock Band will be making the game, apart from its already successful Rock Band franchise. “The project ...

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Google Adds SMS To Gmail Labs

An incredibly useful feature is coming to Gmail. Starting today (if all goes well), you’ll be able to send your friends and contacts text messages via the integrated Gmail chat. You’ll be able to save phone numbers to contacts and Google will give you the option of sending them a text should they go offline. It sounds very beta right ...

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