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Netflix Finally Hands Over $1 Million Prize; Starts a New Contest

Back in October 2006, Netflix began their $1 million challenge, offering a cash reward to the development team whom could improve Cinematch, the company’s recommendation engine, by at least 10%. After nearly three years the winner has finally been compensated. Netflix considered the million such a good investment that they’ve decided to start all over again. This time, Netflix will ...

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Gone Goldfishin’

This won’t be the first time we’ve seen a goldfish trapped inside a small bag. Thankfully, this time the goldfish happens to be a small toy inside a bag of soap. Yes, that’s soap you see above, not water. It mimics the fish you’d get from playing a game of chance at the county fair. The kind you flush down ...

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Development of Jellyfish Goo Earns Scientists A Nobel Prize

Three scientists have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry. Americans Martin Chalfie and Roger Tsien and Japans Osamu Shimomura discovered and successfully developed a fluorescent protein found in jellyfish. Jellyfish will glow under blue and ultraviolet light because of this protein which the three scientists have become known for. It might not sound like much, but this jellyfish protein has ...

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Contest Ends Friday

Just a quick reminder that our contest ends Friday. You can win a custom Sidekick 2008 case just by leaving a comment with a valid name and e-mail address.

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