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Posted: 31 Dec 2007 01:21 PM CST

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Ghostbusted! Chinese brothers dubunk haunting, find truth [Digg]

Posted: 31 Dec 2007 01:07 PM CST

Two Chinese brothers have made a mint after buying a “haunted” building in Guangxi City and discovering the cause of the spooky sounds had nothing to do with the supernatural.

YouTube Videos of the Year – Most Memorable Weren’t the Most Viewed – ReadWriteWeb [del.icio.us]

Posted: 31 Dec 2007 12:30 PM CST

Top Web Apps & Sites of 2007 – ReadWriteWeb [del.icio.us]

Posted: 31 Dec 2007 12:29 PM CST

Top 10 YouTube Videos of All Time – ReadWriteWeb [del.icio.us]

Posted: 31 Dec 2007 12:29 PM CST

Marc’s Voice » Blog Archive » Why would people want their social network identities tied together? [del.icio.us]

Posted: 31 Dec 2007 12:20 PM CST

Are There Really Continents of Floating Garbage? [Digg]

Posted: 31 Dec 2007 10:37 AM CST

Are there really ‘continents’, or massive floating garbage patches residing in the pacific ocean? Apparently, there are and these unsightly patches are reportedly killing marine life and releasing poisons that enter the human food chain. One plastic patch is estimated to weigh over 3 million tons and covers an area twice the size of Texas!

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Posted: 31 Dec 2007 09:46 AM CST

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Posted: 31 Dec 2007 09:44 AM CST

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Ron Paul? Vote Now [Digg]

Posted: 31 Dec 2007 09:44 AM CST

Seem’s like the vote is a little off balance???

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Posted: 31 Dec 2007 08:33 AM CST

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The Ultimate Leopard Tweaking Guide [Digg]

Posted: 31 Dec 2007 12:13 AM CST

No matter how good Apple Mac OS X Leopard is, there will always be features that people dislike, and want to change. And while Apple may think they have the perfect recipe for a perfect OS, many power-users will want to tweak OS X to their liking. Appletell has compiled a list of several ways to tweak your Leopard.

Internet Access Is Only Prerequisite For Many Colleges Now [Digg]

Posted: 30 Dec 2007 11:31 PM CST

Berkeley’s on YouTube. American University’s hoping to get on iTunes. George Mason professors have created an online research tool, a virtual filing cabinet for scholars. And with a few clicks on Yale’s Web site, anyone can watch one of the school’s most popular philosophy professors sitting cross-legged on his desk, talking about death.

Crazy Nintendo Support Call: Smack Wiimote to Fix It [Digg]

Posted: 30 Dec 2007 12:13 PM CST

Nintendo Help Desk: “Okay – I want you to take the remote, button side down and smack it into the palm of your hand two or three times.”Russ: “You’ve got to be kidding”Nintendo Help Desk: “No sir, do it hard enough that I can hear it across the phone line but not hard enough to damage the remote”The thing is…IT WORKED!

Computer Inspired Architecture – Pixel House [Pics] [Digg]

Posted: 30 Dec 2007 07:57 AM CST

The Pixel House is an interesting project designed by Mass Studies and has an innovative design and a curve like geometry. It just looks like each pixel of stone jelled together to create this astonishing building, which apparently gives you an effect similar to that of a 3-dimensional picture.

From Geek to Gods: Why Have “Social Rock Stars” Emerged? [Digg]

Posted: 30 Dec 2007 03:00 AM CST

There has been a lot of talk about “social rock stars” and their importance to the process of submitting content to social news sites. SEOMoz found that the top 100 Digg users control 56% of the homepage.

Tapes by C.I.A. Lived and Died to Save Image [Digg]

Posted: 30 Dec 2007 02:06 AM CST

Current and former intelligence officials say, the agency’s every action in the prolonged drama of the interrogation videotapes was prompted in part by worry about how its conduct might be perceived — by Congress, by prosecutors, by the American public and by Muslims worldwide.

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