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Halo: Reach makes you a better employee, a better person

by Peter Smith http://www.itworld.com/offbeat/120656/halo-reach-makes-you-a-better-employee-a-better-person?source=ITWNLE_nlt_today_2010-09-15 September 15, 2010, 07:40 AM Today’s post is for all the Xbox gamers out there. How are you feeling this morning? A little blurry-eyed? Did that alarm seem to go off an hour too soon? Are you … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Perfect Food

“Aldrig kommer att ge dig upp!” Once you get a taste of Squeez Bacon®, you’ll know exactly what he meant. ThinkGeek.com Squeez-bacon A few years after WWII ended, a young man working in a small restaurant in Sweden developed a … Continue reading

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Shane McConkey, 1969-2009

Legendary skier, innovator, friend and all-around industry ruler Shane McConkey passes away. March 26, 2009, 5:46 PM By: Tim Mutrie ESPN.com Article Shane Decorated big mountain skier and BASE jumper Shane McConkey was killed earlier today in a ski-BASE accident … Continue reading

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Woz goes enterprise storage; Becomes chief scientist at Fusion-io

Posted by Larry Dignan @ 5:01 am February 5th, 2009 Link to ZDnet.com Blog Article Steve Wozniak, best known for creating Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976, has a new gig now: Chief scientist at Fusion-io, an enterprise storage company. … Continue reading

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The Weirdest Tech of 2008

Tech 2008 12.30.08 We reflect on the wacky and the weird of the past year, including a pig-shaped iPod dock and personal lightning detectors. by Jennifer L. DeLeo http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2337638,00.asp This year certainly had its fair share of thrilling tech products. … Continue reading

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