Saturday, October 15, 2005

BitTorrent clients review

Reviews some of the most popular BT clients and talks about their pros and cons. Some of the clients included in this review are: Azureus, BitComet, ABC, µTorrent and G3 Torrent.

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Friday, October 14, 2005

Marijuana might cause new cell growth in the brain

"A synthetic chemical similar to the active ingredient in marijuana makes new cells grow in rat brains...The results suggest that marijuana, or its derivatives, could actually be good for the brain."..................and here I quit, thinking I was killing my brain cells when in fact I was smoking my way to "genius"!!!

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First review of Video iPod (with many pics)

Here is a good review of the new 5G iPod from iLounge. Be patient to load the page because there are many pics!

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One-Fifth of Human Genes Have Been Patented, Study Reveals

A new study shows that 20 percent of human genes have been patented in the United States, primarily by private firms and universities.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

MSN and Yahoo! to link messenger services

MSN and Yahoo! will link their Voice and Chat services so users of either service can contact each other. Finally a solution to the age old problem of having friends on different IM services.

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Watch NOVA programs online for free !

This is great. The Einstein piece on E=mc^2 isn't online yet, but for now you can watch "Elegant Universe", "Cracking the Code of Life", "Life's Greatest Miracle", "MARS - Dead or Alive?", among many others. . .

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LIVE: Apple release new thinner iMac with built in camera....

The all-new iMac has three new features: it's thinner, it's got an iSight videocamera built in, and it's got a new app called Photobooth - 'the funnest app we've ever written.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Serenity Evangelism: Firefly in 30 Minutes

I'm sure most who have seen both Serenity and Firefly will agree the movie has more impact in the context of the series -- unfortunately a lot of people interested (or potentially interested) in Serenity will never see it. For the sake of promoting the movie, I've compiled some key moments from the series into a video. Spread the word Browncoats!

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Good bye Dark Matter, Hello General Relativity

Oringally posted on Slashdot: "...a new paper by scientists at the University of Victoria has demonstrated that one of the prime observational justifications for the existence of dark matter can be explained without any dark matter at all, by a proper use of general relativity!"

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