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Warp Speed, Mr. Sulu

Another Star Trek technology becoming a reality? "The hypothetical device, which has been outlined in principle but is based on a controversial theory about the fabric of the universe, could potentially allow a spacecraft to travel to Mars in three hours and journey to a star 11 light years away in just 80 days, according …

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Into the Frey

So much for accountability. Frey won’t admit he lied. Oprah won’t admit she was duped, nor that Frey is ultimately responsible, not the publishers (though they are somehwat culpable as well). Larry King won’t admit he’s a has-been and a suck-up.

Skewed Reviews

Do the X-Play hosts ever give less than a 3 out of 5 rating to a game? I’ve watched them verbally thrash several games and then give them a 3 star rating. What’s the deal? Do they have some sort of behind-the-scenes deal with the game publishers that keeps them from giving out less than …

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Book Club Dud

I’ve never thought much of Oprah’s book club, having tried to read one of her horrible recommendations (It was a gift.). It seems her latest “must read” is a load of baloney being passed off as autobiographical. I wonder if she’ll admit she’s been had.

PVR PC Bleg

I’m thinking about putting together a PVR PC from an old PIII 866 with 768Mb RAM. Eventually, I will probably buy a Hauppauge PVR-350 because it has hardware MPEG2 encoding and decoding. In the meantime, though, I’m stuck with a crappy ATI TV-Wonder for video capture. I do have a Creative Labs DXR3 (aka Sigma …

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