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The Worst Jobs in Science: The Sequel

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Popular Science has another short article on the worst jobs in science. Examples:

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Disabled dolphin jumping again with world's first artificial fin

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This Yahoo! News story mentions Fuji, a mother dolphin that lost 75 percent of her tail due to a mysterious disease, being able to jump again with the help of what is believed to be the world's first artificial fin.

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Google Plans New Service for Scientists and Scholars: scholar.google.com

According to New York Times, Google Inc. plans to announce on Thursday that it is adding a new search service aimed at scientists and academic researchers.

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Ten endangered game genres

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According to Keith Stuart's Gamesblog, the author thought about the gradual homogenisation of videogame design: "...

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Top 10 First-Person Melee Weapons

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GameSpy has the Top 10 First-Person Melee Weapons.

I disagree with #1. I'd pick DOOM's chainsaw

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RoboDump 1.0: A robot that takes dumps on a toliet.

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Firing Squad mentioned the debut of RoboDump 1.0. It is a robot. Sort of. And it poops. Sort of. Forever. A horrible, never-ending bowel movement complete with straining grunts, horrific gas, splashes, and pee sounds.

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Spielberg & Cruise Answer Your Queries

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According to Dark Horizons, Paramount Pictures will be sponsoring several exclusive Q&A sessions with Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise.

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"Bad Robot/J.J. Abrams" Wednesday! (Alias buddies up with Lost)

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Spaceman Spiff (remove AQFL from e-mail address to e-mail him) just e-mailed me to that ABC moved Alias to Wednesday nights at 9:00 PM after Lost. His source can be read here and my source here.

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Study: Heavy computer use linked to glaucoma...

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According to Yahoo! News' story and /.'s story, heavy users of computers especially those who are short-sighted, may be at risk from glaucoma, a disease that can cause blindness, a study published in a specialist journal on Tuesday says.

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A software developer's annoying musical resume/CV in Flash...

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A French computer programmer/software developer made an annoying resume/CV in Flash. It is musical (French) and has English subtitles. This is the incorrect way to find a job!

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Toy Story 3 movie is planned...

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According to Dark Horizons and Hollywood Reporter, the third movie of Toy Story is planned.

11/16/2004 12:50 PM PST: /. mentioned it now and has a few more details.

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Worth1000's Mate a T.V. Show 3

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Worth1000's theme is on combining two television shows. There are 55 doctored photographs.

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Beavers weave stolen cash into a dam.

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A project manager, at work, sent me this amusing CNN story. It reports that beavers weave stolen cash into dam in Greensburg, Louisiana. These eager beavers had a whole new slant on money laundering.

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Gamers check Steam status, repeatedly, for Half-Life 2

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Broadband Reports says there is a soft rumble. It is the world's gamers clicking their Steam distribution client to see if Half-Life 2 has been released.

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How to smash a computer...

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This BBC News' article says: "Although computer malfunctions remain the most common cause of file loss, data recovery experts say human behaviour still is to blame in many cases. They say that no matter how effective technology is at rescuing files, users should take more time to back-up and protect important files. The list of the top 10 global data disasters was compiled by recovery company Ontrack."

Here are some amusing and sad incidents the article listed:

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Cleaner air in Los Angeles, CA, USA?

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Nope according to The New York Times. Air quality in the Los Angeles area has shown improvement this year, but experts caution that the problem of air pollution is far from being solved.

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Play DOOM 3 with an old Voodoo 2 card!

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Blue's News mentioned a Voodoo 2 patch for DOOM 3. Wow!

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Unreal Tournament 2004 v3339 patch released for Windows.

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According to Blue's News, Unreal Tournament 2004 patch was released. There are a lot of fixes. You can read details and download from 3D Gamers.

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Strong Bad gets an infected e-mail (virus)!

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Strong Bad (Flash and audio required) gets an infected e-mail with a virus! This is probably the funniest e-mail I have ever seen! I love it! :)