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Daily Maverick
TRAINSPOTTER: President Zuma in Eldorado Park – Call Of Campaign Duty: Non-Question Question Period IIIold women and kids placed phones and keys and trinkets into little trays, and t
TRAINSPOTTER: President Zuma in Eldorado Park – Call Of Campaign Duty: Non-Question Question Period III
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 hours ago
old women and kids placed phones and keys and trinkets into little trays, and the little trays were sent through an X-ray machine. It was a mostly a Coloured crowd, because Eldos is a mostly a Coloured community. For aeons, the sub-township has... Read more
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ESPN
Ford: Beginner's mindI would be five-foot-four. As a child, I read those words in her neat cursive h
Ford: Beginner's mind
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
I would be five-foot-four. As a child, I read those words in her neat cursive hand as if they were runes. I was a dreamy nerd who could conquer almost anything in the classroom but felt doomed to be small and slow and clumsy and near-sighted. I... Read more
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/Film
In Defense of 'Independence Day: Resurgence'week, I bought my ticket and settled in for Independence Day: Resurgence with s
In Defense of 'Independence Day: Resurgence'
/Film / Posted 3 days ago
week, I bought my ticket and settled in for Independence Day: Resurgence with some trepidation. After all, the publicity machine had been silent and there were no really screenings for critics. The belated sequel to director Roland Emmerich‘s... Read more
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Variety
The 5 Most Ridiculous Things About ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’is docked), and he has his own special technique for combating the deadly extra
The 5 Most Ridiculous Things About ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
is docked), and he has his own special technique for combating the deadly extraterrestrial menace. The other characters use machine guns, military jet fighters, cold-fusion bombs, and other stuff like that, but not our warlord: He’s sticking with... Read more
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Wired News
You People Wouldn’t Believe the Type Design in Blade RunnerIn The Future, a website devoted entirely to fonts in science fiction. Why yes,
You People Wouldn’t Believe the Type Design in Blade Runner
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
In The Future, a website devoted entirely to fonts in science fiction. Why yes, it is a bastion of gloriously esoteric nerdery. It all began when Addey, a developer publications engineer at Apple and lifelong science fiction fan, started... Read more
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Wired News
Forget Jaws. The Real Shark Movie to Beat Is Deep Blue SeaHere’s a question that even the most argumentative film-nerds would barely both
Forget Jaws. The Real Shark Movie to Beat Is Deep Blue Sea
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
Here’s a question that even the most argumentative film-nerds would barely bother to debate: What’s the greatest shark movie of all time? The obvious answer, of course, is Jaws, Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster about a working-class cop (Roy... Read more
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Herald Sun
Darcey Freeman thrown from the West Gate Bridge in horrifying murder that still haunts Melbournethan within his small circle of friends and in the eyes of those on his side of
Darcey Freeman thrown from the West Gate Bridge in horrifying murder that still haunts Melbourne
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
than within his small circle of friends and in the eyes of those on his side of the family. A thirty-something "computer nerd good with spanners and tools", according to an unnamed former associate, Freeman was a despondent man. Commonality had... Read more
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Games Radar
8 things you need to know about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfarepropulsion from your space suit. In your ship's docking bay, there are bipedal
8 things you need to know about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Games Radar / Posted 15 days ago
propulsion from your space suit. In your ship's docking bay, there are bipedal armored mechs walking around with massive machine guns and rocket launchers attached to their chases. There also appear to be human-sized robot soldiers taking part in... Read more
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ESPN
How FSU used GPS technology to change the gameand its state-of-the-art weight room. On a desk next to his computer sit rows o
How FSU used GPS technology to change the game
ESPN / Posted 15 days ago
and its state-of-the-art weight room. On a desk next to his computer sit rows of GPS devices; lights flickering like slot machines while they charge. On a white board hanging from the wall, complex algorithms are sketched out in red ink. "I've... Read more
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Business Standard India
Larry Page is secretly investing millions to build flying carsbesides disappointed investors and depleted bank accounts. Those failures have
Larry Page is secretly investing millions to build flying cars
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
besides disappointed investors and depleted bank accounts. Those failures have done little to lessen the yearning: In the nerd hierarchy of needs, the flying car is up there with downloadable brains and a working holodeck. But better materials,... Read more
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The Verge
On the road with George Hotz’s $1,000 self-driving car kitless relevant," he said. "Both systems have become quite good. It could still h
On the road with George Hotz’s $1,000 self-driving car kit
The Verge / Posted 24 days ago
less relevant," he said. "Both systems have become quite good. It could still happen." Sitting on the couch in his tech-nerd-turned-CEO uniform — an untucked button-down shirt, sports jacket, and tattered baggy jeans — Hotz went on: "What I... Read more
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Daily Star
Wannabe knight attempts to carry out daily routine while wearing a suit of armourslits in his helmet, with limited success. After fast food failure, the footag
Wannabe knight attempts to carry out daily routine while wearing a suit of armour
Daily Star / Posted 24 days ago
slits in his helmet, with limited success. After fast food failure, the footage cuts to Mad Swordsman using a self-service machine inside a Tesco. NOTHING TO SEE HERE: The knight in shining armour uses the self-service machine He manages to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Out Of The Shadows is a no-brainerlooks. Questions like, "How did Dr Baxter immediately know what to do with an a
Out Of The Shadows is a no-brainer
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 26 days ago
looks. Questions like, "How did Dr Baxter immediately know what to do with an alien crystal device, much less have a machine capable of processing it conveniently on hand?", or "How the heck did that subplot with the turtles turning back into... Read more
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Quartz
Bill Gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand AIABOUT BRAINS The tech world’s book-nerd-in-chief wants you to add two books to
Bill Gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand AI
Quartz / Posted 27 days ago
ABOUT BRAINS The tech world’s book-nerd-in-chief wants you to add two books to your list of summer science reads. To get up to speed on artificial intelligence,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Portland's 101 best restaurants of 2016dragon from "Gremlins" creator Chris Walas. Here, just a few doors down from Po
Portland's 101 best restaurants of 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
dragon from "Gremlins" creator Chris Walas. Here, just a few doors down from Podnah's Pit, owner and self-described "pizza nerd" Will Fain spins beautifully blistered pizzas that fall, stylistically, somewhere between New York and Naples. My go-to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
His robots can't play Angry Birds but they can do thisget beyond the first level,” he recalls. But as word spread, some people starte
His robots can't play Angry Birds but they can do this
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 28 days ago
get beyond the first level,” he recalls. But as word spread, some people started to see what Huggins hadn't: a robotic machine that could test apps on touch screens on mobile devices. His bit of performance art has become his second startup... Read more
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Wired News
Boy, X-Men: Apocalypse’s Marketing Was All Over the Map, Huh?franchise. They deserve far more credit than they’re getting, but there’s no de
Boy, X-Men: Apocalypse’s Marketing Was All Over the Map, Huh?
Wired News / Posted 29 days ago
franchise. They deserve far more credit than they’re getting, but there’s no denying that they’ve never fully escaped deep nerd territory. That, our friends, is what you call a branding problem. And from the looks of it, X-Men: Apocalypse hasn’t... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Portland's 101 best restaurants of 2016 (ranked)dragon from "Gremlins" creator Chris Walas. Here, just a few doors down from Po
Portland's 101 best restaurants of 2016 (ranked)
OregonLive.com / Posted 30 days ago
dragon from "Gremlins" creator Chris Walas. Here, just a few doors down from Podnah's Pit, owner and self-described "pizza nerd" Will Fain spins beautifully blistered pizzas that fall, stylistically, somewhere between New York and Naples. My go-to... Read more

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