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Awesome robot assisted suit intended for the ederly...although I'd like to get my hands on one :)


"The penguins at the St. Louis Zoo are eager to make new friends - perhaps too eager. A few of the cute and curious oceanic birds have launched themselves over the plexiglass wall that separates their man-made habitat from the public walkway. Several have even struck unsuspecting Zoo patrons since the new Penguin & Puffin Coast opened in May. "We designed the exhibit to be fairly interactive," said Mike Macek, the Zoo's curator of birds."

Parents who bring squalling brats to R-rated movies
Circle I Limbo

Circle II Whirling in a Dark & Stormy Wind

General asshats
Circle III Mud, Rain, Cold, Hail & Snow

Circle IV Rolling Weights

PETA Members
Circle V Stuck in Mud, Mangled

River Styx

The Pope
Circle VI Buried for Eternity

River Phlegyas

Uday Hussein, Qusay Hussein, Saddam Hussein
Circle VII Burning Sands

Circle IIX Immersed in Excrement

Osama bin Laden
Circle IX Frozen in Ice

Design your own hell


Behold, the power of airbrushing. Kind of scary actually. She looks like an entirely different person.

Mr. T vs Everything. I pity the foo that messes with Mr. T. Especially noteable is the Mr. T All Your Base movie.

Zombie Infection Simulation. Pretty neat little thing...the humans run around like scared sheep and the zombies always win.

Russia Plans Martian Nuclear Station
"The BBC reports that Russian scientists have announced plans to build a nuclear power station on Mars. They say that all the necessary technical drawings have now been completed, and all will be ready for the construction work to begin. The power plant should be up and running by 2030." via Slashdot


Infinium Labs has updated their Phantom Game Console Website. Apparently the specs are pretty impressive too.

Standard Features:

- Fits in any 19" entertainment center
- Custom OS on Windows XPe kernel
- Up to 3.0 GHz processor with 256MB DDR RAM
- High-performance nVidia video card
- High-performance Intel motherboard
- Dolby Digital™ 7.1 Surround Sound
- 100+ Gigabyte internal storage device
- On-board RF wireless modules
- S-Video, RCA or component video and PAL
- 10/100 baseT Ethernet
- 1 wireless controller
- Wireless keyboard and mouse
- 2 USB ports
- 4 controller ports
- 12" Port Extension Cable

It's supposed to cost roughly $400, which is pretty high for a video game console...however, it would be cheap for a high-end computer, which I'm hoping system hackers can make this into. It'd be nice if it could emulate some of the other consoles too, with some sort of hacked/modded optical drive, since it doesn't have one. Should be an interesting thing to read about once it's released.

Aluminum PowerBook 15 Confirmed for This Week. Apparently theres going to be an update to the Apple Powerbooks this week, heres some of the specs:

-Ports on right side
-1.25GHz G4 processor
-Firewire 800 on board
-nVIDIA video cards across the 12, 15 and 17

Sega accepting preorders for The Sega Foldable Bicycle: Stylish Sega Blue, with Logo. Sega is an awesome company, always had the best games and systems.

Crash Different. In honor of the new G5s shipping, even though they sound pretty spiffy. Definitely can't afford one either.

8.17.2003 It's a big interactive world.

Bombs Away! The top 10 biggest box office failures. This is going to be the day for top 10's.

Decade of Rad: The 10 Eightiest Movies

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