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Hide Like A Ninja For 10K$

Lone Shark Games, in conjunction with Wired Magazine and Universal Pictures, is looking for a few creative, honest, adventurous people to go on the run starting in late February. You need to be available through late March to leave your regular life behind.

We will provide you with vital technology and seed money to get you through your month on the run.
Your creativity and wits will have to get you whatever else you need for life on the run. If you're chosen, you will get $2,500 over the course of the run, and an additional $7,500 if you make it to the end without being caught.

Internet addiction linked to depression

There is a strong link between heavy internet use and depression, UK psychologists have said.

The study, reported in the journal Psychopathology, found 1.2% of people surveyed were "internet addicts", and many of these were depressed.

The Leeds University team stressed they could not say one necessarily caused the other, and that most internet users did not suffer mental health problems.

The conclusions were based on 1,319 responses to an on-line questionnaire.

Recruitment was via links on social networking sites.

Help Support Haiti Relief Fund

Walnut, CA – January 25, 2010 – Kroousa, known for its innovative and award-winning stylish accessory case designs for ipods, GPS, ebook, netbooks, digital cameras, cellphones, is excited to support relief agencies with financial support.

Thomas' piracy penalty Reduced

Updated at 2:03 p.m. PST to include quotes from RIAA, music industry sources, and Jammie Thomas-Rasset's attorney.

A U.S. district court has dramatically slashed the amount of money a Minnesota woman must pay in damages for illegally sharing music online.

Last June, a federal jury in Minnesota found Jammie Thomas-Rasset liable for willful copyright infringement and ordered her to pay nearly $2 million. Michael Davis, chief judge for the U.S.

Man Buried in Haiti Rubble Uses iPhone to Treat Wounds, Survive

U.S. filmmaker Dan Woolley was shooting a documentary about the impact of poverty in Haiti when the earthquake struck. He could have died, but he ultimately survived with the help of an iPhone first-aid app that taught him to treat his wounds.

After being crushed by a pile of rubble, Woolley used his digital SLR to illuminate his surroundings and snap photos of the wreckage in search of a safe place to dwell.

EVGA launches Haiti Relief Fund

EVGA has set up a Haiti Relief Fund with the goal of collecting $10,000 for the quake stricken Caribbean nation, and as we're alway keen to support any sensible humanitarian drive, we urge you to take a look.

A week ago the poorest nation in the western hemisphere was struck by 7.0 earthquake. Loss of life was immense, with recent estimates exceeding 200,000 dead. Millions are homeless or injured and Haiti's capitol Port-au-Prince is in ruins. In other words - if you can, help.

EVGA will match community donations up to $5,000.

3dGameMan.com Beta Forum Comments/Suggestions

Please post your comments and suggestions about the new integrated 3dGameman.com beta forum.

Cocaine Found At Kennedy Space Center

COCOA, Fla. -- NASA is launching an investigation after cocaine was found in a restricted facility at the Kennedy Space Center.

NASA said a small amount of white powder in a plastic bag was discovered by an employee on the floor inside the shuttle processing facility.

Kennedy Space Center police confirmed the powder was cocaine.

They said only certain people have access to the area, and they're now questioning employees.

NASA and the Kennedy Space Center have a zero tolerance policy for drugs.

Lunar Eclipse, Blue Moon Mark New Year's Eve

Once in a blue moon, as the saying goes, there are two full moons in a single calendar month, which NASA says actually happens every 2.5 years. A blue moon on New Year's Eve is much rarer, last happening in 1990. Even rarer, though, is the lunar eclipse that will accompany the blue moon.

Not only is the decade going to end on a blue moon -- the second appearance of a full moon in a calendar month -- but also a partial eclipse of the moon, at least for sky watchers in Europe, Africa and Asia. A partial lunar eclipse occurs when the moon is partially darkened by the Earth's shadow.

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