Why Microsoft, Google and Yahoo! are fighting over AOL

When The Economist speaks, we listen: “AS MORE and more of the world’s business is conducted online, a battle royal is taking shape. The struggle is to decide which company will become the primary gateway to the internet.”

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Remains of Star Trek’s ‘Scotty’ headed for space

Evidently “Star Trek” actor James “Scotty” Doohan took the catchphrase “beam me up” very seriously — his cremated remains will be launched into space in accord with his last wishes.

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How to get by on only 4.5 hours of sleep!

The author states the the overall quantity of sleep doesn’t matter as long as it is in 90 minute multiples. He functions on 3 hours of sleep at night and one 90 minute nap in the evening and feels completely alert and refreshed.

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Uncap the iPod nano’s (or any iPod’s) volume level!

This little software program called goPod will allow you to uncap your iPod’s volume so the sound comes out louder. Apart from the iPod Shuffle, every (recent) iPod is now compatible with this software version (1.3), including the nano. Reminder, the prolonged use of an MP3 player at a high sound volume damages your hearing IRREMEDIABLY!

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