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  • 21Apr

    Bob Greene offers EA Sports Active Challengers nutrition tips

    Wii Fit Girl, yes the one in the video playing the Hula Hoop mode in Wii Fit, twittered about a video she put up on her blog from her experience at the EA Sports Active retreat. In this video, Bob Greene, Oprah’s trainer, offers five nutrition tips to the group. Tips that you can take and incorporate into your routine. [vimeo]4064482[/vimeo]

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  • 21Apr

    Magic Touch Vol 1 Review

    Magic Touch (Oyayubi Kara Romance) Volume 1 Release Date: February 2009 Author: Izumi Tsubaki Genre: Shoujo (Teen Romance) Publisher: Viz Media Number of Tankoubon: 9 Buy Magic Touch from RightStuf At first glance, Chiaki appears to be your normal high school student. That is until she catches sight of someones tense back or shoulders, then she becomes enthralled with the thought of massaging all the stress and discomfort from those aching muscles. She is one of the top members of the Massage Research Society, following in the footsteps of her elder brother. Massage is the one thing that she has really enjoyed as it separates her from her manipulative and cruel twin sister, and allows her to spread happiness to others. Every morning Chiaki sees one back in particular that makes her fingers tingle and wants so badly to massage. Opportunity presents itself as she stumbles upon him in the

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  • 21Apr

    Consumer Electronic survey shows women are more tech savvy than men

    The latest Gadgetology study from Retrevo shows that women know more about consumer electronic products and men don’t know as much as they think they know. Of course we know this, but it’s nice to have a study endorse what we know. Women’s knowledge of electronics rivals and surpasses their male counterparts. 79% of men feel “extremely tech savvy”, compared to 55% of women. But when it came down to details, more women knew details like MB stands for megabytes. Another example showed that 25% of men gave the wrong answer when asked what 1080p meant, while only 17% of women answered incorrectly. The study also showed that women are more attached to their gadgets. When asked to choose between giving up a computer or caffine, 82% chose to give up caffeine. “This Gadgetology report highlights several developments that manufacturers and retailers need to know before they build and market

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  • 21Apr

    Free Zombie novel from author Travis Adkins

    Travis Adkins, author of Day by Day Armageddon and Thunder and Ashes has released his latest novel Twilight of the Dead, which is currently available to read online here. Five years after the dead rose a small band of survivors has taken refuge in the fortified town of Eastpointe. When a newcomer arrives claiming to know the location of the antidote to the zombie plague, it sends the town into an uproar. To retrieve this cure, a group of survivors must venture outside the relative safety of the compound’s walls and into a world ruled and dominated by the flesh-eating undead. Twilight of the Dead is also available for purchase on Amazon, but this seems like a good read if you’re looking for a new zombie novel to check out!

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  • 21Apr

    Left 4 Dead Survival Pack out today

    I know several of you are pretty excited about this. By the time you wake up this morning the Left 4 Dead Survival Pack will be released. The exact time for those of you staying up is 2am PST. The download date/time is for the 360 version. No time for the PC version is set yet.

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  • 21Apr

    Are you ready for Free Comic Book day?

    Free Comic Book day is approaching. On May 2nd Comic Book stores will help fight illiteracy and do it in one of the most fun ways possible. With comic books! Over at http://www.freecomicbookday.com , you can put in your zip code to find the comic book store closest to you that is celebrating Free Comic Book day. Many comic book stores are having events or autographs too! Over at Golden Apple Comics on Melrose, William Shatner will be signing autographs and there is a Rock Band competition! There are all types of comic book samplers for people on Free Comic Book Day. Even if you like Manga, there is something for you! [youtube]PFaOE0b47jU[/youtube]

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  • 21Apr

    Publisher X Releases Magnificent Gizmos & Gadgets for the iPhone/ iPod Touch

    Today Publisher X announced the release of Magnificent Gizmos & Gadgets for the iPhone/ iPod Touch. Who doesn’t like gizmos & gadgets?! [i]Magnificent Gizmos & Gadgets[/i] is a physics based game in which players create content to solve puzzles. This puzzle game developed by The Method features: * 44 challenging levels, each with an infinite number of possible solutions * A variety of environmental objects, including explosive cannons, powerful fans, rumbling conveyors, and more * A helpful tutorial and hint system that teaches you how to be a physics whiz * A Share feature that allows you to save and email your favorite Gizmos to your friends * Beautifully stylized visuals * Groovy, foot-tappin’ soundtrack. [i]Magnificent Gizmos & Gadgets[/i] is available for $4.99 through the Apps Store.

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