Star Wars Gear

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I was passing by Hallmark yesterday at Marina Mall and noticed they just got a whole bunch of Hasbro Star Wars toys. Me and Nat played with the lightsabers a bit (around KD4) and then we played with the Darth Vader mask (around KD24). They also have action figures and stuff. Pretty cool, I am sure Toys R Us just got a whole bunch of Star Wars toys too. [Link]


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Futurama Coming Back

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There are currently preliminary talks going on to try and bring Futurama back (they got cancelled in 2003). This time though they won’t be coming back to TV, they would head straight to DVD instead. I hope they end up doing this, and if it works we might get other cool shows back like The Tick.


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B-Side 193 25/5/05

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Todays B-Side is from my office building. They were fixing the elevator again today but this time it was like only 1 guy working. I took his picture and I later realized he was a B-Side before! Poor guy, seems like he will never make the A-list. Click here for todays A-Side picture.


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Dimensions of the Xbox 360 vs PS3

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For those of you who read engadget you might have seen a post today with a side by side comparison shot of the PS3 and Xbox360. The picture shows the Xbox360 much larger then the PS3, this is not true. In reality the xbox360 is smaller. The picture above is the accurate dimensions, the one on Engadget is wrong. If you notice the power socket of the xbox360 in the engadget shot, its been doctored. I really like Engadget, but sometimes they can be really unproffesional.


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DC Comics New Logo

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dc comics

DC Comics launched a new updated logo earlier this month. I personally don’t like it, its too swooshy for my tastes. The old logo was a classic and I think it could have lived on for many more years. Now I personally haven’t picked up and read a comic in years so I don’t know if my opinion counts (I might be too old) but I still think the new logo is soulless. The old logo was designed by Milton Glaser over 25 years ago and the new logo was design by Josh Beatman of Brainchild Studio. It will be showing up on all their comics starting June.


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I Won a Microsoft Mouse!

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Microsoft wireless notebook optical mouse

Today at lunch time I collected my gift, a brand new Microsoft wireless notebook optical mouse. I won it from Fadibou, the Microsoft guru 2 days ago because I told him I loved the Xbox. This mouse turned out to be a lot smaller and practical then I thought. You don’t need drivers or anything to start using it and works with Macs and PCs. There is a small USB receiver which you plugin to an empty USB slot and you are ready to start using the mouse. When you want to put the mouse away, the small USB receiver snaps onto the underside of the mouse! Although the mouse is tiny it fits very snugly into my large hands because of the way the mouse is shaped. It also uses just 1 AA sized battery which provides it with enough juice for over 3 months of use.

To get more information or to purchase the mouse for $34 click here (Amazon.com).


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Sega Fonts

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Here is a link to a nice collection of fonts used by Sega. [Link]


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The Sith Sense

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sith sense

A while back I posted a link to 20q.net. It was a website that could predict what you were thinking by asking you 20 questions. Well I just found a site that uses the same idea except its ALOT ALOT cooler. Darth Vader will show you his sith sense by asking you 20 questions himself!! Its amazing, I couldn’t stop laughing, his taunts are the coolest. Its flash based so it will take a bit of time to load at first but once it does there is no more loading. PLEASE make sure you have speakers on your computer and the volume is raised. If you don’t do this you won’t enjoy it as much! [Link]


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Adult Movie Posters

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It’s not as dirty as it sounds. This website has adult and exploitation movie posters from the ’60s and ’70s for purchase. Although it might sound dirty the posters are more funny then sexy. My favorite one is the Ordered to Love poster, if only I could afford its $700 price tag.. [Link] (safe for work)


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The 30,000 Calorie Sandwich

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Maybe its a bit too early in the morning to think about food but I couldn’t wait till lunch to share this link. There is this guy who wanted to break the record for the amount of calorie’s in a sandwich, the previous record was 8,500 caolories and he wanted to make a sandwich with a lot more. So, he built his own custom sandwich to compete and his total amount of calories was 29,500! Its like one bite and you are suddenly overweight. [Link]


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