GameRail Creates First Private Network for Gaming

If you play a lot of online games, you’ll love this … the new company “GameRail” has just opened the doors on their website and is now is accepting beta sign-ups for testing of the first network ever to be optimized exclusively for online gaming. GameRail claims that they’ll give you lower latency and fewer hops to any game server.

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Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years

“Researchers…have shown it takes about ten years to develop expertise in any of a wide variety of areas, including chess playing, music composition…and research in neuropsychology and topology. There appear to be no real shortcuts: even Mozart, who was a musical prodigy at age 4, took 13 more years before he began to produce world-class music.”

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New record broken. 14 terabits sent in one second!

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone breaks record in 100 milles of cable. I want one of these connections.

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Swarm of subs set to uncover the ocean’s mysteries

A fleet of 100 robotic submarines could in five years’ time be roaming the vast unexplored stretches of the world’s seafloors and helping unlock their mysteries.

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Watching How Planets Form

With the VISIR instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers have mapped the disc around a star more massive than the Sun. The very extended and flared disc most likely contains enough gas and dust to spawn planets. It appears as a precursor of debris discs such as the one around Vega-like stars.

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How to Architect Your CSS

Great breakdown of how to actually architect CSS, not just create it. “Gone are the days of creating a single CSS file and dropping in rules as needed. As we build new sites, it is necessary to spend time planning how to organize and structure CSS.”

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Study Shows Internet to Be Resilient Against Terror Attack

Researchers have simulated what would happen to Internet reliability in the United States if terrorists were able to knock out various physical components of the network. The good news is that it would be very difficult to cause major disruptions across the country, although destruction of some key parts could seriously degrade Internet quality.

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The Starfire: U.S. Laser Weapon Research

The U.S. government is seeking to develop a powerful ground-based laser weapon that would use beams of concentrated light to destroy enemy satellites in orbit. The largely secret project is part of a wide-ranging effort to develop space both defensive and offensive. The White House has recently sought to play down the issue of space arms.

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Hubble Discovers Dark Cloud in the Atmosphere of Uranus

Winds whirl and clouds churn 2 billion miles away in the atmosphere of Uranus, forming a dark vortex large enough to engulf two-thirds of the United States.

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Vector Art with Photoshop

A nice tutorial for converting a rastor image (photo) into vector. very good for creating vector images of your own photos or banners for your website.

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