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Thursday: September 17, 2009

Five things to hate about HDTV according to MSNBC.Five things to hate about HDTV according to MSNBC.

MSNBC doesn't care for black bars. Or television stations that don't broadcast correctly. Or overpriced HDMI cables. Or the messy artform that is color calibration. I don't like them either.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 4:28 PM | Tags (10) | 1080i | 1080p | 720 | calibration | hatred | hdmi | hdtv | hidef | msnbc | overpriced |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Hatred of brussel sprouts might be due to ancient gene trait.Hatred of brussel sprouts might be due to ancient gene trait.

They (Spanish researchers) have found a gene in modern humans that makes some people dislike a bitter chemical called phenylthiocarbamide, or PTC, was also present in Neanderthals hundreds of thousands of years ago.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 7:51 AM | Tags (5) | cavemen | genes | hatred | neanderthals | sprouts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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