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Comment Mass Effect (Score 1) 477

I've played it through twice now, and I'm gunning to give it another go. It's overtaken The Curse of Monkey Island as my favorite video game. The storytelling is truly epic (as overused as that word may be), and, like was mentioned, the ending is perfect. The feeling of overwhelming heroism that comes over you as the credits roll is unmatched.

Postal Service Surcharge Could Slash Netflix Profit 268

mikesd81 writes " reports that Netflix Inc., the largest US mail-order movie-rental service, may suffer a cut in profits if the US Postal Service starts charging extra to manually sort the envelopes that carry its DVDs. An audit prepared by the Postal Service's Inspector General last month recommended charging one unidentified company 17 cents per envelope for labor costs. Citigroup analyst Tony Wible, who said in a note to investors Tuesday that the company is Netflix, estimated the charge might reduce profit per subscriber to $0.35 from $1.05. Wible advises investors to buy Blockbusters shares because their DVD envelopes don't have the problem (floppy edges that jam the USPS's automated sorting machinery). Netflix says the whole thing is no big deal and they will change their envelopes if necessary."

Submission + - Tekzilla: Patrick Norton's New Show Gets Reviewed (

Joel writes: "Promised to be new and BIG, Patrick Norton and Jessica Corbin's new show actually falls pretty short of the mark set for it. Rumored to be "The Screen Savers 2.0" it actually lacks any of the enthusiasm and humor of TSS. reviews the first episode, and tries to figure out how this bland and typical tech show became so hyped."
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