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Submission + - Google Released Google Maps for NES (blogspot.fr)

caffiend666 writes: "In our pursuit of new digital frontiers, we realized that we may have left behind a large number of users who couldn't access Google Maps on their classic hardware. Surprisingly, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was unsupported, despite its tremendous popularity with over 60 million units sold worldwide."

"Our engineering team in Japan understood the importance of maps on retro game systems. With the power of Google’s immense data centers, and support from Nintendo and Square Enix, we were able to overcome the technical and design hurdles of developing 8-bit maps. Today, we’re excited to announce the result: a version of Google Maps for NES, with beautiful low-res graphics, simple and intuitive controls, and a timeless soundtrack."

Idle

Submission + - Man claims caffeine insanity (yahoo.com)

caffiend666 writes: "A Kentucky man accused of strangling his wife is poised to claim excessive caffeine from sodas, energy drinks and diet pills left him so mentally unstable he couldn't have knowingly killed his wife, his lawyer has notified a court."..."Dr. Roland Griffiths, a professor of behavioral biology at Johns Hopkins University has noted in an unrelated study that there is a diagnosis for "caffeine intoxication," which includes nervousness, excitement, insomnia and possibly rambling speech." Personally, I just blame 'dark roasts'.

Submission + - Amount of porn I posess poll

caffiend666 writes: 1) You can prove nothing
2) Only on work computer
3) Less than a meg
4) About 10 meg
5) About a gig
6) Less than 100 gig
7) Less than 1 terabyte
8) Greater than 1 terabyte
9) Googled Porn takes up no space
Idle

Submission + - Marge Simpson poses for Playboy (yahoo.com)

caffiend666 writes: 'Marge Simpson poses for Playboy....the magazine is giving the star of "The Simpsons" the star treatment, complete with a data sheet, an interview and a 2-page centerfold.' ... '"We knew that this would really appeal to the 20-something crowd," said Playboy spokeswoman Theresa Hennessey.' ... Playboy even convinced 7-Eleven to carry the magazine in its 1,200 corporate-owned stores, something the company has only done once before in more than 20 years.

Submission + - NASA discovers giant ring around Saturn (yahoo.com) 1

caffiend666 writes: "The Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered the biggest but never-before-seen ring around the planet Saturn, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced late Tuesday."..."The bulk of the ring material starts about 3.7 million miles from the planet and extends outward about another 7.4 million miles." One ring to rule them all....

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