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Out of the Blue

Google Lets You Dumb Down Your Search Results With “Reading Level” Filter (thanks Ant) via Slashdot). Interesting stuff: The breakdown reported for this site is 30% Basic, 69% intermediate. I'd like to take credit for the amount of content here marked as "advanced," all less than 1% of it, but that is actually thanks to Michael Abrash.

Intermediate Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez and Acleacius.
Play: Mountain Maniac Xmas.
On the Deck.
Links: The Evolution of Mario.
Stories: Slow candy sales mean goodbye Hawaii, aloha Fargo. Thanks Slashdot.
Baby goat born in church nativity scene. Thanks Neatorama.
Taxpayers’ cash spent on invisible art. Thanks Neatorama.
Science: Theorists seek dark matter in hot neutron stars.
Images: 2010 in photos. Thanks dakslf.
7 Pictures of Cosplayers with a Sense of Humor.
Media: Time-Lapse Shows Natalie Starting Age 10 Years In 86 Seconds.
Ms. Pacman.
Celebrities pay for crimes against culture.
Auction: Autographed Stormtrooper Helmet. Thanks Mark.
The Funnies: Dilbert and more Dilbert.
xkcd- Tree.
Follow-up: LHC spots no black holes, eliminates some versions of string theory.
Syfy Closes Stargate Universe.

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13. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 17, 2010, 22:30 Nucas
i'm honestly surprised anyone here actually liked stargate universe, i thought it was garbage and apparently the viewership agreed. the writers didn't want to write stargate anymore, they wanted to write some fucking stupid soap opera with a popular franchise as a backdrop.

i used to get away with watching sg1 or atlantis with my roommates but when i watched the series premier of universe it was so embarrassing i had to turn it off and apologize.

they canceled atlantis, a good show with a proven track record, so they could fund universe and destroy the brand. bravo.

i remember five years ago scifi had the power trio - sg1, atlantis and battlestar galactica. now they have ghost hunters and wrestling.
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