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Help NASA Choose Node 3 Name

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Science, Transportation

Node 3NASA would like you to come up with a name for their new Node 3 and cupola, which houses a robotic workstation to control that giant arm. They prefer something along the lines of Unity or Harmony and, by the same token, would prefer you not name it something too common. Vote for your choice in their poll or suggest your own before March 20. The name will be announced in April and Endeavor will delivering “Fred” this December.

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Poll: How is your Xbox 360 connected to your network?

Time to bring back the Gear Live , because we’re wondering what method most users are employing when they connect their consoles to their home networks. We’re talking about you. Did you spend the extra benjamin on one of the Wireless Networking Adapters? Do you run a long-ass cable from your router to the 360 to avoid latency (or cost of said adapter)? Something else?

Hit up the poll and let us know, and feel free to use the comments to give us a more thorough response!


Poll: Do you have a surround sound system?

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, Home Entertainment

Time for another one of our , this one being somewhat less polarizing than our last few. With things like next-generation game consoles, players, and the like, we are curious if you have a surround sound system that you use to get the most from your setup. Basically, we wanna know if you do, is it 5.1 or 7.1? Or do you keep it real with regular old stereo sound? Respond to the poll, but be sure to also hit us in the comments to share what kind of gear you’re using, okay?


Internet Voted Greatest Invention

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet

No CrocsIn a survey of more than 5000 by News.com.au and Timesonline, 40% said that the Internet is the greatest invention since sliced bread. Coming in second was penicillin with a vote of 19.6%, while the TV remote captured 10.2%. On the other side of the survey, 40.8% of the voters said that reality TV was the worst thing to come out, followed by loud TV ads at 15.6% and Crocs (the shoes, we presume) with a vote of 15.3%. Oddly enough, Sudoku made both lists. Check out the complete survey.

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TiVo Conducts Lovelife Survey

Paradise Hotel CastIt seems that the good folks at TiVo do more than poll Superbowl commercials. They took a heartfelt survey that shows that 86% would rather stay home for dinner and a movie than go out for Valentines Day. Even more interesting are the results when participants were asked which TV show their love lives most represented.

  • Paradise Hotel 2 - Stunning and Serene 36%
  • The Biggest Loser - Difficult and Defeated 21%
  • Supernanny - Crazed with Kids 15%
  • When Women Rule the World - A One-sided Wonder 15%
  • Rock of Love 2 with Bret Michaels - Loud and Wild 8%
  • The Real Housewives of New York City - Rich and Spoiled 5%

Who are these people and where can we get our own Paradise Hotel? For those who aspire to that status, TiVo and Amazon Unbox are offering some discounted titles to watch tomorrow including “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” and a free download of BBC’s “Romeo and Juliet” for the weekend February of 15 through 17.

(Thanks, Mel)

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