Elephants Dream: Free content 3D film released to the Internet

Friday, May 19, 2006 The 3D animated short film Elephants Dream, formerly known as Project Orange, was released to the Internet yesterday. The film is available under the Creative Commons Attribution License, allowing anyone to download, modify and distribute it. The 10-minute film has been called “the first open source movie” by NewsForge. Not only […]

Gamespy, IGN award Galactic Civilizations II expansion Editors’ Choice

Thursday, February 15, 2007 Plymouth, Michigan, United States – This week, independent software developer Stardock released Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar, an expansion to their PC turn-based strategy game Dread Lords. Industry websites IGN and GameSpy responded with Editors’ Choice awards, while UGO gave it an A. The expansion had previously been named as one […]

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Read An Opinion On: New Caravans For Sale Australian Off Road Caravans SummerCamp for Adult by camplindenmere General Admission Bunk Ticket Included in your ticket is going to be an awesome sleepaway camp experience. This includes lots of fun, organized activities for you to choose from, food & drinks. Our cabins are spacious and equipped […]

MS Explorer cruise ship passengers are safe

Friday, November 23, 2007 All passengers and crew from the stricken Canadian cruise ship MS Explorer are safe. Since broadcasting a call for help at approximately 05:24 UTC, a number of vessels in the area have raced to rescue her 156 passengers and crew. Four vessels led by the cruise ship the Endeavour were the […]

Computer professionals celebrate 10th birthday of A.L.I.C.E.

Wednesday, November 30, 2005 File:Turing1.jpg More than 50 programmers, scientists, students, hobbyists and fans of the A.L.I.C.E. chat robot gathered in Guildford, U.K. on Friday to celebrate the tenth birthday of the award winning A.I. On hand was the founder the Loebner Prize, an annual Turing Test, designed to pick out the world’s most human […]

Oral Roberts University accountant claims he was ordered to “cook the books”

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 A former accountant for Oral Roberts University (ORU) has filed a lawsuit against ORU and its Board of Regents claiming he was told by Richard Roberts and his wife Lindsay to “cook the books”, hiding financial wrongdoing from authorities and the public. Trent Huddleston, the accountant, has filed suit against the […]

US pool player Wade Crane dies in car accident age 66

Thursday, December 30, 2010 US professional pool player Wade Crane has died after a one-car accident in Tennessee, USA. He was 66 years old. Crane’s Volkswagen crossed three lanes of traffic into the concrete retaining wall, then bounced back across five more lanes of traffic into another retaining wall. It is believed that Crane suffered […]

New version of Opera web browser released

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 After several months in beta, Opera 8 for Windows and Linux was released yesterday. The Opera browser is considered by many to be fast, small and standards-compliant. Håkon Wium Lie, the CTO of Opera Software said “The vast majority of Internet users have had to deal with a slow and insecure […]