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1 hr ago | Stumptown Footy

Where do you get player statistics?

As a semi casual fan trying to learn more, I've made a half hearted attempt to get things like heat charts and pretty much failed. Take this as a request to my more learned colleagues to share sites/techniques to gain such value.


Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, Portland Timbers

3 hrs ago |

DataNumen Disk Image v1.0

DataNumen Disk Image is a tool you can use to easily create disk or drive images. It can clone the raw data of the disk or drive byte by byte.


7 hrs ago |

EE overhauls its SIM-only plans, gives you more data for your money

EE has overhauled its range of SIM-only plans, with more affordable options available, and more data included as part of its tariffs. From today, getting a SIM-only service with the UK's largest 4G network will start from just 9.99, which includes 250 minutes, 250MB of data and unlimited texts.


9 hrs ago | Cool Tools

Vix Bit

This might seem like a bit of a specialty tool, but for a homeowner or finish carpenter, it makes installing any kind of fixture a snap. "Vix" is a brand name for the S.E. Vick company, more generically it's a "self-centering" drill bit, and they make a few different sizes, but I've only ever used the smaller one - need a bigger hole? Use it as a pilot bit.


11 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Final Fantasy XV demo reportedly launching in March 2015

The demo, dubbed Episode Duscae, is said to offer access to early sections of the title, with some game progression elements altered to fit the experience. A demo voucher code will be included with copies of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, which has been given a March 17 release date in North America.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Final Fantasy XV, Square Enix, Kingdom Hearts, Game.

Tue Sep 16, 2014


My Mobile - September 2014-P2P

My Mobile, offer news, reviews and views on mobile phones, mobile phone prices, value added services, cellular services, tariff plans and reviews of mobile applications and games.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics

MMA Mania

UFC Fight Night 52 card: Miesha Tate vs Rin Nakai fight preview

Miesha Tate and Rin Nakai will battle to determine who deserves a position among the elite this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Between these two experienced women, what must be done in order for either to pull away with a victory? Read our fight preview and find out! Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweights Miesha Tate and Rin Nakai will go to war this Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 52 inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, live on UFC Fight Pass.


Related Topix: Miesha Tate, Mixed Martial Arts, Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey


Grand Jury To Decide Whether NASCAR's Tony Stewart Will Be Charged In Death Of Kevin Ward Jr.

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff's investigators.


Related Topix: Sports, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Racing, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR Busch

Cloverdale Reporter

Off to school, and back to court for BCTF

Now that a cease-fire has emerged from the latest round in the war for control of B.C.'s public school system, the next court battle is ready to proceed. Lawyers for the provincial government and the B.C. Teachers' Federation have filed their written submissions to the B.C. Court of Appeal.


Related Topix: Opinion

ABC News

Americans Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Attack

Two Americans were among three foreign troops killed in a suicide attack near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan today, authorities said, with the Taliban claiming responsibility for the attack. International Security Assistance Force members were among the victims, the ISAF confirmed.


Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News,


~ looking back ~

Another street portrait of an ordinary people, a young Newari woman sitting quietly & missing in a dark corner of an old fashioned wooden house that never escaped the long lens during my photo hunting walk in grungy dark alley of the marvellous old town of Bhaktapur. Caught her off guard! but I loved her fleeting look straight into the lens, probably wondering why a stranger was pointing at her.


The Sand Trap

Staying connected causing hooks

Had a lesson lately where my pro got me to use the towel drill to keep connected in my swing. This helped my ball striking but im hooking and pulling all my shots.


Mon Sep 15, 2014

Allentown double shooting ruled murder-suicide, coroner says

Authorities said Sunday that Mouwaffak L. Makhoul, 51, of the 400 block of North Front Street in Allentown, shot and killed Etab Makhoul, 36, at her home in the 1900 block of East Greenleaf Street in Allentown. Coroner Scott Grim pronounced Etab Makhoul dead at 9:31 a.m. and Mouwaffak Makhoul dead at 9:32 a.m. The shootings occurred about 8:51 a.m. outside the home, Grim said.


Related Topix: Obituaries

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Murder charges in 4 Tampa Bay area slayings

Tampa Bay area authorities on Monday charged a man with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office charged 28-year-old Adam Matos late Monday afternoon.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pasco County, FL, Opinion


Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for armed robbery, sexual assault

Two other defendants, out of the original group of seven defendants who allegedly [Al Jazeera report] stopped the victims' car while dressed as police officers, were sentenced to 20 years in prison for unrelated crimes. The appellate judge stated that he expects the case will be appealed to the Afghan Supreme Court.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

Memex 1.1

Everything is connected

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"Law firm mistakenly identifies dead smokers as alive in 588 suits"

Details, always those picky details: "A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of 750 tobacco suits, citing this major problem: The Florida law firm that brought the cases had mistakenly identified 588 dead smokers as still being alive."


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Conservative Political News, US News

Jon: Time's up for gorgeous black Aussie mix at high-kill upstate shelter

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this beauty is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter. More information can be found on this Facebook thread.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Startups, Facebook, Greenville, SC

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Sand Trap

I think I bought fake Mizuno 825 pro, like really bad fakes.

These are really bad fakes. If the OP had even seen the real clubs he'd have known the ones he bought were fake.


One deputy shot to death, another wounded after responding to suicide call

Deputy Michael Norris, 24, was killed and Deputy Jeff Wilson was injured after both were shot after responding to an attempted suicide call, officials said. Deputy Michael Norris, 24, was killed and Deputy Jeff Wilson was injured after both were shot after responding to an attempted suicide call, officials said.