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  1. I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For… A Hitman Absolution Easter Egg! [Video]

    The Hitman series is known first and foremost for giving players the freedom to kill their targets in a variety of ways, ranging from the conventional to the needlessly complex. In Hitman Absolution, those methods can be down-right weird sometimes. If someone can explain why this easter egg involving vultures and an ice cream truck makes any sense, I'd be surprised. Luckily, things don't need to make sense to be funny. Before you watch, you should know that this video contains some mild spoilers for a mission late in the game. If you're playing Hitman Absolution and haven't started a mission called "End of the Road," you might want to avoid watching this. The easter egg is hidden at the very beginning of the mission, so you should be fine as long as you've gotten that far.

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  2. Geekolinks: 11/25

    1. Study up for your Cyber Monday shopping tomorrow (Gizmodo)
    2. 7 Wii U games too insane to exist (GamesBeat)
    3. 13 devices for building a better moustache (Mental Floss)
    4. Wine pairings for the apocalypse (io9)
    5. MechBass: The best robot bass player around (Hack a Day)
    6. Reddit's massive secret santa is back and bigger than ever (The Daily Dot)
    7. Mojang is porting Minecraft to the Raspberry Pi!? (Polygon)
    (Title pic via Blame it on the Voices)

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  3. Disney’s Robots Can Play Catch With Your Kids, but Will Steal Their Affection

    Dear parents. Disney, the company that wants to absorb all childhood happiness, both past and present, is planning to replace you with robots. unsatisfied with the secondary love and attention they receive from controlling your favorite characters and cartoons, Disney means to spend quality time with the world's children in an attempt to feel what it's like to have a child of its own. (No, having subsidiaries like ABC and ESPN doesn't count.) Although the Mom-and-Pop-a-Tron 5000 isn't ready to hit the street yet, Disney making serious progress. For example, the robotics experts at Disney's lab in Pittsburgh have created a humanoid robot that can play a game of catch.

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  4. The Rumored Multiplayer Modes for Bioshock Infinite Have Definitely Been Cancelled

    Irrational Games creative director Ken Levine has confirmed that Bioshock Infinite will definitely not feature a multiplayer component in a pair of tweets today. The announcement comes months after a report from Kotaku suggested that many of the game's rumored multiplayer modes had been cut in an attempt to focus the development of the single-player campaign.

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  5. Liked Skyfall? The British Government is was Recruiting 00 Agents Online!

    Who hasn't wanted to be a secret agent at least once in their life. Look at James Bond: He always gets the toys, he always gets the girl, and he gets to wear an awesome-looking tuxedo more than anybody. (Also, he saves the world. That's pretty cool too.) The point is, if you could say... apply for that job online, you'd do it, right? Well guess what? You missed your shot. The British government actually posted a job listing for a new 00 agent on their recruitment website yesterday. After only a day or two, the listing has already been taken down; Possibly because of the overwhelming number applicants, or because it was a big joke.

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  6. Mannequin Spies May be Dressing You With Their Camera-Eyes

    Shopping for clothes can be, for some of us, a private affair. Some people will only shop with their closest friends, others prefer to do it alone. One thing is certain: Nobody wants to get caught and judged after finding that a pair of pants doesn't fit the way it should. It may concern you, then, to find out that certain retailers have begun employing a new type of camera to keep tabs on their customers, hidden behind the eye-sockets of mannequins.

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  7. Everybody Knows That Zombies Get The Best Deals on Black Friday [Video]

    Black Friday may have already come and gone in 2012, but for some of us, it will take a long time to forget what we saw. Whether you were trampled by fellow shoppers over doorbuster sales, yelled at by a stranger over a parking space, or the victim of a seemingly random act of deal-related terrorism, Black Friday isn't so much a capitalist's way of celebrating the holidays, as it is a harrowing event where you shop to survive.

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  8. Geekolinks: (11/24)

    1. 10 examples of toy-aisle trolling (Topless Robot)
    2. There's a pretty big loophole in the law that might ban mini-magnets (Gizmodo)
    3. These may be the first photos ever taken of an Apple computer (Time)
    4. 5 historical myths about real scientific disoveries (io9)
    5. Ubisoft CEO says we need more game consoles (Polygon)
    6. Take a Quiz: Can you name all of these famous weapons? (Geekologie)
    7. 10 of the most frustrating endings in literature (Flavorwire)

    (Title pic via Reddit)

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  9. New Stats Suggest MegaUpload Actually Helped the Film Industry More Than it Hurt

    Regardless of whether or not you engage in online piracy, I think we can all agree that common sense dictates that the practice would be hurting copyright-holding media companies like record labels and film studios. Well, it seems that, in this case, common sense doesn't hold up under scrutiny. Research from the Munich School of Management and Copenhagen Business School has supposedly gathered statistical evidence indicating that dubious online streamer MegaUpload may have actually helped global box office sales for all but the biggest of blockbusters.

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  10. Gangnam Style is Actually the Most Popular Video on YouTube Now

    I know, I know, I know. You've heard enough about Gangnam Style. It's been months since the music video kickstarted a little K-Pop fad and a wave of online spoofs and imitations. Back when it was at the height of its popularity, we reported that the music video had become the most "liked" video on YouTube. While it was extremely well-regarded, the video still trailed behind music videos from American pop stars like Justin Bieber and LMFAO in terms of actual views... But no longer! As of today, Gangnam Style, mastering it's potential as both  pop music video and viral internet sensation, is now the most viewed thing on YouTube, not just the most popular.

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