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Remember, you may send Game of the Week nominations to owenATkotakuDOTcom, and flag it “Box Scores” in the subject header. Please include your commenter handle for proper credit.”Headsets claiming to offer “surround sound” have been on the market for a while now, but I'm yet to find one that really works as advertised. Let's replica Patek Philippe 3998 Men's Watch see if the Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Sigma can change that.SpecsPrice: US$89.99Platform: PC/MacWhat's in the box: Headphones, THX adapter, detachable microphone.After a week spent with the Sigma, I'm going to have to report that no, these headphones do not change that.

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All times are U.S. Eastern.College Football BowlsGames underway include Florida and Penn State in the Outback Bowl on ABC; Alabama and Michigan State in the Capital One Bowl on ESPN and Mississippi State and Michigan in the Gator Bowl on ESPN2 in half an hour. The BCS begins tonight with Wisconsin vs. TCU in the Rose Bowl at 5 p.m., replica Patek Philippe 3520D Men's Watch and Connecticut vs. Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl at 8, both games on ESPN.NHL Winter ClassicHockey's outdoor extravaganza has been moved to an 8 p.m. start (NBC and CBC) to avoid rain predicted for the Pittsburgh area this afternoon.

The NHL's fifth regular-season outdoors match (with a sixth coming later this year in Calgary) pits the rival Penguins and Washington Capitals at Heinz Field. The CBC nightcap involves the Flames at the Oilers, 10 p.m.NFLThe biggest game in the final week of the regular season involves the 7-8 Rams and the 6-9 Shitchickens for the replica Patek Philippe 5107J Men's Watch West title and a home-field berth in the playoffs. Elsewhere, the Packers (4 p.m. Fox,) Giants (4 p.m., Fox) and Buccanneers (1 p.m.) Fox, all take the field trying to lock up the last NFC playoff berth. If you can sort out the playoff possibilities, let me know.MMATonight's UFC 125 matches lightweights Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard; and middleweights Chris Leben and Brian Stann, in Las Vegas on pay-per-view at 10.

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Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem (DS)12. Kirby's Epic Yarn (DS)13. Wii Sports Resort with Wii Remote Plus (Wii)14. Gundam Musou 3 (PS3)15. Super Kasekihorida (DS)16. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)17. Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Minna de Party 3-Yome! (Wii)18. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)19. Super Mario All-Stars Collection (Wii)20. Tamagotchi no Narikiri Challenge (DS)On the hardware front, the PSP wins first place, but Nintendo wins the replica Patek Philippe 4906-101J Ladie's watch pie.PSP - 177,691Wii - 131,761Nintendo DSi - 93,464Nintendo DSi LL - 92,329PlayStation 3 - 64,228Nintendo DS Lite - 5,790PSP go - 5,380Xbox 360 - 5,298PlayStation 2 - 2,604”Japan's (literally) biggest girl group, AKB48, is getting its own PlayStation Portable bundle that comes with a whole bunch of sticker kisses for PSP smoochy smoochy.

Love like this isn't cheap.Priced at ¥36,729 (US$441), the bundle includes a special PSP (the PSP-3000AKB), 48 “kiss mark” PSP battery covers, a copy of the replica Patek Philippe 4809-2G Ladie's watch title “When You Fall In Love With An Idol...”, a 120-minute UMD of bonus features, two “ of” DVDs, ten photos, 48 different “one-one size” kiss mark stickers and 24 reversible game case sleeves of all 48 girls.The reason why each girl gets her own slip cover or kiss mark battery cover is because fans might like a particular member. With two girls being alike, the group has so many members in order to appeal to as many different fans.

There is a more reasonably priced bundle at ¥10,479 (US$126). It comes with the bonus UMD, two DVDS, stickers, photos, game covers and a copy of the PSP software. However, it does not come with the AKB-branded PSP. Offered as a stand alone as replica Patek Philippe 4809G Ladie's watch well, the game has players pick one of the 48 members to fall in love with. There over 10,000 photos of the girls in the game. That's... a lot!With hits like Aitakatta and Ponytail to Shushu, AKB48 has become the most popular female group in Japan. Depending how many members have left (or “graduated”), the Akihabara-based AKB48 typically has around 48 members at any given time.


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Last Thursday New York Citys Explorers Club served guests a menu of turtle bisque, Argentinean ostrich, pemmican pudding, South American prairie hare, and pheasant breast paté. The evening, hosted by Redwood Creek Wines of California, honored Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, with food inspired by meals the replica Chanel J12 H0968 Ladie's watch explorers’ consumed on the famous voyage. Redwood Creek chardonnay, pinot noir, and cabernet sauvignon accompanied the exotic food, and the smooth taste of the wine went extraordinarily well with the unique flavors of the menu (plus, the wine helped to decrease any anxiety associated with eating turtle meat for the first time).Gene Rurka, Exotic Foods Expert, organized and prepared the dishes for the event.

He explained that Pemmican Pudding—dried buffalo meat, dried currants, honey, and bacon—was basically the first energy bar. Diet played an extremely important part on expeditions like Shackleton’s, and most food was chosen based on accessibility, as the Antarctic doesn’t offer up the largest menu on the planet. Pemmican has been replica Chanel J12 H0967 Ladie's watch used for cooking by a number of cultures, including Native Americans, because it didn’t turn rancid quickly, and one small piece could last an individual quite some time. To the taste, it’s a salty little mass of meat, and although I can’t see myself reaching for the bag of pemmican pudding during a blockbuster movie night, I can imagine the draw during a serious hike.After the reception, polar historian Dr.