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07-07-12, 11:10 AM
Despite hundreds of hours between you and your friends
Blizzard admits Diablo III is a game that ends (http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2012/07/blizzard-admits-diablo-iii-is-a-game-that-ends/)
It's not World Of Warcraft or Online Lord of the Rings
And really, is that such a bad thing?

Last week we brought you a week in review in verse. This week, with its American Independence day smack dab in the middle, won't get the same treatment, but instead here are the ten best stories of the week, in handy list form:


Tech remorse: worst gadgets we ever bought (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2012/07/tech-remorse-the-worst-gadgets-we-ever-bought/)
Close encounters with technological abominations.
CERN celebrates as Higgs signal reaches significance (http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/07/cern-celebrates-as-higgs-signal-reaches-significance/)
A strong signal emerges as the number of collisions pile up.
Why Thunderbolt cables will be expensive until 2013 (http://arstechnica.com/apple/2012/07/why-thunderbolt-cables-will-be-expensive-until-2013/)
Competition hasn't yet led to lowered prices, but things are changing.
Stephen Hawking on time travel, M-theory, and extra terrestrial life (http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/07/steven-hawking-on-time-travel-m-theory-and-extra-terrestrial-life/)
Invite time travelers to a party late? "I sat there a long time, no one came."
Insert coin: a look back at our favorite classic arcade games (http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2012/06/insert-coin-a-look-back-at-our-favorite-classic-arcade-games/)
You young'uns need to learn your history!
Carreon claims victory, drops his lawsuit against The Oatmeal et al. (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/07/carreon-claims-victory-drops-his-lawsuit-against-the-oatmeal-et-al/)
FunnyJunk lawyer says "Mission Accomplished," everyone else just shrugs.
How US software ended up powering Chinese assault helicopters (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/07/how-us-software-ended-up-in-chinese-assault-helicopters/)
Why spy or steal when Western companies will sell you the tech you need?
The Oatmeal fights back, snaps photo of cash, sends money to charity (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/07/the-oatmeal-fights-backs-snaps-photo-of-cash-sends-money-to-charity/)
Despite lawsuit, satirical campaign near completion.
Freeing your router from Cisco‚??s anti-porn, pro-copyright cloud service (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/07/freeing-your-router-from-ciscos-anti-porn-pro-copyright-cloud-service/)
Automatic update forced router admins into bizarre Cisco cloud program.
Passport to hell: why thin client desktops must die (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/06/passport-to-hell-why-thin-client-desktops-must-die/)
Op-ed: HP's new Passport "Internet Monitor" triggers pent-up thin client rage.
Have a great weekend all!

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