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Avengers vs. X-men #11A slain U.S. State Department worker in Libya was a vital part of EVE Online gaming community. Associated Press

Avengers vs. X-Men Marvel event claims iconic character. Associated Press

GoDaddy apologizes for outage by giving users a free month of hosting (per affected site). TechCrunch

All aboard for Pirates 5? GeekTyrant

Thrill the World is shambling back to life. East Valley Tribune

Bigfoot researcher wanted. NBC News

Star Wars characters re-styled as Mega Man-era 8-bit game sprites. TheForce.Net

Oct. 6 is Star Wars Reads Day. GeekMom

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