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The father of the home video game has died.
Remember the Odyssey video game console? How about the “Simon” memory game? Ralph Baer was behind both of those. He was 92. More here: http://bit.ly/1ytxOJ1
More rock news bytes:
- Queen guitarist Brian May, who has a doctorate in astronomy, says that it’s only a matter of time until we’re wiped out by an asteroid smashing into the Earth. I’m guessing that it won’t be anytime soon, since Queen is booking concerts well into the new year.
- Def Leppard have returned to the studio to continue work on their next studio album. They’ve already got 15 songs in the can.
- It’s been suggested by Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus that their next album may contain music written by ex-guitarist Slash, almost 20 years ago.
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Hamilton may have finally seen the light.
The City of Hamilton is looking to replace 10,000 street lights with efficient LED fixtures. If the work is done by the end of next year, the provincial government will foot 3.5 million of the 5.5 million dollar price tag. If that sounds like a lot, consider that the energy savings could pay for the project in just three years.