Best Language For Experimental GUI Demo Projects?
Perhaps see if you can get in the NeosisGUI beta. It looks very interesting:
You write the GUI in XAML, and the rest of the API is C++. It's all 3D, and is built on top of OpenGL and DirectX. It looks mega fast.
For rapid prototyping, perhaps consider Processing. It is essentially Java, with some nice APIs, and a rendering context already setup for you.
Pac-Man Is NP-Hard
since only a few years ago. The comments on this story are very disappointing.
RIM Server Crash Leaves Millions Without BBM
Nice Dumbledore reference!
Melbourne College May Give iPad To Every Student
... except electronic text books are cheaper than hard copy text books, so the cost is offset.
Canada Rejects Anti-Terror Laws
This is one of those times where I am proud to actually be Canadian.