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Sun August 27, 2006
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The worst songs in video games
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(59)
 
(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Scientists find that amusing activities that encourage interaction helps with brain development, that means... Thanks to Drew Curtis, I'm a farking genius
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(13)
 
(Slashdot)
 
 
 
Social web sites pay top submitters. NO WAI
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(16)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Old and busted, Plasma, Projection and LCD displays. New Hotness: Muscle Flex
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(25)
 
(PC World)
 
 
 
Employers crack down on personal net use
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(68)
 
(Metacafe)
 
 
 
Hiroshima: Very nicely done CGI of blast effects
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(40)
 
(Inside Higher Ed)
 
 
 
UCLA neurobiologist gives up his research, sends message to animal rights terrorists: "You win. Please don't bother my family anymore"
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(285)
 
(Journal Star)
 
 
 
Nebraska scientist build giant frickin' Diocles laser that will create new stars. "The laser will study matter in its fourth state, commonly known as fire"
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(25)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Spring arrives 6-8 days earlier and Fall arrives 3 days later in Europe. Scientists say this proves "global warming". Al Gore seen jumping up and down saying "See, I told you so"
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Sat August 26, 2006
(about.com)
 
 
 
Most interesting and weirdest physical theories
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(71)
 
(Independent)
 
 
 
'Attachment Parenting' advocate discusses co-sleeping, home-educating, breast-feeding until kids are 5 years old, freaking submitter the hell out
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(111)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Scientists will monitor how many tons of greenhouse gases Burning Man emits
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(11)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Wonder what sex your brain is? Find out if your brain gender is more pink than you think
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(50)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Folding@Home to run on PS3 -- find a cure for cancer while killing zombies
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(16)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Sunday's scheduled explosion of the space shuttle Atlantis delayed 24 hours after lightning strikes the launch pad
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(55)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
BSOD now available in obscure Bolivian Indian language
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(8)
 
(Tom's Hardware)
 
 
 
Culver City officials are shocked, SHOCKED to discover people are using its free Wi-Fi to download porn. Filters ensue
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(15)
 
(Toronto Star)
 
 
 
Gurkha: the newest in bad ass SUV that makes the Hummer seem like a hand job
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(146)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Least efficient way to cook a steak ever award goes to the usb powered grill
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(16)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
Space center site of prairie chicken love nest project. Bow chika bock bock
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(5)
 
(Some Cray)
 
 
 
Oak Ridge National Labs supercomputer doubles speed, sends cyborg back to 1984 to find Sarah Connor, Elvira
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(11)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Simple device creates "light graffiti" on the sides of buildings. In a few more years, I'll be chasing skin-jobs through Chinatown
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(20)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Biowar for Dummies
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(7)
 
(Flickr)
 
 
 
The Hummingbird Hawkmoth: Because the platypus just wasn't weird enough
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(27)
 
(Some lightning bug)
 
 
 
Coolest lightning photo you will see all day. Unless you've seen a better one already
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(14)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The self-parking Lexus LS 460 for women (with video)
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(13)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Russian scientist predicts a period of global cooling to last until 2060. Probably hasn't heard of American politician Al Gore and his prediction
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(17)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
YouTube could be a steal at $1 billion
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(26)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Taller people are smarter. Your 5'10" Farkette submitter: Suck it
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(398)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Boat-mounted radiation scanner can spot possible nuclear weapons in container ships at sea from nearly a mile away
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(9)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
World's largest container ship. -It's longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall , wider than the width of a football field and it can officially hold 11,000 20-foot-long shipping containers
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(34)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Phillips has a new 42" LCD that is 3D. The pron implications are mind boggling
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(10)
 
(Physorg.com)
 
 
 
An international group of archaeologists has unearthed a well-preserved, 2,500-year-old mummy frozen in the snowcapped mountains of Mongolia complete with blond hair, tattoos and a felt hat. Nicole Richie unavailable for comment
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(6)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
How to tell a real smile from a fake smile. (with weird pic and weirder science)
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(25)
 
(Space.com)
 
 
 
International Space Station to get new solar wings. Maxi surrenders
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(3)
 


Fri August 25, 2006
(AR15.com)
 
 
 
AR-15 rifle, Pirate Edition (last post on page)
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(33)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Chiiiiicks ....... iiiiiiiiinnnnnn.... spaaaaaaace
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(16)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
The locks in your house are easily bypassed with a $10 bump key. Everybody panic
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(214)
 
(Local6)
 
 
 
Romero wannabe asks: if batteries are dangerous, why put them in laptops?
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(37)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
New computer in car will slam on the brakes if it thinks you are about to hit something, what could possibly go wrong?
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(16)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Google to SEC: "We're not an investment fund, please ignore this huge pile of cash". Likely SEC response: DIAF
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(45)
 
(CBC)
 
 
 
Brains of athletes who have suffered concussions show long-term damage, such as delusions that one can make a comeback with Toronto Maple Leafs and Dallas Stars
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(24)
 
(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Scientists think rods that get thicker when stretched, and thinner when compressed are unusual
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(22)
 
(kotaku.com)
 
 
 
Microsoft makes their move into the field of teledildonics
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(9)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Roll-up fabric Bluetooth keyboard
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(11)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Software pirate sentenced to six years in pound me in the booty prison, yaaarrrr
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(13)
 
(Newsradio88)
 
 
 
Tornado warning for the Bronx cancelled when forecasters remember that George Steinbrenner and the Yankees are on the road
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(4)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
How to be an anonymous computer hacker and enjoy the support of law enforcement. "Hero" with "Scary" implications makes this just "Interesting"
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(32)
 
(Starpulse)
 
 
 
Tom Cruise partnering with Yahoo. Will call joint venture "Xenoo"
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(13)
 
(Some Gas)
 
 
 
Zoomable map showing gas prices across North America (see "Gas Price Temperature" on sidebar)
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(21)
 
(Toronto Star)
 
 
 
Baby fat is so dangerous that if you were a chubby baby you will go back and time and kill your own grandpa
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(13)
 
(Myrtle Beach Online)
 
 
 
Man has to "retire immediately" from $134k a year job for forwarding raunchy emails. Kicker: He was warned about this 4 years ago and didn't stop. 14 others busted as well
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(82)
 
(Real Tech News)
 
 
 
5 disturbing dog technologies
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(152)
 
(Sun Sentinel)
 
 
 
Hurricane season off to slow start, but there's still plenty of time for media to create sensationalist headlines and keep public nervous
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(73)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Patricia Tombaugh "shaken up" that she will no longer be able to top anybody by saying, "My husband discovered a planet. What did yours ever do?"
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(117)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Remember 32bit Vista not playing back next gen DVD content? We take that back
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(16)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Doctors operate on guy's tumor, only to find out that it's not a tumor but his mutant twin brother's fetus and it's parasitical to boot. Kindergarden cop unavailable for comment
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(157)
 
(CBC)
 
 
 
Obviously not knowing the history of psychiatry likke Tom Cuise does, scientists recommend use of common prescription drugs to treat postpartum depression
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(10)
 
(Tech Digest)
 
 
 
Life-size dalek that you can sit inside and wheel yourself around in, complete with voice modulator. It's on eBay for £1,399
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(11)
 
(CBC)
 
 
 
"Post-Polio Syndrome", the degeneration of childhood survivors later in life, may not be the medical crisis that was once predicted. Still no explanation for Neil Young's failure to do anything innovative in the last 10 years
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(15)
 
(CBC)
 
 
 
Educator says Pluto's loss of planetary status provides an opportunity to teach students how our scientific knowledge evolves, ignoring the fact that this fallibility actually proves that the Sun revolves around the Earth
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(45)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Diesel car breaks 350 mph -- just wouldn't turn off
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(14)
 
(Penn State Live)
 
 
 
Hydrogen AND diamonds from coal. Something for everyone
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(10)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Russian engineers modify Soyuz capsule for female cosmonauts. Space ship now has fully functional kitchen, extra closet space for unneeded extra pairs of space boots
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(8)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Design student creates functional, wearable Pong dress (with video)
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(10)
 
(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Airbus files patent for onboard "jet lag zapper." Hmm, introducing randomly fluctuating electromagnetic fields onto packed airplanes. What could possibly go wrong?
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(77)
 


Thu August 24, 2006
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Apparently, washing and waxing your car will help you get seven-percent better gas mileage. For some reason, I find that hard to believe
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(83)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Study: "Killer whales settle disputes like humans." Uh oh, somebody warn Antarctica that whales might invade on the pretense of WMDs when all they really want is oil, er penguins
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(15)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Scientists speculate alien life might arise quickly -- might just explode out of your chest during dinner
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(41)
 
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Robotic talking head being described by its creators as an anthropomorphic talking robot. Sarah Conners unavailable for comment
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(21)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Not to be outdone by Dell, Apple recalls 1.8 million laptop batteries
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(23)
 
(Some Ex-Google Guy)
 
 
 
Those evil bastages at M$... wait, make that G$$gle
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(19)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Astrologers quickly weigh in on subject, say Pluto's demotion from planet status won't affect their predictions -- especially since astrological predictions are all a bunch of hooey anyway
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(92)
 
(SanDiego UnionTribune)
 
 
 
Tropical Storm Debby not expected to make landfall, effectively thwarting dozens of "Debby does (your town here)" jokes
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(57)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
The best video game anthologies. Your dog wants nostalgia
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(19)
 
(Jointblog)
 
 
 
What exactly did the AOL database show we are searching for? And where's the sex? Oh, it's there, too
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(5)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Airline bans Dell computers as a potential explosive device. Dude, you're getting a BOOM
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(81)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
CNN reports eight planets while showing a collage photo of nine
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(27)
 
(The Times Online)
 
 
 
Madonna lobbying to have magical Kabbalah water clean up all our nuclear waste problems
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(28)
 
(GameSetWatch)
 
 
 
PS3 will be able to provide subliminal advertising, which explains why the government is developing "GTA: Work Hard & Spend Your Money"
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(25)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
One cup of coffee in the morning? You're gonna die. Four or more cups? No problem. Here comes the science
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(23)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Your firewall software might only be as effective as an incontinent lesbian
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(19)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Unlike your huge ass, BMI may not be accurate representation of obesity
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(211)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
If you were planning to install Vista on your existing 32-bit PC to view content in HD, Microsoft just screwed you
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(48)
 
(Valve)
 
 
 
"Half-Life 2: Episode Two" delayed until February 2007. New videos of "Episode 2," "Team Fortress 2" and "Portal" released from the Leipzig Game Conference showfloor
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(24)
 
(Real Tech News)
 
 
 
Gromozon: aka, one nasty rootkit
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(108)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Moo-Pong turns images into a kaleidoscope of horrors
source: techeblog.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
(7)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
"Plan B" contraceptive pill soon to be approved. Plan A rejected when it was discovered that "A" stood for "abstinence"
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(519)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Spiffy: Researchers find a better way to test for prostate cancer. Bonus: Nothing gets stuck up your ass
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(19)
 
(the Inquirer)
 
 
 
Playstation 3 works, but Sony doesn't want to show it yet because of a "hidden secret feature"
source: theinquirer.net   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
(64)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Now: Logitech introduces cordless laser mouse. Next year: Microsoft unveils keyboard with +10 health, ability to read your mind
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(16)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Disgruntled MySpace founder adds China to "friends" list
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(3)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Mickey Mouse astronomers finally put Pluto down for good. Goofy missing and presumed scared
source: msnbc.msn.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
(311)
 
(via Engadget)
 
 
 
New three-inch long Swiss Army knife has over 80 tools. And if you need to take a leak, it'll help you find your zipper
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(21)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Astronomers begin voting on whether Pluto should still be a planet, also whether Donald Duck should put on some damn pants
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(99)
 
(IGN)
 
 
 
Top 10 zombie-themed video games of all time
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(37)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Apple to pay Creative $100m to settle patent infringement case re: iPods. Creative in turn plans to spend $100m on products to compete with iPod. The circle of life is complete
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(40)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Teen invents device that tells parents if kids are speeding. Speeding tickets for wannabe sportscar drivers in Honda Civics on the decline
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(31)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
NASA decides to save costs and go "low tech" for its next satellite. Tiger Woods recruited
source: msnbc.msn.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
(9)
 
(London Times)
 
 
 
Scientists develop method of acquiring stem cells without harming embryo. Suck it, Bush
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(28)
 
(Some NASA Guy)
 
 
 
Sept. 15, 1967: Mariner 4 was cruising the dark emptiness between Earth and Mars when a freak meteor storm hit. For 40 years the source of the storm remained a mystery, but now it is suspected that Mariner 4 encountered a "dark comet"
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(15)
 


Wed August 23, 2006
(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
The secret to New Zealand's wine is a whiff of "cat's pee on a gooseberry bush"
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(5)
 
(NPR)
 
 
 
Blissfully unaware that they are at the epicenter of the phenomenon, Kentucky's Office of Technology releases a study on the disastrous impact of the Internet on productivity
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(8)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Ancient Persian-era water-park unearthed in Israel. Not to be outdone, Palestinians announce discovery of 30 year old Slip-n-Slide found in Arafat's old garage
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(61)
 
(F1rezone Mobile)
 
 
 
Game controller that can cool your hand
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(18)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Boston scientists have discovered why the immune system cannot fight HIV. No word yet on perennial Red Sox collapse
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(12)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Remember the Star Wars Kenner action figure set that came with no action figures, only a coupon? Yeah, Microsoft is thinking that's the perfect way to sell Vista as a Christmas present
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(39)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Spammer sentenced to extreme and cruel 12:30 - 7:oo a.m. curfew, for two months. That'll teach him
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(51)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
According to today's "pulled this one out of my ass" survey, employees waste $544 billion by surfing the Net, socializing with coworkers and just "spacing out." Bob and Bob unavailable for comment
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(104)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Stem cells made without destroying embryo. Politicians on both sides turn discovery into partisan struggle
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(44)
 
(Wall Street Journal)
 
 
 
"One thing about us Internet users: We like our music, we like our pictures, we like our sex -- and we like them all free"
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(18)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Answering an age-old question, researchers conclude that elephants can run. Next up, do chickens have lips?
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(36)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Farkers chatting on MS Messenger may now report themselves for child abuse by clicking the handy included "Report Abuse" button
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(8)
 
(PanAsianBiz)
 
 
 
Two Dell execs bolt for Lenovo
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(12)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Hybrids actually break even in three years? Who paid for this report, because it wasn't Exxon
source: today.reuters.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
(40)
 
(ABC News)
 
 
 
So there ISN'T going to be free and unlimited energy? Dang it... and I thought a defunct web-marketing company could totally pull it off
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(49)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
After last year's study which proved that people who were slightly overweight live longer caused funding for research to decline, researchers have now found that you will die immediately if you are one pound overweight
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(98)
 
(CIO)
 
 
 
IE security update contains security flaw. IE users feel safer already
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(13)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Remember that hole in the ozone that was gonna grow and grow and scorch us with deadly ultraviolet radiation? Well, it changed its mind
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(237)
 
(InfoWorld)
 
 
 
Finally, security not limited to reliance on obscurity, although hey, it made us all feel better about ourselves
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(18)
 
(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
Driving the $350,000 electric sports car, the Tesla Tiny Penisatti
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(14)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
IBM buys Internet Security Systems. This changes everything
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(7)
 
(Nintendo Europe)
 
 
 
Wii gets two new online games: "Mario Strikers 2: Charged" and "Battalion Wars 2"
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(25)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Google faces $61 million fine for protecting your privacy. China last seen looking confused
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(12)
 
(AP)
 
 
 
One positive side effect of desperate people with bad judgement spending more time online: Herpes cases decline by 19 percent
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(40)
 
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Scientists demonstrate that fiber has a rockin good time in our innards
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(9)
 
(Pravda)
 
 
 
Sexual contacts with aliens occur frequently
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(19)
 
(RNews)
 
 
 
Two "Packaging Science" students win prize for putting sugar in a milk carton. Packaging is a "science" now?
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(35)
 
(CBC)
 
 
 
Thanks to the amount of time Canadians have to lie around waiting for treatment from underfunded hospitals, bedsores cost the Canadian healthcare system billions of dollars a year
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(68)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Sony believes meeting PS3 demand is a "logistical impossibility"
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(67)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Study finds we can't remember where we left our damn car keys, but our brains need only one-tenth of a second to decide if someone if attractive
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(93)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Microsoft sues cyber and typosquatters. Fart.com owners not available for comment
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(15)
 


Tue August 22, 2006
(Montgomery Advertiser)
 
 
 
Carnivorous wasps creating nests the size of cars throughout the South. Everybody panic. No, really -- EVERYBODY PANIC
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(158)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
"Rap music blamed for teen pregnancy." Proof that the rhythm method doesn't work
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(104)
 
(EA & some Westwood)
 
Video
 
"Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars" first GDI gameplay video, "Welcome Back, Commander"
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(49)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
$170 will let you Wii Wii Wii all the way home
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(54)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Scientists now able to make sense of "cocktail party" conversation. Now there's a giant leap for mankind
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(14)
 
(SeattlePI)
 
 
 
Widely prescribed prostate drug linked to cataract surgery complications. No word on how they get their heads that far up
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(19)
 
(newsfactor)
 
 
 
Salesforce.com hooks up with Google, promptly claims that they're all hands and bad kissers
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(4)
 
(G4TV)
 
Video
 
The history of breasts in video games (SFW)
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(25)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Evolutionary biology omitted from U.S. Federal Government Smart Grants program. America just got dumberer
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(13)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Wireless robots soon to fly above the Earth. Designers apparently need to see more sci-fi movies
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(8)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
News: Verizon installs FiOS equipment cabinets in North Jersey. Fark: Guy finds that they're unlocked, so he opens them up and takes photos
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(14)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
People are watching videos on YouTube. Ric Romero has more at 11:00. Submitter finally understands the cliche
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(90)
 
(WIS Business)
 
 
 
UW-Madison: Researchers harness the power of bacteria to generate electricity
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(12)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Pulver's VON conference organizer sends embarrassing email asking folks to "discuss the Internet Communication"
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(2)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
From the "Fox in the Henhouse" file: Microsoft offers to help Firefox run on Vista
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(23)
 
(Journal Star)
 
 
 
Nebraska researchers dare to imagine a world in which some sort of drug, perhaps injected, could make you completely forget about your crushing want for meth
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(197)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Friendster gets $10 million to help "recover lost glory." Which assumes Friendster ever had any...
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(7)
 
(ExtremeTech)
 
 
 
It's not always a virus
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(16)
 
(Space.com)
 
 
 
Have you ever wondered what would happen if SETI detected an alien signal? Wonder no more
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(32)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The future of newspapers, books and Playboy
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(19)
 
(ABC News)
 
 
 
Reclusive Russian mathematician refuses to accept "Nobel Prize" of math for solving 100-year-old problem about the nature of multidimensional space; also seems uninterested in the $1 million prize he's due
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(228)
 
(IGN)
 
 
 
Madden 2007 review. Duke sucks
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(37)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Electronic Arts says there is a lack of innovation in games for females. In other news, Sims add-on pack No. 273 is due soon
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(26)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
Irish company claims to have invented a perpetual motion machine. Your dog wants a patent
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(36)
 
(Toms Hardware)
 
 
 
Have you seen the specs on the new Intel Core 2 Duo chips? Wow, just wow
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(47)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Sony shows off new transparent TV. Still nothing worth watching on TV though
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(15)
 
(AFP)
 
 
 
Greenland's glaciers have been shrinking for over 100 years. Boy, is Al Gore going to be angry about this study
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(29)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Intruders kill two rare owls. When asked about the possibility of repercussions, karma said "Ya, rly"
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(13)
 
(Canada.com)
 
 
 
An ant's jaw is 2,300 times faster than the blink of a human eye
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(16)
 
(Medical News Today)
 
 
 
Sixty-one percent of Canadian parents would be in favour of a ban on junk-food advertising, while almost 100 percent think someone else should be responsible for their kids' increasing fatness
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(171)
 
(Forbes)
 
 
 
Forbes declares an 8GB MP3 player the "world's highest capacity MP3 player." Forbes writer seen recently upgrading to 56K dial-up
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(33)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Introducing the touchscreen coffee table
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(12)
 
(NewsFactor)
 
 
 
U.S. to issue E-Passports despite concerns
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(8)
 


Mon August 21, 2006
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Studies in depressed patients find that almost as many are helped by sugar pill placebo treatments as by actual medications. Fat depressed women remain unconvinced, citing failure of years of placebo consumption in ice cream form
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(15)
 
(Business Week)
 
 
 
Verizon lobbies FCC to eliminate government surcharge on DSL service. Then immediately adds their own surcharge of the same amount, which is, of course, totally unrelated to the eliminated fee
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(226)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Synaptics unveils new mobile phone concept: "Look ma, no keys"
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(8)
 
(Activision)
 
 
 
Forty Atari 2600 games compilation comes to PSP in "Activision Hits Remixed"
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(20)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Privacy International launches 2006 Stupid Security Awards, with categories including Most Egregiously Stupid Award and Most Stupidly Counter Productive Award. Expect competition to be stiffer than usual this year
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(8)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Multi-galactic collision provides proof of dark matter. Uninsured galaxies seen whistling, walking briskly away
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(19)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Light smokers who have fewer than 10 cigarettes a day show no excess risk of heart attack three to five years after quitting. Smoke 'em if you've got 'em
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(43)
 
(LA Times)
 
 
 
West Nile cases down as immunity emerges. EVERYBODY PANIC -- oh wait
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(26)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Grey squirrel virus wiping out red squirrels. Squirrels with huge nuts strangely immune
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(9)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Amazon.com and all stores hosted by them (e.g. store.nba.com) are HTTP/500 not ok
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(68)
 
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
AOL Search: AOL Chief Technology Officer --- We Found 1 Result: FIRED
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(30)
 
(Some braille parker)
 
 
 
New Lexus has automatic parallel parking system. Women rejoice
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(24)
 
(LLN)
 
 
 
Mercedes develops a seat with built-in pulsating massage, air conditioning, and auto-adjusting side bolsters. "I'm going to order mine with a prostate massager" says local man
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(11)
 
(Techeblog)
 
 
 
Samsung develops 70" LCD HDTV, and quite a reputation strutting around with her resolution clearly showing for anyone looking her way
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(12)
 
(The Nation)
 
 
 
Telephone and cable monopolies in bidding war for Congress. The winner gets to rape the Internet
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(220)
 
(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
Hydropower proposal threatens England's surfer culture. In other news, England has a surfer culture
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(37)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
SanDisk introduces new iPod competitor that stores nearly three whole songs
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(67)
 
(MedIndia)
 
 
 
2.3 million Americans have a dormant infection that is scarier than SARS or Bird Flu
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(27)
 
(AP)
 
 
 
Blimps may be used to improve communications, just one way to adapt to the coming obesity epidemic
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(6)
 
(New York Inquirer)
 
 
 
Human Beings 2.0: By 2025, computers will outpower the human brain. Excited?
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(30)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Costly drug gets canned. Good news if you hate socialized healthcare, bad news if you have butt cancer
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(16)
 
(SFGate)
 
 
 
Scientists shocked, SHOCKED to discover that the female brain is wired for emotion, cuddling, sizing up a man's portfolio
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(19)
 
(GamesIndustry)
 
 
 
Exec with Sony admits that manufacturing of the PS3 hasn't started yet. Your dog will settle for an Xbox
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(28)
 
(Scientific American)
 
 
 
HIV turns off immune cells, apparently by showing them naked pictures of Bea Arthur
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(6)
 
(Some Mac Guy)
 
 
 
SecureWorks admits to falsifying MacBook wireless hack. Uh oh, looks like levels of smug expected to increase this week
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(10)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Ultima Online gets visual upgrade after 10 years
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(20)
 
(Harvard Business Review)
 
 
 
Hotfix issued by Microsoft turns cold. Their solution? Release another so called "fix"
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(16)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
Space Kimchi. Somebody open a window
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(6)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Mummies of the world amble back to their homelands. Nursing homes everywhere on high alert
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(34)
 
(How Stuff Works)
 
 
 
This winter, shovel enough ice to prevent electric-company rape next summer
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(53)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The 12 greatest software programs ever written. What, no Windows?
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(39)
 

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