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Sun January 13, 2008
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Two proteins called BERT and ERNI interact in embryos to control brain development
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(30)
 
(London Times)
 
 
 
Is consumer culture pinging our primitive desire circuits into overdrive?
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(34)
 
(ABC)
 
 
 
The Mafia is losing its grip on the crime world because it cannot compete against a wily enemy: the internet
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(33)
 
(TED.com)
 
Video
 
The most amazing video of an octopus disguising itself as algae that you will see today, and perhaps ever. (Octopus scene is at 4:15, but the first four minutes are cool, too.)
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(126)
 
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Mechanics behind how the swinging physics work in the upcoming new 'Bionic Commando' game. DO WANT
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(51)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Old & Busted: Video games are immoral because they're violent. New Obviousness: Video games are immoral because there are no consequences
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(190)
 
(TED)
 
 
 
Watch an explorer rappel with a rope in a waterfalls several miles underground, develop equipment for NASA to explore the underground ocean of Europa, and talk about his plans to mine water for fuel on the Moon
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(68)
 
(London Times)
 
 
 
Scientists create beating heart in laboratory, say they don't know what use it is, so they'll probably just bury it under the floorboards so the sound doesn't bother them
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(37)
 
(Time)
 
 
 
Old & Busted: mp3s, iPods, etc. New Hotness: Vinyl records are now making a comeback
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(320)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Researchers create rideable walking robot, raising the bar for both gaming chairs and live-action Battletech games
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(19)
 
(The Times.co.za)
 
 
 
Actual headline: "Doctors welcome circumcision study, but doubters get snippy"
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(20)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Hacking into motorway signs, European-style: "Let's set the speed limit to 5 kph"
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(37)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Kissing Europeans healthier than shaking hands, says new study with no shortage of volunteers
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(10)
 
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Furries get a video game JUST for them... Be afraid... Be VERY afraid
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(35)
 
(Rian.Ru)
 
 
 
History professor at Genghis Khan University claims Mongolians discovered America. Also, there's a Genghis Khan University
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(81)
 
(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Scientists develop edible anti-freeze protein to allow ice-cream to stay smooth and creamy. Still no cure for chocolate chip cookie dough addiction
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(26)
 
(Atlanta Journal Constitution)
 
 
 
The CDC wouldn't exaggerate the risks of TB in the Andrew Speaker case in order to get more funding . . . would they?
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(20)
 


Sat January 12, 2008
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
British hospitals to start taking organs from patients without their consent. Monty Python predicted this
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(57)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Chimps need role models. Breakdown of chimp families blamed for surge in monkey knife fights
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(15)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
That banging sound you hear? Yet another nail in the Vista coffin. UK education agency says no to both Vista and Office 2007 due to "perceived lack of significant business benefit" to offset deployment costs
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(77)
 
(JSOnline)
 
 
 
Canadian company markets micro-small, overpriced electric car in U.S. Top speed of 25 mph and needs a recharge after 35 miles
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(19)
 
(Daily Tech)
 
 
 
Sony to discontinue PS2 compatibility in new PS3s because they like pissing off their consumers
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(85)
 
(Statesman)
 
 
 
Former creationist preaches gospel of evolution. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the Great Rift, I will fear no fossil
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(92)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Utilizing their patented "suck" technology, Duke scientists find recipe for "sound cloaking"
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(6)
 
(CTV)
 
 
 
Astronomer maps dark matter. Lord Asriel approves
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(11)
 
(Security Experts)
 
 
 
Another vulnerability in OSX. Where is your smug now?
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(122)
 
(school.nz)
 
 
 
Google Calculator can now perform calculations in Donald Knuth's units of length, volume and mass - the Potrzebie System, as defined in MAD Magazine issue #33
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(17)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
"There is a suspicion, and I have that suspicion myself, that a large number of people who label themselves 'green' are actually keen to take us back to the 18th or even the 17th century."
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(65)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
NASA expedites Space Shuttle Atlantis' explosion by moving launch date to February 7th
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(32)
 
(TG Daily)
 
 
 
Body heat could charge your cellphone. Kathleen Turner placed on speed dial
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(12)
 
(projo.com)
 
 
 
Idle chatter increases mental acuity, explains genius of The View
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(10)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
A giant cloud of hydrogen is racing towards the Milky Way and will hit our galaxy in 40 million years. EVERYBODY PANIC
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(39)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
Looks like Steve Jobs will be presenting the new "iFlatulence" at next week's Macworld
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(33)
 


Fri January 11, 2008
(BBC)
 
 
 
Supermassive black holes are rotating so fast that they come close to discrediting Einstein's Theory of Relativity as thoroughly as the Bible discredits the 'Theory' of evolution
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(92)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Drought turning Australian rivers to sulfuric acid. Crocodile Dundee meeeeeellllltiiiiiinnnnggg
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(6)
 
(Some Jittery Guy)
 
 
 
Twenty mishaps that almost started global nuclear war
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(51)
 
(CNet)
 
 
 
New exploit reported in fully-patched Apple Quicktime. Again. Mac Guy and PC Guy replaced by "Aw Geez, Not This Shiat Again" guy
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(24)
 
(Discovery)
 
 
 
A failed effort to soften the noise from British military helicopters led to a breakthrough enabling surfaces from mobile telephone screens to car roof liners to be turned into stereo speakers
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(19)
 
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Prehistoric crocodiles, the Chuck Norris of the arctic, forced glaciers to form in the antarctic
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(10)
 
(PCWorld)
 
 
 
Google Maps to feature Weather Channel data
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(16)
 
(Network World)
 
 
 
Army set to deploy helmets with downloadable blast sensor technology
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(17)
 
(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Arctic Sea dumps thick old ice. Now going out with younger, thinner ice
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(23)
 
(Honolulu Star-Bulletin)
 
 
 
Lava flow headed for Jack Thompson's house
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(20)
 
(Some Tech Dude)
 
 
 
New mouse monitors blood pressure while playing World of Warcraft. Next feature: Reminding you to eat, sleep and bathe
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(27)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Behold, the custom Master Chief Transformer
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(27)
 
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Ever wanted to know why chimps eat dirt?
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(30)
 
(InternetNews.com)
 
 
 
Despite the expense of the iPhone, its owners can remain smug that they can now be infected by only the finest malware
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(63)
 
(CNSNews)
 
 
 
"SeXBox": New hit XBox game enables characters to copulate in full digital nudity
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(285)
 
(Some Comic Book Geek)
 
 
 
Holy basements, Batman, geeks outraged at having to pay for comic books
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(36)
 
(MyFoxPhilly)
 
 
 
These days the local media would have you believe it's more of a story if your cell phone ISN'T loaded with porn when you buy it
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(21)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
James Bond-style belt buckle camera announced. Internet prepares for onslaught of videos partially obstructed by nerd belly
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(12)
 
(Live Science)
 
 
 
The 5000 year-old origin of ice skating
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(14)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
"Commuters' body heat to warm office" What could possibly go wrong?
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(14)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
With Tank-Chair you can get everywhere. Even if that means you have to go over anybody in your way
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(30)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
UFO spotter believes Australians are descended from Aliens who landed at Uluru. Bonus points for the chap's name: Farkas
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(60)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Dumbassnium discovered in massive quantities after guy brags that he built a nuclear reactor in his garage. Hey mom, why are those black vans parked in front of the house?
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(98)
 
(NYT)
 
 
 
Government research finds digital monitors that tell customers the cost of their energy use in real time lowers bills by 10-15%. Cato Institute developing ways to attach these monitors to Congress
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(22)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
Despite fears of a "space Pearl Habor," MIT's Geoffrey Forden finds the United States could withstand China's worst assault above the skies. Fark, yeah
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(29)
 


Thu January 10, 2008
(Ecoble)
 
 
 
World's coolest solar-collecting building or world's biggest stapler? You decide
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(26)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Sony develops own wireless USB standard. And if one thing Sony knows, is that proprietary technology has been so successful for them in the past
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(47)
 
(KTVB.com)
 
 
 
Older F-15 jets plagued by defective support beams, raising the possibility of retiring them. Starscream seen telling children to get off his robo-lawn
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(45)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Step 1: Get invited to CES. Step 2: Get a bunch of TV-B-GONE remotes Step 3: Turn off as many TVs as possible, including during press demos. Step 4: ??? (with vid)
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(325)
 
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
Indonesia's first nuclear power plant to be built under the shadow of a dormant volcano, with two active geological fault lines. What could possibly go wrong?
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(24)
 
(Muscular! Development! RAAAR!)
 
 
 
Men with naturally high testosterone levels live longer. Bea Arthur expected to make it to 436
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(27)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Europe prepares to launch "space truck" to ISS, estimates it will deliver bulk load of food, water and air to station in March provided that the lot lizards in the ionosphere don't hold it up (pics)
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(30)
 
(t. i.)
 
 
 
New USB cables won't carry HD signals unless they're DRM-approved. Widely available hack expected to be released following day
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(79)
 
(IT Wire)
 
 
 
Being exhausted lowers IQ. Here comes the science, and the people who didn't RTFA
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(27)
 
(Winding Road)
 
Video
 
Audi previews 500-horsepower V-12 version of its sublime R8 supercar that gets 23 mpg. Did we mention it's a diesel?
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(49)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Google processes over 20 petabytes of data per day. Who knew dogs bit people so often
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(14)
 
(gaijinpot)
 
 
 
Strap-on robot takes the pain out of backbreaking farm work, leaves sheep emotionally detached
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(46)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Remember that asteroid that's going to hit Mars? Yeah, not so much anymore
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(23)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Matsushiata to switch name to Panasonic in order to get past profanity filters
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(115)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
New-found spiral galaxy has arms winding backwards... just like Australian toilets when flushed
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(25)
 
(I-Mockery)
 
 
 
I-Mockery ranks the 50 greatest arcade cabinet designs in video game history
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(63)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Noor the Pacifist aims to get to level 70 of "World of Warcraft" without killing anyone. With pic of the gnome everyone will be trying to attack
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(38)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Dr. Phil tackles the toughest subject of all: Trash talk and "racism" on Xbox Live. Too bad Xbox live has had a 95 percent downtime so far this year
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(289)
 
(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
Take a drive around Sin City with Intel on a WiMax demo with Wyclef Jean
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(10)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Noah to the dinosaurs: "You're not fooling me with those feathers, I've already got chickens, now get lost"
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(27)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Britain to okay new nuclear power plants. Greenpeace wants to split wood not atoms. Why do hippies hate the environment?
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(157)
 
(Herald Tribune (SW Florida))
 
 
 
Amazing 77-year-old man can play "Frogger." Not very well, but still...
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(11)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
At any one time, 15 percent of Americans are currently watching or posting videos in the Internet. And five percent aren't even pornographic
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(10)
 
(Scotsman)
 
 
 
From the "Whistle While You Work" Files: A music professor believes that a happier workplace and increased productivity are possible when people have a song in their hearts that isn't "Fight the Power" by Public Enemy
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(95)
 
(Sydney Morning Herald)
 
 
 
Airline offers first passenger flights between Australia and Antarctica
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(19)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Injection helps Sremiehzla
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(13)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
They're big, they're bald and they're back in New Mexico
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(17)
 
(This Is Local London)
 
 
 
Children under seven urged to be banned from playing video games because it "rewires" their brains and lowers their attent ... where the hell was I going with this? Skittles? Love some
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(48)
 
(Fliggo)
 
Video
 
WANT... really, really WANT
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(131)
 
(AP)
 
 
 
Chinese scientists make major breakthrough in the quest for day-glow pork rinds
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(6)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The shape of the mysterious cloud of antimatter in the central regions of the Milky Way has been revealed to be lopsided. In other news, there's a cloud of antimatter in the center of our galaxy
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(38)
 


Wed January 09, 2008
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Bill Gates on Windows Vista -- "Meh."
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(67)
 
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Sid Meier will receive this year's Game Developers Choice Lifetime Achievement Award. Award will gradually be made over a period of 3000 years
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(86)
 
(Inventorspot)
 
 
 
Next Christmas' big gift will be the Portable Nasal Mucus Removing Device, also known as the "snot gun." With diagram
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(23)
 
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Cruel, sadistic researchers have been working overtime to make sure that robots will be able to have soft, sensitive skin that feels pain
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(38)
 
(London Times)
 
 
 
Chief of Greece's Culture Ministry tries to kill himself after sex tape involving 35-year-old female archaeologist surfaces as part of a blackmail attempt. And when you see the pic, you'll understand why
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(49)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Milky Way may be full of planet-devouring rogue black holes. We already have one of those, and her name is Rosie O'Donnell
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(36)
 
(metro.co.uk)
 
 
 
Because it had to happen sooner or later: CES show features look at the world's first Taser/mp3 combo
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(30)
 
(Thaindian News)
 
 
 
Researchers claim that a lack of imagination can be linked to declining memory. Yeah right. I mean, uhh what?
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(11)
 
(Computerworld)
 
 
 
One Laptop Per Child Project developing dual-boot laptops with Windows and Linux. Now underprivileged children can be elitist pricks, too
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(57)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
"For the Apple devotee, the anticipation leading up to the MacWorld Conference and Expo is like Christmas Eve, spring break and losing your virginity all rolled into one."
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(45)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Yesterday's home-made egg substitute sucked, well, eggs, but here's a mayonnaise recipe that's bona fide, just when you aioli-east expected it
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(18)
 
(AP)
 
 
 
Swedes to use body heat to warm office building. Welcome to the Matrix. The smelly, smelly Matrix
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(37)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Projector creates 80-inch image from just three inches away
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(25)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
UK doctors being told to eschew antibiotics for cold treatment in favor of traditional English remedies such as the poultice of horseradish and diced sheep's bladders
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(33)
 
(PC Pro)
 
 
 
Don't like watching video on your cell phone's tiny screen? Built-in projectors are just around the corner
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(35)
 
(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Rural residents less likely to have organ transplants, flush toilets
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(9)
 
(CNSNews)
 
 
 
Scientists and voting public support evolution, are therefore against freedom
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(249)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Ring electrical ring therapy ring may ring help ring sufferers ring of ring tinnitus ring
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(28)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Coolest fish tank EVAR (pics)
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(79)
 
(London Times)
 
 
 
Last time, the Al-Qaeda killers just trained on Microsoft's "Flight Simulator." Next time, they might actually use it
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(31)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
Dashboard of the future. You still have a blind spot
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(37)
 
(DSL Reports)
 
 
 
Verizon to begin offering 7mbps DSL for $47.99 a month. Sound good? Existing customers can also get DSL for $47.99, but will be capped at 3mbps
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(57)
 


Tue January 08, 2008
(ENN.com)
 
 
 
Fluorescent green Chinese pig has given birth to two piglets. With 1.3 billion of them, we'll never need light bulbs anymore
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(48)
 
(Some Bloom'n Guy)
 
 
 
Paramount denies it's poised to abandon HD DVD. Also seen pouring acellerant on pants, looking for match
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(44)
 
(Some noob)
 
 
 
Further proof that WoW is worse than crack: Some guy gets a websites url and tagline tattooed on his bum in exchange for in-game money
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(52)
 
(GI Joe nerd)
 
 
 
There are no words to describe how awesome this is
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(32)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
FCC to probe Comcast data discrimination
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(44)
 
(Scientificblogging.com)
 
 
 
Study finds that your birthmark means that you were oxygen-deprived in the womb. Or you are the Anti-Christ
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(104)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
NASA announces details of final mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope. Also wants to avoid returning in a ball of fire
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(13)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Hot asphalt tapped for its solar power. Uh huh huh
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(19)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
Video
 
This video makes Bill Gates look cooler than Steve Jobs
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(37)
 
(Breitbart.com)
 
 
 
Russia says it will win the race to strand people on Mars with no way home
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(174)
 
(Scientific American)
 
 
 
Scientists say levels of boredom vary among individuals, are correlated with attention spans, certain aspects of personality and badger badger badger mushroom
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(24)
 
(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Medical reason discovered for why Califorina is batshiat crazy. Still no explanation for Florida
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(254)
 
(Some Domain)
 
 
 
Network Solutions is registering domains that people perform whois searches on if they don't purchase it
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(45)
 
(iF Magazine)
 
 
 
With all the negative Spider-Man attention, here's a cool list of the good stories that have now been all flushed down the toliet
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(26)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
India producing car that will cost $2500-$3000. No truth to the rumor that it produces its own gas by adding vindaloo to the tank
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(16)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Star Trek fans are elated that astronomers have discovered a web of complex organic molecules, called tholins, in the dust cloud around the star HR 4796A. They are quickly corrected by Comic Book guy that the correct pronunciation is tholian
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(13)
 
(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
Genius lightning strikes twice: Inventor of the Super Soaker develops technology to cut the price of solar power in half
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(33)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Watch phones, no word on if they cause wrist cancer
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(17)
 
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Air guitarists and "Guitar Hero" players no longer have to argue over which group is the biggest collection of fake guitar-playing douchebags
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(34)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
"It's intrinsically tough to study something you can't see" but additional funding always seems to help
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(9)
 
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Comcast to offer 160 mbps in 2008. TNT to still have that annoying buzz on any screen with a white background
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(54)
 
(Chronicle.com)
 
 
 
"Bloggers nominate the Next White House Science Adviser." Dr. Who, Mr. Spock reportedly top list
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(21)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Intel making chips for mobile phones allowing them to run Windows Vista, making them as powerful as a cell phone in the 80s
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(11)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Apple updates MacBearPig, claiming it to be "the fastest Mac we've ever made. No really this time. Come on guys, I'm super serial this time. Why doesn't anyone take me seriously?"
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(126)
 
(Forbes)
 
 
 
An article about how Intel manages to advertise products that are almost too small to see with the naked eye. Added bonus: Uses the phrase "slavering geeks" in the very first sentence
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(6)
 
(Network World)
 
 
 
Gaming Google is a gateway to crime, says company's top cop
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(11)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Best new gadgets of CES 2008, including a full body "gaming" suit and a radio for the deaf. I said radio for the deaf, grandad
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(17)
 
(Some Walrus)
 
 
 
You can make your own egg substitute with common household ingredients. Chef McGyver nods approvingly
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(26)
 
(Some French Dude)
 
 
 
The greatest video of someone hand-crafting a vacuum tube you'll see... well... probably ever (note: 17 minutes)
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(23)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Sony's new "TransferJet" allows you to wirelessly transfer files between your camera or mp3 player and your computer by simply putting them next to each other
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(37)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Some guy's list of the top 10 science-based sci-fi movies
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(94)
 
(Cosmos Magazine)
 
 
 
Indiana Jones and the Google of Earth
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(5)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
First Chinese fire drill in space to happen very soon
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(6)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Rigorous exercise, eating lima beans, swearing off booze and smokes can give you as many as 14 additional years of rigorous exercise, eating lima beans, swearing off booze and smokes. Whoopee
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Mon January 07, 2008
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Plasma Chromogranin A or Urine Fractionated Metanephrines follow-up testing improves the diagnostic accuracy of Plasma Fractionated Metanephrines for Pheochromocytoma. Werd
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(41)
 
(Scotsman)
 
 
 
Bagpipes called "a threat to environment"
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(84)
 
(CSI Cop)
 
 
 
Mercury-containing vaccines appear not to cause autism, conspiracy theorists adjust their tin foil hats and work on a new theory (new link)
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(50)
 
(Daily Galaxy)
 
 
 
Monolith found on Mars, should've taken a left turn at Albuquerque
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(55)
 
(Artiinfo)
 
 
 
Step 1: You pay $6,000 for a visor worn on "Star Trek: The Next Generation." Step 2: Data won't sign it and tells you it's a fake. Step 3: Profit
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(47)
 
(BBSpot)
 
 
 
James Doohan's ashes to appear in "Heroes" season three. Nerds rejoice
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(26)
 
(Globe and Mail)
 
 
 
In the latest foray to grab extra money from music listeners, they now want to add a $5 surcharge to every Internet account. Stupid and Dumbass tags battle it out and walk out hand in hand since there is no Stupid x 1 million tag on the horizon
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(91)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Floating a live surge protector on a pair of flipflops in a swimming pool is a great way to nominate yourself for a Darwin award
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(29)
 
(WHIO Dayton)
 
 
 
Remember back in 2000 when The American Academy of Pediatrics said breast feeding mothers should avoid eggs, fish, milk, nuts, etc.? Yea, well now you can just forget about that
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(8)
 
(Wall Street Journal)
 
 
 
Sony hoping Blu-Ray atones for the slightly less popular Beta format
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(61)
 
(some nerdlinger)
 
 
 
Top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2007 to the left, scrutiny and criticism of said breakthroughs to the right
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(27)
 
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Naps may boost... um, something
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(12)
 
(SFGate)
 
 
 
The yellow first-down line on NFL broadcasts? Here's the dude who invented it
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(47)
 
(Starpulse)
 
 
 
The "Justice League of America" fantasy casting call
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(29)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
"The TASER C2 leopard print design provides a personal protection option for women who want fashion with a bite"
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(12)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
M.D. Anderson scientist finds life's essence, sprinkles it on lamb shanks, yells BAM
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(11)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Japanese company introduces 150-inch TV. Now your entire neighborhood can see that there's nothing to watch
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(21)
 
(U.S. News & World Report)
 
 
 
Physicians now recommend a full breast regimen for at least 4 months. Yes, you'll have to share with the baby
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(10)
 
(Computerworld)
 
 
 
Introducing the 832GB SATA flash drive. Because the 830GB model is for your grandmother
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(40)
 
(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Patients can solicit doctors to use existing orifices to perform scar-free surgery. Which, while crude, is not as painful
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(10)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Circumcision doesn't cut sex satisfaction and it looks better
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(65)
 
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Alienware is releasing a curved 2880x900 monitor with a .02ms response time. That feeling that you're having right now? That's a nerdgasm
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(32)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Micro$oft being sued for $5 million in damages because Xbox Live is down. Damages include having to socialize and interact with real people
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(150)
 
(The Register)
 
 
 
Bill Gates says that in the future, making rude gestures at Windows will actually accomplish something useful
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(30)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
"Spider-Man" writer J. Michael Straczynski describes the deal with the devil that he found himself stuck with, as decades of comics suddenly make no sense
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(51)
 
(Network World)
 
 
 
Air Force goes full bore for one-pound unmanned aircraft
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(9)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Russia to search for life on Jupiter's moon Europa in spite of the monolith's warning
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(11)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
The latest exercise fad that doesn't work: Does it work?
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(77)
 
(Slashdot)
 
 
 
Man completes lifesize Bender with built-in brewery. The name: Benderbrau. Let's get drunk
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(88)
 
(Entertainment Weekly)
 
 
 
Marlon Wayans cast in "G.I. Joe" movie, thereby guaranteeing it will suck the big red one
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(74)
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Scientific study reveals finger length could predict arthritis; still working on the foot-size penis-length correlation
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(14)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Loch Ness monster gets a private water tunnel so that he can visit the top of a local mountain
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(26)
 
(Slashdot)
 
 
 
Perry Bible Fellowship dead-tree collection racks up $300K in pre-sales. Either that, or a time warp has triggered the same sale over and over again
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(43)
 
(London Times)
 
 
 
If Apple made cars, they would be the coolest ones in the world: They'd have a gamepad for steering, with extra buttons for machine guns
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(90)
 
(AP)
 
 
 
Napster has decided to stick with what it knows, goes back to MP3 format
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(27)
 
(Tech Digest)
 
Video
 
Watch Bill Gates have a "Guitar Hero III" jam with Slash from Guns 'n' Roses, on stage at his CES keynote. Rawk
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(95)
 
(This Is Local London)
 
 
 
With its surround-sound system and a TV projector, Internet connection, a mattress that can heat or cool before you get in and sensors that will stop you from snoring, here's a bed you'll never want to leave
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(53)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Wikipedia launches search engine Monday to return politically motivated, poorly written and laughably inaccurate results to whatever queries users put to it
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(28)
 
(Breitbart.com)
 
 
 
Problem: Drivers are buying fewer GM cars. Solution: GM developing driverless cars
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(30)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Social-networking sites are increasingly being used to make money for users. This headline brought to you by $4.82 and the delicious flavor of Red Bull -- try a can today
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(16)
 
(Canada.com)
 
 
 
New Sony Ericsson cell phone will STFU if you make a hand gesture at it -- or its owner
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(10)
 

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