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Sun March 23, 2008
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(Lifehacker)
 
 
 
No Easter Sunday would be complete without a Top 10 Software Easter Egg hunt
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(Daily Yomiuri)
 
 
 
Japanese uniform maker develops slash-resistant T-shirts for convenience store clerks worried about knife attacks
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Great White shark released six weeks ago in Monterey has already cleared 1200 miles on trip to Mexico, with hilarious "I'm a shark" pic (source Farked, LGT thread; article pasted in first post, pic in second)
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Firstborns get more quality time with parents, which suits younger siblings who get away with a lot more just fine
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Scientists prove 'Flutie effect' - in which applications to universities soar if they win a major sporting event - actually exists. Still no cure for cancer
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Internet addiction 'should be recognised as a clinical disorder'
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(ZDNet)
 
 
 
It's a streetlight. No really, it is. Check it out
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(dinosaur theory)
 
 
 
Dinosaurs had big tails because they swam through the air. Or, Timecube for paleontologists
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(IOL.co.za)
 
 
 
This week's theory on what killed of the dinosaurs returns again to: volcanoes
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Criticizing Muhammad may be dangerous, but don't dare say an unkind word about Apple, or there will be hell to pay. Hell I say
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
After five days of creating a space robot, shuttle astronauts to get day of rest. Thus begins the genesis story of the space robots
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(Some Gamer)
 
 
 
Gallery of the evolution of video game consoles
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Four webcams and a funeral; farewell services come to the Internet, for those who live too far or can't find a thing to wear
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Tech news from 1995: 'Sorry guys, but this Internet thingie is never gonna take off.'
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
What recent scientific discovery gives you hope for the future? What device from SciFi would change the world overnight?
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Scientists determine that fish can count, tell difference between one fish and two fish. Difference between red fish and blue fish to be determined in phase two
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
It's like a nerd dream come true. Mozilla Firefox 3 ready for download baby
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Sat March 22, 2008
(PCWorld)
 
 
 
You know that multi-core processor you have? Programmers don't know how to effectively use it
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
Geeky: Guy sends his autographed Xbox 360 in for repairs and Microsoft wipes the autograph off. Geekier: Bill Gates sends him a new one w/ his autograph on the front
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(PCWorld)
 
 
 
Mic ros oft war ns of new u npat che d wo rd se cur it y h ol e
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Have you ever seen a spider build a web, ON WEED?
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
A frighteningly likely portrayal of a future in which we're dominated by our own robotic creations. All hail President Executron (or else)
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(Trains)
 
 
 
The tradition of putting dynamite on railroad tracks to scare the crap out of train crews is dying out
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(SeattlePI)
 
 
 
Indubitably starting a new hipster trend, Seattlites line up to be bitten by malaria-infected mosquitos
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
In another 10-20 years, humans may be able to regenerate limbs like salamanders
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(Some Random Guy)
 
 
 
Terabyte hard drive? *Yawn* Howzabout a terabyte of RAM? Consider it $50K well spent
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(Computerworld)
 
 
 
Sony says you can keep your $50.00 fee (nervous laugh) and they will remove your "bloatware" for free
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(Chicago Breaking News)
 
 
 
A third of patients on transplant list are not eligible. But then again, why would you date someone who needs a transplant?
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(Computerworld)
 
 
 
Federal consultant says it's just too darned expensive to build software that protects passport records from spying
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(G4TV)
 
 
 
It's more than a feeling that this will kick ass: a six-song Boston song pack for "Rock Band" comes out this Tuesday
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(EE Times)
 
 
 
Vista SP1 doesn't work with "some chipsets" - like Intel's 945G, which Dell, HP, Lenovo and Asus ship by the thousands (and thousands)
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(The Sun)
 
 
 
First time sex on earth took place was 570 million years ago, putting the average dry spell into a bit of perspective
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(National Post)
 
 
 
Moose antlers are actually parabolic antennas that they use to hear other meeses
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
If you feel bad that you never mustard up the courage to win a food fight, this condiment pistol will give you a chance to ketchup
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(Liverpool Echo)
 
 
 
UK students can choose carbon-neutral housing, to cancel the high incomes, SUV collections, and transatlantic shopping sprees typical of university students
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Fri March 21, 2008
(Sky.com)
 
 
 
First authorized cell phone call made from a plane, meaning that commercial air travel will soon be even more annoying
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(Some Simpsons)
 
 
 
If the real-life Mario haunted your dreams, wait until you see the untooned Homer Simpson
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Dogs now making blogs to look cool at the dog park, write about steak
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(Computerworld)
 
 
 
Taking business advice from the geniuses that brought us Real Player, Apple starts pushing its browser to Windows users via Quicktime and iTunes update
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(The Cannabist)
 
 
 
The nominees have been announced for this year's Hugo Awards
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Sarah Michelle Gellar was surprised to find out that her character recently had her first sexual tryst with a woman in the "Buffy" comic book
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
World's most expensive personal yacht comes with its own on-board garden and swimming pool and can stay at sea for five years without refueling
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(Local6)
 
 
 
Scientists ask beachgoers to track crabs. Everybody immediately points in the direction of Lindsay Lohan's house
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Schoolgirls develop nail polish that is red outside but turns transparent indoors to beat school ban on makeup (pics)
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(ZDNet)
 
 
 
Windows users choose their 10 favorite programs. Mac OS X and Linux surprisingly absent
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Cool: Sony offers to remove shovelware from their laptops before shipping them to you. Stupid: for a $50 fee
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(London Times)
 
 
 
New features to be released in June will make the iPhone more appealing to business users, including links to corporate email systems, remote locking and a direct hotlink to Fark
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(Scientist Live)
 
 
 
Do pretty women harbor a natural sense of entitlement? Scientific study suggests attractive women believe they deserve it all
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
NASA satellite detects a gigantic gamma ray burst from halfway across the universe. Bonus: It can be seen with the naked eye
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
The DOE, UCSB, and M$ team up to solve one of the biggest roadblocks to quatum computing: determine how microscopic objects lose their quantum-mechanical properties through interactions with the environment
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(Uncut)
 
 
 
After seven years, engineering student completes Lego replica of baseball stadium, complete with retractable roof. Sadly, this is the only way he can get to second base
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
63-year-old man solves math problem thought unsolvable for decades. You will now get off his lawn at the exact time he determines, no matter what point on the lawn you started from
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(Slashdot)
 
 
 
Researchers develop muscles that can heal themselves and generate electricity. Powering 100ft tall Omni-mechs simply a side-effect
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(NJ.com)
 
 
 
Government weather forecasters say there is no need for an ark -- yet
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Bizarro scientists perfect new AIDS vaccine . . . that will increase the risk of getting AIDS
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(TechEBlog)
 
 
 
Five things you can make with broken NES controllers
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
History quickly crashes through your veins as Tay Zonday's "Chocolate Rain" wins Best Music Video at the second annual YouTube Video Awards
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Gas-emitting volcanoes may have killed the dinosaurs. In all fairness, you can't blame the dog on this one
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Astronaut proves boomerangs come back when thrown in space
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(Pharyngula)
 
 
 
Ridiculous: Biology professor expelled from screening of "Expelled." Ridiculouser: He is threatened with arrest, though his family and guest are allowed in. Ridiculousest: His guest is Richard Freakin' Dawkins
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(US Daily)
 
 
 
Auctioning of public analog airwaves leads to smaller companies getting a share of the new pie......Just kidding, Verizon bought an entire spectrum for $4.7B
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Saturn's moon, Titan, may have hidden ocean, sirens
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(Atlanta Journal Constitution)
 
 
 
Cool photo of the Atlanta skyline with Sherman the tornado in the background
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Japanese scientists have invented a pair of intelligent glasses that remembers where people last saw their keys, handbag, iPod, mobile phone, boyfriend and that fantastic pair of pink stilettoes
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Thu March 20, 2008
(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Airlines now proposing that all passengers be fitted with an electronic shock bracelet that could be triggered if you try to hijack the plane or something
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Scientists discover altruistically spending $5 a day on other people "makes you feel better about yourself." In related news, you know what costs $5 a month?
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
Today is the first day of spring. ˙uɯnʇnɐ ɟo ʎɐp ʇsɹıɟ ǝɥʇ sı ʎɐpoʇ
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(Wired)
 
 
 
World of Warcraft helps counterterrorist groups study suicide bombers and anticipate futuLEEEEEEEEEEROOOOY JENKINS
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Top 10 life lessons gleaned from gaming
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(Joystiq)
 
 
 
Engineer refines one-handed X360 controller, to the delight of disabled gamers and people who play Mass Effect
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Between 1980 and 2004, the average MPG for cars sold in the US increased by only 7%
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Pwn2Own competition, hack one of three laptops (each running a different OS) and you get to keep it. In last years competition, a Mac book pro was hacked in one day via a quicktime exploit
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(CinCity2000.com)
 
 
 
"Lost" has to be the most innovative, engaging and mysterious show of our generation. Why then does the video game suck so bad?
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(InfoWorld)
 
 
 
Adobe backtracks on Flash for iPhone faster than Lindsay Lohan leaving rehab
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(Breitbart.com)
 
 
 
Forty percent of people in the world don't have access to a sanitary toilet, let alone access to a cool Japanese toilet that talks to you and spritzes you with cologne
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
Computer scientists develop the most realistic internet make-over tool ever. Now you can explore your transvestite tendencies in the privacy of your own home
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Linux guru Hans Reiser goes nuts on witness stand, babbles about Russian mafia and stubbed toes, before defense attorney facepalms and stops questioning him
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Sony to update PS3 to firmware v2.20 - allows BD-Live web content, tentacle porn (with pic of kid that obviously needs porn)
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(Some really strange Farmer)
 
 
 
Holy Cow
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(Wired)
 
 
 
208 years ago today, an Italian man came up with an invention with some real potential
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(Discovery)
 
 
 
Astronauts park robot outside space station, wake up next morning to find it covered in tickets from a passing Vogon patrol
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Nerds come up with an answer to space debris: Its NERF or nothing
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Astronauts preparing to pull their caulk out
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(Metro)
 
 
 
One in three children in Britain thinks Winston Churchill was first man to walk on moon - and more frighteningly, three out of four can't identify the moon in the sky
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Thousands of dead starfish wash ashore in Britain, an event the always rational Daily Mail has already dubbed "Starmageddon" (pic)
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Remember how the credit card companies said how secure their new RFID-enabled cards would be? Here's a video showing how to hack them with about $8 in equipment
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Old and busted: the Swiss Army Knife. The new hotness: the Swiss Peace Knife
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(Independent)
 
 
 
Fewer doses of radiation can still treat cancer, create green superheroes
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Wed March 19, 2008
(AP)
 
 
 
Wells Fargo introduces the online virtual safe deposit box. Because nothing is safer than uploading sensitive and valuable data to an online website that everyone knows stores sensitive and valuable data
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(Philly.com)
 
 
 
Astroturf no longer safe for school sports fields, Brady family backyard
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(Starpulse)
 
 
 
Capcom confirms cast of new "Street Fighter" movie. HADOUKEN
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(Newsday)
 
 
 
Penn Station waiting room now has WiFi. Homeless guy typing on an empty box is thrilled
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(NASA)
 
 
 
New research by NASA-supported scientists shows how atmospheric gravity waves, the kind we often see rippling in clouds overhead, can hit a thunderstorm and turn it into a deadly tornado
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
Stanford scientists developing a super 3D camera with 12,616 lenses
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Doctors show gender bias for knee replacement surgery, complained women's knees were too sharp, way below their standards
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Not news: Police pull over a truck full o'drugs. News: It's also got a smokescreen device, spike sprayer, bulletproof armor and enough firepower for WW III. Or the next James Bond movie
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Comcast to begin adding cameras to cable boxes to recognize you and recommend shows, watch you touch yourself inappropriately during Golden Girls reruns
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Mac owners still chortling at yesterday's Vista 435 MB SP get smacked with 105 MB of Tiger and Leopard patches, plus 25 MB for Safari 3.1. Oh my
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(Labspaces.net)
 
 
 
Hubble discovers methane on a planet outside of our solar system, proving conclusively that dogs can live on planets other than Earth
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Remember how the freed up analog TV spectrum was going to be used for first responders and government agencies? Think again
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Faced with mounting evidence that the Earth is now cooling, scientists are now saying that global warming is "on a brief hiatus"
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(Discovery)
 
 
 
♫ And if the cosmic background radiation starts playing different tunes, scientists will see it on the dark side of the moon ♫
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(Monsters and Critics)
 
 
 
"Guitar Hero: Beatles" is a possibility. No word on if it will turn into "Guitar Hero: Clapton" for the hard songs
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(some dude)
 
 
 
Saturn flattered that scientists have noticed its rings getting thinner
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Right now, Tesla's first electric sports cars are rolling off the assembly line
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Scientists develop social networking app for squirrels, discover they're a lot like people
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(Wired)
 
 
 
"Apple operates with a level of secrecy that makes Thomas Pynchon look like Paris Hilton"
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(BBC)
 
 
 
The coolest videos of airborne gecko acrobatics you will see before you go to the gym in 26 minutes
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
A new global portrait taken from space details Earth's land cover with a resolution ten times greater than ever before and will be made available to the public upon its completion in July
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(Tim Blair / NY Times)
 
 
 
An onion-belted New York Times compendium of global warming/cooling scare stories, 1890-1961
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Iomega click considering click $205.5 million click click takeover offer click
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
10 million Baby Boomers face Alzheimer's. In other news, report predicts that 10 million Baby Boomers face Alzheimer's
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(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
111 year old loses virginity in public place. With Mildred, an 80 year old 'Prolific Breeder'
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Tue March 18, 2008
(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
Researchers subjected participants to subliminal images of the iconic Apple and IBM logos, and those who were shown the Apple logo generated more creative ideas after the test than did those who were shown the IBM logo
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(Conveniently Misplaced)
 
 
 
Any one else miss TechTV? Here's where they are now. G4 sucks
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Attempting to keep a straight face, Google claims combined Microsoft-Yahoo would take over the internet
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Tiny Mexican porpoise near extinct from fish nets. Scientists are baffled, with no explanation offered as to why the porpoises would be wearing stockings in the first place
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Corn ethanol production is going to kill everything in the Gulf of Mexico. Thank goodness it's making gas more affordable
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(Bolus)
 
 
 
Superchargers and turbochargers make your car go fast, but not as fast as the Turbonique AP supercharger. In 1963, it took a test Chevy 409 from 405 horsepower to a bone-rattling 835 horsepower (pics)
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(Some Mag)
 
 
 
Actual quote from Jack Thompson: "Why don't you just molest children directly rather than through Rockstar. It would be more personal that way"
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(IGN)
 
 
 
Super Smash Bros Brawl becomes the fastest selling Nintendo game of all time. Suck it, Mario...er...Donkey Kong....uhh...Pikachu? Aww heck with it, everyone's pretty happy
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(InternetNews.com)
 
 
 
Microsoft realizes they can never squash Flash, so they team up with Adobe... yet still decides to make their own competing format in a futile effort to squash Adobe
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Before technology enabled sci-fi fans to put their bad fan fiction on the net, they put their bad fan fiction in fanzines. Here are some 'zine covers, including some for "Logan's Run," no kidding
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Doctor says young patients with heart trouble should be asked if they use cocaine. Should also be asked in the event that their day is done and they want to run on, or if they want to get down, down on the ground
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(BLOCKBUSTER BUZZ)
 
 
 
Nick Fury is definitely in "Iron Man." Or not. Or maybe he is
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(ZDNet)
 
 
 
Intel announces new Spitzer 6 Diamond chip. Your computer wants more PRON
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(Microsoft)
 
 
 
Vista SP1 released
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Top 10 real life "Star Trek" inventions
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(Aint-It-Cool-News)
 
 
 
Teaser trailer released for re-imagining "The Andromeda Strain" miniseries. And yes, all the scientists now look like supermodels and hunky prettyboys
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(Network World)
 
 
 
Livejournal users threatening to stop wri
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(Live Science)
 
 
 
Boobs led our distant ancestors away from egg-laying. Hooray boobs
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(Valleywag)
 
 
 
3452481
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Of those zillions of iPhones apps that are coming soon, well don't expect Apple to peddle any music-related ones
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(Network World)
 
 
 
Mark Cuban keeps digging... digging... digging...
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
2009 Nissan Maxima revealed, looks like crappy mid-size sedan
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(The Register)
 
 
 
IBM wants to put the pew pew pew on your chips
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
British doctor saves woman from brain tumor using a cordless drill while on charity mission in the Ukraine. "It shows how with improvisation you can achieve a lot"
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Study finds that elderly people experience mild forgetfulness. In other news, water experiences wetness, Drew experiences drunkness
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(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
New England forests already shifting due to climate change
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Vegan diet may ease arthritis, make you long for a lifestyle that will kill you quicker
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(Independent)
 
 
 
Man who invented the Eliza computer program dies. WHAT DO YOU MEAN HE DIES? I mean he's no longer living. CAN YOU THINK OF A SPECIFIC EXAMPLE?
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Signs of the Apocalypse #42 - Striped Icebergs
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Google Earth now finding messages to occupants of interplanetary, most extraordinary craft painted on parade squares of British military compounds (pics)
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(Chicago Breaking News)
 
 
 
"Battlestar Galactica" stars visit Letterman show, have huge dork-fest
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(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
"Rock out with their cocks out." Another thing Astronauts are not allowed to do
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(Discovery)
 
 
 
New "Out of Africa" theory postulates two waves of human migration by separate subspecies: homo asshatius, followed by homo retardens. Which one are you?
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
40% of internet-connected computers are spambots. Submitter is a bot, and getting kicks out of this article
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(The Onion)
 
 
 
Wii games blamed for rise in effeminate violence
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
"This is the phone company. We'll be upgrading service in your area soon. If you have a voice message from a dead loved one on your phone, you may want to tape it elsewhere so you don't lose it. Have a nice day."
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(B&C)
 
 
 
Dish Network satellite FAILS to orbit after launch from Kazakhstan. Nice
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(Network World)
 
 
 
Annoying online advertiser to pay record $2.9 Million to settle FTC charges
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(Miami Herald)
 
 
 
Newspapers quickly discovering that allowing anonymous Internet users to comment on news stories is a sure way to invite hell into your life
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Mussolini's 1936 Pescari Spyder sports car sells for £550,000, which at today's prices will instantly double in value once filled with fuel
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Boston Dynamic's "Big Dog" quadruped shows off its new moves. Appears to be moving around aimlessly but is obviously moving in the direction of Sarah Connor. It has begun
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Jewish settlers living in Israel not happy that Facebook's default has them listed as being residents of Palestine
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(AFP)
 
 
 
Nearly half of Japanese bathe with cellphones. Life's Good
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(Austin Statesman)
 
 
 
Video games are key to increased productivity
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Looks like this will be the last season for "Jericho." Nuts
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(Slashdot)
 
 
 
China blocks YouTube over Tibet videos. YouTube responds by sending China insulting messages full of poor spelling and bad grammar
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(BBSpot)
 
 
 
A social network aggregator aggregator called AllMyFrickingFriends.com launches
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(Network World)
 
 
 
Data shows bogus patents can't withstand challenge. Senate response: Let's muzzle the challengers
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Chemical commonly found in soy sauce, bread, yogurt, and alcohol "probably" causes cancer, but not enough to worry about. Everybody be slightly wary
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(BBC)
 
 
 
4,000-year-old skeleton buried with his beer mug has been unearthed. Archaeologists conclude that it must have been one hell of a party
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(STLToday)
 
 
 
Today's study from the pew-pew research group tells us that of all of our technologies, the Internet would be the hardest to give up, barely edging out things that go pew-pew
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(Wired)
 
 
 
"You start with the particle, which one-dimensional. If you stretch the particle, you get a fiber -- that is two dimensions. If you weave the fiber, you get the film. The three dimensions actually come back to the particle."
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Climate change confusing migratory birds (with pic goodness of unladen swallows returning from Africa)
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Supermarket scanners can now detect Staphylococcus aureus. Still no cure for old people with debit cards
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(The UberReview)
 
 
 
Want a touch of class to go with your data storage? Check out these wood engraved USB flash drives
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Guys can now blame their moms for their fertility issues. Therapists rejoice; buy Porsches
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