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Sun May 10, 2009
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(ZDNet)
 
 
 
EU is launching space telescopes that are so advanced they can actually detect photons
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(81)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
New live-action Punch-Out commercial puts on the awesome
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(57)
 
(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
Scientists find new, never before noticed pattern in prime numbers. Yeah, you were told there would be no math
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(61)
 
(ABC)
 
 
 
Documentary will feature story about a man and his best friend, an 800 lb grizzly bear named Brutus. They play together, give each other high-fives, and even kiss. Follow-up tag greatly anticipated in the next few weeks
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(41)
 
(YouTube)
 
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It turns out chemistry doesn't have to be boring. You just had a lousy teacher
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(81)
 


Sat May 09, 2009
(UPI)
 
 
 
Gecko vision could lead to better cameras, save you a bunch of money on car insurance
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(18)
 
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
T-Mobile fixes iPhone software problem. Wait, what?
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(26)
 
(Tech Crunch)
 
 
 
Twitter inventor to launch next project, code-named 'squirrel', is sad fark.com is taken
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(21)
 
(Engadget)
 
 
 
Someone decided to map out the path a Roomba takes. Turns out it's alot like those pictures of spiders building their webs on acid
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(58)
 
(Some Alien Bastard)
 
 
 
Duke Nukem Forever now Duke Nukem Never as 3D Realms goes bankrupt. It's time to kick ass and chew bubblegum, and I'm all out of...cash?
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(113)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
NASA prepares for nerdgasmatastic shuttle rescue, complete with auto-destruct sequence
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(57)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Geek artists use game engines to recreate a scene from a movie. The winner: "Blade Runner"
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(25)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Gamer still has a preorder receipt for Duke Nukem Forever....from 2001 (with amusing picture)
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(45)
 
(Discover)
 
 
 
Set phasers to dork: Farker reviews science of Star Trek movie
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(172)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Gecko vision could lead to better cameras, contact lenses, insurance rates
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(11)
 
(TechEBlog)
 
 
 
Japanese engineer builds full metal rubberband gun, includes laser sight
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(20)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Rare 6,000-year old pregnant turtle fossil found in Utah
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(33)
 
(TechEBlog)
 
 
 
100 mph at about 1" off the ground. The want is indeed strong with this one
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(46)
 
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Zeus hurls His lightning bolts at 100,000 computers
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(36)
 


Fri May 08, 2009
(Google)
 
 
 
There is a down side to the reduction of nuclear weapons: NASA is running out of fuel for deep space exploration
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(98)
 
(EFF)
 
 
 
New treaty covering the Internet hoses down citizens so badly that the government won't even tell us what's in it
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(53)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
A brief, incomplete and mostly wrong history of programming languages
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(81)
 
(Discover)
 
 
 
Woman who named Pluto now gets to meet him
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(29)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Experts concerned Nefertiti's bust could be fake, plan hands-on investigation
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(30)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Despite all the technological improvements that have gone into automobiles, average gas mileage is still the same as it was in 1981
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(129)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Constant sunlight linked to suicide. Subby wonders how George Hamilton is still alive
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(37)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
The coolest office ever designed by the hands of man
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(53)
 
(Foobies)
 
 
 
What is 35,000 years old and has big boobs? Besides Lauren Bacall
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(67)
 
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Q & A with the creator of the iconic arcade game Space Invaders
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(29)
 
(New Scientist)
 
 
 
Scientists develop giant rubber snake that generates electricity as it vibrates. Suddenly your Mom is a viable source of renewable energy
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(44)
 
(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
Comet that may have caused Tunguska explosion may make return visit in 2045. Lot of 'ifs' there, but go ahead and panic now and beat the rush
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(58)
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
With the release of "Angels and Demons", The Guardian asks if you could really destroy the Vatican with antimatter
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(61)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Opel concept car without wheels molds to the driver's shape, allowing human and car to become one
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(43)
 
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
When it comes to sex, it's usually a good thing if it feels like the earth moved. Unless you're a panda
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(35)
 
(New Scientist)
 
 
 
"Free will" center found in the brain. Will you click to find out more? Or will you skip the article and comment anyway?
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(132)
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Obama orders the Bush "Astronaut's Back To The Moon" plan to be reviewed. No doubt for reasons that have nothing to do with the U.S. running out of money
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(83)
 
(Engadget)
 
 
 
Super Obvious Man points out that Lockheed Martin should probably erase the hard drives they're tossing, especially when they have top-secret stuff on them
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(35)
 


Thu May 07, 2009
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Guitar Hero:Van Halen announced, new generation set to be exposed to David Lee Roth's suck
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(112)
 
(Discover)
 
 
 
And Leon's getting LARGER... at 74.2 km/sec/megaparsec
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(72)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
Hundreds of new frog species found in Madagascar. Three-legged ovary-packing penis frogs of Missouri hopping mad at the vanilla science, demand species designation too, damnitribbit
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(31)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Microsoft thinks that Vista was pirated half as much as XP because of the more effective anti-piracy measures included in Vista
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(134)
 
(Slate)
 
 
 
The history of the made-up language of Klingon, which has no word for "hello." It does, however, have 11 words for "dateless virgin"
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(163)
 
(Engadget)
 
 
 
I don't really know what this robot is supposed to do, but 10 to 1 says it'll be in a Japanese porno by the end of the year
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(20)
 
(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
Scientists discover the way to prevent mice from becoming obese. Gallstones. Lots and lots of gallstones. (with fat mouse pic)
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(15)
 
(Some Mad Scientist)
 
 
 
Researcher of the year named... for study of Alchemy. Moran
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(24)
 
(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
The frequency of your Facebook status updates is directly proportional to the likelihood you are a narcissistic douchebag
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(371)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
New "Special Edition" Chrysler minivan celebrates 25th anniversary with a zero-to-sixty time of thirteen seconds
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(85)
 
(UPI)
 
 
 
Ghostbusters video game will be released next month. Don't cross the streams when you Wii
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(148)
 
(Bravewords)
 
 
 
Need a cigarette lighter to wave during the concert? Yeah, there's an app for that
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(62)
 
(Science Daily)
 
 
 
"'Hobbits' Couldn't Hustle.' But they could do the Electric Glide like there was no tomorrow
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(26)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Dinosaur extinction was outsourced
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(132)
 
(io9)
 
 
 
For the Love of Ra, another reporter makes up new phrase - 'Solar Katrina'
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(53)
 


Wed May 06, 2009
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Glibc was forked today to workaround a network asshat. This bug thread seems relevant
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(71)
 
(The Register)
 
 
 
Microsoft is keeping a tight rein on the mobile phone apps that no one is going buy from them
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(33)
 
(The Register)
 
 
 
SCO's management team is so incompetent that they can't even liquidate their assets
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(26)
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Five diseases that are way more scary than Swine Flu. EVERYBODY (Not) PANIC(king)
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(37)
 
(PCWorld)
 
 
 
Looking forward to using the XP mode of Windows 7? Well, you'll be able to, as long as you don't use a Sony Vaio laptop. Or a Dell Studio. Or an HP Pavilion. Or a Toshiba Satellite
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(88)
 
(CNN)
 
 
 
With all the talk that Apple will buy Twitter, Here are some of the other companies that Apple was supposed to buy...and the ones they actually bought
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(24)
 
(National Geographic)
 
 
 
Thanks to global warming, the hairy, meat-eating wolf spiders of northeastern Greenland are getting bigger. In related news, there are spiders - and meat - in northeastern Greenland
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(48)
 
(Newsweek)
 
 
 
A look at 40 years of Kirk/Spock slash fiction. It's not news, but if you don't have any ipecac and need to induce vomiting, it'll do
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(102)
 
(Discover)
 
 
 
Creationist member of the Texas state board of education puts the age of the universe up for a board vote. Seriously (with video)
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(1019)
 
(People Magazine)
 
 
 
Five things you didn't know about Star Trek's Chris Pine. And not one them is "Who the hell is Chris Pine?"
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(40)
 
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
GM's retro Camaro now gets retro recall for no additional charge
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(89)
 
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Scientists think warp driven starships may be possible one day, at least until some acting ensign pulls out all the computer chips to play dominos with the engineer
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(173)
 
(CRN)
 
 
 
Apple eyes acquisition of EA, promises to produce games with more smug, charge per level and make sure it won't run on your computer after six months
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(113)
 
(The News & Observer (NC))
 
 
 
Tw nty p rce t of all Am ri ans h ve go tn r d of lan l ne ph nes an n w use on y cel p ones
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(62)
 
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
Google: I see you're looking for TV episode info. Wanna get a torrent?
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(42)
 
(London Times)
 
 
 
Thousand of giant venomous spiders invade Australian town in latest proof God hates Australia. And if you hate spiders, do NOT click on the link
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(262)
 
(Boston Herald)
 
 
 
"If Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster doesn't take down his erotic ads in South Carolina within 10 days, he faces prosecution related to obscenity and prostitution."
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(177)
 
(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Massachusetts report shows police routinely looking into criminal records of local celebrities. Don't worry though, your new on-line medical records will be perfectly safe
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(25)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Researchers to give a robot its own Facebook profile. "Avicenna is still looking for Sarah Connor - 4 hours ago - Comment - Like"
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(22)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
If you've ever wanted to lie down on top of a fishtank while you shower, today's your lucky day. Also, you should probably seek some professional help
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(25)
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Environmentalists are fighting tooth and nail trying to prevent us from ditching fossil fuels. Wait, what?
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(129)
 


Tue May 05, 2009
(Wired)
 
 
 
Microsoft finally develops a truly secure version of Windows. No, not Windows 7. Heh, not Vista. Oh, and you aren't allowed to have it
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(97)
 
(TMZ)
 
 
 
The cutest picture of Wil Wheaton you will see all day
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(89)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
New military spy helicopter weighs 0.5 grams, fits in the palm of your hand and after you see the pics and the video, you're gonna want one too
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(71)
 
(Wired)
 
 
 
Botnets have taken over more than 12 million new IP addresses since January, creating more zombie PCs than ever before
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(83)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
NASA prepares for retirement of space shuttles. At least they're already in Florida. Now get off my launch
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(69)
 
(Chron)
 
 
 
Study show US is on trend for cancer cases to rise 45% by 2030. Still no cure for cancer
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(76)
 
(appleinsider)
 
 
 
You know those adds showing Windows computers to be better than Macs? Yeah, not so much
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(398)
 
(Gawker)
 
 
 
Apple may be trying to see if it could be smug in under 140 characters
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(50)
 
(Engadget)
 
 
 
If this guy goes trick-or-treating, for the love of god give him your candy
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(49)
 
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Medical community applauds first double-hand transplant in U.S
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(31)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Nerds everywhere rejoice to news that The Star Trek Experience in Vegas is reopening. Engage--and then have your wedding there
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(58)
 
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Every now and then someone comes up with an idea which will utterly revolutionise the way we live, and open doors to possibilities we could never have imagined. This is not that idea
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(113)
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Study finds obese children more likely to have allergies, ask if you're going to eat that
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(77)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Mini celebrates its 50th anniversary: "Like tens of thousands of other Mini owners, it's no idle boast to say that for a few joyful years, I once owned the best car ever made"
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(70)
 


Mon May 04, 2009
(CNN)
 
 
 
Botanists invent iPhone app to identify plants from user-submitted photos; surprised to learn most plants look like users' penises
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(33)
 
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Angry? It's not your fault. Blame it on the angry gene. Mean Gene Okerlund unavailable for comment
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(92)
 
(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Dolphins keep constant visual vigilance, never knowing when the planet may be destroyed to make way for a hyperspatial bypass
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(69)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
A McDonald's factory tour which resemble that child-grinding scene in "The Wall." You'll be happy to know that their meat goes through a metal detector, so you know their meat is at least lug nut-free
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(142)
 
(Popular Science)
 
 
 
Scientific breakthrough in understanding how birds have the ability to dance and keep rhythm will lead to practical applications in humans. This is good news....for white boys
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(28)
 
(Some Painter)
 
 
 
Engineers say saving the planet is as easy as painting your house's roof white
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(91)
 
(Pixelated Geek)
 
 
 
10 works of art inspired by super mario bros
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(63)
 
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Blackberry Curve outsells iPhone in 1Q, this changes everything
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(172)
 
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Old and busted: Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. New hotness: He twitters, she texts
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(101)
 
(Newsweek)
 
 
 
The Facebook Nipple Patrol
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(106)
 
(My Fox DC)
 
 
 
PETA pissed at Google for using goats to mow the grass at their HQ rather than lawnmowers. ( w/goat lawn mowing video)
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(320)
 
(Sun Sentinel)
 
 
 
The coolest cars you've probably never heard of
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(110)
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
Who says romance is dead?
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(34)
 
(The Onion)
 
 
 
Craigslist server contracts HPV
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(17)
 
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
T-Mobile G1 can be used as handheld metal detector thanks to internal compass. Sorry iPhone users, there's no app for that
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(52)
 
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Boeing 757 lifts off after 13 second takeoff roll (with cool high speed passes)
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(100)
 

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