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Sun August 16, 2009
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(Some Guy) Interesting Is walking around 3-D data one step closer to a William Gibson/Matrix world?  (hplusmagazine.com) (45)
(Daily Mail) Cool Scientists invent kitchens which virtually clean themselves, leaving your wife more time to make sure the bathroom is up to an acceptable standard  T-Shirt  (dailymail.co.uk) (47)
(Reuters) Cool GM finally makes a good decision  (reuters.com) (111)
(Washington Post) Scary "Facebook just bought the rights to nearly everything you do online. And it cost them only $47.5 million."  (washingtonpost.com) (85)
(UPI) Interesting 700,000 Americans are dumping landlines in favor of cell phones every month. At that rate the plug-in telephone will disappear by 2025  (upi.com) (129)
(The Scientist) Strange The world's coral reefs have herpes. That's a moray  T-Shirt  (the-scientist.com) (38)

Sat August 15, 2009
(Google) Interesting 150 years ago this month, the world changed forever when Edwin Drake perfected the process of drilling for oil  (google.com) (44)
(BBC) Interesting :-) = (^_^) & :-( = (;_;) & :-o = (o.o)  (newsvote.bbc.co.uk) (117)
(Slate) Interesting Scientific study explains why you are reading this  (slate.com) (11)
(SMH) Interesting Researchers discover that if you quit smoking weed and go on a strict diet and exercise regimen your body will "retoxify" itself by releasing THC stored in fat - so why bother, dude  (smh.com.au) (69)
(Some Guy) Spiffy NASA completes assembly of Ares I-X test rocket  (spaceref.com) (66)
(Cracked) Amusing The precise moment a social networking site turns to shiat is when the makers realise, "Wow, we've got an army of millions of obsessives - how do we make money from them?"  (cracked.com) (34)
(YouTube) Spiffy Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers unveils new "green" motorcycle costing a whopping $1 Million  (youtube.com) (61)
(PCWorld) Dumbass Not realizing it's 2009, Marc Andreessen, founder of Netscape, is backing a new startup that's about to launch a brand-new browser that nobody will use  (pcworld.com) (67)
(Daily Mail) Spiffy The neatest close-up view of Mars' beauty mark you'll see today  (dailymail.co.uk) (28)
(MSNBC) Cool Scientists find hidden cave complex under Giza pyramids, populated with bats, poisonous spiders, and goa'uld symbiotes  (msnbc.msn.com) (133)

Fri August 14, 2009
(Wired) Obvious "An outbreak of zombies is likely to be disastrous, unless extremely aggressive tactics are employed against the undead. It is imperative that zombies are dealt with quickly, or else we are all in a great deal of trouble"  (wired.com) (88)
(The Register) Cool UK develops technology that will render naked women boaters helpless  (theregister.co.uk) (32)
(Network World) Amusing If you see someone rubbing an iPhone on their belly, kissing it, throwing it into the air and farting on it, it's possible they've just discovered this list of most idiotic iPhone apps  (networkworld.com) (57)
(CBS Dallas/Ft. Worth) Unlikely Comic book store owner is so "upset" about the whole Archie and Veronica wedding thing that he's going to sacrifice his rare first issue copy of the series for $30,000. "Betty is it. Not Veronica", This is serious"  (cbs11tv.com) (77)
(Wired) Cool If you are attached to the belief that your model railroad is pretty cool, don't click here  (wired.com) (53)
(Democrat & Chronicle) Obvious Wal-Mart sees run on video games and electronics the same day "back to school" welfare program starts. Coincidence?  (democratandchronicle.com) (647)
(Wired) Spiffy Predator drones to be fitted with killer sound systems, sensurround subwoofers capable of melting internal organs with low-frequency renditions of "Ride of the Valkyries". I love the sound of hip-hop in the morning  (wired.com) (125)
(Ars Technica) Silly Microsoft touts Microsoft-sponsored study that claims Microsoft browser is the most secure. Small, flaccid penis  (arstechnica.com) (73)
(SMH) Cool Scientists discover chemical compound which targets cancer stem cells. Still no cure for - wait, what?  (smh.com.au) (63)
(BBC) Interesting Scientists discover first planet that orbits its star in the opposite direction. You're doing it wrong  (news.bbc.co.uk) (82)

Thu August 13, 2009
(MSNBC) Interesting New hope for intelligent life on other planets. No hope here at home  (msnbc.msn.com) (115)
(Miami Herald) Asinine Judge rules its ok to back up DVDs for personal use provided you don't own the illegal software to do that.. wait what?  (miamiherald.com) (173)
(Jalopnik) Fail GM spends six years, millions on hybrid Corvette concept. Except it can't go faster than 15 MPH. Oh, and the hybrid part doesn't work  (jalopnik.com) (70)
(BBC) Obvious Like anyone who spends much time hanging out in the Caribbean, Atlantic Hurricanes at 1,000-year high  (news.bbc.co.uk) (148)
(Ars Technica) Scary So you know that bad 90's movie about the asteroid that hits the Earth? It had twenty times the budget of the NASA program that actually looks for real asteroids that might hit the Earth  (arstechnica.com) (64)
(BBC) Silly "All your Llanfairpwllgwyngyll are belong to us"  (news.bbc.co.uk) (32)
(Scientific American) Spiffy New device allows blind people to see with their tongue. Go on...Taste the Ugly  (scientificamerican.com) (29)
(EFF) Amusing The Burning Man Terms and Conditions have changed for the worse. In other news, Burning Man has a Terms and Conditions  (eff.org) (181)
(PCWorld) Amusing *Giggle* Avoid the stampede, *chortle* reserve your * must not break into maniacal laughter * Zune HD * hoooollllld it * today * BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA  (pcworld.com) (155)
(BBC) Interesting Although the Palm Pre lets you opt out of being tracked by Google, it doesn't let you opt out of being tracked by Palm, Inc  (news.bbc.co.uk) (24)
(BBC) Interesting Researchers at Washington university develop software which can make documents disappear after a set period of time. Subby has one of those at his work, it's called an intern  (news.bbc.co.uk) (29)
(TechEBlog) Cool I know, let's put this Honda 900 CBR engine on a go-kart and see how it rides  (techeblog.com) (78)
(CTV) Stupid "You can't operate that thing drunk"___"Well, I'm sure as hell not getting near it sober"  (ctv.ca) (20)
(Economist) Interesting If Darryl took one math course more than Terry, who took one math course more than Terrell, what is the relationship between math courses and income if Terry, Terrell and Darryl earn $11.5, $10 and $13.2 an hour respectively? Show your work  (economist.com) (88)
(Some Stó:lō) Interesting UN chooses world's best website for e-content and creativity: sorry Drew, it's a vivid re-creation of life a thousand years ago on Canada's Fraser River  (sfu.museum) (29)

Wed August 12, 2009
(Denver Post) Weird Colorado ranchers fight deadly cattle STDs with artificial insemination and virgin bulls. It's not nice to screw with Mother Nature  (denverpost.com) (19)
(Slashdot) Asinine Big TV is watching you. Company demos new technology allowing cable companies to spy on viewers with camera built into cable boxes and other devices  (yro.slashdot.org) (85)
(MSNBC) Scary "Zombie ants controlled by fungus" EVERYBODY PICNIC  (msnbc.msn.com) (58)
(National Zoo) Sappy Leopard cubs at the National Zoo are even more ugly-ass now than when they were born five months ago (with pics)  (nationalzoo.si.edu) (29)
(BBC) Interesting Scientists discover giant new carnivorous plant, tentatively name it "Audrey"  (news.bbc.co.uk) (62)
(New Scientist) Interesting Even Neanderthals wouldn't eat at Red Lobster. Well, except for those cheesy biscuits  (newscientist.com) (158)
(Telegraph) Cool Drinking beer regularly could help stop your bones becoming brittle, according to the greatest scientists ever  (telegraph.co.uk) (74)
(New Scientist) Obvious Some people are more 'infectious' than others at spreading memes across the web. For example, Farkers can be compared to the common cold, while /b/tards are more akin to a virulent venereal disease  (newscientist.com) (85)
(Yahoo) Obvious Men aren't picky about one-night stand partners, says new study from the Romero Institute For the Blindingly Self-Evident  (news.yahoo.com) (61)
(YouTube) Video "Awesome" doesn't begin to describe it. Hubble Ultra Deep Field  (youtube.com) (241)
(Some Tulsaunian) Stupid Not News: Oklahoma mayoral candidate pushing for new zoo exhibit. News: Exhibit would depict the story of Genesis as the origin of animals. Fark: She's winning  (newson6.com) (610)
(Some Science Guy) PSA What message would you send to the nearest Earth-like planet outside our Solar System? VEJB  (hellofromearth.net) (168)
(The Onion) Video Google's new 'Opt Out' feature lets users protect their privacy by moving to a remote village  (theonion.com) (14)
(AZCentral) Silly Facebook has officially lost all street cred with the creation of a group that follows a popular McDonald's drive-through employee. "I love Mary @ McDonalds Chandler"  (azcentral.com) (41)

Tue August 11, 2009
(Engadget) Amusing Nintendo's next target market is, apparently, gamers with hemorrhoids  (engadget.com) (37)
(Daily Mail) Strange If slamming down some energy drinks gives you a good buzz, think what they'll do for the bees  (dailymail.co.uk) (46)
(Telegraph) Obvious Salmon found in Paris for first time in more than a century. They must be in Seine  T-Shirt  (telegraph.co.uk) (48)
(Some Guy) Interesting Tomb reveals secrets of a 4,000-year-old power lord. Who knew Dick Clark was that young?  (theherald.co.uk) (23)
(London Times) Obvious Alien mosquitoes threaten to wipe out life on the Galapagos. If only someone had studied the ecosystem and come up with a theory for how one organism can displace another  (timesonline.co.uk) (16)
(MSNBC) Interesting Google says their new search engine, code-named "Caffeine," will be faster, more accurate, more comprehensive, addictive, and you'll get a headache if you don't use it at least once a day  (msnbc.msn.com) (43)
(Some Pervvy Wanker) Amusing Idiot calls her boss a "pervvy wanker", on Facebook, after adding him  (geekologie.com) (243)
(The Register) Sad Windows 7 XP Mode in my Sony Vaio? It's more likely than y...ok, actually, no  (theregister.co.uk) (89)
(Some Guy) Obvious Steve Jobs' one dud, the Apple TV, keeps getting crappier  (businessinsider.com) (95)
(Aint-It-Cool-News) Followup Hoping someone wants to do a Hulk sequel, Tim Roth lets it leak that he is signed to play the Abomination in three films  (aintitcool.com) (67)
(Engadget) Obvious Now that they have that bailout money, GM's Chevy Volt gets "pushed back" to an unknown month and year  (engadget.com) (132)
(Science Daily) Spiffy Mars rover to examine an iron-nickel meterorite in order to get clues about the planet's atmosphere  (sciencedaily.com) (12)
(CBC) Sad Web-address shortening service tr.im is shutting down after about a year in operation because its service needs significant development investment and server expansion to accommodate its growing popularity purple monkey dishwasher grunties apple  (cbc.ca) (23)
(New Scientist) Interesting Always insult someone when they're laying down. They take it better, and you get a head start if they get up to slug you, according to scientists who have nothing better to study  (newscientist.com) (41)
(Some Guy) Obvious "What Does One 'Do' With an Undergraduate Physics Degree?" Besides beg for food  (physicsandphysicists.blogspot.com) (131)
(Telegraph) Interesting Researchers invent "nanobees" to fight cancer, now only have to develop nanodog that shoots nanobees from its mouth when it barks  (telegraph.co.uk) (24)
(New Scientist) Interesting "There is a simple and sure-fire way to win at the roulette table - as long as you have deep pockets and a faith in probability theory"  (newscientist.com) (93)
(Some Guy) Cool Facebook approves Gmail developer and Google Maps manager as new friends  (informationweek.com) (7)
(Some Guy) Amusing Wife of Twitter CEO tweets while giving birth: "OK, baby is coming out"  (capitalradio.co.uk) (76)
(Guardian.com) Obvious "Patting ourselves on the back about how few plastic bags we each now use allows us to ignore far more pressing issues such as climate change, overpopulation, species extinction and the depletion of resources such as fresh water"  (guardian.co.uk) (112)
(Google) Advice Flu viruses may cause Parkinson's later in life. But the evidence is shaky  (google.com) (17)
(Science Daily) Scary If you throw the baby out with the bathwater, you're getting rid of some perfectly good allergens. And, of course, a baby  (sciencedaily.com) (19)

Mon August 10, 2009
(PhysOrg.com) Spiffy Dark matter easier to detect than previously thought - you can tell by the pixels  (physorg.com) (83)
(AP) Interesting Feeling lazy? This guy mapped his own genome in a week  (hosted.ap.org) (38)
(News.com.au) Interesting Cassini probe reveals Titan has Dunes - the Spice must flow  (news.com.au) (113)
(National Geographic) Interesting Worlds slowest meteor shower to crawl across the sky at up to .05MPH  (news.nationalgeographic.com) (17)
(Some Guy) Interesting Why clouds come from outer space  (enn.com) (60)
(Yahoo) Interesting Wherever there is a fever, you will find us. Wherever there is infection, we'll be there. Wherever Swine Flu threatens, you will find the Three Amigos. Suck it El Guapo  (news.yahoo.com) (59)
(Telegraph) Cool Nissan introduces new system to banish bad smells from the car, meaning you'll never be able to give your mom a lift again  (telegraph.co.uk) (41)
(ABC News) Silly "At long last, scientists have figured out why a smooth gravel road goes bumpy." Still no cure for cancer  (abcnews.go.com) (47)

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