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Sun January 24, 2010
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(ABC News) Scary Researchers discover high amounts of lead in handbags made fom PVC. Which just happens to be the same material used to create water pipes in newer homes  (abcnews.go.com) (124)
(Wired) Cool Old and busted: MP3. New hotness: MusicDNA  (wired.com) (232)
(BBC) Spiffy Scientists have found sluttiest chick in whole world. With pic of chick  (news.bbc.co.uk) (121)
(MSNBC) Interesting In an effort to reach out and touch the youth, the Pope wants Priests to start blogs  (msnbc.msn.com) (41)
(Some Guy) Interesting Mt. Washington 231 mph wind gust record officially blown away by Barrow Island at 253 mph. Your mom still sucks  (worldclimatereport.com) (44)

Sat January 23, 2010
(CNN) Interesting The office copier turns 50. The office copier turns 50. The office copier turns 50. The office copier turns 50. The office copier turns 50. The office copier turns 50. The office copier turns 50. The office copier tur *CALL KEY OPERATOR*  (money.cnn.com) (241)
(Scientific blogger) Silly Computers cannot replace scientific thinking, says obsolete bag of meat  T-Shirt  (scientificblogging.com) (66)
(Wordpress) Obvious You know all those 12-megapixel digital cameras? Yeah, they're a ripoff. Here comes the science  (petavoxel.wordpress.com) (251)
(Live Science) PSA Homeopathic poisons are just as effective as homeopathic medications, so let that be a warning to you  (livescience.com) (85)
(Money Times) Interesting Blueberry juice could help ward off dementia, according to study by Pricipal Caught Sayof  (themoneytimes.com) (29)
(Boston Globe) Interesting Ancient Ajami writing could bring to light African history long suppressed by Islamic invaders and Christian colonialists  (boston.com) (53)
(Gizmodo) Interesting News: Authenticated photos of Apple Tablet Prototype revealed. Fark: From 1983  (gizmodo.com) (49)
(io9) Cool Marvel Comics, which is offering a limited-edition exclusive to retailers who send them covers of unsold DC titles, reveals the cover for the issue; it's probably the sweetest Deadpool cover EVER...and a slap in the face to DC  (io9.com) (145)
(Popular Science) Interesting "The fierce pressure of urban living has driven the dogs to evolve wolf-like traits, increased intelligence, and even the ability to navigate the subway". Your dog wants Tube steak  (popsci.com) (76)
(Worldmax Travel) Cool You actually would never notice that this house is made of recycled bottles. This concept is so good that it soon could become very popular amongst those who cannot afford expensive home  (worldmaxtravel.com) (68)
(Yahoo) Dumbass Judge cuts $2 million file sharing fine to $54,000, or about the price she would have paid for the same 24 songs on iTunes  (news.yahoo.com) (95)
(USA Today) Obvious Gov't: NASA, will you meet the 2020 deadline we gave you for tracking all the rocks in the sky with zero funding? NASA: LOL, oh wait, you were serious? ROFL  (blogs.usatoday.com) (115)
(Contact Music) Followup Because he wants to put the awfulness of Sliders behind him, Jerry O'Connell has officially entered law school  (contactmusic.com) (72)

Fri January 22, 2010
(YouTube) Cool Scientists have created bacteria colonies which can fluoresce in unison. Still no cure for cancer (but this might help)  (youtube.com) (23)
(City Pages) Amusing Twelve technologies we should have already, if scientists weren't busy explaining why teenagers like sex  (blogs.citypages.com) (41)
(SFGate) Obvious "Darwin's theory of evolution does not preclude the possibility of religious faith, except for atheists or fundamentalists." Or FARKers  (sfgate.com) (401)
(Yahoo) Interesting In theory, an untied shoelace could hurt really really bad  (news.yahoo.com) (11)
(Futurepundit) Spiffy Eastern US could get 20% of its power from wind by 2024, or 25% if Chuck Schumer's still in office  (futurepundit.com) (43)
(New Scientist) Interesting In the mid 80's, scientists transmitted the sounds of vaginal contractions towards neighbouring star systems. It is unclear what sort of reply we should expect, but it's sure to come hard and fast  T-Shirt  (newscientist.com) (64)
(Slashdot) Cool Space station astronauts gain internet access. In space, no one can hear you FAP  (tech.slashdot.org) (36)
(Some Guy) Interesting Hottie bubble physicist Helen Czerski: "Farting phytoplankton affect the climate"  (eurekalert.org) (34)
(Spiegel) Interesting "Men can communicate their testosterone levels through the way they dance." And the way they beat up other men who make fun of their dancing  (spiegel.de) (77)
(Huffington Post) Scary Killer spiders invade Australia, little buddy  (huffingtonpost.com) (68)
(Wired) Silly I like my women like I like my coffee. Covered in synthetic pollenating insects  (wired.co.uk) (47)
(Discover) Scary Ceres: 15, Lorton Virginia: love  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (14)
(TampaBays10.com) Florida You're setting up a network for a county government. Which OS do you choose: a) Windows, b) Mac, or c) Cogsdale?  (wtsp.com) (247)
(New Scientist) Interesting Scientists discover oil droplet which shows signs of intelligence. Tasha Yar looks nervous  (newscientist.com) (75)
(Gizmodo) Cool Flash is dead, long live HTML 5  (gizmodo.com) (93)

Thu January 21, 2010
(Some G@M3R) Cool Final Fantasy I and II coming to iPhone, iPod Touch  (destructoid.com) (177)
(Reason Magazine) Spiffy Tiny-bodied animals called protozoans refute the theory of intelligent design favored by tiny-brained humans  (reason.com) (138)
(MIT News) Interesting Explained: Gallager codes. Still a little fuzzy: Carrot Top word search  (web.mit.edu) (15)
(Ars Technica) Asinine Bioshock 2 will have SecuROM DRM, online authentication, 5-game install limit, and require Games For Windows Live to save games. Except for, you know, the pirated copies which are already out  (arstechnica.com) (213)
(Silicon.com) Unlikely Asus: The NetBook is dead, long live the NetBook  (silicon.com) (77)
(Discover) Scary Glaciers in the Himalayas and Antarctica are disappearing. But don't be an ice hole about it  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (142)
(MSNBC) Asinine MSNBC tech gurus: don't buy an external hard drive--they're COMPLETELY obsolete for 2010. After all, there are online data storage alternatives that barely exist now and cost much much more  (articles.moneycentral.msn.com) (225)
(Some Princess) Cool New Zelda Wii game to be a sequel to Majoras Mask. For those new to Fark, that means it is okay to like it publicly  (zeldainformer.com) (195)
(Some Guy) Strange Japanese scientists invent squishy, stretchy water. Next step: form it into tentacles  (news.brunei.fm) (50)
(New Scientist) Interesting Oh stewardess, I speak alien  (newscientist.com) (225)
(Birmingham Star) Obvious Simple passwords are easier to hack, reports computer security expert Ric Romero  (story.birminghamstar.com) (81)
(Science Daily) Spiffy Body armor of the future may be based on the shells of deep sea snails. With pic of what a giant armored snail being attacked by a guy in chainmail wielding a lance may look like  (sciencedaily.com) (64)
(Daily Mail) Cool Coolest photo of the Monkey Nebula you'll see all day  (dailymail.co.uk) (21)
(C|Net) Cool Hate doing laundry? Is nuking that TV dinner becoming too much of a chore for you? Why not let your robot handle it?  (news.cnet.com) (77)
(Telegraph) Cool Mornington Crescent goes galactic  (telegraph.co.uk) (100)
(Yahoo) Strange Health researchers have some bad news... are you sitting down? Well, that's the bad news  (news.yahoo.com) (42)
(Bill Gates) Unlikely Microsoft tells you how to recognise spoofed websites. 1) Use IE8 not Firefox. 2) Use IE8 not Firefox. 3) Use IE8 not Firefox. Wow, it's that easy?  (microsoft.com) (107)

Wed January 20, 2010
(Techflash) Cool ESPN and Microsoft in talks to bring live sports to Xbox Live. Sorry cable companies, you've had a nice run  (techflash.com) (80)
(Scientific American) Cool Plants use quantum entanglement in photosynthesis, which will help scientists harness solar energy  (scientificamerican.com) (51)
(Science Daily) Sappy Forget the "Fittest", we're on to "Survival of the Cutest"  (sciencedaily.com) (95)
(C|Net) Obvious Headline: Will Wii be threatened by MS, Sony motion controllers? Better question: Do real gamers even want motion controls?  (news.cnet.com) (241)
(MSNBC) Cool Bill Gates joins Twitter. Finally we can have real time updates on when the latest poop will come out of Microsoft  (msnbc.msn.com) (30)
(BBC) Interesting The coolest slideshow of freaky sea creatures you will see today, especially if you are into invertebrate hermaphrodite orgies  (news.bbc.co.uk) (26)
(Some Guy) Sad Thanks to Obama's broadband stimulus, U.S. broadband speeds have...declined by 2.4 percent  (govtech.com) (75)
(ABC News) Unlikely New fast-acting super disinfectant from Germany may even be strong enough for Howie Mandel  (abcnews.go.com) (30)
(BBC) Interesting First shipment of "highly radioactive waste" leaving UK bound for Japan. The Japanese deny any allegations that it will be used in experiments on Monster Island  (news.bbc.co.uk) (36)
(Canada.com) Obvious People who descrbe themselves as "spiritual but not religious" are just trying to get laid  (canada.com) (335)
(The Register) Fail New Microsoft Windows exploit confirmed to work in Windows 7. And Server2008. And Vista. And XP. And Server2003. And Windows 2000. And Windows ME. And 2000 Server. And Windows 98. And Windows NT4. And windows 95. Testing on Windows 3.11 pending  (theregister.co.uk) (155)
(Some Guy) Cool An awesome snow chopper made entirely from junked parts. Total cost - $10.00. Total cool factor - 9.5  (thekneeslider.com) (34)
(Gizmodo) Cool Finally, a real working jetpack, courtesy of our friends in Japan  (gizmodo.com) (44)
(Some Comic Geek) Spiffy A couple Siege titles, couple Blackest Night, and RASL out of nowhere. New comics released January 20th  (downtowncomics.com) (44)

Tue January 19, 2010
(Discovery) Obvious 12 widespread electric car myths. "Won't make you look like a huge dork" conspicuously absent  (planetgreen.discovery.com) (295)
(Daily Mail) Interesting New research suggests that babies fed porridge are less likely to develop asthma, demonstrating once again that you have to be gruel to be kind  (dailymail.co.uk) (31)
(ZDNet UK) Scary Only 10% of IP4 Addresses Remain. Dibs on 127.0.0.0  (news.zdnet.co.uk) (158)
(Engadget) Cool Attention all state fair organizers, Lockheed Martin has introduced an Iron Clad "PC on a stick" featuring 8GB storage, 256-bit encryption, built-in virus protection, secure networking features  (engadget.com) (47)
(Some Guy) Obvious 20% of breakups caused by male gaming habits. Who needs love when you have Bioshock 2?  (gamepro.com.au) (143)
(Some G@M3R) Interesting What if Nintendo had pulled a Microsoft on "red ringing" NES consoles in 1983?  (infendo.com) (135)
(PCWorld) Obvious You know that Apple Tablet everyone is drooling in anticipation over? Yeah, it's just going to be a 10-inch iPod touch  (pcworld.com) (113)
(ABC News) Scary World record set for largest and longest inability to Fark  (abcnews.go.com) (22)
(Discover) Asinine Creationists making monkeys of themselves in yet another state. Comments go apeshiate in 3 MISSISSIPPI... 2 MISSISSIPPI... 1 MISSISSIPPI  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (270)
(Mercury News) Stupid Having figured out what the whales are saying, Charlie's now busy asking the butterflies how they feel about climate change and urban sprawl  (mercurynews.com) (35)
(Toronto Sun) Obvious Launch of Google's phone in China postponed after Chinese government makes prank phone calls to human rights activists  (torontosun.com) (20)
(UPI) Unlikely Researchers say bacteria have complex decision-making abilities. Right. They say that about Congress, too  T-Shirt  (upi.com) (27)
(LA Times) Interesting The military industrial complex is becoming the military technological complex  (latimes.com) (59)
(The Register) PSA Got a wireless microphone in the U.S.? It might have been illegal. But now it's legal. So stop using it June 12  (theregister.co.uk) (92)
(Some Guy) Silly More and more couples are seeking therapy because one of them is going green. "The danger arises when one partner undergoes an environmental 'waking up' process way before the other, leaving a new values gap between them"  (mnn.com) (322)

Mon January 18, 2010
(BBC) Interesting Scientists may have figured out how human hands became nimble enough to make and manipulate tools, masturbate furiously  (news.bbc.co.uk) (114)
(MSNBC) Obvious China follows up on Google's gmail-hackery-hissy-fit with a hearty "F*ck You Very Much, We'll Hack Whomever's Account We Please"  (msnbc.msn.com) (115)
(PhysOrg.com) Cool Liquid in the sky, is diamonds  (physorg.com) (56)
(PhysOrg.com) Cool Scientist have tied light in knots. Still no cure for cancer  (physorg.com) (30)
(Breitbart.com) Interesting Ultra-rare bird's breeding ground found in Afghanistan. Still no sign of Osama  (breitbart.com) (11)
(Some Guy) Interesting "Thanks for that update, Jane. Now we go to live to the scene of an assault on Sir Isaac Newton with a piece of fruit"  (tgdaily.com) (23)
(NASA) Cool The coolest partial eclipse over the Temple of Poseidon you'll see today  (antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov) (9)
(Discovery) Weird MIT scientists invent "food printer" in which ingredients are inserted into thingies, thingies are inserted into some doodad, and food comes out the bottom end with no waste produced or cooking knowledge needed  (treehugger.com) (115)
(UPI) Spiffy Illinois becoming leader in wind energy, mostly due to all the hot air coming out of Chicago  (upi.com) (72)

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