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Sun August 29, 2010
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(Cinematical)   Nike offers a glimpse at their upcoming Batman & Robin shoes. If you're at a bar trying to pick up women in these, the last thing their conscience will say is "Just do it"  (cinematical.com) (48)
(Autoblog)   Finally, your VW Beetle accessory search is now complete  (autoblog.com) (37)
(Some Guy)   Show people you really care by giving the creepiest gifts EVER  (inventorspot.com) (34)
(Weather Underground)   Fabled Northwest Passage, sought for over 500 years, is now open for the fourth year in a row. And for only the third time, so is the Northeast Passage. Nothing to see here, move along  (wunderground.com) (81)
(NASA)   In 10,000 years the Sun and the Solar System will move out of the local stellar cloud, phasers expected to start working  (antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov) (35)
(National Post)   If you're Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic, you're WEIRD. Here comes the science, explaining why we have bras on our heads  (nationalpost.com) (55)
(io9)   Soundwaves could one day cool your refrigerator, make your cassettes transform into panthers and birds  (io9.com) (43)
(BBC)   Scientists have now come to the conclusion that dinosaurs went extinct because of two completely separate meteorite strikes on the planet, Dennis Nedry  (bbc.co.uk) (41)
(Some Doom)   One of the Fantastic Four is going to be killed off this year, and the comic will end sometime next year. FLAME ON  (digitalspy.com) (106)
(Huffington Post)   The nine most dangerous countries to surf the web. Shockingly, the US takes nine, and...wait, Azerbaijan has the internet? No way  (huffingtonpost.com) (19)
(C|Net)   Jac Holzman, the man who discovered The Doors, founded Elektra Records, and pushed the big records companies into adopting the compact disc thinks the Internet is actually a great thing for the music industry  (news.cnet.com) (50)
(Toronto Star)   "In one-fifth of a second, before the conscious mind has had a chance to react, the male brain has rendered judgment on whether the oncoming stranger is sexually hot"  (thestar.com) (233)
(Discovery)   "In this oldest known case of humans eating humans, other food was available to the diners, but human flesh was just part of their meat mix"  (news.discovery.com) (62)

Sat August 28, 2010
(Some Guy)   Teachers argue that technology-free classrooms improve courses, "students are more involved in the discussions" and "more attentive"  (chronicle.com) (81)
(YouTube)   The Wii officially comes out of the closet with a new hairdressing game. Not that there's anything wrong with that  (youtube.com) (31)
(BBC)   Australian court rules that Sony still owns your PS3  (bbc.co.uk) (59)
(Gizmodo)   The 10 greatest fictional inventors of all time  (gizmodo.com) (132)
(Network World)   Have trouble reaching Fark on Friday? No? Guess Duke sucks at DOS attacks, too  (networkworld.com) (12)
(Examiner)   What happens when you combine Strongbad, the "Monkey Island" series, "Team Fortress 2", and characters from Penny Arcade? Subby has no idea, but Telltale Games may be working on the greatest video game of all time  (examiner.com) (36)
(Amazing Planet)   Scientist discover that Chicken Little may have been right. No need to panic though, it's just the SKY FALLING DOWN ON US  (ouramazingplanet.com) (18)
(Washington Post)   Another "Facebook killer" is going to launch soon. No not that one, the real one  (washingtonpost.com) (24)
(PCWorld)   Google has moved the Lincoln Memorial. Seems there really isn't anything they can't do  (pcworld.com) (27)
(io9)   How to make a lightsaber out of spare parts. Just don't blame Subby when one of you idiots blows up the house  (io9.com) (13)
(io9)   A handy reference guide to all the different types of heroes and villains in science fiction  (io9.com) (51)
(Kotaku)   Kirk Gibson's 1988 World Series home run, recreated, with RBI Baseball. Subby would like you all to know he could beat everybody here if he gets the Cardinals  (kotaku.com) (17)
(IGN)   The legend of Zelda  (retro.ign.com) (65)
(BBC)   Who killed the electric car? Car company claims its electric car is more expensive to operate over 3 years than a regular car  (bbc.co.uk) (80)
(Canoe)   Australian lizards are on the verge of an evolutionary leap as they are abandoning egg laying and beginning to give live birth, save you money on car insurance  (cnews.canoe.ca) (43)
(Spiegel)   What do a customs station, an inn, a bordello and the largest earthworks in Northern Europe have in common? No, not Rome, guess again  (spiegel.de) (15)
(Some Guy)   Nike files patent for self-lacing "Back to the Future II"-style shoes. Only five more years till we get our hoverboards  (joblo.com) (95)
(C|Net)   Just like World of Warcraft, Farmville might be the next internet fad that users have to seek treatment for at an addiction center as some users are spending over $100/month on the game and playing the game from dawn to dusk  (news.cnet.com) (147)
(C|Net)   After rolling out a brand new version of their website earlier this week, Digg has faced nothing short of a huge userbase backlash and Kevin Rose has promised to "fix the bugs" in the redesign. They'll get over it  (news.cnet.com) (27)
(Some Guy)   First Apple revolutionized the computer, then the MP3 Player, cellphone, and tablet device. If this article is true, Apple just made premium cable television obsolete  (cultofmac.com) (43)
(Topless Robot)   If "Calvin & Hobbes" mastermind Bill Watterson came out of retirement and worked on comic books, he'd come up with this  (toplessrobot.com) (90)
(Huffington Post)   Last week's not news: Science journal paper proves Darwin wrong. Fark: Paper's authors say "We are not in any way suggesting Darwin was wrong." Tag is for the science reporting in the press these days  (huffingtonpost.com) (60)
(Canoe)   "The Klingon orchestra is made up of various indigenous Klingon instruments, some that have never been heard on earth before." NERRRDDDS  (cnews.canoe.ca) (42)

Fri August 27, 2010
(io9)   The nerdiest eye chart you'll see all day  (io9.com) (42)
(CNN)   GoogleTV ad picks creepy sex stalker theme, because no one associates Google with privacy invasion so what's the harm?  (tech.fortune.cnn.com) (18)
(Engadget)   Paul Allen sues the Internet  (engadget.com) (44)
(Gamma Squad)   Hey, you want to learn how to build an RC Nerf tank? Of course you do  (gammasquad.uproxx.com) (12)
(Discover) Video Backyard chemists mix iron oxide and aluminum powder, get ragingly awesome fiery explosions via a thermite reaction that melts iron. 2700-degrees of destructive excellence  (revision3.com) (56)
(Boing Boing)   Is it... a) a fossil of a big snake?, b) a dinosaur turd?, or c) the horn of a Megacorn, the giant sized ancestor of the common unicorn?  (boingboing.net) (34)
(Neatorama)   An astronomer says Star Wars is more realistic than Star Trek, Han shot first  (neatorama.com) (140)
(Daily Mail)   Black rice could be the new cancer fighting superfood, according to a bunch of cracker scientists  (dailymail.co.uk) (25)
(G4TV)   Are you a little bit country AND a little bit rock n roll? Rock Band gets country songs  (g4tv.com) (53)
(The Consumerist)   Ever wonder what happens to a cheeseburger put in hydrochloric acid? Well, put aside your base assumptions and watch this video  (consumerist.com) (44)
(Gamma Squad)   Man with bionic eye seeks one-legged woman for fun times, stimulating conversation, and attaching a working paintball gun to her leg  (gammasquad.uproxx.com) (10)
(Gizmodo)   Can't find the robot selling acid-laced plantains, because your stilts broke and your friend is having sex with a trans-gender aardvark? There's an app for that  (gizmodo.com) (13)
(io9)   Here are some people completely faking demonic possession, because demonic possession is fake, right...RIGHT?  (io9.com) (153)
(Science Daily)   Scientists hope to give cancer the sniffles  (sciencedaily.com) (15)
(News.com.au)   Scientists crack wheat's genetic code, hope to make a lot of dough  (news.com.au) (24)
(Science Daily)   "Dry water" could be a commercial splash. Multiple uses, just add.... wait a minute, what would you add?  (sciencedaily.com) (27)
(I Heart Chaos)   Now, even the homeless can travel in style. Ok, maybe not by your standards, but it beats the hell out of a shopping cart  (iheartchaos.com) (26)
(Breitbart.com)   Japanese researchers develop touchable 3D TV images. "This technology could create a virtual museum," said researcher with a straight face  T-Shirt  (breitbart.com) (115)

Thu August 26, 2010
(io9)   Wasteland Weekend: Three-day Mad Max reenactment in the Southern California desert  (io9.com) (52)
(Science Daily)   Confirming what you already know, researchers find that spouses do not grow more alike over time  (sciencedaily.com) (17)
(Guardian.com)   Frankensalmon could be on your plate soon  (guardian.co.uk) (76)
(Science Daily)   Study finds that atheist or agnostic doctors are twice as likely to make decisions that will expediate the dying of a patient  (sciencedaily.com) (169)
(io9)   Is...is that the TARDIS on top of the Small Dome at MIT?  (io9.com) (39)
(Some Guy)   Multitasking DOING ONE THING is for people AT A TIME who don't like WORKS to think BETTER too much  T-Shirt  (azarask.in) (39)
(Gamespot.Com)   College will include Portal as part of it's curriculum. Pleased to meet you, [insertstudentnamehere]   (gamespot.com) (41)
(New Scientist)   The medical tricorder has been invented  (newscientist.com) (23)
(G4TV)   Call of Duty player pledges to reach level 70 without killing a single player. Teabagging still allowed  (g4tv.com) (105)
(Telegraph)   "Romans stationed in north Yorkshire 2000 years ago wore socks with their sandals, and so kicked off an unfortunate British fashion that's survived to the present day"  (blogs.telegraph.co.uk) (48)
(Telegraph)   Palace of Odysseus located in Ithica. Still banned from Woolworths  (telegraph.co.uk) (43)
(Some Angry Internet Guy)   You can't pass your "Internet Kill Switch" through normal means, so you C) Attach it as a rider to a sure pass bill for Defense Authorization  (prisonplanet.com) (102)
(Breitbart.com)   Wired youth in China and Japan are forgetting how to write, eat with forks  T-Shirt  (breitbart.com) (28)
(News.com.au)   Ultra secret military space twinkie changes orbit  (news.com.au) (43)
(Examiner)   "Good, polite, trustworthy kid" watched shocking films, listened to violent music, and played highly controversial video games before killing innocent disabled teen and having sex with her corpse  (examiner.com) (142)
(Yahoo)   Researchers using cutting edge cameras off the coast of Indonesia discovery an incredible and complex array of new creatures-which most farkers will not see being unable to get past the slide with "plate-sized sea spiders"  (news.yahoo.com) (24)
(CBC)   Ice shelf "the size of Bermuda" breaks off Arctic island. Sounds scary until you realise that's only two thirds of Manhattan, less than five percent of Rhode Island, and 0.003 of Wales  (cbc.ca) (83)
(io9)   Twenty-five classic science fiction films everyone needs to see at least once. Come for The Empire Strikes Back, Stay for Wrath of Khan, and bask in the glow of District 9  (io9.com) (424)
(Onion AV Club)   After the success of Iron Man, Marvel to bring another "ironic" icon to the Silver Screen as it works on an Iron Fist movie  (avclub.com) (60)
(Gizmodo)   "It costs Netflix 5 cents to stream a HD movie." (but sending a text message costs 25 cents)  (gizmodo.com) (68)

Wed August 25, 2010
(NPR)   Telemarketers may soon be able to understand what you mean when you say, "Eat a bag of dicks"  (npr.org) (52)
(Boing Boing)   Celebrate the 10th birthday of the 'AOL/Eliza prank' by chatting with the conversational bot programs to the right  (boingboing.net) (55)
(The New York Times)   Scientists discover the junk genes can rise from the dead, cause disease, demand BRAAAAIIINNS  (nytimes.com) (12)
(Gizmodo)   The story behind Nerf. Despite what you may have thought, there were no "herders" of any kind  (gizmodo.com) (40)
(Space)   Thar be dragons ... in space  (space.com) (24)
(G4TV)   Wonder what happened to Morrigan after the finish of Dragon Age? Then you'll want the upcoming DLC  (g4tv.com) (114)
(ABC News)   In 200ft turn left, in 10 miles turn right and catch on fire  (abcnews.go.com) (11)
(Examiner)   Depressed teen plays Xbox 15 hours per day. If only there were a way to console him  T-Shirt  (examiner.com) (69)
(Reuters)   Space-based detector could find anti-universe where Spock has a beard, Buffy is insane, French valiantly fight to the last man  (reuters.com) (77)
(Joystiq)   Mario Kart symbols appear on Portland's bike lanes. Blue shell-related fatalities spike tenfold in one week  (joystiq.com) (52)
(Aggrogate)   The best steampunk Nerf shotgun project you'll see all week  (aggrogate.com) (67)
(BBC)   Are humans so powerful that they can create a problem that they aren't powerful enough to fix?  (bbc.co.uk) (78)
(Gizmodo)   The inside story of the great moon hoax. No, not that one, the other one  (gizmodo.com) (33)
(PCWorld)   Dell's new "Aero" phone runs Android 1.5, giving you April 2009 technology, today  (pcworld.com) (61)
(Science News)   That horrible 22-mile-long oil plume in the Gulf? Looks like the local bacteria nommed it - but then, we all knew bacteria are just shills for Big Oil  (sciencenews.org) (124)
(Pod 6 is jerks)   Realtime video feed from American's undersea science lab. Completion of Adrienne Barebeau-bot imminent  (nurc.net) (81)
(My Fox DC)   They're just battery-powered tubes that turn nicotine-laced liquid into a vapor mist that is inhaled. What doesn't sound safe about that?  (myfoxdc.com) (122)
(Canada.com)   Scientists finally admit that Wi-Fi in schools is worse than Stalin  (canada.com) (92)
(The home of bad news)   No snark - we lost a storytelling legend. Satoshi Kon dies   (subatomicbrainfreeze.typepad.com) (56)
(BBC)   "My god, it's full of planets"  (bbc.co.uk) (44)
(Washington Post)   The most serious breach of US military computers happened in 2008, when CENTCOM's network was penetrated by a foreign intelligence service.The cause? "Hey, free flash drive"  (washingtonpost.com) (112)

Tue August 24, 2010
(Science Daily)   Hookups can turn into meaningful relationships. YOU'VE BEEN WARNED  (sciencedaily.com) (68)
(Discover)   TFer The Bad Astronomer wants you to sneak a peek. Of his TV show, you sicko  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (73)
(Discover)   How to turn a frog egg into a robot's artificial nose in 3 easy steps. Step 1: get some frog eggs  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (9)
(io9)   Binary stars could cause a massive planetary collision, spawn superheroes  (io9.com) (13)
(Gizmodo)   You paid to much for your crappy earbuds  (gizmodo.com) (175)
(Gizmodo)   Happy 15th birthday to Windows 95, the operating system that ***DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS _OR_EQUAL  (gizmodo.com) (140)
(NPR)   Yeah, right. Like the guy in the $30,000 suit is going to put down his iProduct so he can go for a quiet walk in the woods. COME ON  (npr.org) (34)
(Gawker)   The best time-lapse video of a programmer creating a computer game from start to finish you'll see today  (tv.gawker.com) (32)
(Telegraph)   Ever seen a maggot REALLY up close?  (telegraph.co.uk) (62)
(Telegraph)   Whale's mating ritual caught on film for the first time. We told you not to buy your Mom that video camera  (telegraph.co.uk) (17)
(Kotaku)   Steam sale saves struggling software studio  (kotaku.com) (110)
(io9)   30 kick-ass comic books that you should keep an eye out for this Fall  (io9.com) (51)
(Telegraph)   Earthlings are not likely to contact actual aliens, just their robot minions leading the invasion  (telegraph.co.uk) (37)
(Wired)   Fox calls for ban on Medal of Honor  (wired.co.uk) (122)
(Some Guy)   Is the Sun a giant time bender, or is carbon dating a big lie?  (news.stanford.edu) (236)
(Network World)   Microsoft loves open source. They just want to hold it and squeeze it and smother it as quickly as possible  (networkworld.com) (70)
(The Hollywood Reporter)   Sue Jedi Mind company, Lucas will  (thresq.hollywoodreporter.com) (80)
(Spike)   The 10 Most Overblown Video Game Controversies  (spike.com) (88)
(Some Guy)   The Canadian government's solution to global warming? Easy, just stop collecting climate data  (financialpost.com) (140)

Mon August 23, 2010
(UPI)   The world's helium is being squandered, says a leading scientist in a high squeaky Donald Duck voice  (upi.com) (105)
(News.com.au)   Scientists may finally be able to reassure Saturn that her rings don't actually make her ass look fat  (news.com.au) (14)
(CNN)   Romulan model ship prop from Star Trek:TOS to become Iran's Ambassador of Death  (news.blogs.cnn.com) (102)
(Gizmodo)   Iron Man Xbox 360 mod looks awesome, will keep Jeff Bridges and Mickey Rourke away from your house  (gizmodo.com) (22)
(Gizmodo)   The coolest car you'll see all day. Yes, it's made of giant Legos  (gizmodo.com) (10)
(Gawker)   "Ya'll full of my jiz now" -- Translation "My research conclusively demonstrates that your product is unsafe for humans (and amphibians)"  (gawker.com) (31)
(Some Guy)   First we had MUDS, then MMORPG's, and MMOFPS. Now here's Neverwinter as an OMG. WTH?  (gamespot.com) (106)
(My Fox NY)   Scientists shocked to find potatoes more nutritious when electrocuted  (myfoxny.com) (12)
(Some Researcher)   Protein that destroys HIV discovered; still no cure for cancer  (loyolamedicine.org) (49)
(Gizmodo)   25 websites Hooters won't let you access with their wi-fi  (gizmodo.com) (58)
(Discover)   Ash hole found on the moon  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (12)
(io9)   Star Wars yoga guide - the 'g' is not a typo  (io9.com) (19)
(Science Daily)   Solar plane's 82-hour non-stop flight record broken...by more than four days  (sciencedaily.com) (19)
(Miller-McCune)   Kids: Want to grow up to pretend to be a rock star? Get plenty of sleep  (miller-mccune.com) (12)
(The New York Times)   All of those weather related disasters you've been reading about have nothing to do with global warming. They have to do with people picking the wrong place to live  (dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com) (72)
(Gizmodo)   Soon Cleveland will be just like England  (gizmodo.com) (73)
(Huffington Post)   You submitted this with a better headline, until just now, when you didn't submit this with a better headline  (huffingtonpost.com) (61)
(YouTube)   Japanese man invents machine that turns plastic back into oil. Still no cure for canc.. Wait he did WHAT?  (youtube.com) (125)
(The New York Times)   "The national parks' history is full of examples of misguided visitors feeding bears, putting children on buffaloes for photos and dipping into geysers despite signs warning of scalding temperatures"  (nytimes.com) (133)
(BBC)   New Doctor Who game allows players exploration and complete control of Tardis. Subby hoping that exploration and complete control also applies to virtual Amy Pond  (bbc.co.uk) (54)
(io9)   Mercury astronomers would see Earth double, even when they are sober  (io9.com) (26)
(Mother Nature Network)   Tool lazy to maintain your swimming pool? Turn it into a tilapia pond  (mnn.com) (59)
(CNN)   Fire departments across the country prepare for DIY solar that you plug into any outlet  (cnn.com) (49)

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