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Sun September 19, 2010
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(Jalopnik)   Russia creates Batmobile supercar  (jalopnik.com) (32)
(Some Nicodemus)   Scientists discover the secret of NIMH after deleting a gene in mice. Mrs. Frisby not available for comment  (medicaldaily.com) (76)
(The New York Times)   Another counterproductive win for Team Greener-Than-Thou, as newly-mandated low-phosphate dishwasher detergents leave people using way more water than they did before  (nytimes.com) (81)
(Some Trailer Guy)   I know duct tape has a million uses but this is getting ridiculous  (whitetrashrepairs.com) (48)
(Some Guy)   Johns Hopkins student paper takes on the greatest threat facing America today... fat chicks befriending hot chicks in order to gain access to frat parties  (jezebel.com) (85)
(MSNBC)   It turns out the world will not end as planned, because they're shutting down the Large Hadron Collider for all of 2012  (msnbc.msn.com) (58)
(Mother Nature Network)   Want to track all the road kill on the nation's highways? There's an app for that  (mnn.com) (12)

Sat September 18, 2010
(Some Guy)   5 billionth photo uploaded to flickr. "WWWWWWWW"  (techcrunch.com) (37)
(Gawker)   CEO of Indian tech firm boasts how his company launches DDOS attacks at places like the Pirate Bay, quickly learns about another site called 4Chan  (gawker.com) (114)
(About.com)   Are trains, legos and science fiction at the center of Autistic culture? Well that and card counting, driving slow on the driveway on Saturdays, and trips to K-Mart in Cincinatti  (autism.about.com) (42)
(asahi.com)   Plant taxonomist's affinity for wrapping thousands of specimens in old newspaper accidentally helps cultural scholars unravel lost history of Okinawa between 1919 and 1945  (asahi.com) (14)
(Wired)   I told you I could tell they by the pixels those pics were shopped  (wired.com) (39)
(Some Skull)   Alien skull uncovered on Danish island believed to be from Paris, Munich, or possibly a planet in the Pegasus constellation   (unexplained-mysteries.com) (62)
(Cracked)   To the Koreans, playing competitive Starcraft is just like playing baseball, basketball, or American football; you know, a "real" sport. Here are five examples of just how seriously they take this boring, overrated PC game  (cracked.com) (118)
(NPR)   Researchers discover that some people are especially bad at judging their own skill at reading another person's emotions. Now let's get back to talking about me, shall we?  (npr.org) (15)
(io9)   We can't stop here, it's giant wombat country  (io9.com) (15)
(Telegraph)   "Oh, this is the best Shirt in a Can ever. This guy is unbelievable. He ran the old Shirt in a Can guy out of business. People come from all over to wear this"  (telegraph.co.uk) (46)
(Some Thief)   Pretty good article about ways identity thieves can use Facebook to steal your identity - Drew  (kiplinger.com) (38)
(TV Technology)   In the future, your friendly "local" TV newsanchors may be coming to you from a remote complex in Davenport, Iowa  (tvtechnology.com) (24)
(Network World)   Apple kills funny video because lawyers think you'll use your $500 iPad to swat flies  (networkworld.com) (47)
(The Register)   First code release for new Facebook killer is full of security holes, raising the very real possibility of a copyright lawsuit  (theregister.co.uk) (22)
(Telegraph)   Lasers may be new pancea for acne, doctors pustulate  (telegraph.co.uk) (25)
(Some Guy)   Samsung announces its version of the iPad, except it's Android-based, smaller, and $236 more expensive  (electronista.com) (36)
(Gizmodo)   More than you ever wanted to know about the history of packing materials  (gizmodo.com) (10)
(Comics Alliance)   Your favorite comic book superheroes, reimagined as hipster stereotypes. EMO HULK IS KINDA DOWN  (comicsalliance.com) (33)
(I Heart Chaos)   Today's Creationist question of the day: "If the universe is 6000 years old, why are there stars that are millions of light years away?"  (iheartchaos.com) (447)
(Gamma Squad)   The winners of the 30-month-long Progressive Automotive X-Prize for marketable 100 MPGe* cars have been announced with three teams splitting the $10 million prize. See, sometimes being a dirty hippy can pay off  (gammasquad.uproxx.com) (23)
(Gawker)   College girl: "Hey, Steve Jobs, why won't you answer questions about Apple for my school paper?" Steve Jobs: "Fark you"  (gawker.com) (92)

Fri September 17, 2010
(Some Guy)   Best Buy CEO says the iPad is eatting into half of all laptop sales. Resistance is futile  (paidcontent.org) (97)
(UPI)   Broccoli may prevent arthritis, tasty meals  (upi.com) (50)
(Some Guy)   Metal smasher makes aluminum stronger than steel. Transparent aluminum still years away  (news.sciencemag.org) (24)
(io9)   Scientists one gene away from generating clone army. You must be very proud  (io9.com) (17)
(Aggrogate)   Gamestop offers overnight shipping on Duke Nukem Forever. I still can't shake the feeling that this is a huge prank  (aggrogate.com) (37)
(G4TV)   PlayStation Move is out today. All the fun of flailing with the Wii but now in HD  (g4tv.com) (27)
(io9)   There's a vast ocean of liquid hot magma underneath the Earth's mantle. Damn, all Subby has underneath his is a fireplace  (io9.com) (25)
(Aggrogate)   Leaked trailer emerges of a gritty, live-action Pokemon movie. Fake, but utterly freaking awesome  (aggrogate.com) (18)
(The New York Times)   The science behind why some believe in global warming and some don't (peer reviewed, of course), and why both sides are correct."Facts, in and of themselves, are meaningless, in the purest and fullest meaning of that word"  (dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com) (16)
(Science Daily)   Why do bird flocks move in unison? Surprisingly, the answer has nothing to do with your newly washed car  (sciencedaily.com) (8)
(India Vision)   Why girls kiss girls  (indiavision.com) (684)
(io9)   Chilean satellite fires laser into space, cooks up some mean sea bass  (io9.com) (19)
(Yahoo)   NORAD says the earth will be visited by street lamps on Oct. 13 to warn us about global warming  (news.yahoo.com) (56)
(Scientific American)   Why is the penis shaped like that? Here the science comes  (scientificamerican.com) (78)
(Scientific American)   Know how scientists know your kid is gay?  (scientificamerican.com) (49)
(Kotaku)   Person is lining up outside of Gamestop for the Playstation Move launch  (kotaku.com) (59)
(Scientific American)   Man up, kid. You're just going to have to suck it up and listen to the shiat your dad says  (scientificamerican.com) (27)
(Gizmodo)   Motion-powered humidifier gives you better air, enslaves your cat  (gizmodo.com) (34)
(Some IT Guy)   Can you spot the IT guy?  (deansproperty.com.au) (156)
(The Register)   Actual headline: "1 in 10 Americans prefer colonoscopies to PC security"  (theregister.co.uk) (40)
(Mother Nature Network)   Scientists think they're on the verge of curing cancer in Tasmanian devils. Still no cure for mumbling, growling, and spinning around like a tornado  (mnn.com) (17)
(Some Guy)   Patent office rejects perpetual motion machine that was rejected by the patent office that rejects perpetual motion machines that are rejected by patent offices  T-Shirt  (thisissomerset.co.uk) (107)
(The Consumerist)   Halo glitch forces some Xboxers to play with themselves. Fortunately most of them are already familiar with this particular activity  (consumerist.com) (47)

Thu September 16, 2010
(Daily Mail)   'I just looked up in the sky and said "Bloody hell, what on earth is that?"  (dailymail.co.uk) (65)
(Gizmodo)   Almost a quarter of US residents think it's acceptable to be online during sex. The other three-quarters submitted this with a better headline  (gizmodo.com) (50)
(Discover)   3-centimeter spider spins webs that span rivers in Madagascar, using silk that's 10 times tougher than Kevlar. Subby once built a bridge of popsicle sticks but it fell down  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (46)
(Some Guy)   This year's flu vaccine is based on a guess. Flying swine autistic Solanum pandemic to ensue in 3...2...1  (ktvb.com) (38)
(96.1 Kiss)   American Idol will accept video auditions via MySpace in a new partnership called Good Idea Seven Years Ago  (961kiss.com) (10)
(Kotaku)   Coming Dec. 1 - The Sony PSP Monster Hunter  (kotaku.com) (18)
(Neoseeker)   Setting a new MMO record, All Points Bulletin is shutting down 2 months and 17 days after release  (neoseeker.com) (142)
(Pokebeach)   Pokemon: Darker and Edgier  (pokebeach.com) (81)
(G4TV)   Not news: Guy spends years developing reputable investment firm that manages $850 billion in assets. News: He liquidated the board and made off with the money. Fark: It was in an MMO and it's worth $45,000 in US currency  (g4tv.com) (81)
(Kotaku)   Cool: The Last Guardian may be the killer app for the PS3. Sad: Won't be released until Christmas 2011  (kotaku.com) (33)
(Gizmodo)   What will happen if we all start reading eBooks? Something like this, probably  (gizmodo.com) (23)
(Discover)   No snark, no sarcasm. Just a stunning, heart-achingly beautiful picture of the Earth... from the Moon  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (67)
(AOL News)   Finally, Star Trek fans are able to emulate the crew of the USS Saratoga NCC-31911  (aolnews.com) (41)
(Nerve)   Oscar Wilde's gay love letters - kind of like an old-timey version of texts from last night  (nerve.com) (18)
(Some Guy)   Scientists predict a habitable exoplanet will be found soon. How about May? Is May good for you?  (tgdaily.com) (30)
(SFGate)   Great white sharks have taken to "taste-testing" sea creatures and leaving floating corpses with a single bite out of them. You otter finish that  (sfgate.com) (27)
(AOL News)   Holding an alcoholic drink makes you seem dumb. Also makes you totally more attractive and helps you dance really awesome  (aolnews.com) (153)
(The New York Times)   The most arresting, scary, beautiful atom bomb related images you'll see all week  (nytimes.com) (206)
(Science Daily)   Study reveals that children know how to use the topic tag to the left better than you  (sciencedaily.com) (17)
(io9)   Empire Strikes Back almost didn't get made; this and other secrets revealed in a new book about Star Wars' first sequel. Why brothers were macking on sisters still goes unexplained  (io9.com) (49)
(Yahoo)   Australian man sets Guinness world record for the widest tongue. With his winnings, he will not relocate. Happy to stay down under  T-Shirt  (au.news.yahoo.com) (23)
(Reuters)   Study finds no need for routine prostate screening, so stop, unless you're really anal about it  (reuters.com) (82)
(Reuters)   After the embarrassing mistakes of Darwin and Hawking, scientists redeem themselves by unlocking the chocolate genome  (reuters.com) (24)
(io9)   The best science fiction and fantasy cliffhangers ever shown on TV. Okay, so TNG and Voyager made it, but the long, agonizing wait between seasons six and seven of DS9 didn't? WHAT THE HELL?  (io9.com) (165)
(Science Daily)   Key mechanism behind sleep discovered, and no, it has nothing to do with articles from Science Daily  (sciencedaily.com) (16)
(io9)   Just when you'd forgotten Wolverine, Ghost Rider, The Hulk, and Spider-Man were a replacement Fantastic Four, here's an unpleasant reminder of what happens when superheroes get...stupid, I guess  (io9.com) (27)
(CNN)   Study shows that popular people get the flu more often, which may explain why subby has never gotten the flu  (cnn.com) (45)

Wed September 15, 2010
(Science mag)   Uh-oh. Sunspots may go bye-bye for a while. Or not. EVERYBODY CONSIDER WHETHER TO PANIC  (news.sciencemag.org) (47)
(NPR)   Only 10% of you is actually YOU. Here comes the science  (npr.org) (49)
(Boing Boing)   A unique low-dosage cocktail of most commonly used drugs, all brought together in one simple salty remedy, naturally  (boingboing.net) (16)
(G4TV)   Need for Speed Hot Pursuit promises all the fun of an actual high speed chase interupting the evening news  (g4tv.com) (34)
(Yahoo)   Wonder what those 9 Microsoft security updates from this morning were for? Here's your answer  (news.yahoo.com) (54)
(Gizmodo)   PayPal's automated support bot shows you why THE FUTURE IS *HERE*  (gizmodo.com) (45)
(Ars Technica)   The iPhone is a stunning achievement of mobile computing and wireless communication, allowing users to live their digital lives in the cloud from anywhere they choose. Quick, let's print something from it  (arstechnica.com) (93)
(Kotaku)   Erin Wood, widow of Brian Wood, writes a letter of thanks to all the gamers of the world for their kindness and support after his tragic death. Subby's room is entirely too dusty  (kotaku.com) (35)
(Some Guy)   Five Marvel franchises that Pixar should animate  (insidemovies.moviefone.com) (68)
(Network World)   If Elvis were around today, here's how he would fake his own death  (networkworld.com) (16)
(Wired)   Jupiter makes its closest approach to Earth this month, may finally ask us out, take us to that hot club, The Galaxy  (wired.com) (26)
(Some Guy)   America's "Tornado Alley" is moving north thanks to climate change. Either that or old Uncle Sam keeps pulling his belt up higher and higher  (minnesota.publicradio.org) (23)
(Gamma Squad)   Guy dressed as a Spartan from Halo: Reach rides a jetpack around Trafalgar Square. Why aren't we all doing that by now?  (gammasquad.uproxx.com) (27)
(National Geographic)   Undersea cave yields some of the oldest skeletons in the Americas dating back to before the ice age when the cave was above water, now 30 feet below, suggesting they are at least 10,000 years-old   (news.nationalgeographic.com) (38)
(Yahoo)   The newest evolution of Malware? Ransomware: trojans that monitors your porn-surfing habits and then threatens to publish them unless you pay up. Of course if you do pay, it steals your CC info instead  (news.yahoo.com) (124)
(Gizmodo)   Firebreathing lawnchair monster truck. That is all  (gizmodo.com) (16)
(Wired)   Have you ever wondered why some stars continue to look young and healthy year after year? Scientists have now confirmed the answer, it's because they're cannibals  (wired.com) (28)
(Gizmodo)   No matter what the vehicle, somebody, somewhere, wants to put a jet engine on it. Exhibit 23(D): The lawn tractor  (gizmodo.com) (55)
(Google)   Japan to build high-speed scanner that can digitize entire book in one minute. "We are considering using robots to turn the pages automatically and more neatly"  (google.com) (44)
(Telegraph)   Study finds that finding a bargain feels as good as sex. Must have been conducted in a red light district  (telegraph.co.uk) (64)
(io9)   Well, the trailer for Night of the Living Trekkies is here; no, it's not a movie, it's a book looks at what happens when a zombie outbreak hits a Star Trek convention  (io9.com) (36)
(NPR)   Coolest world demographics maps you'll see all day  (npr.org) (19)

Tue September 14, 2010
(New York Daily News)   As part of a deal for the city to renew their cable television franchises for another 10 years, Time Warner and Cablevision have agreed to spend $10 million to construct WiFi service in parks across NYC but will limit users to  T-Shirt  (nydailynews.com) (55)
(io9)   As northern ice sheets melt, archaeologists discover a lost civilization. They must have been cold as hell  (io9.com) (109)
(PopMatters)   The X-Men finally come up against a mutant who is truly hated and feared by the world he was born into  (popmatters.com) (65)
(io9)   How Halley's Comet changed the course of history, launched Robert Beltran's career  (io9.com) (27)
(Network World)   Wile E. Coyote, Space Genius  (networkworld.com) (26)
(Some Wine Guy)   With cool spring, late summer, and unusual amounts of rain, Washington State's 2010 wine crop may be a total loss. Damn you, Global Warming  (wawinereport.com) (29)
(Discover)   IceCube lately has been detecting an over-abundance of cosmic rays, suckas  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (10)
(Some Guy)   Yeah, that Jobs throwing-star story was too odd to be true, even in Japan  (digitaldaily.allthingsd.com) (19)
(Discover)   Geocentrism? Damn near killed 'im  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (70)
(Stuff)   British scientists get grant funding to make fish and chips  (stuff.co.nz) (8)
(Gawker)   "AOL Hires Jonas Brothers To Fix the Internet" Every part of that sentence is wrong  (gawker.com) (49)
(io9)   Fourteen new huge Pluto-like space rocks discovered beyond Neptune. Just think of the penal and mining colony opportunities  (io9.com) (51)
(USA Today)   You don't want to be the only geek tonight who doesn't know these six delicious factoids about Halo Reach, do you?  (content.usatoday.com) (112)
(Bloomberg)   Steve Jobs detained in Japanese airport for trying to hijack his own private plane with ninja throwing stars  (bloomberg.com) (262)
(Yahoo)   Scientists have determined that bats have regional dialects. Imagine what a NASCAR-watching bat must sound like to a California wine-drinking bat  (news.yahoo.com) (37)
(MSNBC)   Coming soon to a business near you: vertical farming, "3D printers" in space, and meat sheets. MEAT SHEETS  (cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com) (49)
(The Register)   Action gamers make better drivers, soldiers, surgeons. 'Lovers' conspicuously absent from list  (theregister.co.uk) (56)
(MSNBC)   If dropping bundles of toxic paste to poison the waters of a deep sulfur cave to anesthetize fish which are then eaten in scrambled eggs doesn't ensure bountiful rains, I don't know what will  (msnbc.msn.com) (29)
(TechEBlog)   The control panel shot first  (techeblog.com) (42)
(Yahoo)   Glowbull wharmin tuk mai bukket  (news.yahoo.com) (62)
(IGN)   How to make a good Super Mario Bros movie. Step 1: Stop. Step 2: Make a different movie. Step 3: Profit??  (movies.ign.com) (102)

Mon September 13, 2010
(Spiegel)   Germans use bacteria to fight beer tent stench at Oktoberfest  (spiegel.de) (34)
(Discover)   That's not a photobomb. THIS is a photobomb (with pic of cosmic bombing)  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (32)
(G4TV)   HD remakes of ICO and Shadow of the Colossus don't officially exist but you can order them at WalMart  (g4tv.com) (38)
(BBC)   Your Facebook profile picture says a lot about you. Even if it's only "I really like ducks"  (bbc.co.uk) (80)
(io9)   Is it wrong that scientists and researchers continually divulge the medical history of mummies? Really? We're debating whether or not excavated mummies are protected under HIPAA?  (io9.com) (31)
(G4TV)   Halo: Reach has more weapons than you can shake a stick at. Sticks are also weapons  (g4tv.com) (117)
(Telegraph)   Good news for nerds everywhere: Scientists' discovery of near-sighted gene could eliminate need for glasses in the future. Pocket protectors will still an issue, though  (telegraph.co.uk) (36)
(Mac|Life)   Microsoft throws funeral to celebrate death of the iPhone, grip on reality  (maclife.com) (70)
(Yahoo)   Cool: Gigabit home Internet service coming to the US. Stupid: at $350 a month. Fark: In Chattanooga  (finance.yahoo.com) (48)
(io9)   There's a meteorite out there that carries remnants of the supernova that created our solar system...and it's Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck's job to bring it back  (io9.com) (13)
(BBC)   An internal nut on the Discovery shuttle slipped out of position and fell into the aft compartment during flight prep. I'm so very scared. Help  T-Shirt  (bbc.co.uk) (44)
(Kotaku)   We're sorry but the 25th anniversary is in another castle  (kotaku.com) (56)
(Gamma Squad)   The new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 trailer is so awesome it may cause seizures  (gammasquad.uproxx.com) (74)
(Some Catholics)   No he wasn't, you mouth breathing cretins  (galileowaswrong.com) (301)
(Popular Mechanics)   Better french fries through science  (popularmechanics.com) (35)
(Gizmodo)   Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of freedom fighters led by Luke Skywalker have established a new secret base on the remote ice world of Earth  (gizmodo.com) (38)
(Google)   Business plan: Google Books to release 500 scans of Ancient Greek and Latin texts for research. Actual: Google Books releases scans of every copy of Weekly World News  (books.google.com) (38)
(asahi.com)   Prize-winning Tokyo bartender has cocktail how-to book translated into English, including signature hard-shake mixing technique. "The Japanese 'cocktail way' is to give importance to both the technical and spiritual aspects"  (asahi.com) (30)
(C|Net)   YouTube is testing out live streaming video. There's no way this could possibly go (Hi *giggle*) DAMMIT BOBBY GET OUT OF MY ROOM I'M DOING MY SHOW  (news.cnet.com) (36)
(Gizmodo) Video What happens when you cross a skateboard with a tank?  (gizmodo.com) (57)

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