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Sun November 21, 2010
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(io9)   The 10 freakiest animals of speculative biology. Manbearpig notably absent  (io9.com) (39)
(Some Video Game)   "Dragon's Lair" to be re-released. Tonight, we're gonna party like it's 1983  (digitalspy.com) (88)
(The New York Times)   Sam has epilepsy, and the food he eats is 90% fat. The diet tricks his body into a starvation state in which it burns fat, and not carbs, for fuel. For reasons that are still unclear this process has an antiepileptic effect  (nytimes.com) (73)
(Pop Matters)   Does a show called "Top Gear" -- a straight copy of a British megahit, no less -- really need a long, drawn-out explanation of what it's about?  (popmatters.com) (220)
(The New York Times)   Speech therapist: "A New York accent makes you sound ignorant". Subby: "Ya farkin' hump, I oughta bust yuz upside da head"  (nytimes.com) (141)
(PCWorld)   Facebook Messages: The worst thing that ever happened  (pcworld.com) (40)
(Yahoo)   Ths strange story behind Sunday's blue moon  (news.yahoo.com) (43)
(Yahoo)   Five reasons why electric cars will always suck  (autos.yahoo.com) (389)

Sat November 20, 2010
(Chicago Tribune)   Hormone therapy may affect purple chicken swimming in supernova soup  (chicagotribune.com) (16)
(io9)   Five webcomics to get you through until xkcd is back  (io9.com) (146)
(Discovery)   Student archeologists dig up 2500 year old ramen dinner. No, not in their dorm room  (news.discovery.com) (7)
(Simone Corbellini)   The World seen from the ISS - 3D STEREO Simulations w/video  (digilander.libero.it) (19)
(Popular Science)   Genetically engineered mosquitoes released into the wild. And so it begins  (popsci.com) (36)
(YouTube)   Awesome: geek creates grid of neon bulbs to show locations of microwaves in his oven. Lame: no explosions  (youtube.com) (54)
(io9)   Renowned physicist points out that the universe was apparently born in a very low state of entropy, meaning a very high degree of order initially existed, and this is what made the complex matter we see all around us. Translation: FU big bang  (io9.com) (81)
(Some Guy)   Wi-Fi is harmful to trees. Suck it, hippie bloggers  (news.idg.no) (57)
(Daily Mail)   Myspace finally acknowledges the reality of their importance. Allows users to access FaceBook directly from Myspace  (dailymail.co.uk) (28)
(Discovery)   Curses, you win this round, Dan Brown  (news.discovery.com) (28)

Fri November 19, 2010
(The Atlantic)   Coca-Cola-funded study claims most effective way to feed malnourished children in sub-Saharan Africa is to fortify soft drinks with key vitamins and minerals  (theatlantic.com) (59)
(Wired)   Concept for traffic lights incorporates an hourglass showing you how long you have to wait before the light goes green, unlike Fark articles that go green based solely on whenever the mods get back from a beer run  (wired.com) (59)
(Discover)   Expectant monkey moms: Every fatty treat you eat increases your baby's chance of developing Mr Potato Head paranoia  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (13)
(Fox News)   Nintendo introduces video games that can play themselves. *Stares bankly, re-reads* Yep. That's what it says  (foxnews.com) (134)
(Telegraph)   Iranians: Mark Zuckerberg is a Mossad agent  (blogs.telegraph.co.uk) (30)
(The Correctness)   Superteam Smackdown Semi Final 2: Justice League vs X Men  (thecorrectness.com) (60)
(G4TV)   Tony Hawk Shred sells only 3,000 copies in last week of October. Never again Tony, never again  (g4tv.com) (44)
(Life.com)   From Hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee; in leavened bread's honor, I launch fusillades of whole wheat toast at thee  (life.com) (21)
(Spiegel)   Researchers mystified by case of world's thinnest woman despite consuming 8000 calOH-MY-GOD-WHAT-IS-THAT??   (spiegel.de) (119)
(G4TV)   Powergirl tries to grow out her hair. Fails  (g4tv.com) (31)
(National Post)   Your waiter is reading your tweets  (nationalpost.com) (23)
(Kotaku)   Have you ever wanted to be playing Sim City, but be on Facebook at the same time? Well, you're about to get your wish, nerd  (kotaku.com) (41)
(CNN)   Face it. We've all got that one miserable geek in our lives who's got a wishlist that reads like something Captain Kirk would say on Star Wars. Here's how to shop for them  (cnn.com) (43)
(Pop Matters)   Comics that, in the government's eyes, contributed to the creation of legions of disruptive, belligerent and potentially Communist juvenile delinquents  (popmatters.com) (31)
(Some Guy)   Quantum physics researchers link non-locality and uncertainty, and a bunch of other words I don't understand  (azonano.com) (28)
(Space)   NASA picks December 3rd as the date for the next Space Shuttle launch delay  (space.com) (14)
(SFGate)   Berkeley's 87 year old Memorial Stadium gets a $321 Million dollar renovation to make it seismically safe even though the fricken' Hayward fault runs straight through its goalposts  (sfgate.com) (44)
(Telegraph)   Mercedes-Benz grows the car of the future  (telegraph.co.uk) (36)
(Discover)   Far from being the dominant group, white dudes are merely the noob minorities in atheism  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (130)
(UPI)   Any day is a good day to quit smoking. Put THAT in your pipe and... oh, right  (upi.com) (99)
(Washington Post)   First Facebook stole your privacy, now it causes asthma attacks  (washingtonpost.com) (39)
(Gizmodo)   Yo dawg, we heard you like Legos, so we used a Lego Laser 3D Scanner that scans Legos into Lego 3D design software to build more Legos so you can Lego while you Lego  (gizmodo.com) (43)

Thu November 18, 2010
(Some Guy)   In case you wondered if "Call of Duty: Black Ops" is a bit over-scripted, watch this guy complete a mission without firing a single shot  (computerandvideogames.com) (230)
(Science Daily)   Mortal combat typifies world of bacteria. If that were true, where are the ninjas? Where are the four-armed demons? Where's the guy who pops up out of nowhere, yells "TOASTYYYYYYYYYY," and goes back into hiding?  (sciencedaily.com) (27)
(Reuters)   Proof of a 4th dimension may be available by the end of next year. No word on if the 5th dimension will let the sun shine in time for the dawning of the age of Aquarius  (reuters.com) (63)
(Discover)   Another new planet found? Ho-hum, sure, but... IT CAME FROM ANOTHER GALAXY  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (44)
(Discover)   Comet starts interplanetary snowball fight. Your precious snowflake awaits a Deep Impact  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (10)
(G4TV)   Finally, we can all live out our dreams of being Dick Tracy  (g4tv.com) (22)
(Wired)   New 570-megapixel camera set to look for dark energy, but it doesn't have a swivel screen or shoot 1080p video so I'm waiting for the 600-megapixel version  (wired.com) (24)
(U.S. News & World Report)   Finally, science proves what guys have always known. Women crazier than men  (health.usnews.com) (33)
(CBS News)   Eruption of Eyjafjallajökull linked to weird magma plumbing, umlaut diacritic  (cbsnews.com) (20)
(G4TV)   Blade Runner...if it was x2000 more awesome  (g4tv.com) (83)
(Comics Alliance)   And NOTHING will ever be the same again  (comicsalliance.com) (13)
(BBC)   Sure, he was born without cheekbones, which causes him to look like Droopy Dog, but he is proud of the way he looks. Still no excuse for that haircut  (bbc.co.uk) (101)
(Globe and Mail)   Nine-year-old discovers Guinness World Record-setting maple leaf, according to this article you can't believe was greenlit  (theglobeandmail.com) (18)
(BGR)   Verizon announces "Smartphones Talk Free" promo, where voice charges are dropped for family smartphone users. AT&T to launch counter-promo where calls are randomly dropped at no additional charge  (bgr.com) (22)
(parent dish)   Please do not use potential life-saving device "to roast a baby with a side of potatoes"  (parentdish.com) (12)
(Engadget)   Jobs jokes about the Nano being used as a wristwatch during announcement. Accessory manufacturers leap to offer bands for it. Result? It makes for the most horrible watch wearing experience ever  (engadget.com) (34)
(Aggrogate)   The most awesomely pre-9/11 toy in 2010: A remote control spy car with a camera that lets you see what it sees. And a fake brick of C4 mounted on the back  (aggrogate.com) (33)
(Science Daily)   Given the choice, male rats prefer sweets, while female rats don't mind, don't mind, don't mind cocaine  (sciencedaily.com) (24)
(Ars Technica)   What Google knows about you and how to tweak it  (arstechnica.com) (13)
(Stuff)   Japan invents world's first smartphone app that inspects photos of your food, counts calories, calculates how fat you'll get if you eat said food  (stuff.co.nz) (17)
(Mother Nature Network)   So it begins: Teacher volunteers to have a camera surgically implanted into the back of his head  (mnn.com) (66)
(NW Florida Daily News)   Doctor blames teenage drug use and car crashes on the ridiculous early morning starting time for high school  (nwfdailynews.com) (116)
(Science Daily)   Global warming may cause extreme cooling. Wait, what?  (sciencedaily.com) (189)
(The Sun)   "Time warp" room helps elderly patients. It's just a jump to the left  (thesun.co.uk) (45)
(Some Guy)   Introducing the Porn Stick. You can stick it in your kid's computer and it will reveal all. Stick it in my computer and it will explode  (ksl.com) (368)
(Science Daily)   People who stutter show abnormal brain activity when reading, listening, and being tortured by Kevin Kline  T-Shirt  (sciencedaily.com) (9)
(Gizmodo)   Doctors save girls hand by grafting it to her leg for 3 months to heal before putting it back to her arm  (gizmodo.com) (27)
(Google)   15% of all internet traffic, including US government and military data, has been routed through Chinese servers. To see the other 85% you have to pay five Yuan a month, though  (google.com) (36)

Wed November 17, 2010
(Telegraph)   Scientists capture antimatter without all the blowing up and stuff  (telegraph.co.uk) (64)
(Wired)   I guess if you don't want to worry about having "the talk" with your kids, you could have "the other talk" with them  (wired.com) (23)
(Life.com)   Once you get past the terrifying hallucinations, the rooms lined with urine-filled jars, the syringes embedded in his arms, the sex addiction, and the Nixon-sized persecution complex, you see just another boy with a dream  (life.com) (27)
(Daily Mail)   New study 'proves' we can see the future. Why didn't anyone see this coming?  (dailymail.co.uk) (31)
(The New York Times)   NASA scientists hope the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer will help uncover what the shadow universe is made of. You know, the other universe, the one with the dark matter  (nytimes.com) (45)
(Discover)   Astronomers have found either the space station from 2001 or a can of tuna (seriously cool pic)  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (39)
(Space)   "Best Time to See the Leonid Meteor Shower Is Now". Well, not "now" per se, but, you know, when it gets dark  (space.com) (49)
(Yahoo)   Good news: doctors may have found a permanent, drugless, cure for high blood pressure. Bad news: it involves shoving a tube into your groin and using radio waves to zap nerves  (news.yahoo.com) (31)
(Comics Alliance)   The monsters of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos...as drawn by children  (comicsalliance.com) (70)
(io9)   In 1931 a French designer had plans for a futuristic water-world. It too, was a massive failure  (io9.com) (22)
(Gamma Squad)   Marvel lets fans vote on which comic to cancel. Rob Liefeld lets the cat out of the bag about rigged voting, draws ridiculous muscles on cat  (gammasquad.uproxx.com) (56)
(G4TV)   Something all of us can Kinect with (Not safe for workish)  (g4tv.com) (42)
(io9)   It turns out enough coffee can actually allow you to time travel  (io9.com) (49)
(G4TV)   APB: All Points Bulletin gets a relaunch; all 12 people still playing the game rejoice  (g4tv.com) (76)
(Gizmodo)   I have no idea what you're talking about, so here's a mask that keeps a fresh patch of soil pressed to your face in order to force you to smell grass while listening to your own breath through attached headphones  (gizmodo.com) (32)
(News.com.au)   Web expert: "Facebook only has five years left." World: "Please kill it now"  (news.com.au) (127)
(io9)   Neuroscientists explain how our brains tell time... or don't... I dunno, I have no idea  (io9.com) (22)
(Wired)   Neuroscientists announce that they have developed a retinal implant that restores vision in blind mice. The next logical step is to see how they run  T-Shirt  (wired.com) (38)

Tue November 16, 2010
(BBC)   Scientists have confirmed a space probe that returned to earth in June did bring back dust from an asteroid. "It's a world first and a remarkable accomplishment that brought home material from a celestial body other than the Moon"  (bbc.co.uk) (32)
(Nerve)   Louisiana Department of Education to vote next month on whether or not science is real. It's going to be close  (nerve.com) (732)
(Daily Mail)   After hearing her friends' horror stories about online dating, a woman invents a temporary phone number generator so you can change your number whenever you want (with pic of a woman that may have had a stalker or ten in her day)  (dailymail.co.uk) (59)
(Some Guy)   "We pointed the most powerful telescope ever built by human beings at absolutely nothing for no other reason than because we were curious"  (flixxy.com) (46)
(The Beat)   All geekdom squeals as issue 1, page 1 of The Watchmen goes up for sale  (comicsbeat.com) (27)
(The Register)   Yet another article about a theoretical "space-time cloak". Difficulty: Mention Star Trek but not Romulans; include illustrative animation of cars and a chicken head  (theregister.co.uk) (12)
(Daily Mail)   Egypt archaeologists find new sphinx-lined road in Luxor complete with gaudy carpets and ancient slot machines  (dailymail.co.uk) (11)
(Some land-lubber)   You know who's beating 21st-century surveillance technology? Arrrrrrr, you guessed it matey  (blogs.channel4.com) (41)
(Yahoo)   In a sunken mountain range in the Indian Ocean scientists discover a new species of giant squid. I think I've read this book, and it has the phrase "gibbering extra-dimensional horror" coming up in it  (news.yahoo.com) (30)
(The Atlantic)   How to keep a severed head alive  (theatlantic.com) (89)
(The Register)   Hackers uncover powerful debug tool in AMD CPUs. IDK why AMD kept this on the DL. OMGHAX to follow PDQ  (theregister.co.uk) (25)
(PCWorld)   Turn your Droid into a digital version of a Swiss army knife with these cool apps  (pcworld.com) (35)
(Some Guy)   This is what a T-Rex actually looked like  (geekologie.com) (150)
(Gamma Squad)   This is the world's biggest Harry Potter fan. Expecto Paternalis Disappointus  (gammasquad.uproxx.com) (14)
(Wired)   Virus found in Iran's nuclear systems trolls plants into screwing up uranium enrichment  (wired.com) (104)
(Reuters)   Ever see a Japanese tourist booth? Ever see a Japanese tourist booth on boobies?  (reuters.com) (23)
(Engadget)   Upcoming Android phone from LG will sport dual Nvidia GPUs/CPUs and an ultra light power adapter for those times that you want to use your phone for more than five minutes  (engadget.com) (82)
(Network World)   Google Chrome tops Dirty Dozen vulnerable apps list  (networkworld.com) (54)
(Some Guy)   NASA discovers fourth crack in appropriately named shuttle  (610wiod.com) (37)
(Daily Mail)   You wish you had a view half this good at your workplace  (dailymail.co.uk) (204)
(The Sun)   Campers can now enjoy views of the countryside from the confines of a bubble tent (Don't tell the Moops)  (thesun.co.uk) (38)

Mon November 15, 2010
(Discover)   Sunset... on another world  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (36)
(Orlando Sentinel)   Four psychological fads that are better left repressed in our collective subconscious  (orlandosentinel.com) (64)
(Comics Alliance)   The Hulk, Green Hornet, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Captain America and Thor are all slated to get porn spoofs...Awesome?   (comicsalliance.com) (55)
(Wired)   Earliest case of sickle cell anemia found in a soldier who died 100 years ago. Of course, the Army medical archives that has been holding this and other samples scheduled for closure  (wired.com) (14)
(Gizmodo)   The day Obama awkwardly hung out with some robots  (gizmodo.com) (18)
(Wired)   Facebook email, so smug it's not even email. It's a 'Modern Messaging System'  (wired.com) (85)
(Discover)   Astronomers find what may be youngest black hole at 31 years old. It listens to bands you've never heard of and is looking for a place in Greenwich Village  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (46)
(Telegraph)   'Fat Gene' identified, although researchers admit it really wasn't that hard to pick him him out of the crowd  T-Shirt  (telegraph.co.uk) (22)
(College Humor)   Höw ïs bäbby førmēd?  (collegehumor.com) (13)
(Fox News)   Maxwell's Demon discovered, restoring order to the laws of thermodynamics  (foxnews.com) (62)
(G4TV)   Kinect isn't watching you after all, you can put your clothes back on  (g4tv.com) (29)
(The Local (Germany))   German researchers confirm that the archaeologists who claimed to have discovered an entirely new breed of horse are just making asses of themselves  (thelocal.de) (5)
(Yahoo)   Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just done the Internet equivalent of starting a land war in Asia  (news.yahoo.com) (171)
(io9)   Hey, check out these plans for a domed city in an abandoned Siberian diamond mine...NOT YOU PAULY  (io9.com) (28)
(New Scientist)   Red lights cause cancer cells to suck up drugs. Tag is there in case this gets greenlit  (newscientist.com) (29)
(Yahoo)   I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on Mars and leaving him there  (news.yahoo.com) (69)
(Pop Matters)   When a video game's music doubles as a plot point, it shouldn't make you want to push "mute"  (popmatters.com) (28)
(Gawker)   Remember that XKCD strip where the guy programs a bot to buy him random crap on eBay? This guy actually did it  (gawker.com) (51)
(Yahoo)   Creator of the movie "Cool it" reassures us that this whole global warming thing is solved: all we have to do is pump millions of tons of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere, which will, of course have no unforseen consequences  (news.yahoo.com) (110)
(The New York Times)   The metaphor-based language the Children of Tamar from The Next Generation episode "Darmok" spoke is entirely plausible. Here comes Temba, his arms wide  (opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com) (143)
(Engadget)   You will never change the channel the same way again  (engadget.com) (29)
(Time)   Hot damn, we got our flying car at last, along with 49 other best inventions of 2010  (time.com) (30)
(Gizmodo)   The 3.5" floppy disk refuses to die  (gizmodo.com) (86)
(Washington Post)   Scientists find that beached dolphins are often deaf. I said SCIENTISTS FIND THAT BEACHED DOLPHINS ARE OFTEN DEAF  (washingtonpost.com) (25)
(Yahoo)   Japanese vending machine recommends drinks to buyers that are too stupid to know what they want to drink  (news.yahoo.com) (56)

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