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Sun January 30, 2011
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(New Scientist)
 
 
 
"Atomic disguise makes helium look like hydrogen." That doesn't sound very noble to me
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
This just in: Tobacco is so extremely overwhelmingly dangerous that even typing or saying the word "cigarette" will instantly rot your body with cancer ACK **thud**
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Science is earnestly working to perfect lab-grown meat, but needs more funding. Your dog wants vascularised turkey myoblasts bathed in bovine serum on a chitosan substrate
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Hot blonde debates herself, Gollum style. I'll be in my intelligently designed bunk
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(Slate)
 
 
 
How exactly DID the Egyptian government turn off the Internet? Here comes the science
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(Comics Alliance)
 
 
 
Jar Jar Binks reimagined as Gungan meat
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(PC Magazine)
 
 
 
Famous tech journalist leaps from time machine with breathless news from 2007: iPhone users are about to be screwed over
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Seven Internet sins that could make you go viral with your friends. Conveniently not included: Reckless use of Internet slang; multipage articles; putting content 'after the jump'
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
Tell me if you've heard this one before: Android less secure than a one character password
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Sat January 29, 2011
(io9)
 
 
 
Coolest art tribute to "2001: A Space Odyssey" you'll see all day
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Camouflage artist comes out of the woodwork
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(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
The future that never was. (When will they ever learn people don't like slideshows ...*sigh*)
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Cat-like crocodile is watching you masturbate from 100 million years ago
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(io9)
 
 
 
Stop me if you've heard this one before, Batman, Master Chief, Jason Voorhees, Hellboy and Optimus Prime walk into the Star Wars cantina
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(io9)
 
 
 
Halt me if you've heard this one before. In Soviet Russia television show, captive human and two wiseacre robot friends are forced to watch cheesy movies in space (complete with MST3K style opening credits video)
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(Wall Street Journal)
 
 
 
The fate of the Kilo weighs heavily on the minds of Metrologists, so they have decided to go to Paris. She will know
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Despite being 4.5 billion years old, the Sun proves it's still a virile young celestial body with this multiple eruption. With pic goodness
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(NASA)
 
 
 
Enceladus, a moon just outside of Saturn's rings, has a carbonated ocean
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Scientist turns common household plant into a bomb/bio-hazard detection system. With completely unrelated pic of a soldier in a marijuana field
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Like the plot of a bad B movie from the 50s, Malaysian scientists release genetically modified mosquitoes into the wild. What could possibly go wrong?
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(Gawker)
 
 
 
How far have we progressed with technology? Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel have no idea what the Internet is in this "Today Show" clip from 1994
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(AZCentral)
 
 
 
Man makes perfect biodegradeble plastic bottle from renewable sources. Runs into one small problem: The $400 Billon dollar recycling industry
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(Wired)
 
 
 
Amazon now allows you to login to your account even if you only sort of used the correct password
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Fri January 28, 2011
(G4TV)
 
 
 
Man creates functioning Atari 2600 handheld. The 3DS just became obsolete
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Government promises alcohol detectors in cars will be optional and won't be deployed until they are perfectly reliable. Translation: The system will be mandatory and will leave you stranded on a regular basis
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Gene Roddenberry's original 16-page Star Trek pitch has a red-skinned half-Martian "cat-like" Spock, no mention of Kirk, Pike, or the Enterprise, and "recon rockets" to transport the crew to planets
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(Q13 Fox)
 
 
 
Turns out the autistic kid that Microsoft labeled a cheater is actually...a cheater. Carry on
source: q13fox.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
You can feel as smug as you want about your big clunky iPhones, and iPads. I have an iPod nano, so your smugness is invalid
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(tnp.sg)
 
 
 
What the colour of your favorite superhero's costume says about your superhero. "Purple is a nice colour for, say, grapes or plums, but not for full-grown men"
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(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Helpful holograms materialise in Manchester
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(Some Despot)
 
 
 
How Egypt switched off the internet
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(Streaming Guy)
 
 
 
Netflix just made it a lot easier to decide which ISP to switch to
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(io9)
 
 
 
How our solar system would actually look with Earth at its center, because, well...why the hell not?
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Researchers have found your biological clock *tick* *tock*
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(Gamma Squad)
 
 
 
Daleks. You know, for kids
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Stone tools found in the United Arab Emirates prove man left Africa for the Arabian Peninsula 65,000 years earlier than previously thought. (Includes pics. of the discovered tools + a priceless "and all I got was a rock" pic.)
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(Live Science)
 
 
 
Thirteen percent of high school biology teachers advocate teaching creationism in class. But don't worry, I'm sure their syllabi are still intelligently designed
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(CNN)
 
 
 
According to Amazon, since the beginning of the year, for every 100 paperback books sold, they've sold 115 Kindle e-books
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Weather balloons are being used as launch pads for UFOs that are landing all over the world. The truth is out there (with video)
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(io9)
 
 
 
A history of supercontinents on planet Earth
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
When a train throws a piston, run for your life
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Strangely, men are more likely to keep girlfriends who sleep with other women than girlfriends who sleep with other men. In related news, the sun rose in the East today
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(G4TV)
 
 
 
Is Dead Space 2 terrifying enough to be worth the money? Can Aaron Stanton carry LA Noire? What happened with Bizarre Creations? What is Abbie wearing under the table? Find out (Sponsored link)
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Thu January 27, 2011
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Good news for people who like to inhale their food: Now you actually can
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Bad news: Google won't autocomplete "bittorrent". Good news: But it will autocomplete "how to kidnap a child"
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(Gamma Squad)
 
 
 
Triceratops, you can come back to the fold. Sorry, Pluto, remain seated
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Intel: we'll build virus protection into our systems. European Union: not so fast
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(The New Yorker)
 
 
 
Google is bringing us one step closer to making Star Trek's universal translator a reality
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(Denver Post)
 
 
 
Scientists develop plants that can detect explosives. Still no cure for TSA patdowns
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(io9)
 
 
 
How a cat named Zoe earned several advanced degrees and became a psychotherapist. Well that's crazy, you can't name a cat Zoe, that's a people name
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Miss your old $30/mo unlimited data plan on AT&T? Well the company won't tell you this, but they'll let switch back to it if you ask
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(YouTube)
 
Video
 
The most aggravatingly catchy Star Trek-themed music video you'll see today
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Eighty five years ago today, some dummy showed up on the idiot box
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(YouTube)
 
Video
 
Kinetic Sculpture is kinetic, full of win
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
In an effort to squeeze every last drop of blood from that stone, Star Trek Mr. Potato Head figures to hit store shelves soon. Even Gene Simmons reportedly impressed
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Ladies and Farkers, I give you: Lightcano
source: dailymail.co.uk   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Comics Alliance)
 
 
 
Does the "Batman always wins" theory apply to Jeopardy?
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(G4TV)
 
 
 
Autistic boy labeled as "cheater" by Microsoft and has Gamerscore deleted. Internet rage in 4..3..2..1
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Remember how science crossed African bees with European bees? Now imagine that with mosquitoes. May God have mercy on all our itchy souls
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(Comics Alliance)
 
 
 
Sexy. Pokemon. Girls. This is either awesome or disturbing. Or both?
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(Toronto Star)
 
 
 
Have an awesome crackpot idea? A group called The Awesome Foundation will give you a bag of cash just for telling them about it
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Watch a Shaolin monk throw a needle through a pane of glass in super slo-mo. That's Incredible
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Facebook has died of dysentery
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Need to take out an insurgent bunker? There's an app for that
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Game banned from prisons, since it "mimics the organization of a gang," threatens security. FARK: It's Dungeons & Dragons
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(io9)
 
 
 
So it looks like the BSG prequel, Blood and Chrome, is basically going to be giving Galactica the Smallville treatment
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Wed January 26, 2011
(Some Guy)
 
Video
 
What should replace religions?
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(Geekologie)
 
 
 
Germany develops working Terminator hand. This is not a repeat from Aug 29, 1997 or 1945
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(Discover)
 
 
 
Astronomers find most distant galaxy in the Universe. No snark, no stoopid, because actually this is pretty cool
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(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Now you can port your cell phone number over to Google Voice. But, why would you? Glad you asked
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Consumer Watchdog, a well-funded group that's come out of seemingly nowhere and certainly doesn't have any ties to Microsoft, Thinks Congress should investigate Google's "secret" relationship with NASA and the NSA
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(UGO)
 
 
 
Snow is plenty of fun on its own, but why merely enjoy something when you can squeeze every possible drip of pleasure out of it?
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(Discover)
 
 
 
Game designer & interesting person Jane McGonigal says games will make us all skinny and will bring about world peace
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(Discover)
 
 
 
When the economy goes bad, there are fewer breast implants and more hand surgeries. Science to left, corny speculation to the right
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(G4TV)
 
 
 
U.S. Congressman wants health warnings placed on video games. WARNING: Reading this story may cause nausea, thrown keyboard, and intense migraines brought on by idiotic logic
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Storks deliver babies? Lies, all lies: they eat them
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(Click Orlando)
 
 
 
Michael, your careless driving has forced me to switch to auto mode
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(Comics Alliance)
 
 
 
First images of new Thundercats series. Everyone's furry for Cheetara
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(Not Tesla)
 
 
 
In 1911 Thomas Edison wrote some predictions about how America would look in 2011. How did he do?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Scientists invent a food replicator. Tea. Earl Grey. Hot
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Astrologists outraged when BBC astronomers call astrology "rubbish" on live TV. Constellation herpaderp rising in the house of pancakes; you will experience great butthurt today, invest in aloe vera butt lotion
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(G4TV)
 
 
 
Resistance video game series receives the book treatment. Chapter 1: Shoot everything in the face
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Seven modern car technologies that are actually 100 years old
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Tue January 25, 2011
(G4TV)
 
 
 
Zynga threatening to sue other developers for using the term "Ville" in their game titles. Fine has been set at 100 coins
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(Chicago Breaking News)
 
 
 
Facebook will start putting your friend's posts in your advertisements. -Drew Curtis of Drew Curtis presents Drew Curtis' FARK.com a Drew Curtis joint starring Drew Curtis all rights reserved [does not like this]
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(io9)
 
 
 
Spider-Man once called himself The Human Centipede, though he still only had the one mouth to feed
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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
Facing a five hour invasive slice-and-dice surgery and a heart-lung bypass, British engineer says screw that and invents his own heart valve implant
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Help save Douglas Adams' online encyclopedia
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Intel hires wil.i.am, hoping he can help them overcome problems with monolayer molecular grafting of silicon, and further their research into expitaxial graphene
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Ever wonder how big the Internet is?
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(JofUR)
 
 
 
Math professor creates somewhere even harder to get a greenlight than Fark
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(Tri-State Neighbor)
 
 
 
8 reasons women date otaku. "If otaku boys cheat on me, it happens only in the second dimension (not with real girls)"
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(G4TV)
 
 
 
Kickass new short film set in the Half-Life universe? Yes please
source: g4tv.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Just 100 users are responsible for two-thirds of illegal file sharing
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(io9)
 
 
 
Well, I for one am shocked, shocked, that making artificial islands to build luxury homes on in the middle of the ocean could go badly
source: io9.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Presenting Marvel Comics' The Fantastic Three
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(Discover)
 
 
 
The Space Station gets a 25 mile long ice-cold bottle opener
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Blocking "rogue gene" may stop cancer spread. No, this article has nothing to do with Sarah Palin
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
How would you feel if you saw words you had written in a time of trouble tattooed on the back of a young Australian woman eighteen years later? Neil Gaiman knows
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Gamer girls: elusive, disrespected, often dressed funny
source: npr.org   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Canoe)
 
 
 
Houses now six times more flammable than they were 30 years ago. Now there's some alarming news
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Surgeons now treating brain aneurysms through the nose -- the same way the patient will be paying
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
New NASA aircraft design eliminates sonic booms, Ming the Merciless
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Mon January 24, 2011
(Discover)
 
 
 
Shocking star is shocking [with pretty cool pic of said star]
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(Toronto Sun)
 
 
 
Your GPS causes you to crash directly into a church? Yeah...that's a clerical error
source: torontosun.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(PhysOrg.com)
 
 
 
The first single-fingered dinosaur fossil found. The usefulness of this evolutionary adaptation is obvious, hence the tag
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(io9)
 
 
 
What if Batman fought internet memes?
source: io9.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(MacWorld)
 
 
 
Researchers figure out how to store data in DNA in your lower intestine, reviving old C:ENTER jokes
source: macworld.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Miami Herald)
 
 
 
Study says remove parking spaces to reduce emissions, because cars idling and circling the block over and over don't emit anything
source: miamiherald.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(io9)
 
 
 
Coolest map of the twelve colonies from "Battlestar Galactica" you'll see all day. So say we all
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Mozilla plans to put a do-not-track feature in Firefox to allow users to opt-out of online behavioral advertising
source: voices.washingtonpost.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Lexington Herald Leader)
 
 
 
Academia oppresses Christians, just ask the creationist astronomer who wasn't hired by the U of K
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Fox News reports on a disturbing new internet trend: trolling
source: slog.thestranger.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Pope says that social networking can be a good thing but warns that--hold that thought, your holiness, I've got to harvest my crops real quick. Okay, now, you were saying?
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Unable to tell the difference between children and pedophiles posing as children? There's an app for that
source: bbc.co.uk   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Not content with robbing student blind with tuition and fees; some colleges are now trying to assert intellectual property rights over anything they invent for a class project
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Apple: "Hello, you've just won $10,000 in..." British lady "No thank you." Apple: "No seriously, you've just won..." *bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz*
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Cell Phone... in... Spaaaace
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Because there's always some idiot trying to ski uphill
source: gizmodo.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
"I write fantasy for people who hate fantasy" says 'Game Of Thrones' author. Why not write something else, then?
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