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Sun September 18, 2011
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(MSNBC) Spiffy Video-game players take less than 10 days to solve molecular puzzle that a team of scientists couldn't figure out in over 10 years  (cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com) (110)
(Science Daily) Interesting Study finds that your unconscious mind can influence long-term goals. Still no explanation for Lindsay Lohan's coke binges  (sciencedaily.com) (13)
(Neatorama) Cool This guy has a hammock boat. Your argument is invalid  (neatorama.com) (26)
(My Healthnews Daily) Interesting Seven exciting new disorders to self-diagnose, medicate  (myhealthnewsdaily.com) (51)
(YouTube) Cool What it looks like to fly over the Earth in the ISS  (youtube.com) (51)
(Some Guy) Interesting Scientists discover that heavy drinking might leave you tipsy for years. Whew  (myhealthnewsdaily.com) (24)
(Forbes) Interesting Is Ethical Human Genetic Enhancement Possible?  (forbes.com) (254)


Sat September 17, 2011
(Scientific American) Scary Please just listen for a dam minute. New dam evidence suggests the dam dams around the world are unprepared for more dam global warming  (scientificamerican.com) (37)
(Lifehacker) Obvious Apple restricts Flash on mobile OS: OMGWTFNERDRAGE. Microsoft restricts Flash on mobile OS: (Crickets)  (lifehacker.com) (138)
(Some Transparent Guy) Cool The best pictures of transparent things you will see through, well, ever  (designboom.com) (26)
(Life.com) Spiffy The must-have vending machine for ever Farker's office: Automatic Whiskey  (life.com) (37)
(USA Today) Scary NASA says don't worry, the sky isn't falling... for another week  (usatoday.com) (45)
(CNN) Obvious Internet - porn = ?? (with helpful pic of appropriate attire for internet porn viewing)  (thechart.blogs.cnn.com) (248)
(Daily Mail) Silly Mad scientist seals himself in airtight room with only plants in order to prove he is a mad scientist. Crazy  (dailymail.co.uk) (39)
(Washington Post) Cool Ever wonder what the cutting edge spy satelite circa 1971 looked like? For one day only you can sneak a peak at the Air and Space Museum  (washingtonpost.com) (36)
(Gizmodo) Interesting Just let the pandas go, man. They're gone  (gizmodo.com) (57)
(Guardian.com) Strange The future of food on a planet of 7 billion people is bugs. "Which wine works best with insects? The answer, apparently, is beer. How many locusts would one need to eat for breakfast to replace two eggs? About 74"  (guardian.co.uk) (152)


Fri September 16, 2011
(Yahoo) Interesting Apple is working on a new flat screen TV that will cost double the price of its closest priced competitor and will only show Apple produced programming  (finance.yahoo.com) (100)
(Fox News) Interesting Newly discovered Nazca-like lines discovered in the Mideast strongly indicate that we were invaded by mollusks or something  (foxnews.com) (54)
(Government Technology) Fail If you worry the federal government won't be IPv6 compliant, your worries are unfounded. Almost 10 of their websites already are  (govtech.com) (56)
(Some Guy Some Guy Some Guy) Cool New treadmill significantly improves rehabilitation. New treadmill significantly improves rehabilitation. New treadmill significantly improves rehabilitation. HELP, DREW. GET ME OFF THIS CRAZY THING  (medicalxpress.com) (11)
(G4TV) Interesting Want to work in the motion capture industry? Be prepared to have random balls all over your body. Come to think about it, that's similar to a Saturday night at your mom's  (g4tv.com) (19)
(PhysOrg.com) Spiffy Researchers create nanoscale gold coating with largest-ever superlattice, still manage to send lab into bankruptcy despite the scale  (physorg.com) (4)
(New York Daily News) Interesting Panasonic to pit mini-robots against world-class athletes in Ironman triathlon, find mini Sarah Connors  (nydailynews.com) (6)
(Guardian.com) Obvious Today's "Death by Power Point" is brought to you by Al Gore. Thanks Al, now sit down and shut up  (guardian.co.uk) (57)
(PhysOrg.com) Obvious McAfee previews new rootkit weapon despite Sony's protests  (physorg.com) (62)
(The Ledger) Florida Do you know what a squirrel looks like? The University of Florida could use your help  (theledger.com) (69)
(Network World) Obvious Even Google's CEO has already stopped using Google+  (networkworld.com) (52)
(Some Guy) Cool EeeeeNEW TINNITUS DISCOVERY COULD HELP STOP THE NOISEeeeeeee  (medicalxpress.com) (53)
(Guardian.com) Cool Global warming is changing traditional British fish and chips from cod and haddock to Spongebob and Nemo  (guardian.co.uk) (32)
(Cracked) Interesting Five signs you're getting too old for gaming. Or, "My Favorite Final Fantasy Is The One Before Yours"  (cracked.com) (260)


Thu September 15, 2011
(Discover) Cool Astronomers discover planet orbiting a binary star; George Lucas immediately adds in second planet. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO   (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (39)
(G4TV) Obvious Sony updates PSN user agreement to prohibit class action lawsuits. Well played Sony, well played  (g4tv.com) (105)
(Discover) Interesting Nile crocodile is actually two species, one that will eat you and one that won't. This was known 3,000 years ago but biologists don't read Herodotus   (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (36)
(C|Net) Strange 75% of all in-game marriages end in divorce, recent study suggest  (news.cnet.com) (44)
(The Atlantic) Cool Dinosaur feathers found in amber. Let the cloning begin  (theatlantic.com) (94)
(The Sun) Asinine Owner of 571 Daleks not interested in Dr Who. Or girls, it would seem  (thesun.co.uk) (50)
(Guardian.com) Misc Yeah, yeah, George Lucas raped your childhood and identity. Funny thing, fans aren't the only ones  (guardian.co.uk) (40)
(Engadget) Interesting MS CEO says 'Windows Phones aren't selling very well, but frankly I couldn't give a damn. I'm rich biatch'  (engadget.com) (79)
(Wired) Interesting On this day in 1915, the 'landship' was first deployed by some Brits with onions on their belts, which was the style at the time  (wired.com) (46)
(National Post) Interesting Young people have taught themselves to fact-check stories they read on the web, but elderly people know Snopes is controlled by Hawaiian Discount Birth Certificates Inc  (fullcomment.nationalpost.com) (67)
(NPR) Scary Bears are attacking the internet  (npr.org) (35)
(PhysOrg.com) Obvious New study says Neanderthals ate shellfish 150,000 years ago, casting doubt on the whole 'fish is brain food' thing. Drs. Thag and Ogg from the 'Far Side Institute' called in to illustrate theory  (physorg.com) (51)
(Discover) Asinine People moving to a remote region of West Virginia to escape WiFi, marry their attractive cousins  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (116)
(TNT Magazine) Obvious Scientists find chocolate is as good as exercise, in small amounts. Unfortunately, everyone gets small amounts of exercise, and no one gets small amounts of chocolate  (tntmagazine.com) (6)
(G4TV) Cool Han and Chewie fan fiction will soon become a reality. Rejoice Hewie shippers  (g4tv.com) (48)
(PhysOrg.com) Spiffy Scientists map mouse genetic blueprint, are immediately sued by Disney  (physorg.com) (4)


Wed September 14, 2011
(Boing Boing) Interesting Leonardo da Vinci - Artist, inventor, foodie, astronomer ...wait, what was that third one?  (boingboing.net) (55)
(AJC) Sick Founder of DragonCon caught putting on his robe and wizard's hat - with a 14-year old boy  (ajc.com) (102)
(NPR) Strange Rappers, educators, and thinkers work hard to demystify the awful diagram that has chased kids away from biology forever: the Krebs Cycle  (npr.org) (66)
(io9) Interesting Prince Charles is worried that humans will soon go extinct...and then he and his family may be forced to actually get jobs  (io9.com) (21)
(Some Chick) Interesting Deleted scene from the Empire Strikes Back included on blu-ray release shows that Han Solo was kind of a douche  (flickfilosopher.com) (120)
(NPR) Obvious Anxiety over depression medication causes anxiety, depression  (npr.org) (195)
(Comics Alliance) Followup Full details emerge on Jeph Loeb and Ed Mc Guinness's December rebirth of Cable and his multiple pouches  (comicsalliance.com) (27)
(NASA) Cool NASA announces rocket to take astronauts to an asteroid and on to Mars  (nasa.gov) (86)
(AlterNet) Obvious Columnist attempts to debunk 10 myths about atheists, manages to prove 9 of them are true  (alternet.org) (917)
(CNNGo) Cool Google's new flight search tool takes off  (cnngo.com) (43)
(SFGate) Obvious "Real test for Windows 8 will be the execution." You round up the Microsoft executives, I'll make some popcorn  (sfgate.com) (119)
(Bitten and Bound) Cool Justin Timberlake hoodwinked the unsuspecting Comic-Con crowd this year by sleuthing around incognito as Seasame Street icon Ernie  (bittenandbound.com) (70)
(NASA) Cool NASA calls press conference on Thursday to announce Kepler discovery. Exoplanet enthusiasts to all die of anticipation by Wednesday afternoon  (nasa.gov) (131)
(I Heart Chaos) Cool Bad news: NASA is facing a severe astronaut shortage. Good news: If you're lucky, they'll get desperate and you'll finally get to use that English degree for something  (iheartchaos.com) (41)


Tue September 13, 2011
(New Scientist) Scary A large solar storm would kill Earth's satellites for up to a decade, say scientists. Mass media outages and communication problems will ensue, while the quality of weather reporting and Direct TV service will remain about the same  (newscientist.com) (46)
(Engadget) Fail Dish Network loses a satellite, knocking out HD service to dozens nationwide  (engadget.com) (25)
(io9) Cool Enraged star with a super-powerful X-ray blast is destroying a planet. No, this is not some cheesy Hollywood script  (io9.com) (15)
(WBUR) Interesting Hipsters invent portable slaughterhouse to bring humanely yet artisanally killed urban chickens to farmers markets in prime condition for sale at $6/lb  (radioboston.wbur.org) (94)
(io9) Cool Subby doesn't even like cats but he'd buy this TARDIS cat playpen  (io9.com) (26)
(Slate) Amusing What does it mean when your neighbors rename their Wi-Fi network to "WeCanHearYouHavingSex"?  (slate.com) (142)
(Some Guy) Cool Felicia Day tastes like strawberries  (jonessoda.com) (69)
(io9) Cool There. Are. Five. Moons.  (io9.com) (35)
(Wired) Interesting Gamestop is developing its very own tablet. Naturally, you will need to buy the strategy guide to use it  (wired.com) (38)
(National Geographic) Interesting Remains of ancient giant "toothy fish" discovered in Arctic. No word yet if it ill be named Lamniformes Garybusey   (news.nationalgeographic.com) (10)
(Modmyi) Silly If you're holding out for the new iPhone 4s... er, iPhone 5, you might as well get a iPhone 4 now  (modmyi.com) (66)
(Some Guy) Followup "Do atheists have a sexism problem?" Wait, don't you need girls around first before you can be sexist to them?  (mg.co.za) (331)
(IGN) Spiffy New Zelda game to offer 50-100 hours of gameplay. Hope you saved up some vacation days for Hyrule  (wii.ign.com) (124)
(Some Guy) Interesting Doctors develop trojan horse vaccine to fight ovarian cancers, cite nanotechnology advances in tiny wooden horse technology  (truthdive.com) (14)
(Some Guy) Interesting By squeezing light at the quantum level, scientists are now one step closer to detecting and measuring gravity waves, according to new research from the Silver Surfer Astrophysics Research Institute  (theconversation.edu.au) (30)
(G Spot found between ears) Spiffy UFO researchers and Bigfoot enthusiasts gain renewed hope after scientists discover the elusive female orgasm  (hindustantimes.com) (25)
(The New York Times) Interesting Scientists find possible culprit for Lou Gehrig's disease. Still no cure for Babe Ruth's disease  (nytimes.com) (17)
(The Hacker News) Amusing The Linux kernel reaches version 3.1 a mere 19 years behind Windows, may get a new logo  (thehackernews.com) (44)
(Some Guy) Cool Jelly could make Blackberry jam  (prfire.co.uk) (11)
(Yahoo) PSA BlONIC EAR MAKER RECALLS IMPLANA-NA-NA-NA OH DAMN THERE IT GOES AGAIN  (finance.yahoo.com) (40)
(The New York Times) Sad Did you become a father? That would explain why you've become a pathetic emasculated shell of a man. Here comes the science -- better check with your wife if she'll let you see it  (nytimes.com) (64)
(I Heart Chaos) Cool Bethesda releases 20 absolutely gorgeous minutes of Elder Scrolls: Skyrim. I'll be in my bunk  (iheartchaos.com) (104)
(CNN) Interesting Just how many pages are there on the internet?  (cnn.com) (39)
(Some Guy) Unlikely "College kids don't want an iPhone because dad has one," says the president of HTC  (9to5mac.com) (63)


Mon September 12, 2011
(Science Daily) Interesting Come on, greenlight this. All the cool admins are. Don't be like that jerk this morning  (sciencedaily.com) (9)
(New Scientist) Asinine New global air traffic control system dramatically improves controller information, keeps track of planes even over the ocean, is based on an unencrypted, easy to jam signal, will be simple to implement globally...wait, what?  (newscientist.com) (10)
(Now Science with Ollie Williams) Obvious Black people develop high blood pressure like *THIS*, but white people only develop high blood pressure like *THIS*  (medicalxpress.com) (26)
(Some Guy) Spiffy Did you ever catch any of the pirate radio stations in the 90s? No? Well, Archive.org has them. Hours and hours and hours of them. UP YOURS, CLEAR CHANNEL  (archive.org) (19)
(G4TV) Cool Do you hate playing Max Payne on your PC because the buttons just aren't small enough? Well does Rockstar have some good news for you  (g4tv.com) (27)
(Science Daily) Ironic Good News: Volunteering helps you live longer. Bad News: Unless that's why you volunteered  (sciencedaily.com) (11)
(Some Imperial Accountant) Obvious US Defense Dept: "But even the florid imagination of George Lucas could not envision a project like the Death Star coming in on time, on budget"  (blastr.com) (89)
(Mac|Life) Weird Apple's vaunted ability to keep new products totally secret boils down to windowless rooms, bike locks and distinctive woodgrain on desks  (maclife.com) (44)
(Discover) Followup Astronomers find 50 new planets orbiting Sun-like stars. Billions more await  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (44)
(Washington Post) Cool Astronomers discover "Super Earth", which may have liquid water, a population made up entirely of superheroes, and one ordinary guy who's a little fed up with being saved all the time  (washingtonpost.com) (101)
(Some Guy) Cool Researchers create cats that glow in the dark, on the theory that it's less traumatizing if you can see what's randomly attacking your face while you sleep at night  (deccanchronicle.com) (47)
(UPI) Obvious While they found the larger a woman is the more likely she is to have sex on the first date, researchers were reluctant to brag about it to their friends  (upi.com) (195)
(SFGate) Obvious Propping your iPad 2 on the table at a fine restaurant and watching sports during the meal will ruin people's image of you as a hip, tasteful, upmarket consumer. So please, be ironic enough to make it WWE instead of tennis  (insidescoopsf.sfgate.com) (176)

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