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Sun June 24, 2012
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(AP) Cool Studies show scientists now smart enough to determine that animals are smarter than we are  (hosted.ap.org) (47)
(Telegraph) Spiffy We won't know what is in Stephen Hawking's brain until we hack into it  (telegraph.co.uk) (18)
(io9) Cool The Stephen King universe in one handy flowchart  (io9.com) (73)
(USA Today) Interesting Surf's up, dude, especially on the East Coast, 'cuz of global warming, and 'ccording to some scientist babe, that totally puts "some bodaciously expensive property at risk". (Like, actual quote.)  (usatoday.com) (18)
(National Geographic) Cool The Space Shuttle ... in EXTREME DETAIL  (news.nationalgeographic.com) (48)
(TechEBlog) Cool *sniff* This is the most got dang beautiful thing subby has ever seen in his life. It makes the Vogner Char-King Imperiale look like crap  (techeblog.com) (89)
(Buzzfeed) Interesting Man with too much time on his hands cracks the mystery of why the YouTube view counter freezes at 301  (buzzfeed.com) (44)
(Toronto Sun) Spiffy Man sets world record by cracking 3,031 eggs in one hour. That's going to be hard to beat  (torontosun.com) (29)
(Network World) Obvious Even Google's CEO has been scared away from Ghost Town+  (networkworld.com) (36)
(NASA) Cool Curiosity's seven minutes of terror - also known as the most ridiculously awesome video of how to land a rover on Mars that you'll see today  (nasa.gov) (65)
(Buzzfeed) Amusing 10 real life robots you would not want to mess with. Including Titan, who punches out drunk frat boys  (buzzfeed.com) (42)
(CBS News) Scary Acre of Genetically Modified Grass kills herd of cattle through the very unexpected synthesis of cyanide gas. Cow slaughter thought to be self-defense and USDA is now dissecting the grass looking for mutations and gas generating organs  (cbsnews.com) (109)
(USA Today) Strange Old and busted: computer dating. New Hotness: Pheromone parties, where you smell shirts that others have slept in, to find your future mate  (usatoday.com) (98)
(CNN) Fail CDC's bioterror germ lab safety systems fail when someone LEAVES THE FARKING WINDOW OPEN  (articles.cnn.com) (42)


Sat June 23, 2012
(Daily Mail) Amusing Gawk at America's ugliest buildings, some of which are truly hideous  (dailymail.co.uk) (130)
(Yahoo) Spiffy The first journalist to test drive the Tesla Model S says it will change your mind about electric cars: "I can report the Tesla Model S successfully challenges a century of assumptions about what a great car can be"  (autos.yahoo.com) (95)
(Some Guy) Cool If you ever need to give a flying f**k, you can buy it here  (amazon.com) (31)
(Some Unemployed Guy) Amusing Are you raw enough to handle the realest drum god?  (uberhumor.com) (29)
(Yahoo) Scary Only 273,750 more days until asteroid may strike Earth. EVERYBODY PANIC  (news.yahoo.com) (35)
(The New Yorker) Obvious If anybody can explain the science of people falling for ridiculous product claims, it's Microsoft  (newyorker.com) (14)
(Archeorama) Interesting Scientists find 13,000 year old trinitite, the melted glass formed by nuclear blasts, all over the planet. I'm not saying it was aliens, but  (archaeorama.com) (45)
(MSNBC) Sad Mother of Louise Brown, the first test tube baby, dies at age 64. Survivors include her husband, her daughter, her Petri dish  (vitals.msnbc.msn.com) (8)
(CNN) Interesting Dinobots are back... in videogame form  (geekout.blogs.cnn.com) (32)
(Mother Nature Network) Unlikely Robots are now taking the lead in the hunt for Amelia Earhart. If they can't find Sarah Connor how they hell are they going to find her?  (mnn.com) (22)
(io9) Strange Walt Disney, 1930: "Why don't you do a continuity of Mickey trying to commit suicide? I think you could get a lot of funny stuff out of that"  (io9.com) (70)


Fri June 22, 2012
(Scientific American) Obvious Math is hard. Let's go shopping   (blogs.scientificamerican.com) (45)
(Jalopnik) Amusing Did you ever see a car and just know in your heart it was the car for you? This isn't it  (jalopnik.com) (100)
(Engadget) Hero Remembering Alan Turing at 100: The man who shortened WWII by 3 years single-handedly and laid the foundation for modern computing, but was betrayed by his government  (engadget.com) (119)
(Cracked) Amusing CDC: "Men have 3x the number of sexual partners as women." Mathematics: "The CDC is retarded"  (cracked.com) (112)
(Huffington Post) Interesting Now you can use a simple tool to discover which porn star you look like, although on a sliding scale, you may be disappointed to discover you're closer to Ron Jeremy than Tia Bella  (huffingtonpost.com) (59)
(Xconomy) Cool Outrun torpedoes it can. Vader is not impressed  (xconomy.com) (28)
(Cracked) Obvious The 14 worst boobs in the history of video games. Well ok, 28 if you want to be technical  (cracked.com) (70)
(Outside the Beltway) Interesting How we died in 2010 compared to how we died in 1900. Yeah, western medicine totally hasn't done anything for us  (outsidethebeltway.com) (86)
(AccuWeather) Interesting Tropical Storm Debby heading for Texas. Sometimes the headlines really do write themselves   (hurricane.accuweather.com) (70)
(Some Guy) Interesting Google launches project to preserve thousands of languages that hardly anyone speaks anymore  (technewsworld.com) (19)
(Mental Floss) Interesting If you click this link YOU MAY ALREADY BE A WINNER  (mentalfloss.com) (13)
(Psychology Today) Interesting Your preference for beer shows that you're into casual sex - and other fun facts  (psychologytoday.com) (28)
(The Next Web) Spiffy Good news you late-night drunken Facebookers. You can now edit your comments the next morning and end up sounding just as delightful and witty as you thought you did when you first posted them  (thenextweb.com) (9)
(Laughing Squid) Cool The fully accessorized 23 pound AR-15 Zombie rifle takes shooting to a whole new level  (laughingsquid.com) (54)
(Mandatory) Amusing "Kids can be so cruel, mine tore my vagina open with his face" and 19 more of the this week's funniest tweets  (mandatory.com) (14)
(Aggrogate) Cool Nerf's new gun has an 8-magazine, 144-dart ammo capacity, will make you a goddamn non-sexual tyrannosaurus  (aggrogate.com) (42)
(Cracked) Interesting 108 answers to Lost's supposedly unanswered question. "How Damon Lindelof keeps getting work" surprisingly absent  (cracked.com) (42)
(Talking Points Memo) Spiffy Leaving the solar system is Voyager I's crowning achievement, according to its creator. Starfleet Command has no comment at this time  (idealab.talkingpointsmemo.com) (27)
(Portland Mercury) Scary If you've ever wanted to drink beer cultivated from a man's beard, 2013 is going to be your year  (blogtown.portlandmercury.com) (14)
(Gizmodo) Interesting Here, read this article about bird flu. Take your time, really sit down and take it in, maybe discuss it with your friends. Oh, don't mind me, I'm just packing up my things, moving to Madagascar. For....business  (gizmodo.com) (27)
(C|Net) Scary By 2015 a network of unmanned drones will be dogfighting in the sky  (news.cnet.com) (25)
(Yahoo) Interesting Fark your compact fluorescents, I'll save money by replacing my old bulbs with iPads  (finance.yahoo.com) (11)
(BBC) Strange Q: How can we make the nicely portable 3DS better. A: Make it bigger and less portable so now you need a rucksack rather than your pocket. This is why doing product research in America is bad  (bbc.co.uk) (56)
(USA Today) Interesting Vision problems in the U.S. are rising. New report was finished two years ago but researchers misplaced it and couldn't find it until now  (usatoday.com) (6)
(Humans Invent) Cool The world's first 3D printed jaw transplant  (humansinvent.com) (11)
(National Post) Advice Email scams are stupid for a reason ... scammers only want stupid people to respond to them  (news.nationalpost.com) (25)
(Wired) Interesting IPhone app analyzes music and displays what songs were sampled by another song. You've probably never heard of them  (wired.com) (32)
(Daily Mail) Sad Recent study finds six out of ten of us wake up grumpy every morning. The other four of us let her sleep in  (dailymail.co.uk) (84)
(Entertainment Weekly) Cool The twenty-three best starships from TV and movies. Nothing beats the Starship Defiant. Nothing  (ew.com) (425)


Thu June 21, 2012
(Wired) Followup Scientists were successful in their attempts to make H5N1 more virulent and airborne. Yay Science  (wired.com) (47)
(Oregon Live) PSA Test may do more harm than good, leading to unnecessary prostate biopsies, surgery and frequent UFIA  (oregonlive.com) (14)
(Kotaku) Asinine Disappointed you missed out on the launch troubles of Diablo III? Don't worry. Blizzard is making the inability to play the game until a few days after purchase into a permanent feature  (kotaku.com) (153)
(Discover) Interesting Should we be worried about the Chinese space program?  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (67)
(io9) Obvious List of the ten greatest science fiction and fantasy romantic comedies of all time. Number one is inconceivable  (io9.com) (89)
(InformationWeek) Interesting Bromium brings security to hypervisor applications, ponies  (informationweek.com) (35)
(Some Ageless Guy) Amusing Ageless question: How many licks to the center of a Toostie pop. Farkless question: How much bird crap does take to total a smart car? With bonus infographic  (adtothebone.com) (25)
(Wear it for life) Interesting How to get a decent tattoo. Which is really important when you get your tribal armband with badass-looking Japanese kanji that actually reads "ferret anus"  (joethepeacock.blogspot.com) (312)
(TechEBlog) Cool Invisible bookshelf  (techeblog.com) (39)
(Some Guy) Amusing If you have $495 to burn, Amazon is selling a report on the "Outlook for Wood Toilet Seats in Greater China." It is still a better love story than Twilight  (amazon.com) (18)
(Slash Gear) Stupid The dock connector on the next iphone will contain a chip in the cable just to lock out third party vendors  (slashgear.com) (192)
(Live Science) Spiffy Saying "thank you" may boost marital happiness even more than "My lawyer says to sign these papers"  (livescience.com) (19)
(Topless Robot) Silly While Archie comics have never been high on plot or thrills, they have had some pretty melodramatic covers. Here are the twenty-five best covers that promised action but didn't deliver  (toplessrobot.com) (18)
(Smh.com.au) Obvious Why video games are becoming too easy  (smh.com.au) (237)
(Ars Technica) Fail The $6 billion radio mess  (arstechnica.com) (56)
(Network World) Interesting "Hello," the iPhone turns five next week. Do you remember the first commercial?  (networkworld.com) (29)
(Neatorama) Silly The beef filling stands up well to the oaky tannin notes of a young Merlot  (neatorama.com) (5)
(Slate) Interesting Because apparently it's too hard to force people to condense their thoughts into a manageable length, Twitter is considering doubling the number of characters you can use to share with everyone whatever it is people share on Twitter  (slate.com) (27)
(Newsnet5) Interesting New Louisiana law states that sex offenders must post their status on Facebook. Subby assumes most would list it as "Its Complicated"  (newsnet5.com) (92)
(Buzzfeed) Spiffy Study: Kids of lesbian moms "doing very well" (w/cute lesbian mom pic)  (buzzfeed.com) (256)
(Ars Technica) Followup Google: How about $0? Does $0 work for you? Oracle: That sounds perfect  (arstechnica.com) (39)
(Phys Org2) Interesting Neutrons may be traveling to a mirror world, growing really tiny goatees  (phys.org) (12)
(Toronto Star) Cool Microsoft will open its first store in Canada next month, then upgrade it to Store 2.0 with enhanced security two weeks later  (thestar.com) (15)
(SeattlePI) Cool An AT-AT built for two  (blog.seattlepi.com) (36)
(Bloomberg) Obvious All of those snazzy electronic gizmos look and sound awesome in the car ads. But in real life, not so much  (bloomberg.com) (99)
(Toronto Star) Obvious Keeping your arm straight while you stroke is faster  (thestar.com) (21)


Wed June 20, 2012
(Phys Org2) Spiffy Engineers build 50 GIGApixel camera. Think about it... Both your mom's buttcheeks in one picture  (phys.org) (34)
(Discover) Ironic Smart people tend to find articles online that support their pre-existing beliefs. But you already knew that before clicking this  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (78)
(Nature) Cool Drinkers rejoice--scientists have grown a rudimentary liver in a dish  (nature.com) (35)
(Jalopnik) Cool NASA has some of the most awesome vending machines ever  (jalopnik.com) (32)
(NBC Bay Area) Fail Google looks to clone Siri  (nbcbayarea.com) (120)
(Wired) Interesting CERN may or may not have found the Higgs boson. This is not a repeat from 2013  (wired.com) (53)
(Forbes) Obvious Microsoft is suffering from Wile E. Coyote syndrome  (forbes.com) (137)
(Neatorama) Silly Admins asleep. Quick, post ponies  (neatorama.com) (158)
(Westword) Cool The women of Denver Comic Con. Yes, it's a slideshow. No, you won't mind clicking every one of them  (westword.com) (157)
(MSNBC) Interesting Easter Island's statues didn't roll. They ROCKED  (cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com) (50)
(Buzzfeed) Amusing 36 pictures that should have never been uploaded to the Internet  (buzzfeed.com) (89)
(Daily Mail) Amusing If you like 50 million year old turtle porn, this is good news  (dailymail.co.uk) (21)
(CNN) Unlikely Summer corn is better than sex, says virginal food critic  (eatocracy.cnn.com) (127)
(The Raw Story) Interesting Thanks to white people dying from prescription drug abuse, the racial gap in life expectancy has narrowed  (rawstory.com) (28)
(My Fox Memphis) Spiffy You're so vein you probably think this groin is about you  (myfoxmemphis.com) (6)
(Furries) Spiffy Behold: The most frightening, yet fascinating, pic you'll see today. All 1044 fursuiters for Anthrocon's fursuit parade  (s3.amazonaws.com) (105)
(Savannah Now) Cool Geekiest firefighter ever changes his name to "Optimus Prime" at Transformers convention  (savannahnow.com) (19)
(ABC) Hero There's being a career student...and then there's this  (abcnews.go.com) (161)


Tue June 19, 2012
(NPR) Obvious When transporting a revolutionary new trachea built up from stem cells for a time-critical transplant, spend a couple of extra bucks so you don't have to rely on ultra-budget airline easyJet  (npr.org) (77)
(io9) Sad Coolest highest resolution picture of the Arctic polar ice cap you'll see ever - because the ice is disappearing faster than big oil PAC money during the election's hot phase  (io9.com) (55)
(Carl Sagan Portal) Interesting The Tuesday Night SyEnce Channel Discussion Thread  (carlsagan.com) (185)
(Gamma Squad) Cool If Rube Goldberg was a pyromaniac  (gammasquad.uproxx.com) (34)
(Slashdot) Interesting As a 28 year old multimillionaire supermodel physicist, I find this latest Apple patent somewhat concerning  (yro.slashdot.org) (35)
(Gizmodo) Stupid Now that Comic Sans has been defeated, it's time for font-snobs to turn their irrational, Rain Man-like hatred onto a new target: Helvetica  (gizmodo.com) (260)
(Some Taran) Cool "Brave" will debut a new sound system, Dolby Atmos, which can play up to 128 different sounds as it drives your car into a river to kill you  (animatedviews.com) (174)
(Wired) Stupid New domain names are coming since we clearly need more unqualified successes like .mobi, .xxx and .travel  (wired.com) (37)
(Wired) Interesting CNC machine is 41 feet wide, 14 feet tall and 495 feet long. CNC machine don't care. (with videos)  (wired.com) (38)
(Phenomenica) Weird Oh, no "The District" is happening. It's really happening, only in Serbia rather than Hungary. Let's see how obscure that reference is for Farkers  (phenomenica.com) (20)
(CNN) Interesting Behold, the XBox 720  (cnn.com) (162)
(Wired) Cool It's hip to be cube  (wired.com) (15)
(Mental Floss) Silly Welcome our newest drinking holiday: The anniversary of the war of 1812  (mentalfloss.com) (26)
(Network World) Asinine Copyright troll's lawsuit against porn hound's innocent roommate may cost us our free Wi-Fi  (networkworld.com) (58)
(Short List) Sad May the unemployed workforce be with you: the recession hits Star Wars  (shortlist.com) (10)
(BBC-US) Interesting Facebook buys Face.com for an estimated $60 million. Book.com looks around expectantly  (bbc.com) (41)
(InformationWeek) Fail NASA and the FAA to collaborate on commercial space travel. Now if they can just get the TSA involved, it will be a self-fulfilling trifecta of awesome  (informationweek.com) (41)
(Daily Mail) Interesting Theory behind Freudian nips is finally proven after 111 years. Slips. I mean slips  (dailymail.co.uk) (66)
(io9) Cool A size comparison chart of 20 real-life spaceships with the Starship Enterprise  (io9.com) (105)
(io9) Scary Here comes the science to explain how you can get scared to death. EVERYBODY PANIC  (io9.com) (11)


Mon June 18, 2012
(Some Guy) Interesting Microsoft introduces the next iPad killer that won't kill the iPad  (gadgetbox.msnbc.msn.com) (229)
(Psychology Today) Cool Introverts quietly celebrate being declared sane by the APA  (psychologytoday.com) (93)
(Discover) Cool Living among us are a handful of people who see millions of colors that we can't discern, subtle shades for which there are no names  (discovermagazine.com) (98)
(C|Net) Sad While Americans fight over whether or not a giant invisible man in the sky creates life at conception inside womens bellies, China just docked with its own space station module  (news.cnet.com) (183)
(io9) Interesting Why does magic need so many rules? Well obviously, without rules it could be used to instantly solve any problem like....uh...magic  (io9.com) (114)
(Tech Crunch) Cool Samsung hammers final nail in RIM's coffin with encrypted Android enterprise handset  (techcrunch.com) (43)
(Nerve) Fail Cosmopolitan magazine's 44 Most Ridiculous Sex Tips. Sample pro-tip: Men like to have their junk slapped. Many women make the mistake of being too gentle  (nerve.com) (145)
(Fox News) Interesting Archeologist finds oldest rock art ever in Australia. Must be AC/DC's first album  (foxnews.com) (16)
(Slate) Obvious Now that Europe and Asia are finally getting over their irrational fear of genetically modified foods, it's time for the U.S. to lose its collective mind  (slate.com) (71)
(Guardian) Interesting The Guardian wants the internet to help it name ten new species. Any suggestions?  (guardian.co.uk) (56)
(Reuters) Interesting Companies now using "Active Defense" and "Strike Back" technology to hack the hackers: Begun, the Trojan War has  (reuters.com) (74)
(USA Today) Interesting Stop. Interview time  (usatoday.com) (25)
(Gizmodo) Scary CT and MRI scanning software reports different results when run on a Mac, gets disabled for distracting users from iTunes  (gizmodo.com) (29)
(Discover) Cool Majestic magnetic magenta  (blogs.discovermagazine.com) (9)
(Daily Mail) Obvious Woman wins science award for proving vertical stripes make you look taller, horizontal stripes fatter, onions on the belt older  (dailymail.co.uk) (14)
(USA Today) Stupid If you're one of those people who gets irritated by pop technobabble terminology like "the cloud," especially when used by uninformed idiots, don't read this article. Seriously  (usatoday.com) (53)
(News.com.au) Fail Steve Wozniak says Apple caused Siri to stop thinking for itself  (news.com.au) (35)
(Computerworld) Spiffy US regains supercomputing crown, bests China, Japan. Winning computer heard singing "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do..." quietly in the server room  (computerworld.com) (15)
(Wired) Interesting Dammit, I don't care about the repercussions, I want an account there  (wired.com) (9)
(RamblingBeachCat.com) Cool You could spend your own funeral just laying in a coffin...or really go out with a bang as part of a custom fireworks display for your friends and family  (ramblingbeachcat.com) (13)
(Space) Followup America's top secret X-37B spacecraft touched down at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. (With video and pics.)  (space.com) (20)
(Business Insider) Obvious Why smart people fail at the most important things in life or, conversely, why dumb people will eventually rule the world  (businessinsider.com) (46)
(Topless Robot) Cool Ten even more badass women from the world of fantasy  (toplessrobot.com) (50)
(Tech Crunch) Followup FunnyJunk.com lawyer Charles Carreon finally backs off...just kidding, he's now suing the charities, too  (techcrunch.com) (177)
(Daily Yomiuri) Followup Japanese man sues Google for violation of privacy, claims an ego search triggered autocomplete function and displayed "his full name and words associated with criminal acts"  (yomiuri.co.jp) (30)
(Gizmodo) Amusing The creator of Linux doesn't care much for Nvidia (Not safe for work hand gesture to prove it)  (gizmodo.com) (77)

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