This week, how to beat the Westboro Baptist Church. Chinese root server is shut down after DNS problem. April Fool’s Day hijinks ensues with the voice command copier prank. A French dude “fingerhacked” Obama’s Twitter account. GoDaddy ceases regitering domains in China. Introducing, the vortex junction – the next generation of roundabouts. The ISS is set to get a “Man Cave” module. A mafia boss in Italy was betrayed to the police by his Facebook account. A new trend in Carbon-14 dating in the wine world reveals that 5% of vintage wines may be frauds. Plus, the Fark Headline of the Week and a new Off-Air discussion topic.
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This week, we tell you how to use wood glue to restore old LP records. Six undeniable similarities between nerds and sports fans. The Google set-top box is coming. An angry jobless man remotely disables over 100 cars. Bea Arthur Mountains Pizza! C-SPAN releases a video archive. MySpace plans to sell its user data. We’re on the march towards underwater habitation. Netflix cancels its recommendation contest after a privacy lawsuit.
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Black market glute enhancements lead to a rash of hospitalizations. William Shatner starts a new social network. Sean Penn shows a little bit of crazy towards a reporter. We discuss a Millenium-Falcon-shaped sex toy, a look back at the Dotcom boom and bust. Are we entering an age of online grocery shopping? 79% of adults believ that web access is a fundamental right. Sex.com is for sale again. Plus, the Fark Headline of the Week and our Off-Air Discussion topic.
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You are cordially invited to take part in the funeral for our dearly departed from IE6. ABC pulls its channels from Cablevision. Ubisoft’s restrictive DRM has already been cracked. A new website will ship toiletries to your destination when you are preparing to travel. Topeka, KS changes its name to Google, find out why. A new type of dinosaur has been discovered. Microsoft shows off a game that runs seamlessly on Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox. Roger Ebert has a new voice. All this and more!
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/33
Ole Miss students choose Admiral Ackbar as their mascot. Denny’s invites you to follow a random Taiwanese man. Ubisoft deters hackers from stealing Assassin’s Creed 2 by making the game unplayable. A illustrated bible represented with Legos. Some colleges have begun accepting YouTube videos as part of the application process. All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
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