Secret GPS tracking is now legal in Massachusetts. College students can purcahse Windows 7 for only $30. A fascinating light show in the sky was caused by an interesting culprit. Banana theft is on the rise in India, find out why. A student kills an intruder with a samurai sword. The music industry wants royalties for previews in iTunes. All this and more, plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
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This week, the Dallas Cowboys continue their streak of giant screen fails. Someone found an SMB exploit that crashes Windows Vista and 7. Play Monopoly via Google Maps. Grocers will soon be able to label their produce without stickers, find out how! The 802.11n standard has finally been finalized. Julius Andreas Gimli Arn MacGyver Chewbacka Highlander Elessar-Jankov. We talk more about TV. Lenovo is releasing a new USB keyboard based on the T400s. All this plus Dumbass Apple News, Dumbass Palm News, the Fark Headline of the Week, and the Question of the Week!
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We’re broadcasting live now! Wikipedia to start color coding edits. Audi President calls the Chevy Volt “A Car for Idiots.” A woman tried to sue Yahoo for the search results of a vanity search. We discuss an alternative to phone numbers and the dangers of Jessica Biel. There’s a new 2 TB hard drive on the market! SpaceX will replace the Space Shuttle for ISS resupply. A Chinese farmer builds a helicopter… out of wood. The Huffer has been arrested again. WPA is crackable in less than 60 seconds. The Internet turned 40. What’s the Green Power Ranger up to these days? Research is being done on adding augmented reality to contact lenses. All this plus the Question of the Week and the Fark Headline of the Week.
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Brooklynites have redefined the phrase “dumpster diving.” Sony creates the all too literal Virtual Library for eBooks. We discuss why linux notebook battery life still sucks. Police try to trick hackers in New Zealand with hilarious results. San Francisco has opened its data through datasf.org. Also in SF, someone set up a life size Candyland. Papa John Schnatter opens up a pizza giveaway to try to hunt down his high school camaro. NMU, a university near our alma mater, has teamed up with Motorola to present WiMAX to its students. We also discuss adult temper tantrums and McDonald’s new campaign to appeal to black people. All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and Question of the Week.
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This week we talk about Peewee Herman coming back to Hollywood, Mr T plugs World of Warcraft, and T-Mobile starts charging for a paper bill. A new router has been designed to stop the Internet from being bogged bown by video traffic. Find out what a domain smack is and laugh at some examples.
Holograms are coming, are you ready? USAA Bank has started allowing checks to be deposited via iPhone. Facebook acquires Friendfeed. The Chevy Volt will get 230 MPG. All this and more! Plus Dumbass Apple News, Fark Headline of the Week, and a new segment: Question of the Week.
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This week we talk about the new Star Trek movie, the Icy Hot Stunnaz, and Cash for Clunkers. A high school student is suing Amazon over book deletions. Cold Stone Creamery has developed a no-melt ice cream. A chinese man was beaten to death in an Internet Addiction camp. Find out what the 25 most useful car technologies are and a new way for vending machines to bill you. Plus, this week’s Fark Headline of the Week and some Dumbass Apple News. Also, the Slave Leia Appreciation Society… You’re Welcome!
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/10
“That’s What She Said” is the phrase of the week. Meanwhile we talk about image capturing fabric, copyright and the Mickey Mouse Law, and poop on twitter. Captain Slow tries to build a Lego house, there was a special display at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, and people should learn the English lanaguage! Find out what this week’s Fark Headline of the Week is.
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