Episode 121: Pirate Planet Captain

Proposed law scheduled for a vote next week originally increased Americans’ e-mail privacy. Then law enforcement complained. Now it increases government access to e-mail and other digital files.  Nudifier: Turn Any Photo Into a Hilarious Censored Nude.  WordPress To Accept Bitcoins.  Congresswoman asks Reddit community to help write bill targeted at bogus copyright takedowns.  Microsoft’s New Data Center Will Be Fueled by Poop.  Google Glass Could Be the Virtual Dieting Pill of the Future.  Security researcher found guilty of conspiracy and identity fraud in ‘hackless’ AT&T iPad hack.  Probable Rogue Planet Spotted.  Copyright Troll Links to TorrentFreak, Antics Ensue.  Valve’s Big Picture Could Be a Linux Game Console.  Nanoparticles Stop Multiple Sclerosis In Mice.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/121

Episode 88: Erlenmeyer Flask Shaped Dinosaur Dong

HUD glasses, self-sanitizing water bottles, and 3D robot dinosaurs, oh my! We discuss these topics, plus is there a Kickstarter for Porn? All this, plus this week’s Epic Fail, Oh Asia You So Crazy, a Recent Study, and the Question of the Week makes a triumphant return!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/88

Episode 36: Ge pah sah peepa ke pah sah HIT ME!

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.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/36

Episode 26: Was That It?

A Russian billboard was hacked to show porn to passerbys.  The FBI has a new forensic tool: Google Image Search.  A kid builds a network router out of Legos.  Canceling a Nexus One contract costs more than the phone itself.  Listen in to find out how AT&T generates support for its anti-Net-Neutrality stance.  Fake log cabins and Pants on the ground.  Barnes & Noble starts a textbook rental service.  Facebook adds comment reply by email feature.  Plus, the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/26

Episode 25: The Adventures of Documento

A forum where they turn the tables on 419 scammers.  The GSM algorithm has been cracked.  Synthehol could be a real thing.  A British prisoner escapes from jail and then taunts the police via Facebook.  Google Earth comes to the Audi A8’s in-dash navigation system.  Geek Squad’s CES ads are surprisingly honest.  We discuss 10 gadgets that purportedly defined the decade.  All this plus Dumbass Apple News, the Fark Headline of the Week, and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/25

Episode 10: Godwinned

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