Episode 69: Monkeys + Typewriters = Space

Malware could be hidden in your smart batteries.  War texting lets hackers unlock car doors via SMS.  A Manhattan man tests the limits of the Apple Store’s hospitality.  Scientists discover that an ancient black hole contains 100,000 suns worth of water.  A new moon is discovered orbiting Pluto.  Plans are in the works to build a solar tower twice the size of the Empire State Building in Arizona.  All this, plus the Study of the Week and “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/69

Episode 55: Happy Rumpaween

Foursquare offers a NASA badge for astronauts who check into “Space.”  The hacker behind the Xbox 360 jailbreak is being prosecuted for his hack.  Sony officially retires the Walkman.  A new Firefox extension has been released that allows you to sidejack website sessions to websites like Facebook and Twitter.  NYPD officers are sent on a field trip.  The Darth Vader costume from Empire Strikes back is on sale.  Mount Everest gets a 3G network.  All this and more!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/55

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

Episode 9: Drinking, Guns, and Cousin Fucking

“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.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/9