Razer products now comes with spyware, uses Internet all the time, stop working when the connection drops. How a Reddit Rage Comic Saved a Man’s Life. Microsoft Has Software that will translate your speech into a different language, in your own voice. The Whisky Sampler Advent Calendar. Amazon Donates 2,000 Kindles To Wounded Veterans. New Jersey will let citizens displaced by Hurricane Sandy vote by email or fax. Copyright-Infringing Tweets Will Now Be “Withdrawn” Instead of “Disappeared Forever.” CBS finally embraces Hulu, signs licensing agreement for over 2,600 episodes. Towers Of Vegetables Go Up As Singapore Builds First Vertical Farm. DHS-FBI Bulletin: Indicators of Suspicious Behaviors at Hotels. All this plus this week’s Oh Asia You So Crazy!
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Hulu is designing a new model that will require you to already be a cable subscriber to view their content. Seattle’s first SUpervillain threatens Seattle’s existing superhero population. Microsoft dropping DVD/Blu-ray support for Windows 8. NY Judge rules that IP addresses are not sufficient evidence to identify copyright infringers. A new smartphone app allows you to register a complaint against the TSA as soon as it happens. A bug in new Samsung TVs causes them to restart in an endless loop. A Mexican ad company deploys a machine that trades dog droppings for free WiFi. The Listserve is a new mailing list where one subscriber per day is randomly selected to send a personal essay to the list each day. Symantec says religious websites are more prone to malware insertion than porn sites. Venus will make a once-in-a-lifetime appearance next month. All this plus an Epic Fail, Recent Study, Dumbass Apple News, and Oh Asia You So Crazy! Plus Ryder says things.
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We explain how to use an RJ-45 keychain amd a wall dock to never misplace your keys again. A man uses Portal 2 as an engine to propose to his girlfriend. Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple, nothing changes. IBM builds a data drive that can back up the entire Web 60 times. Donnie and Mark Wahlberg plan to open Wahlburger’s Burger Joint. Google Street View team takes on the Amazon River. Listen in to find out the 10 scariest hacks exposed at Black Hat and Defcon. Fox delays Hulu availability, piracy surges. CmdrTaco resigns from Slashdot. All this and an Epic Fail, some Science News, and an “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”
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Babies think a robot is human as long as it acts friendly. Japan’s latest rockstar is a 3D hologram. Marvel comics get Tron Legact varian covers. Spain holds the first National Siesta Championship. Hong Kong McDonald’s begins offering wedding packages. We discuss the myth of the 12 year old McDonald’s hamburger. Google Street View cars collected emails and passwords. A japanese engineer built a kick ass robot to kill wasps in his lab. China now has crab vending machines that vend LIVE crabs. Warner Brothers wants an Inception sequel.
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“Unfriend” was declared the Word of the Year. We discuss online backups. Astronauts sneak a turkey onto the ISS. Dagobah isn’t a system for droids or pussies. Justin Bieber was jailed for refusing to use Twitter. Comcast’s TV Everywhere service will be available for free for subscribers. The British Royal Navy uses the Sony PSP as a study aid. All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.
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Hulu announces a pay model. Scientists have developed a robot that can ski. Red Hat addresses the Supreme Court on software patents. There’s a new solar plant in Florida, it’s the largest in the U.S. Somebody developed a working iPhone costume.
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Remember when your mother told you not to use the radio in the tub? Maria Barbu doesn’t! The Pirate Bay’s has a new project. We’ll also talk about the c64 twitter client. California is making a move to online textbooks. Tune in to hear more, plus find out what this week’s Fark Headline of the Week is!
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