Episode 96: Give Me Your Sweet Candy

Play Frogger with real traffic and fake frogs.  DirecTV pulls a bonehead move and locks out a lot of their customers from their content.  Assassin’s Creed may have blatantly ripped off it’s content.  A bicyclist uses GPS to create meta art.  Man gets arrested for going through TSA checkpoint naked.  A group in the U.K. try to make coding more accessible to kids.  All this and this weeks Epic Fail, Oh Asia You So Crazy, and Ryder Says Things.

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Episode 71: Flim-Flams and Charlatans

Henry Morgan’s long-lost flag ship discovered.  All of the Internet went down last week thanks to Amazon Web Services.  Abercrombie and Fitch cancels a customers account for being too loyal.  The Hipster Trek Tumblr is the best site on the Internet.  Anonymous vows to destroy Facebook on November 5th.  The first annual Defcon for Kids occurred in conjunction with Defcon 19 was designed for kids and even had some child presenters. Chuck talks about how much he hates Lifehacker now based on one article.  Plus, this week’s “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”

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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!”

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