OnStar begins spying on customers’ GPS location for profit. Okite is an iPhone alarm clock app that sends an embarassing tweet every time you hit the snooze button. The Onion’s joke about “screams and gunfire” coming from inside Congress backfires. There is a new danger for urban cyclists: Biker’s Lung. Iran blocks TOR, TOR unblocks itself later that day. The movie industry’s self-piract proves that IP addresses aren’t people. Gordon Ramsey’s porn dwarf double has been eaten by a badger. Will alcohol be available in a theater near you soon? Also, Science News and “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!” Plus the re-emergence of the Fark Headline of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/75
Michigan Tech makes up stupid words. A british man has a bionic, remote-controlled bum. Photochromic contact lenses are soon to be publicly available. AXE’s new “Night & Day” ad lets you see a lady in her undergarments with your phone, but only after 9pm. A teen has been cleared from criminal charges because of a Facebook status. Shit My Dad says goes from Twitter account to TV show. Jailbroken iPhone users get Rickrolled through security exploit. MPAA shuts down an entire town’s municipal WiFi over a single download. Netflix may start delaying the release of movies by a full month from their release date. All this plus Dumbass Apple News, Fark Headline of the Week, and Question of the Week.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/21