This week, we tell you how to use wood glue to restore old LP records. Six undeniable similarities between nerds and sports fans. The Google set-top box is coming. An angry jobless man remotely disables over 100 cars. Bea Arthur Mountains Pizza! C-SPAN releases a video archive. MySpace plans to sell its user data. We’re on the march towards underwater habitation. Netflix cancels its recommendation contest after a privacy lawsuit.
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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
“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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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
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!
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“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