This week, how to beat the Westboro Baptist Church. Chinese root server is shut down after DNS problem. April Fool’s Day hijinks ensues with the voice command copier prank. A French dude “fingerhacked” Obama’s Twitter account. GoDaddy ceases regitering domains in China. Introducing, the vortex junction – the next generation of roundabouts. The ISS is set to get a “Man Cave” module. A mafia boss in Italy was betrayed to the police by his Facebook account. A new trend in Carbon-14 dating in the wine world reveals that 5% of vintage wines may be frauds. Plus, the Fark Headline of the Week and a new Off-Air discussion topic.
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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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Black market glute enhancements lead to a rash of hospitalizations. William Shatner starts a new social network. Sean Penn shows a little bit of crazy towards a reporter. We discuss a Millenium-Falcon-shaped sex toy, a look back at the Dotcom boom and bust. Are we entering an age of online grocery shopping? 79% of adults believ that web access is a fundamental right. Sex.com is for sale again. Plus, the Fark Headline of the Week and our Off-Air Discussion topic.
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/34