Tag Archive: prank

Mar 19

Episode 91: Back to Our Pimpin Ways

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The FBI can’t crack Android’s Pattern Lock. The Sanford Airport says no to the TSA. March Madness will be streamed to all of the Internet. Encyclopedia Britannica ceases production of encyclopedias. People are sending money to the RIAA and MPAA in droves, listen in to find out why. Homeless people in Austin, TX have become 4G hotspots for SXSW. Is your ISP spying on you? If they aren’t they will soon start! All this, and a Recent Study, a couple of Epic Fails, and an Oh Asia, You So Crazy!  Plus, Ryder says Things!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/91

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Jan 05

Episode 62: 1,359,000 on the Podcast Scale

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MAKE announces the winner of their 2010 Zombie Safe House Competition.  Ever hear of the Naga Viper pepper?  Just reading about it will start you on fire.  A researcher at the University of Nottingham has managed to etch the entire periodic table of elements onto a single hair.  The Kinect has been hacked to play World of Warcraft.  Vladmir Putin has ordered the Russian government to move to GNU/Linux.  A man caught UPS tampering with his packages, listen in to find out how.  Plus, the Study of the Week, the Fail of the Week, and this weeks “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/62

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Mar 31

Episode 36: Ge pah sah peepa ke pah sah HIT ME!

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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.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/36

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Jan 16

Episode 25: The Adventures of Documento

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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

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