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!”

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/69

Episode 18: A Whole Lotta Meat in my Mouth

Hulu announces a pay model.  Scientists have developed a robot that can ski.  Red Hat addresses the Supreme Court on software patents.  There’s a new solar plant in Florida, it’s the largest in the U.S.  Somebody developed a working iPhone costume.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/18