Episode 122: Go for the Gusto!

MoMA adds video games to permanent collection.  Caviar Vending Machines in LA Malls.  P&G’s sachets make water from muck.  Japan Building 300MPH Magnetic Levitation Train.  Family First Learned of their 17-year-old Daughter’s Death through Facebook.  Oh Asia, you so Crazy!

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Episode 106: Sushi Erotica

Is a Computer Worm Causing Iranian Nuclear Facilities to Blast AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ At Night?  Local residents deal with phantom garage door opener.  New Orleans music legend stands at own wake.  Buzzfeed retorts comedically to a McSweeney’s parody of their site.  A Hacker publishes how to open millions of hotel rooms with arduino in less than a second.  Apple throws $356 million at making Its security better… or did they?  How to expeditiously watch Battlestar Galactica.  An arcade operator admits that, yes, those crane games are really rigged.  New toilet paper dispenser improves hygiene and conservation.  Why Valve wants to port games to Linux: Because Windows 8 Is a Catastrophe.  All this, plus Dumbass Apple News and Oh Asia, You So Crazy!

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Episode 95: The Superposition of Podcasting

A new ISP that takes your privacy seriously.  Google launches “The Power of the Internet” campaign.  A study suggests that violent video games build cooperation and social skills, not violent tendencies.  Kidnap victim rescued with the power of Twitter.  NYC begins replacing pay phones with touch screen computers.  High scool juniors develop flavor strips for astronauts.  Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion.  All this and a Recent Study, Dumbass Apple News, an Epic Fail, and this week’s Oh Asia You So Crazy!

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Episode 93: No Foolin’!

A high school senior in Indiana is expelled for a profane tweet. A UK gang netted over iTunes fraud. Qualcomm calls for an end to proprietary drivers. A fungus that eats polyurethane may be the end to non-biodegradable waste. Tron light cycles in less than 226 bytes. A gooey joystick for your smart phone. Alabama wants to protect you from cyberbullying take away your first amendment rights. Plus, a Recent Study, Oh Asia You So Crazy, and Ryder Says Things!

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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!”

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Episode 37: The One Where Ryder Sings Holy Diver for 5 Minutes

Ferris Bueller’s Ferrari is up for auction.  A militia group is up in arms about an Internet rumor.  Google and Topeka formally trade names.  Charles Lavoie recaptions every New Yorker cartoon with the caption “Christ, what an asshole!”  A new gaming service allows you to have a “flirty” or “sexy” gaming experience.  Three Fark Headlines of the Week and a new Off-Air Discussion topic.

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