Episode 68: The Rantmobile

PETA demands that there be an extra tax on meat.  Police bust tweens for operating an unlicensed lemonade stand.  Jammie Thomas judgement lowered from $1.5 million to $54,000.  Plus, “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!” and the “Fail of the Week.”

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/68

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

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

Episode 23: MICHAELJORDANSPACEJAM

This week we show the relation between World of Warcraft guilds and real world gangs.  We talk about Google Goggles, HUD ski goggles, and how the Square payment system will work.  Wacky devices galore!  A clock has been created, based on the Weasley’s clock in Harry Potter, that shows the location of your family members, and a mood chair that knows exactly how your butt feels.  Plus, a Linux alternative to Rock Band.  All this and the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/23

Episode 12: The Joe Montana of Episodes

Brooklynites have redefined the phrase “dumpster diving.”  Sony creates the all too literal Virtual Library for eBooks.  We discuss why linux notebook battery life still sucks.  Police try to trick hackers in New Zealand with hilarious results.  San Francisco has opened its data through datasf.org.  Also in SF, someone set up a life size Candyland.  Papa John Schnatter opens up a pizza giveaway to try to hunt down his high school camaro.  NMU, a university near our alma mater, has teamed up with Motorola to present WiMAX to its students.  We also discuss adult temper tantrums and McDonald’s new campaign to appeal to black people.  All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/12

Episode 11: Americal

This week we talk about Peewee Herman coming back to Hollywood, Mr T plugs World of Warcraft, and T-Mobile starts charging for a paper bill.  A new router has been designed to stop the Internet from being bogged bown by video traffic.  Find out what a domain smack is and laugh at some examples.

Holograms are coming, are you ready?  USAA Bank has started allowing checks to be deposited via iPhone.  Facebook acquires Friendfeed.  The Chevy Volt will get 230 MPG.  All this and more!  Plus Dumbass Apple News, Fark Headline of the Week, and a new segment: Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/11