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All 786 planets in our solar system, to scale – (xckd.com)

Actor Ronny Cox on why a remake of Total Recall is a bad idea – (The Wrap)

Bees that drink your sweat and the tears from your eyes – (Discovery Magazine)

The Shackleton Crater on the moon might contain frozen water – (WPTV)

The so-called ‘zombie attacks’ continue in the States after a man under the influence of an unknown substance bit a chunk out of another man’s arm – (Opposing Views)

Strange and mysterious snakes invade a Namibian town – (Fortean Zoology)

The Breaking Bad Lego Meth Lab isn’t really one for the kids – (Nerd Approved)

You ever feel your phone vibrating in your pocket, only to find it isn’t there? It’s called Phantom Cellphone Vibrations – (Mental Floss)

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Buy a Game Of Thrones replica Iron Throne for only $30,000. – LA Times

A beginners guide on how to fire a shotgun and more importantly how to treat it with the respect it deserves. – Art Of Manliness.

Due to a spate of cannibal related crimes in the US the Centers For Disease Control is forced to assure everyone a zombie apocalypse isn’t going to happen. – Gamma Squad

The Call Of Duty – Black Ops 2 trailer was screened to nerds on a 140ft televisual wall. – Kotaku

Author Ray Bradbury passed away yesterday at the age of 91. Here’s 20 of his best thoughts on life and death. – Buzzfeed

Rats who were deliberately paralysed in a lab learn to walk again. – BBC News

Scientists are due to determine, this Friday, what the mystery object is which sits on the bottom of the Baltic Sea. – Huffington Post

Did John Travolta have a six year gay relationship with his pilot? – Radar Online

 

 

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That bloke, (who no-one remembers), from the 1991 film Hook, is developing a sequel based on just the character he played; Rufio – (First Showing)

A life jacketless idiot, his boat and the sea. What could possibly go wrong? – (Stuff NZ)

Actor Sean Patrick Flannery announces that there will be a Boondock Saints 3 movie. The rest of the world asks why? – (Geeks Of Doom)

Fame hungry 17 year-old Courtney Stodden has decided to follow in Goerge Galloway’s footsteps in her latest attempt to achieve notoriety. – (You Tube)

Five mind blowing, generation defining pop culture moments, which we still reference today, that we’re all improvised at the last second. – (Cracked)

New York female claims she was fired from her job because she was: ‘Too hot’. She was shocked, as we were too. (New York Post)

The logical implications to the official discovery of a live Bigfoot. – (Mysterious Universe)

Four climbers died on Mt Everest over the weekend. – (Time)

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Nick Frost to star in salsa dancing comedy Cuban Fury – (The Hollywood News)

15 reasons why this guy is terrified of the New Samsung Galaxy phone – (Buzz Feed)

A treasure hunter is claiming he knows where Osama Bin Laden’s is and plans to bring his body back up from the seabed before election time – (The Week)

Samuel L Jackson gets into a Twitter dust-up with a movie critic over his review of The Avengers – (Film Drunk)

 

A collection of surreal alternative posters to promote the London Olympics – (Oli Kellett)

A man dressed as a penguin calling himself Prof Pongoo has won more votes than the Liberal Democrats in the council election in Edinburgh – (STV News)

Crazy Russian theme park ride – (One Cool Thing A Day)

Why you’ll probably never be able to delete your old Myspace account. Don’t deny it, you had one. – (Gawker)

 

 

 

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The Simpons did a Game Of Thrones themed intro which looks fantastic – (Chewie Jnr)

Everybody Loves Raymond actress Patricia Heaton is the latest celebrity to make an ass of herself on Twitter – (Uproxx)

Toy Shining, a mash up of Toy Story and The Shining via artwork gloriously illustrated on the iPad – (Laughing Squid)

The cast for The Evil Dead remake is starting to take shape. Why, oh why? – (Horror Bid)

This year’s finalists for The Smithsonian Magazine annual photo competition – (Buzz Feed)

The mouth breather who killed the famous Holyrood Hawk has been fined – (BBC News)

In Japan they’ve turned petting vicious looking dogs into a game show, of course they have – (You Tube)

How to make your PC monitor only visible to you – (Reddit)

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Scientific proof that people with red hair are f@cking nails! (io9)

British Olympic athletes told not to shake hands with others – (Sky News)

Latest Mad Men advertising campaign comes under critical fire (Adweek)

One of the stars of the new comedy party movie Project X was in a porno (Film Drunk)

Can’t be bothered to learn how to play the piano, but still want to be able to play the piano? Japan is your friend. (Gamma Squad)

The dirtiest most unsporting moments in sporting history – (Bleacher Report)

Reporting Scotland suffers another bout of the dreaded ‘technical problems’, this time with added Nazis (You Tube)

Woman defrauded British taxpayers with 1o fictional children (Anorak News)

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Everything you need to know about Windows 8 and how you can get the new OS right now – (Gizmodo)

A Mayan pyramid shooting a beam of light into the heavens above…with photo evidence, of course – (Peta Pixel)

Thirty five greeting cards which chart the aging process for The Simpsons. Anyone else find this sad? – (Reddit)

A complete overview of how the new Facebook timeline will change your Fan Pages – (Inside Facebook)

Leaked snaps of Sim City V look unbeliavably gorgeous – (Piki Geek)

Archaeologists in Jerusalem have been killed by a vampire Jesus – (The Daily Mash)

Comment Snob is a Google Chrome extension that filters out unwanted comments from online comment threads – (Chris Finke)

Your favourite characters from the gritty crime series The Wire in family friendly wind-up toy format – (Dangerous Minds)

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Lucy Liu will play Dr Watson in American TV Sherlock Holmes series called Elementary…surprisingly this isn’t a joke – (Empire Magazine)

Great story about infamous punk band MC5 playing at a Catholic high school back in 1969 – (Just Kill Yourself)

Wikileaks and Anonymous have teamed up to publish some fascinating information about an intelligence firm’s dirty little secrets – (Wired)

Apple nerds get themselves in a tizzy over a picture of a cargo plane which may or may not be full of iPad 3s – (9 to 5 Mac)

 

WTF! The Met police ‘loaned’ Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, a horse! – (The Guardian)

Of course there’s an obligatory Twitter account now For Rebekah Brooks’ horse – (@RebekahsHorse)

Google doesn’t take it’s own advice – (College Humor)

Google’s new privacy settings may breach EU data protection laws – (N Europe)

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Plastic surgery is never a good idea.

Here’s the full readable script for the silent movie The Artist, which lifted five awards last night – (issuu.com)

The history of the infamous Moss Man – (Mysterious Universe)

Wuthering Heights actor sectioned under the Mental Health Act – (BBC News)

The enviro friendly kids movie The Lorax is advertising SUVs – (Slashfilm)

Maine’s largest lobster will snap right through your arms – (MSNBC)

The fascinating Hollywood tale of Sean Connery, Lana Turner and the murder of Johnny Stompanato – (Badass Digest)

There’s a new drug on the streets called Love Boat. Here’s what you need to know about it. – (I09)

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South African teenager to be caned for posting a mildly offensive Facebook photo caption – (Straits Times)

Tim Burton has zero respect for director Kevin Smith – (Buzzfeed)

Crispin Glover directed a movie about a man with cerebral palsy who has sex with hot women and then murders them shortly after. Feel good movie of the year? – (Film Drunk)

Just in case you thought Whitney Houston was overrated here’s her isolated vocal track on ‘How Will I Know’ – (Jake Fogelnest)

If you’re playing Ragnarok Odyssey on Playstation Vita here’s a comprehensive guide to help you through – (Past The Pixels)

An ‘on the money‘ review of the first episode of HBO’s drama series Luck – (Tachyon TV)

Brace Yourself! There’s to be a sequel to I Am Legend – (Den Of Geek)