Afternoon Doubloons – Links In Brief(s)

Stuff which what we found interestin'.

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)

Late Afternoon Dubloons – Links In Brief(s)

Stuff which what we found interestin'.

 

Zoolander 2 and now Dumb & Dumber 2 with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels – (Geek Tyrant)

Spoilers apparently don’t spoil anything – (Wired)

Labour MP, (and possible Taggart fan), accused of threatening to give a female MP ‘a doing’ – (STV News)

A French father finally kidnapped his daughter’s rapist and hands him over to police after a 30 year hunt – (NY Times)

We played Batman: Arkham City over the weekend and didn’t think they could’ve bettered the game…looks like they just did.

Spielberg reveals more about Indy Jones 5 and Jurassic Park 4 – (Empire)

An Iraq war veteran is left critically wounded by police after protesting in Oakland – (The Atlantic Wire)

Food poisoning and exhaustion led to Aerosmith front man Steve Tyler’s injuries when he collapsed in shower – (The Suite World)

The many deaths of Steve Buscemi…he’s never afraid to take one for the team.

HMS Friday’s Link Booty.

Stuff which what we found interestin'.

 

A mesmerising 13 minute video teaching you how to make your very own Stormtrooper helmet. (via Gamma Squad)

Great piece on how the private Blackberry messaging service played a massive part in the London riots. (via Tech Crunch)

An i-Phone app which allows drivers to be even greater dick heads and auction off public parking spaces. (via Wired)

Fans of Max Brook’s book World War Z might get a tad angry when they read about the changes Hollywood has made for the film adaptation. (via Film Drunk)

Looters looting a looter.

This gamer has called it quits with online gaming for one simple reason – other gamers. (via Past The Pixels)

Riots have finally broken out in Scotland. It was only a matter of time.

Drug smugglers may have wiped out an ‘uncontacted‘ Amazon tribe. (via The Slatest)

Female artist is injected with horse blood to feel more like a horse…just shit in a field and chew a carrot. (via We Make Money Not Art)

Here’s the entire pilot of episode of Adult Swim’s new animated series Black Dynamite.

http://i.adultswim.com/adultswim/video2/tools/swf/viralplayer.swf