The Week In Review

The Week In Review

The Week in Review: It thinks the ocean is stupid. This week; Star Trek, Swords, Boobs and two types of Fin.

The Colored-In Money

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Hey kids, how do you fancy breaking a law and drawing on some cash? Not all that keen huh? Well who can blame you, especially in these difficult economic times? Luckily for us all, someone with more money than sense, and a lot of time on their hands, has graciously done the hard part for us and defaced a big stack of cash in a gleefully nerdy fashion. (link)


Santa Gets Free Broadband

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Or he would, if he was real*. The Finnish government has stated that broadband access is now a legal right, like the right to be tried by a jury of wise elves or the 'free-reindeer-for-every-schoolchild' law**. The government has committed to providing every household with at least 1Mb per second in the short term, eventually increasing to an impressive 100Mb a sec by 2015. (link)

*I'm kidding, Santa is totally real.
** Some of these laws may be false.


I Cannae Do It Captain, I Dunnae Have The Tech!

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Award-winning sci-fi author Charlie Stross has finally managed to pin down what he doesn't like about Star Trek, and as it turns out, it's the technobabble, which he claimed the writers used as a crutch, often just writing 'tech' in the script. "You could strip out the 25th century tech in Star Trek and replace it with 18th century tech ... without changing the scripts significantly," said Stross in a blog post. Given that Star Trek has probably inspired countless kids to be scientist, I'm willing to let it off for not being the best written stuff in the world. (link)


I bet Stormbringer Never Had To Put Up With This

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"Become a runeblade they said, people will fear you they said. Didn't say nothin' about any damn paper!" You kinda have to feel sorry for Frostmourne, it's not easy being a terrible scourge o'er the land of Azeroth when people are making paper replicas of you, albeit almost absurdly detailed and actually very impressive replicas of you. Seriously though, even lightsabers don't have to put up with this kind of crap. (link)


Porn Game Comes With Wearable Rack

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Japanese sex game Huge Breast Fantasy comes bundled with - I suppose predictably enough - a huge pair of fantasy breasts, as well as a G-Cup bra so that the player can... urr... ok, I have no idea. Seriously,words fail me.
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Santa Gets Free Broadband

image

Or he would, if he was real*. The Finnish government has stated that broadband access is now a legal right, like the right to be tried by a jury of wise elves or the 'free-reindeer-for-every-schoolchild' law**. The government has committed to providing every household with at least 1Mb per second in the short term, eventually increasing to an impressive 100Mb a sec by 2015. (link)

*I'm kidding, Santa is totally real.
** Some of these laws may be false.


Wait What?

Thats doesnt make sense...

Still, good article, im a littl worried about the porn game bra thing though

This past week wasn't very memorable for me, here's hoping that the next one will be a little more interesting (although I did enjoy the site that those coloured-in bills were on; I spent a couple of hours there).

The article involving the dollar-art was quite interesting, a little disturbed by the -ahem- "Game item" and what people will probably use it for, considering the target audience of such a game.

It has been a pretty tame week.

The dollar bill thing was good.

Finland got something good going there...and the Japanese are just as crazy as normal.

I still don't think you're suppose to actually wear the fake breasts.

I mean, it's hard to wear G-sized boobs when they're attached to you, and the bra it comes with doesn't look very secure.

You'd literally pop out of your top.

You're clearly suppose to use it as an inventive dodgeball.

Awww should have included the Borderlands video... but I guess that was an IGN feature so its understandable that its not here.
Otherwise, not the most exciting week on record.

Yes, all hail the might Five dollars, bearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Lincoln!

 

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