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Monday, August 2, 2010 - Happy Shark Week!

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:

Shark Fact Of The Day:

Great whites can swim up to 25 miles per hour with bursts potentially reaching 35 miles per hour. Michael Phelps’ fastest swim speed is less than 5 miles per hour.

Up Front:

Disney Is Close To Winning Joseph Kosinksi’s Oblivion [Slash Film]

Gadgets:

What Android’s Impressive Growth Means For You [PC World]
Office For Mac 2011 Hitting Store Shelves This October [Microsoft]
Connecticut Attorney General Wants To Make Sure Amazon, Apple Aren’t Cutting Sweetheat Deals With E-Book Publishers [Crunch Gear]
Researcher Detained At U.S. Boarder, Questioned About Wikileaks [CNET]

Gaming:

Video Game Mogul Kotick Loses Fight With Top Hollywood Litigator [LA Times]
Halo: Reach Will Slap Down Annoying Gamers This September [Crispy Gamer]
New Tales Of Game Formally Announced, First Concept Art Revealed [Joystiq]

Culture:

Has Costume Designer Jeffrey Kurland Revealed The Ending To Inception? [The Playlist]
The Oregon Trail: The Movie [Boing Boing]
The Best GIF Of Scorpion Punching A Man In Face On An Elevator You’ll See All Day [4GIFS]
Sci-Tech TV Shows To Keep Your Eye On [Popular Mechanics]
I’m With Troco [Buzzfeed]

News:

Study Finds Triceratops, Torosaurus Were Different Stages Of One Dinosaur [PhysOrg]
Schmucks Second To Inception At Box Office [The Hollywood Reporter]
Seth Green On His New Star Wars Series: “We Won’t F— It Up” [io9]
Wallace Shawn, Justin Kirk, Dan Stevens & Todd Barry Join Amy Heckerling’s Vamps [Slash Film]

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Nerdy Want:

Star Wars Sandwich Cutters ($30, Williams Sonoma)

Your Jawesome Shark Of The Day:

I can has Shark Week?

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