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Friday, August 6, 2010

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

Shark Fact Of The Day:

A great white shark named Nicole, after actress and shark lover Nicole Kidman swam from South Africa to Australia and back in under nine months. This 12,400-mile trip set a record as the fastest return migration of any marine animal.

Up Front:

Former HP CEO Mark Hurd Rewarded With A $40M Severance After Resignation [Engadget]

Gadgets:

Who Does Google Know That You Know? [Boing Boing]
Apple’s Smart Bike Will Fuse Your Bike, iPhone and iPod [NY Mag]
Bill Gates’ Mind Is In The Gutter. Literally. [Tech Crunch]
MTV Loses Web Videos From Universal Music [CNET]

Gaming:

Why Are So Many Indie Darlings 2D Platformers? [Kotaku]
City Resorts To Pac Man For A Reboot [Wall Street Journal]
Lara Croft And The Guardian Of Light Will Not Have Online Co-Op Until Sept. 28 [Joystiq]
Lies Video Games Taught Me [UGO]

Culture:

A Map Of The Social Internet In 2010 [Geekosystem]
3 Awesome Retro Ads For Modern Websites [Best Week Ever]
Beauty Tips From The Walking Dead [Topless Robot]
Best/Worst Nerdy Roadtrips [Topless Robot]
Chris Evans Talks Captain America Training [MTV Splash Page]

News:

Is Christoph Waltz The New Spider-Man Villain? [MTV Splash Page]
DC’s Gregory Noveck Leaving To Become A Producer [The Hollywood Reporter]
Yoko Says Beatles And iTunes Still Won’t Come Together [Gizmodo]
Rob Zombie Joins Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights [Slash Film]

Video:

Tweet, Tweet:

They’ve still got it.

Nerdy Want:

Rebel Alliance Necklace ($30, Her Universe)

Your Jawesome Shark Of The Day:

SHARKTOPUS!

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