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1053 - Stay healthy, stay fat
Aired
Monday, August 31, 2009
Duration
35:20
Hosts
Tom Merritt, Jason Howell Co-hosts: Brian Tong & Molly Wood
Producer
Jason Howell
Guests
none


Sure Apple has made their September 9 announcement official, and yeah Disney is buying Marvel and will soon own Spider-man. But we're most concerned about RIBA the robot bear who's coming to get our unhealthy thin humans. Protect yourself! Keep out of beds and wheelchairs and for heaven's sake stay over 135 pounds!


Stories CoveredEdit

Disney buys Spider-Man and friends

http://paidcontent.org/article/419-spider-man-meets-mickey-mouse-disney-buying-marvel-for-4-billion-in-sto/


Utah Law Punishes Texters As Much As Drunks In Driving Fatalities

http://yro.slashdot.org/story/09/08/29/1224250/Utah-Law-Punishes-Texters-As-Much-As-Drunks-In-Driving-Fatalities


Verizon cuts BlackBerry Storm pricing to $50

http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2009/08/31/verizon-cuts-blackberry-storm-pricing-to-50/


Apple confirms September 9, 2009 “rock and roll” event

http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2009/08/apple-confirms-september-9-2009-rock-and-roll-event.ars


Wikipedia to Color Code Untrustworthy Text

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/08/wikitrust/


Personalized In-Game Advertising In Upcoming Titles

http://games.slashdot.org/story/09/08/30/1618218/Personalized-In-Game-Advertising-In-Upcoming-Titles


Man uses 'Find My iPhone' to locate his iPhone... and three robbery suspects

http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2009/08/30/man-uses-find-my-iphone-to-locate-his-iphone-and-three-robbery-suspects/


Why Don't Teens Tweet? We Asked Over 10,000 of Them.

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/08/30/why-dont-teens-tweet-we-asked-over-10000-of-them/


Thousands call for Turing apology

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8226509.stm


Wheelchair of the future takes on the scooter

http://news.cnet.com/8301-27083_3-10320802-247.html

http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2009/08/31/rodem_hi_tech_wheelchair/


Vote for Buzz Out Loud at SXSW 2010

http://www.cnet.com/8301-19709_1-10311505-10.html


VoicemailEdit

Fordo’s secret project


EmailsEdit

Hey Buzzies,


I always hear about how Natali is always breaking iPhones, and I just came accross this story on engadget with an impressive video of an iPhone protective sleeve that can protect the phone from a 2 story drop and a hard throw at a wall due to being made of a specially engineered, non-newtonian material, here is a link to the story, watch the video it’s quite impressive:


http://www.engadget.com/2009/08/31/video-tech21s-iband-protective-case-and-its-mystical-magical/#continued


Hope that is helpful to Natali


Byebye!


-Kassandra




Dear Buzz crew,


I just saw on TV the new commercial for “The Shack” about how they sell more phones than the population of Scandinavia. Big deal really. However, as I’m watching the commercial there are these huge mountains in the background and dancing phones with yellow braids and people-phone-things yodelling. Umm … the Alps are in *Switzerland*, not Scandinavia. They don’t yodel in Scandinavia and there aren’t even any huge mountains (Norway has some, but not like the Alps). I’m so infuriated!


Okay, maybe I’m biased … I am a Scandinavian Studies student after all. But hey, how does that mistake pass so many people? Hopefully someone on the Buzz crew can sympathise with me.


Love the show!


- Ethan

the Scandinavian Studies student




Hey Buzz Crew-


Seems you may want to join up and call upon the Colbert Nation to stop this horrible uprising that is about to begin:


http://www.techeblog.com/index.php/tech-gadget/riba-robot-bear-is-capable-of-carrying-humans


You have been warned!


Cheers & Fears from Oxford! :p


Tom Merritt the Doppelganger

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