Technorama Ep 328 – Hot sauce on a cold sore

Coming up in this episode…

  • The mother of WiFi
  • More earwear to go with your ear guards
  • Add a little high tech holiday cheer

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On This Day In History for December 14, 2011

Happy Birthday goes out on this day to:

And today is Monkey Day – a day when monkey business is actually encouraged (a quote from Hallmark Cards)

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for December 14, 2011

News

Hacks & Strange Stories

Media Corner

  • Did you know actress Hedy Lamarr is the mother of WiFi?
  • Favorite sci-fi/fantasy insult
    • Nobilis Reed  –  “Why you stuck up, half witted, scruffy looking, nerf-herder.” “Who’s scruffy looking?!”
    • David Roberson
      • So, Lone Star, now you see that evil will always triumph because good is dumb. – SpaceBalls
      • You better pray to the god of skinny punks that this wind doesn’t pick up, ’cause I’ll come over there, and jam an oar up your ass. – Tommy Boy
      • “DIE GAS-PUMPER!” – The Jerk
    • Johnee Bee Don’t be too proud of this technological terror you’ve constructed. The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.
    • Matt Beran To the pain.
    • Jorge Schrauwen Only human. — Matrix
    • Debra Paulson Resistance is futile — Next Generation, Star Trek. If you consider that an insult. It’s more of a threat.
    • Sam Vander Velden: “Assimilate This!” -Worf from First Contact
    • Leon W. Durivage ?”I hate warriors, too narrow-minded. I’ll tell you what I do like though: a killer, a dyed-in-the-wool killer. Cold blooded, clean, methodical and thorough. Now a real killer, when he picked up the ZF-1, would’ve immediately asked about the little red button on the bottom of the gun. ” – Zorg, The Fifth Element
    • Joe Fiore Kirk: Spock, you want to know something?, Everybody’s Human. Spock: I find that remark… insulting.

What the Chuck!

  • Do you turn off your phone on the airplane during takeoff and landing?

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