The Week in Geek: Nov. 2, 2012

Colleen’s still doing wedding-type stuff, so you’re stuck with me again!

In late Halloween news, here is a pumpkin on which you can play Tetris.

Splitsider did a story about how Mystery Science Theater 3000 picked their terrible movies to riff.

Only 5 million people in Bangladesh have internet access. The other 147 million? They get it delivered by ladies riding bicycles.

A theoretical physicist has figured out the possibilities of Cthulhu’s hometown existing in the South Pacific. I, for one, wouldn’t try to mess with the terrible reality that is R’lyeh.

Google is going to renovate Gmail. Start complaining now.

Did you hear about Disney buying LucasFilm? Yeah. We did too.

Here are some before and after photos from superstorm Sandy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims. If you want to help, you could donate blood or text “Redcross” to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Short one this week, but I’ll be back next week with more cool stuff!

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One thought on “The Week in Geek: Nov. 2, 2012

  1. Brad McNally says:

    I am kind of excited about the new Gmail features. I know that I often reference old emails before sending the new one, and saving as a draft is not really a hassle, but if they can make it so I don’t have the step, I’m all for it. Also, I use the chat window a lot, so maybe I’m used to seeing it. What’s the worst Google could do with this?

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