Daily Telegraph: City's billion dollar punter
The Australian: Man run over while sun-baking
NeoWin: Google Plans Desktop Search Tool for Apple PCs
BBC: Little Britain edited for BBC One
I can understand how the BBC would want to change some of the scenes. Daffyd's scenes in particular include a lot harder language which many people would find offensive.
However, if you enjoyed the first series and you haven't started watching the new series on BBC Three, make sure you start now so that you don't miss the scenes that they cut. Also it would be good to compare the two versions.
Instructions: Shade in nine regions such that no two shaded regions touch (even at a corner) and that eight of them "point" in different directions. The numbers outside the grid tell you how many shaded regions there should be in that row or column.
"Using no less than 24K gold, Delkin Devices have created the eFilm Archival Gold “300-Year” CD-R. As opposed to standard CD-Rs that can go bad within a few years due to environmental elements like humidity and ultraviolet light, the gold disks are rated to last more than 300 years (since they haven’t quite had 300 years to test this out, they’re basing their claims on an “accelerated aging process” test)."
Work is hard in Japan. So hard, in fact, that workers tend to fall asleep in some strange places. This site has a lot of pictures of workers asleep on the train, in the train stations, restaurants even in the middle of the street.
IOL: When teeth go out, memory goes too
Yahoo! In-flight lizard meal lands Indian airline in court
Yahoo! Japanese to get dogs' view of world with digital collar-camera
"CWShredder, the only free program known to successfully detect and remove all variants of the Cool Web Search browser hijacker, is back in the fight. After its developer, Dutch college student Merijn Bellekom, called it quits this past June, CWShredder was no longer being updated. Now, Merijn has licensed the CWShredder source code and rights to Intermute, a provider of Internet security and content filtering solutions and developer of SpySubtract PRO."
Ananova: Would-be cop hid wood in hair
"Grand Theftendo is a port of Grand Theft Auto III for the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). It is Grand Theft Auto III running on an 8 bit, 256x240 resolution, 2 bit colour x 2 bit palette, 1.79 Mhz system, written entirely in 6502 Assembly Language! It includes the entire Portland city!"
The project has taken almost two years and is not quite complete. The guy who did it must be a genius! [via Linkfilter]
StarTribune: Woman accused of stealing dead boyfriend's remains, beer
So how does this one work? [via Boing Boing]
The Sun: Ticket of corpse punched
The Register: NASA's Columbia benchmarks 43 teraflops
Great site with lots of Chav links.
What would you buy a man who is the richest in the world and could buy whatever he wants?
Ananova: Man superglued condom to penis
Russia Makes It Funny: President of Turkmenistan to build ice chateau in the desert