Ep. 1013: 21st century episode for the 21st century listener Video
Airships aren't just for the 20th century anymore. Airship Ventures wants to bring zeppelins to America's skies for the first time in 70 years.
Roman Polanski adapts this classic story from Charles Dickens, where a young orphan boy wandering the streets of 19th century industrial London gets involved with a gang of pickpockets who are trained to steal for their master.
Kenley Bradstreet and Mark Licea join the show today because Justin Yu still battling with SARS. We wish him a speedy recovery, but in the mean time, we welcome the presence of two beautiful people. Plus, it's just fun to watch Kenley rock out to today's Audio Draft pick.
The Mediaeval Baebes are eight young women who share a passion for music several centuries old but are as 21st-century as they come. Their first album, "Salva Nos", released in 1997, went to Number 2 in the classical charts, earning the girls a silver disc. Subsequent albums include "Worlds Blysse" (which went straight to Number 1), "Undrentide", "The Rose", and "Mistletoe & Wine".
It's a throwback episode of Crave this week as we reminisce about Lego space helmets, Atari keyboards and Disney's Star Tours merchandise. Also, Darth Vader puts his star power behind a new line of coffee and panhandling rolls into the 21st century.
Google Earth 5's big new features include the other final frontier, the 20th century, and the Red Planet. Google Earth 5 maps the ocean, explores the past with historical maps, and shows you there's more to Mars than red dust. Check it all out in this First Look video.
Gems Peterson and Bridget Carey stop by the 404 studio to help out with today's stories that include a century-old time capsule, the absolute death of the cassette tape, Facebook launching a faster iOS app, and LL Cool J bringing the boomdizzle on a home intruder.
Kia keeps the quirk but drops the 19th-century power train.
Anthony David Adams joins us on today's episode in hopes that one of our listeners has the next object that will allow him to trade his way into space. He started with a toy spaceship and five trades later, he already has a ticket for a One Zero G Space Flight. Listen to today's episode of The 404 Podcast to find out how you can win a free Barnes & Noble Nook e-Reader and a watch from Nooka!
Want Facebook stock right now? You can't have it... unless you're already filthy rich and can get in on the "private market" that exists for Facebook shares. What does this market mean for Facebook, investors, and tech in general? Join my discussion with the New York Times' Miguel Helft.