Ep. 1232: Where we see through your subreddit Video
Could the Internet be any filthier than it is right now? Today's show highlights some of the more disturbing stories that we haven't been able to get to over the past few weeks, but not before complaining about the dirty microphone screens pressing up against our mouths on a daily basis. Wilson seems to like it!
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu examine a study that links bee decline to mobile phones, describe a disgusting story about a meaty in-flight disturbance, donate spam donations to Chipotle for charity, and run down 20 products that are cheaper now than they were 10 years ago.
Leaked from today's 404 episode: Jill on Money tells us more about Facebook's share pricing and how to make a smart investment.
Get comfortable for today's episode as we weave through the absurd story of John Titor, a self-proclaimed time traveler answering questions about the future of the world in 2036. Conspiracy theorists, Internet trolls, and anyone that enjoys the paranormal will love today's story of falsifying your identity on the Web.
If you bought an Apple iPad 3 in the past three weeks and are now shaking your fists at Apple for just releasing the iPad 4, CNET's Sharon Vaknin is about to become your new best friend. That story plus details on the leaked Sony Playstation Master key, 2012's worst reported passwords, and the secret behind the bootleg Heinz ketchup bust on today's episode of The 404 Show!
A young, sad photographer shows us how to brag about your fake girlfriend on Instagram, plus an app to rate your sexual partners, hacking baby monitor cameras, and an elaborate prank on Best Buy shoppers on today's 404 episode!
Apparently, Australian border guards can now search your laptops for porn when you enter the country. Um. OK. As a protest, we suggest everyone flying there just declare that they have porn. Why not? Also, tons of news coming from Google I/O, including the very interesting Google TV and the latest on Android 2.2. Let the waiting begin.
It's easy to get lost in all the new Android and Windows Phone handsets coming out soon, but CNET's Kent German, Bonnie Cha, and Nicole Lee have us covered. We chat about a leaked shot of the Google Nexus Prime, a first take of the HTC Titan, and a Microsoft patent that encourages you to access touch screens through your pants. Too easy! This and more irreverent stories on today's episode of The 404 Podcast.
New York is about to get a lot more scannable, thanks to a law passed by the City Council earlier this month requiring restaurants and bars to post QR codes that lead to more details about health-code infractions. This plus 3D-printed headphones, a device to call your Mom after a bike crash, and a jacket that gives you a hug every time someone "Likes" your Facebook post on today's episode of CNET's The 404!
Not-so-smart Andy sits in the guest seat today and tells us about the most-shared stories on Facebook this year, remote hackers setting printers on fire, and the future of airport security.