First of all, yes, okay, pretty much anything can kill you under the right circumstances. But what about marbles, shot by a stainless steel slingshot into ballistic gelatin, by an amusingly t-shirted Eastern European madman? In super-slow motion?
In a video just posted on Wikileaks, Julian Assange announced that Wikileaks will temporarily halt publication because the site needs to find alternative ways to pay its bills. Measures taken to cut off the organisation's revenue have effectively strangled it.
Fancy watching a bit of David Brent on your iPad? To celebrate his 10th birthday, the BBC has just made The Office's back catalog available for purchase on iTunes. £12.99 for both series and the Christmas special. [iTunes]
Boxes and crates have a long and storied history in gaming. From the store-room shuffling of Sokoban to Solid Snake's portable cardboard hideaway with enough crates of ammo and supplies in between to fill a Big Yellow Storage depot, a strong case can be made that boxes ARE gaming.
While I'm still not convinced anything will surpass the majesty of Bacon Ipsum, or match the blunt hilarity of Samuel L. Jackson Ipsum, there's something just so deliciously sweet about Cupcake Ipsum. It's also the only text generator I know of where you can sprinkle in a little dash of love.
It turns out that Seamus McGarvey, the cinematographer for the upcoming Avengers flick, was misquoted in an interview with the Irish Film & Television Network last week that claimed a handful of shots in the movie were filmed with an iPhone.
There's no doubt that being a doctor is hard work. Long hours and little sleep, where one wrong move could be disastrous for the patient. But is turning to drugs to stay alert really the answer?
On October 19th, Apple held a special memorial for Steve Jobs to celebrate his life. In the video, you can watch Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Al Gore and others talk about Steve and see performances by Norah Jones and Coldplay.
Following in the footsteps of the Spotify-Facebook union, Google is reported to be preparing Google+ integration into its forthcoming Google Music store. You'll be able to share purchased tracks for one free listening with your G+ friends.
The easiest way to learn a language is by doing it in situ, and what better way than using our French cousins' favourite language? No, not the language of love -- the language of food.
The long-awaited Android app player for BlackBerry has been demonstrated by a developer, giving PlayBook owners a future reason to stay loyal. It's Android, in a little window, courtesy of RIM's BBX 2.0 OS. [MacBerry via BGR]
Hacking group Anonymous has revealed its latest attack, performing a bit of vigilante action on users of several particularly grim sources of internet porn.
The World Solar Challenge for 2011 concluded over the weekend, with only 7 of the 37 competitors completing the 3000km journey from Darwin to Adelaide. Bad weather was the big cause for the drop-outs -- a bit of an issue for solar power.
The UK government is about to start publishing data on all current roadworks in progress, so we may stand a chance of actually arriving at a destination on time and relatively free of rage and desires to kill.