The need for speed – and steam. A new challenger to a 102-year-old world land speed record has been unveiled – and it’s powered by steam.– New Scientist

Out of the frying pan… Lucky, a 40-centimetre Southern Rock lobster, was left in a two-foot tank in an abandoned Chinese restaurant was rescued by the RSPCA and found a new home at the SYdney Aquarium. — SMH

Apply Web 2.0 to your sex life. Sure keeping track of friends birthdays on Facebook is nifty, but this new program, called “Bedpost” lets you track your sex life. “I know — the last thing the world needs is another Web 2.0 app that purports to change your life, make you more organized, save you money, make you more friends, blah blah. The thing about Bedpost is that it actually will give you some insight into your sex life.” Oh my.

Spam trial overloads the inbox. One participant in a trial of unprotected web surfing received over 5,000 spam emails in a month, according to a BBC report. The research was sponsored by an anti-spam software company. Coincide? — BBC




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