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The List – February 24, 2012

February 24, 2012
  1. Word! – borborygmus The rumbling sound of gas passing through the intestine.
  2. This Week in Tech – 1938 – fist nylon bristle toothbrushes go on sale replacing the standard pig hair toothbrush.
  3. This Week in History – 1993 – World Trade Center Bombed.
  4. Social Media – 2004 “Grey Tuesday” an intentional viral distribution of DJ Danger Mouse’s “Grey Album” a mash-up of The Beatles “White Album” and Jay Z’s “Black Album”.
  5. Who Cares but WTF? – Plastic surgeon performs his own daughter’s breast enhancement surgery for her 18th birthday.
  6. The Super-Commuter population (commute over 100 miles one way to work) has increased 149%.
  7. Apple CEO Tim Cook says he believes the world’s most valuable company has more money than it needs.
  8. The internet speed at Google is 524 Mb/s.  in real numbers, that is 32 Mb/second.  The average US home in the US has a speed of 10.  This means at Google, you can download 1 GB in 30 seconds.
  9.  Madness  – Madness

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