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Today on The Daily What Geek: Things Batman WON'T be saying in The Dark Knight Rises

Elsewhere on the Internets:

  • Pitiful: Death threats directed at Brad Pitt's mom for her criticism of Obama
  • Spotted: A 5-month-old baby, smuggled in baggage at a UAE airport
  • Deceased: Dennis Flemion of The Frogs, at 57
  • Official: The first-ever Internet Cat Video Film Festival
  • Sold: A tremendous video game collection, for $1.2M
  • Compiled: The 20 best pics of women and bacon

Lunchtime Learning: Why The Metric System Might Be Screwed Lunchtime Leisure: Sun God (via) Lunchtime List: 24 Spoiled Brats Complaining About Their Maids On Twitter

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Today on The Daily What Geek: Michael Fassbender will co-produce and star in an Assassin's Creed movie

Elsewhere on the Internets:

  • Won: $157,000, by OxFam, in a bet that Federer would win a 7th Wimbledon title by 2020
  • Settled: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' divorce, already
  • Outraged: Hamid Karzai, who wants Taliban members who executed a woman in public arrested
  • Launched: Legalize Love, a campaign by Google targeting countries where homosexuality is illegal
  • Detained: An alleged al-Qaida militant, for stalking the London Olympics venue

Lunchtime Learning: How 5 Pop Culture Apocalypse Scenarios Could Happen Lunchtime Leisure: Spin Spin Episode 1 & Episode 2 (via) Lunchtime List: The 20 Most Beautiful Museums In The World

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Today on The Daily What Geek: Introducing X-Men director Bryan Singer's upcoming web series, H+

Elsewhere on the Internets:

  • Fooled: A deadbeat dad, lured home after 19 years with the promise of a role in a Jennifer Aniston movie
  • Won: The war against airbrushing in Seventeen magazine, after a campaign by a 14-year-old reader
  • Declared: Internet access to be a human right, by the U.N.
  • Weak: The latest jobs report, released today
  • Sweet: Pearl Jam lets a long-time fan create the setlist for their Amsterdam show
  • Declined: His old job, by the lifeguarder who was fired for saving someone
  • Captured: The title of world's most expensive whiskey, by a $460,000 bottle

Lunchtime Learning: Why Do Flamingos Stand On One Leg? Lunchtime Leisure: Super Cartographer (via)

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Today on The Daily What Geek: Introducing the Death Star ice mold

Elsewhere on the Internets:

  • Cleared: A Swedish man, of rape charges, after his victim was found to be a man
  • Fired: A Florida lifeguard, for saving a man drowning outside the safety zone
  • Planned: A re-release of Hemingway's Farewell to Arms, with alternate endings
  • Focused: Ron Paul, on Internet freedom
  • Controversial: Hillary Clinton's apology to Pakistan
  • Reset: George Zimmerman's bond, at $1 million

Lunchtime Learning: How Spielberg's Malfunctioning Sharks Transformed The Movie Business Lunchtime Leisure: Many Paths To The Golden Heart (via) Lunchtime List: 10 Essential Spaghetti Westerns

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Today on The Daily What Geek: The nerdiest sand sculptures of all time

Elsewhere on the Internets:

  • Released: The cover of J.K. Rowling's first post-Potter book
  • Poorly Named: The "Betting On Sandusky Ice Cream Social," an Obama campaign event
  • Awesome: The "Single Ladies"/Andy Griffith Show theme song mashup
  • Denied: The existence of mermaids, by the U.S. government
  • Relaunched: Chuck E. Cheese, in a new ad campaign this week
  • Recession-proof: The fireworks industry

Lunchtime Learning: Complicated Concepts Explained Using Kitchen Items Lunchtime Leisure: Tiny Dream (via) Lunchtime List: The Bands That Make You Totally Undateable

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Today on The Daily What Geek: A hoverboard that works on water? Yes.

Elsewhere on the Internets:

  • Awesome: The upcoming Google Now, Android's Siri, in an early review
  • Possible: That Mississippi will be the first state with nary an abortion clinic
  • Planned: A Psycho prequel on A&E, from Lost showrunner Carlton Cuse
  • Commanded:  Twitter, to turn over an Occupy Wall Street protester's tweets
  • Not Again: A bus driver attacked a woman and ate her face

Lunchtime Learning: How A Motley Crew Of Counterfeiters Saved George Washington Lunchtime Leisure: Modern Shooter (via) Lunchtime List: The 20 Funniest Twitter Reactions to Anderson Cooper Coming Out

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Today on The Daily What Geek: The Alien chestburster scene, reenacted by kids

Elsewhere on the Internets:

  • Recalled: Kleenex brand hand sanitizer, for bacterial contamination
  • Thrown: A Syrian man, out a window to his death, for being a traitor "who support[ed] the police" (Heads up -- graphic!)
  • Happening: Skrillex will score James Franco's flick, the comedy Spring Breakers
  • Over: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who are divorcing after 5 years of wedded bliss
  • Pregnant: Adele!
  • Merciless: Jon Stewart, in his mocking of CNN and Fox for their reporting on the SCOTUS healthcare ruling
  • Controversial: NBC's firing of Ann Curry from the Today show anchor seat

Lunchtime Learning: The History of Lunch Lunchtime Leisure: Zombie at the Gates (via) Lunchtime List: The 30 Best Tumblr Pics Tagged '1995'

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