Curiosities

Interesting stories I’ve read in the past few hours (Una does this style of post more regularly and far better than I):

LiveScience.com: Ancient Egyptian may have had the world’s first prosthetic toe. (With pic!)

San Francisco Chronicle: Hackers crack all models of electronic voting machine in California. More reasons the system will never get going in Ireland.

RawStory.com: Michael Moore served with a subpoena while backstage at the Jay Leno show.

Treehugger.com: Architect Shigeru Ban builds a bridge out of cardboard tubes. It’s in France and can hold the weight of 20 people at any given time.

Catholicgauze: The future of mapmaking. Points to two excellent articles on how customised dynamic maps are transforming cartography.

Associated Press: YouTube’s system to stop copyright-infringing videos.

Reuters: Dumbass shoplifter leaves address with the shop assistant.

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