Published: 6 years ago

Thursday Three For All

FAA Says It Will Finally Consider Updating List of Approved Electronics. Whew. For too long I was afraid my game of Angry Birds would bring down the jet.

The rules apparently require that every version of the device be tested in an empty flight on every plane in the airline’s fleet. So, every possibly iPod would need to fly alone on every possible airplane just to see if iPods could be allowed. For airlines, who are strangers to customer comfort, such efforts are just not worthwhile. [read more]

Student Says ‘Thank You’ with ‘Cyborg Unicorn’I like this kid. Maybe I should hire him to write blog posts.

…you’re more awesome than a monkey wearing a tuxedo made out bacon riding a cyborg unicorn with a lightsaber for the horn on the tip of a space shuttle closing in on Mars while ingulfed in flames… [read more]

South London’s Burger at Blacks Offers ‘Beast’ of a Burger: 18,000 CaloriesThis article would be so much cooler if I understood the metric system.

A South London bar came up with a heart attack waiting to happen (on a plate). It’s nicknamed The Beast, and the name suits its owner. The succulent hamburger comes in its own specially baked 30-centimeter diameter bun and contains 3.15 kilograms of beef. [read more]

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