Once again damaging the idea that piracy is to blame for the record industry’s decline, Spotify has announced that they have over 1 million paid American users just over a year after getting out of beta.
We’ve got some BioShock Infinite gameplay, lucky people who get luckier by watching Django Unchained early, and we’ve got the creators of Dungeons & Dragons starting a magazine. For some reason. Hang in there, it’s Nerd Porn.
Some really cool stuff is going on in space, you guys. NASA’s Voyager 1 is continuing its trek out of our solar system, onto what’s being called the magnetic highway, and I’ve learned a word I’d never thought I’d write: Spidernaut.
It’s time for to look through the Pornodex. It’s Nerd Porn. Let’s go with some quick hits: Japan’s making an adorable robot for astronauts, we’ve got new Skyrim DLC, and Electro’s been confirmed for the new Spider-Man movie!
The education system in the United States is under serious threat of totally sucking and doing nothing for anyone ever. An OECD report says that the US is the only major power in the world where the younger generation is less educated than the older.
It’s begun. I’m all for scientific breakthroughs, but there are times when science is just plain wrong. Two cloned dogs are, according to residents, terrorizing Manhattan’s Upper West Side, and are never leashed in public.
Not actually, but hey, NBC’s done worse (remember Animal Practice?). This story rings strongly of a contrived, desperate plant by a network executive, frantic to make a heartwarming “based on a true story” show; and taking my cue from Elliott “stop asking me how to spell my name” Morgan’s (pictured below) tone, I’m going to stick to my guns and explain how poorly this situation is going to end. In the form of a television pitch:
Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge and all-around royal hottie, is totally preggers now. Good job, Wills! So in honor of that, I’m pulling up a bunch of photos of Kate looking hotter than anyone on Maxim. And possibly just some hot British women. I’m going to play this by ear.