So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.
Transformers-Themed Cupcakes: Exactly What Meets the Eye
Not a gadget. Barely food. But the puns, my god, the puns! [Topless Robot]
Eel Swims Up 56-Year Old Man's Urethra
Not a gadget. Not food. But the pain, my god, the pain! [MetroUK]
Limewire Still Gets 1.1 Million Unique Visitors/Month Despite Not Being a Website
If you've tried to visit limewire.com any time in the last forever, you've been greeted with nothing but a court order notice and hints of a cartoon. And yet! The site still pulls down more uniques than a lot of professional-type blogs. Joke's on... everybody? [GigaOm]
This Robot Is Going to Run a Triathlon Very, Very Slowly
Panasonic's adorable-ish Evolta robot is expected to swim, bike, and run its way through the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon in approximately 168 hours, which way way longer than a normal human athlete could, but still better than the certain death that many miles of consecutive exercise would mean for the rest of us. [Mashable]
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