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GeekSpeak for 2012-02-04

Spider silk, the french attack Google, Our Moon, Ubusoft Dow, 100 year old gamer, and much more. The geek news with Miles, Ben, and Jordan.


ME
Spider Silk!

1 Million Spiders Make Golden Silk for Rare Cloth.

ME
Ubisoft Broken

Ubisoft Games Won’t Work Next Week.

ME
3D Prints for Her

83 year-old woman got 3D printed mandible.

JH
Android Users Have more Fun

Android users more likely to have sex on the first date. More on [msnbc|http://digitallife.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/02/01/10288071-matchcom-user-survey-android-users-more-likely-to-have-sex-on-first-date?chromedomain=technolog]

JH
French Court and Google

French Court fines Google for giving away mapping technology

JH
Oldest Gamer

The Sun crowns Britain’s oldest gamer, a 100 year old woman who uses a DS to keep her mind active.

BJ
MoonKAM Program for Middle-Schoolers

GRAIL MoonKAM will allow classrooms to request pictures of the lunar surface from cameras on the twin satellites. As we count down to the MoonKAM mission, we will be adding exciting features and resources to this site, including student activities, teacher guides, and more.

BJ
Far side of the moon

A gravity-mapping spacecraft orbiting the moon has beamed home its first video of the lunar far side — a view people on Earth never see.

BJ
Angry Birds on piracy

“We could learn a lot from the music industry, and the rather terrible ways the music industry has tried to combat piracy.”

BJ
Spiders and their webs

A new analysis reveals the intricacies of spider web design, showing how the unique properties of its silk turn webs into flexible yet strong traps.