Simpsons fans in Los Angeles are meeting up today to kick off the Ultimate Fan Marathon Challenge in an effort to beat the world record for consecutive TV watching currently set at 86 hours, 6 minutes, and 41 seconds. On today's show, we'll discuss the challenge and propose one of our own that may be a little more difficult to achieve.
Lady Gaga is back in the news with the emergence of a new social media site for her fans called LittleMonsters.com. It's the first site that runs under Backplane, a portal for interest groups backed by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt that combines elements of Reddit, Pinterest, and Google+, but some critics argue that the site is a ripoff.
We'll dive into this story and more on today's episode!
The 404 Digest for Episode 989
- Lady Gaga's gift to fans: The LittleMonsters.com social network.
- Celebrate 500 episodes of The Simpsons with world-record-breaking TV-watching marathon.
- HUD Google Glasses are real and they are coming soon.
- An 83 year-old woman gets 3D-printed jaw.
- First downloaded and 3D-printed Pirate Bay ship arrives.
- Bathroom break video 1: iPhone survives 82 mph slapshot.
- Bathroom break video 2: A Penguin Classic.
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