This week's most popular Diggs: why geeks hate IE, Apple killed the CD, how to pet a cat
Tuesday 26 October 2010
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on October 26.
1. Why Do So Many Geeks Hate Internet Explorer? - an article on howtogeek.com that explains why "geeks" don't like Internet Explorer.
2. Yep, Apple Killed The CD Today - an article on TechCrunch.com about Apple replacing the newly released MacBook Air's re-install OS X software CD with a super-slim USB stick.
3. How to pet a kitty - The Oatmeal - an infographic on theoatmeal.com that provides examples of how to correctly pet a cat.
4. 5 Things You Won't Believe Aren't In the Bible - an article on cracked.com that reveals there is no mention of angels as we know them today, a red horned devil with a pitchfork and goat legs, or the Holy Grail in the bible.
5. Student Hides Rick Astley's Song In College Paper - an article and video on Gizmodo.com about a student that spent five hours formatting his computer science paper to include the lyrics to Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up."
Life & Style blogs
Alexander McQueen at auction: What makes a really great piece of fashion?
A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
No female ejaculation, please, we’re British: a history of porn and censorship
Stressed nurses are 'forced to choose between health of patients and their own'
Pornhub: Kim Kardashian's sex tape is the most-watched porn video of all-time
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits record low as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
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