Mirman placed the full-page advertisement (excerpted above) in the New York Press and Greenpoint Gazette this week, comparing his cable provider unfavorably to Jeffrey Dahmer and wishing its executives an abundance of plagues. Will it solve anything? Of course not! But it sure is cathartic.
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Maybe you saw the Tony Hawk of surfing upload a video of a perfect man-made wave back in December. According to Bloomberg, Kelly Slater is trying to sell flawless artificial barrels to the world for somewhere between $US2 and $US20 million ($2.7 and $27.8 million) a pop, which is a bargain considering the R&D that went into making something like this work.
If you're hard up and in the market for a tablet-come-laptop, you might be interested in the latest additions to Acer's Switch range. 10-inch tablets with plug-in keyboards that are pretty damn cheap.