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July 28th, 2011 by in Images, Links

5 Projects You Won’t Believe the US Government Is Working On[Cracked]

20 Of Rap’s Best Comeback Albums [The Smoking Section]

The Renaissance Player Meme Has Arrived, M’Lady – [Slackatory]

10 Non–Rock Stars Who Died at the Tragically Young Age of 27 – [Mental Floss]

Scotland Yard Arrests Key LulzSec Member “Topiary”Or Did They?[Geeks]

DailyTech is reporting that there’s plenty of evidence pointing to the possibility that the 19-year-old suspect in custody is a troll framed to take the fall for the real Topiary, who remains at large in Sweden.

Supposed LulzSec dox released last month list Topiary as Daniel Sandberg of Sweden (pictured above in an Anonymous press interview), and a chatlog released by hacker (and sometimes-rival of LulzSec) th3j35t3r (“The Jester”) appears to reveal that Sandberg stole the “Topiary” identity from “a troll” last December in an effort to misdirect law enforcement.

TeenNick Finds Success in the Nostalgic ’90s [NY Times]

Viacom’s research appears to have been proved right: twenty-somethings dowant their old Nickelodeon shows back.

The first day of the company’s rebroadcast of 1990s shows on TeenNick doubled the channel’s prior ratings in the midnight to 2 a.m. time slot, Nickelodeon said Wednesday. It credited widespread chatter on social media Web sites with the ratings bounce.

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