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Submission + - First 3G call at the top of Mount Everest (

tekgoblin writes: "Kenton Cool, the English mountaineer wanted to prove that 3G radios still work in some of the highest places on earth. This is Kenton's 9th trip to the top of Mount Everest and he brought with him a Samsung Galaxy S II. Sponsored by Samsung he climbed the 29,029 feet to the top of the Mountain and made a tweet and a phone call with the phone."

Submission + - Gitionary: the party game for compsci nerds (

An anonymous reader writes: For a recent revision control-themed party, some MIT students created Gitionary: a Pictionary party game for git commands. They even published a deck with porcelain (easy) and plumbing (insanely hard) levels so we can all partake in this delightful git nerdery.

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