Sunday, February 05, 2012

Daily Blend: Sunday, February 05, 2012

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Saeed Malekpour
Saeed Malekpour
  • 1) Canadian-born man develops photo uploading software. 2) Porn site uses said software without man’s knowledge. 3) Iran accuses man of making porn sites and sentences him to death. 4) Iran court quashes execution after human rights outrage. 5) Iranian supreme court reinstates death sentence.
    (via The Agitator)

  • War on Terror arrives in Canada: Québec Muslim accused of terrorism after encouraging work colleagues to “blow away” the competition.
    (via @radleybalko)

  • I somehow neglected to link to this lengthy, detailed and utterly heartbreaking exposé on the war waged by Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) district of Anoka, MN against gay teens, who are killing themselves in droves amidst endless fundagelical-fueled homophobia.

  • Money-charging French mapmaker has court fine Google for “anti-competitive” Google Maps (ie. because it’s free).
    (via The Agitator)

  • Awesomely awesome interactive map of the entire known universe. (Includes Minecraft for extra geek cred.)
    (via @jooon)

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.