Now onto the links:
It's a podcast. No, it's a video. You're both right.
TWiT (This Week in Technology) - if you are interested in the latest personal technology, but can't stomach the countless hours of reading geeky-fanboy gadget blogs, then TWiT has what you need. Leo Laporte moderates a weekly panel dissecting the latest news from the world of tech in his entertaining, irreverent, every-man style. TWiT has blossomed to include an entire network of technology focused shows. I recommend the original, TWiT, and This Week in Google, which is a good review of internet and cloud-based services.
For the science and nature minded:
- NASA has some excellent video podcasts, Hubblecast and Universe to name two
- Dive Film HD never fails to deliver stunning underwater footage
Evidence indicating that the Higgs boson does exist may (or may not?) have finally been found at the Large Hadron Collider experiment. Why is this cool, you ask? The Higgs boson is the fundamental particle of mass in the universe, and tends to confirm the Standard Model of the Univer...HEY! Stop snoring! Fine. Moving on.
Neutron detectors at the South Pole could potentially predict solar storms...ok, ok I'll leave the quantum physics stories alone for now. It's Friday. Enjoy your weekend.