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Truth, Jawlines And The American Way: The Changing Face Of Superman : Monkey See : NPR

Key aspects of his visage haven’t changed at all: The strong jaw, the defined cheekbones, the cleft chin. The hair, so impossibly black that early colorists had to throw in blue highlights to keep the printing processes of the day from making it look like an inky smudge, a bug squashed between the pages. And whether he grows it short, long or achy-breaky (oh, you’ll see), one thing about his hairstyle remains constant: that single S-curl descending from his hairline like the tail of a lemur.

via Truth, Jawlines And The American Way: The Changing Face Of Superman : Monkey See : NPR.

Why Siri Can’t Find Abortion Clinics & How It’s Not An Apple Conspiracy

Siri’s not finding abortion clinics because Planned Parenthood and other places that perform abortions don’t call themselves that, not in their names, nor have they been associated with a category for that. That’s the best guess I have in this.

via Why Siri Can’t Find Abortion Clinics & How It’s Not An Apple Conspiracy.

RIM BlackBerry services open up to iOS, Android | Mobile – CNET News

RIM is getting in to the MDM game. Or more accurately, it started the game, and now it’s using its existing technology to cover phones people actually want and use.

RIM is taking advantage of one of its core assets: the strength of its BlackBerry Enterprise Server. For all of the knocks that its phones receive, its BlackBerry service remains the most efficient at delivering e-mails in a secure and speedy manner. That’s particularly important with as employee-owned phones increasingly run confidential corporate applications and data.via RIM BlackBerry services open up to iOS, Android | Mobile – CNET News.

So How Does Apple Know You’re in the Store?

Employees armed with iPod touches get notified when customers enter the stores with their location-aware iPhones (for services like in-store pickup or an appointment), or when customers request help using in-store iPads. All the employee has to do is select a customer in a queue, get their position on an in-store map, and voilà! An an employee walks up to the customer and assists them.

Very cool or very creepy, depending on your point of view.via So How Does Apple Know You’re in the Store?.

The Block winner tops 2011 :TV Tonight

1 THE BLOCK -WINNER ANNOUNCED Network 9 0:07:06 3,370,000 1,052,000 1,102,000 618,000 314,000 284,0002 AUSTRALIA’S GOT TALENT-THE WINNER ANNOUNCED Network 7 0:10:06 2,980,000 914,000 928,000 510,000 327,000 301,0003 UNDERBELLY: RAZOR -EP1 Network 9 1:01:21 2,794,000 988,000 815,000 491,000 232,000 266,0004 MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA – THE WINNER ANNOUNCED Network TEN 0:16:00 2,745,000 798,000 912,000 428,000 273,000 334,0005 THE BLOCK -AUCTION Network 9 0:45:50 2,736,000 836,000 893,000 516,000 255,000 236,0006 THE 2011 MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL: MELBOURNE CUP-THE RACE Network 7 0:06:05 2,667,000 616,000 1,343,000 396,000 127,000 185,0007 TEN’S AFL FINALS 2011: GRAND FINAL COLLINGWOOD V GEELONG Network TEN 3:02:30 2,641,000 263,000 1,389,000 320,000 302,000 368,0008 STATE OF ORIGIN RUGBY LEAGUE QLD V NSW 3RD – MATCH Network 9 1:50:58 2,492,000 1,086,000 340,000 919,000 68,000 78,0009 MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA – FINALE NIGHT Network TEN 1:01:34 2,402,000 712,000 806,000 373,000 241,000 269,00010 UNDERBELLY: RAZOR -EP2 Network 9 1:01:16 2,352,000 817,000 681,000 418,000 202,000 234,00011 THE BLOCK -GRAND FINAL Network 9 1:07:10 2,309,000 715,000 738,000 463,000 206,000 186,00012 STATE OF ORIGIN RUGBY LEAGUE QLD V NSW 1ST – MATCH Network 9 1:41:24 2,245,000 1,065,000 298,000 823,000 31,000 28,00013 RUGBY LEAGUE GRAND FINAL Network 9 1:51:01 2,172,000 1,093,000 362,000 569,000 54,000 94,00014 STATE OF ORIGIN RUGBY LEAGUE NSW V QLD 2ND – MATCH Network 9 1:44:00 2,165,000 1,022,000 291,000 776,000 40,000 36,00015 MY KITCHEN RULES-WINNER ANNOUNCED Network 7 0:10:00 2,127,000 547,000 719,000 366,000 232,000 264,00016 THE X FACTOR – THE WINNER ANNOUNCED Network 7 0:08:00 2,026,000 625,000 581,000 340,000 248,000 231,00017 THE 2011 MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL: MELBOURNE CUP-RACE PRESENTATIO Network 7 0:33:27 1,967,000 382,000 1,054,000 295,000 98,000 138,00018 AUSTRALIA’S GOT TALENT-TUE Network 7 1:34:32 1,936,000 558,000 589,000 346,000 221,000 222,00019 THE 2011 GRAND FINAL PRE GAME Network TEN 0:20:58 1,914,000 139,000 1,095,000 226,000 199,000 255,00020 DOWNTON ABBEY Network 7 1:11:48 1,906,000 496,000 619,000 349,000 205,000 236,000

via The Block winner tops 2011 :TV Tonight.Of the top 20 shows on Australian TV this year, I watched 4. The AFL Grand Final, The Melbourne Cup, and the first two episodes of Underbelly : Razor. Of those four, I watched the two sporting events live in a pub, and downloaded the two Underbelly episodes, so even if I did have a ratings box in my house, all four wouldn’t have been counted.There’s no point to this post, I just find it fascinating.