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The Drill Down 516: It’s a Dog-Clone-Dog World
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Drill Down

On this week’s The Drill Down podcast, tech IPOs, Harley Davidson goes electric, Amazon rings our bell, Russia hacks the Olympics, all the best from Mobile World Congress, cloned pets! … and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 514: With A Little Help From My Friends
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Drill Down 514

On this week’s The Drill Down podcast, Amazon wants to undercut UPS, Facebook uses tech to guess your social class, Google comes back to Nest, the most complex drone display ever, robots that open doors … and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 440: Hello Neighbor!
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The Drill Down 440

On this week’s Drill Down podcast, autonomous Ubers invade Pittsburgh, Nougat is here, Russian hackers hit the New York Times, Mario warps down to Rio, and another Earth may be closer than we thought …and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 438: 2016 Rio Olympics – Without the Sidelines, There Is No Court
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2016 Rio Olympics

This week’s The Drill Down podcast… 2016 Rio Olympics – the Olympic hashtag you’re not supposed to use, when is a gun not a gun?, Who’s riding shotgun with Carpool Karaoke? Hulu says ‘Aloha’ to free streaming, You won’t believe how Facebook tweaked their algorithm … and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 313: The Brief Rise and Fall of Flappy Bird
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Flappy Bird Get Ready Game Over

This week, Sony ditches the PC market, Comcast buys Time Warner Cable, Amazon’s ready to play games, GoPro goes for IPO, Google shows their true colors, Flappy Bird gets its wings clipped, and more…

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The Drill Down 312: Delicious, Creamy Sochi
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Sochi Problems

This week, Microsoft has a new CEO, Facebook turns ten and releases a new app, the NSA plays favorites with Yahoo, and journalists at the Winter Olympics in Sochi are getting insta-hacked.

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Watch Mary Poppins Defeat Lord Voldemort At The 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony
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Lord Voldemort At The London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

We’ve already seen Queen Elizabeth II & James Bond Parachute Into The Olympics Opening Ceremony today, and soon after, Mary Poppins defeated several villains in British literature, like Harry Potter‘s Lord Voldemort.

During the “Bedtime Story” segment of Danny Boyle‘s 3-hour spectacular Opening Ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics, popular British literary baddies like Cruella De Vil (101 Dalmatians), Captain Hook (Peter Pan), the Child Catcher (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), and the aforementioned He Who Must Not Be Named (although, oops, I did name him) invaded the dreams of sleeping boys and girls in hospital beds. Thankfully, the villains were ultimately defeated by Mary Poppins – actually, 30 of so of them, who come down on wires into Olympic Stadium, each holding the iconic Poppins umbrella.

Watch the entire “Bedtime Story” segment here below.

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Watch Queen Elizabeth II & James Bond Parachute Into The Olympics Opening Ceremony
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Watch Queen Elizabeth II and James Bond Parachute Into The Olympics Opening Ceremony

Queen Elizabeth II made a spectacular entrance into Olympic Stadium at the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics today when she parachuted out of a helicopter with James Bond.

No, not really, but yeah, kinda. You should watch for yourself in the video here below.

The Queen of England did star along with actor Daniel Craig as James Bond in a 3-minute film directed by Danny Boyle, who was the mastermind behind the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics. In the film, which is reportedly features the 86-year-old royal’s first on-screen performance, James Bond meets Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace where the two boarded a helicopter headed for Olympic Stadium. On their journey, they passed by the city’s popular landmarks, until finally hovering over the stadium, where they jump out wearing parachutes sporting the Union Jack.

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In Honor Of The 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony: Chariots Of Mordor
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Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers orc with torch

The Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics begins tonight, and from what we’ve heard, it will be quite the spectacle. Over the last 70 days, the Olympic Torch has been carried through 1,000 cities throughout the UK by 8,000 torchbearers, including some famous names like Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith, Harry Potter‘s Rupert Grint, Absolutely Fabulous stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, and Star Trek‘s Patrick Stewart.

Today, the Torch makes its final journey to Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony where its flame will light the Cauldron there, signifying the start of the Games. It’s something I’ve always look forward to watching, although ever since 2002, I’ve never thought of it the same way. Thanks to this little movie called Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, when I see the Torch Relay, I think of the orc with the torch. You know what I’m talking about – that lone Uruk-hai running with the torch to blow up the drain at the Battle of Helm’s Deep. Yeah, he’s the ultimate torchbearer!

I searched YouTube for the clip from the movie to show you what I mean and found something even better – a video of the scene in slow-motion set to the music of Chariots of Fire, called Chariots Of Mordor. Spot on! Watch it here below.

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Contest: NBC Olympics Prize Pack
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NBC Olympics London 2012 pin

Friday began the Summer 2012 Olympic Trials on NBC, with the 2012 Olympic Games in London set to begin on July 27. In conjunction with this major event we’re giving away an NBC Olympics Prize Pack to one lucky winner!

One (1) winner will receive the NBC Olympics Prize Pack:

  • One (1) 2012 Olympics NBC Duel Flags Pin
  • One (1) Trophy Cap
  • One (1) 2012 Olympics Team USA Backpack
  • One (1) ¾ Sleeve Raglan T-Shirt
  • One (1) Olympic Calendar

TO ENTER: There’s just two simple steps:

(1) Go LIKE Geeks of Doom on Facebook. If you’re not a Facebook user, alternately, you can subscribe to the Geeks of Doom email digest. Click here to sign up.

(2) Fill out the entry form here below and submit. (Form is here after the jump.)

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