Since blogging and RSS readers and all the rest came along, I've found myself reading slashdot less and less (their commenters are just as unintentially hilarious as ever, however)
But, I do cast an eye over their feed from time to time.
Here are some of the stories that caught my eye....
GUIs through history
How to stop google spying on you
Contagious cancer in dogs.. Wow... a 250-year-old cloned cancer cell.