How much does it cost Bruce Wayne to be Batman? We’ve got details, down to Alfred’s salary. Plus, the passing of a NASA astronaut that broke barriers back in the 1980′s, our Olympic-themed mobile app of the week and much more.
Mobile App of the Week:
- NBC Olympics mobile apps for iOS and Android will provide you access to medal counts, results, photos, videos and TV listings.
- Sad news as the 1st American female astronaut, Sally Ride, passed away this week at the age of 61 of pancreatic cancer.
- The Dark Knight Rises ruled at the box office in its opening weekend. But Bruce Wayne needs that money, because it costs a lot to actually be Batman.
- How do you stack up in the nationwide Broadband usage report?
- What was your favorite car audio tech ?
- High-res maps available at Bing
This Week in Nerd History:
- July 24, 1897 – Amelia Earhart is born.
- July 24, 1911 – Hiram Bingham announced the discovery of Machu Picchu
- July 29, 1958 - NASA established