20 of the weirdest, wackiest and stupidest sci/tech stories of 2011 (so far!)

From IT geeks winning millions to Google mush-brain syndrome, 2011 is shaping up to be one wacky year
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This year is shaping up to be one of the weirdest and wackiest in recent memory. We have everything from U.S. intelligence agencies looking to collect the world's metaphors in a database, cool food porn from none other than an ex-Microsoft exec and a vengeful programmer. With the year half over we take a look at some of the stories that have caused us a double take so far in 2011.

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