Offbeat roundup (August 12, 2009)

Largest free floating bubble in the worldOffbeat snippets from other sources…

Cats use “soliciting purrs” to manipulate their owners in order to get attention and food [BBC]

Graphene – World’s thinnest material [Geekologie]

Japan – Manga sketch auctioned for USD14,100 [Animenewsnetwork]

Largest free floating bubble created (pic) [Dailymail]

Seriously? 100 essential skills for geeks [Geekdad]

USA – Jobless graduate sues college [NYpost]

USA – Man blamed cat for downloading child p0rn [Guardian]

Vietnam – World’s biggest cave found [Nationalgeographic]

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