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[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]

:flash: Rebooting the Ecosystem – “Repeat after me: We humans have screwed up our planet. Feels better, doesn’t it? Now that we’ve accepted this reality, at least we don’t have to argue about it anymore.”

:flash: Colombia’s Energy Drink: Putting the Coca Back in Cola – “Coca products were taboo for a long time in Colombia. Now Colombians can purchase coca wine, coca tea and coca cookies. The newest product is called Coca-Sek, an energy drink that is fast developing an international reputation — much to the irritation of the Coca Cola company.” [via WMFU]

:flash: Flickr: Camera Finder – “These graphs show the number of Flickr members who have uploaded at least one photo with a particular camera on a given day over the last year.”

:flash: Daisy_mp3 – open source mp3 player? yup, coming right up

:flash: Win a Daisy MP3 Player Kit – find a definition for the we-make-money-not-art blog and win daisy, the open source mp3 player.

:flash: Lincoln West Studio, LLC – the maker of the pez mp3 player now has a blog and announces “version 2 of the PEZ MP3 player”.

:flash: Banksy – Disneyland. California. – banksy has posted a video documenting his disneyland/guantatamo stunt. [via woo]

:flash: A New Take on Net Neutrality – “Every Time You Vote against Net Neutrality, Your ISP Kills a Night Elf” – hell yes! but but but, it might also concern us orcs, tauren, undead and trolls …

:flash: KKKramer – kramer a racist? oh … my … gawd …

:flash: The Secret World of Lonelygirl – “Nobody seems to have noticed the faint pink quotation printed beneath the flower: “It is by believing in roses that one brings them to bloom.”

:flash: No Music Day – last week sometime was no music day … damn i forgot to observe it.

:flash: Line Rider Fun – Play the game and watch the best creations – “This website is dedicated to the coolest interactive game on the web.” [via ze]

:flash: How to Hack a Coke Machine – WikiHow – “This is something that almost no one ever notices, every coke machine with a LED screen is hackable.” [via stillalive]

:flash: Modern Day Robin Hood – cash hand outs [via stillalive]

:flash: Lyrics Celebrating Bank Merger Impress Only Copyright Lawyer – “A video of two Bank of America employees singing a version of U2’s “One” to commemorate their company’s acquisition of MBNA recently made the rounds of the blogs, prompting amusement and some ridicule from online viewers.”

:flash: One Bank…One Love – “For a darker reading of the BoA song, I recommend reading the lyrics side-by-side with U2’s, which helps bring out some of the subtext. Comparison after the jump.”

:flash: Loose Change Website – Version 2.0 – “The central premise of Loose Change is that the United States Government was, at the very least, criminally negligent in allowing the attacks of September 11th, 2001 to occur.”

:flash: universal sues myspace – “Universal Music Group, the largest music company in the world, has made good on CEO Doug Morris’s threat to sue MySpace, filing a lawsuit against the site today”

:flash: we will be vegetarians – “The entire world’s population will be vegetarian within the next 50 years, according to an article in New Scientist magazine.”

german/swiss

:flash: interview with GRRRR – interview with swiss artist Ingo Giezendanner alias GRRRR. i like this guys attitude, not soooo sure about his art. [in german]

:flash: interview with martin heller – interview with martin heller on mediaart and his project agentprovocateur.ch [in german]

:flash: Mehr Mut zum Risiko, liebe NZZ! – “Oder weshalb werde ich immer noch nicht täglich per E-Mail mit einer Liste der im Blatt erscheinenden Kommentare versorgt – mit Links zu den jeweiligen Texten, selbstverständlich?”

:flash: de:bug home style – DEBUG LESERPOLL 2006.

plastic

:flash: Choosing Good Plastics – “Almost everything you buy these days is injection-molded out of plastic. That’s because plastic is amazingly useful. It’s not going to go away.”

:flash: Plastics – “Plastics also can be custom-designed for innumerable uses, including polyethylene terephthalate for soda bottles, high-density polyethylene for milk bottles, polypropylene for ketchup bottles, expandable polystyrene for egg crates, low-density polyethyle…”

:flash: History of Plastics – “One can go as far back as the Old Testament to find references about natural materials used as fillers, adhesives, coatings, and the like. These materials were the precursors of modern plastic materials.”

:flash: Agile new plastics change shape with heat – “invented a class of materials so remarkable for their agility in changing shape as they react to heat, they might be described as acrobatic plastics.”

:flash: ElectroPlastique 1, Territoires Electroniques – “How pleasant to be soothed by some good-old-fashioned emergent software art! Check out these goodies: this guy knows what he’s doing. Probably requires some nonhuman, emergent art critic to do his work proper justice. (Bruce Sterling, Beyond the Beyond”)

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