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

:flash: Warren Ellis to write weekly SL column for Reuters – “As a writer who deals with both the strangeness of people and the state of the future, Second Life is like a lab for me.”

:flash: GALLO OFF-LINE OVER SEX ADS – “They are really fascists. They should breathe some death gas or something,” says gallo to paypal after they blocked his service selling sperm and sexual favors online …

:flash: 23C3: Who can you trust? – the CCC schedule looks mighty tempting again … regine will blog it.

:flash: Investor acquires stake in Swisscom start-up company coComment – Japanese venture capital company Netage Capital Partners, Inc. is to invest in the new Web service start-up company coComment.

:flash: La Wii, la manette du pouvoir – wii, how it works and who invented it (the swiss! or rather, a swiss company based in milano…) [french]

:flash: Come to Chechnya, it’s really dangerous – “It is like Switzerland, only without the roads.” [thx michael]

:flash: what you need to make it – amazing artshow in amsterdam shwoing the steps artists take to create art. in short, art is always citation. flickr set.

:flash: 100 Funniest Jokes of All Time – “compiled by Don Steinberg for GQ”. naja

:flash: Robots could demand legal rights – “Robots could one day demand the same citizen’s rights as humans, according to a study by the British government.” true. and they should.

:flash: solar film bikini – “A solar film bikini that charges your iPod! (With a USB connection!)”

:flash: TIME Magazine: Person of the Year – the time magazine person of the year is You. who Me? yes You. and Me too. i guess you, yes you, had to be there; i just loved how jon stewart made fun of this. daily show 18.12.2006.

:flash: Bebo – forget schmyspace, here’s bebo.

:flash: MacBook Murder – “After 6 months of this crap, In a fit of rage I did this to it. The rage was probably caused by the crazy amounts of drugs I am on for Lupus at the moment.”

:flash: I heard you, Malachi – website dedicated to malachi richter, the guy who commit suicide as a political protest against the war in iraq. here’s the family’s statement.

:flash: The Companions of Saint Nicholas – meet schmutzli and other santa compagnions.

:flash: LoopRumors – iPhone images leaked?

:flash: Crowds roll up for a Banksy – “Hundreds of art lovers queued overnight to be the first to buy limited-edition prints by street artist Banksy. […] A total of 1,000 limitededition prints were up for grabs – with all proceeds going to charity.”

:flash: BBC moves to file-sharing sites – “Hundreds of episodes of BBC programmes will be made available on a file-sharing network for the first time, the corporation has announced.” beeb goes bittorrent

:flash: Pluggd: A Google for Podcasts – “Pluggd has found a way to index podcasts, talk shows and other spoken-word content. The company’s service then allows users to search the audio files for specific words.”

:flash: Support the Commons | Creative Commons – still 2 weeks to go on this years fundraiser.

:flash: War on Terror, the board game – “A quality boardgame for 2 – 6 players, lovingly illustrated and politically correct (in a very literal sense). Playing it will bring out the nastiest, greediest, darkest, most paranoid aspects of your character. It’s all great family fun.” [via bb]

:flash: Is Apple trying to trick iPod users? – “Apple reversed the colors of standard AV cables so that people who try to hook their iPods up to a TV using a non-Apple cable assume it won’t work” lawl teh lamest = apple.

:flash: spam is the devil! – we suspected it all along, but luci has finally found proof.

:flash: Hug my Mac green! – greenpeace hug your mac green campaign.

end of year crap

:flash: Paper Thin Walls :: 2006 Mixtape – “We asked more than 30 of our favorite music writers to pick just one song that sums up 2006. Our list is not ranked, not very scientific and not exhaustive at all. But every song on it is a number one to somebody.”

:flash: The Top Ten Stories You Missed in 2006 – “You saw the stories that dominated the headlines in 2006: the war in Iraq, North Korea’s nuclear tests, and the U.S. midterm elections. But what about the news that remained under the radar?”

:flash: 99 strange photos of 2006 – and their explanation [via digg]

videos

:flash: jack kerouac and steve allen Video – jack kerouac is so cute in his shyness.

:flash: bush and blair singing a xmas carol – “you are pumm-ing when you are not suppossed to …”

:flash: Vaseline Intensive Rescue – “When a mass of sensitive bodies becomes beautiful poetry in motion !” lol a commercial for vaseline

:flash: Lorie Vs Cannibal Corpse – nice editing job [thx klav]

:flash: Weebl and Bob – Christmas 4 – happy xmas from weebl and bob. at least they will get pie…

:flash: bush and blair kiss – bush and blair new years adress viral for grassroots.org charity.

sound

:flash: Phonoanomalies For Hi-Fi Bugs – a compilation featuring the World’s Greatest Elk Caller and other goodies.

:flash: murlocaggro.mp3 (audio/mpeg Object) – that cult murloc sound from WoW and a murloc game that i found while trying to find a murloc ringtone … don’t ask. must have murloc ringtone.

:flash: DJ for Dummies – and soon to be released: dummies book making for dummies [via beatmixed]

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