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

:flash: Monkey Bites – “AllofMP3 continues to claim that the site is legal under Russian law.”

:flash: Wired News: 2006: The Year in Games – “Amid all the commotion, it’s easy to forget that 2006 was a year of high-quality games. Hard-core gamers, casual players and people who’ve never picked up a joystick in their lives — there was something for everyone.”

:flash: The Frosty Mug Revolution: Genius Grant Please, or The NSFW HTML Attribute – “I am now proposing a new attribute: rel=”nsfw” NSFW is an abbreviation often used to indicate that content is “not safe for work.” This new attribute should be applied to tags to indicate that the content is potentially “not safe for work.””

:flash: joi ito’s WoW talk 23C3 – reading regine’s notes is like being there.

:flash: Google “disappears” sex blogs? Something’s broken. – “Popular “indie” blogs that deal with nonfiction sex ed or indie alt-erotica fare (Tiny Nibbles, Comstock Films, ErosBlog, and others) have suddenly vanished to much lower ranking in relevant search results” and a few days later its all fixed and forgotten.

:flash: Best of Casual Gameplay 2006 – vote for your favorite online game while playing them. i discovered and loved the point’n’click game gateway and the puzzle game warp forest. [via waxy]

:flash: Mark
Allen’s Renewable, Cross-Referenced, Self-Mutating Top Ten List of the
Most Popular Top Ten Lists of the Top Ten Best Top Tens of 2006 and
Beyond Swirling Forever Into an Infinite Black Hole
– brilliant. geeky. pretty.

:flash: “I’m going away tonight”, RIP James Brown – as usual with all things music you can trust the wfmu blog to have the best coverage on james brown’s tragic death.

:flash: Baptiste Buonomo’s Incredible Short – “Virus” – “it looks as if it is painted frame by frame, directly on the walls, and done illegally in the middle of the night.” my jaws have dropped and they still refuse to close.

:flash: Get organized and stay organized: Backpack – online to do lists. [via habi]

:flash: Optimized Firefox for G5 and Intel Macs: BeatnikPad Journal – offers a much needed firefox speed improvement on os x.

:flash: jeu_chiant.swf – “jeu chiant qui utilise deux parties de ton cervau”. this game is surprisingly hard.

:flash: Why Encrypting BitTorrent Traffic Is Good at Torrentfreak – “Wired News writer Michael Galore explains in a recent post that encrypting BitTorrent traffic is bad. But is this really the case?”

:flash: Can This Fruit Be Saved? – “The banana as we know it is on a crash course toward extinction. For scientists, the battle to resuscitate the world’s favorite fruit has begun—a race against time that just may be too late to win”. oh noes. me likee banana.

:flash: 2006: MPAA vs. BitTorrent Sites at Torrentfreak – “We’ve seen several confrontations between the MPAA and some of the bigger BitTorrent sites this year. Here’s a roundup of some the most memorable events.”

:flash: Blogger machen Schleichwerbung und verlieren damit ihre Unschuld – “Auch in der Schweizer Blogosphäre lassen sich Autoren für Beiträge bezahlen und machen im Eigeninteresse Produktewerbung.” [german only]

:flash: Santa dies at children’s party – “Children watched in horror as a Santa Claus collapsed and died as he handed out presents at a Christmas party on Sunday.” [via missie w. who as usual has the best bad taste xmas link list]

:flash: crazynativity02 on Flickr – Photo Sharing! – bizarre nativity from florida.

:flash: Book: Audio-Visual Art and VJ Culture – regine reviews this interesting looking book on VJ culture.

:flash: db-db™ loves you! – “Over the past eight months, our crew is working days and nights to develop a new system for creating webpages online. Now, the development of the new db-db has come to a point that we would like the privileged you to have a try.” i am not sure if i like this flash based blogging thing, but the db-db trademark nekkid men crawling all over the page are cute as always.

:flash: Mario Botta Architetto – the model of botta’s church in torino. and some photos of the finished project on flickr

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