ruff linkage . 200741

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

LOLcats 2nd Gen

:flash: lolcats the musical – midi music from hell and bad jokes, just as we love it.

:flash: LOLCat Bible Translation Project – “This is a new translation wiki to get the entire Bible translated into kitty pidgin (the language of lolcats). I saw a link to a picture with this done to Genesis and thought, “Why not the whole damned book?”

BD – the good news or the bad news first?

:flash: Fimo Free Font – “BD Fimo for “Free Font Friends” downloadable on Typedifferent.com”

:flash: Nike Buro Destruct Hoodie – outch, my friends at BD can be real pleased with themselves – some of them proud fathers of beautiful children themselves – to now work with a company that practices child labor. and yes, this is irony.

online video killed the … (what was before?)

:flash: Mel Blanc on Latenight circa 1981 – Mel Bland did the voice overs for many well known cartoon characters.

:flash: Blog Action Day 2007 Video 2 – “What would happen if every blog published on the same topic on the same day? Blog Action Day aims to find out. On October 15 2007, bloggers around the world unite for one day to change the conversation.”

:flash: World of Warcraft …wha huh? – not sure, a wow machinima toyota ad? hmmm… they made one big mistake to chose alliance chars, no horde player will ever drive one now…

schmooze

:flash: apple class action – “The suit asks for compensatory damages of $200 million, which are trebled according to law to $600 million.” the guy who launched this class action suit says, it hurts him having to sue the company, who’s products he loved since third grade, but it had to be done.

:flash: Sailing To A New Island With The Pirate Bay – “Being in The Pirate Bay team means you have a very busy life. Running the world’s largest tracker and dealing with raids and court cases leaves little time for anything else. But as usual, the Pirate Bay guys still make the time to update their fans on their plans to buy an island.”

:flash: fer you – “a social network for two :: a little song sketch i wrote today” ze frank is supah.

:flash: Cheat DVD Regional Encoding – “You might think a DVD is just a DVD, and that it will play in any DVD player. Unfortunately, you’re wrong. The film industry has segregated the world into seven “regions,” and DVDs are generally encoded for playback in only one region.”

:flash: Art lovers fall victim to Doris’s crack – We saw the first poor victim, a young woman who went into it with both feet up to just below her knees. She had to be dragged out by her friends”.

:flash: Al-Qaeda “Intranet” Goes Dark After Leak – “For years, the private terror-hunters at the SITE Institute have been infiltrating jihadist chat rooms, and spying on the extremists congregating online. Now, the group its digital cover has been blown — and Al-Qaeda online communications channels have gone dark — thanks to a ham-handed move by the Bush administration, it seems.”

:flash: Practical Values: Hard to Break – “I’ve spent the past several years following the steady stream of research into the disturbing effects of the chemicals that leach into our bodies from everyday plastic objects.” more plastic bashing.

:flash: nin.com – big news – “Hello everyone. I’ve waited a LONG time to be able to make the following announcement: as of right now Nine Inch Nails is a totally free agent, free of any recording contract with any label.” and Madonna also ditched her contract with a major? is there a pattern emerging?

:flash: What is Government’s Role? – “This sign is from the city of Vancouver in British Columbia and it’s purpose is to inform motorists that letting their cars idle is against the law and punishable by a fine of $50 to $100.”

:flash: The Complete Beatles in One Hour – “All The Beatles UK LP releases compressed at 800% into a one-hour MP3.”

:flash: Arse Elektronika 2007: F**king Robots – “NSFW. It includes naughty words and explicitly sexual interaction between a robot and a human. Click more if you’re okay with that.”

:flash: Andres Serrano – Vandalism – “A grainy video of four masked vandals running through an art gallery in Sweden, smashing sexually explicit photographs with crowbars and axes to the strain of thundering death-metal music, was posted on YouTube Friday night.”

:flash: Iranian-Born German Soccer Star Boycotts Israel Game – “The tensions in the Middle East seem to have influenced the decision of Iranian-born German international soccer player Ashkan Dejagah’s decision not to travel with the national Under-21 squad for a match in Israel.”

:flash: Boy in court on terror charges – “A British teenager who is accused of possessing material for terrorist purposes has appeared in court. The 17-year-old, who was arrested in the Dewsbury area of West Yorkshire on Monday, had a copy of the “Anarchists’ Cookbook”, containing instructions on how to make home-made explosives.”

:flash: GamerNode: Industry Video Game News – BBFC rejects revised Manhunt 2 – “Just when we thought the Manhunt 2 drama was over, the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has refused to rate the game yet again.”

swiss/german focus

:flash: Dank Wodka-Infusion am Leben geblieben – “Australische Ärzte haben einem italienischen Touristen mit intravenös zugeführtem Wodka das Leben gerettet. ”

:flash: 20 Jahre reitschule bern
“Dann bist herzlich eingeladen ans grosse Ehemaligentreffen und Apèro für ehemalige und aktive ReitschülerInnen.”

:flash: Länderspiel-Absage: Wenn das Private politisch wird – “Der Skandal ist perfekt, Israel durch einen deutschen Auswahlspieler brüskiert. Doch die Absage – und das verleiht der Situation eine zutiefst schizophrene Note – formulierte Dejagah nicht als Deutscher. Er tat es als Iraner, der die antisemitische Staatsdoktrin befolgte, die den Bürgern die Anerkennung Israels verbietet.”

:flash: :: G A M E H O T E L :: – “The legendary GAMEHOTEL SHOW presents some of the world’s hottest game designers” friday 19. saturday 20. october 2007 in zurich.

:flash: :: AGENT-PROVOCATEUR :: – “agent-provocateur.ch lädt FilmemacherInnen, AutorInnen, KünstlerInnen, PhilosophInnen und andere Angsthasen dazu ein, ihre Kommentare zum Thema «Angst» in einen Kürzestfilm von höchstens 30 Sekunden Länge zu packen.”

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