[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]
take off panties and shirts as protest and such
:flash: Women’s panties threaten Burmese Junta – “The Burmese military is facing an unexpected threat from female opponents to its regime – a deluge of panties dispatched to the country’s embassies in a “culturally insulting gesture of protest” against its recent crackdown on protestors.”
:flash: No Shirts at Improv Everywhere – “For our latest mission, 111 men of all shapes and sizes shopped shirtless in the Abercrombie and Fitch store on 5th Avenue here in New York.”
:flash: Police: Pantless Man Claims Leprechaun Opened Door – “A man was caught Tuesday morning inside a car with his pants down. Leblanc told them he had done drugs and believed that a leprechaun had let him into the car.”
how to of the week
:flash: How To Wash Your Hands – “Which brings us back to the main point of this post: How to Wash Your Hands.”
online video killed the …
:flash: Absolutely Hilarious Bathroom Mirror Prank Video – “This prank is absolutely hilarious. Replace the mirror in a bathroom with a window pane, place a set of identical twins in identical rooms opposite each other and proceed to prank everyone who walks in.”
:flash: Bad day at work – “Bad day at work and you thought this was a kick back job.”
:flash: reboiled: a social network for two – that brilliant ze frank’s song now animated.
:flash: why P2P can be a hard habit to break – “Radiohead’s innovative digital distribution arrangement for their new album, In Rainbows, lets people pay whatever they want for the music, including nothing at all. Despite that, BitTorrent swapping of the album has been on the level of other major releases.”
:flash: Please Buy “In Rainbows” On CD. Please. – “Radiohead’s much-debated decision to let fans choose what they pay for its new album online is a promotional tactic to boost sales of compact discs, the band’s management said yesterday.”
:flash: Apple to open up iPhone software – “Apple boss Steve Jobs has said that outside developers will now be allowed to make add-on software for the iPhone.” is this just like he promised to make apple greener?
:flash: Mac OS X Leopard – 300+ New Features – the new OS comes with some impressive new gimmicks.
:flash: iPhone’s hazardous chemicals – “Scientific tests, arranged by Greenpeace, reveal that Apple’s iPhone contains hazardous chemicals. The tests uncovered two types of hazardous substances, some of which have already been eliminated by other mobile phone makers.”
schmooze and abuse
:flash: A Bona Fide Stephen Colbert Presidential Candidacy Might Be a Bona Fide Violation of Federal Law – “does he know that if he succeeds in using his show to help him score a slot on South Carolina ballots as a bona fide 2008 contender, he’ll also violate federal campaign law?” Colbert for President!
:flash: Cubicle Freakout – Vent your office stress – frenetic cubicle game, i was told to: “take the rest of the day off. the internet told you so”. ok then… that’s ofc what i like to hear.
:flash: A Times Square Pedestrian arrested for standing around – “observed defendant along with a number of other individuals standing around” on a public sidewalk in June 2004. Mr. Jones was “not moving, and that as a result of defendants’ behavior, numerous pedestrians in the area had to walk around defendant”. soon: minimal speed limits while walking in crowded areas.
:flash: Viacom opens up Daily Show archive – “Viacom has put online the entire eight year archive of its top rating comedy series, Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a move which will be closely watched by all the major networks, advertisers, telcos and the burgeoning new media video industry.” the battle is on.
:flash: Phone Fingers – “Our Phone Fingers are made for iPhone’s touch screen to prevent smudges and fingerprints. With the Phone Fingers you won’t have to clean your touch screen all the time and it’s an eye catcher too.” while i agree smudge on touch screens is gross, i hope this is not serious.
:flash: Guns for Girls and Glamorous Weaponry! – a hello kitty AK-47. is this sad or mad?
:flash: Top bloggers reveal how to build traffic off-blog without spending a dime – “If you had 2-hours a day to devote to no-cost, off-blog (even off-line) marketing for your blog, what would you do?” I posed this very question to a collection of some of the world’s top bloggers and social network marketers… and here’s what they revealed:” the most stunning conclusion, they all said something completely different.
:flash: STRIDA – elegant, if odd looking folding bike. [via swissmiss]
:flash: Global hunt for child-sex suspect – “Interpol had appealed for public help after experts unscrambled digitally-swirled internet photos of the suspect.”
:flash: Aaron Hobson – great, dark, cinematic photography series [via rebel:art]
:flash: BBC online to go free over wi-fi – “The BBC’s online services will be made available free of charge at thousands of wi-fi hotspots around the UK.”
:flash: Rebel Nuns Evicted From Polish Convent – “Police evicted 65 rebellious ex-nuns Wednesday from a convent they illegally occupied for two years after defying a Vatican order to replace their mother superior, a charismatic leader who had religious visions. Several nuns, many of whom appeared to be in their 20s, screamed at police, calling them “servants of Satan,” as they were escorted out and into waiting buses.”
:flash: Miss Syl & H1- – upcoming exhibit at buro discount: rockets and outer space. opens 27.10.
:flash: The LIFT08 program explained – “Tonight we announced the 2008 program at an event with the local members of the LIFT community, and here is a short rundown of what will happen for those who couldn’t be here.”
:flash: D*Face vs. Chapman Brothers – “Mainstream-Künstler klauen Idee eines Underground-Künstlers.”