[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]
question of the week
:flash: “What if everybody flushed their toilets at the same time?” – “There would simply be too much wastewater trying to pass through the pipes at the same time — kind of like trying to force an orange through a drinking straw — and the flow of sewage would stop.” now that stinks!
:flash: Would you pay 999 euros, £713 or $1,500 for an unlocked iPhone? – “Germany’s T-Mobile may have lost its case in court, but it looks as though it has found a way of telling the judge, and the justice system, to get stuffed.” no contract but a sick high price, hmmm…
:flash: Why David Lynch Should Learn German – “Lynch, whose new-age beliefs are sometimes as quirky as his movies, is touring Europe to help establish a network of so-called “invincible universities” to teach the philosophy of transcendental meditation.” … ” “We want an invincible Germany!” intoned Schiffgens, the self-styled Raja of Germany. … “Adolf Hitler wanted that too!,” shouted out one man. “Yes,” countered Schiffgens. “But unfortunately he didn’t succeed.” and needless to say, that did not go down well in germany.
schmooze and abuze
:flash: 2.jpg – photos of buildings on the back of american bank notes and their RL counterparts.
:flash: definr – incredibly fast dictionary – it’s not fast atm cause it’s swamped by digg users, but they swear it’s fast … erm.
:flash: France unveils anti-piracy plan – “French web users caught pirating movies or music could soon be thrown offline.” rather drastic anti-piracy measures in france.
:flash: emoticons-heart – “<3 is a little sideways heart, to express love. Usually used ironically in response to a bitchy joke, or in apology for making said bitchy joke. Variants include </3 for a broken heart, <$ to convey a financial motive for love, and <4 as the superlative of <3.” [via bb]
:flash: geeks meditation – delete your browser history and now reload the page …
:flash: Change Scarlett Johansson into a zombie – “Learn how to change the sexy Hollywood star into a real zombie with photoshop …enjoy!”
:flash: Filippo Minelli hits the West Bank Barrier in Palestine – ctrl – alt – delete
:flash: Rudy Giuliani 9/11 Remix Contest (mp3) – “Here’s over two minutes of wall to wall September Eleventh’s, courtesy of America’s mayor. Your mission: turn some or all of them into music, to be reposted here.”
:flash: Meet the cat with nine lives and two faces – “It might not have shocked a dog person, but when this two-faced cat was born its owner almost dropped it in shock.”
:flash: Cyberbullying Suicide Stokes the Internet Fury Machine – “Sarah Wells makes an unlikely cyber-vigilante. But the middle-aged mother in Virginia was outraged when she read a Saint Charles Journal article on Megan Meier, a 13-year-old Missouri girl driven to suicide by relentless online bullying.”
:flash: On the heels of Leopard, Apple hastily announces the relase of OSX 10.6… – “New feature in the Finder enables you to find the your car keys, phone numbers to ex-girlfriends and missing children.”
:flash: World of Datecraft – “To provide a simple and intuitive website which assists and facilitates the building of relationships between World of Warcraft enthusiasts.”
:flash: Google Denies Impeachment Ad – “Google has refused to run the following sponsored ad and link … Help Impeach Cheney NOW” google is evil.
:flash: Surfer dude stuns physicists with theory of everything – “An impoverished surfer has drawn up a new theory of the universe, seen by some as the Holy Grail of physics” don’t underestimate us slackers!