ruff linkage . 200748

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

schmooze and abuse

:flash: purrcast – podcast made from purring cats. [via bb]

:flash: Nintendo, Microsoft and Philips flunk toxic test – “The Greener Electronics Guide is our way of getting the electronics industry to face up to the problem of e-waste.”

greenpeace gadget eco test

:flash: Google Thinks Spammers Might Be Giving Up – “Google won’t disclose numbers, but the company says that spam attempts, as a percentage of e-mail that’s transmitted through its Gmail system, have waned over the last year.”

:flash: Meet the women who won’t have babies – because they’re not eco friendly – “At the age of 27 this young woman at the height of her reproductive years was sterilised to “protect the planet”.”

:flash: Bicycles That Carry Powerful Beats, and Even a Rider or Two – “They are ordinary bicycles, not motorcycles, although these contraptions look and sound more like rolling D.J. booths. They are outfitted with elaborate stereo systems installed by the youths.” [via bb]

:flash: etoy wins VIDA AWARD 2007 with MISSION ETERNITY SARCOPHAGUS – “Spanish telecom giant Telefonica saves etoy.CORPORATION from bankruptcy and brings etoy’s mission to the next level.”

:flash: Secret Message from CSS-Tricks – neat CSS trick.

:flash: Google hopes to undercut coal with cheap, renewable energy – “the search engine behemoth has announced a plan to develop sources of renewable energy that will be cheaper than coal. The new initiative, RE<C will begin by focusing on solar power technology, and will also encompass geothermal energy production.”

:flash: What the French President Actually Said About Pirates, Networks, No DRM, and Fat Government Subsidies For Videogames – “Internet, c’est une “nouvelle frontière”, un territoire à conquérir. Mais Internet ne doit pas être un “Far Ouest” high-tech, une zone de non droit où des “hors-la-loi” peuvent piller sans réserve les créations, voire pire, en faire commerce sur le dos des artistes.”

:flash: applematters.png (image) – “A self-described Apple user … is targeting OS X enthusiast sites with defacements that accuse them of excessive fanboyism.”

:flash: EMBRACE – a very powerful short film by hillman curtis. [via swissmiss]

:flash: Hidden truths – The hidden truths in games. Pac-Man: “The Hidden Truth: Consume or die.” Super Mario Bros.: “The Hidden Truth: Guys will do pretty much anything if there’s a pretty girl involved.”

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