teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version. motherfucking week 43 already? and what i do this whole year? besides losing my job???? ffs
McCain Campaign Volunteer: Attack Story Snowballed Out Of Control – "A campaign worker who claimed she was the victim of a politically-motivated attack in which she was beaten, kicked and cut, now admits that she made the whole story up."
Science is for Faggots – "Leaked promotional material from Sarah Palin's upcoming ad council campaign."
"What did they say about: [ ] [search]” google collects and presents quotes by the candidates in this presidential race.
Sarah Palin: The Wink Heard Around The World: A LEGO® creation by Ochre Jelly – "Palin winked quite a few times. Rather cheekily. To mark this moment in history, here is one of her trademark winks, captured in LEGO."
Herzampel – lovey-dovey traffic light hack.
40+ Streetartists You Should Know Besides Banksy – "Everyone knows who Banksy is– but the international streetart community has hundreds of other great artists that deserve your attention. Here's a selection of the very best." Blu is missing, among others, but the list is decent.
Banksy: Let Them Eat Crack – "Urban art legend Banksy – at least we think it’s him – offers up his take on the recent finance fiasco. Trust him to say it how it is. "
online video killed the …
little boots READY FOR THE FUN!!! hot chip tenorion cover – "ok are you ready for the FUN?!? here is cover of hot chip's ready for the floor, its not exactly perfect but best i can do on the amazing tenorion!!!" [via waxy]
Wassup 2008 – "Its been eight long years since the boys said wassup to each other." wassahhhhhh.
バンダイ 『ツッツキバコ』 動画 – odd yet sexy gadget pokeage.
Best Man Fail – epic fail.
schmooze and abuse
Skiving Aussie fingered on Facebook – "An Oz call centre employee has become an overnight net celeb down under after an email exchange between him and his firm's workforce manager regarding a "sickie" escaped into the wild yesterday." his last email response is the best part of it.
A visual history of 11 successful blogs – "Many of the blogs that have a huge following today go back to much more humble beginnings. This post is a look at how they got started and what they looked like in their early days, compared to today." all of them did change their layout but nothing extremely fundamental.
Calling All WordPress-loving Icon Designers – "Well, here’s a golden opportunity. Want to design the new WordPress icons?"
Gmail’s Newly Launched Emoticons Feature a Pile of Shit – "Gmail recently launched emoticons for their gmail service and they have added some fun emoticons to set themselves apart from the crowd. One thing that is quite notable is the pile of shit with 2 flies flying around it." that’s just .
2008/9 Wikipedia Selection for schools – "This 2008/9 Wikipedia DVD Selection is a free, hand-checked, non-commercial selection from Wikipedia, targeted around the UK National Curriculum and useful for much of the English speaking world." wikipedia dvd for offline usage.
The Stink in Farts Controls Blood Pressure – "The new research found that cells lining mice’s blood vessels naturally make the gas and this action can help keep the rodents’ blood pressure low by relaxing the blood vessels to prevent hypertension (high blood pressure)." see? farts are great and i hate to say i told you so.
Real Ad Men Talk About Mad Men – "Looking for a little fact in the fiction of Mad Men, Wired.com is asking some real-world ad executives to talk about the show’s realism and relevance to the advertising industry today."
Online divorcee jailed after killing virtual hubby – "A 43-year-old Japanese woman whose sudden divorce in a virtual game world made her so angry that she killed her online husband's digital persona has been arrested on suspicion of hacking” arrested?
Please fix the iPhone – "Sure, nothing is perfect, but this site brings together little musings and lustful tech haiku about the finest phone and how to make it even better."
10 Very Good Reasons Why You Should Grow a Giant Beard – hmm, tempting. what do you think honey?
The women addicted to Facebook friendships – "FACEBOOK is to blame for "friendship addiction", a leading psychologist warned today. Women are particularly vulnerable because their self-worth stems from relationships with others and Facebook compels them to "acquire" hundreds of friends”
Holographic Interface – "this short feature demonstrates the simple of the possibilities of having the holographic shadow instead of a pda or a cell phone, or a computer for that matter. " [via sis]
Swiss roll over keyboard security – "Swiss researchers claim they have worked out ways to remotely sniff what you're typing on a wired keyboard. They've not yet published full details, but do have two videos online which they say demonstrate that they can monitor electrical pulses from up to 65 feet away and work out what you've typed." sshhhh, don’t tell em.
What’s your internet? – "Just came across a great post from Noisy Decent Graphics about his internet. I have nothing to add but a copy + paste the whole thing"
My Internet – "1. My Internet doesn't use flash, evahhh. Unless it's a video, and then only for video. 2. My Internet prefers html text wherever possible. 3. My Internet lets me use my email address or my usual username as a username. It doesn't give me one or make me create a new one. etc. asf.” i happen to agree with most of it.
Run – missnamed game. only run? you have to jump as well, or die a miserable falling death… [via neatorama]
Job seekers warned over CV theft – "Job seekers have been warned to be particularly careful when sending their CVs to employers' websites or online recruitment agencies."
Switzerland Places Ban on the Humiliation of Plants – "A law protecting the dignity of plants? Laugh if you will. I’m down on my knees in respect and awe. At last the Western World is realizing the dire importance of taking other species into account. Recently, the Swiss Parliament asked a panel of philosophers, lawyers, geneticists and theologians to determine the meaning of dignity when it pertains to plants." don’t insult broccoli, bitch, plants have rights too.
Video Game Skills – "We all know that video games make for really awesome murder simulators and serial killer training programs. That's why we love them so much. But what if you could learn other skills from them that didn't involve shooting people with guns? I know, it sounds absurd"
Fuzz Crime Scene Scarf – "Create your own crime scene with this extra-long, extra cozy knit scarf. The Fuzz by Fred is acrylic wth a touch of spandex for extra oomph" love the name “the fuzz”. if i owned one, hint hint, xmas soon, i would prolly think of it that way. “the fuzz”