teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.
C-C-C-Combo Breaker! – "Phrase used on messageboards to 'break' a spate of duplicate or themed posts. eg. poster 1: Where's that askjeeves site? p2: google it p3: google it p4: google it p5: C-C-C-C-Combo breaker!" [via b3ta]
Election Night 11-04-08 – a set on Flickr – "Democratic Presidential Nominee, Barack Obama and his family on election night in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, November 5, 2008." if you see this as a flickr set it feels surprisingly intimate. [via bb]
Vote for Obama's Dog! – "What kind of dog should the Obamas get?" i say, a smelly one.
ObamaBats – "I’m proud to announce and share the ObamaBats: A collection of 24 high-quality dingbats featuring Barack Obama and various design elements!"
from52to48withlove – "from 52 to 48 with love (contribute here)"
From 52 to 48 with love – "i would love to see a group project where obama supporters reached out to the mccain folk (and others) in a gesture of reconciliation…"
The Gum Election – "Gum Election is a guerilla art project which started in New York City in October 2008. It should encourage people to vote on November 04th and also not to spit out their chewing gums carelessly on New York Cities already dirty streets. If you want to bring the Gum Election to your city or your office, print out the poster, put it up and send me pictures of it." would be interesting to reverse the question, who would you vote for if you had to stick gum to cast your vote?
online video killed the …
Stairways to Heaven on Ocarina – dreamlike sound, brilliant harmonies.
Whiteboard PONG – "Take a regular Whiteboard regular Markers and play PONG irregularly."
The Original Plumber – "Adrian Holovaty spent some time recording a guitar version of the Super Mario Bros 2 level-one theme, in the gypsy jazz style of Django Reinhardt"
Coldcut vs TV Sheriff "Revolution '08" – "Dancefloor hooligans Coldcut join forces with America's leading audio-visual vigilante TV Sheriff to bring you an election vivisectionRevolution '08. "
The Cinematic Orchesta – To Build A Home – "A unique collaboration between the Cinematic Orchestra and one of the finest film collectives working in the UK today. Up The Resolution have taken music from The Cinematic Orchestra's massively acclaimed album, "Ma Fleur" and used it as the inspiration for a 12 minute two-part film." just a short teaser video for what could be an impressive project.
schmooze and abuse
Free prosthetic penises strictly flaccid – "Swedish health authorities have sparked controversy with their decision to supply free prosthetic penises that are not fully functional to transsexual men." let’s invent a viagra that works on a prosthetic penis?
Delicious: Tagging The Web For Five Years And Counting – "Delicious, the social bookmarking site that was largely responsible for making ‘tagging’ one of the defining elements in today’s web, has turned 5." gratz dear delicious! i use you daily.
Smule: Ocarina – "Ocarina is the first true musical instrument created for the iPhone. Both experts and beginners will be amazed by this innovative player." video above.
'Fake photo' revives Kim rumours – "There is fresh speculation about the health of North Korea's "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-il, amid suggestions that an image of Mr Kim may have been doctored." they photoshopped him healthy.
Flying Spaghetti Monster spotted at Apple – "I had heard that there were Pastafarians at Apple, and now we know it’s true."
Prison Inmate Sues Blizzard Over World of WarCraft Addiction – "His claim? World of Warcraft was responsible for "causing [me] to live in a virtual universe, where [I] explored the landscape committing identity theft and fighting cybermonster rival hacker gangs." " there’s a thought.
Firefox s Private Browsing AKA Porn Mode Arrives – "The latest thing to hit the development trunk is the new private browsing feature, otherwise known as porn mode."
Facebook | Stifles – BD and facebook now lets you send stifles to your friends.
mix tape USB flash drive – "To those who thought cassettes were on the road to extinction, we present this radtacular flash drive"
Security Cameras are Everywhere – Security cam men in black at the burning man festival, or so i assume.
Must Wash Hands – "Send your handwashing sign photos to" Employees must wash hands blog … but do they?
GenderAnalyzer – Determine if a homepage is written by a man or woman – "We think http://pieceoplastic.com is written by a man." think again, buster.
E4 Book of Internet Humour – an illustrated guide to interweb memes.
Outrage over 'chastity belt' lingerie fitted with GPS tracking system – "Feminists around the world have reacted with horror to a new line of lingerie that comes equipped with a GPS tracking system."