teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.
online video killed the …
Fiver to Bigwig video – "This week I have a video to share with you. It's a 2003 remix of Fiver to Bigwig that was released in 2002."
Flooded McDonald's – "Flooded McDonald's is a film work in which a convincing life-size replica of the interior of a McDonald's burger bar, without any customers or staff present, gradually floods with water."
Kid on Drugs – "Is this real life? Why is this happening to me? Do you have four eyes? Is this going to be forever?" you try to be disgusted by this parent who filmed his kid high on drugs after a dentist visit, but it’s fantastic and hilarious.
2009 Oscars Interactive Photo Hunt! – "A recap of most of the nominees for the 2009 Oscars in the first ever interactive photo hunt on YouTube!"
schmooze and abuse
Digital Overload Is Frying Our Brains – "The high-speed, hyperconnected world we live in may be eroding our ability to pay attention. Our brains are being trained to expect distraction, and the results could lead to an attention-deficient future society." yay, we has a nice new excuse.
Fútbol por la libertad de prensa – "El Palau Robert de Barcelona inaugura la exposición 'Fútbol por la libertad' que han realizado conjuntamente Reporteros sin Fronteras y la Agencia France-Presse." a foto exhibit focusing on football and the freedom of the press.
Why Digg's MrBabyMan is the king of all social media – "Andrew Sorcini is the Michael Phelps of Digg." interesting article trying to explain digg and power users.
Wtf: Bill Gates Unleashes Mosquito Swarm – "Microsoft chairman Bill Gates released a swarm of mosquitos into the crowd." TED speech made more stingy with mosquitos.
Free Ecofont reduces ink use by 20 percent – "how much of a letter can be removed while maintaining readability? Apparently punching little circles out of each letter is the answer, resulting in a font that uses up to 20 percent less ink." toxic ink is just as much of an environmental issue as cutting down trees for the paper? printing stuff on paper just sucks in every way you cut it.
UNIQLOCK – fancy music dance clock
Welcome to finerday – social networking site for family and elderly folks.
Helbotica for Men – "Designed by Jonathan Yule. Helbotica is part of a series of typographic illustrations based on Yule’s favourite sans-serif fonts."
Melon mouth – melon tongue and teeth more like [via bb]
Crackulous Allows for App Store Piracy – "Are you serious? This isn't a joke? You're seriously trying to stop an app designed to pirate apps from being pirated? – No but I need people to support my work… I deserve appreciation." tsk tsk, some people
See Through Breaker Boxes – "Artist Joshua Callaghan came up with a clever way to beautify the streets of Playa Vista, California by painting over unsightly breaker boxes"
Elephant – "Wherever that red sign is pointing, that is we are NOT there! I do not know how to get the d****d thing to point at the blue dot, but it seems to move all over the map with no guidance by me! The blue dot is us. No matter where the sign points, that is where we are." a map with a mind of its own at the website of the english bookstore in barcelona.
Google says whole web may be harmful — for 40 minutes – "Today, some searchers found every site in Google's search results carried the warning that: "This site may harm your computer". "
The Wovel: Literary Alternative To Browsing Blogs – "A wovel is a Web novel," Blake says. "There's an installment every Monday. At the end of every installment, there's a binary plot branch point with a vote button at the end."
food stuff via barcelona
Panqueques con dulce de leche gratinados – "Quemar con una planchita o gratinar unos minutos en el grill del horno, para dorar el azúcar y entibiar el dulce. Servir de inmediato." best. desert. ever.
Dulce de leche – "El dulce de leche o manjar es un dulce tradicional en Argentina"
Burrata – "Burrata is a fresh Italian cheese, made from mozzarella and cream." the mothership of cheeses.
Paella vegetariana – some people will say a vegetarian paella is absurd, but …
Paella vegetariana – y otro mas
Knit-kit: Umfrage – survey – “Help us decide! What animal would you like to see as a new Knit Kit ? On the top left you can vote for your favorite animal.”
Anyone Can Swiss – "This project suggest that perhaps Helvetica posters are so extremely formulaic that perhaps a monkey (or a computer) could do it? This is an experiment in design discourse."
Coiffure Hänsel & Gretel – a hairdresser for kids in bern's lorraine neighborhood. webdesign by lopetz BD.
Lied "E Rägetag am Meer" (Polo Hofer, Schifer Schafer) – silly swiss german song from the 70's about a rainy day on the seaside, that i had stuck in my head these last days.