teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.
the april’s fool joke i actually fell for … i know, unbelievable
April Fool Funeral at Improv Everywhere – "If you haven’t figured it out by now, The Best Funeral Ever mission was staged for April Fool’s Day." meh they had me … oh, the shame…
Best Funeral Ever – "For our latest mission, 30 Improv Everywhere agents found a random funeral in the obituary section of the newspaper and turned it into the best funeral ever." i have to admit, this performance crosses a line for me, that i find unacceptable.
online video killed the …
Everybody dance: Goldeneye Gets Down glitch edition – "Proof positive you can never predict where the next meme will spring from: collected via "There Will Be No Animated Gifs In This Blog", an apparent glitch in Nintendo 64 classic Goldeneye that causes in game characters to just plain freak out when you so little as tilt the cart has spawned a new video craze on Japanese viral video site Nico Nico Douga." don’t miss the adorable dancer in what seems to be a donkey outfit.
film of police attack on G20 climate camp – "around 19:45 police push into the south side of the climate camp on bishopsgate. this short film shows the campers calling out "this is not a riot" and holding their arms in the air, while riot police surge forward wielding batons and shields in an unprovoked attack."
awwww, munching animangs video – nom nom nom nom nom nom … etc. [via bb]
exercises for tendonitis and carpal tunnel – "a couple of exercises to prevent injuries such as tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome" exercises are best presented with a german accent.
Mr Scruff – Nice Up The Function feat. Roots Manuva – "The video for the brand new single from Mr Scruff featuring the 2D Roots Manuva- 'Nice Up The Function' released on Ninja Tune on the 6th April 2009 and taken from the recent album – Ninja Tuna. " enjoy ze 2D rappah.
The Girl Effect – Home – just music, words and typo; great story, great dramaturgy. [via swissmiss … i think]
schmooze and abuse
Tauntaun Sleeping Bag – "This high-quality sleeping bag looks just like a Tauntaun, complete with saddle, internal intestines and glowing lightsaber zipper pull."
Radiohead Fanatic Fortnight Sweepstakes – “IFC.COM RADIOHEAD FANATIC FORTNIGHT SWEEPSTAKES Enter by April 10th, 2009 for a chance to win one of these prizes: Grand Prize: One winner will receive one copy each of all three 2CD+DVD Special Collectors Edition packages of Pablo Honey, The Bends, and OK Computer, plus 12 Radiohead EPs on 180-gram vinyl." us citizens only ffs.
Jailbreak an iPhone 3G – "We would never advocate hacking your iPhone so you could download unofficial applications like Clippy (for cutting and pasting) and NES emulators. It violates Apple's terms of service. But theoretically, this is how one might do it:" another don’t-do-it-but-here’s-how on the the interweb, thankfully this one is rather harmless.
You Can't Say That – map of countries where insults can get you jailed, sacked or more.
Visible Sack: see inside Jason Freeny's anatomically correct Sackboy – "Freeny has been commissioned by the just-debuted UK edition of Wired magazine to take us inside the curious anatomy of LittleBigPlanet's iconic Sackboy. The results are half magical, half vaguely disturbing, and just a teeny, tiny, wee bit luridly anatomically correct (which Wired was, of course, far too proper to let slip into their pages)."
Food Face Dinner Plates – Eating Your Veggies Has Never Been More Fun – the plates that say, do play with your food!
Creative Chaos Keeps South Park Timely, Tack-Sharp – "If you corner South Park co-creator Matt Stone at some Los Angeles intersection, don't bother asking him what he and comedic partner Trey Parker have in store for the rest of the show's new season. They don't have a clue, and they like it that way."
Digg's Algorithm Cracked! – "SocialBlade has been collecting data from Digg for over a year now, and as a result, we have deciphered the digg algorithm! If you follow these easy steps your submission is guaranteed to hit!"
Warner Bros. Acquires The Pirate Bay – "After years of hostility, lawsuits, police raids and heated invective between the two groups, the Pirate Bay has today announced they have settled their differences with US media conglomerate Warner Bros. The largest BitTorrent tracker has sold out to Hollywood and the two have agreed a deal." april’s fool!
Place the condom over the head of the church – the solution how to stop the pope from spreading lies.
Pirates Board Apple's iPhone App Store – "The iPhone's App Store is becoming an increasingly juicy target for pirates, who have illegally cracked 20 percent of paid applications for free distribution."
RRRR : Cheer Up the ChatBot – "Cheer Up the ChatBot" sadly he did not like my sense of humor … /cry [via waxy]
Wired.co.uk – the stories, ideas and people that are changing the world – stupid me, and i just got my subscription to the american wired… pff.
Me cago en la suegra de tu cuñada – "Heard on the bus, “I shit on the mother-in-law of your sister-in-law”, a fine new interpretation of the popular Spanish profanity, “Me cago en tu madre”, “I shit on your mother”." funny, but think about it, does it really work?
Black Sabbath hit the internet – "Ozzy Osbourne is going online – the entire back catalogue of his former band Black Sabbath will be available for digital download from next week."
Video games 'can improve vision' – "Playing action video games can boost an aspect of adult vision previously thought to be fixed, a US study shows."
99 Seinfeld References – "Since I find myself practicing Seinfeldology almost daily, I decided to take a sampling of these and throw them into a giant heap. Here’s piece #2 for Gallery 1988’s Idiot Box (with object key below).. Serenity NOW!"
googledildo.jpg – yeh yeh the joys of google streetview.