teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.
online video killed the …
Raygun – 4Play Promo [01.August.2009] [1/2] – "Could this be the most pretentious band interview ever? Certainly up there.", says b3ta, and we agree.
Robots from Mars!!! (Act 1) – "this is a the sequel to Did Somebody Put Sugar in My Tea, and the test pilot for the upcoming trilogy, Robots from Mars!!!" some nice toy robot stop-motion in this video by thepartyparty, known for his gw bush mashups.
Pure Pwnage special announcement – "Jeremy and Kyle from Pure Pwnage have a special announcement." teh tv show.
Mattress Dominoes World Record Attempt – "Watch us attempt to set the World Record for Mattress Dominoes" its a bloody commercial, k? but quite fun.
Evian Roller Babies – and another commercial, but fun.
schmooze and abuse
How is America going to end? The apocalypse you chose. – "The most popular scenario—"Loose Nukes," chosen by 10.5 percent of Slate readers—combines modern and old-fashioned anxieties." i chose “robot uprising”. or is that wishful thinking?
Report: Jensen Beach man claims cat downloaded child porn – "Martin County Sheriff’s detectives didn’t buy a 48-year-old Jensen Beach man claim that his cat was downloading child pornography on his computer." what a naughty kitty! or: is “my cat did it” the new “jesus made me do it”?
I'll die before the endgame, says Terry Pratchett in call for law to allow assisted suicides in UK – "We are being stupid. We have been so successful in the past century at the art of living longer and staying alive that we have forgotten how to die. Too often we learn the hard way. As soon as the baby boomers pass pensionable age, their lesson will be harsher still." i do believe anyone should be allowed to make up their own mind, i could not do it tho.
Rejected By Apple, iPhone Developers Go Underground – "some developers aren’t taking the rejection lying down: They’re turning instead to an unauthorized app store called Cydia, where forbidden wares continue to exist — and even earn developers some money." logical.
Peeing in the shower: the rules – "Remember, you may be weeing in the shower, but there's no need to be rude." brits and body fluids, *sigh!!! if you be in your own shower that is rude to who?
2 Wheels, 2000 Bees – "a swarm of bees gathering under a bike seat at Coco's Variety in Silverlake." bees humping a bicycle seat.
Malicious ATM Catches Hackers – "A malicious ATM kiosk was positioned in the conference center of the Riviera Hotel Casino capturing data from an unknown number of hackers attending the DefCon hacker conference before someone noticed something suspicious about the kiosk." pwned?
Is a Psychopath Attacking Twitter, Facebook? – "Thursday’s denial of service attacks on Twitter and Facebook, and the ones that flooded non-critical U.S. government sites several weeks ago share a very interesting common denominator, according to a senior security researcher at Cisco.
They don’t make any sense." its a psycho in ze interwebs! run!
Sexting 'absolutely mortified me' – "A worrying number of teenagers are swapping or being bullied into "sexting" or sending intimate photos on their mobiles, police and a children's charity have warned." and why can only teens sext??? ffs
How Different Groups Spend Their Day – "The American Time Use Survey asks thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day. Here is how people over age 15 spent their time in 2008." and it looks … like an appendix. sorta.
Why Slow Sex is Better – "You're fit—and strong. And when it comes to bedding your girl, you nail it fast and hard, just the way she likes it. Problem is, it's not the way she LOVES it." my girl likes it fast and hard. or does she?
Student Invents Bicycle Which Folds Into 26-Inch Wheel Circumference – "A student has designed a bike which can be folded completely into the space of the wheel's 26in circumference." now we are talking.
Digg Bans Laughing Squid Without Warning or Specific Reason, It Has Been Blocked Since May – "For some unknown reason laughingsquid.com has been banned from Digg. I guess that would explain why I haven’t seen any traffic from Digg in a long time." hmmm.
aaremarzili.info (aaremarzili) on Twitter – "The water temperature of the most famous river in the world: the aare" tweets THE river temperature.
Hurt Sea Turtle Gets Plastic Flippers – "A loggerhead sea turtle seemingly injured by a shark was recently fitted with "trial" prosthetics as part of efforts to give the rare animal fully functioning flippers." to then drown in the plastic garbage patch in the ocean.
Chewing in Venice – "Chewing in Venice is a big art installation of Frankfurt based artist Simone Decker. The sticky sculptures have been stretched, chewed and blown up into a wide range of oversized wads and bubbles that landed around the Italian city." another commercial comes to mind, the one where a goat rams a dude until he spits out his chewing gum … am i wacthing too much tv? [via rebel:art]
Apple tries to silence owner of exploding iPod with gagging order – "Apple attempted to silence a father and daughter with a gagging order after the child’s iPod music player exploded and the family sought a refund from the company." gag on this, apple.
Using big words needlessly makes you seem stupider – "Everyone knows how college students will try to make themselves sound smarter by reaching for the thesaurus and using big, ponderous words they barely understand. But now a new study shows that readers can see through this." that’s just conundronic, and i now are officially stupidist.