teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.
Obama E! – "Feels good, and then the next day…"
LSD Blotter (Obama) – we want to get high, so high…
online video killed the …
Surprise Kitty – "Surprise Kitty (thanks again, Mia!) has just become a gazillion times better thanks to the folks at b3ta:"
Röyksopp 'This Must Be It' – "Join Runar for some odd goings-on in the new video for 'This Must Be It'" one of the coolest music videos i have seen in ages.
At My Wedding Twitterring and Facebooking at the Altar – man updates his relationship status on facebook during his wedding.
Surprised Kitty – "surprised kitten is surprised" the awww-moment of the week. [via boingboing]
schmooze and abuse
World Cup games to be filmed in 3D – "The 2010 World Cup in South Africa will be filmed in 3D for the first time, it has been announced." so, we got the technology for it now? because this was announced for the worldcup 2002 in south corea/japan, remember?
Groove Armada set for PS3 gig – "Groove Armada are launching their new album Black Light with the first ever gig inside Home, the virtual world for PS3."
Government-backed gay bar in "Communist China" not so popular with The Gays – "What if they opened a gay bar and no one came? Wait, no no — don't go there." featured here just for that brilliant line by xeni jardin. well and of course because tagging things gay and china is fun fun fun.
We’re bloggers – we get stuff for free – and we should get over it. "A lot of bloggers are unhappy with a new rule requiring them to disclose when they get something for free" and btw. why did i never get stuff for free?
Surf the Web Anonymously – "Sadly, remaining anonymous online isn't easy. Everything from search engines to social networking sites are dropping cookies, or little data files, in your web browser to track your behavior: which links you click, which ads you click, where you are and more."
Soccer Resists Instant Replay Despite Criticism – "The instant replay is already a reality for soccer fans watching games at home, making poor calls on the field all the more obvious. FIFA still has time to add the instant replay to its rules before the World Cup next summer, when scrutiny of referee decisions promises to be even stronger." fuck off, blatter. you are old and stupid.
Artist's amazing self-camouflage – "Above is the mindbending work of camouflage artist Liu Bolin." what? who? where?
Corduroy Skirts are a Sin – "I decided that because this woman thought it was okay to make me feel uncomfortable in my home, I would retaliate and make her feel just as uncomfortable, if not more." cheeky. and this one has levels of meaning.
The poster that convinced Switzerland to ban minarets – "There are currently four minarets in all of Switzerland, each pointed threateningly at (from?) one quarter of the nation."
FutureEverything Awards 2010 – "FutureEverything is pleased to announce the establishment of The FutureEverything Awards." deadline: 15. january 2010.
How to make a VHS video toaster – "The project was simple: convert a VHS video machine to make toast, and eject it through the cassette slot." haha, and hmmm. we are currently shopping for a toaster…
New Website Publicizes iPhone App Rejections – "A new website aims to publicize the details surrounding the much-maligned iPhone application review process – Apple's secretive procedures that have been under heavy scrutiny this year, especially since the FCC's involvement regarding Apple's rejection of the Google Voice application."
Controversial plans for minaret ban and outlawing arms exports face voters' verdict – "To the great surprise of pollsters and the regret of the government, the Swiss on Sunday said yes to a ban on the construction of minarets." for the record, i feel ashamed to be swiss today. sorry world!!!
World Cup grass isn't green enough – "Native kikuyu pitches are not bright enough for television, but the replacements will be little long-term use to South Africans"