ruff linkage 201102

[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]

online video killed the …

Roy Hodgson's Musical Walkabout – "Roy Hodgson goes walking."

schmooze and abuse

Cwora – "Obviously not affiliated with Quora"

atelier gras: eethuis – "schipluiden-based atelier gras has designed 'eethuis', an edible green house in appeltern, the netherlands. charmingly translated to literally mean, 'eat house', the project consists of plastic produce crates, mesh and packed soil to grow vegetables along its structure."

A random resolution for 2011. – "GENERATED BY MARKOV CHAIN FROM A CORPUS OF OVER 50,000 TWEETS"

September 11th Flipbook by Scott Blake – "Scott Blake's 9/11 Flipbook, which allows viewers to watch a continuous reenactment of the attack on the Twin Towers, is undoubtedly frivolous and provocative"

Sprout salad recipe – "A super-healthy dish that's just the ticket after the excess of the last few weeks" niammm

US orders Twitter to hand over account data on Wikileaks and multiple Wikileaks supporters – "The U.S. Justice Department has ordered Twitter to hand over data associated with multiple user accounts, in preparation for legal action related to Wikileaks."

GLOBAL BEE EMERGENCY — ACT NOW! – "Quietly, globally, billions of bees are being killed off threatening our crops and food. But a global ban of one group of pesticides could save bees from extinction."

Italy Dumps Plastic Bags with Europe's First Nationwide Ban – "Stores in Italy, which uses 20 billion bags a year (one-fifth of all European use), will be able to give out their remaining plastic bags, but once they're gone, they can only offer paper, biodegradable plastic or cloth bags."

State of the World 2011: Bruce Sterling and Jon Lebkowsky – "This is their eleventh annual State of the World conversation on the WELL."

The funky YouTubeDisko – the dj tool of the future is here

Internet, making the rich richer – "The death of the long tail. The idea behind the long tail is that all the little guys are worth more than the big guys. But mediums do one thing: they amplify celebrity." sadly this seems to be very very true – An Online Graphic Novel by Daniel Lieske – stunning

Storyville: Short Stories for Your iPhone or iPad – "Short story lovers, you now have the perfect justification for buying that iPhone or iPad that you've longed for. A new subscription service, Storyville, has just launched, and it's currently only available through an iPhone or iPad app"

The best TV for 2011 – this is the list i waited for, now how do i programm my harddisc recorder to catch these?

RSS Is Dying, and You Should Be Very Worried – "Mozilla will deal the final blow that kills RSS off. In Firefox 4.0, there will be no RSS button on the toolbar by default. Mozilla outright refuse to listen to their users on this matter." rss ain’t dying, but mozilla does fucking suck…

The Evolution… – "… of Hands at Gigs. Via" not seeing the ole lighter up in the air

Global No Pants Subway Ride 2011 – "As in years past, there are No Pants Subway Rides happening in cities around the world on January 9, the same day as our annual event in New York." there's one in zurich listed but the link is buggered

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions (that you probably won't keep) – "If you made a resolution last night, there's a good chance it was one of these:"

Welcome to 2011. You have 5 months until the end of the world. – "If you are one of those crazy people who believes the world will end in 2012, you've been sucked in by dumb Hollywood propaganda. Or so says civil engineer Harold Camping, who has done a bunch of math with calculators and The Bible, and has determined that the world will actually end on May 21, 2011."

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