ruff linkage 201106

[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]


Keys to the Zebra – DJO – "we're throwing out a few quickies so people don't get the idea that we drowned in a vat of apple juice or got eaten by penguins."

Volkswagen Commercial: The Force – I hope the guy that came up with this got a pay raise.

Everything is a Remix Part Two: Movies – "Kirby Ferguson’s series Everything is a Remix started with a look at how songs are recycled from past tunes. This second installment is about movies, and how everything old is new again."

*New* 2011 SPFX Senior Mask Plays In Venice Beach – "The new 2011 Elder mask has some fun in Venice Beach!"

Pacman Laugh Video – "Some have also suggested it sounds like Mario swimming. Either way, this is hilarious"

Great mini-doc about Brazillian tattooist Maneko – "This is a fantastic mini-documentary (about 8 minutes) about vegan straight edge tattoo artist Maneko from Brazil"

Julian Assange Defends WikiLeaks on "60 Minutes" – "WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a rare media appearance on 60 Minutes earlier today tell his side of the story in the face of mounting criticism and controversy"

schmutz und putz

The Middle Class Handbook – The Periodic Table of The Middle Class – i didnt find myself

Looking for Investors – bitch, stop hustling

Hosni Mubarak for sale on eBay – "Have you been searching long and hard for an experienced puppet to run your corrupt regime?"

When Should I Visit? – "When Should I Visit? finds the least busy time to visit the museums, galleries and theatres of London. It states the quietest day and provides a glanceable graph to judge the relative popularity of different days"

Christians protect Muslims during prayer in Cairo's dangerous Tahrir square – "The square in Cario continues to be a scene of violence between pro- and anti-Mubarak supporters who were wielding sticks and throwing rocks."

Yotam Ottolenghi's quick and healthy breakfasts – "Fast and flavourful breakfast recipes by Yotam Ottolenghi"

Don't Make Me Steal – "I PROMISE never to illegally download a movie if there was a legal alternative following the criteria on this page"

The Daily: Indexed – "Anybody else think it's weird that The Daily, News Corp's new iPad-only magazine, posts almost every article to their official website… but with no index of the articles to be found? They spent $30M on it, but apparently forgot a homepage!"

Why Journalists Aren’t Reporting the Real Story about Apple and Foxconn – "Why haven’t American technology journalists reported the truth about the working conditions at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China – a 430,000 person factory that manufactures around 50% of all the personal communications devices used in America?"

Metagames: Games About Games – "Most of these, like Desert Bus or Quest for the Crown, are one-joke games for a quick laugh. Others, like Cow Clicker and Upgrade Complete, are playable critiques of game mechanics."

Fly the Flag, Boys! – "The Swiss flag, which is one of only two square national flags (the Vatican has the other one), traces its heritage to banners used by the Holy Roman Empire"

Cyberspace and Reds (Deluxe Edition) by The Streets – "this is for all my android, nokia and blueberry haters. the deluxe edition of cyberspace and reds featuring fresh barz on the robots tune by frisco."

pac-man wedding cake! – "a wedding cake adapted from my original design to 80 cupcakes"

Guardian Davos journalist's sinister encounter with Swiss riot police – "A policeman pulled me off the train, bound my hands behind my back and frogmarched me into an icy field by the rail track"

HealCam: a ChatRoulette for health – "HealCam is a ChatRoulette variant that invites you to select a disease, medical condition, or health issue"

Juju's message to Mubarak – wait for the "oh and by the way …"

Louis Theroux: 'I'm not that comfortable doing polemic' – "What is it about Louis Theroux that makes people want to show him how odd they are?"

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