[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]
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— Russell Brand (@rustyrockets) March 22, 2014
#biggest news this week
2048 – “Join the numbers and get to the 2048 tile!” Don’t start, you’ll be insta-hooked.
GAME OF THRONES IN 1 TAKE IN 9 MINUTES – If like me you need to freshen up your Game of Thrones backstory.
#CancelColbert – “#CancelColbert is a Twitter hashtag campaign launched to rally up support for the cancellation of Comedy Central’s satirical news show The Colbert Report in March 2014 after the show host Stephen Colbert tweeted a joke that was perceived as racially insensitive towards Asian Americans on Twitter.”
Binge drinking women are Britain’s litmus test – “From Hogarth’s gin-swilling mother to today’s high-heeled young drunks, Anna McKie says that attacking women for drinking too much is sheer sexist propaganda”
Facebook-Verified Banksy Page Gets Unchecked, It Was A Fake – “A page on Facebook that purported to be the official account of British street artist Banksy was stripped of its verified status earlier this afternoon. The page has about 2.4 million likes and posts several items a day, which, given Banksy’s notoriously shadowy reputation, seemed odd, but the little blue check mark seemed to confirm its authenticity.”
Head in a jar prank – “Making your own head in a jar is easy, but requires some photo editing skills. I’ve included a tutorial on how I made mine, and took me about 30 minutes to compose.”
French Teenagers Hate Each Other Because Arab Girls Are Dating Black Boys – “Paris is burning, and it’s all Kim Kardashian’s fault. OK, that’s an overstatement, but the city’s suburbs have been torn apart lately because of Arab French girls who happen to date black guys and the Arab French bigots who slut-shame them for doing so.”
Play My Inbox – “Play My Inbox collects music from your inbox and playlists it for you” I won’t do this, but the idea is kind of exiting.
Pharrell “Happy” Woodkid Sad Remix by WOODKID – Sad remix of Happy.
Double O – A simple, safe, secure bike light by Paul Cocksedge – “Discover Double O. Bike lights that are simple, safe and secure. They attach magnetically, charge with USB and lock to your bike!”
De La Soul X BitTorrent Bundle: Smell the Da.I.S.Y. – “Starting today, the group’s new mixtape, Smell the DA.I.S.Y., will be accessible to fans everywhere as a BitTorrent Bundle. The new record consists of classic De La Soul lyrics over vintage J Dilla production. In honor of Jay Dee, it’s free for all. Just kick in your email.”
Compare kale and milk – Google food to compare ingredients, calories, etc.
Judge: IP-Address Is Not a Person and Can’t Identify a BitTorrent Pirate – “District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro dismissed a lawsuit filed by Malibu Media, arguing that the IP-address evidence can’t identify the person who actually downloaded the pirated file.”
The Case That Could Rock the Occupy Movement – “McMillan claims that while leaving the park her right breast was grabbed from behind and she instinctively reacted. She was arrested, beaten, and later hospitalized after going into a seizure”