November 24, 2008
Programmer Rap Battle
Two programmers go head to head in this vicious rap battle over instant message.
John Legend's Nutmeg
Last night on Stephen Colbert's Christmas Special, John Legend us all know that his nutmeg is "the only residue [he] wants you wiping of your face."
Laura Williams is about to break one of those records that didn't really need breaking: she'll be the youngest woman ever to deliver conjoined twins. Their names will be Faith and Hope. Also, they probably won't survive, and she may be rendered infertile.
Tiny Kitchen Cooking Videos
"Tiny Kitchen" is a new video series by aNew York Times recipe tester with a kitchen featuring only two feet of counter space.
Collaborative Spreadsheet Art
If you and a bunch of your friends have about 15 hours to kill, you can use docs.google.com to make pretty snowflakes. Time. Well. Spent.
eHarmony Now Open to Gays
eHarmony will create Compatible Partners, a separate but equal branch of the popular dating site after losing a lawsuit accusing them of discrimination.
Shawshank Redemption, '80s Style
Shawshank Redemption was a great movie and all, but would it have hurt them to include a couple more montages?
Recut Movie Trailers: A Collection
Almost every movie trailer can be remixed into a horror version. They're pretty cool and kinda creepy, especially my favorite, Home Alone. Here's a collection of them.
Thank You, Sarah Palin
This awkwardly timed new ad from a Conservative PAC follows up Sarah Palin's disastrous turkey pardoning interview with a heartfelt Thanksgiving "thank you" to the Alaska governor.
In case you didn't know what an eiffel tower was. I only learned what it was less than a year ago, and it has been a staple of my everyday vocabulary ever since.
Mime That Tune
The Quietus is a game that tests if you can identify famous album covers based only on a mime in a leotard.