September 2, 2010
4Chan Uses Power For Good
After spotting a sad flyer looking for party participants, 4chan wanted to give WWII vet William J. Lashua a very happy 90th birthday, and started a campaign to send him birthday cards and well wishes. You can still get in on it, but you'll need to overnight your birthday card if you want it there on time.
A Tumblr devoted to wildly inaccurate explanations of natural phenomenon. It's science at a Juggalo level. Maybe if the Discovery Channel looked more like this, they'd stop getting all held hostage and stuff. Anyway, it's still more scientifically sound than the state curriculums of Kansas and Texas. Enjoy a petri dish filled with samples from Fake Science.
Oil Platform Explodes: Vermilion Rig 380 Explosion: Pics, Videos, Links, News
Oil Platform Explodes: Vermilion Rig 380 Explosion: An oil rig 90 miles off the coast of Louisiana exploded earlier today. All 13 aboard are accounted for. The rig was apparently inactive, so the Coast Guard's unsure of the risk of another BP-lik...
Weezer Sells Out To The Mall
It looks like Weezer's upcoming album isn't named after the Lost character "Hurley" after all. It has come out that the whole thing was just a gigantic promotion to get you to buy Weezer's new back to school clothing line "Hurley Rocks You Back to School" with Weezer--a "fashion and music collaboration." Look out for Weezer's new line of Snuggies set to hit stores this Christmas.
Ping Fail: 5 Reasons to Avoid Joining Apple's Social Network: Pics, Videos, Links, News
Ping Fail: 5 Reasons To Avoid Joining Apple's Social Network: Ping, Apple's new iTunes-based social network, is just the worst. Barely functional, confusing, and boring, it's unclear how or why anyone would get excited about Ping. Here's ...
The Truth About Infographics
So, all those infographics? Turns out that it's all part of an incredibly sophisticated keyword-spamming operation! Which is convenient, because, honestly, we were all kind of getting a little tired of them. Here's an infographic to explain how the infographic-spam industry works. [UPDATE]
The Master Of Money Oragami
Finally, something I can do with my money besides spend it. These paper masterpieces are the work of origami master and minimalist, Won Park. Another fun fact about Won is that he lives in a garbage truck, but not just any garbage truck. It’s the nicest garbage truck you’ve ever laid your eyes upon. (via)