Posts Tagged ‘Internet’
Stuff White People Like is, without a doubt, one of the best blogs I have read in a long time. Let’s see which items on their list I have actually blogged about:
- #8 Barack Obama
- #19 Traveling
- #35 The Daily Show / Colbert Report
- #38 Arrested Development
- #40 Apple Products
- #42 Sushi
- #50 Irony
- #52 Sarah Silverman
- #58 Japan
- #68 Michel Gondry
- #77 Musical Comedy
So yeah, maybe I am not a unique and beautiful snowflake.
This is one of the funniest videos that I have seen in a long time. Cracked imagines a party attended by Wikipedia, Facebook, Digg, YouTube, Ask Jeeves, Craigslist, Google, Something Awful, eBay, Amazon, MySpace, Urban Dictionary, and many more. Head on over to their site and check it out.
So Idaho senator Larry Craig, he of the airport bathroom rendezvous, has an interview with Matt Laurer and drops this bomb:
But I don’t use the Internet. I don’t have a computer at my desk. I’ve never used the Internet. It’s just not what I do.
Ok, that’s fine. Not everyone uses the internet. But the thing is, Larry Craig is a member of the Congressional Internet Congress Advisory Committee.
Way to go, Senator.
This is an amazing video that everyone who uses the internet needs to watch. Henry Rollins = Hero.
(Image and site from Make Magazine)
I love this converter of strange units. Here are some fun facts:
- 1 testicle of a right whale = 10.02 Jennifer Annistons
- 1 placenta = 29.88 US quarters
- 1 average bowel movement = 7.05 human eyeballs
These units of measurement are way better than pounds or kilograms.
I love this blog, about a guy who has email@example.com and gets lots of misdirected email. For a long time, I had a an email that looked like this: firstname.lastname@example.org and someone else had email@example.com. I got his email all the time, which I would happily deal with as I felt a kinship with this mystery person who shared the same name as me. At firstl, I would send a polite reply and refer them on to his address. Over time, I started to only reply to important looking emails and then, after a while longer, I got sick of doing this and just deleted them as they arrived, with two notable exceptions.
Other Scott was some kind of counselor and I got sent someone’s complete case file from a psychiatrist. I wrote her back to let her know it had been sent to the wrong address, expecting her to point out that I had received private data by mistake and that I should delete it. Instead, the totality of her reply was: “Whoops”.
The Comcast address was a spam magnet, so I ignored any porn-related email that came my way in droves. But then I got an email from the man himself, the other Scott. He had subscribed to a porn site and had given them my email by mistake. He wrote me to ask if I could dig through my inbox and see if that had sent his login and password to my address. Sure enough, I had a brand new login and password to some unknown porn site and forwarded them on him. The other Scott never even thanked me.