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(no subject) [Jan. 24th, 2011|01:47 pm]
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Puppy Tweets: Automatic tweeting from your dog. WANT!

mini bigtrak?? I NEED THIS, TOO!

charity Transmetropolitan art book

Electronic Music Flowchart

Sell your book or comic for the iPad & iPhone without Apple’s "help".

T-Mobile pulls rug from under UK users, drops data caps to 500MB

Star Wars Peep Toe Pumps

A vision of computer criminals in modern times

Steampunk Palin Comic

Free dubstep mixtape: POP! Dub 6 – Mixed By Jenai

Fallout meets Farmville
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(no subject) [Dec. 26th, 2010|01:32 pm]
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Getting shot by a handgun

Uloops - music sequencer for Android

Snow under a microscope

Pope: basically, everything is everybody else's fault.

A confusing christmas for the London Met

Facebook vs Twitter: By The Numbers [Infographic]

English Defence League donor details 'stolen' after database hacked

Mariah Carey proven to increase goat lactation
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(no subject) [Dec. 4th, 2010|01:49 am]
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[music |Spaceship Hold (deep space flight) - DeathBoy]

Kinect racing game appears to have HEAVY DUTY autosteer built in - so smart it, uh, doesn't need the player.

One Hello World - people leave the guy voicemail, which he then puts to music. Some fun and kooky, some REALLY sad stuff in there, too. Clever idea, lots of poignant stuff.

Superb (demented) Nutrigrain Advert

Squeefest: The friendship of a penguin and a baby dolphin.

Clowns Vs the KKK

Re: Ireland - Yet Another Bank Bail-Out

Willow Smith's stylist rips off my mate Mother of London's design

Funny webcomic: Abstruse Goose - the Little Engine

Scumbags: Hurt Locker Makers Sue Lawyer Who Helped ‘BitTorrent’ Defendants

Conan on Oprah Winfrey's Favourite Things... AAAAARGH! (pant-wettingly funny)

Cosmos may show echoes of events before Big Bang

Student protests: Met under fire for charging at demonstrators

Time-saver for awesome christmas decorations

Earliest Known Uses of Some of the Words of Mathematics

Homeland Security Admits That It's The Private Police Force Of The Entertainment Industry

Fan Proves Every Anime Opening is Kind of Exactly the Same

Feds Warrantlessly Tracking Americans’ Credit Cards in Real Time
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(no subject) [Nov. 24th, 2010|09:14 am]
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Time Magazine: When a Twitter Post Can Land You in Court

More on the Twitter Joke Trial - Beyond a Joke - On the Road to China

New Humanist: Bad Faith Awards 2010: Vote for this year's leading enemy of reason

Openly Gay (14 Year Old) Student Defends Teacher at School Board Meeting

Tumblr unexpectedly reverse-pwns 4chan - crikey, unexpected!

McDonald's forced to remove image of boat from advertising campaign by its owners

Oh. My. God. The McCanns are still searching for Maddie.

James Blunt: How I prevented a third world war - I think they mischaracterise what he said, but he's still a massive James Blunt

NYTimes: Budget Puzzle: You Fix the Budget

Aronofsky to do Wolverine movie

The scary scale of cheating in modern universities - straight from the horse's mouth

Penn (of Penn & Teller) vs the TSA. - the man is purest class.

The canned tuna you buy could be killing threatened marine life

The best article on feminism, ever. (warning: if you are a feminist without a sense of the absurd, don't even bother)

Timescapes: Rapture - very cool / beautiful eye-candy, watch in HD if you can.

Spotify: Always On Our Minds (Pet Shop Boys tribute)
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(no subject) [Nov. 13th, 2010|01:00 pm]
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Amazon has been centre of a slight storm over: The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure - BBC story

The Self Repair Manifesto

The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics - very good article

PC2Paper - send letters via the internet

Retroleum - the Z80 project - build your own retro computing platform

BraveNewTalent launches smart Facebook app for social recruitment

LifeHacker - WorthMonkey Helps Determine How Much Your Used Gear is Worth

GameBoy Emulation in JavaScript

My kinda wine glass

YouTube: Science Saved my Soul

Trees Infused With Glowing Nanoparticles Could Replace Streetlights

Revealed: Lib Dems planned before election to abandon tuition fees pledge

Inside the Millbank Tower riots

The more revealing side of the riot photograph carried by 9 front pages. What a difference a little perspective makes.

The 15 best slogans from the student rally

Artist Builds Incredible Coral Reef from Sunken Statues

Fucking AWESOME simplified phone

Jenna Jameson gives up porn to look after her kids
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(no subject) [Nov. 11th, 2010|12:53 pm]
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New, hirez Tron Legacy poster

Porn Stars Playing Dungeons And Dragons

Fathers are happier when doing more housework, says study

The New and Improved iPod Nano Watch

Abu Hamza succeeds in passport appeal bid

Typical iPhone, Android and Blackberry users (comic)

Make Vodafone Pay

The Burger Lab: Revisiting the Myth of The 12-Year Old McDonald's Burger That Just Won't Rot (Testing Results!)

UK: Unemployed told: do four weeks of work or lose your benefits


Pope Benedict XVI still touring, hasn't changed the fucking record

Biggest. Tetris. Ever.
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(no subject) [Nov. 3rd, 2010|10:07 pm]
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Futurama’s New New York In Lego

Get your face on an action toy

Excellent super-meta electronic spy-cam in a t-shirt

Charlie Stross: Did somebody just try to buy the British government? - seriously, WTF?

Going to the movies? Prepare to be watched while you watch

Ministry of Sound Forced To Suspend File-Sharing Shakedown

Google in 'significant breach' of UK data laws
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(no subject) [Oct. 22nd, 2010|05:55 pm]
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Apple bring out the App Store for Macs

Make a halloween pumpkin... quick! (with a dremel)

10 deeply cool gamer-based home accessories/furniture

Moustache-fiends - are you aware of Movember?

Cursor Disco (gif anim) (worksafe, cute / funny)

New Stewart Lee DVD!!!!!!!one
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(no subject) [Oct. 21st, 2010|10:05 am]
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[music |Spaceship Hold (deep space flight) - DeathBoy]

Universal Androot Roots Most Android Phones, No PC or Hacking Required

Java: A Gift to Exploit Pack Makers - if you don't need java in your browser, consider dumping it.

US: Coin-op Cable

OK Cupid on Gay Sex vs. Straight Sex - awesome as ever

First French ISP Refused to Comply With HADOPI

Lifehacker: Lessons I Learned When My Laptop Was Stolen

CountMeOut.ie suspends service

Humpback whale swims a quarter of the world

Chilean miners: Rival churches claim credit for the miracle

Windows Phone 7 doesn't suck?

io9 - 10 things you didn't know about The Empire Strikes Back (and some ace previews of info in the new book out)

UK: Relations between the public and police are “in danger of breaking down”, according to the head of UK's biggest police authority.

UK: Nick Robinson - Fees (and political hypocrisy) made simple

Meritocracies - built to fail

A good article? in the Express? WOW! - ALLERGY DETECTION: WHAT WORKS

Weezer 'offered' $10m to split up
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(no subject) [Oct. 18th, 2010|07:21 pm]
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The strange case of the man who took 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

Travel advertisers use CAPTCHA for branded type-ins

Cambridge Lib Dems: Quite cool to transgendered people

More black people jailed in England and Wales proportionally than in US -- and the police want the right to start racial profiling again?

Rundown of new perks in Fallout: New Vegas

Robot Unicorn Attack - Heavy Metal Edition
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