Aug. 28th, 2009

Frriiiiiday!

And rather swiftly: there goes August.

Here we go…

» How Many People Are In Space Right Now?

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» The Origins Of Band Names

Not that comprehensive but there are some interesting ones in here.

» A Flapper’s Dictionary

“As recorded by Ella Hartung in 1922”
What an odd little find.
“Let’s blouse!”

» Demolition City

Very fun and addictive game. It gets challenging!
Sent in by Ashy.

Bonus Link!

» Air Traffic in 24 Hours

Very cool visualization. (Single use.)
Sent in by Gerald H.

There!

Happy Friday everyone.

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Aug. 21st, 2009

Welcome to another hot Summer Friday, following some insane weather in my neck of the woods (hope all are doing well.)

And now for your Friday Links. 🙂

» Emails From Crazy People

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Technically, this is actually a compendium of both emails and actual letters. Some hilarious stuff in here.

» KempFold

“Ross Kemp’s Face, Folded.”
And so far they have over 100. You can send in your own.
A bit insane but funny.

» Music From A Tree

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Diego Stocco records a song using nothing but sounds and tones he discovered by striking, bowing or otherwise “playing” a tree. Kind of interesting.
Sent in by Laura F.

» Power Pool 2

Addictive online pool game. Simple as that.

Therrrre ya go!

Happy Friday, Friday people.

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Aug. 14th, 2009

Mid-August! Already!

And more importantly: Friday!

Here we go…

» Knitting Iris: The Ford Treasury of Station Wagon Living

What an insane blog posting. This book dates from around 1957 and lists a huge array of bizarre recommendations for camping in your new Ford station wagon. Who knew?

» Stupid, Stupid Stamps

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“Someone remind me: next time I go to the UK I want to bring my fife so I can harl the crap out of it.”
Hilarious, sort of.

» King of Crayons

“I’m a narcoleptic criminologist. I haven’t worked for a while. I occupy my time by screwing with coloring book pages. It’s like photoshop without a computer!”
I don’t have anything to add to that. Hilarious!

» This Is The Only Level

Very clever and addictive manipulations of a single game.
Don’t say I didn’t warm you.

Have a fabulous weekend everybody.

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Aug. 7th, 2009

Hooray for Friday!

Here we go.

» Avoid This Job

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As many of you may know, I’ve been looking for a job for a while now. I came across this site, and it definitely makes the struggle a lot less stressful.
Hilarious!

» Wallstats: Death And Taxes & Taxes

A huge, zoomable, very detailed visual breakdown of where the US Government’s 1.421 Trillion dollars is going. Insane.
Also a bit of a non-standard interface, but still cool.

» Ginou Choueiri: Potato Portraits

Beirut-born artist Choueri claims “Potatoes and human heads are quite similar,” and her bizarre potato-media art sort of bears this out. Eeeesh.
Sent in by Stewie.

» Music Catch 2

A free-form icon-catching music game. Avoid red, go for anything else. Addictive, but also somewhat Zen.
Sent in by Miko.

And there you have it!

Have a great weekend everyone.

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