Dec. 25th, 2009

Dec. 25th: Christmas Day!

More importantly: FRIDAY! 🙂

Here are your Xmas day Friday Links.

» BetaMaXmas

1980’s Xmas specials, all in one place, presented on a retro TV.
Pro tip: You can adjust the antenna. They thought of that. 🙂
Sent in by Tara P.

» Smithsonian: Holidays On Display

At first glance this may seem a bit dry, but it definitely fits with the season.
An exhaustive examination of the heydey of Christmas store decorations, parades, etc.
Sent in by a number of subscribers.

» Faux Fire

[self explanatory]
Yes, now your computer can act as a fireplace, accompanied by fairly hi-res, streaming, Xmas music.
Sent in by Ashy elf.

» Speedy Santa

“Drag Santa around the track. Don’t click. Put your mouse on Start to begin.”
Sent in by Jennidub

Bonus Link!

» McSweeney’s: Excerpts From My Rejected Script – Alien Vs. Predator Save Christmas

[self explanatory… and funny]

Merry Xmas, Friday Links subscribers!


Dec. 18th, 2009

Can you believe it?

a) It’s Friday!
b) This weekend it is officially Winter!


Let’s begin…

» We Hate Sheep: Create Your Own Christmas Sweater

[Requires Flash]
Quite the elaborate interface. You can create your own design and it will actually be knitted and shipped to you. Depending on who you are, that could be a bad thing. 🙂

» Sketchy Santas

[self explanatory]
Sent in by Marcy.

» Elfster: Plan Your Secret Santa Event

[self explanatory]
What a great idea!
Sent in by AshyElf

» Continuity

A rather ingenious puzzle flash game.
Sent in by Michael S.

Happy Friday!

Next Friday, as you probably know, is Xmas day. As such, a special Xmas-themed Friday Links will be coming your way.

Happy Holidays from the Friday Links.


Dec. 11th, 2009

Friday at last!

Here are your Friday Links!

» Bookmine: Funny Conversations

“I am looking for a certain autobiography, but I don’t know who the author is. Can you help me?
That might be difficult!”

» BuzzFeed: The 50 Best Protest Signs of 2009

[self explanatory… sort of]
Sent in by The Stoob™!

» The Oatmeal: How A Web Design Goes Straight To Hell

[self explanatory]
Sent in by Ted R. (vicariously)

» Crossword

[self explanatory]
Addictive, to some.
Sent in by Miko.

Bonus Link!

» The History Of Cannabis

[self explanatory]


Happy Friday, and have a great weekend.


Dec. 4th, 2009

Welcome to Friday.

And here is December.

Here we go…

» Clients From Hell

[somewhat self explanatory]
“My nephew who’s handy with Photoshop has re-sliced your proposal for the homepage. IMO this looks a lot better.”
Funny but also actually very sad.

» Create Your Own Adventures: Data Visualizations

A really indepth analysis of the original “Create Your Own Adventure” books of yore. The animations are particularly interesting. 🙂
Sent in by Miko.

» Bart’s Blackboard

As in The Simpsons.
Might come in useful. 🙂

» Run!

Another easy but challenging Flash game.
Sent in by Miko.


Happy Friday everybody.