May 28th, 2010

Happy last Friday of May 2010.

To celebrate: some Friday Links!

» Your Open Book

This site exposes embarrassing Facebook posts by users with low privacy settings. Part crazy, part hilarious.
Sent in by Simon B.

» Filipe Pinto Soares

This Portuguese artist currently has an installation entitled “Floating Dreams” which is among his amazing works. Definitely worth a look.

» New York In Black And White

[self explanatory]
Photos documenting New York City from c.1880 to around 1937. Some fascinating shots in this collection.

» Rong

A.K.A.: “Round Pong”.
Addictive.

Bonus Link!

» Famous Movie Quotes: Graphed

I like the On The Waterfront one the best.

Have a great weekend, everybody.

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May 21st, 2010

Friday!!

We are now precisely one month away from the official beginning of Summer 2010. I for one am excited.

Here we go…

» The Most Awesomest Thing Ever

“You have happened upon the quest for THE MOST AWESOMEST THING EVER. In each battle, we will pit two things against one another. It’s up to you to decide which is more awesome. Over time, the awesomest will prevail. Battle On.”
[self explanatory… I guess.]
My first “battle” was between a Boomerang and a Big Mac. Boomerang won. Your turn.

» NY Times Blog: Moment In Time

“Here it is: Earth, covered by stacks of thousands of virtual photographs, corresponding in location to where they were taken by Lens readers at one ‘Moment in Time’ (15:00 U.T.C., Sunday, May 2).”
This could eat up a lot of time.

» Prosopamnesia

A kind of mesmerizing little… thing.
Give it some time, it loads a bunch of things to get going.
Discovered by Ashy.

» 8-Ball Quick Fire Pool

Extremely addictive. Impressive for a flash game to have this level of detail as well.

Have a great (long) weekend, everybody!

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May 14th, 2010

Friday, and where I live it’s finally getting warm.

Here we go…

» Phoenix Remix of Grizzly Bear

[sort of]
Phoenix got too busy to remix Grizzly Bear’s track “Foreground”, so they decided to just put the original on the web alongside Eno’s Discreet Music version of the Pachelbel Canon.
Genius.
Sent in by Stef. G.

» The Vintage Ad Browser

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For print ads like this one. Yikes…

» Vending Spree

“I am going to consume and review every item in my office vending machine and there is nothing you can do to stop me.”
Wow. Sounds serious!
Also: Just how big is this vending machine?!

» Give Up, Robot

Another addictive little platform flash game.
Sent in by Jennidub.

Bonus Link!

» 8 Websites You Need To Stop Building

[self explanatory]

And there you have it.

Happy Friday, Friday people.

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May 7th, 2010

Welcome to May!

And of course… Your Friday Links.

» Shihad: Sleepeater

A really beautiful multimedia presentation for this NZ band’s new single. Fantastic.

» Not Coming Soon

Daren Dochterman’s projection of movies that probably should not be made. Some of these are awesome.

» waiting for bieber

“twitter users desperately trying to get Justin Bieber to follow them”
Craziness.
Sent in by Miko.

» Time Paradox

A simple platformer game from Square Enix. Only with the added twist of trying to prevent you from running into yourself.
Addictive!
Sent in by Miko.

Bonus Link!

» Infographic: The Size Of The Louisiana Oil Spill

[self explanatory, and extremely troubling.]
Sent in by Mandy C.

Have a great weekend, everybody!

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