It’s the first Friday Links of Summer!
Here we go…
» Best Five Second Video On The Internet
No but like: really! Endlessly re-watchable. Caution on the volume.
With apologies to mefi readers.
Crazy looking electric scooter. Apparently considered good competition for the unfortunately-marketed Segway. I kinda want one (but their country list doesn’t include mine. 🙁 )
This one’s been making the rounds so apologies if this got sent to you many times by other people.
You can send free letter mail to and from anywhere in Canada. (Note: not available for any other country. Also: limited time on the “free” part.)
Sent in by Nick
» Crazy Mammoths
A deceptively challenging yet very simple and quite addictive game. Read the instructions.
Have a fabulous weekend folks.
Mid-month, of the mid-year month of June.
And it’s Friday! 🙂
» Funny, But No
Rejected greeting card ideas from Shoebox Greetings. Some ridiculously bad, yet funny entries (which I would probably still buy.)
Also see here, and here
» Tim Knowles: Tree Drawings
Artist Tim Knowles attaches pens and other instruments to the branches of trees, and the trees “draw”. Very abstract, obviously, but there are some actually quite beautiful pieces in here.
[self explanatory (?!), and insane.]
Yes I linked to the uncyclopedia before but this deserves special mention.
» White Jigsaw
Oh sure it starts off simple, but wait until you get to the 30 x 30 puzzles.
Hope that your weekend is awesome.
Friday? Friiiday? FRRRIIIIIDAYEEEE?
» Passive-Aggressive Notes From Roommates, Neighbors, Coworkers And Strangers
Wow people get uptight about the strangest things. Also see The Office Sign Project.
Sent in by Marcy.
» Light Sprites
Fun and (of course) addictive.
» HiRISE: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment
Featuring (they claim) terrabytes of high resolution images from NASA’s Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter. You don’t have to be a nerd like me to enjoy the genuine beauty in some of these images.
Also see: Mars Rovers Galleries.
» Stupid Comics
Featuring “The Pony Who Liked Fun.” Yikes!
Have a great weekend all.
Welcome to Friday! And welcome to June!
Here are your Friday Links…
» You Cannot Resist LOLcats
These have been making the rounds and they make me laaaaaff!
Also see the Random Kitten Generator, and icanhascheezburger.com.
» DHKY: For More Better Life
I know: “whuh?!”. New York based designer David Yu. His portfolio is impressive, as is the interface.
» Aircraft Lavatory Graphics
[Self explanatory] [And: ?!?!]
» Desktop Tower Defence
It’s a bit complex: set up some towers which do different things, set them in enough of a line that the invaders can’t easily get around them, and then hit “start” and watch the defence take place. A bit difficult, but addictive.
Happy first day of June everybody. Have a great weekend.
And for our US friends: Memorial Day Weekend.
Here we go!
» The Bumbershoot Band Bio Generator
Bumbershoot takes place this September and is definitely worth checking out.
Sent in by Courteney.
» Virtual Speak & Spell
And no, you still can’t make it swear. 🙂
» Google Sightseeing
In some instances, some extremely hi-res satellite photos of city streets. You can see people in many of the major cities.
Worth it for the name alone. Addictive and funny. That site has tons more as usual. 🙂
Enjoy the rest of your Friday, and have a fabulous weekend.
It’s finally Friday! And where I live it’s a long weekend. Whuhoo!
Here we go…
Watch as photos uploaded to flickr are superimposed over their location on a Google map of the world. It’s mesmerizing, and it gives a sense of just how active that community is. Great interface too.
» So You’ve Decided To Be Evil…
“A Step-by-Step Guide to joining the Forces of Darkness”
[Note: rub hands together maniacally while reading…]
There is also a book available. [And it’s gotten some great reviews]
» Flight Memory
“Flight Memory enables you to easily keep track of where you have flown and then easily produce maps showing your flight routes.”
For travel nerds like me, this is kind of interesting. Check out the preview page.
» Where Is Jesus
Not Waldo: Jesus!
[Note: I am not religious]
Happy Friday, and happy (long) weekend everybody!
Mid-May Fridayyyyy! [applause!]
Here we go:
» Sweet-Ass Ice Sculptures I’m Going To Make With A Chain Saw One Day
[self explanatory] [And Funny!]
From the ever-entertaining McSweeney’s
» The Book of Bunny Suicides
Funny! (No really)
» Park My Car
Great idea. Take something everyone hates, and make it into an addictive game! (They should make “Do My Laundry” as well…)
Note: watch out for animals!
» Salem Witch Trials Archive
A bit dry, possibly, but it’s certainly interesting.
[Insert obligatory Bush Administration joke here…]
Sent in by Trace
» texyt.com: 3M’s Sticky Bear Is VERY Pleased To See You
Available only in China, Taiwan and Japan
Sent in by Ana D.
Enjoy your weekend, Friday people!
Whuhoo! The first Friday Links of May.
Heeeeere we go…
» Us Festival Archive: 1982 – 1983
Hard to believe how huge this festival event was. And it lost money. Some awesome shots of the nearly-million-person crowd that attended, and the insane 80’s bands that played them. (Scorpionnnns!)
See also the Wikipedia Entry.
The real era of real punk. (None of that Sum41 crap – no offence to Sum41 fans.) Particularly if you’re a fan: huuuuge amounts of background data on pretty much every punk band ever. Personal favorite: GBH.
» Random Personal Picture Finder(tm)
Another neat Google hack. Show a selection of personal photos of people you have likely never met. It changes over time and can be entertaining to return to after a while.
Sort of like a 3d version of one of my very favorite games, Lumines. Read the instructions. It starts off easy but progressively gets quite a bit more difficult.
Have a great Friday, and a spectacular weekend.
Holy crap it’s almost May!!
Happy Friday, Friday Links fans…
» The Top 15 Unintentionally Funny Comic Book Panels
“Robin– What have I done to you?” Classic!
» Handheld Games Museum
And you thought *I* was nerdy. 🙂 Some of these made some companies literally billions of dollars. Now some of them can be bought as keychains, notably this one. And yes: this guy owns pretty much everything you see here. Yikes.
» ThinkGeek Annoy-A-Tron!
Worth a read. A sick part of me wants several of these. 🙂
» Panda Bounce
Instructions are all in Japanese but essentially: Click on the panda to start it bouncing, then move the two guys on the bottom (with your mouse) to keep bouncing him off the targets above. It gets tricky because (of course) there are ninjas. Addictive and hilarious.
Have a great weekend, and enjoy the last of April.
Here you go…
» Iggy Pop’s Concert Rider
Some insane little commentaries all the way through. p.6: Stage Plan indicates that “No substances related to the manufacture of creosote” are allowed, among many, many others. Insane.
» Lost: Easter Eggs
Yes, all the OTHER little details you (and I) are probably missing from this addictive TV show. Needless to say: spoiler alert. Sent in by Ash.
» Asteroids Revenge
Instead of being the little ship that blows up asteroids, you are the asteroid. Oddly entertaining!
» Give Me Back My Google
“Google results without the annoying affiliate links.” It’s kind of like removing all the billboards from your drive home.
Hope your weekend is spectacular! Happy Friday