reverse social engineering
Aug 22, 2001
and ubiquitous blue screen of death. If you've
left a PC running a Windows product for more than an hour at a time you have
most likely experienced it yourself. Not
even Chairman Bill can escape its hoary clutches. Take heart, now you can
finally experience the pink
screen of death and others! Or why not join in the fun and amuse your friends
and terrify your enemies with the BlueScreen
to Computing by asosa
|Give a buck to Bill Gates. He must need it, why else would Microsoft be going after charities like PCs for Kids?.
to Commerce by nelson
Aug 21, 2001
|Teenage pregnancy is down in the United States. But don't worry, the kids in Britain are picking up the slack.
to Health by lampbane
One of the earliest video games,
written on a PDP-1 (with an oscillioscope display) at MIT, but went through
(including a gigantic
coin-op arcade machine).
If you don't have a PDP handy, you can
original online (Java required).
to Games by riotnrrd
By far, the most intriguing art piece at
SIGGRAPH this year
by Japanese artists Sachiko Kodama and Minako Takeno. The installation
consisted of a shallow pool of a "magnetic fluid" (extremely fine iron
filings suspended in oil) that could be manipulated by computer-controlled
beautiful and startling
A upcoming installation,
Make sure to watch the video
to Art by riotnrrd
|Wil Wheaton, often vilified for his role as Star Trek's Wesley Crusher, has grown up to have a bit of time on his hands.
to Television by riddle
|Advertisers seeking to make their message ubiquitous have invaded gas pumps, supermarket checkout lines, and even now the time you spend waiting for others to answer the phone. And you can't run to the bathroom to escape, either.|
to Commerce by fringehead
|n3xt.com has beautiful short Flash loop art. Not
stinky art at all.|
to Art by nelson
|Statue Molesters: As if the pigeons weren't bad enough.
to Wackos by fool
Aug 20, 2001
|George Carlin has made a career saying
the seven words you can't say on televisionand a lot of other funny stuff
too. What do you suppose he has to say on his personal Web site?|
to Humor by fatherdan
|Poor monkey boy. Any Microsoft employees willing to videotape their next company gathering?|
to Humor by kade
|If you miss Third Voice,
or just want to add public annotations to Web pages
without using a plug-in, check out CritSuite
and start commenting about (and on)
your favorite Web sites.
to Web by tregoweth
|Check out abandoned-places.com for gorgeous
photos of decayed industrial sites in Europe.
to Art by gator
|Am I Right has an amusing collection of
misheard lyrics and
to Humor by laurel
Aug 19, 2001
"an erotic community with more than 57,000 online homepages!",
wants you to help find sites on its servers "with 'Adult' content!"
to Sex by tregoweth
Aug 18, 2001
wants to pay you up to $5000 for your million-dollar ideas!
to Commerce by tregoweth
|Ah, Mother England. Where one might repose with one's laptop on the Internet Park Bench to, perhaps, make a tariffless long-distance call or catch up on the delightful happenings of that most celebrated of legumes, Bertie the Beet.
to Web by saucy
Aug 17, 2001
|It's time to let your taste in comics grow up a little, Junior. Fer instance,
check out the superlative work of Chris
Ware , Daniel
Patrick Welch and Carrie Golus,
Prewitt, and Ben
Americans! Reclaim and appreciate your comics heritage. Check out the level
of respect shown to our
own comic artists
in Europe and be SHAMED.
to Comics by fatherdan
|I recently discovered a new toy, the Orgasmatron. It is not quite what it sounds like, but it is very pleasureable. Trust me. (North American readers might want to order it here instead).|
to Toys by keith
|An unholy alliance between newspapers and funeral homes has produced an Internet Portal of Death. For $195 you can be immortal!|
to Commerce by fringehead
Aug 16, 2001
|Who's Bob Young? He plays guitar..he
sings. He doesn't dance. He writes songs. He has never worn a speedo. However,
he has been fat and worn polyester.
to Music by fatherdan
|Waking Life, a movie from the people who did Slacker, looks very pretty. The last line in the trailer probably sums it up: wow.
to Movies by fool
fur baby? I
asked around. I lit a candle.
Can someone rescue you?|
to Pets by netcowboy
|"Insturments be political prisioners up inside computers." Or so says Saul Williams.|
to Music by fool
|Happy day of Elvis's Death. Visit one of many Elvis shrines, like Joni Mabe's Panoramic Encyclopedia of Everything Elvis. Or pay homage to all of the Elvis impersonators out there.
to Music by aimz
|Christians have been putting religious
messages on bricks at the King County (Redmond, WA) Public
Library. In response to messages like "Christ Died
For Our Sins. He Rose Again. 1
Cor 15:3-4.", the author bought his own bricks: "God Kills
Babies. Read 1
Samuel 15:3. And God Is Love??". Inspired by this, a local has contributed not
only a photo
gallery but has bought his own bricks, including
"Socialize Microsoft" and "Worship a Daemon:
Run FreeBSD". And, no, it's not too late to get in on the
to Religion by sylvar
Aug 15, 2001
|You're snacking. You're eating popcorn. At the end you find those crunchy and yummy bits at the bottom that are half popped. Now if only you could get a whole can of those...
to Food by gsean
|Something tells me that the MJ at Michael Jackson's Beer Hunter is not the same MJ we all know and love.
to Beer by enigma
|Finally, Peer to Peer technology is starting to be used for something other than just swapping pirated files. While URLBlaze just adds a rather sysadmin-unfriendly spin to the old concept, the fine folks over at Daliworld have come up with a more exciting idea - simulate ocean life on a P2P network! Whee!|
to Internet by wheezer
Aug 14, 2001
|Everybody's crazy for those kinky boots, kinky boots,|
And whether you're in evening dress or bathing suits,
You wear boots, boots, kinky boots.
to Sex by fatherdan
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