Dictators have mustaches; revolutionaries have beards.– reddit comment on the Beard Liberation Front
There are people who embrace the Oxford comma and people who don’t, and...– Lynne Truss
cleversimon: There’s bitching about the price because you’re a cheap, ungrateful piece of shit, and then there’s bitching about the price because paying it is the only way you get to see if the app even works. If people would chill out for a minute and focus on the latter point here, there’d be a lot less iPhone drama clogging up the internets. Cost doesn’t make a difference if you...
PROPOSAL: THE FIRST NIHILIST IPHONE APP →
By aedison. The shopping list you keep in Notes will be amended — “milk, eggs, deliver my eternal soul from nothingness.” Horizon One™ will send you e-mails from a you that is apparently drifting in a void, asking for help…
Thankfully the subculture of “hacking” is more about being popular...– reddit
LiveJournal’s metaquotes mourns the passing of Billy Mays, Discworld-style. Albert: Welcome home, mast— What happened to your robes? They’re so… clean. Death: THERE WAS A RATHER LOUD FELLOW TODAY… HE WAS VERY PERSUASIVE.
The Future Sound of London – Yage
Cross-linguistic onomatopoeias →
A lengthy list of onomatopoeic words in different languages. Now I know that the laughter sound kekeke is Korean, at least seven languages have words for the sound of brushing your teeth, and the phrase cock-a-doodle-doo is still utterly ridiculous.
My tumblelog was born two years ago today, and is still not dead. Thanks for staying awesome, Tumblr! (Apologies to Terry Pratchett.)
Have you ever considered the very real medical repercussions of this job? Forget...– Mario… or Luigi. Who cares?
Here’s a fun game: Name another celebrity you’d be willing to sweep...– Mike_FTW
Transhumanism is about how technology will eventually help us overcome the...– Cyberpunk
Nedroid: The Science of Cosby →
This was fun. We decided to run an experiment. We formed our hypothesis: if we got several people to draw pictures of Bill Cosby, without seeing what each other drew, the majority of them would involve Cosby in a wacky sweater with Jell-o pudding. With that we (by which I mean you) got to work. (via tiff)
Twitter’s a great place to be if you like a little morbid humour. Here’s a shortlist of Jackson-related posts from last night, in chronological order. Aimee_B_Loved: “Michael Jackson, dead at 50. Michael Jackson’s nose, dead at 26. Michael Jackson’s chin, dead at 17. Michael Jackson’s cheeks, dead at 5.” warrenellis: “I understand he was found...
Breaking News: Michael Jackson taken to children’s hospital.– Josh Hopkins
You can check email all day long, but if you don’t use that email to make...– Merlin Mann
The letter I have written today is longer than usual because I lacked the time...– Blaise Pascal (via)
Opera has included every imaginable browsing feature since 1978 and actually...– Every reddit browser war ever
If you ever find yourself stressing out over learning a foreign language, just...– Ten Reasons Why English is a Hard Language
NASA criticised for sticking to imperial units →
NASA’s decision to engineer its replacement for the space shuttle using imperial measurement units rather than metric could derail efforts to develop a globalised civilian space industry…
I’d rather be alone than miserable.– reddit
I don’t wear pink because I’m afraid people will assume I...– Remiel
Nasum – Fullmatad (0:54)
dalamar: don't forget there are some things regexs can't parse.
inky: like captchas
mk429: and love :'(
Today I learned that… →
“I can’t go out tonight because of my rule.”