29 April 2010

Study finds that the brain surges with activity just before death

[via:Roger Ebert]

Valve Time

[via:Andy Baio]

Steve Jobs on Flash (on Apple’s mobile platform)

[via:Rasmus Andersson]

28 April 2010

IFPI’s child porn strategy (Christian Engström, Pirate MEP)

”Child pornography is great,” the speaker [at a seminar organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Stockholm on May 27, 2007, under the title ”Sweden — A Safe Haven for Pirates?] declared enthusiastically. ”It is great because politicians understand child pornography. By playing that card, we can get them to act, and start blocking sites.””

[via:Inka Salminen]

Pope outlines the dangers of the Internet and Transparency

“…increases the ‘dangers of … intellectual and moral relativism,’ which can lead to ‘multiple forms of degradation and humiliation’ of the essence of a person, and to the ‘pollution of the spirit.'”

[via:Slashdot]

27 April 2010

Suomen Ninjapuolue

[via:Matias Pajulahti]

Spotify 0.4.3 sports local file playback support and social, sharing features, including tight Facebook integration. #

[via:Rufus Gylling]

24 April 2010

Failed cheapo USB dongle design

[via:Kristoffer Lawson]

23 April 2010

Check your privacy settings on Facebook – new features allow further sharing of your data

[via:Gina Trapani]

Illegal Drugs brought to you by rEdandBLUEandgrEen

[via:zefrank]

“If we put male hormones in a chicken and we make a homosexual eat it, he will transform into a heterosexual”.

— Evo Morales, President of Bolivia #

[via:Arttu Lehmuskallio]

The Known Universe # takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most complete four-dimensional map of the universe”.

[via:Chris Helenius]

Sex is not the enemy

[via:Isak Gerson]

dubai france qatar united arab emirates spider man window cleaner inspect, fix, and clean building facades

In Dubai, France, Qatar and UAE, hire Spider-man to clean windows and facades

[via:Boing Boing]

22 April 2010

Man spends 3 years maxing out a perfectly optimized SimCity 3000 city #

[via:Abraham Williams/RT]

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