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[Thursday, February 21st, 2008 09:19 am GMT -5 | One Comment | 7,178 views]

This music was created using only sounds from Windows XP and Windows 98. It’s a lot better than you’d think. I’ve listened to it a few times.
via Larissa Meek

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[Saturday, July 7th, 2007 02:09 am GMT -5 | One Comment | 2,657 views]

In a study conducted by Duncan Watts, a professor of sociology at Columbia University, users were asked to listen to, rate, and were given the option to download a number of songs they’d never heard. This study had two groups. In one, users just heard the song before rating and choosing whether or not to download. In the other, the user was also supplied with the number of downloads the song had so far. Theoretically, …

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[Monday, June 11th, 2007 11:10 pm GMT -5 | No Comment | 1,541 views]

Who knew huge balls, huge women, and huge fish were so in demand? Certainly not me tonight when I was looking for a picture I’d seen awhile ago of a huge rabbit for my custom 404 page. I figured a Google image search for “Huge Rabbit” would give me what I wanted on the first page or two. As I started to type my query, Google auto-completed. With this:

When you type a search query into …

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[Monday, July 17th, 2006 06:33 pm GMT -5 | No Comment | 2,623 views]

*ring*
“Hello?”
“Hey, it’s Sony!”
“Oh, um…Hi! How are you?”
“Oh good, good. You get your Blue Ray DVD player yet?”
“Well, I was thinking about it. Then I saw that another one of your formats was just shitcanned.”
“Oh, that wasn’t shitcanned. Unless by ‘shitcanned’ you mean ‘made way more awesome and groundbreaking by the world’s technology pioneer’”
“Huh?”
“Yeah, now we sell movies on the Memory Stick Entertainment Packs. It’s never been done before, we broke new ground…again, lol”
“Um, isn’t that …