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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Obvious Plant

quote [ I snuck some fake music albums into a local music store ]

Images for your amusement
[SFW] [humor] [+4 Funny]
[by arrowhen@6:30amGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 25 August 2017

Did This Book Buy Its Way Onto The New York Times Bestseller List?

quote [ How does a book with such a low Amazon ranking that’s ‘temporarily out of stock’ suddenly become the most read book in YA? ]

TLDR: The NYT bestseller list counts preorders as "sales", even if they're never actually paid for.
[SFW] [literature] [+3 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@3:18pmGMT] [5 comments]

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

The Enduring Legacy of Zork

quote [ The innovative text-adventure game still influences technologists 40 years after its creation. ]

It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.
[SFW] [games] [+4 Classy Pr0n]
[by arrowhen@2:41pmGMT] [11 comments]

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Love it or hate it, truckers say they can't stop listening to public radio

quote [ Meet a group of loyal NPR listeners who don't get talked about often. ]

[SFW] [travel] [+6 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@1:47pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 18 August 2017

A Guide Through the Darkened Passages of Dungeon Synth

quote [ The following artists represent a crude map to the world of Dungeon Synth. As with all worthwhile dungeon explorations, some paths aren’t marked below. You can fill those in as you explore. ]

Dorky, and not even in an ironic way. I love this stuff!
[SFW] [music] [+4 Good]
[by arrowhen@11:11pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Orkestra Obsolete play Blue Monday using 1930s instruments

quote [ In a special film, using only instruments available in the 1930s - from the theremin and musical saw to the harmonium and prepared piano - the mysterious Orkestra Obsolete present this classic track as you've never heard it before. ]

[SFW] [music] [+10 Good]
[by arrowhen@8:40pmGMT] [5 comments]

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Texas House passes bill restricting insurance coverage of abortion

quote [ Texas women would have to pay a separate health insurance premium to get coverage for non-emergency abortions — what an opponent dubbed "rape insurance" — under a bill given early approval by the Texas House on Tuesday. ]

How many rape dollars does rape insurance cost?
[SFW] [politics] [+2 Sad]
[by arrowhen@1:59amGMT] [6 comments]

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Cyber expert who stopped "WannaCry" attack arrested in U.S. on hacking charges

quote [ A cyber security researcher widely credited with helping to neutralize the global "WannaCry" ransomware attack earlier this year has been arrested on unrelated hacking charges, according to court documents unsealed on Thursday. ]

I put a 25 character comment here, but it got hacked.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+2]
[by arrowhen@11:09pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

A Farewell to Screen Savers, the Imagined Dreams of Our Machines

quote [ How the hypnotic digital designs suggested our computers had lives of their own. ]

I was always partial to "Mystify Your Mind."
[SFW] [history] [+7 Funsightful]
[by arrowhen@7:49amGMT] [14 comments]

Thursday, 27 July 2017

June Foray, Voice of ‘Bullwinkle Show’s’ Natasha and Rocky, Dies at 99

quote [ “We are all saddened by the news of June’s passing,” said ASIFA-Hollywood executive director Frank Gladstone, who noted that she would have celebrated her 100th birthday in September. “Although it didn’t come as a shock, it has really taken us back a bit.” ]

You can say that again, dahlink!
[SFW] [obituaries] [+6 Informative]
[by arrowhen@9:22pmGMT] [9 comments]

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