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Google search results for "KH(Ax)N" for x=1 to 100

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Google search results for "KH(Ax)N" for x=1 to 100 - see also: hmmm, Oh Shiit, and Daaaamn, and X Girls Y Cups  [via]

YouTube offering download links on selected videos

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : YouTube offering download links on selected videos - high-quality MP4 files, starting with all Change.gov videos; for everything else, there's KeepVid

New law threatens handmade children's toy and clothing crafters

16/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New law threatens handmade children's toy and clothing crafters - used toys are now exempted, but Etsy sellers are rightfully panicking; some endangered toys  [via]

Seattle Post Intelligencer writes its own obituary

16/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Seattle Post Intelligencer writes its own obituary - naturally, the staff reporters covered the announcement of the paper's sale in detail

Hotel for Dogs undisclosed ad on I Can Haz Cheezburger

16/01/2009 @ 21:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Hotel for Dogs undisclosed ad on I Can Haz Cheezburger - the community saw right through it, in their own unique way; does editorial integrity apply to LOLCats?  [via]

Thought bubbles in Brooklyn

16/01/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Thought bubbles in Brooklyn - found on Urban Prankster, edited by Improv Anywhere's Charlie Todd  [via]

Measuring gravity in the Super Mario Bros. universe

16/01/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Measuring gravity in the Super Mario Bros. universe - as game hardware increases from the NES to Wii, Mario's gravity is getting closer to reality  [via]

deusx : Acceleration Due to Gravity: Super Mario Brothers - "The purpose of this analysis is to determine the evolution of gravity in the Mario video game series as video game hardware increases."

Melt-in-the-Mouth Cookies, a brief history

16/01/2009 @ 07:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Melt-in-the-Mouth Cookies, a brief history - Justin obsessively researches a family recipe back to the 1940s  [via]

joshua : Melt-in-the-Mouth Cookies, a brief history - Justinsomnia

Roxanne by Songsmith

15/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

nelson : Roxanne by Songsmith - Vocals from The Police fed through the auto-harmony Microsoft doodad

Andy Baio : Microsoft Songsmith takes on The Police's "Roxanne" - more classics here, including Wonderwall and What's Going On  [via]

Dopplr's visualization of Barack Obama's travels in 2008

15/01/2009 @ 22:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Dopplr's visualization of Barack Obama's travels in 2008 - they also generating these annual reports for every Dopplr user  [via]

Simon Willison : Dopplr presents the Personal Annual Report 2008: freshly generated for you, and Barack Obama... - Dopplr presents the Personal Annual Report 2008: freshly generated for you, and Barack Obama.... So classy it hurts. I’d love to know what library they used to generate the PDF.

Dennis Crowley on the death of Dodgeball

15/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Dennis Crowley on the death of Dodgeball - the site's original cofounder vows to build a replacement after it's closed for good  [via]

Superuseless Superpowers

15/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Superuseless Superpowers - though nothing really beats the powers of Section 8

Milo Vermeulen : superuseless superpowers [via]

Rod Begbie : superuseless superpowers - Oh, what I wouldn't give to be "13th Bullet Bulletproof"… [via#

More Google trimming

15/01/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

nelson : More Google trimming - Cutting some unsuccessful or redundant products. Including, sadly, Jaiku and Dodgeball

Andy Baio : Google closes Dodgeball, Google Video uploads, Google Notebook, Google Catalogs - and they're ending development on Jaiku and open-sourcing the code

Melodie, the one-year-old videogame expert

15/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Melodie, the one-year-old videogame expert - hell, I didn't even know five of them  [via]

Legends of Zork

15/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Legends of Zork - the Zork franchise is being revived as a browser-based MMO from the creator of Trukz

DeWitt Clinton takes a Twitter sample

15/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : DeWitt Clinton takes a Twitter sample - he estimates about 23% of the userbase is active and connected, about 1.2M people  [via]

Giant Bomb releases game database API

14/01/2009 @ 23:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Giant Bomb releases game database API - they're doing some interesting community stuff, mixing wikis with traditional game journalism  [via]

Noisy Decent Graphics: All the ephemera that's fit to print

14/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

philgyford : Noisy Decent Graphics: All the ephemera that's fit to print - I haven't even seen one of these (yet) but it's already one of my favourite objects. I've wanted to do something like this for ages but Russell and Ben actually did it, and did it much better than I'd ever have done it.

Andy Baio : Ben Terrett on "Things Our Friends Have Written On The Internet" - they printed 1,000 copies of a newspaper filled with tweets, blog posts, and miscellaneous writing from last year

Weezer's Pork and Beans, alternate video

14/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Weezer's Pork and Beans, alternate video - much more chaotic with nearly twice the memes, including Badger Badger and Leeroy Jenkins cameos

Dan Bruno on the rhythm battle system in Mother 3

14/01/2009 @ 09:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Dan Bruno on the rhythm battle system in Mother 3 - one of the harder songs has a 29/16 time signature

Interview with an Adware Author

14/01/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Interview with an Adware Author - Interview with an Adware Author: heh

Andy Baio : Interview with a former adware programmer - the lengths they went to avoid detection was pretty incredible

nelson : Adware Anatomy - fascinating article about how evil malware works

The Hype Machine's Zeigeist 2008

14/01/2009 @ 00:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Hype Machine's Zeigeist 2008 - now that the whole thing's up, well worth checking out; all 50 top albums are streamable

Pretty Loaded, an archive of Flash preloaders

13/01/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

Andy Baio : Pretty Loaded, an archive of Flash preloaders - "strange, this site never finishes loading"  [via]

New York Mag on the new programmer-journalist movement at the New York Times

12/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : New York Mag on the new programmer-journalist movement at the New York Times - the NYT seems like the only paper that's innovating like a high-tech startup

The Evolution of Dance 2

12/01/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

Andy Baio : The Evolution of Dance 2 - like the New Numa and Hamsterdance 2, you can't recapture the magic

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