A desk job can be dangerous according to StupidVideos' streaming video clip. Ouch! I hope that will never happen to me! ;)
Profanity Adventures is a nostalgic look at what used to happen when you tried typing swear words into 8-bit text adventure games.
This week's Something Awful is about multiple scenes from movies and posters. Some of them are funny.
TheShadow sent me a funny video clip of a transquilized bear that fell onto a trampoline. You can watch the original news footage in a streaming Flash video format, streaming video on StupidVideos (Windows Media and QuickTime), or MPEG format (1.9 MB). You can also download Craig Kilborn's video commentary (1.9 MB; WMV): #1 or #2 (local copy) which makes the clip funnier.
Today's Worth1000 theme is "If Pirates Ruled". Basically, depict the world if pirates ruled.
I am an animal lover so I like today's theme. Worth1000's contest theme is about animals in clothes. It's anarchy I tell you, anarchy. There are 63 entries.
This New York Time's article (thanks N.Y. Times Link Generator for registrationless access) talks about digital data can fade away. The nation's 115 million home computers are brimming over with personal treasures -- millions of photographs, music of every genre, college papers, the great American novel and, of course, mountains of e-mail messages. Yet no one has figured out how to preserve these electronic materials for the next decade, much less for the ages. Like junk e-mail, the problem of digital archiving, which seems straightforward, confounds even the experts.
Engadget has a photograph of a solar-powered cellular payphone that was spotted on boat sailing around Lake Victoria in Africa. It is probably not real since it could possibly be a staged advertisement for something or other.