The Daily What (TDW) Geeks share a Mental Floss/mental_floss blog showing "The Most Amusing Images from the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) Strike -- On January 18th, websites across the internet went on strike to protest the SOPA and the related Protect IP Act (PIPA). Some sites were completely blocked; others added censorship graphics to their banners, and some posted about the strike. The point was to make all internet users aware of the bills before Congress and to encourage reader participation. A few sites went above and beyond the call of duty and made the strike itself entertaining.
Neatorama shares a brief and sad biography on Curly Howard
Icons -- 20+ minutes of geeky/nerdy stuff (histories, interviews, video games, computers, consoles, etc.).Submitted by ant on Sun, 01/15/2012 - 4:06am. Addon/Modification | Apple | Apple Games | Arcades | Art/Design | Audio | Communication | Development/Quality Assurance Testing | Education/School | General Computing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Television (TV) Show/Movie | Videogame Console
FailDesk shows what "passwords are like ..."
Americans' ratings on professions (nurses, pharmacists, medical doctors, etc.) for their honesty and ethical standards.Submitted by ant on Sat, 01/07/2012 - 9:37am. Communication | History | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Work
FailDesk shares a four pages showing achievements for "Information Technology (IT) Achievements Unlocked! -- If you've ever played any games via the Steam network, you know what these are. As we go throughout the struggles of banal, the frustrating, the mind-numbing and inane every day...sometimes we feel like the only satisfaction we can get is the chance of going home at some point.
(Audio)KaT shares an amusing comic strip on pronouncing words wrong/incorrectly...
Neatorama shares a Mental Floss/mental_floss article on "The 25 Most Powerful Songs of the Past 25 Years -- They're not the most beautiful songs, or the most musically important. In fact, a few could literally drive you nuts. But the following tunes--some as old as Mozart, others as current as Beyoncé--have fundamentally altered the world we live in at some point in the last quarter century. They've saved lives, brought glory to America, and gotten teenagers to use deodorant. Somehow, they’ve made a difference. So, ladies and gentlemen, put your hands together for the ultimate power playlist. Let the countdown begin! ..."