A man in Hudson, Ohio called the police to report a suspicious package on his doorstep. When the officer arrived, he noticed the "AMAZON.COM" printing on the box and asked if the man had recently ordered anything from Amazon: The man reportedly said "Why yes, I did."The officer told the resident his order had arrived. The resident then said [...]
This is mean, but it sure is funny.
The iPhone's dead, long live the Windows Phone. That must be the genius proclamation that incited Microsoft to celebrate Windows Phone 7 reaching RTM status with the incomprehensible procession you see above. An elaborate parade, replete with hearses and black capes, was organized last week to denote the passing of the BlackBerry and iPhone into [...]
"Honestly the ball gag and clown wig CAME with the van!"
It would have been better if the nozzle was twisted to actually blow on your face instead of your hands.
Perhaps I have a future teaching English as a second language.
The FBI ordered wikipedia to remove its seal from the article there about the bureau. It threatened to litigate. Unfortunately for the FBI, the law it cited is the one that forbids making counterfeit badges, and Wikimedia's lawyers mocked them in its response. John Schwartz in the NYT: "Many sites, including the online version of the [...]
Comic-Con attendees, don't miss the screening of Herpes Boy, "an award-winning independent feature film comedy about a social misfit with a facial birthmark (not herpes) who accidentally becomes an Internet celebrity." (more...)
Justin Bieber's "My World Tour" Twitter voting contest asked fans to vote on which country he should tour next, without restriction on which countries could be included in the vote. 4chan smelled opportunity: Anonymous nominated North Korea, then the boards clickswarmed. At the time of this blog post, more than half a million votes now demand [...]
Creepy trivial fact: the spill started on Hitler's 121st birthday. A quick YouTube search for "Hitler BP oil spill" yields quite a few. of. these.
Which one are you?
The platypus is indeed the product of Satan’s nightmares sent to destroy us all.
Someone should buy bluffcitypolice.com just to thwart their next move. BLUFF CITY, Tenn. – After a Tennessee police department let its website expire, the site was snatched up by a new owner — a man who uses it to gripe about traffic cameras that issue speeding tickets. Computer network designer Brian McCrary says he discovered the Bluff [...]
Well... if both are really "perfectly rational", and they have common knowledge of each other's rationality, then both should reason along the lines of "we're both using the same decision algorithm. So our decisions are going to strongly correlate. So there's effectively only two options: either both of us cooperate or booth of us defect. Both of [...]
We first heard rumors of this policy change a couple of months ago, but now it's made the papers: the Financial Times is reporting that Google is phasing out the use of Windows internally, as employees are migrated to either Linux or Mac OS X on machine turnovers or new hires. The policy change was precipitated in large part by the security breach [...]
Hi, I’m Troy McClure. You may remember me from such movies as “You’re Reading This In My Voice” and “Even Though I Just Stated It, You’re Still Reading This In My Voice.”
Good news everyone, I have also invented a device that makes the final countdown play in your head!