Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

Friday Online Nonsense To Distract You From Work

It’s Friday and the cold hard truth is that we’re all wishing it were the end of the day, so that we can begin the weekend.  If you’re having a particularly tough Friday then you could probably use a couple time wasters.  Thankfully, the internet is jam packed full of absolutely pointless, but still funny […]

Friday, July 23rd, 2010 | Continue reading

Ilse Aigner Attempts To Create 10 Golden Rules of Netiquette

Aigner is the German consumer minister and she believes that the net needs 10 golden rules of etiquette.  Not just any rules though, ones made by those that use social networking websites.   She intends to use a similar principal as they already use for Germany’s urban transit system.  It runs on an honor system where […]

Sunday, July 18th, 2010 | Continue reading

ThinkGeek in hot water over their Unicorn Meat

ThinkGeek is notorious for their funny yet fake products.  One of my favorites is their Canned Unicorn Meat.  The slogan they threw in with it is “Unicorn – the new white meat”.  Well you probably know of the pork slogan, “the other white meat”.  Going to a whole new level of stupidity, the Pork Board […]

Monday, June 28th, 2010 | Continue reading

Computer Program Used To Find Depressed Bloggers

For some reason it’s apparently very important to find a computer program that is capable of detecting depression among bloggers.  I wasn’t aware of this pressing need, but I guess the researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel are on top of the situation.  They have already gotten the computer program up and going.  Plus, they […]

Sunday, June 27th, 2010 | Continue reading

Twitter Users Get To Control Man In Real Life

You probably don’t know David Perez, but apparently he has decided to allow Twitter users to control his every move.  He works for an advertising firm in Chicago and he pitched the idea to his boss after a little brainstorming session.  His boss not only gave him a go on the project, but told him […]

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 | Continue reading

Guy Gets Creative With Craigslist Posting

The internet just keeps getting more and more classy.  We have all come across those things online that make us really question if there is any hope for the world.  With this one there are multiple ways that this could annoy you to no end.  Someone posted an engagement ring online from an engagement gone […]

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 | Continue reading

Feeling A Little ADD? It’s The Internet’s Fault

Actually, it’s a little more than just the internet.  It’s all of those phone calls, e-mails, texts, tweets and all those other pop up messages that distract you from your current task.  Nicholas Carr’s books and blogs point out that we have become those people that absolutely can’t ignore those day to day distractions from […]

Monday, June 14th, 2010 | Continue reading

This Week’s Best Nonsense Videos

The internet is a beautiful thing that brings you all sorts of videos that allow for you to waste away your time.  This week my two favorites have to be the humping tortoise, yes a humping tortoise, and a driver misinterpreting the proper way to use a toll booth.  Of course, there’s absolutely no point […]

Saturday, June 5th, 2010 | Continue reading