Monthly Archives: June 2013

#CancelNetflix: Arrested Development isn’t the only thing they screwed up | Defective by Design

Netflix just announced that they are streaming videos in HTML5, only in browsers with “Premium Video Extensions”. You know what that means — Digital Restrictions Management (DRM). http://www.defectivebydesign.org/cancelnetflix

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Lo Pan!

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Oh Craigslist…..you kill me

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Japanese dancer becomes Internet sensation, and all he had to do was defy most laws of physics

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
After Japanese “performer” Miu GaGa’s laughably over-enthusiastic “dance” appearance on America’s Got Talent, Japan was in desperate need of a representative to show Las Vegas – where the show is based – and America at large…

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Pigeon people flock to Google Street View in Tokyo

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
If you happen to be looking for directions around Mitaka Station in Musashino, Tokyo you might be in for an eerie surprise. As Google’s Street View camera strapped to a guy’s back passed through the quaint…

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Here is an invention idea

For those who travel in busses a lot (like South Korea), put a temp sensor in the seats so that the environment is better controlled.  When people get too hot, turn up the AC, instead of the driver turning it … Continue reading

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Opt out of PRISM

So me, always being on the lookout for websites doing doing bad things without you asking, can’t help but run into the Prism Break website.  They left out something important….labeling the columns!  The first column is the category, the second … Continue reading

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How To Become Invisible To The NSA’s Domestic Spying Program

Originally posted on Devnuts:
Courtesy DYLAN LOVE, BusinessInsider A designer named Peng Zhong feels so strongly opposed to PRISM, the NSA’s domestic spying program, that he created a site to educate people on how to "opt out" of it. According…

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Contemporary dancer enlists the skills of Shaolin monks, with amazing results

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
Since the first performance in 2008, Sutra has been staged in 55 cities in 27 countries and has become an exceptionally popular show. To develop and stage this awe-inspiring performance, the contemporary dance superstar Sidi Larbi…

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Weather forecast? No worries, you only need a stone, and a rope!

Originally posted on lauffmao:
Excellent idea isn’t it? LOL !!!

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