4 Apr 2011, 2:05pm
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Shark Poop!

Have a gif of a shark pooping – I’m having that sort of day.

4 Apr 2011, 1:16pm
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Slice HD will hurt your fingers

In Slice HD you manipulate knives, stabbing instruments, and razors in order to hit the red button. Sometimes the objects move in ways you don’t expect, and in other levels moving one piece triggers something else. It looks nerve-wracking, and not one for those with a fear of blood or sharps!

3 Apr 2011, 10:17pm
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Simple Guide to Photography

A Redditor named geft has put together this rather brilliant simple guide to photography.

1 Apr 2011, 1:50pm
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The Problem with Jeggings

More and more I’m seeing girls wearing those appalling ‘jeggings’ these days. They always remind me of the Problem with Jeggings sketch.

1 Apr 2011, 12:11pm
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Maneggs

Maneggs is a webcomic I’ve been meaning to post for a while – it’s got the bizarro quality of the Perry Bible Fellowship.

1 Apr 2011, 12:02pm
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LoofLirpa

It’s that time of the year again and ThinkGeek have their usual selection of spoof products including Angry Birds green Pork Scratchings, an edible iPhone case and a Minecraft USB Desktop Nether Portal. The game is to spot which prank products will actually end up being made much like the previous Canned Unicorn Meat and Tauntaun sleeping bag.

31 Mar 2011, 10:59pm
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Radio Girl – Underground Melody

What a lovely piece of inspired insanity. Like a live version of one of those quasi-psychedelic 1930′s cartoons.

31 Mar 2011, 2:44pm
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Futurama theorem

Futurama has been responsible for many head scratching moments but I’d not realised that it had also created it’s very own Futurama theorem – a mathematical, philosophical and meta-physical theorem. Great News Everybody!

26 Mar 2011, 10:16pm
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Bad-Ass

Tony Benn – professional bad-ass mofo.

24 Mar 2011, 12:52pm
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Retro handheld game archive

A rather impressive library of games from old school Japanese handheld consoles.

23 Mar 2011, 12:02pm
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Kitten Block

Kitten Block is my new favourite Firefox add-on – it replaces any links from either sh1trag The Daily Mail or the Daily Express with images of kittens or cups of tea – my day is already 50% calmer.

23 Mar 2011, 12:00pm
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How to Write a Manifesto

How to write a manifesto. Nailed it!

23 Mar 2011, 11:23am
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Star Wars PSAs

Some very funny Star Wars PSA posters.

22 Mar 2011, 3:17pm
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Growing The Beard or Jumping the Shark?

I’ve long been aware of the phenomenon of ‘Jumping the Shark‘ (an event that neatly demonstrates the exact point that a tv show runs out of ideas) but I hadn’t heard of the opposite to it which apparently is known as Growing The Beard – when tv shows get better. Named for Star Trek TNG’s Commander Riker facial follicle follies.

21 Mar 2011, 9:00am
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Vader & I

I don’t know if anyone else still bothers with Popbitch anymore but it came up trumps last week with:
“Vader & I – Part II”


which is just about the most perfect mash-up ever. There’s also a not-quite-so-good
Part I

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pmxra03b1nQ

20 Mar 2011, 9:48pm
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Office Space Desktop

I have a new favorite desktop image – this geeky Office Spacereference.

18 Mar 2011, 12:01am
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BBC Radio 4b

I think I’ve found my ultimate work soundtrack. Next time I have a document to write and need to concentrate I’ll stick BBC Radio 4b on. It’s a stream of short clips from Radio 4 played at random. It’s like a calming wash of normality.

17 Mar 2011, 2:19pm
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The Beano

The Beano comic has been around in the UK since the 1930′s and is still going strong. Luckily they don’t run old favourites (?) such as Musso the Wop any longer.
cheers anistropia

17 Mar 2011, 12:58pm
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retrofuturs

The Design Junkie in me just adores Cargo Collectives’ retrofuturs collection.

16 Mar 2011, 12:59pm
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Pegg and Frost Remake Star Wars

On the set of their latest movie, ‘Paul’ Simon Pegg and Nick Frost attempted to remake the entire Star Wars: a New Hope. They only completed one scene. It seems that the the effort of making a single scene so funny left them with nothing to put into Paul.

15 Mar 2011, 11:34am
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Arthrobots Steampunk Insects

Tom Hardwidge makes some very cool steampunk insect sculptures.

11 Mar 2011, 2:35pm
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Happy 30th Birthday ZX81

I was a mere 8 years old when the ZX81 became one of my first objects of desire. My brother and I were lucky enough to have one bought to us and despite assuring our parents that we’d try to use it for educational purposes it was useless for schoolwork. Interesting to note that we both work in IT now though (although neither of use do any form of coding) – I’d like to thank Sir Clive Sinclair for having a significant impact on my life (the C5 sucked though).

10 Mar 2011, 2:12pm
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Radiohead Fan Speaks Out

I also like Creep and Pable Honey. I hope this guy will let me join his club.



10 Mar 2011, 11:24am
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Live From Jodrell Bank

I’m a very happy bunny this morning – mrs grom and I have just bought tickets to see the Flaming Lips play at Jodrell Bank – a huge radio dish in Cheshire in July. Good line up – British Sea Power and OK Go as well and huge projections onto the giant dishes.

3 Mar 2011, 6:15pm
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Human Planet

I really hope you can see this link across the world as this audio slideshow of the BBC program Human Planet is breathtaking. The program itself is well worth searching out on torrents if you aren’t in the UK – it has everything you expect from the BBC’s Natural History dept but uses a lot of new technology – I can’t get enough of the last few minutes of each episode where they show how they got a lot of the shots.

3 Mar 2011, 1:57pm
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Urban downhill racing headcam video

The Valparaiso Cerro Abajo race in Chile is a downhill mountain bike race through a hillside village. It’s famous for being one of the most insane urban downhill races in the world, and this year even though the course didn’t go through anyones houses this headcam footage really shows off what an amazing ride it is.

1 Mar 2011, 11:23am
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Famous Objects from Classic Movies

I really like the Famous Objects from Classic Movies quiz despite it being far too easy and there’s a problem with the same questions coming up repeatedly but all the same, it looks good and plays well.

28 Feb 2011, 12:10pm
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Actors Acting!

Asking actors to, ahem, act doesn’t sound too impressive but photographer Howard Schatz has done an excellent series of Actors in Character. Each actor has three poses to make one shot and it’s strangely illuminating.

25 Feb 2011, 5:07pm
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Angry Birds Cake

Not being an iFan or even android enabled (yet) I have yet to succumb to the allure of Angry Birds, but this Playable Angry Bird Cake is, as the tedious would have it “full of win”

20 Feb 2011, 1:05am
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How to do everything

Ask most people what the largest source of human knowledge is and some people might say Wikipedia, others will choose google but that kind of resource doesn’t tell you ‘how’ to do something. CD3WD is a 16GB collection of manuals on how to do most things needed to survive. There’s an online version for browsing but the idea is to grab the lot for offline use. It’s aimed at the third world so obviously concentrates heavily on farming but after the zombie apocalypse I’d like to ensure I had a copy to hand.

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