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January 01, 2005

“Smokey, this is not 'Nam. This is bowling. There are rules”

Yang“I promised to post a short summary of the WorldWideWeb project. Mail me with any queries.” WorldWideWeb - Executive Summary. By Tim Berners-Lee, Aug 6 1991, 1:37 pm

Jamie Zawinski often scans through the wire service photos on Yahoo News, and over the years started noticing a really strange trend. Many of the photos follow the same form: a picture of a person in the foreground, and on the background, a Giant Head!

A new beta service, Yahoo Video Search: Search for videos across the web

The 2004 Office Attachment Awards. Also from Yahoo-UK

Fat Fingers - Thousands of items on eBay are listed with misspelled descriptions. These items often expire with no bids on them as no-one can find them. (From “Rxreed”)

Greatest hits! My favorite 365 spam subject-lines, by Sebastian Campion; Sell your body to science

Godwin's Law: “As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one.” (From Jargon File, a comprehensive compendium of hacker slang)


The World's Most Powerful Meta-Disclaimer. “All clauses of this disclaimer apply to the disclaimer itself, except for this first sentence. All other disclaimers that may be found on this site, or sites linked to herein, are obviously subsets of this disclaimer and/or invalid, illegal, or fattening. This disclaimer is provided for informational, misinformational and metainformational purposes only and should not be construed as a solicitation or offer for anything whatsoever…” (More)

Personality Tests & Web Toys. A listing of timewasters. We hope you enjoy them, and heartily apologize for sucking out your very soul in the process

Unrelated - Regarding The Tsunami: One a set of photos, taken by Ernest Rodriguez. Flickr tags the disaster

(Smokey quote above from ?... ) More To Life On The Internet Here

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The Big Lebowski?

Posted by: Steel Turman at Jan 2, 2005 10:10:11 PM

That yin-yang frying egg photo is SO great. Thanks for posting it.

Posted by: r at Jan 11, 2005 8:39:46 AM

Of course, times move on and there are now plenty of alternatives to Fat Fingers although most are simple copycat sites there are one or two really unique ones out there.

Posted by: Invisible Auctions at May 19, 2007 2:24:50 PM