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April 29, 2008

street view directions

Driving directions with Street View on Google Maps :: new google feature that is quite awesome

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Man vs. Gator!

CNN Shirt :: CNN tries to monetize the fact that they provide moronic and irrelevant news! :: I actually think this would be quite clever if an independent party had done it...but CNN? come on.

Posted by zefrank at 11:17 AM | Comments (12)

April 28, 2008

a paper.

Michael Newman has analyzed "the show". its quite a trip to read :) pssst...sportsracers it's about you.

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the legacy of the pankegg

Savory Pankeggs (of Awesomeness) and

haiti pankegg

the original pankegg video:
the show with zefrank

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April 27, 2008

Staff Benda Bilili

a really raw and excellent performance by a group of polio disabled musicians :: click below to watch and them check out the extra info on the band following the post :: a compelling story

more info on the band

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April 25, 2008

the meme.

i'm sorry- i had to.

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April 23, 2008

sleeveface

a nice collection of people filling in what album covers imply

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April 21, 2008

"'Charlie Rose' by Samuel Beckett"

this cracked me up so hard...click to below watch

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Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon’s Hidden Hand

sunday's story is worth another look

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April 17, 2008

the showtime project

THE SHOWTIME PROJECT (live) :: a wonderful video of a performance by Lauren Thompson where she synchronize dances to a video that she made when she was 4 years old. click below to watch

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dude! : US army develops robotic suits

US army develops robotic suits :: like in aliens or matrix! :: super creepy :: and i want one!

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April 16, 2008

youngme/nowme

inspired by the little me pics you guys sent in a while back (and an email from nader) i started a competition called youngme/nowme

you find a pic of young you and then take a pic now recreating that pose.

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elitism?

An 'average' American will never be president :: Roland Martin writes an article that is suspiciously similar to John Stewart's rant...

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April 15, 2008

stewart on the "bitter" remark

one of his recent bests, with a great turn at the end :: click below to watch

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Leningrad Cowboys culture mash up

Finnish rock band and former the former Soviet Army choir sings the "Sweet Home Alabama" :: our favorite racism-tinged anthem! (that is if you equate "In Birmingham, they love the governor" with George Wallace) :: watch below

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Toothpaste For Dinner

Toothpaste For Dinner :: web comic series that is cute and often clever

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April 11, 2008

really great idea

Drop.io: Simple Private Exchange :: i'm a fan!

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Nerd Rap Battle

Thought i would extend this out to all of you. I am currently running a nerd rap battle that will be judged by J. Coulton and Doc Popular. The winning entry gets a pair of JetBlue tickets to anywhere they fly :: anyone can enter, just follow a team on twitter and rap :: its easy and free (and fun) :: Give it a shot!

Posted by zefrank at 2:08 PM | Comments (1)

April 9, 2008

ahh - the wii finally matures

Super Pii Pii Brothers

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an oldie but a goodie! COOOKIE!!!

Cookie Monster Searches Deep Within Himself and Asks: Is Me Really Monster?

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April 8, 2008

Fifa Street Tricks

if only soccer was this awesome :: click below for movie ::

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April 6, 2008

Lejo!

Super cute hand puppetry :: click on the filmpjes! awesomepjes!

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April 4, 2008

just finished

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz :: loved it to pieces, one of my favorite reads this year.

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Phun

A nice wiki resource for Phun - the wonderful 2D phsyics sandbox :: tons of homemade vids on YouTube :: click below for the demo video

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April 3, 2008

visualcomplexity

a very cool resource hub for info visual geeks :: visualcomplexity.com

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stop motion battle :: Tony vs. Paul

quite a smash on YouTube, and worth it ::

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April 2, 2008

playing bingo tomorrow

if you are on twitter and want to play click here :: we'll start at 3PM EDT :: you gotta be on a team to play :: SLOOH is giving free membership to all winners :: part of ColorWars2008

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April 1, 2008

Muxtape

Muxtape :: quite brilliant and fun to use...radio or P2P? catch it before copyright bites em in the butt...

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