Archive for 2009

December 31 2009

Today’s Choice Links: Trade Me ad of the year; Tarantino’s Mixtape; Nissan for sale (check out the seats); The past ten years in icon form; Biggest internet controversies of the decade; Grandmothers in front of a green screen…

December 29 2009

Interesting infographic suggesting population growth is out of control and we throw out way too much food. Oh, and Oprah is obscenely rich…

Check it out after the jump…

December 23 2009

The Outlaw Pages

By Kirk MacGibbon

I have the very great pleasure of owning a BMW 850. It’s getting on a bit now, 1991, and starting to show a few signs of wear and tear, of having taken a few knocks in life – a bit like its owner I guess – but it is a truly beautiful, classic car.

To the uninitiated these cars sold, new, for around $270,000. Doug Myers had one. It was BMW’s answer to Ferrari and Porsche, but I can only assume they somehow misinterpreted the question being asked, because at around 4000lbs the five litre V12 engine takes a very pedestrian 6.8 seconds to get from 0-100km/hr.

Still, getting from 100-160km/hr is an altogether different story and represents a clear and present danger to any driver’s licence…

December 22 2009

Literal Last Christmas

posted by Ana Samways at 9:42 am

Wham! ditty “Last Christmas” gets the literal video treatment, just in time…

Literal video is the latest web meme which involves taking a famous eighties hit and rerecording the lyrics to literally reflect what was going on in the music video.

December 18 2009

katchafire

Katchafire, playing the Powerstation, Ak

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