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The Absolute Worst Internet Ad Placements of All Time

AdSense has been both a blessing and a scourge of the internet. In some cases, it has absolutely destroyed the concept of contextual ads. The most effective form of advertising these days is still the kind you do yourself, the hardware kind, which we’ve seen awesome examples of over and over again. But then there are cases like this, where ...

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Table for One: Pictures of Lonely People at Restaurants

A widowed war vet sits at a diner counter, eating his usual dinner of roast beef and mixed vegetables. A homely middle-aged man who could never quite understand the art of grasping the attention of the opposite sex, eating alone in a deafening silence. A thirty-something woman sits silently crying at a table made for two. These are just some ...

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8-Bit Trololo

Alive and well within YouTube and the geeky musical sub-culture is the art of the chiptune, which basically sounds like the soundtrack to an 8-bit video game on steroids. YouTube user Robinerd took inspiration from the meme-erific Trololo and created a geektastic chiptune masterpiece which is sure to grace the iPods of many-a meme junky. “Trololo Chiptune Cover” was made ...

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Google Unveils Google Instant to the Masses

Search, as we know it, is about to change. The search giant Google has unveiled an overhauled search system they call Google Instant. Basically what Google Instant does is eliminate the need for a search button. Just start typing and the search is automatically updated in real-time with each new letter. How did they accomplish this? Magic! With a few ...

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Racial Stereotyping Made Easy

Thanks to OKCupid and their massive database of dating profiles, racial stereotyping just got a whole lot easier. Dating and social networking site OKCupid took data from 526,000 user profiles to create a description of racial likes. They’ve also accumulated a few awesome stereotypes of their own, including facts like white woman show off their eyes (mascara is high in ...

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What the Fuck Should I Make For Dinner?: The Website

What can’t the internet do? Copy writer and part-time developer hobbyist Zach Golden created the extremely awesome “What the Fuck Should I Make For Dinner?” website, which has a very simple, but essential use — to tell you what the fuck you should make for dinner. With a simple black Helvetica type on white background design, WTFSIMFD pulls a random ...

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GEARDeals: All Threadless Tees for $9 Each

Every once in a while Threadless holds these awesome shirt sales where everyone of their awesome t-shirt designs are $9 each. Now is one of those times. Some of the cooler shirts have a tendency to sell out quick during these blowout sales, so you might want to head over there now to have your pick of the litter. Quick! ...

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Romance in the Days of Facebook

This is the best you can expect ladies. So romantic. If her and her fiancee ever meet, I’m sure they’ll live happily ever after. I love Facebook just as much as anyone, but is this really what we’ve become? Actually, you know what? I can’t even blame Facebook. This is purely MySpace’s fault. Screw you, Tom! Screw you and your ...

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The Human Body in HTML and PHP

You know, websites and the human body aren’t that different when it all comes down to it. We both have a head, we both have a body (some beefier than others) and we both have our spots we’d prefer to be hidden to the general public. You can argue that making a baby is a much more entertaining activity, but ...

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