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How The Pepsi Logo Entered The 21st Century

I love Joel. I really do. He’s a good friend and when he’s drunk, I try to steal Boing Boing’s bank account number. But alas, our good friend Joel has uncovered a 6MB PDF file that supposedly was used to convince the Pepsi execs to change the logo. Surely you’ve seen those new Pepsi cans, right? Regardless, it seems the ...

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Amazon Unveils Kindle 2

Do you read books? Excellent, but what about e-Books? They’re like books, except they are electronic. Don’t you understand the paradigm here? Get with the 21st century, McFly! Yesterday morning, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the Kindle 2. It’s better than the original Kindle and just as expensive, costing $359 which will ensure it doesn’t sell like hotcakes. Here’s the ...

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Joel McHale and Crew Visit LEGO Land

Actually, LEGOs invade the hit E! talk show, The Soup, as seen here in Ochre Jelly’s (yes, real name) latest creation. I’m loving the real background combined with the LEGOized Joel. I’m impressed due to the fact that I didn’t ever think someone would want to recreate this hilarious show in the form of LEGOs. I applaud you, Mr. Jelly. ...

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Jumbo Jet Converted Into Hostel

After seeing the Eli Roth movie Hostel, I don’t know if I’m going to ever stay in one again. Thank goodness there are braver souls than I, especially the people staying in Jumbo Hostel in Arlanda, Stockholm. Converted from an old 450-seat airplane, the shell of the aircraft has been completely reworked as a full-fledged hostel. The funny part is, ...

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Gmail Labs Gets Multiple Inbox Panes

Feeling frisky this Friday morning? Fire up Gmail and go to the “Labs” section. You’ll find that there’s now an option that allows you to view multiple inboxes at the same time. In a nutshell, you can essentially create multiple window panes inside of Gmail for viewing things like your inbox, drafts and labels all at one time. Pretty nifty, ...

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Nostalgia: Play Number Munchers Online

Wow. I saw the image on Doobybrain and was just immediately blown away. I haven’t played the classic learning game Number Munchers since 2nd or 3rd grade. That’s a long time ago. Lucky for me and other nostalgic nerds, someone was kind enough to port the Apple II version to the web for all of us to enjoy. Need to ...

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Bill Gates: Professional Asshole

So the TED conferences and talks are in full effect. Imagine you were there. What’s the shittiest thing you could do to an audience listening patiently to every word you have to say? OK, so whatever you thought of, you’ll need to double it because Bill Gates pissed everyone off the other day. How so? By releasing a jar of ...

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Google Latitude Replacing Dodgeball?

The oft-troubled Dodgeball service is on its way out at Google but that won’t keep the company from innovating new products. Case in point: Latitude. Google Latitude is a new location-based social networking experience. You install a widget to your iGoogle page if you’re on a computer and mobile users can directly access the Latitude website. Users can see other ...

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Poken: Social Networking With High Fives

Children are increasingly interested in social networking websites such as MySpace and Facebook. However, children under 13 don’t really have a lot of safe options for an online presence and the technical curve can be difficult for some. This is all solved with the RFID-enabled Poken. These little toys come with big hands for high-fiving. Two kids can high five ...

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The Google GDrive Is Most Certainly Real

My friends, do you see this image of code? This is code from a JavaScript file included in Google Pack, a suite of Google Apps you can download in one shot. Buried inside the code is a snippet on the oft-rumored GDrive. In case you haven’t heard, GDrive is Google’s way of having you back up all your data to ...

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