There’s lots of crrrazy angles and beats in this video of the Google Code Jam 2006 in Dublin, Ireland. The winner was Tomasz Czajka from Poland.
This one’s gonna be fun to watch. From AuctionBytes.com today:
eBay is banning sellers from requesting payment through Google Checkout. The online auction giant updated its Safe Payments policy this week to add Google’s new payment service, Google Checkout to its list of online payment methods not permitted on eBay.
Chapter 50 of 55 Ways to Have Fun With Google describes how you can use the Google synonym operator (the ~ tilde) to automatically rephrase a given text, by replacing words in it with their Google synonyms. You can give it a try with your texts at The Synonym Storyteller tool.
For example, this text from Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes...
It was a large and bright dwelling, rather a villa than a cottage, with a considerable garden which was already, in that Cornish air, well filled with spring flowers. Towards this garden the window of the sitting-room fronted, and from it, according to Mortimer Tregennis, must have come that thing of evil which had by sheer horror in a single instant blasted their minds.
... turns into this:
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