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Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Renaissance Superheroes, Photoshopped

Over at Worth 1000, there’s a nice mashup of superheros and classic paintings (this is the sequel to a previous contest). [Via Boing Boing.]


Plan 9 From Outer Space on Google Video

Now you can watch what is famously known as the worst movie of all times, Ed Wood’s Plan 9 From Outer Space, on Google Video. [Via Digg.]

Your Orkut Profile Views

Orkut now allows you to see how many people viewed your profile recently. Just go to your Orkut homepage and check the “Your profile views” part in the middle of the page.

Google - A Spectre Is Haunting Europe

Rolf Horst sent me his German essay, “Google - ’Ein Gespenst geht um in Europa’?” for publication here.

Real Life Fight Club

From CNN, May 29 (found by Brinke in the forum):

They may sport love handles and Ivy League degrees, but every two weeks, some Silicon Valley techies turn into vicious street brawlers in a real-life, underground fight club. (...)

Inspired by the 1999 film “Fight Club,” starring Brad Pitt and Ed Norton, underground bare-knuckle brawling clubs have sprung up across the country as a way for desk jockeys and disgruntled youths to vent their frustrations and prove themselves.

Some of the guys even gave interviews, though I’m pretty sure that’s against Fight Club rule #1...


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