Monthly Archives: November 2013

No pressure! Pressure! Seriously, no pressure people! Calm down….

Grim Website Tallies Black Friday Deaths This death count website serves as a grim reminder of the lengths people go to for a black friday deal. http://mashable.com/2013/11/29/black-friday-death-count/

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Thanks Nik for the smiles this morning…

Australian Doritos ‘Finger Cleaner’ Commercial As most of you are familiar, Doritos holds an annual “Crash the Superbowl” contest inviting amateur filmmakers to submit out-of-the-box ad spots with the winning entry possibly being aired during the Super Bowl, as well … Continue reading

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Jaw dropping.

BITCOIN $1000 Bitcoin hit $1,000. http://www.businessinsider.com/bitcoin-1000-2013-11

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Really great read on Reddit now, especially if you like real like plot twists. Some cool stuff in there!

What is the greatest real-life plot twist in all of history? : AskReddit reddit: the front page of the internet http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/1rjj2f/what_is_the_greatest_reallife_plot_twist_in_all/.compact

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Yes, you read that right, “How to cook your turkey in the dishwasher” from the LA Times. Not sure Sarah will approve.

LA Times http://touch.latimes.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-78262399/

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Hero.

Scott Adams Blog: I Hope My Father Dies Soon 11/23/2013 The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy Haired Boss, Alice, Asok, Dogbert’s New Ruling Class and more. http://dilbert.com/blog/entry/i_hope_my_father_dies_soon/

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When nerds take the stand, “We’ve heard a good bit in this courtroom about public key encryption,” said Albright. “Are you familiar with that? “Yes, I am,” said Diffie, in what surely qualified as the biggest understatement of the trial. “And how is it that you’re familiar with public key encryption?” “I invented it.”

Newegg trial: Crypto legend takes the stand, goes for knockout patent punch Newegg makes a big bet, as its trial against “patent troll” TQP wraps up Monday. http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/11/newegg-trial-crypto-legend-diffie-takes-the-stand-to-knock-out-patent/

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#Win! Glad it was in my lifetime.

1st recreational pot seller expects sky-high sales boost – NBC News.com Cue the “Rocky Mountain High” jokes. A medical marijuana dispensary in Central City, Colo.—a small gambling town nestled in the… http://www.nbcnews.com/business/1st-recreational-pot-seller-expects-sky-high-sales-boost-2D11642440

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TIL the Winklevoss twins, perhaps best known for their lawsuit over the ownership of Facebook, are thought to be the largest individual holders of bitcoins, with about 1% of all bitcoins in circulation.

Virgin Galactic accepts Bitcoin for space travel The virtual currency known as Bitcoin has been steadily gaining mainstream acceptance for much of 2013. http://cir.ca/news/bitcoin-gaining-acceptance?utm_campaign=website&utm_source=SendGrid&utm_medium=email

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Ok, I saw a few people share this and for some reason I resisted taking a look – but now that I have I feel compelled to share too. Truly something to think about …

Photographer Puts Two Strangers Together For Intimate Photographs, And The Results Are Surprising Photographer Richard Renaldi takes random people he meets on the street of New York City and asks them to pose in pictures together as if they wer … http://banoosh.com/blog/2013/10/29/photographer-puts-two-strangers-together-for-intimate-photographs-and-the-results-are-surprising/

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