Archive for August, 2006

Man defeats telemarketer

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Hilarious recording of (update: fake) telemarketer talking to a loop, if enough people did this companies might give up trying to sell things to us over the phone.

Wow..

Friday, August 25th, 2006

Many people on the Internet (including me from time to time) seem to have too much time on their hands. This page analyses a song in which Kate Bush sings the digits of Pi and finds out that she is actually referring to a ring of trees.

This discovery of the ring of trees at the precise location that I decoded from the song completes the quick verification that there is indeed hidden information in the song, and that I am not chasing illusions.

[Via b3ta]

Pong 2.0

Friday, August 25th, 2006

In addition to Plasma Pong, there’s also Paddle Power. It’s a single player game that adds a new dimension to Pong.

[Via b3ta]

Large Pranks

Friday, August 25th, 2006

Improv everywhere has done some very funny things: sending 80 people into Best Buy dressed like the staff, suddenly moving in slow motion while shopping and creating a time loop.