Twitter has gone further than any of the other big online organisations in...– Give Twitter credit for trying to stand up to the courts – unlike others | James Ball | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
Interactive: Video and Transcript of Shanterrica... →
Powerful combo. Video and searchable, clickable transcript of police questioning leading to a murder confession.
Awesome people hanging out together →
Another day, another great Tumblr meme.
Hackers pinch 230,000 customers' data from Honda |... →
Seriously starting to consider a Tumblr for all the hacking breaches lately. It’s everywhere.
Mind Reading: The Researchers Who Analyzed All the... →
“Searching all the porn on the Internet might not seem like the most scientifically productive activity, but computational neuroscientists Ogi Ogas and Sai Gaddam did it anyway.”
Prince Philip: Ninety gaffes in ninety years | The... →
“From Papua New Guinea to Stoke-on-Trent, Prince Philip has left his mark around the world. As his 90th birthday looms, Hannah Ewan recalls the soundbites that could only have come from one man.”
BREAKING: I almost got fired at work for sleeping under my desk, but I told my...– Funny because it’s true? Twitter / @Fake Dispatch: BREAKING: I almost got fir …
Exclusive: Zynga About to File for IPO |... →
Interesting move, this. Unlike LinkedIn, Facebook et al, Zynga actually has a solid, profitable model - built around the hugely successful (if a bit irritating) Farmville.
BBC Internet Blog: Moderation and... →
BBC moderation editor Paul Wakely explains the trickiness of dealing with super-injunctions over the past few days.
Judgment Day prophet resets doomsday clock | The... →
End of the world now rescheduled for 21st October, says completely reliable bible radio bloke.
Orange boss confirms smaller and thinner iPhone 5... →
New iPhone, looks just like the old one - but probably has a better camera.
Reporting live from the scene of breaking news… on... →
The secret sharer - whistleblowers in the Obama... →
If ever a picture set a tone for an article. Great piece.
In the world of Social Media don't under estimate... →
Sound of sex could alert internet porn filter -... →
In all seriousness, a classic case of thinking outside the box to solve a problem. “It doesn’t take much imagination to guess what a porn video sounds like. It’s more impressive, however, when it’s a computer that’s doing the guessing.”
Mac Defender fake antivirus software is first... →
“The old saw that Macs don’t get viruses is under fire as a piece of malware called Mac Defender is rampaging across the Web.”
WSJ: 'Like' button follows your web activity, even... →
Nintendo Boss Sent Bricks In DRM Protest |... →
Interesting protest idea… “For every donation they receive, DBD are sending large ‘bricks’ to Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO of Nintendo of America, which are meant to represent the usefulness of modified 3DS consoles after Nintendo makes good on their threat.”
Education minister John Hayes 'caught stealing... →
A Conservative minister has been caught red-handed stealing a House of Commons speech from Wikipedia
Fifa TV Debate: Sky News Launches Online Petition... →
Sky News viewers are being urged to back a campaign for a televised debate between the two candidates for Fifa president.
So imagine my disgust when it transpired that my fellow guest, Mr Sausage, had...– - ‘Dave’, giving a 2-star review of West London’s finest overnight stay. Hilarious reviews of H M Prison (Wormwood Scrubs) on Google Maps.
6 questions that can help journalists find a... →
“Even if you’re on deadline, try having a 10-minute conversation guided by these questions.”
Newspaper Map - all online newspapers in the... →
BBCify - Daily Spotify Playlists from Awesome BBC... →
“As well as new playlists for each broadcast, BBCify also creates magic playlists; a single playlist that gets updated every day with the latest tracks. Add a magic playlist to your phone, set it to sync offline and each morning you’ll awake to great playlists lovingly crafted by the awesome BBC people.”
The entire Universe, photographed
As good as it sounds. “The Photopic Sky Survey is a 5,000 megapixel photograph of the entire night sky stitched together from 37,440 exposures.”
For the record | From the Observer | The Observer →
It takes something to produce a correction this bad. “Our “Brains of Britain” list of intellectuals (New Review) included several individuals who would not claim to be British, including Ha-Joon Chang, Amartya Sen, Seamus Heaney, Colm Tóibín and Fintan O’Toole. “It’s David (not Derek) Marquand, Antony (not Anthony) Beevor, Seumas (not Seamus) Milne and Andrew...
Death of Osama Bin Laden: How Significant a... →
Is this the cleverest crowd-sourced infographic ever?