Cue Monty Python’s Upper-Class Twit of the Year sketch…. We Just Passed Prince Charles’s 96-Month Deadline to Save The World From ‘Ecosystem Collapse’
Too many corporations, even internet companies, haven’t internalized the realities of this new world. The same technology that enables them to garner millions of eyeballs for their content also empowers smaller fry, who can turn those eyeballs against them if they put a foot wrong. How Zillow Became an Internet Villain: Targeting McMansion Hell – Bloomberg
College writing center: Proper grammar perpetuates ‘racist,’ ‘unjust language structure’ – The University of Washington, Tacoma’s Writing Center now instructs students that expecting proper grammar from others perpetuates racism and “unjust language structures.”
An excerpt from the song “Au clair de la lune”, originally recorded as a phonautogram on paper. As of May 2009, this is believed to be the oldest recognizable recording of a human voice in existence. According to the remasterers, the lyrics sung are the first lines of the second stanza “Au clair de la lune, Pierrot répondit” (Under the moonlight, Pierrot replied).
Don’t expect Dark side of the Moon production here – remember, we’re talking first recordings ever made.The interesting thing is that the recording was never intended to be played back – or at least the technology to play it back was never imagined at the time.It was recorded by a “phonautograph”, which etches waveforms onto paper. French inventor Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville built the device, which uses a diaphragm that responds to sound to etch the lines onto paper via the soot from an oil lamp. First and earliest Recording ever made – the phonautograph
Effles – “A hat is not food. A man has a dog. Is this my finger or your finger?”
What ever you do, don’t order the fish and chips: Breast Implant Found In Utensil Holder At Texas Strip Club
My Handy Design had created thousands of phone cases displaying everything from marinated herring rolls to cocaine, and customers were having a field day in the reviews.
W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 unique Japanese toilet functions These features will make you flush with excitement.
Meet the Doctor Who Refuses to Stop Prescribing Opioids to Pain Patients – [Tennant was] the first doctor to say, ‘our goal is to relieve your pain.'”
Gutfeld: Scarborough Leaving GOP ‘An Enema’ – ‘Trump’s Victory Owes a Lot to Joe’ Indulging Him – “Joe calls it an exit, but for Republicans, it’s really an enema. Talk about draining the swamp. This guy was so inside, he sneezes pollywogs. He played both sides like a teenager with his favorite record, but thankfully, not Joe’s.”
Don’t get your hopes up: No, a Huge Asteroid Probably Won’t Wipe out Humanity