Facebook, Fail Whale, Simpsons, Mustaches, Saddam, Guiding Light, and weird weird costume shop experience

April 13, 2009 at 6:01 am | Posted in interesting (to moose), Interweb, Videos | Leave a comment

Canada Facebook: Internet’s Link Police :

Canada B.C. Court: Facebook Usage Logs Must Be Disclosed by Personal Injury Claimant:

“As we noted last month in Facebook, Disclosure, Leduc and Ontario Employment Law, online postings at social media sites may well now be fair game for disclosure in Ontario civil litigation. With the B.C. ruling in Bishop, it is clear that the Facebook disclosure trend in becoming a national one.”

Recently, our beloved facebook has decided to start policing the links that are posted to its members’ profiles. Citing “controversies” and “ongoing lawsuits”, facebooks has unilaterally decided that links to The Pirate Bay are now banned.

United States Lick a Simpson on their backside:

New Simpson Stamps from UPS

What a Mustache Says About A Man’s Profession:

A lot can be told by a man’s mustache, and it seems certain professions have their own. For some it can be a small handlebar, and for others it can be a bushy chevron. The bottom line however, is that the hair on a man’s upper lip can rightfully be understood as a window into his soul. The following is a list of the most notable mustaches, and noteworthy stereotypes from the industries that championed each ’stache:

Iraq South Park creators receive signed Saddam photo:

During his captivity, US marines forced Saddam, who was executed in 2006, to repeatedly watch the movie South Park: Bigger, Longer And Uncut, which shows him as gay, as well as the boyfriend of Satan. He was also regularly depicted in a similar manner during the TV series.

Rhode Island Crazed Costume Shop Owner Pwns Local News Guy (VIDEO):

Mame, could you take off the bunny head please, Mame, could you … I wanted to ask you … seriously could you take off the bunny head, and could you take off the mask underneath the bunny head.

Mame, I’m going to give you one more chance to … Mame, please, I … seriously, mame….

fail whaleUnited States What Is Fail Whale?

When Twitter gets overloaded, users see the “Fail Whale” error message. This image brings a human touch to a moment of frustration and now is turning into a pop culture icon for the Web 2.0 crowd:

United States Guiding Light canceled after 72 year run:

Guiding Light, which entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-running dramatic series in the world, started on radio in 1937 as a series of stories about faith, in which characters beset with troubles would talk to trusted Reverend Ruthledge, the keeper of “the guiding light” which shone from his window. Over the years, the theme of “the guiding light” became more muted and the series shifted focus to a middle-class German immigrant family, the Bauers. The show has been produced on television and seen nearly every weekday since June 30, 1952.

World 100 Best Blogs for Those Who Want to Change the World:

The world is full of visionaries and people who want to make a difference in the world, and many of those people share their knowledge online through their blogs. Whether you want to change the world through environment, humanitarianism, business, or any other way, there’s a blog out there that can offer you guidance and inspiration. Read on, and you’ll find 100 blogs that can help you change the world.

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