Thursday , 17 April 2014
OMG WTF RIGHT NOW

4chan Is a Post-Modern Juggernaut and Built a Bikini Bridge So That It Could Blow It Up

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4chan’s status as professional trolls is ascendant, and it is now leveraging its brand name and awareness of the post-modern illegitimacy of the mass-media to manipulate it for its own joy. The Bikini Bridge is now circulating, even though most news organizations are reporting it as a troll-attempt, rather than as a serious phenomena. However, like Miley Cyrus and other ... Read More »

The Snow Is Falling and the Internet Is Arguing Whether It Means the World Is Ending

Doctor says you're gonna die.

Climate Change/Global Warming is a hot, er, trending topic lately due to the cold weather localized, temporally limited reductions in temperature in several sections of the United States. The argument is well summarized by this Simpsons video clip. Slate also provides a more robust defense of the mainstream view (“MSV”), explaining the most common rebuttals to the notion that individual ... Read More »

UPDATE RISING (REDDIT SUBJECT TO DDOS BY CLIMATE CHANGE?): Reddit Down for Emergency Maintenance (January 4, 2014) – Climate Change Victim?

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The internet’s frontpage is down for the count currently. I’m going to go ahead and blame the massive amount of snow falling outside in the midwest, and the resultant spikes in reddit usage that occurs in such scenarios. UPDATE: And we’re back! UPDATE #2: And we’re down again! Hopefully for all of the snowbound internet trolls out there reddit is ... Read More »

Should We Stop Arguing About Climate Change? /r/Science Thinks the Debate Is Over; Its Not.

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By the tone of Science sub-reddit’s moderator, Nathan Allen, one would think that man-made climate change has ascended past the point of debate. The sub-reddit recently banned a number of users who had taken a skeptical view of climate change. In an op-ed posted at Huffington Post and Grist, Allen argues that because “science that has been established, constantly tested, ... Read More »

Elysium Movie Review – At Least One Good Idea, Terrible Execution.

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NOW SO ELYSIUM MOVIE REVIEW I walked into Elysium with an optimistic smiley face, notwithstanding the movie trailer I had seen that immediately set off a number of “movie red flags,” including the presence of an ominous looking evil-super-hero without a face in a movie ostensibly about health care and post-modern evil robots that control our lives: I mean, this ... Read More »

Sony XBR-65X900A Review: 65″ 120Hz 3D LED 4K Ultra HDTV

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The Sony XBR-65X900A 65-Inch 120Hz 3D LED 4K Ultra HDTV is Sony’s top-of-the-line 4K HDTV. It’s an edge-lit LED HDTV with smart dimming technology. It also comes loaded with apps to stream movies, listen to music, and browse Facebook. It’s also pretty expensive. Reviews for the Sony XBR-65X900A are generally positive. The only real complaint people have is the price. The XBR-65X900A is currently just ... Read More »

Samsung UN75F8000: 75″ 1080p 240Hz 3D Ultra Slim Smart LED HDTV

Price and review for Samsung UN75F8000

  The Samsung UN75F8000 75-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D Ultra Slim Smart LED HDTV is Samsung’s most advanced, feature-rich HDTV. It’s also quite pricey. The UN75F8000 is not an HDTV for the budget-conscious. The said, if you are willing to drop some serious cash, the Samsung UN75F8000 is one of the best HDTVs on the market right now. Unless you’re absolutely obsessed with size ... Read More »

Samsung UN60EH6000 Review: 60″ 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

The Samsung UN60EH6000 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV is a decent mid-price HDTV. The UN60EH6000 was released almost a year ago, and it remains one of Samsung’s most poplar HDTVs. Customers who bought the Samsung UN60EH6000 are almost universally happy with their purchase. As of the time of this writing, there were 795 reviews for the UN60EH6000 on Amazon, with an ... Read More »

Panasonic TC-P65S60 Review: 65″ 1080p 600Hz Plasma HDTV

  The Panasonic TC-P65S60 65-Inch 1080p 600Hz Plasma HDTV is one of the highest-rated HDTVs in the 65-inch class. Customers and professional reviewers both give this HDTV very high marks for its picture quality and reasonable price. Here is a representative review, from an anonymous user on Amazon: This is a great tv. The picture quality is amazing, and setup is ... Read More »

Sharp LC-90LE745U Review: 90″ 1080p 120Hz 3D Internet Slim LED HDTV

  The Sharp LC-90LE745U 90-Inch 1080p 120Hz 3D Internet Slim LED HDTV is Sharp’s premiere HDTV. It made news last year as the world’s largest commercially available HDTV, at an astounding 90 inches. I believe it is still the largest HDTV out there. The Sharp LC-90LE74U is the biggest in Sharp’s game-changing line of enormous LED TVs.  Sharp also has 80-inch, ... Read More »