Walking was invented in Europe, according to this sign found by a friend in China.
“This is the chronicle of the most epic retaliation and how I pranked my roommate with targeted Facebook Ads to the point of complete paranoia and delusion.”
Funny anecdote but also a how-to on creating a Facebook ad campaign that targets a single person.
Fish vs Fish in Street Fighter II - Computer vision translates the location of two fish in an aquarium into SF2 moves.
gitfiti - abusing github commit history for the lulz
A script that abuses github submissions to draw pixel art in your github contributions pane.
Morgan Freeman’s unboxing videos. This episode: unboxing Gwyneth Paltrow’s head.
The best hack I’ve seen in a while. With no way to disable the shutter sound from the capture photo API, the developer creates the inverse waveform of the shutter sound and plays it at the same time to cancel out the shutter sound.
drawille - Drawing in terminal with unicode braille characters
Uses the Unicode Braille characters to make advanced (non-)ASCII art.
A physical big red button that is a USB keyboard with a configurable single key. This looks wonderful. I’ll take 26.
RT @codinghorror The Very Serious USB Button https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/very-serious-button/
Does it betray my innocence that I’m shocked by the amount of exec($_GET you can easily find on github? Hilarious comment thread on hacker news:
This is awful. Shell commands are not guaranteed to be idempotent, people! These should all be of the form exec($_POST, not exec($_GET.
Matt & David on Chris Hardwick’s Comic Con Blunder (x)
requested by tennanttardistime
Bonus Chris Hardwick in costume:
Uhh has anyone notice Garry Marshall’s Wikipedia page?
Wiki user ‘Gillian Marshal’ (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Garry_Marshall&diff=prev&oldid=596787114) updated his page yesterday. Nice and subtle only editing the summary section on the right.
I don’t care whether the game is good or not, I just love this trailer. Make more trailers. Also 240kb should be enough for anyone.
After much deliberation, the winners of the Grand C++ Error Explosion Competition are finally selected. There are two different award categories. The winners of the first category are those submissions that produced the largest error with the smallest amount of source code. These entries contain a…