Hiding secret messages in internet traffic: a new... →
From The Register.
You forget your Latin and Greek within a few months of leaving school—I studied...– George Orwell, The Road to Wigan Pier, chapter 9, via Laudator Temporis Acti. (via eush). Quite true.
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up-schist-creek: wilfy: airport: (via guernica322) I like airports. Wilf is my autistic cousin’s nickname for me but it was already taken. Up Schist Creek is a Piers Anthony short story that appeared in a collection of his works called “Anthonology” that was published in 1985. It centres around a man visiting a remote town that had been chosen to trial a new prototype body suit that...
The Chiptunes Band That Just Might Break Through -... →
This comes from the author herself, Leigh Alexander, who is a highly competant games journalist.
Hugs! Dear God, The Hugs! (A.V. Club)
Sega continues to milk their blue hedgehog for all he’s worth, with the...– Kotaku - Sega Wheels Out Sonic All-Star Racing
Zero Punctuation : Duke Nukem Forever. Yes, you read that right.
tristn: littleorphanammo: mercurypdx: thischarmingfag: inthedance: andhegetsthegirl: dutchnewman: 3# words after sex. I love you. oh shit dude. money shot me Pass that towel you’re still here? Untie me, love? Who ARE you?!
wordjournal: noun • the eighth power of a number Wikipedia: The 16th century Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde coined the term to “doeth represent the square of squares squared”. Compositionally, zenzic means “squared”, so zenzizenzizenzic means “the squared squared squared”, or algebraically, ((x2)2)2 = x8. zenzizenzizenzic has the most z’s of any recorded word in English. Word containing...
wordjournal: noun • /go-buh-MOOSH/ • One who credulously accepts all news, however improbable or absurd. from French gobe-mouches (gober to swallow + mouche fly)
dailymeh: I wasn’t aware that this had a name until I happened upon this wiki page, but it strikes me as the kind of annoyance that deserves a name of its own. Mojibake is “the happenstance of incorrect, unreadable characters shown when computer software fails to render text correctly according to its associated character encoding.” Often, it manifests as square boxes in place of unicode...
wordjournal: verb • to move or pull abruptly; yank. It’s an actual word? Hah!
Brütal Legend for PC Petition →
Within an hour or so of me signing it (in the top ten), it climbed to 191 signatures. If you want to see Brütal Legend on the PC, this might actually work.
OSCE argues against Irish blasphemy law - RTÉ News →
travors: Europe’s top security and human rights watchdog has urged Ireland not to preserve blasphemous libel as a crime. The OSCE said this would flout international free speech covenants. Wait… Blasphemy was punishable by INCARCERATION before? Oh dear [BLASPHEMY REDACTED].