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Kira Heuer Reader Find

By Kira Heuer in Cool Websites on Friday 5 August 2011

Sometimes you discover a blog that just makes you laugh out loud, a blog you must share with a friend, where you both sit on your computers connected by Skype laughing at the different posts that you discover. Posts with titles such as ‘I am better then your kids‘ and ‘Ben Stiller should star in […]

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How Much Fish: a Seafood Nutrition Calculator

Aaron Pfenning of Rewards Reader Find

By Aaron Pfenning of Rewards in Cool Websites on Tuesday 2 August 2011

How Much Fish is a simple ‘fish calculator’ that determines, based on your body weight and how many ounces of fish you eat, if you are taking in dangerous levels of Mercury, and also gives an easy breakdown of the nutrient values of each fish. Any dedicated seafood lover would appreciate this little gem.

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Tanning Disasters

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in Cool Websites on Thursday 14 July 2011

Sites such as Tanning Disasters remind me to stay out of the sun and go easy on my bronzing in winter, because unlike turning into an over-exposed, wrinkled grape under the sun, I’m in control with bronzing powder.

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Angel Does Stuff

Lamia Larkin Reader Find

By Lamia Larkin in Cool Websites on Saturday 2 July 2011

This blog, Angel Does Stuff, features a cardboard cutout of Buffy The Vampier Slayer’s Angel doing fun things like grabbing something to drink out of the fridge, or standing next to a Betty White calendar. These photos shouldn’t interest me at all, but I just can’t look away.

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A mock tribute website to Christopher Cross

Van and Jennings Carney of Pontiak Reader Find

By Van and Jennings Carney of Pontiak in Cool Websites on Tuesday 28 June 2011

Artist Cory Arcangel made this website as a fictitious fan page for the eighties pop singer Christopher Cross. It’s in Arabic and designed to look like it’s from the early days of the Internet. It captures that feeling completely and reminds me of how far Internet culture has come.

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Throw a virtual shoe at Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Trends on Wednesday 22 June 2011

Forget hurling sneakers at George Bush. That’s a waste. He’ll only duck them anyway. Think twice about chucking your kicks at John Howard. He’s too quick for us. Now you can toss a virtual shoe at Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and take your frustrations out on the world without being hauled off in cuffs.

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Sheep On Motorcycles

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Monday 20 June 2011

There’s some sort of Borat joke that Sheep On Motorcycles hints at, but really, you don’t need to look much deeper than the fact that sheep riding motorcycles is kind of nuts.

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The Dude Whisperer

Matt Bauer Reader Find

By Matt Bauer in Cool Websites on Thursday 26 May 2011

An advice column for women wanting some help understanding the mystery of dudes, but an hilarious and thoughtful read for anyone, dude problems or no. Part of why I like it so much is that it can be really funny without being at all snarky or mean or cooler than thou. It’s funny and dirty […]

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Channel101: created by the DIY LA community

Darwin Deez Reader Find

By Darwin Deez in Cool Websites on Saturday 21 May 2011

If I were looking for the next Andy Samberg, I’d be watching the shit on Channel101, which is where he came from. I still cherish and quote jokes from the short lived series House of Cosbys [watch below] and Yacht Rock [watch below], both of which were created by members of the DIY LA community behind this website. Those two shows are old now but still funny.

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Bangable Dudes in History

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in Cool Websites on Sunday 15 May 2011

Dead man porn for your still beating heart. That’s the tagline to a fabulous blog I recently discovered. It takes historical characters from the past and evaluates them in regards to their ‘bang-factor’. You get to see the pros and cons nicely visualized in a proper pie chart for your consideration too. Now, that’s what I call a sexy history lesson.

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Love Contracts

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Tuesday 26 April 2011

Err, this is the world we’re in now. If you’re thinking of a quick dalliance tonight, you might want to visit the Love Contracts website, where you can print out a written agreement to ‘keep your love-making safe from potential false rape claims and other such unwarranted hardships’.

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Could you survive The Victorian Period?

Lamia Larkin Reader Find

By Lamia Larkin in Cool Websites on Monday 28 February 2011

Think you have the manners and skills to survive the Victorian Period? Test it and see with the Musée McCord Museum’s game The Victorian Period. Gain points for completing different tasks, such as correctly choosing a proper gown for a friends dinner party. If you fail to choose the correct answer, you may be abducted […]

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Better ways to abuse your workmates

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 24 February 2011

We’re going to print and frame this collection of politically correct alternate phrases and hang it on a wall of the Lost At E Minor office. Yes, practice does make perfect. Now, all together now: ‘Excuse me, sir? I don’t think you understand’.

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Who Is Arcade Fire?

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in Cool Websites on Wednesday 16 February 2011

When Arcade Fire won Album of the Year, a certain percentage of the population had their mindhole explode. This Tumblr page documents the feeling when Eminem and Lady Gaga miss out to some Canuck nobodies.

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Bangable Dudes in History

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Saturday 8 January 2011

Self-described as ‘dead man porn for your still beating heart’, Bangable Dudes in History is an assortment of photos and pie charts that make modern day romeos out of histories most famous (and infamous) characters.

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