Oh, the joys at laughing at others’ misfortune! The premise behind Damn You Auto Correct is simple: ‘this site is dedicated to all the embarrassing, questionable, hilarious, and just plain WTF auto correct moments. If you’ve been screwed by predictive text, we want to know about it’. And so do we, based on the examples here.
For the whole month of November, USC art student Marc Horowitz will be taking the advice of strangers. In this brilliant project, you, the viewer, have the power to choose what Horowitz will do. Decisions range from ‘I’ve wanted an egg roll for over a year now. How should I indulge?’ to ‘What should I present in my USC MFA crit class tomorrow?’
With the mid-term elections this week, the American people have spoken, loudly, and it wasn’t exactly music to the ears of the incumbent President. This website offers a rotating barrage of achievements that the Obama administration have actually rung in, but that have been lost amongst the fearmongering rhetoric of the Tea Party movement.
All hail the magic 8-ball of cooking; the answer to those painful moments of indecision that plague every shopper at around 6pm on a hectic Monday evening. It’s not the nagging voice that questions every decision you make, but the blunt, obnoxious hollering of an online Gordon Ramsay. The kitchen abides.
A stupidly addictive site that tracks who’s doing the business in your area, I Just Made Love comes complete with positions, comments and a postcode search. Yes, this site takes voyeurism to the next level. After spotting quite a few pins floating in the ocean, I now have mental images of retirees on cruise ships […]
Answer four simple questions to the ‘psychotherapist’ in the chair and find out what font type matches perfectly your personality. This is an entertaining animated quiz, with interesting background information on each respective font. A must for typography fans.
The online universe as a confessional has become more and more prevalent, people sharing their deepest, darkest thoughts, quite often with complete — uncaring — strangers. Text Secret is the latest entry in the market, a haven through which you can ‘vent your deepest secrets via the site, text message or email’.
Now, here’s a blog we can all relate to. How often have you visited your folks place only to be taken aback by the sheer proliferation of bizarre kick-knacks that have accrued since your last time there? Right? Right! Well, Crap At My Parents House documents some of the odder items, though I was a little disappointed that my mother’s bucket collection didn’t make the cut. Yet.
‘Can we get that team that built Rome in a day?’ is just one of the E-Cards designed to politely let your boss know that the project you’ve been working on, well, it’s ‘effed’. I’m all about metaphors, and what better way to give the disaster update that’s way too awkward to give in person than to send an e-card saying, ‘How did I get in this creek? And who has my paddle?.
For those events when the force is just not on your side, there is this button, which is similar to the Staples ‘that was easy’ button, only instead of helping you get school supplies, this button will help you express your extreme disappointment: whether it’s about a breakup, losing your job, or realizing that your […]
If 90 percent of the people who leave comments on the internet were allowed only to post on Just Comments, a website that has nothing but comments, the world might be a better place.
So Facebook wasn’t around when some of the most calamitous and significant events in history went down (literally, in the case of the Titanic). But if it had been, our friends at Cool Material have envisioned the sort of disarmingly blasé responses they would have received.