Ever thought you had some literary talent? I mean, really? Well, now you can know for sure. On the I Write Like website, you can ‘check what famous writer you write like with this statistical analysis tool, which analyzes your word choice and writing style and compares them to those of the famous writers’. Fun!
If you were born in the late 70s or early 80s, you probably remember Super-Soakers, Mr. Wizard, and Darkwing Duck with great fondness. I’m Remembering takes you down Gen Y memory lane with pictures and links to both your favorite and the long-forgotten toys, TV-shows, and snacks from your childhood.
Memo to our music editor: do not cross paths with indie band Deer Tick. Why? Well, Zach Kelley, a writer at Pitchfork, that self-proclaimed champion of indie cool, dared to give the band’s Black Dirt Sessions a poor review — and a 5.6 rating — and the band bit back. As our friends over at [...]
Leah Dieterich likes writing thank you notes. In fact, in a joyful exercise in gratitude she writes one a day for things like the names Kate and Katie, uncertainty and the 28 year-old girl who hasn’t lost her baby teeth!
Now this is very clever, though you have to be a little patient to access it as the site takes a while to load. Created by Japanese developers, the IS Parade website asks you to type in your Twitter name, then generates a fun 3D parade of your Twitter followers, trailing merrily in your wake. And it all comes with a bouncy musical backing and some rather interesting sound effects.
Our friends over at Weird Worm have compiled a list of the Ten Tackiest Things Only The Super Rich Can Afford, with the following disclaimer: ‘If you’ve got it, flaunt it. A rule that the super-rich increasingly take to heart. Lest you thought rich people deserved respect, here’s a sample of what they’re spending their [...]
We love the bizarre trashings on the Shit My Kids Ruined website, which features reader generated posts about all the things that their children have recklessly — and mercilessly — destroyed. Ah, yes, the joys and comforts of vicarious living. This entry above, posted by Kristi, is particularly entertaining: ‘Notice how he lovingly writes MOTHER down the left side. I was all aglow until I read the E: Elderly. He definitely ruined my vanity! But, gotta love the rest of it!’
The world needs more fantastical mythology rather than banal celebrity gossip. It’s great that Lost Myths provides great interactive graphic and gaming content, themed around fictional and real mythologies and legends.
Chatroulette is a website that matches random strangers for webcam-based conversations. Our friends over at This Blog Rules have compiled an hilarious collection of Chat Roulette screen-shots capturing ‘some of the funny but awkward’ interactions that the site encourages.