oddballs

oddballs

San Francisco Needs To Stop Apologizing For Being The Best City On The Planet (GOOG, FB)

www.businessinsider.com
Yes, San Francisco is getting expensive, and more so all the time. But really--we're going to blame Google's buses for the city's housing crisis? That's what writer Rebecca Solnit argues in an utterly ridiculous screed in the London Review of Books that pretends to be about the crisis of capitalism...
San Francisco Needs To Stop Apologizing For Being The Best City On The Planet (GOOG, FB)
Cambrian shutter of doom becomes sucker of worms

Car review: Peugeot HYbrid4 3008

www.guardian.co.uk
It'll never come first in a beauty pageant, but this revolutionary Peugeot has other titles in mindPrice £26,995MPG 70.5Top speed 118mphTwo years ago at the annual What Car? awards (some in the motoring world compare them to the Oscars, but they probably also compare themselves to James Hunt) there was...
Car review: Peugeot HYbrid4 3008

TechCrunch Takes Over YouTube For A Day

techcrunch.com
If you head over to YouTube right now, you may find that the videos on the homepage are significantly better than usual. Well, maybe not — but at least it’ll have a strong bias for startups, Silicon Valley, and the tech industry in general. That’s because YouTube has invited us to...
TechCrunch Takes Over YouTube For A Day

New Manchester blog on Tumblr builds picture of the city's people

www.guardian.co.uk
Who needs The Sartorialist? Deansgate and Liverpool Road have as much fascination as New York or Milan. Allan Russell introduces an online gallery which could get to include...YouA new blog billing itself as 'a cafe window for Manchester' and showing off the city's people in all their many forms and...
New Manchester blog on Tumblr builds picture of the city's people

Bad Dog Tools Demos Drill Bits That Cut Through Basically Everything There Is [Video]

techcrunch.com
The CES show floor was packed with tons of companies that you’ve probably head plenty about this week, like Panasonic, Sony, LG, etc. But the hidden gems and oddballs among the consumer electronic giants were the real treat for world-weary attendees who felt it was hard not to stifle...
Bad Dog Tools Demos Drill Bits That Cut Through Basically Everything There Is [Video]

'Password' is still the worst password, but watch out for 'ninja'

www.pcworld.com
Although the tech world is always changing, one thing remains the same: A lot of people use terrible passwords. Splashdata, a security software developer, released its annual list of the most common passwords on the Internet. Once again, "password," "123456," and "12345678" are the three most popular, in that...
'Password' is still the worst password, but watch out for 'ninja'

Chatroulette Clones: A New Market for Random Connections

www.readwriteweb.com
If you haven't yet heard of Chatroulette, the webcam shuffle site that connects you with random people from around the world, then it's time to crawl out from under that rock where you've apparently been hiding. This viral sensation, created by a 17-year-old Russian programmer, lets you flip through video...
Chatroulette Clones: A New Market for Random Connections
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?