Are DVDs Inconvenient On Purpose?
Fast internet isn't available everywhere [and certainly not here affordably in NZ].
The slow and expensive internet is probably one of the big reasons why streaming content is still slow on the uptake here.
Facebook Estimates Around 10% of Accounts Are Fake
Half of all comments on any given status by a celebrity or famous page will be "I work from home and make millions!"
Blockbuster To Close Remaining US Locations
I always find it difficult to understand the mentality of those cheering and saying good riddance that a long time business [even former giants of the industry] has failed.
Hey, it could be your workplace next.
Facebook Lets Beheading Clips Return To Its Site
Just imagine this posted on your timeline:
"Hey dude, I just saw this guy get his head lopped off and I totally thought of you!"
Everything You Needed To Know About the Internet In May, 1994
19 years later and people still haven't learnt that!
Toronto Family Bans All Technology In Their Home Made After 1986
That's very true - But this really is the extreme end of things, at least in a modern first world country.
Many developing parts of the world have varying degrees of technology limited [and almost always not by choice but by circumstance].
Futurama Cancelled (Again)
I'm going to have to disagree. I thought they were quite good, not excellent but still fine examples of animated comedy.
Especially Bender's Big Score.
Explosions at the Boston Marathon
I was thinking Aqua Teen too! That was only a few years ago, quite the misunderstanding. This is much much more serious.
Disney Closes LucasArts
Nice impression of Darth.
I also would've accepted "do not want!".
Fukushima Cooling Knocked Offline By... a Rat
And here I am thinking all radiation makes stuff grow really big, really fast.
Plans Unveiled For Full Scale Replica of the Titanic
Only Cunard has any remaining trace of the class system [and even then it isn't segregation].
China Reviewing Game Consoles Ban
Everyone likes to complain about Japanese games not getting exported [no export for you!].
But there are probably countless of Chinese games - of varying quality - not being localised elsewhere.
The Problem With Internet Dating's Frictionless Market
Most art you just observe at a distance, not interact with.
If you just observed women, you'd be quite the stalker!
How Old Were You When You First Got a Cell Phone?
Better to have a "what year did you first own a cellphone"?
Tolkien Estate Sues Over Lord of the Rings Slot Machines
I'm not against gambling per se, but slots are the most house friendly form of gambling that can possibly exist. Which is why casino space is more slot space now more than ever.
World's First 3D Printing Photo Booth
It's Japan! They already have a majority holding on creepy figurines.
Kim Dotcom's Next Venture: Free Broadband To New Zealand
Uh, no. I'd rather have him for Prime Minister than whatever clown we've got in office now.
Sony Closes WipEout Developer Studio Liverpool
Don't forget Colony Wars, and its 2 sequals!
How Much Detail Is Too Much For Games?
If I see a toilet, I should be able to use it!
Now that's interaction!
Facebook Loses Users, Satisfaction Higher at Google+
There are only so many people in the world who are interested in social networks; it's impossible to attain infinite growth.
Besides, a lot of folks at some point wake up to how much time they spend on FB and the like [a lot!].
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