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Defending the First Sale Doctrine

samzenpus Re:Inappropriate post warning!!! (338 comments)

When you press the "Flag this comment as inappropriate" button that comment ends up on a big list that the editors go through each day. Usually it's filled with user comments that other users don't like, and sometimes theories that we're deleting comments. We try to respond to the conspiracy theories and ignore the complaints about not liking posts for one reason or another. That's what the moderation system is for. Every so often however someone uses the button for it's intended purpose, which is to quickly downmod the worst trolls and to identify spammer accounts so we can ban them. The button is to make sure the gnaa crowd stays at -1 and to keep the spammers out of discussions. Feel free to continue to be inappropriate.

about 2 years ago

Professor Cliff Lampe Talks About Gamification in Academia (Video)

samzenpus Re:Is this seriously the final video? (123 comments)

I guess It's hard to glean from the transcript, but if you watch the video I think it's fairly obvious that I was feigning surprise that the Social Media Director wouldn't want to dress as Xena after it was suggested to her. It was easy to get through actually, because the suggestion was ridiculous.

about 2 years ago

Will Real Name Policies Improve Comments?

samzenpus Re:Censored Slashdot Post (264 comments)

Normally we try not to feed the trolls but since this has started to pop up in comments, here's Soulskills response to this tired accusation when it was brought up on Reddit last week. Or you could read the FAQ about why we don't post a story. The relevant part being:
Could you explain why my submission was declined?

This is harder than it sounds. We try to select the most interesting, timely, and relevant submissions, but can only run a fraction of those submitted; there are probably as many reasons for stories to get declined as there are stories. Think positive: read our submissions guidelines for some hints about increasing the chances that we'll run yours.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Which Comic Books To Start My 3-Year-Old With?

samzenpus Axe Cop (372 comments)

Axe Cop, the stories of a 5-year-old through the pen of his 30-year-old brother.

more than 2 years ago

All Hands Active in Ann Arbor is a Makerspace for All Ages (Video)

samzenpus All Due Credit (35 comments)

Josh wanted to make sure a couple of credits were given out that didn't make it into the video.

more than 2 years ago

Slashdot Coming Attractions

samzenpus Re:GOD DAMN IT, THIS IS WHY I AVOID REDDIT! (410 comments)

Nobody removed or banned you for "stating a dislike of the USA gun laws." If you'd like you can mail me your username or uid and I can take a look, (assuming something really did happen to your account and your not just trolling.)

more than 2 years ago

Slashdot Coming Attractions

samzenpus Re:A bit late for April Fools, isn't it? (410 comments)

The comment abuse flag is just a way to more quickly catch robo-trolls and spammers. We do ban spammers, but as long as you're not trying to sell shoes, handbags, pills, or treasure maps you have nothing to worry about. On second thought, I probably won't ban you if you're trying to sell treasure maps.

more than 2 years ago

Have Online Comment Sections Become Specious?

samzenpus Re:Use forums instead (429 comments)

It means that I can more quickly mod down the most egregious trolls (GNAA,, that sort of thing), and ban spammer accounts that get reported. The abuse report it generates is really good at finding spammers, but is unfortunately filled with a lot of comments other readers don't like. This one for example. Contrary to some opinions we won't delete your comments or mod you down if we don't like your tone. You're perfectly free to have your opinion and express your views, (yes even the paranoid ones.) We like it that way.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Techie Wedding Invitation Ideas?

samzenpus Re:Well, looks like you did one thing right.... (399 comments)

Actually, they made him turn in the keys. They're hanging on the wall in my office right next to the set for the PT Cruiser.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What Can You Do About SOPA and PIPA?

samzenpus Re:Spread the word (1002 comments)

That's our intent today. Instead of "going black" we're leaving this post up all day to inform on the potential implications if these laws were passed, and how to contact your elected official.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What Can You Do About SOPA and PIPA?

samzenpus Re:Spread the word (1002 comments)

That's our intent today. Instead of "going black" we're leaving this post up all day to inform on the potential implications if these laws were passed, and how to contact their elected official.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Is Your Data Safe In the Cloud?

samzenpus Re:Who asked this question? (332 comments)

We is the other two editors and myself. I wrote a few initial ideas and then it got passed around. I'm not sure if my boss picked the topic or someone at SourceForge. As rbowen eludes to in a thread above, this is a sort of test run to work out the kinks, but we still wanted to get a decent discussion going.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Is Your Data Safe In the Cloud?

samzenpus Re:Who asked this question? (332 comments)

We wrote the question after being told that cloud security was the topic to be covered. When the editors write a story there isn't a "username writes" at the beginning. Here are a couple of examples from yesterday and Tuesday.

more than 2 years ago

Brain Imaging Reveals the Movies In Our Mind

samzenpus Re:Hey thanks Slashdot editors! (141 comments)

I could be getting paid? We actually do this with a lot of stories, and you're welcome!

about 3 years ago

Jonathan Coulton Answers Your Questions

samzenpus Re:"Boring Manager Rob" (55 comments)

Wouldn't that make me the pretty receptionist?

more than 3 years ago



Why My LG Optimus Cellphone Is Worse Than It's Supposed To be

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 2 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Bennett Haselton writes My LG Optimus F3Q was the lowest-end phone in the T-Mobile store, but a cheap phone is supposed to suck in specific ways that make you want to upgrade to a better model. This one is plagued with software bugs that have nothing to do with the cheap hardware, and thus lower one's confidence in the whole product line. Similar to the suckiness of the Stratosphere and Stratosphere 2 that I was subjected to before this one, the phone's shortcomings actually raise more interesting questions — about why the free-market system rewards companies for pulling off miracles at the hardware level, but not for fixing software bugs that should be easy to catch. Read below to see what Bennett has to say."

Ask Dr. Andy Chun About Artificial Intelligence

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 3 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Dr. Andy Chun is the CIO for City University of Hong Kong, and is instrumental in transforming the University to be one of the most technology-progressive in this region. He serves as an advisor on many government boards including the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory Committee, an advisory group on information technology matters in Hong Kong. His research work on the use of Artificial Intelligence has been honored with numerous awards, and his AI system keeps the subway in Hong Kong running and repaired with an amazing 99.9% uptime. Dr. Chun has agreed to give us some of his time in order to answer your questions. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post."

FCC Public Comment Period For Net Neutrality Ends Tomorrow, July 15

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 3 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "The deadline for the FCC’s public comment period on their proposed net neutrality rule is coming up fast. The deadline to let the FCC know what you think is tomorrow, July 15. A total of 647,000 comments have already been sent. Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and other tech companies are making a final push for net neutrality saying that the FCC decision, "shifts the balance from the consumers' freedom of choice to the broadband Internet access providers' gatekeeping decisions." The Consumerist has a guide to help you through the comment process, so make sure your voice is heard."

Interview: Edward Stone talks about JPL and space exploration

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 3 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "We recently had a chance to sit down with Former Director of JPL, Edward Stone, and ask him about his time as a project scientist for the Voyager program and the future of space exploration. In addition to our questions, we asked him a number of yours. Read below to see what professor Stone had to say. Samzenpus: I'm sure you had great hopes for Voyager but did you or others working on the program dream that it would be so successful or travel so far?

Stone: Well, Voyager One is in interstellar space today. The date that we're using as the time when it left the solar bubble was August 25, 2012. Voyager 2 is coming along behind; and we don't know exactly when [it will enter interstellar space] because it's going through a somewhat different location from what Voyager 1 did. So it may be several more years, it really could be sooner, or it could be later. We had hopes, of course that we would reach interstellar space, but none of us knew how big the bubble is or was and none of us knew that the spacecraft could survive for so many decades that it took to get there. But we had hoped and we had planned for this day.

Samzepus: How would you structure the space program now to support long-term goals of interstellar flights like this? Do you think this is as important as studying things closer to home?

Stone: Well, I think there are clearly a number of important frontiers still to be explored in the solar system. The ones, which are easiest to talk about, are those which involve liquid water because here on Earth wherever there is liquid water, there is microbial life. We know that there's liquid water underneath the icy crust of Europa. We know there is liquid water under the icy crust of Enceladus, a moon of Saturn. We know that the atmosphere of Titan doesn't have liquid water but it has a chemical constituency similar to what was here on Earth before life evolved. So there are really key places in the solar system. Mars, we know, had water at one time. The only question is there still water somewhere on the planet or how deep is it? And is there any evidence of past life? if we could find the liquid water then we would want to know is there any evidence of extant life.

Samzenpus: Speaking of Europa, there's been all sorts of numbers thrown about with the proposed Europa mission. Do you think that mission will actually happen in my lifetime?

Stone: I certainly hope that there will be another mission to Europa which can fly by perhaps a number of times rather than going into orbit, which is flying by and then zipping out to get out of the radiation environment and then dive back in so that one can look at Europa. As you know, the Hubble space telescope has shown evidence that there are actually plumes in the South Polar Region of Europa, which is not really a surprise. It's just that they had never been seen before.

by symbolset

If Dawn finds Ceres as water rich as we expect, do you think that will kick off an asteroid mining gold rush?

Stone: Yeah, I don't know that, but I think the mining aspects are probably longer off. What I think it will do is further increase interest and understanding of these bodies, which are out there. And obviously, in the long run, protecting the Earth from them. So I think that there is still a lot that still can be done about asteroids. We're just beginning to explore them.

Samzenpus: Do you think we'll see a Uranus or Neptune orbiter?

Stone: Well, I hope so, but that's certainly not in the next couple of decades because we know there's Mars and then there's Europa. Titan is a very, as I say, a very important opportunity, and Enceladus is something people are talking about. I think they will tend to take priority if one can develop a mission that looks feasible.

by icer1024

During each era of space exploration, going back to the mid-1970's, a manned mission to Mars has been "just 20 years away". At many points over the past 40 years, a variety of factors have converged ensure that a manned Mars mission remained just over the horizon. Even this past month, in NASA Chief Bolden's recent statements, Mars continues to be "just 20 years away", citing a need to stop at an Asteroid on the path to Mars", and budget constraints as reasons that a manned Mars mission remains an unrealized dream. Given Dr. Robert Zubrin's Mars Direct reference mission, and his more recent "transorbital railroad" concept combined with private industry, a manned Mars mission appears to be technically & economically viable — at least more so than at any point in the past 40 years. What's your assessment of Dr. Zubrin's Mars "ecosystem", as it pertains to a manned Mars mission during this 20-year time horizon?

Stone: Well, Mars, I think, is actually is being explored. It's a whole planet. You know, there's as much solid surface area on Mars as there is on Earth. And you can't imagine landing one place on the Earth and claiming to understand Earth as a planet. Once you leave Earth's orbit, it's whole different engineering problem and life is a different problem [out there] than it is in Earth orbit. The moon is in Earth orbit. When you're in Earth orbit, you can get help and you can get home. When you're in the solar orbit, you can't get any help and you can't get home. So, it's a much more challenging activity. And that's the reason it's going to take some time before that's realized. But it's taking the steps to learn how to do it that is important.

Role of human spaceflight
by thor4217

As a national leader in robotic exploration of the solar system, what do you think is the role of human spaceflight in the future? Should NASA be developing a human mission to the Moon, Mars, Europa, and beyond? How should the NASA balance the needs of good science and cost/safety issues versus the romance of human exploration?

Stone: Well, I think the two programs really drive themselves and of course, they drive each other. I think the robotic program clearly has momentum and partly, that's because in the case of Mars, it's there as a precursor to future human space flight. But, it's obviously not an immediate issue. Human space flight is still some decades off before there is a Mars mission. And exactly what the nature of leaving Earth orbit is, is something which will evolve as we learn more about the challenges of building systems to operate for long durations in space and support life, and also the effects of space on humans. I mean, there are really five frontiers of space. There is the physical frontier that's going somewhere, sending something somewhere where nothing has been before. There's the knowledge frontier that's understanding what's out there. There is the technology frontier that is developing the systems you need to do things in space. There's the applications frontier that is using space to better life here on Earth. And then there's the human frontier, which is effective and efficient functioning of humans in the space environment. And that's another huge frontier, which we are just really still beginning to explore. I think there is more we need to learn. We are learning things and there is more that we need to learn in terms of the engineering aspects, that is the technology frontier. It's challenging to leave Earth orbit.

Samzenpus: In your time at JPL, what would you say was the program you're most proud of?

Stone: I think the thing during the 90's was launching Cassini, another large flagship mission, which is doing a great job of exploring Saturn, Saturn's rings, and Titan. But at the same time, we developed the program, which allowed us to get back to Mars every two years rather than every 20 years. And that really has opened up not only Mars, but it's opened up asteroid missions and other missions, which can be done on a smaller scale and done more often.

Samzenpus: What project turned out to be the most difficult for you?

Stone: From a project point of view?

Samzenpus: Yeah.

Stone: Well, it's clear that Voyager has been the most important project and also in many ways, the most challenging because it was the first automated spacecraft that could fly itself and integrate the whole set of instruments we had. It was a challenge to do that in five years. Fortunately, I was just part of a big team that did it and we've been lucky to have both spacecrafts still operational almost 37 years since launch now.

Samzenpus: What do you see as the most promising tech on the horizon and how do you prioritize which breakthroughs are the most promising?

Stone: These frontiers I mentioned are immense. There's not just one thing in each of those frontiers. There are many things. The challenge we have is deciding which ones to do because we can't do everything. We can't even do a little bit of everything. We can just do some things. And the challenge is designing a set of things to do, which step by step we learn how we expand those frontiers and we learn how to do things in space. There are decadal surveys done by the scientific community, which are informed by the state of technology development or the possibility of technology development. They develop a set of recommendations for what to do in planetary science, what to do in astronomy, what to do in Earth sciences, and what to do in heliospheric sciences. Those are four decadal surveys that the community does every 10 years to try to update for the new technology, update for the new knowledge and lay out a plan for the coming decade. And that's the way it's done in the science area.

Next mission?
by thor4217

If you could choose one robotic exploration mission that is not currently in the works, what would it be and why?

Stone: Well, there are many missions, which NASA's trying to do but in the Planetary program, I think the next major mission will be a rover on Mars which will start caching, that is collecting samples and securing them for eventual return. Because ultimately, one does want to return samples from Mars to be able to apply the full technology of Earth-based laboratories to analyzing them.

Samzenpus: Lastly, there's been a lot of political issues with the international space station recently. Do you think we should plan to have our own space station eventually or do you think the politics will work themselves out?

Stone: Well, I'm not really that close to it, but I think we already have a space station; it's a major investment that the world has made. The human frontier really is an important frontier as I have mentioned, and the space station can do a lot with helping understand the effects of space on the human system, if there are any sorts of protocols, which can compensate or counteract those effects. Obviously, there are certain fundamental physics things that can be done in space that you can't easily do when you're on the surface of the Earth. There may well be some observations, which can benefit from being on the station having to do with Astronomy for instance, or high-energy particles."

Interviews: Ask Lawrence Lessig About His Mayday PAC

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 4 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Co-founder of Creative Commons, Lawrence Lessig's list of achievements and areas of influence is not small. It is his Mayday PAC however that has garnered the most attention recently. The crowdfunded "Super PAC to end all Super PACs" was launched in May with the goal of raising money in order to elect candidates to Congress who would pass campaign finance reform. It raised over $1 million in the first 13 days and has the support of some influential people. With the help of matching contributions, Mayday hopes to raise $12 million by the end of June. Lessig has agreed to answer any questions about the PAC that you might have. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post."

Interviews: Ask "The King of Kong" Billy Mitchell About Classic Video Games

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 4 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Billy Mitchell owns the Rickey's World Famous Restaurant chain, sells his own line of hot sauces, and was called, "probably the greatest arcade-video-game player of all time". His was the first to achieve a perfect score in Pac-Man, and held many record scores in other arcade games. He is probably most famous for the 2007 documentary,"The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters". The film follows a challenger on his quest to surpass Billy's high score in Donkey Kong, which Mitchell had set in 1982. Since the film was made, the Kong crown has been held by a number people including twice by Mitchell. Billy has agreed to put down the quarters and answer any questions you might have. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post."

Interviews: Ask Andrew "bunnie" Huang About Hardware and Hacking

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 4 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Andrew "bunnie" Huang holds a Ph.D in electrical engineering from MIT and is one of the most famous hardware and software hackers in the world. He is a contributing writer for MAKE magazine, and has worked on a number of projects ranging from autonomous robotic submarines to peel-and-stick electronics. We recently covered one of his latest projects, an open source hardware laptop called Novena which features entirely NDA-free components. Bunnie has has agreed to take a break from his work and hack away at any questions you may have. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post."

Ask Jennifer Granick What You Will

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 5 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Jennifer Granick was one of the primary crafters of a 2006 exception to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and served as the EFF's Civil Liberties Director. She has represented many high profile hackers during her career and was sought out by Aaron Swartz after his arrest. She currently serves as the Director of Civil Liberties for the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. Jennifer has agreed to answer your questions about security, electronic surveillance, data protection, copyright, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Please limit yourself to one question per post."

Interviews: Ask Travis Kalanick About Startups and Uber

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 5 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Travis Kalanick founded Scour, where he had the distinction of being sued for $250 billion by more than 30 media companies, and peer-to-peer file-sharing company Red Swoosh, but he is probably best known for cofounding transportation network company Uber. Seeking to be “Everyone’s Private Driver”, Uber operates in a number of cities world-wide but has met with some regulation issues, and controversy. Travis has agreed to take a break from arranging rides and answer your questions. Normal Slashdot interview rules apply."

New Cologne Answers the Question: "What Does A Bitcoin Smell Like?"

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 5 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "You may not be Satoshi Nakamoto, but thanks to Virginia-based eco-products company Eruditium, you can now smell like him, her, or them. They claim Bitcologne is "made for peer-to-peer interaction” adding, "It's an aromatic blend of spicy, floral, oak and citrus notes your 'partner' may find it hard to resist initiating a more private transaction.’” A bottle costs about $26 or 0.0608 Bitcoin."

China Using Troop of Trained Monkeys to Guard Air Base

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 5 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "No, they don't have guns and they're not trained to call down airstrikes. Instead the small troop of macaques have been trained to guard air bases from birds who often get caught in aircraft engines. Government sources say the monkeys have proven more effective than netting, scarecrows, firecrackers and soldiers with live ammunition in dealing with birds. From the article: 'The macaques are trained to respond to precise whistle commands from their handlers, according to the Chinese military, leaping into action, clambering up trees to destroy nests and scare away birds, according to an account on China’s Air Force News Web site on Sunday. The particular air force base employing the monkeys was left unidentified, described simply as being in the Beijing military zone. Base commanders in the account said the monkeys have destroyed more than 180 nests, at a pace of six to eight nests per monkey per day.'"

Richard Stallman Answers Your Questions

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 5 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "A while ago you had the chance to ask GNU and Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman about GNU, copyright laws, digital restrictions management, and software patents. Below you'll find his answers to those questions."

Ask Stewart Brand About Protecting Resources and Reviving Extinct Species

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 5 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Stewart Brand trained as a biologist at Stanford, was associated with Ken Kesey and the "Merry Pranksters", and served as an Infantry officer in the U.S. Army. His books include Whole Earth Discipline: The Rise of Ecopragmatism, The Clock of the Long Now, How Buildings Learn, and The Media Lab. He is the founder/editor of the Whole Earth Catalog, the co-founder of The Long Now Foundation, The WELL, and the Global Business Network. His latest project, Revive & Restore, may be his most ambitious yet. Revive and Restore aims to bring back extinct species and provide genetic rescue for endangered species that are spiraling down with inbreeding problems. Mr. Brand has agreed to answer any questions you may have but please limit yourself to one question per post."

Interview: Ask Ben Starr About the future of food

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 6 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Ben Starr is a chef, travel writer, reality TV star, wine and beer brewer, cheesemaker,and ultimate food geek. Ben traveled all 7 continents in his early 20s, staying with local families and learning to cook the cuisines of the world in home kitchens and local markets. FRANK, his underground Dallas restaurant, has a waitlist of 3,000 and reservations are selected by random lottery. He is a passionate local and sustainable food advocate. Ben is a flag waver for the new generation of chefs who embrace modern technology, and his Camp Potluck feeds hundreds of hungry Burning Man attendees every year. Ben has agreed to put down his chef's knife and answer your questions. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post."

Ask Team Trying To return 36-year-old spacecraft from space about their project

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 6 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Last week we told you about a group that was trying to recover the 36-year-old ISEE-3 spacecraft from deep space. Led by CEO and founder of Skycorp, Dennis Wingo, and astrobiologist and editor of NASA Watch, Keith Cowing, the crowdfunded project plans to steer ISEE-3 back into an Earth orbit and return it to scientific operations. The team has agreed to take some time from lassoing spacecraft from deep space in order to answer your questions. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post. Hopefully the plan goes better than xkcd predicts."

Interview: Ask John McAfee What You Will

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 7 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Founder of the computer anti-virus company McAfee Associates, John McAfee gained world-wide attention eluding Belizean authorities in the jungle. Since we last sat down with John, he's been working on a device that blocks the government's ability to spy on PCs and mobile devices, been asked by the GOP to fix Obamacare, and has seen his last name removed from his old company. The rebranding garnered this response from McAfee: 'I am now everlastingly grateful to Intel for freeing me from this terrible association with the worst software on the planet. These are not my words, but the words of millions of irate users. ... My elation at Intel's decision is beyond words." John has agreed to answer your questions. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one per post."

Interview: Ask Richard Stallman What You Will

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 8 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Richard Stallman (RMS) founded the GNU Project in 1984, the Free
        Software Foundation in 1985, and remains one of the most important
        and outspoken advocates for software freedom. RMS now spends much
        of his time fighting excessive extension of copyright laws,
        digital rights management, and software patents. He's agreed to
        answer your questions about GNU/Linux, how GNU relates to Linux
        the kernel, free software, why he disagrees with the idea of open source, and other issues of public concern. As usual, ask as many as you'd like, but please, one question per post."

Harold Ramis dies at 69

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  about 8 months ago

samzenpus (5) writes "Writer and comedian Harold Ramis has passed away at 69. Ramis had a hand in many classic comedies but is especially loved for playing the ghost-hunting Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters. 'His creativity, compassion, intelligence, humour and spirit will be missed by all who knew and loved him,' said his family in a statement."



The best May/June.

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Babysitters are different in India.

It's more useful than breaking boards.

One of the best wedding speeches ever.

These guys have an angry god on speed dial.

Next to Floyd this is the best stage show out there.

I wish my sunday school was like this.

I want this car.

I'd buy JayZ.

Finally, the answer to what's tougher.

We need more of this sort of thing on TV.

I wish I could paint this well now.

These kids are great. Finally a rock harp solo.

The inside voice.

Hands down the best amateur porn ever, if you like teeth.


Best of the net April

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Want to have nightmares?

I'm so goth I shit bats.

Even clown porn is funny.

Don't tell mom you don't believe in god.

A look into the mind of a First Poster.

Just when I thought the Japanese couldn't be stranger they come up with this.

Coolest Job ever.

1000 techno songs are sampling parts of this right now

What side of the Panda abortion issue do you stand on?

This is what happens when a man spends most of his life doing what a car tells him to do.

Sometimes video editing amuses me, this is one of those times.


The best of the internet Vol 4

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Here we have the closest thing to flying.

It's hard to be a pretzel girl.

If they didn't make this guy stop we all could have had new heads by now.

If I have to do it like this I'd rather not breathe.

Here is Mr. Sulu's take on the Tim Hardaway situation.

This may be the coolest thing I have ever seen on the internet.

A very troubled man wrote this commercial.

This is very cool. If I had something like this when I was eating a lot of acid all the buildings would look different.

Turns out Shadowrun shouldn't be played by everyone.

I'm not sure why I never got a chance to do these kind of tests.

This never gets old to me. I laugh every time.

If you've ever thought, "I wonder what it's like when Rob closes his eyes?" This will give you an Idea.

It's men like this that make me love history.


The funny week 3

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  more than 7 years ago

This week we have a list of different animals and why they are better than people.

A man who can move anything.

The complete will it blend series.

A real baby genius.

This Christmas song is so bad that I have a hard time believing it's real.

Everyone's favorite Jersey salesman and his Christmas store.

This gave me nightmares the day I saw it.

This gave me nightmares for a week.

Ever want to watch a bunch of Japanese women get punched in the belly? I have a hard time understanding why this is a fetish.

Come on we've all done it at some point at least these guys are honest.


The funny week 2

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  more than 7 years ago

This week we have bigfoot and his unicorn friend.

The worlds worst driver.

Some deleted scenes for Borat.

I defy you to watch this baby and not at least smile.

This has to be the worst movie ever made.

Here is a black and white info strip for woman who have ideas.

This song is really just trying to help those poor sinners.

I think unintentional racism is the best racism.

If I was a cat I would love this machine.

Boston gets a press conference as stupid as their ATHF reaction.

Finally here are a few of my favorite Johnathan Coulton songs enjoy.


The funny week 1

samzenpus samzenpus writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Remember the best self defense is to have a gun.

Be wary of the pornstars if you cross a river.

This may be the worst Blur cover ever.

People will say yes to just about anything.

Who doesn't like a show about hidden camera bestiality?

This is the last of the technical virgin stuff I could find after the blow-up at PBS.

Ever wonder how hotdogs are made?

This is my favorite parody commercial ever.

Probably the worst thing that could happen to you if you were on drugs.

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