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The 50 Worst Things On The Internet In 2013
Ah, yes, 2013 was a good year. *Swirls internet around in glass* *Inhales* *Sips*
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This tribute to extinct dinosaurs, Paul Walker, Brian Griffin, and Nelson Mandela
A lot of very cute things, that’s what happens.
A "Magical Piano" was set up at Chicago's Union Station by Amtrak. The magic is that it's played by remote control with local musician Andrew Blendermann tinkling the ivories off-camera.
“Just because it makes you feel uncomfortable doesn’t mean it has to change.”
Kelly started talking about the skin color of Santa Claus and Jesus during a segment about a Slate piece by Aisha Harris. Harris' piece, titled Santa C
It’s part of their newest #FightFatTalk campaign.
Special K cereal has a new ad out called "Shhhhut Down Fat Talk," and it's been getting a lot of attention.
They noticed how often women complain about their bodies on social media.
The Mission to Decentralize the Internet
In the nineteen-seventies, the Internet was a small, decentralized collective of computers. The personal-computer revolution that followed built upon that foundation, stoking optimism encapsulated by John Perry Barlow’s 1996 manifesto “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace.&r
You like Greek drama? Hip-hop? Pull up a chair, though this might be more “Lear” than “Oedipus.” Jay Z is hip-hop’s ranking ambassador, recently blessed with nine Grammy nominations, while his protégé, Kanye West, riding the album of the year, “Yee
In Vladimir Putin’s Russia—official Russia—there is no controversy about the rights of gays and lesbians. Controversy suggests a serious clash of ideas and opinions; controversy suggests points of view that are in opposition and, potentially, subject to change. This is not the ca
As is the custom these days when great figures die, the beatification of Nelson Mandela has been immediate, overwhelming, and, here in the United States, not a little ironic. Long regarded by the U.S. intelligence services as a seditious figure, and even a terrorist threat, he has been recast as a
Enterprise Drives: Fact or Fiction?
Last month I dug into drive failure rates based on the 25,000+ consumer drives we have and found that consumer drives actually performed quite well. Over 100,000 people read that blog post and one of the most common questions asked was: “Ok, so the consumer drives don’t fail that often.
Comcast, the largest high-speed Internet provider in the U.S. with over 20 million subscribers, launched an online backup service called Secure Backup & Share in 2010 through a partnership with Mozy. This Thanksgiving weekend, Dec 1, 2013, Comcast Secure Backup & Share is shutting down and d
We are two years removed from the horrific flooding that caused the Thailand Drive Crisis that created a worldwide shortage of hard disk drives. Prices for hard drives spiked and have remained stubbornly high, only returning to pre-crisis levels in the last couple of months. The market and competiti
It All Started With A Meme I’m an avid redditor, though my karma doesn’t show it, and around the time the NSA PRISM story broke, I started seeing this image appear in my feeds: I’m also the social guy at Backblaze, so I felt it was my duty to post it. After receiving many tweets [.