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Want a Pair of Those Nike’s from Back to the Future II?

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Clip Source: www.mcfly2015.com

What’s the McFLY 2015 project?
It’s a grassroots movement to get Nike to make available to
consumers the futuristic-looking sneakers seen in the 1989 movie Back to the Future Part 2.

Do these shoes even exist?

Yes, Marty McFly (playedby Michael J. Fox) wears them during the year-2015 scene that takes place at the beginning of Back to the Future 2.

I want those sneakers too, what do I have to do?
Just sign up on the official website of theMcFly 2015 project. It’s on the Interweb at http://www.mcfly2015.com

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June 13, 2007 Posted by | Fashion, Internet | Leave a comment

Shutdown Day

It is obvious that people would find life extremely difficult without computers, maybe even impossible. If they disappeared for just one day, would we be able to cope?

Be a part of one of the biggest global experiments ever to take place on the internet. The idea behind the experiment is to find out how many people can go without a computer for one whole day, and what will happen if we all participate!

Shutdown your computer on this day and find out! Can you survive for 24 hours without your computer?

Shutdown day is March 24, 2007. Could you give up your computer for an entire day? I don’t think I’d last more than a few hours.


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February 25, 2007 Posted by | Internet | 1 Comment

Track Santa

Not long now till Santa’s big day. Check out his blog and the Polar Post to see what he’s up to right now.

Ever wonder what the big guy is really like? Be sure to check out his post, “100 Things About Me.”

The Santa Cam is the place to be on Christmas Eve. Track Santa as he makes his stops to children all over the world.

Want to know if you are on the naughty or nice list? You can E-mail him, or, better yet, call him!

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December 21, 2006 Posted by | Internet | Leave a comment

Use The Internet To Save The Internet

Savetheinternet.com has released a new Net Neutrality video called “Independence Day.”


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December 21, 2006 Posted by | Internet, Video | Leave a comment

Top 10 Reasons Gay Marriage Should Be Illegal

01) Being gay is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning.

02) Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging around tall people will make you tall.

03) Legalizing gay marriage will open the door to all kinds of crazy behavior. People may even wish to marry their pets because a dog has legal standing and can sign a marriage contract.

04) Straight marriage has been around a long time and hasn’t changed at all like many of the principles on which this great country was founded; women are still property, blacks still can’t marry whites, and divorce is still illegal.

05) Straight marriage will be less meaningful if gay marriage were allowed; the sanctity of marriages like Britney Spears’ 55-hour just-for-fun marriage would be destroyed. [More]


November 27, 2006 Posted by | Internet | 1 Comment


A Digg for Quotes. Here’s the top 3 most popular quotes today:

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
– Napoleon Bonaparte

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.
– Albert Einstein

Life’s Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
– Benjamin Franklin


November 21, 2006 Posted by | Internet, Writing/Literature | Leave a comment

Google Hardware circa 1999


November 4, 2006 Posted by | Internet, Tech | Leave a comment

Get A Free Online Education

Lifehacker has compiled a large collection of free online courses. Courses include tutorials, lectures, and podcasts from a variety of Universities including MIT, Berkeley, and Yale.


November 4, 2006 Posted by | Blogs, Education, Internet | 2 Comments

How the Web Prevents Rape

‘Does pornography breed rape? Do violent movies breed violent crime? Quite the opposite, it seems.

First, porn. What happens when more people view more of it? The rise of the Internet offers a gigantic natural experiment. Better yet, because Internet usage caught on at different times in different states, it offers 50 natural experiments.

The bottom line on these experiments is, “More Net access, less rape.” A 10 percent increase in Net access yields about a 7.3 percent decrease in reported rapes. States that adopted the Internet quickly saw the biggest declines. And, according to Clemson professor Todd Kendall, the effects remain even after you control for all of the obvious confounding variables, such as alcohol consumption, police presence, poverty and unemployment rates, population density, and so forth.’


November 2, 2006 Posted by | Internet, News | Leave a comment

Too busy for books? Read them by e-mail.

‘DailyLit brings books right into your inbox in convenient small messages that take less than 5 minutes to read.’


November 2, 2006 Posted by | Internet, Writing/Literature | Leave a comment