States make it illegal to video tape police →
danielholter: dailyrenegade: Via diegueno Wow. WOW WOW WOW. Want to add that no state has explicitly made this illegal, yet. The states where they’re claiming illegality are using wiretapping laws that require two-party consent for recording conversations and video. Of course, that doesn’t apply to places where people don’t have a reasonable expectation of privacy. So...
Bacon prices rise as hog supplies dwindle - Aug.... →
softculture: What?! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Signs of the apocalypse <vader>NOOOOooooooooo</vader>
Got a new copy of The Hangover on Blu-ray? Then let’s hope you’re not trying to...– Copy Protection Makes Dozens of Blu-ray Titles Unplayable (via NewTeeVee) If it has DRM, you don’t own it. So don’t get conned into “buying” it. (via ericmortensen)
thedailywhat: Stop What You’re Doing And Watch The Hell Out Of This of the Day: The four-and-a-half-minute trailer for Frank Darabont’s live-action adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead which was screened at Comic Con is now online for your viewing/salivating pleasure. The 90-minute series premiere will air October 31st (natch) on AMC as part of the network’s annual horror film...
Musings: When a Mosque Isn’t a Mosque: The... →
The Park 51 Community Center (previously known as the Cordoba Center and misnomered as the “Ground Zero Mosque”) is designed to be a place for the Muslim community in lower Manhattan to come together to play, celebrate art and music, learn, worship and teach others about their…
You can’t legally stop people from obeying the law.– 3 Reasons the “Ground Zero Mosque” Debate Makes No Sense | Cracked.com Cracked.com is now making more logical sense than one of the two major political parties of the United States. (via spytap) (via soupsoup)
Can’t wait until Facebook decides to clone Gmail, but with the default setting...– Anil Dash (via soupsoup)
Tumblr, this is unacceptable. I had no idea the gear was even a different action than the rest of that big green button. Alt text and title text are your friend. As are, you know, usability folks. Being able to sort my /following list would be pretty helpful, too, you know. Like alphabetically. Or by any discernible order whatsoever. <a href="/following"> <img...
The class of 2014 has “never recognized that pointing to their wrists was a...– For the Class of 2014, No E-Mail or Wristwatches [NY Times Bits Blog] (via youngna) (via dpstyles) Last time I owned a watch was 2002 or thereabouts.
justinday: 5btv: Limited to the subway adds at any given station, NYC’s most controversial artist and vigilante, Poster Boy, cuts, splices and reworks these images into pieces of free public art full of social commentary and humor for commuters to enjoy. Poster Boy @ Flickr via: Friends We Love
OMG! Sharia is creeping into our country!
mikehudack: squashed: The essence of contract law is that consenting adults can form whatever kind of legally binding private law they want. Courts will enforce it—but only against the people who consented to it. It’s elegant. You’re free from all laws and obligations—except those you agree to be bound by. At least, that’s the idea. It gets tricky around the edges. What constitutes agreement?...
CrisisNet: Rubenstein blames Central Park riot leader former bus driver Aziz...– Shteyngart, Gary. Super Sad True Love Story. New York: Random House, 2010. Amazon Kindle.
Because of their track record of killing Americans, I can’t support the...– Anil Dash (via soupsoup) (via halley)
thedailywhat: Yeasayer Music Video of the Day: “Madder Red” Director: Andreas Nilsson. Starring: Kristen Bell. Latest single off the band’s second studio album, Odd Blood. [p4k.]
Digital ad agencies are not economically incented to sell more of their client’s...– Evan’s Blog. Meh.: “Success Criteria” (via ericmortensen)
Deathbed conversions have always seemed to me like a Hail Mary Pass, proving...– Traveler to the undiscovere’d country - Roger Ebert on Christopher Hitchens’ cancer (via danielholter)