Watch Yourself Grow Older

February 25, 2008

This website is cool as shit. It’s called the daily mugshot, and it tracks your physical aging every day and gives you a visual representation of you growing older.

It’s not terribly complex…….and it requires a web cam. And really all it does it take a picture of you every day.

But it’s awesome; look at what you get in the end:

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Empire Stizzle

February 24, 2008

I forgot to put this up when I found it, and that sucks because it’s the best site ever: what color is the empire state building.

This is pretty sad but really funny: a guy proposes to a woman at a Rockets game and gets rejected. What’s great is that the announcer predicts it and that it cracks Tracy McGrady up on camera.

Saturday Links

February 23, 2008

A great article listing 10 unfortunate facts of life/10 things every adult should know.

Real interesting shit explaining why eating a big mac is cheaper than eating a salad.

Finally, it’s Frankie’s new favorite website: Damn Interesting. Just look at this description of it, found on MSN’s Top 10 Web Sites You’ve Never Heard Of:

If you ever find yourself sucked in by the occasional History Channel special, you’ll quickly get lost in Damn Interesting, a blog that writes long-form historical summaries of just about anything that’s, well … damn interesting. Read about the bizarre saga of the Trans-Siberian Railway, or the story of the failed invention of wireless electricity. If you’re in need of an engaging academic time-waster, you’ve found it.

Believe it or not, it just may be. Check out lolwigger.com. And, yes, that is actually the name (and corresponding subject matter) of the site.

Real Cool Shit

February 17, 2008

No doubt: An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar. A description from the series follows:

In An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar, Taryn Simon documents spaces that are integral to America’s foundation, mythology and daily functioning, but remain inaccessible or unknown to a public audience.

Also, an excerpt from the series follows:

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Girlfriend Problems

February 17, 2008

An important article about how to deal with a needy girlfriend: “Local Girlfriend Always Wants To Do Stuff.”

Enjoy. Frankie.