Little Fatty

by blue midget

An internet cliche that escaped me — Little Fatty rules Chinese WebIndependent Online Asia has a lot to say about the phenomenon that is Little Fatty.

High Maintenance Mustaches!

by blue midget

Video: It’s the annual meeting of the The Union of Distinctive Egyptian Mustaches!

Savage Chickens

by blue midget

Evil Iggy introduced a funny comic to me, called Savage Chickens.  Cartoons + Sticky Notes = Brilliant

Space Colonization

by blue midget

Stephen Hawking claims we must colonize other planets if we wish to survive.

Meteorite Organic Matter

by blue midget

Meteorite’s Organic Matter Older than the Sun

Game Developers Are Out Of Control

by blue midget

The Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game craze is sweeping the globe, and there’s a game out there for almost everyone. Do you want to be a Jedi Knight? You can! Do you want to live in outer space like a pirate, mining resources and fighting enemy groups? You can! Do you want to be an elf, prancing around through the trees like Legolas? Go for it, fairy!

And the games keep on coming. Every gaming company out there seems to be working on their own online game, where millions of people across the globe can come together in a glorious bloodbath, shooting and stabbing or nuking each other for the sake of phat lewts and glory! Or they’re an elf traipsing through the treetops saying things like “Come thou brother, let us dine together on the fruit of the land and not our noble friends of ye olde forest!”

Given my current list of priorities and commitments, I really only have time for one online game. To pay for a second or third online game would be a waste – to me, anyway. (That $15 per month is latte money – and no one, not even a good game, is going to come between me and an egg nog latte.) However, I do like to sign up for the occasional beta if the title interests me. On the other hand, I have a friend who is kind of a gaming slut – he gives it away to all of the games. And as such, signs up for everything.

The Lord of the Rings Online Beta has opened its doors to a new batch of wannabe testers (myself included) for their stress test. When I received my notification, I emailed my game slut friend to ask him if he was also invited to the stress test. The email I received in response sounded offended, yet befuddled, as he relayed to me that he was not invited. Instead, he received the invitation for the following beta:

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New Fark Cat Thread!

by blue midget

New Fark cat thread!

Al Gore

by blue midget

It’s Hulk’s dream come true! National Geographic talks to Al Gore, encourages readers to submit their questions pertaining to ManBearPig and his movie, “An Inconvenient Truth”:   Send your questions for an interview with Al Gore tied to the DVD release of “An Inconvenient Truth.” Check National Geographic News early next week to read the transcript and see if your question was selected. Email: nginterview@nationalgeographic.com

Dark Energy

by blue midget

National Geographic: Mysterious Dark Energy Has Existed for Most of Time, Scientists Say

Spelling is for morons!

by blue midget

Note to up and coming journalists: For maximum impact of your article, remember to use spell check.  Lack of spell check results in unintentional hilarity in a tragic situation.  The Alaska Report gives us: School Bus PUNGES Off Overpass