Wow. GSM table lamp that you can dial from anywhere. Real spy technology for not that much (should you really feel the need to monitor someone, of course). The whole of the rest of the site is fascinating, too; if you’re the paranoid type.
More lovely shirts, this time from Dirty Microbe.
In the history of unnecessary live albums foisted on the public it’s rare that the record company actually listens to the band when they ask for it to be withdrawn… This time Sony has – Deep Purple’s Live 1993 is withdrawn after Gillan asks fans not to buy it.
Hmmm…. Is Wikipedia too frightening for you? Then why not try Conservapedia instead? Guaranteed to have excised any facts that may hurt your ever more fragile faith.
10 albums in 10 minutes, including Magical Mystery Tour, Nevermind and SMiLE.
I’ve just been over to my Last.fm page to discover that, even though we’ve both played well over 5,000 tracks, my good friend Stef and I are musical neighbours. In fact, given that the other two above him are actually my two Sleevenotez test accounts that are actually playing /my/ record collection, he is the single person most similar to me on the entire of last.fm.
Hmm… People who know me in First Life will now exactly how underwhelmed I was with Second Life. I was told (and yes, I’m a fool for believing) that it was (and I quote) “like Snowcrash“.
“That,” I thought to myself, “is something I have to get a piece of. I can get a Tron motorcycle. And maybe we could open an office there. With sliding Japanese paper doors. Man that would be cool.”
You can imagine my disgust, then, when I discovered that in fact it’s a jerky, laggy, dull place for the sexually depraved. A bit like the Internet in 1995, I guess. Hey ho. Maybe in 10 years. Anyway – this guy’s account of his first visit sums my feelings up rather nicely: