Lost in Translation: The 50 Americanisms That... →
motherjones: vanityfair: nightline: As collected by the BBC: 14. I caught myself saying “shopping cart” instead of shopping trolley today and was thoroughly disgusted with myself. I’ve never lived nor been to the US either. 23. To put a list into alphabetical order is to “alphabetize it” - horrid! 36. Surely the most irritating is: “You do the Math.” Math? It’s MATHS. #50 FTW. ...
Pixel Politics: Pixel Politics is BACK! →
pixelpolitics: …with a surprise! Do your Wednesdays feel joyless and empty now Parliament’s in its summer recess? Does 12 o’clock pass without event, leaving you deflated and depressed? Prime Minister’s Questions is every political nut’s favourite time of the week and we all deserve to enjoy it whenever we…
Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us...– Ira Glass (via nefffy)
biancavirina: CLICK THE SQUARES. THE WHOLE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THIS. THIS THIS THIS THIS!
Varsity Bookmarking: My Job Pt.1 — I have no idea... →
pieratt: I am the CEO of Svpply, Inc., a social shopping S-Corp operating out of New York City. My company has been the recipient of over half-a-million in investor dollars, for the stated purpose of building an unknown, 3,000-member web service into a cultural phenomenon, and I truly have very little…
"Needling" - not planking arrives in Seattle →
csmonitor: First there was “planking,” then “owling,” now there is “needling.” Check out what people in Seattle are doing. A big high five to Kristi Waite for starting this trend. If you feel so inclined, send us your best Needle! http://dotheneedle.com
In a group of 23 people, its more likely than not... →
omgfactsofficial: In a group of 23 people, it’s more likely than not that at least 2 have the same birthday. This actually comes from a famous problem known as the “Birthday Problem”. It’s a problem in…
Tumblr en français!
staff: We’re hard at work on more translations — and need a group of beta testers in France! Are you a native French speaker and lover of Tumblr? If you’re interested in joining our French beta testers, please email email@example.com and include a link to your blog. Merci beaucoup!
A Dull and Witless Boy.: (rant?) →
So this thought requires a few more characters than 140, so I’m taking to the blog. I would invite you, gentle reader, casual listener, enthusiast, to for a moment lend me a sympathetic ear. To be frank: it bums me out from time to time that you just cannot play a new unrecorded song at a show…
Newsweek: Every Day is, Like, Sunday →
June already! Where does the time go? Nothing like an uncertain future to telescope the hours. Remember, buyers: Bids are due Wednesday! While we wait, we’re thinking about David Carr’s piece in the Sunday Times about the sale. For the most part, we’re OK with it—though we do have a few…
Introducing Tumblr's New API →
staff: Along with a sharp new Engineering Blog and a beautifully organized new Developer Center. Enjoy!
Dan Harmon Poops: you are a moon for a while →
danharmon: Before I knew how to talk to people in real life (coworkers will tell you I never actually learned) I learned to talk to people on the internet. I was 14, I had an old TRS-80 from my Dad’s office, and, at night, I would use it with a direct connect 300 baud modem to call a “citizen’s band…
Bandung Meetup →
staff: Saturday, October 3rd, 3pm Roemah Kopi Details here! (via beeforbunga)
Mother Jones magazine on Tumblr: The best... →
motherjones: You should, like, strongly consider applying to work for this guy: We want to add some talent to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune investigative team. Every serious candidate should have a proven track record of conceiving, reporting and writing stellar investigative pieces that provoke change….
As with many innovations, we stumbled upon this idea. […] As we sat around the...– news.me | THINK / Musings - - - Stepping into the feeds of other people as the primary means of navigation and discovery is brilliant. I haven’t stopped thinking about it since Justin showed me News.me a few months ago. I believe we are witness to a new convention that will proliferate...
Frank Oz, the actor most famous for playing Yoda... →
omgfactsofficial: Frank Oz, the actor most famous for playing Yoda from the Star Wars films, also performed as at least NINE different Muppets! Believe it or not, Oz was born to a pair of puppeteers, and was…
Was TextMate2 released? →
The most telling thing to me was Google’s tone toward Apple at the event....– Lyons, on why he’s switching to Android
Finishing a Game
makegames: As I work towards completing my own game, I’ve been thinking a lot about finishing projects in general. I’ve noticed that there are a lot of really talented developers out there that have trouble finishing games. Truthfully, I’ve left a long trail of unfinished games in my wake… I think everyone has. Not every project is going to pan out, for whatever reason. But if you find...