ShortFormBlog: Woman dies after finding out about... →
shortformblog: Another crushingly sad tale from the Joplin storm: After a 54-year-old woman found out on Tuesday that her father died in Sunday’s incredibly tragic tornado in the Missouri town, she had a heart attack and later died. The woman, a schoolteacher, lived in a nearby town and attended church in the… Just… Wow. Heartbreaking.
If you've ever uploaded a photo to TwitPic, you... →
shortformblog: Now’s a good time to note that Tumblr’s own Terms of Service make it clear that you own your work (though you give them a license to spread it). If Flickr were smart, they would’ve made a service that does what TwitPic does already. And this is why I now use Instagram to post to Facebook and Twitter. Just need to remember my password and it’ll post to my Tumblr too!
This could possibly be the best E3 ever.
So, very soon, the games industry will be as usual fixated on the annual circus that is E3. This year, though, they’ll have good reason to do so. For the first time in my memory, all 3 console companies have something to prove this year. This can be broken down as follows: Nintendo The Wii, as a “license to print money”, is dying. The 3DS is having a very slow start. This...
It's simple, it's dull, it's the beta...
…And yet I can’t stop playing Minecraft. And yes, the title does indeed live under the western freeway. Anyway, to the subject: you know you’ve met your addictive match in a game when it spirals into real-world note taking. It’s always been a good sign; writing down the secrets as the clues appear in Spider: the secret of Bryce Manor, for instance, or the note sequences of...
Ahmadinejad allies charged with sorcery | The... →
Close allies of Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have been accused of using supernatural powers to further his policies amid an increasingly bitter power struggle between him and the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Several people said to be close to the president and his chief of staff, Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, have been arrested in recent days and charged with being...