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Here’s some stuff I enjoyed this week

Here’s some stuff I enjoyed this week

Internet, Links
Here’s a fresh batch of some quality interweb finds I’ve come across over the last 7 days: Cool bootleg of the week: Chicago at Nassau Coliseum (Uniondale, NY), May 20, 1977. There are two interesting things concerning this show. It was less than a year before Terry Kath's accidental suicide and the band is introduced by an up-and-coming reporter named... Geraldo Rivera! (T.U.B.E.) Yoga for Black People (YouTube) Awesomely bad stock photos/graphics of people literally surfing the web. (The Hairpin) Another blistering attack upon so-called NFL writer and hypocrite Peter King. (Deadspin) Whatcha thinkin' bout? (Know Your Meme) Five Hollywood Secrets that explain why so many movies suck, none of which mention Kate Hudson oddly enough. (Cracked) Five seconds of every #1 son
Here’s some stuff I enjoyed this week

Here’s some stuff I enjoyed this week

Internet, Links
Here’s a fresh batch of some quality interweb finds I’ve come across over the last 7 days: Dana Carvey + Linkin Park = Satan shooting explosive diarrhea in your face! (You Just Made My List!) A look at the worst men in sports.  No Al Davis, strangely enough.  (Deadspin) Even if you don't know what https is, change this Facebook setting now. (Gawker) "The arrow of time", a year-by-year history of the unhappiest family ever.  (Zone Zero) Remember zany, watermelon-smashing comic Gallagher?  Now he's paranoid, bitter, homophobic, right-wing nutjob, watermelon-smashing ranter Gallagher. (The Stranger) This is where TLC is heading, and you know it. (Urlesque) A graphic overview tracing the evolution of the Hipster (Gawker) Matthew Baldwin (Defective Yeti) is rating all the
What I learned from the Gawker hacker debacle

What I learned from the Gawker hacker debacle

Internet
I've always considered myself to be a pretty savvy internet/computer type of guy.  I've never fallen for any of those Nigerian prince 419 scams, my computer has never been infected with a virus, and I've never even been successfully Rickrolled.  But I, and hundreds of thousands of others who happen to belong to one of Gawker Media's blogs (Deadspin, Gizmodo, Fleshbot, Lifehacker, etc.) got a very rude awakening a few weeks ago. That's when it was revealed that a group of hackers called Gnosis has successfully hacked Gawker's source code and databases and made off with, among other things, the entire database of Gawker's commenter accounts.  Two important facts came out of this security breach: one, Gawker's security sucks and two, way too many people are way too lazy with their password