I love it when serendipitous collisions occur and the result is beautiful art. The Longest Poem in the World is a series rhyming couplets drawn from randomly selected Twitter updates. Looking only for end rhyme, the site’s script pairs one tweet with another to make a couplet, then streams couplet and couplet down the never-ending,
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It’s hard to have a conversation about Twitter without having to first talk about how silly it all is: the name, the character counts, the very concept. Same with blogging, or with virtually anything in social media – before you can have any serious discussion around it, you first have to shake your sillies out.
FLEA MARKET START It was approaching winter when Rob Snopek carefully loaded up the back of his pick-up truck with over 2000 vinyl records. A collection cobbled together thanks to years of careful searching, lucky finds and generous friends, he was ready to bring his prized albums out of his apartment and into the marketplace.
Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is home to an army of unsolved, unsolveable mysteries. I work there now, in the relative safety of a third-floor office building, and my daily transit commute is peppered by question marks from station to station. Each day I ride past the 8:00 am camp-out at the Bottle Depot, slide past the
When I first slammed into its old school front page, I didn’t expect “Cargo Law” to be anything more than a cobbled-together, behind-the-times, corporate hack-job of a website, filled with uninteresting, unpleasantly patriotic, law-related content. But after being utterly hypnotized by the incredible photos and stories featured on this site, I am now convinced that
If you’re age 11, possibly in grade 6, looking for ideas for things that haven’t been invented yet, this post can hopefully inspire you to think up some great ideas. I originally wrote this post in 2006, and since then, many of these have been created. See if you can find the ones that have