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Fuckin’ magnets… how do they work?

May 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I was reminded of my favorite Insane Clown Posse song earlier, it goes a little something like this:

I see miracles all around me
Stop and look around, it’s all astounding
Water, fire, air and dirt

Fuckin magnets... how do they work?
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Scam Alert: Domain Registry of America

May 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Relax, INeedAttention.com isn’t expiring. But we did get this rather amusing letter suggesting that it was, from one of the oldest players in the domain slamming industry – the “Domain Registry of America” (DROA). It read:

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Deeper Down The GKNOVA6.com Rabbit Hole: The Azure Wolf MySpace Connection

April 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

For the last few weeks, internet gaming forums have been set ablaze with crypto-chatter thanks to the viral marketing site GKNOVA6.com. Clearly a nod to Cold War Numbers Stations, the unusually named website that rattles off music, encoded letters and numbers, and steganographic spectral images┬áhas, as of today, revealed its fourth transmission. [Read more →]

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2010 Facebook Privacy Guide

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

If you are reading this, then you probably already have a Facebook account, and you probably are complicit in sharing your personal information with the world whether you mean to or not. This guide will address some Facebook privacy settings and how we recommend you set them for maximum privacy control.

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Open Letter to Comedy Central c/o Viacom

April 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Dear Viacom,

2009 was a rough year for me.

First you pulled Nick GAS off the air, but I understood that a television network that never ran advertisements was not long for this world, and moreover, I was ashamed that I watched so much Nick GAS, so I said nothing.

Then you canceled Reno 911 – [Read more →]

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