If Banner Ads were Forced to be Truthful

http://www.cracked.com/article_15888_if-banner-ads-were-forced-be-truthful.html

Banner ads are the annoying adverts that you see all the time whilst browsing the Web. What would banner ads look like in a world where they were required to tell the honest truth? This site offered a prize for the person with enough insight (and Photoshop skills) to show what these ads would be like if they were actually truthful.

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Phrase Finder

http://www.phrases.org.uk/

This writers’ resource spawns ideas for
headlines, advertising copy, song lyrics, poetry etc. Journalists,
advertising copywriters, songwriters, or anyone interested in creative
writing in English, can benefit from this ideas generator.”

“It’s an online thesaurus, but it’s different
from the thesauri you might be used to using, it finds phrases rather
than single words.Enter a word and it
will generate a list of phrases and sayings related to that word –
often including interesting selections that you may not have
anticipated.”

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12 Most Influential Online Videos of All Time

http://www.webbyawards.com/press/top12videos.php

From the Webby Awards – “2006 will surely go down as the year when Internet video broke to the
worldwide masses, but even before this historical benchmark, online video was an important part of many users’ Internet experiences. To celebrate its 12th year, The Webby Awards has put together a list of
some of the most important, influential and beloved online videos of all-time. It wasn’t easy to narrow down over a decade of online video to just twelve, but each of the videos listed below represents an important starting point for the tactics and trends currently flourishing online.”

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13 Time-Lapse Wonders

http://fogonazos.blogspot.com/2008/01/13-time-lapse-wonders.html

“Time-lapse
is a cinematography technique whereby each film frame is captured at a rate much slower than it will be played back. When replayed at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. Time-lapse photography can be considered to be the opposite of high speed photography.”

Drive coast-to-coast across the States, see ants digging tunnels, see a building being demolished and more…

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This is a picture taken off another site – the site I have linked to has speeded-up video clips

Lost in Translation

http://tashian.com/multibabel/

“What happens when an English phrase is translated (by computer) back
and forth between 5 different languages? The authors of the Systran
translation software probably never intended this application of their
program. As of September 2007, translation software is almost good
enough to turn grammatically correct, slang-free text from one language
into grammatically incorrect, barely readable approximations in
another. But the software is not equipped for 10 consecutive
translations of the same piece of text. The resulting half-English,
half-foreign, and totally non sequitur response bears almost no
resemblance to the original. Remember the old game of “Telephone”?
Something is lost, and sometimes something is gained.”

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I'm a little tea pot, short and stout.

translates to
They are a small POTENTIOMETER, short circuits and a beer of malzes of
the tea.