If you think you're old, will you get white hair?

by phil on Saturday Oct 9, 2010 1:42 PM

A video gamer's 6th sense

Sometimes I play video games so much I get what is called the Tetris Effect. For example, when I'm parking a car, I feel like I'm fitting in pieces onto the screen. There must be some sort of 6th sense, (or 12th sense depending on how you count them), where you can "feel" the shape of your environment. When parallel parking, you somehow feel a block wedging in there.

Combining success and being a female

I'm assuming based on the following tweet, that Sarah Palin considers herself a "true" feminist: "Who hijacked term:"feminist"?A cackle of rads who want 2 crucify other women w/whom they disagree on a singular issue; it's ironic (& passé)". The problem with Palin's feminism is that it has no policy implications. Her feminism is simply the "You Go Girl" kind, wherein you admire her for combining success and being a female.

Julian Assange look-alike

The wikileaks hacker Julian Assange shares some resemblance with Neil Patrick Harris, who due to either being a child superstar, or having certain features, looks forever adolescent. Julian is 38 years old, but has a full head of white hair, making him also sort of resemble Rutger Hauer's replicant from Blade Runner.

HuffingtonPost's design is like Myspace

HuffingtonPost's design almost achieves a myspace-like effect, where the UI elements are mashed together in such a chaotic fashion that it's busy-ness makes the place look rife with energy.

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