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... was a huge scientific experiment to discover the world's funniest joke...
 humour
The most friendly and efficient way to manage your presidential job. Manage your country with a single mouse click.
 humour FBI USA president
Consolidating its position at the cutting edge of new media technology, the Guardian today announces that it will become the first newspaper in the world to be published exclusively via Twitter, the sensationally popular social networking service that has transformed online communication.

2009-04-01

 Guardian newspaper April Twitter brevity humour journalism print media
When you start to type a query, Google suggests popular search terms that include your keywords. Sometimes the suggestions are surprising, especially when the suggested queries are long and descriptive. A suggestion like [i was bitten by a turtle when i was a young lad should i still drink orange juice] might surprise you if you didn't know that it was a question on Yahoo Answers that became famous...

2009-12-20

 Google search engine prediction humour
Perception is not about capturing a full picture of reality, but taking snapshots of the world and making the rest up. ... Information captured by the retina takes about 100 milliseconds to reach the brain. To compensate for this lag, the brain predicts what the world will look like in the near future and acts on this prediction rather than the real information at its disposal. This is useful in real-world situations such as driving a car...

2008-12-24

 magic perception attention reality humour illusion eye vision brain bug prediction psychology mind control trick false memory advertisement politics crime wizard
Why did you steal 40,000 hotel coat hangers, knowing that hotel coat hangers are designed to be useless outside hotel wardrobes?

2002-10-15

 hanger hotel humour theft discussion

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