Team Technostraddle looks back on an awesome year of gaming. And then our thumbs fell off.
Boy does Google have a treat in store for you word nerds, bookworms and history buffs! Meet the Google Ngram Viewer, a way to search hundreds of years of the written word, or at least 4% of published books from 1500-2008. Not only that, but you can chart words and trends against each other instantly. Be right back, I’ve gotta play with this for 100+ hours.
why don’t we do it in the bathtub?
Whether you’re as obsessive about organizing your online presence as Rachel and Taylor are or still getting the hang of it, you’re sure to find at least one of these sites and/or apps useful. Workflowy for neurotic list lovers, Pinterest for magpie collectors of shiny things, Instapaper for a little light reading – take your pick!
Get ’em while they’re hot!
Let’s figure out our World of Warcraft guild for Cataclysm so we’ll be ready to roll come Tuesday! Remember how you wanted to do that? Discuss within!
Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card.
Minecraft is all of your favorite things rolled into one affordable, compact package that gets hardlined right into your dopamine receptors and it stays there forever, I’m not joking.
Come discuss the one million gaming releases that will certainly lead to our collective system failures.
Okay, maybe not 99%, but this game could probably cure cancer.
In which Kim’s disappointment-fueled tears subside long enough for her to tell you why Metroid: Other M makes her cry disappointment-fueled tears.
I want to be best friends with the person who runs thisanimalisawesome.tumblr.com. Or at least meet them. I bet they’re pretty awesome.
Find and track awesome underground/street music, art, performance and goods in and around New York City.
A cartoon about Medal of Honor that I’m sure you will relate to.
Meet Padmapper, an absolutely essential (free!) apartment hunting tool. Not apartment hunting right now? Bookmark this shit. It will change your life. You’ll never look at Craigslist (the same way) again.
Wherein you shout to the high heavens about the absolute smorgasbord of video games headed your way this fall!
The cat’s outta the bag: World of Warcraft’s long-awaited Cataclysm expansion will wreak havoc on your love life/hit stores on December 7th! Here are the top 5 reasons why I probably won’t shower until January 2011.
The lovely, talented and possibly ambidextrous guest contributor, Danielle, gives us the low-down on the best gaming podcasts so we can all go into tiny escapist cocoons and ride out the storm. Thanks, Danielle!
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