Posts filed under “Weekend”

Spyker Now Owns Saab

Spyker Cars is now the proud owner of Saab. And according to the news release from G.M., the wind down of Saab’s operations is over:

“This transaction represents the successful outcome of months of hard work and intense negotiations, all aimed at securing a sustainable future for this unique brand, and we are pleased with the positive outcome,” said John Smith, G.M. vice president for corporate planning and alliances.

Category: Weekend

How NOT To Use Powerpoint

This is hysterical: A funny PowerPoint Presentation about PowerPoint Presentations from comedian Don McMillan via boingboing

Category: Technology, Weekend

Pittsburgh International Airport After Hours

I cant say I would have used the time as productively stuck in a airport alone for 12 hours: Girl stuck in Pittsburgh airport overnight shoots epic horsing around video My adventures in the Pittsburgh International Airport during the worst snow storm of the century. After arriving late for a flight at 7:40 PM to…Read More

Category: Travel, Weekend

Curious Displays

Curious Displays from Julia Tsao on Vimeo. hat tip boingboing

Category: Web/Tech, Weekend

Weird, or just different?

Category: Weekend

Boom-dee-ah-da, boom-dee-ah-da

Discovery Channel – -I Love the World Commercial Part II The World Is Just Awesome

Category: Media, Television, Weekend

IOC Copyright Idiocy Drives Company to Poetry

UVEX, the ski goggle maker, got a nastygram from an Olympics Committee IP lawyer, forbidding them from using any images — or even mentioning — that gold medal winner Lindsey Vonn uses their equipment. Blonde Who Uses Our Stuff Wins Downhill (Last Name Rhymes With “Bonn”) There once was a lawyer from the IOC, who…Read More

Category: Intellectual Property, Sports, Weekend

Logorama

An animated short that re-imagines Los Angeles as a city made up of nothing but corporate branding, populates it entirely with corporate logos and mascots, and then sets Ronald McDonald loose on a profane and by all accounts enormous bloody rampage of gun violence.

Category: Weekend

Should have, would have, could have

The power of counterfactual reflection on life’s pivotal moments. According to new research by management professors Laura Kray and Philip Tetlock, counterfactual thinking — considering a ”turning point” moment in the past and alternate universes had it not occurred — heightens one’s perception of the moment as significant, and even fated. Armed with a sense…Read More

Category: Weekend

Google Opt Out Feature Lets Users Protect Privacy By Moving To Remote Village

Category: Humor, Web/Tech, Weekend