Archive for the ‘WTF’ Category

Oh Hells No

MaxPower February 4th, 2009

Today, Google introduced Latitude, a new opt-in feature that lets smartphone and laptop users share their location with friends and allows those friends to share their locations in return. Although not pinpoint accurate, Latitude can display your general location based on information from GPS satellites and cell towers. Latitude works on both mobile devices and […]

This Just In: Brits are Winter Wimps

MaxPower February 3rd, 2009

Look at all that snow! He needs to clean it up with a broom! When I saw this headline “Snow could cost UK economy £1 billion: experts” I thought “whoa, must have been a big storm”. Uhhh no… The 10 centimetres (four inches) of snow which coated London, Europe’s financial capital, Monday virtually shut down […]

Oilers Fans Invade NYC

MaxPower November 12th, 2008

Gretzky… whooo!

Australia New Censorship Capital aka The Blunder Down Under

MaxPower October 30th, 2008

Australia has joined the esteemed ranks of Cuba, China, North Korea and Iran in censoring the internet. Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy Minister Stephen Conroy admitted the Federal Government’s $44.2 million internet censorship plan would now include two tiers – one level of mandatory filtering for all Australians and an optional level that will provide […]

Robot Spider Unleashed

MaxPower September 5th, 2008

Commuters arriving at Liverpool’s Lime Street station were greeted by a 50ft (15m) high mechanical spider clinging to a nearby redundant office block. The 37-tonne beast heralds the start of a five-day piece of street theatre as part of the Capital of Culture year. The robot will “form part of a huge piece of street […]