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Time Machine and npm - Wanderview
Unfortunately, it appears that Time Machine will sometimes get upset if you backup a symlink to a directory, convert the symlink back to a real directory, and then try to backup again.
to:fb  npm  node  timemachine  apple  wtf 
march 2013 by deusx
Grimes (musician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 2009, Boucher and her then-boyfriend from Tennessee constructed a 20-foot houseboat, named the "Velvet Glove Cast in Iron", with the intention to sail it down the Mississippi River from Minneapolis to New Orleans. The cargo included chickens, a typewriter, 20 pounds of potatoes and a gifted copy of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. However, the chickens caught eastern equine encephalitis virus and perished soon into the trip. Boucher and her companion adopted the names "Varuschka" and "Zelda Xox" for the trip.[14] Due to engine trouble and subsequent harassment from the Minnesota police, the journey was cut short and the houseboat and chickens were impounded.[14] Their diet consisted mainly of potatoes.[15]
to:fb  wtf  odd  music  grimes 
september 2012 by deusx
YTMND - Cosby Bebop
OMG. I have never seen this before.
cosby  cowboybebop  wtf  funny  to:fb  humor  ytmnd  anime 
june 2012 by deusx
BBC News - Goths descend on UK seaside town of Whitby
A seaside resort in the North of England has become a magnet for goths who descend on the town twice a year.
goths  england  wtf  to:fb 
may 2012 by deusx
The Cat Litter Face Mask: It's a Thing and We're Trying It! | Catster
As it turns out, regular natural clay litter is made of the same kind of clay that is used in a lot of mud masks you'd pay tons of money for. This isn't going to help your crazy cat lady rep, but hey, nobody needs to know.
to:fb  catlitter  cats  beauty  wtf 
march 2012 by deusx
Coon-Suit Riot | VICE
Getting surrounded by friendly raccoons who want to eat baguettes that you’ve duct-taped to your legs is almost like being the princess of your very own Disney movie. Almost.
raccoons  wtf  art  photography  animals 
february 2012 by deusx
Obvious Winner - So Easy To See The Awesomeness - ow - Fleshlipad: The FleshLight Holder iPad Case Concept of Digital Bliss
Most apple fanboys out there would LOVE to stick their peenors into their precious ipads. Seriously, they would. Well this is a concept for the fleshlipad holder which would take your overused fleshlight and turn it into a high tech instrument of digital fap fap fappery.
ipad  fleshlight  wtf  odd 
january 2012 by deusx
From the Mailbag | Regretsy
I am now out a violin that made it through WWII as well as $2500. This is of course, upsetting. But my main goal in writing to you is to prevent PayPal from ordering the destruction of violins and other antiquities that they know nothing about. It is beyond me why PayPal simply didn’t have the violin returned to me.
paypal  violins  wtf 
january 2012 by deusx
50 Unexplainable Black & White Photos
Culture Buzz A collection of the most confusing/unexplainable photos from my Tumblr blog, Black & WTF.
wtf  funny  odd  photos 
december 2011 by deusx
Walmart Heirs Worth Same Amount As Bottom 30 Percent Of Americans In 2007: Analysis
The six children of Walmart's founders, Sam and James "Bud" Walton, had the same net worth in 2007 as the entire bottom 30 percent of American earners, according to an analysis from Sylvia Allegretto, a labor economist at University of California-Berkeley's Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics.
wtf  walmart  wealthinequality  economy  politics 
december 2011 by deusx
Dumbest War Ever Erupts Over Which State Looks Most Like a Mitten
That image (above, left) has become the centerpiece of Travel Wisconsin's website and Facebook page. Michigan is (justifiably) pissed off, as they have long compared their state to a mitten, and feel Wisconsin is just flagrantly stealing their mitten-shaped-state shtick! A website called Awesome Mitten first noticed and tweeted their outrage to their followers, and an all-out social media war has ensued.
michigan  wisconsin  mitten  wtf 
december 2011 by deusx
Photo of the day: police drag #OWS protester by her hair at #N17 - Boing Boing
NYPD cracking down on Occupy Wall Street protesters near the New York Stock Exchange on the November 17 Day of Action in NYC. Photograph by Jon Tayler (web), Columbia School of Journalism student, reporter, photographer. Via @katz, also as seen on The Awl.
police  ows  nyc  wtf 
november 2011 by deusx
The Silver Bear Cafe
$16,000,000,000,000.00 had been secretly given out to US banks and corporations and foreign banks everywhere from France to Scotland. From the period between December 2007 and June 2010, the Federal Reserve had secretly bailed out many of the world’s banks, corporations, and governments. The Federal Reserve likes to refer to these secret bailouts as an all-inclusive loan program, but virtually none of the money has been returned and it was loaned out at 0% interest. Why the Federal Reserve had never been public about this or even informed the United States Congress about the $16 trillion dollar bailout is obvious - the American public would have been outraged to find out that the Federal Reserve bailed out foreign banks while Americans were struggling to find jobs.
wtf  economy  government  bailouts  politics 
november 2011 by deusx
BBC News - Associated Press reporters told off for tweeting
The news agency issued the warning after members of its staff tweeted that they had been arrested at the Occupy Wall Street camp in Manhattan.
news  ap  wtf  twitter  social 
november 2011 by deusx
Lying on the Internet could soon be a federal crime
The US Department of Justice wants to make it a federal crime to violate the “terms of service” of any website, reports Declan McCullagh at CNet. According to this interpretation, breaching the terms of service of websites — which can be done by simply using a fake name on Facebook, lying about your weight on a dating site, or using Google if you’re under the age of 18 — could make you a criminal.
law  internet  crime  wtf 
november 2011 by deusx
Robotic bear pillow stops your snoring by gently mauling your face (video) -- Engadget
Looking to stop snoring? What you need is Jusui-Kun, a robot bear that paws your face while you're sleeping. Okay, it's more of a "gentle tickling," according to the bear's creators. The key is to get the snorer sleeping on the pillow to move his or her head from side to side. Jusui-Kun has a built-in mic to detect the sleeper's snoring, while an equally cuddly hand monitor detects blood oxygen levels, letting the bear know when to issue one of its loving face swipes. Video after the break.


What could go wrong?
sleep  apnea  toys  wtf  bears 
november 2011 by deusx
NBCs mid-season schedule benches Community, kills Prime Suspect, brings back 30 Rock - HitFix.com
"Community" is a mess ratings-wise, but it's one of NBC's few shows that still draws largely unabashed love from critics (and from its shrinking but passionate group of fans). Pulling it off the schedule temporarily given the ratings is understandable; pulling it off the schedule while leaving "Whitney" on is not. Either show is going to do the same pathetic numbers on Wednesdays at 8 - away from its "Office" cocoon, "Whitney" could easily do worse than "Community" would - and one move at least buys continued goodwill from the press and viewers, whereas there's no one outside the immediate families of Whitney Cummings and Chris D'Elia who will be happy that show continues to air, week after week.
nbc  tv  comedy  whitney  community  wtf  entertainment 
november 2011 by deusx
The Pirate Bay Trademark Handed To Alcohol Entrepreneur | TorrentFreak
A Sweden-based alcohol entrepreneur has successfully obtained the trademark “The Pirate Bay”. Colin Scragg, who made to complaints to police over share dealings at his former company earlier this year, had faced opposition at the Patents and Trademarks Office, but now the decision has swung in his favor.
wtf  piratebay  booze  tech 
november 2011 by deusx
Anne Rice picks a fight with Stephenie Meyer: "Lestat and Louie feel sorry for vampires that sparkle"
Lestat and Louie feel sorry for vampires that sparkle in the sun. They would never hurt immortals who choose to spend eternity going to high school over and over again in a small town —— anymore than they would hurt the physically disabled or the mentally challenged. My vampires possess gravitas. They can afford to be merciful.
vampires  annerice  twilight  wtf  funny 
november 2011 by deusx
[APP] WiimoteController 0.25 Alpha [may-14-2010] NO MORE LIMIT! - xda-developers
"WiimoteController is an application which allows a Wii remote to connect to your Android phone. You can then use the Wii remote to control various apps."
android  wiimote  wtf  gaming  hellyes  wii  from delicious
may 2010 by deusx
Apple - Support - Discussions - Changing modifier keys in keyboard ...
"Unplugging the dongle to my Logitech MX 1100 and then swapping my modifier keys worked. Just be sure to open the modifier keys window first."
mac  osx  logitech  usb  drivers  wtf  from delicious
december 2009 by deusx
Snow Leopard broke Control and Caps Lock swapping
"The problem turned out to be related to the wireless USB hub for Logitech’s MX Revolution (and others?) mouse. If you unplug it before you change the Modifier Keys the changes do take effect. You can then plug the Logitech USB dongle back in and everything works fine. I tried every combination of plugging my keyboard into my computer but the Logitech dongle was plugged into the back of my display so I didn’t think to try it. Michael Richardson figured it out."
logitech  osx  wtf  drivers  macosx  mac  from delicious
december 2009 by deusx
Rare tongue-eating parasite found
"A rare parasite which burrows into host fish before eating and replacing their tongues with itself has been found off the Jersey coast."
fish  parasites  omg  wtf  via:warrenellis  from delicious
november 2009 by deusx
Teen pregnant after ‘swimming in pool’ | The Sun |News
"Magdalena believes the teenager conceived from stray sperm after taking a dip in the hotel's mixed pool. She is now seeking compensation from the hotel. "
wtf  odd  english  sex  kids  egypt  nutters  from delicious
august 2009 by deusx
Palm OS Robotic Tattoo Machine Invented
"An Austrian electrician has invented the world's first tattooing robot and it runs the Palm OS. According to the news site Ananova, Niki Passath, 25, has unveiled his invention, which he calls Freddy, at a hi-tech fair in Vienna. "
palmos  tattoos  odd  hacks  wtf  robots 
june 2009 by deusx
Whither Eucalyptus? - Jamie’s Web Log
"If you’re wondering why Eucalyptus is not yet available, it’s currently in the state of being ‘rejected’ for distribution on the iPhone App Store. This is due to the fact that it’s possible, after explicitly searching for them, to find, download from the Internet, and then read texts that Apple deems ‘objectionable’. The example they have given me is a Victorian text-only translation of the Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana. "
apple  iphone  appstore  kamasutra  wtf  censorship 
may 2009 by deusx
Afghanistan's only pig quarantined in flu fear | Lifestyle | Reuters
Somehow, I think being the only pig in a country is quarantine enough. ""For now the pig is under quarantine, we built it a room because of swine influenza," Aziz Gul Saqib, director of Kabul Zoo, told Reuters. "We've done this because people are worried about getting the flu.""
pigs  swineflu  afghanistan  wtf 
may 2009 by deusx
SNUGGIE™ PUB CRAWL - San Francisco, CA - Date: TBD
"In response to the stunning public embrace of the warm and cuddly Snuggie™, the SnuggiePubCrawl.com Team is hosting the first-ever Snuggie™ Pub Crawl in San Francisco, CA. Even though it's just a blanket with sleeves, we're sure that you'll enjoy a winter evening spent drinking with friends and the Snuggie™."
snuggie  pubcrawl  sf  sanfrancisco  wtf 
february 2009 by deusx
Twitter / Locked
"We've temporarily locked your account after too many failed attempts to sign in. Please chillax for a few, then try again."
twitter  wtf  locked  out 
february 2009 by deusx
Beer: NanoBrewMaster Home Brew Station Will Be the End of Me
"I think I'm in love: The NanoBrewMaster Home Brew Station is an infinitely configurable, 15-gallon beer-making gift from the gods. Newbie brewers like myself just set it up, forget it, and it makes beer."
homebrew  wtf  beer  brewing 
december 2008 by deusx
Amazon.com: Playmobil Security Check Point: Toys & Games
"The woman traveler stops by the security checkpoint. After placing her luggage on the screening machine, the airport employee checks her baggage. The traveler hands her spare change and watch to the security guard and proceeds through the metal detector. With no time to spare, she picks up her luggage and hurries to board her flight! "
wtf  toys  playmobil  security  checkpoint 
december 2008 by deusx
Natural Harvest - A Collection of Semen-Based Recipes by Fotie Photenhauer (Book) in Cooking
"Once you overcome any initial hesitation, you will be surprised to learn how wonderful semen is in the kitchen. Semen is an exciting ingredient that can give every dish you make an interesting twist. If you are a passionate cook and are not afraid to experiment with new ingredients - you will love this cook book!"
semen  cooking  food  donotwant  wtf  humor  books 
november 2008 by deusx
girl takes world's longest shit at the cranbrook academy of art
"In February 1995, working in conjunction with nutritionists at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, I adopted a super fiber-rich diet which allowed me to successfully produce a single extruded excrement the exact length of my colon: 26 feet. I documented the extrusion at the Cranbrook-Kingswood High School Bowling Alley, Bloomfield Hills, MI, which offered a length of floor suitable for the process and measuring the results. The cathartic diet was supplemented by a high intake of Metamucil fiber substance. The weeklong endurance prior to the event was ensured by the employment of a plug specifically designed to curtail any premature excretions."
via:jm3  funny  michigan  detroit  art  wtf  culture  disturbing  poop  colon  cranbrook 
october 2008 by deusx
Off-Road Velociraptor Safari
"We at Flashbang Studios officially support these remarkable findings by including magnificently feathered Velociraptors in our game."
gaming  wtf  raptors  odd  via:stlhood 
january 2008 by deusx
Warren Ellis » Conan! What Is Best In Life?
“Cutting off your own nipples, casting them in resin and wearing them in your ears!" Items like this make following Warren Ellis' blog worth the price of admission.
nsfw  wtf  bodymods  bme  rofl  roflmao 
january 2008 by deusx
The Official Palm Blog: Last chance to download JVM for PalmOS
"Come on Palm - it's great that you are sharing info in a blog, but you know that there are two critical bits of info missing here. 1) Why? 2) What (if anything) does this mean about Palm's ongoing support of java on devices?"
java  palm  jvm  ibm  wtf  mobile  midlets 
january 2008 by deusx
Palm says goodbye to IBM Java virtual machine - Download Squad
"for some unexplained reason, Palm will stop offering a download link on Jan 12, 2008."
palm  java  ibm  jvm  midlets  mobile  wtf 
january 2008 by deusx
ectoplasmosis » Your Daily WTF: Pony!
"the insane anthropomorphical equine who jumps out of the bushes and, brandishing his monstrous erection at you, madly screams “Pony! PONY! PONNNNYYYYYYYYYYY! at you as he chases you back to your hotel."
wtf  pony  anime  fullmetalpanic  videos 
october 2007 by deusx
Testicles and tentacles: Seamen show their derring-do by doing denizens of the deep - MSN-Mainichi Daily News
"Almost everybody in the fishing business has had sex with a manta at some point"
wtf  sex  japan  fishing  odd 
august 2007 by deusx
QDB: Quote #794379
"this fucking town is full of gremlins!"
gremilins  funny  wrong  wtf  quotes 
august 2007 by deusx
You've got it (BAUHAUS) » wizardishungry
WHAT??!?!?! One of the New Kids is wearing a Bauhaus t-shirt in the video.
odd  retro  nkotb  video  music  bauhaus  wtf  goth 
august 2007 by deusx
The Raw Story | Bush chuckles at Iraq success: 'Either we'll succeed, or we won't succeed'
"How do you define an acceptable level of violence? I mean, how can that possibly be defined?"
iraq  war  bush  wtf  fail  politics 
may 2007 by deusx
You are kidding arent you ? -- jerryleecooper's comment on "Why Linux will not displace Windows" | TalkBack on ZDNet
"Are you saying that this linux can run on a computer without windows underneath it, at all ? ... That sounds preposterous to me."
moron  odd  linux  windows  wtf 
march 2007 by deusx
subbes: Someone out there has written Mythbuster
"Someone out there has written Mythbusters slash fanfic. I'm certain of it, but I don't want to confirm this certainty by searching because of what I fear I'll encounter."
mythbusters  slash  fanfic  omg  wtf 
march 2007 by deusx
lgf: The Clueless Leading the Blind
"Daily Kos...using Ruby on Rails instead of mod_perl. Oh brother." Wow. And PHP/Zend ridiculed because Jews are involved. Creepy nutters.
politics  rubyonrails  perl  webdev  wtf  creepy  nutters 
february 2007 by deusx
Dynamite Surfing
Wow. Surfboard + public pond + bundle of dynamite = Urban surfing. So close to a Darwin award...
wtf  dynamite  surfing  sports 
february 2007 by deusx
Officer assaulted with colostomy bag - JS Online: NewsWatch
"The suspect then became disruptive and threw his colostomy bag containing bodily waste at the officer. "
colostomy  colon  wtf  writingideas 
february 2007 by deusx
YouTube - Zelda Wand of Gamelon ending cd-i
"The ending to the Zelda: Wand of Gamelon for the philips CD-i."
gaming  zelda  nintendo  wtf  video  cdi 
january 2007 by deusx
The Complicator's Gloves - The Daily WTF
"The reason that this "hand warming system" does not exist is because most people have found a pair of gloves to be a perfectly suitable way for keeping one's hands warm."
funny  wtf  programming  compsci  gloves 
january 2007 by deusx
| An amusing exercise | Typophile
"If, in some bizarre alternate history, chatspeak abbreviations like “LOL” had become popular long before there were computers and character sets, they might have, over time, become new symbols, like “et” became “&” and “at” became “@”
odd  typography  nifty  funny  wtf  lol  omg  rtfm 
december 2006 by deusx
TEH INTERNETS - a photoset on Flickr
"you can use these for your blogs or what have you! ( with credit of course...heh)"
tehinternets  wtf  ftw  omfg  lolz  zomg  orly  kthxbai 
november 2006 by deusx
SCIFI.COM | ECW
WTF is ECW doing on SciFi?! "Get pumped up for the action of ECW, LIVE every Tuesday night on SCI FI!"
scifi  wrestling  wtf 
june 2006 by deusx
ClickOnDetroit.com - News - La Shish Owner Accused Of Terrorist Ties
"Federal prosecutors said the owner of the La Shish restaurant chain has ties to top officials of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah."
food  detroit  lashish  terrorism  doh  via:revgeorge  wtf 
may 2006 by deusx
Ajaxian - Hyperlinks 2.0 - Ajax WTF
"Using remoting, DHTML, and URL modification to build a brand new hyperlink system! Resume-Driven Development at its finest."
wtf  web20  ajax 
may 2006 by deusx
Client-side PHP - The Daily WTF
... Are.. you.. kidding me? Whoever wrote that code should probably stop using computers.
funnt  wtf  ajax  php  webdev 
april 2006 by deusx
Nintendo literally in the toilet - Joystiq - www.joystiq.com
"In our poll asking where your gaming console is located, reader DigitalFirefly included a photo of his setup which he has conveniently located in a bathroom closet right across from the most important seat in the house."
gaming  wtf  funny  wishlist 
september 2005 by deusx
ClickOnDetroit.com - News - City's Intended Purchase Of Assault Tank Comes Under Fire
"The Detroit Police department is ready to make a big purchase on a crime-fighting vehicle despite laying off dozens of officers."
wtf  detroit 
september 2005 by deusx
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