mathowie + askmefi   26

Non-US radio, please - radio onlineradio music | Ask MetaFilter
Awesome non-US streaming radio stations. I love French and Belgium stations.
askmefi  bestofaskmefi  music 
october 2012 by mathowie
How are people extradited in the US - extradition | Ask MetaFilter
Amazing (horrible) story of what being extradited in the US is like
bestofaskmefi  metafilter  mefi  askmefi 
march 2012 by mathowie
Can I eat this? April 2011 «
Nice round-up of all the "Can I eat this?" questions on Ask MetaFilter.
askmefi  bestofaskmefi  from delicious
april 2011 by mathowie
Are we too old to trick or treat? | Ask Metafilter
This just became the best Halloween costume of all time.
halloween  awesome  askmefi 
october 2009 by mathowie
Because we all need another reason to hate banks at the moment | Ask Metafilter
Whoa, wells fargo has social media people scouring the web for mentions and answering when their company name comes up.
askmefi  marketing  customerservice 
march 2009 by mathowie
"This Wu album is PHAT!" | Ask Metafilter
An interesting problem in the age of google as we grow older online
google  askmefi  amazon 
january 2009 by mathowie
Question & Answer Site Visits Up 118%, Yahoo Answers Is Clear Leader
Ask MetaFilter is the fourth most popular Q&A site according to Hitwise. Holy freaking crap.
mefi  askmefi  stats 
march 2008 by mathowie
Finding a high-performance charity | Ask MetaFilter
Founder of GiveWell posts a fake question, answers it himself with a sockpuppet account, then gives everyone else shit for their answers. Basically, a selfish asshole running a charity.
charity  askmefi  asshats 
december 2007 by mathowie
Jerry Lewis - FrancoEnigma | Ask MetaFilter
Why is Jerry Lewis big in France? Answer: it's a red herring. He was big everywhere and still continues to be abroad, in the US he's fallen out of favor
askmefi  jerrylewis 
august 2007 by mathowie
Help me find evidence concerning the deadliness of splinters | Ask MetaFilter
Adam Savage on the recent Mythbusters test of cannonballs vs. splinters (I agree with their result and the justification).
mythbusters  tv  askmefi 
january 2007 by mathowie
How long in the freezer to chill a Coke from 89F to 35F? | Ask MetaFilter
how to cool a warm can of coke in 2 minutes using household stuff.
coke  hacks  askmefi 
december 2006 by mathowie
"Get out the vote" Origin? | Ask MetaFilter
huh, who knew that "get out the vote" has been around since at least 1864? And here I thought MTV made it up or something...
history  election  askmefi 
november 2006 by mathowie
What Is This Creepy Site Advertising? | Ask MetaFilter
mefi users unravel some sort of online game involving a TV show
metafilter  askmefi  arg  tv  detectivery 
october 2006 by mathowie
What's an American biscuit abroad? | Ask MetaFilter
Biscuits, muffins, and scones. The confusing conversions between the US and the UK
askmefi  uk  americanisms 
august 2006 by mathowie
Audio help on Ask MeFi
I'm always amazed when someone asks a pretty innocuous question and two developers of software products show up to help.
askmefi  audio  bestofaskmefi  software 
january 2006 by mathowie
Tracking Down An Address In 1939 Vienna | Ask MetaFilter
This rules, in 32 minutes, someone at the Holocaust Museum located an address for a MetaFilter member seeking his grandfather's WWII apartment.
bestofmefi  bestofaskmefi  askmefi  WWII  holocaust 
october 2005 by mathowie
Up the Creek w/o a T-Mobile Brand Paddle | Ask MetaFilter
Bummer. Lose a phone and you pay the charges for any calls made before you reported it.
thisisbroken  tmobile  askmefi 
june 2005 by mathowie
Recall a poem from a screenshot | Ask MetaFilter
Q: Can anyone figure out this poem from a screenshot in an obscure mag? A: I just asked the author and he can't remember
askmefi  smallworld 
november 2004 by mathowie
What words or concepts don't exist in English?
Great examples of all the weird little things you can't quite explain in English
askmefi  bestofmefi  language 
october 2004 by mathowie
How many times do you use a towel before washing it?
Jeez, I had no idea people had strong opinions on this. I go at least 2 weeks between towel washings, sometimes over a month.
askmefi  bestofmefi  laundry  towels 
october 2004 by mathowie

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