Other Ten Percent 12/16/13

Dec 16 2013

Oh hey I got a bunch of these links and then forgot to write the OTP for Monday with them until Sunday night. In fact I kinda forget what these links are. Let’s see.
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Salina Turda, A Romanian Salt Mine That Has Been Converted Into a Tourist Attraction
Yeah I’d stay at this crazy hotel. I mean I’d clearly stay at basically any crazy hotel but still.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
December 11, 2013 at 03:01PM
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Simon Pegg will star in the brand new film from the Monty Python crew
So England’s just going to crown him king soon right?
via io9 http://io9.com
December 11, 2013 at 02:20PM
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The Walk Motivates You to Exercise with a Story
Oh good, the zombie one of these came along just in time for me to be kinda bored with zombies.
via Lifehacker http://lifehacker.com
December 11, 2013 at 01:00PM
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Santa’s brand guidelines
I spent part of the afternoon untangling christmas lights and now I kinda think the holidays could use a brand re-evaluation or two.
via kottke.org http://kottke.org/
December 11, 2013 at 11:54AM
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What causes the weird effects of kava?
NO ONE KNOWS….except whoever wrote this I guess. I…have to confess this is the first thing I regret not re-reading since I first found it. I liked it at the time though!
via io9 http://io9.com
December 11, 2013 at 12:01PM
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algopop: Algorithms to watch and nudge sleepy drivers via…
Oh man do we ever need computer driven cars soon if THIS is what we’re maximizing for with cars right now.
via The New Aesthetic http://new-aesthetic.tumblr.com/
December 11, 2013 at 06:57AM
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Can robots write sports previews?, via @hugovk Fortunately, or…
The answer is “yes perfectly serviceably unless you care about sports a lot” soooooooo not all that useful.
via The New Aesthetic http://new-aesthetic.tumblr.com/
December 11, 2013 at 06:00AM
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The N-Word, White People, And The Book of Genesis
Man this…we should probably just replace genesis with this. It seems a lot more relevant to my online life.
via The ToastThe Toast http://the-toast.net
December 11, 2013 at 09:30AM
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Freakishly realistic telemarketing robots are denying they’re robots
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH….I’ve actually had this happen to me with time warner now that I think about it. As I recall I actually believed it at first, apologized for calling it a robot, had it apologize back using the exact same phrasing with slightly different nouns from earlier in the conversation and then figured it out and felt kinda dumb.
via io9 http://io9.com
December 11, 2013 at 07:20AM
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Video Compilation of Watch Ads Shows That Most Watches Are Almost Always Set to 10:10
Advertising is weird.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
December 09, 2013 at 02:46PM
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