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Website: Gross Out

Website: Gross Out

Filled with eyeballs, slime, and other weapons of gore, Gross Out will turn the insides out of you and your not-so-loved ones; it also serves as a Halloween makeup planner. Thanks, everyone!

xkcd: Farewell, Geocities

xkcd: Farewell, Geocities

xkcd bids a fond, blinking farewell to web hosting service GeoCities by redesigning their entire site today; so long, and thanks for all the animated gifs, comic sans and broken links!

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Netflix On PS3

Netflix On PS3

The Playstation 3 finally gets to share the silver screen with the Xbox 360: Netflix arrives on the PS3 in November and will be activated via a special Blu-ray disc that uses BD-Live.

Civilization Network

Civilization Network

Hello, social network, goodbye, social life: details are scarce, but Civilization Network is Sid Meier’s next great world building game and will be played on Facebook; it’ll launch in 2010.

Create Your Own Comic

Create Your Own Comic

Your inner caped crusader won’t want to miss Marvel’s Create Your Own Comic: make and print up to a 22-page comic book with dozens of characters, backgrounds and layouts.

The Helmet Project

The Helmet Project

The Helmet Project deserves its own Hall of Fame for its scope: a work in progress, its goal is to catalog images of all college and pro-football helmets from 1960 to present day.

The Art of Manliness

The Art of Manliness
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From the eponymous blog, The Art of Manliness is a witty but serious guidebook for men in the 21st century; it covers everything from handshakes and buying flowers to treating snakebites.

Book: Badass

Book: Badass
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Badass is written by Ben Thompson, who has been blogging one badass every week since 2004 on his website; the 352 page book features the 40 baddest badasses ever. Thanks, FF!

Can’t You See I’m Busy

Can’t You See I’m Busy

Play games at work without getting caught with Can’t You See I’m Busy; games such as Arkanoid and Lunar Lander will have you Excel-erating spaceships and editing the hell out of Word.

Google Wave x Pulp Fiction

Google Wave x Pulp Fiction

NSFW: Still can’t wrap your noggin’ around Google Wave? This Pulp Fiction mashup by Joe Sabia should “bang” some sense into your head; it’s basically chat with 72 point font and pictures.

Site: Book of Odds

Site: Book of Odds

What are you chances of being struck by lighting, or, say, two nuclear blasts? Book of Odds is a site devoted to charting your personal odds for both the morbid and the marvelous.

Facebook Quote Buddha

Facebook Quote Buddha

Proof that one should seek enlightenment by sitting under a tree, not by surfing social networks: Facebook Quota Buddha is what happens when you preach Sex and the City.

New Media Workout Plan

New Media Workout Plan

Facebook, Tumblr and other social networks not only help us keep up with friends but pile on the weight; the New Media Workout Plan will keep you fit while friending and following.

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Funny: Technology

Funny: Technology

Mark Fiore’s Technology is an animated short film that dares to ask (and rhyme) what happens when technophiles fully unplug from Twitter, Facebook and MySpace. Thanks, Chris!

Tweeting Kegerator

Tweeting Kegerator

We’ve seen Twitter for power usage and watering plants, but the Tweeting Kegerator is easily the most useful: it monitors beer temp, handle pulls and brew levels; follow it on Twitter.

How Many People In Space

How Many People In Space

Single-use websites are all the rage nowadays, but we couldn’t help having an existential pale blue dot moment with How Many People Are In Space Right Now; RSS feed here.

Google Street View Art

Google Street View Art

Blending old world style with new world tech, Bill Guffey’s Google Street View Art may seem worldly but is painted entirely from his home in rural Kentucky; yes, Google says it’s okay.

Funny: Gold4JetPack

Funny: Gold4JetPack

There was no way we couldn’t post Gold4JetPack.com: sure, it’s a goofy pre-order ad for Dark Void that spoofs Cash4Gold.com, but most importantly, it mentions the word Awesomer.

Free: Moonbell

Free: Moonbell

Moonbell isn’t quite a game–it uses topographical data from Japan’s Kaguya satellite that lets you play the Moon’s surface like a record; choose from Orbit Play and Free Scratch modes.

S*** My Dad Says

S*** My Dad Says

We’ve never featured a Twitter account before, but S*** My Dad Says is brimming with so much foul-mouthed wit from 28-year old Justin’s 73-year old dad it’s too much to pass up.

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iGoogle Goes Social

iGoogle Goes Social

iGoogle, Google’s formerly plain-jane web portal page, has recently been revamped with social networking features including 19 social gadgets that you can share with friends.

Social Media Pillows

Social Media Pillows
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As if our lives aren’t already consumed by tweets and status updates, these Social Media Pillows let you pimp out your pad with Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and MySpace icons.

Free: Translation Party

Free: Translation Party

Translation Party shows the meaning behind lost in the translation: it repeatedly takes a phrase between Japanese and English, with often unintentionally humorous results. Thanks, Scott!

2010 Mustang Customizer

2010 Mustang Customizer

Build-your-own-car tools are a ubiquitous on automaker sites, but Ford’s 2010 Mustang Customizer ups the ante with hood scoops, stripes, and even the size of your Stang’s burnout.

Guess The Google

Guess The Google

Guess the Google is simple but surprisingly addictive game that presents an array of images which you’ll need to guess the search term for; it’s pretty finicky, so get your spelling right.

Shirts Taste Good

Shirts Taste Good
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Pure genius, but also pure annoyance, too: Shirts Taste Good features t-shirts based on Internet memes, with classics like Rick Rollin’, the Aluminum Falcon and Don’t Tase Me, Bro.

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