Finibus Bonorum et Malorum

Citations, sites, quotas and stuff that seem to be non-neglecteble. A more non-conform way to spy on the trends and the world.
Finibus Bonorum et Malorum is a work from Cicero. Chunks of this is a part of the Lorem ipsum - the dummytexts that is used in almost every sketch that creatives in advertising use.


Ellsworth AFB foam test

4/12/2006: Ellsworth AFB foam test: "

That's what happens when you put too much soap in the washing machine.



Ouch. This reminds me of the crash of the Swedish airfighter JAS a couple of years ago - very expensive soilmover...


I shot the coreographer

Finnish rock'n'roll. And truly - that coreographer should be shot! A must see (via crrly)


Shaved beaver?

This was not to un-obvious...


Tailor-made condoms

Ananova: "Businessman Oliver Gothe, 36, is behind the Cologne-based company Lebenslust (Lust for Life), which has invented a system to make personalised prophylactics."

And for £600 you can have the name engraved. Good for the woman with bad name-memory...



Bouncy Video - yowsa...

Pinata Accidents

Pinata Accidents - looking at this one wonder why such a tradition is still alive and ... banging.


Bad shit. And a suit filed.

Ananova: "Hans-Juergen Bendt, 52, from Darmstadt, lodged a complaint about his dealer with police after he sold him seven ounces of 'completely un-enjoyable' hash."





And the fun thing is that the woman who ride the bike have discussed it on SoCalSportbikes. (via Fazed)


Remember to tie your shoelaces

Chicago Sun Times: "''I snagged my shoelace, missed the step and crash, bang, wallop. There were a million pieces of high quality Qing ceramics lying around underneath me,'' said Nick Flynn, 42, of Fowlmere, a village near Cambridge."

The story continues with the Chinese who thinks Flynns wallop was an attack on their culture and history:
IOL: Nick Flynn, 42, said he hadn't meant to cause offence to people in Hong Kong or China when he destroyed the Qing Dynasty treasures after tripping over his shoelaces at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, eastern England.


Too much money to tax "MICROSOFT founder Bill Gates, the world's richest man, said today the tax office in the US has to store his financial data on a special computer because his fortune is so vast.
'My tax return in the United States has to be kept on a special computer because their normal computers can't deal with the numbers,"

RIAA sues computerless woman

The Inquirer: "Marie Lindor, a home health aide who has never bought, used, or even turned on a computer in her life, was a little surprised when she got a writ for thousands of dollars saying that she was a using an online distribution system to nick music."

She probably did whistle some song from the Top 40-list...


DJ:ing the reality

Cool state of the art animation. Should be called "God is a DJ"...


Dumbest dealer ever

CBS4 Boston: An accused drug dealer was arrested last night for trying to sell cocaine on the Internet. Tyrone Burgo, 20, of Brockton, posted an online advertisement for cocaine that included a phone number, according to Boston police. Police called the number 2:15 p.m. yesterday and arrangements were made to meet Burgo last night near City Hall. An undercover officer bought cocaine from Burgo and then arrested him.


Comp-virus turns twenty

BBC NEWS: "The virus was discovered in January 1986 but may have been written some time before that as it used a relatively slow method to travel.

Brain was known as a "boot-sector" virus because of the area on a floppy disk it hid on. By concealing itself in this region, the virus could ensure that it would be installed every time that floppy disk was used on another computer. The Brain virus is now extinct."

"The most significant change has been the evolution of virus writing hobbyists into criminally operated gangs bent on financial gain."
Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure