"Green party politician Malte Spitz sued to have German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom hand over six months of his phone data that he then made available to ZEIT ONLINE. We combined this geolocation data with information relating to his life as a politician, such as Twitter feeds, blog entries and websites, all of which is all freely available on the internet."Interactive map here, article here, in Die Zeit (English). A related New York Times item is here.
Ahoy! On Marine Traffic, you can view boats all over the seven seas in real-time. Click on one of the icons to learn more about what type of vessel you're viewing, where it's heading, how fast it's going, and more. As I'm writing this, 242,985 vessels have been tracked via satellite technology within the past… READ THE REST
Music For Monsters is an EP by Sounds Records featuring theremin tunes and other spooky sound effects such as a crying baby, a screaming cat, and wicked laughter. This record would make for a great soundtrack to a horror film. I can't find any information on when this obscure recording was created, but it has… READ THE REST
This Gainomax Protein Drink commercial was clearly inspired by the horror film The Ring, but with a twist. The girl in the commercial is hiding something underneath her long hair. When she looks up, she is actually a chimpanzee. I would have been on board if this was a plot twist to the actual film,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Cats are such mysterious and complex creatures, aren't they? Dogs feel easy to crack as pets. But with cats, it can be unclear what is going on underneath those big, glassy eyes. We… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's no secret that online hackers exist and are constantly lurking around for sensitive information at any opportunity they can. With every piece of your personal information and essential memories being stored online,… READ THE REST