Be Better at Twitter: The Definitive, Data-Driven Guide - Megan Garber - Technology A study based on 43,000 responses to Tweets found precisely what people like -- and loathe -- about microblog posts. If you could construct, algorithmically, the Most Annoying Tweet Imaginable, it might look something like this: The Most Annoying Tweet Imaginable, in other words, would be overly long. It would contain stale information. It would #totally #overuse #hashtags. It would be excessively personal. Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Movies RYM relies on advertising income to support the site. Please consider adding an exception to adblock for rateyourmusic.com, or subscribing to help with bandwidth/server costs. Sign up or Log in to catalog your music and film collection, receive recommendations, and create and share your own lists
Angry Birds Comes to the Computer - Free The most popular mobile game in history has officially made the move from mobile platforms to the personal computer thanks to some help from Google. The new version of Angry Birds can now be downloaded for the app store of the chrome browser. Millions of users who enjoy the addicting birds vs. pigs game can now take their addition to the next level with a version of the game specifically developed for the chrome browser. Rovio, Angry Birds’ mother company was quoted on its blog as saying: " This is only a beta release of the game, and so far we have 63 levels of the original game available, with an additional 7 special Chrome levels. Top 10 Strangest Hobbies In The World We’ve all got ways to spend our leisure time. Some of us make crafts, some of us watch sports, some of us play games…and some of us get a little more creative. Especially in England, for some reason. 10. Mooing
What Is an Avatar Master? Yesterday I had lunch with someone I met through a social networking web site, who bills himself as an “Avatar Master.” Before meeting with him, I did a tiny bit of research on the net, saw that Avatar is some form of spiritual training, and didn’t think much of it. The gentleman was pleasant to talk with, and we had a nice enough lunch. I quickly gleaned it is important to him that other people sign up for the same Avatar courses he has taken. I asked him if the Avatar organization was ever accused of being a cult, to which he replied, “Yes, in France. They accused us of being a cult in France.” Jess Nevins LoEG Annotations Annotations for League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Nemo: River of Ghosts By Jess Nevins Page 4. "Pendant Books" Padraig O Mealoid points out that this is the same publisher that's named on the cover of Sal Paradyse's Crazy Wide Forever in the Black Dossier. “By the author of Jonas Cord: Centurion.” I believe this is a reference to the Harold Robbins novel The Carpetbaggers (1961), which became a 1964 film of the same name, directed by Edward Dmytryk.
Sokoban A Sokoban puzzle being solved. Sokoban (倉庫番, sōkoban?, warehouse keeper) is a type of transport puzzle, in which the player pushes boxes or crates around in a warehouse, trying to get them to storage locations. The puzzle is usually implemented as a video game. Sokoban was created in 1981 by Hiroyuki Imabayashi, and published in 1982 by Thinking Rabbit, a software house based in Takarazuka, Japan. Rules 7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually increase our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process. We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better. Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why. 1. Play a musical instrument.