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The Most Misleading URLs on the Internet

My distaste for the spammy, SEO-friendly pages of content farms is well-documented. But as far as misleading URL formation, instant-art photo site Instagr.am is as bad an offender as anyone. Some examples: http://instagr.am/p/PorN/ http://instagr.am/p/TITs/ http://instagr.am/p/bOOb/ http://instagr.am/p/bLOw/ http://instagr.am/p/tIT/ http://instagr.am/p/Cum/ http://instagr.am/p/Dick/ Of course, it’s not all bad. Some of their addresses are shockingly appropriate: http://instagr.am/p/Cunt/ http://instagr.am/p/COCk/ While we’re […]

Tea time, bizzles.

The Verizon iPhone: Muriel Boatlift 2011

Remember the beginning of Scarface, when Castro is shouting during the Boatlift? “…they are unwilling to adapt the spirit of our revolution? We don’t want them! We don’t need them!”? Well, on Tuesday, AT&T and Apple basically opened the port at Mariel Harbor.  As a 3+ year indentured servant to the Death Star, I can […]

Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower, Brooklyn, NY. (can’t visit Brooklyn without using Instagr.am