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PETA’s KFC tombstone prank

PETA had placed a tomb­stone in the Louisville ceme­tery in which the founder of KFC was buried. It turns out that the grave­mark­er, which was approved by the ceme­tery, con­tained a hid­den mes­sage: KFC TORTURES BIRDS

Use the iPhone as wireless Webcam

amazon.com acquires stake in woot.com

amazon.com is said to have spent 4 mil­lion dol­lars for a small stake in woot.com and the option to buy the com­pa­ny when cer­tain mile­stones will be matched. What is the ratio­nale behind that idea? Cer­tain­ly woot.com is a great idea — but what would it cost ama­zon to copy this busi­ness model? 1 devel­op­er, 4 weeks, 1 pur­chas­er? Per­haps some ana­lyst will help to explain 😉

User Generated History

Today in a Ger­man week­ly: The author scoffs at Web 2.0, Inter­net start-ups in gen­er­al and these User Gen­er­at­ed His­to­ry sites like miomi, mem­o­loop, xakasha or einestages in par­tic­u­lar. In Ger­many inter­net entre­pre­neur bash­ing is en vogue at most times. Media fan­cies itself as the wise coun­cil hav­ing it all known long before. But — think a moment: User Gen­er­at­ed His­to­ry is it. It real­ly makes me cry not hav­ing launched one

Techblog gizmodo.com barred from CES for life

CES banned gizmodo.com blog­gers for life on vis­it­ing CES because they inter­fered with hun­derds of plas­ma and lcd dis­plays with their remote con­trol TV-B-Gone as it can be seen here:

Media Business Models on the Web

Chris Ander­son start­ed a list of Busi­ness Mod­els on the Web and Fred Wil­son added his thoughts what Dave McClure also did. So far there are 28 dif­fer­ent mod­els: — CPM ads (“cost per thou­sand views”; ban­ner ads online and reg­u­lar ads in print, TV and radio) — CPC ads (“cost per click”; think Google ads) — CPT ads (“cost per trans­ac­tion”; you pay only if the cus­tomer brought to you from


Just read about this new Live­blog­ging Tool cover­itlive. After reg­is­tra­tion and some test­ing I am unde­cid­ed whether its a cool tool for live­blog­gers or anoth­er idea what to make out of twit­ter and tumblr.

Macworld Keynote predictions

Keynote Vorher­sagen from NEROTUNES / NEROWINGER on Vimeo. via Nero

Phone Calls with iPod Touch

How to con­vert an iPod Touch into an iPhone:

If u think u r surrounded by idiots, …

if u think u r sur­round­ed by idiots, u r prob­a­bly just an ass­hole via Marshallk

Igor Eskinja: Made In:side, 2006

I park like an Idiot

any vol­un­teers? it’s a ques­tion of style… via hrheingold



The Mind­ful Rev­o­lu­tion, Michael Reuter

Die Acht­same Rev­o­lu­tion, Michael Reuter

The Idea of the Brain, Matthew Cobb

The Great Men­tal Mod­els I, Shane Parrish

Sim­ple Rules, Don­ald Sull, Kath­leen M. Eisenhardt

Mit Igno­ran­ten reden, Peter Modler

Noise, Daniel Kahnemann

Sci­ence and Tech­nol­o­gy of Grow­ing Young, Sergey Young

The Secret Lan­guage of Cells, Jon Lieff

The Biggest Bluff, Maria Konnikova

Evo­lu­tion of Desire: A Life of René Girard, Cyn­thia L. Haven

Grasp: The Sci­ence Trans­form­ing How We Learn, San­jay Sarma

Essen Ändert Alles, Hol­ger Stromberg

Essen für den Kopf, Christof Kessler

The Oxy­gen Advan­tage, Patrick McKeown

Rewire Your Brain , John B. Arden

The Way of the Ice­man, Koen de Jong

Soft Wired — How The New Sci­ence of Brain Plas­tic­i­ty Can Change Your Life, Michael Merzenich

The Brain That Changes Itself, Nor­man Doidge

Lifes­pan, David Sinclair

Das Ende des Alterns, David Sinclair

What Does­n’t Kill Us, Scott Carney

Suc­cess­ful Aging, Daniel Levithin

Der Ernährungskom­pass, Bas Kast

The Way We Eat Now, Bee Wilson

Dein Gehirn weiss mehr als Du denkst, Niels Birbaumer

Denken: Wie das Gehirn Bewusst­sein schafft, Stanis­las Dehaene

Mind­ful­ness, Ellen J. Langer

Full Cat­a­stro­phe Liv­ing, Jon Kabat-Zinn

100 Plus: How The Com­ing Age of Longevi­ty Will Change Every­thing, Sonia Arrison

Think­ing Like A Plant, Craig Holdredge

Die Glück­shy­pothese, Jonathan Haidt

Mind Over Med­i­cine, Lissa Rankin

Das Geheime Wis­sen unser­er Zellen, Son­dra Barret

The Code of the Extra­or­di­nary Mind, Vishen Lakhiani

Alt wer­den ohne alt zu sein, Rudi Westendorp

Altered Traits, Daniel Cole­man, Richard Davidson

The Brain’s Way Of Heal­ing, Nor­man Doidge

The Last Best Cure, Donna Jack­son Nakazawa

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk-taking, Gut Feel­ings and the Biol­o­gy of Boom and Bust, John Coates

The Inner Game of Ten­nis, W. Tim­o­thy Gallway

Run­ning Lean, Ash Maurya

Schlaf wirkt Wun­der, Hans-Günther Weeß

Sleep — Schlafen wie die Profis, Nick Littlehales