Gun control is a controversial and hot issue these days in any sort of context, political, cultural or otherwise. Thank goodness there’s the Internet to lighten up what is otherwise a pretty bleak conversation, and this week’s champs are Photoshop goofs Thumbs & Ammo, who surreptitiously snuck onto everyone’s dashboard and RSS feed with their hilarious renditions of stills from classic, often ultra-violent and gun-filled movies, now with the weapons replaced with a thumbs up. Well done, Internet.
As opposed to Thumbs & Ammo in the aforementioned link, Biting Elbows, a Moscow-based thrash band, give us the stupendously violent and more-than-brilliant sequel to their 2011 viral music video, “The Stampede.” The sequel, entitled “Bad Motherf****r,” picks up immediate after the conclusion of the first video, bringing us back to the crazed, bloodthirsty world of what appears to be a very bad day at the office. Check it out below:
Ever wonder where that old tube TV went to after you put it out on the street? Or that laptop that died on you and you “recycled?” Well, the truth is, it’s just getting shipped elsewhere and dumped, and all that careless dumping is now manifesting in an slow but steadily developing environmental catastrophe. Global warming and climate change aside, we as consumers have to start thinking about the E-waste we’re producing and the hazardous side-effects of ignoring it all – because sooner than later it’s gonna bite us.
Wondering what it cost Amazon.com in lost business when it went down the other day for nearly an hour? This Wired article breaks down the actual as well as potential dollar figures should Amazon ever truly crash. Too big to fail? As if.