There are so many awesome internet bytes this week (nomnomnom). From Pokemon Go with dinosaurs to a claim that sleeping pills cause racism, the worst music video ever, Khaleesi doing stock photography and more, you really can thank me later. 🤣
🦖The dinosaur version of Pokemon Go is here
Jurassic World Alive has been described as Pokemon Go but with dinosaurs. And like Pokemon Go the dinosaurs are found via geolocation. To coincide with the release of the latest Jurassic Park film, Jurassic World Alive gives you the opportunity to save the dinosaur world from its second extinction. Collect DNA to create your own dino hybrids and fight with other dinosaurs.
My SO and I tried it out and have this to say (might change, but here are our first impressions):
- there is lots of walking involved. You need to get within a certain distance of the dinos and if you try and get them from a distance they ask you to pay. Very clever gamer developer people.
- remember to look up every now and then. Even though we only tested it out for a short while, we got really involved and I’m not going to mention names, but someone bumped their head.
💊Rosanne blames racism on sleeping pills
(Former) TV star Rosanne tweeted something racist and then when she apologised, blamed it on Ambien. The best was when Ambien CEO responded with this:
Roseanne Barr blamed Ambien for her racist tweets.
Sanofi, the maker of Ambien, responded with this statement: "While all pharmaceutical treatments have side effects, racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication." https://t.co/xxTAE5Eb1G pic.twitter.com/MIceLVspEZ
— CNN (@CNN) May 31, 2018
🐦See what your Twitter feed would have looked like 10 years ago
Every now and again it’s fun to take a walk down memory lane and think WTF. By clicking here (while signed in to Twitter) you’ll be able to see what accounts you follow now had tweeted 10 years ago. And boy have we come a long way baby. I’ve chosen some of my favourites.
Oh, The Simple Life wasn’t really simple at all. Didn’t Paris turn this into a reality show? Who am I kidding? Yes, she did. And yes I watched.
The Search for Paris Hilton's New BFF Is Underway: Paris Hilton took Thursday night off from cooking .. http://tinyurl.com/67whfb
— POPSUGAR (@POPSUGAR) May 24, 2008
Who remembers when the Facebook platform first started?
Facebook Platform Turns One Year Young ( http://tinyurl.com/6o2rhc )
— Mashable (@mashable) May 24, 2008
And if you still remember FriendFeed then SHAME.
anyone who thinks friendfeed is going to kill twitter doesn't understand what twitter is all about.
— TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) May 24, 2008
And finally, some things just don’t change.
"Why is it that people are so mean on the internet? – Scarlett Johansson
— Austin Kleon (@austinkleon) May 23, 2008
📸Khaleesi does office stock photography
There is some amazing stock photography out there (check out WTF stock photos) and Emilia Clarke decided to try her hand at office stock photos.
worst best music video ever
And it comes from John Mayer. And the backstory makes it even better. The song isn’t really my style, but who knows if I hear it on the radio often enough on my rides to work I may just add it to my car-a-oke repertoire.
I needed to make a video for New Light but nobody could agree on a budget. (MUSIC INDUSTRY amirite?) So I went to a place downtown and made this with a company that usually does birthday and Bar Mitzvah videos. Link: https://t.co/L0ZnOdqANz pic.twitter.com/uqRkhQZTnO
— John Mayer (@JohnMayer) May 24, 2018
🤣And finally a tweet I’m still laughing at two weeks later…
Sex is like pizza. Turtles are having it in the sewers.
— Joe Kwaczala (@joekjoek) May 16, 2018
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