Facebook CEO's Halloween Treat

Ryan Tate · 11/01/10 04:14PM

If you set aside Facebook's privacy tricks for a night — not hard when you're a kid in a bumble bee costume — the company's founder Mark Zuckerberg has some nice treats for you. Full-sized Snickers bars, in fact.

The Ultimate Map of Internet Hangouts

Ryan Tate · 10/06/10 02:27PM

Online web comic XKCD created this awesome map of online communities, scaled to relative user activity. It's got many more websites than the 2007 original; the embedded caption indicates loads of research went into this thing. A larger version's below.

Foursquare's Founders Are Too Cool

Ryan Tate · 09/02/10 01:16PM

[Foursquare founders Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai pretend to be chill in balmy SoHo this morning during a winter-themed photo shoot for their mobile "check-in" service. Icy stares ensued. Photo via our own Tom Plunkett.]

That Is Some Shady Shit

Brian Moylan · 08/13/10 12:40PM

[A window at a Gap on Third Avenue suffers from an indecent exposure, when the sun casts a funny shadow on a poster inside. Photo via A Fine Blog]

NYPD Snooze

Hamilton Nolan · 08/09/10 11:01AM

A tipster sends this picture of one of New York's Finest "hard at work outside this weekend's Williamsburg Pool Party." To be fair, who among us would not do the same? Click to enlarge.

Conde Nast Unveils New Job Application Process

Hamilton Nolan · 07/29/10 09:37AM

Spotted outside Conde Nast headquarters this morning: a young man whose sign included his resumé and the slogan, "The first rule of improv is say yes." Nice suit, nice cardboard hobo penmanship. Sign him up, Si! [Click to enlarge]

Look, It's the Universe

Hamilton Nolan · 01/06/10 10:46AM

Here, it's an unprecedented mosaic of Hubble space telescope photos showing more than 12 billion years of cosmic history. Are you impressed? You're not, are you? God, you people. [Pic: NASA. Click to enlarge, or are you too busy?]