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Linkforce: Placing A Paid Link On Your Website for a Client that May Not Exist

This has got to be the most existentially perplexing link spam offer we’ve received at Irregular Times in some time:

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am emailing you regarding the formation of a partnership with my client.

My name is Catherine Byrne and I work for Linkforce Ltd based here in UK. I would like [...]

Kenobi, Dumbledore and Gandalf Death Match: Who Wins?

Obi-Wan Kenobi, Albus Dumbledore and Gandalf the Grey meet head-on in a three-way battle.

Who wins?

Engadget Podcast 121, from an Hour to a Sentence

Boiling down Engadget Podcast 121 from an hour to a sentence:

We have no idea what new gadgets the big cell phone makers will offer up at the Consumer Electronics Show in a month, but hey, when has that stopped us before?

If You Were Told You Had to Spend $700,000,000,000.00 …

If you were a member of Congress, and you were told you had to pass a bill to spend $700,000,000,000.00 on something, what would you spend it on?

Would you designate someone without oversight or accountability to buy $700,000,000,000.00 worth of debts held by already wealthy corporations, but just the debts that were unlikely to [...]