Web Detritus (Week of 03.06.11)

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Weird News BowA weekly collection of useful links, infographics, longform articles, videos, and whatever else I happen to come across.

This week and this week only: The Art Of Selling Out, The Death Of The CD, Childishly Filthy Movie Quotes, Nicholas Cage, Apples vs Oranges, Eiffel 65, How Your Insurer Screws You, A 30 Year False Imprisonment, and Nonsensical Fortune Cookies.
 
 
 

COOL LINKS

 


Wrongfully Imprisoned 30 Years 
The Man Who Was Wrongfully Imprisoned For 30 Years [Esquire]



Cds
How CDs Destroyed Themselves



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Health Insurance
10 Things Your Health Insurer Won't Tell You [Smartmoney]


 
Jail Map
Depressing: US Incarceration Rates Over The Years


 
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The Nicholas Cage Matrix [TheShiznit]


 
 Retro Infographics
Here's A Bunch Of Awesome Retro Infographics [InformationIsBeautiful]

 
 
 Movie Quote Quiz
This Is A Mildly Fun "Insert Word Here" Movie Quiz, But It Can Also Be Used For Evil [TheSurrealist]

 
 
 Apple vs Orange
This Infographic About Apples Vs Oranges Amused Me Greatly [Smarter]

 
 
 Art
5 Artistic Geniuses Who Only Became Great After "Selling Out" [Cracked]



Fortune Cookie Makes No Sense
20 Fortune Cookies That Don't Make Any Sense [Buzzfeed]

 

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ALL CAPS CUSTOMER REVIEW OF THE WEEK

Saturday Night Fever [The Official Soundtrack]
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