photography
Watch Where a Year of Photos Were Taken Around the World

I don't know about you but I love watching these sparkly visualisations that show what the entire world is doing. This one, made by Triposo, uses timestamps and GPS location of photographs and plots them out to show you where and when people were snapping snappys. Watch the world light up on January 1st. Read More >>

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This Video Will Remind You of Everything That Happened in 2011

If you have a crappy memory like me, watch this video of 2011 as told with Twitter. It's a summary of the past year's events as documented through people's tweets. Natural disasters, death, Charlie Sheen, Rebecca Black and more. 2011, you were an interesting one. Read More >>

music
Spotify UK's Top 100 Tracks of 2011

If you need more ways to listen to BLOODY Adele and BLOODY Rihanna and BLOODY Jessie J songs, head off over to Spotify. It's put together playlists of the year's 100 most popular tracks from the UK and other countries it operates in, giving us a free, streaming Now That's What We Called Music In 2011 compilation. [Spotify] Read More >>

piracy
The Most Pirated Movie of 2011 Really Sucks

The list of the most pirated movies on BitTorrent reveals that as a society, we've got incredibly bad taste. Fast Five is the winner. It was downloaded more than 9 million times this year. The list gets worse. Read More >>

youtube
You'll Never Guess 2011's Most Popular YouTube Video!

Just kidding, of course you will, because it's Rebecca Black, and Rebecca Black is 2011's most important entity across culture, politics, and the whole of the space-time continuum. But what else mattered in our cosmos, YouTube-wise? Let's explore! Read More >>

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Watch 230 Movies of 2011 in 5 Minutes

Was 2011 a memorable year for the movies? I didn't think so until I watched this 5 minute video of 230 films that released this year. So exciting! So fun! The full list of movies used in the clip in the order they appear can be found here. Read More >>

facebook
Facebook's Top Trends of 2011 Should Make Us All Embarrassed

Facebook's big report on what we humans blabbed about online is here! The good news: three of the top ten topics of the year were important. The bad news: the rest is inane, sad, incoherent shit. We suck. Read More >>

phones
HTC "Cybertron" and "Veloce" Mentioned on Leaked Phone Name List

An enormous list of possible HTC mobile phone names has appeared online, which contains some believable and some not quite so believable future HTC model names. Read More >>

solar panels
37 Solar Cars Set Out Across Australia -- Only Seven Make It

The World Solar Challenge for 2011 concluded over the weekend, with only 7 of the 37 competitors completing the 3000km journey from Darwin to Adelaide. Bad weather was the big cause for the drop-outs -- a bit of an issue for solar power. Read More >>

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