It's Amazing the Weird Crap You Learn From Hidden Autoplay Videos

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Wait, where is that audio coming from? I didn't press play. Oh wait, it's an autoplay video in one of the 30 or so browser tabs I have open and I have no chance in hell of finding it. Better just listen, then.

Still, if you do take that approach, you never know what you might learn. Yesterday I got a pastry recipe from nowhere; tomorrow I might learn about gold prices in some far-flung land. It's a real lottery—and it's oddly fun. [XKCD]