Quirky News of the Web — September 2010

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There are always smaller headlines that tend to go unnoticed. They are the headlines that let us know how individualistic and unique some of the interactions on the web can be, and how much social media is shaping our world in ways that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago.

Therefore, the Quirky News of the Web section will be dedicated to those pieces of news that might go unnoticed but still pack quite the punch.

The Revenge of the Beiber — Maniacs

It was as ground breaking as learning that Justin Beiber is not a virgin, the 16-year old heartthrob shattered the hearts of his legions of fans by being caught making out in the back-seat with his tour-mate Jasmine Villegas. The beibermaniacs jealousy meter skyrocketed and they quickly hit Twitter and made #getsomejustin a trending topic in which they teased and mocking the star for “gettin’ some“.  Things got so bad to the extent that his agent tried to step in for a little damage control. But finally it was Justin who managed to pull a quick one on his fans recapturing their hearts by kissing another girl, you go playa!

Top 10 Addictive Facebook Games Which Can Drive You Nuts!

Why is it drug addicts and computer aficionados are both called users?” Clifford Stoll

In this post, I will attempt to answer Mr. Clifford’s question by bringing to you the top ten Facebook addictive games which will turn you from a “balanced” human being into an addicted gamer; always waiting for his or her next game fix! (You can indulge in the 5 most addictive Twitter games by clicking here)

Therefore, my advice to you is as follows: If you work, go to school, have a family, have friends, or even have a life at all, I urge you not to play more than one of the following games in the same day. Trust me, the results are amazingly terrifying! :)

1. Sushi Panic

Whether you are a sushi lover or not, this sushi-based tetris-like game is guaranteed to keep you at the edge of your seat, especially when those sushi pieces start rushing by in the speed of light! The game is simple: group similar sushi pieces together as they pass by on the conveyor for score and to prevent the jam which would end up in a sad game over… leaving the poor sushi behind!

Sushi Panic

Sushi Panic

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