Batmanning, SMSumes, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

Batmanning Is the New Stupidest Thing Ever

Okay, okay, we get it. You're capable of taking a picture of yourself in a public place in a physically uncomfortable position. You know what impresses me? Pictures of people in socially uncomfortable positions. Much more relatable. [Buzzfeed]

Some Countries Encouraging Resumes via SMS

If you can fit your life's professional accomplishments in under 160 characters, there's a decent chance you're not getting that job in the first place. Kidding! It's actually a nice little service for a region of the world with crippling unemployment rates. Besides, if resumes here were more like Twitter then I'd maybe be able to leverage my lunch choices into a raise? [FastCompany]

Batmanning, SMSumes, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

The Rubber Band-ish iPhone Case

Some of us didn't want to post this iPhone case because we didn't like it one bit. Some of us liked it just fine, then found out it was just a concept and felt a deep sense of betrayal in their gullet that won't be healed by time so much as patched over, spackeled by a million untold sadnesses, buried so deep that it becomes just an oxygen molecule in the expansive seas of an unrequited life. Available in four (conceptual) colors! [Yanko]

Batmanning, SMSumes, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

Intel to Discuss Windows 8 Next Week

And when they do, by golly, we'll write about it. But posts that say somebody's going to say something don't really say much at all, you know?


Left Behind is our daily collection of chaff we didn't think was quite good enough to post on its own, and why.