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.


Microsoft Is Maybe Possibly Planning Its Own Social Network

So all the million reasons this would be a terrible idea aside, can we all agree that if Microsoft lets "Socl" live but let Courier die it's officially achieved James Bond Villain levels of evil? [Verge]


High Concept Light Display Looks Like Laser-Background High School Photos

Prisma 1666 has some very bright ideas behind it re: Newton and light and prisms and art and all of those wonderful things, I just can't help but picturing some poor artistically stifled Olan Mills photographer trying to get me to smile in front of it. [FastCo Design]

More Than 8 Million Britons Have Never Been Online

So that seems like a high number I guess? But I'm guessing you don't care because


• You are likely not a Briton.
• Even if you are a Briton you're online right now so this doesn't apply to you.
• Reading about other people is borrrriiinnnnngggggg unless they win televised singing contests or are good at footy.

Still, a decent excuse to post some Monty Python!

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