Evolution of Nintendo game controllers, unforgettable billboards: top Diggs
Tuesday 09 August 2011
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on August 9.
1. The evolution of the Nintendo game controllers!
An infographic that shows how Nintendo’s game controllers have evolved from the simple shape of the NES back in 1985 into the Wii’s two-stick controller in 2006.
2. Rock Paper Scissors
An animated GIF featuring Michelangelo's The Creation of Adam from the Sistine Chapel ceiling fresco in which God and Adam are playing Rock Paper Scissors.
3. Speaker John Pérez vs. Vernon: Who's More Transparent?
An article in the LA Weekly Blog that suggests that American Speaker John Pérez is becoming more corrupt than the city of Vernon he accuses of being “too corrupt to exist.”
4. 27 Unforgettable Billboard Advertisements
Images of billboards that are memorable because they have been cleverly designed to make the most of their surroundings.
5. Credibility, Chutzpah And Debt
A New York Times op-ed column that explains in detail the reasons behind Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade the US government debt rating.
Life & Style blogs
Alexander McQueen at auction: What makes a really great piece of fashion?
A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
No female ejaculation, please, we’re British: a history of porn and censorship
Stressed nurses are 'forced to choose between health of patients and their own'
Pornhub: Kim Kardashian's sex tape is the most-watched porn video of all-time
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
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