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.
Actress sees off speculation about her appearance in an amazing way
The Washington Post editor helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein bring down President Nixon
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Life & Style blogs
iPhone 6 'catches on fire and burns man's leg after bending in his pocket'
The hoverboard is real, and it could give rise to hoverhouses
Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
The inventor of the Facebook 'like' button says he never made a 'dislike' button because he feared the 'unfortunate consequences'
Lynda Bellingham dead: Bowel cancer - what is it and what are the symptoms?
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
- 1 Salisbury ranked seventh-best city in the world to visit in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015
- 2 Disney announces new female-led film Moana
- 3 Banksy has not been arrested: Internet duped by fake report claiming artist's identity revealed
- 4 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 5 Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
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