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
This restaurant has misunderstood the concept of 'cheese and biscuits'
My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin: How I outwitted the Gestapo
Tinder Plus: premium service launches, charging much more for those over 28
Running test reveals whether you will die in the next decade
Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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- 2 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 3 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 5 Spiritual leader allegedly manipulated 400 men into removing testicles to be 'closer to God'
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