This week's most popular Diggs: 'Low Resolution Girl,' Glenn Beck's organs and health care reform
Tuesday 10 November 2009
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on November 10.
1. Who on Digg hates this? - An image hosted on farm3.static.flickr.com showing a screenshot of an ad-covered Digg page, which the post's author says looks like an advertiser has "thrown up over the submissions."
2. Low Resolution Girl (PIC) - A picture sponsored by kindacarsick.com. The blog author's halloween costume as a low-resolution image by painting different colored squares on her shirt and face.
3. Jon Stewart's Pitch-Perfect Glenn Beck Impression (Video) - A video sponsored by US TV channel Comedy Central's Indecision Forever website showing Jon Stewart getting passionate about the battle over Glenn Beck's internal organs. Stewart presents his argument with caricaturizations of some of Beck's trademark mannerisms, including diagramming his theory on a blackboard.
4. Breaking: House passes historic health bill - 220 to 215 - An article hosted on Politico.com describing the House of Representatives vote passing the first universal health care bill. It details the arguments, controversies and varying personalities surrounding the bill.
5. Secret copyright treaty leaks. It's bad. Very bad. - An article hosted on boingboing.net in which the author claims to have information on the contents of the classified internet chapter of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. The article the treaty, among other things, requires ISPs to "proactively police" all material for copyright infringement, which would cripple sites like YouTube due to an inability to regulate the massive amount of incoming material.
Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
Orphan kangaroos spend Christmas without their parents
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
New route to Mars could make manned mission much cheaper and easier
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Mayor says there should be 'no comparison' to Ferguson
£40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance: Ashdown Group: Senior Brand Manager...
£26 - 35k (DOE): Guru Careers: We are seeking a .NET Developer /.NET Software ...
£18 - 24k (DOE): Guru Careers: A Graduate Marketing Analyst / Online Marketing...
£Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits: Guru Careers: We are seeking a Technical Ope...