Nostalgia Trip: eBaum’s World

For those of us who remember the Internet before YouTube (do you remember, freshmen?), eBaum’s World was the entertainment staple of the World Wide Web. Before “Charlie Bit My Finger,” this site provided annoyingly catchy Flash animations and a host of other videos that now make us question our former preteen senses of humor.

The eBaum’s World of today appears to be but a shell of its former glory. Eric Bauman, or eBaum himself, sold the site in 2008 after numerous accusations of stealing content from other sources. But while the site’s popularity seems to have been usurped for the most part by YouTube, its old gems are still floating around the Internet. Continue Reading


Time-waster of the day: April 13, 2011

Take your trivia obsession to the next level with Google A Day, the new Google-able trivia question updated daily. Yesterday’s question required some internet savvy to uncover the answer of “Bob Marley”, but Brown students should be able to rise to the challenge. Test yourself.


LIVE from the Housing Lottery: Night One

It’s time to get geared up for round one.  The first night of the Housing Lottery is upon us, and BlogDailyHerald is on the scene in Sayles Hall to provide LIVE coverage.  We’ll be here ‘til the last number of the night (whattup 460, we see you) chooses a room or passes into summer assignment.  You can follow the lottery as it happens on the online projection available on the ResCouncil website.  We’re here to give you commentary on the human side of things: the screams of victory, the sighs of defeat, and everything in between. It’s going to be a long night folks, so bring some refreshments, get comfortable, and brace yourself for a truly wild ride.


Time-waster of the day: March 16, 2011

In case you haven’t seen this floating around Facebook, today we present the greatest game of all time. Your inner high school English nerd will thank us.  We still love the game even though Nick Carraway attended (*shudder*) Yale.


Time-waster of the day: March 10, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

The New York Times recently posted a study on the well-being of Americans based on location. See how your home district measures up against others! And remember, next time you’re feeling down, just blame it on Rhode Island.


Time-waster of the day: March 2, 2011

In case you missed the Oscars (and its questionable hosting) last Sunday, today we present to you the auto-tune mashup from the show, featuring Harry Potter 7, Toy Story 3, The Social Network, and Twilight: Eclipse. Featuring hits like “Tiny Ball of Light” by Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger and “He Doesn’t Own a Shirt” by Edward Cullen, we almost wish these films had actually been musicals.