FWD This Link (Rough Guide Reference) (Paperback)

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From skate-boarding dogs to Arnold Schwarzenegger photoshopped into a swimsuit and sat on George Bush’s lap >>FWD This Link brings together the biggest distractions of the past decade into an addictive user-friendly Rough Guide. Rhodri Marsden, Technology columnist for the Independent and guru on the webs weirdest, shares the coolest virals and hoaxes and the funniest YouTube clips. Discover the unsuspecting internet stars, and the reason why we loved them from the Star Wars Kid to the Numa Numa guy. The guide is packed with the webs most entertaining wildlife including fainting goats and frisky donkeys. Let’s not forget the power of the email and those living to regret clicking the “send” button, only for their heart-felt love letters to be splashed across the press the next morning. Those wonderful websites that have you coming back again and again, brow-furrowing collections, online museums and shopping sites that defy belief – they’re all here to keep you amused online when you should be working.

Warning: This book will not help you clear your Inbox.

About the Author


Rhodri Marsden is Technology columnist for The Independent and guru on the webs weirdest virals
Product Details
ISBN: 9781848360198
Publisher: Rough Guides
Publication Date: September 29th, 2008
Pages: 224
Series: Rough Guide Reference