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Last night, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath tried to break the Internet by showing up for the Super Bowl coin toss in an enormous mink. Naturally, PETA immediately tweeted its displeasure. Not long after, it spawned a Twitter account of its own and quickly became the Pharrell hat of... More »
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Craig Biggio missed the Hall of Fame by two votes. And because this is the Internet, we need someone to blame. Let me be your guide. Let's classify the kinds of voters who wouldn't put Craig Biggio on a ballot and determine which group...Show More Summary
Last week, Hall of Fame voter and blogger Internet columnist Murray Chass announced that he wouldn't vote for Craig Biggio because he strongly suspects that Craig Biggio used steroids to enhance his baseball playing. Okay. I did write...Show More Summary
It happens every year. Whenever the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are announced, inevitably someone will be passed over and the Internet will roar: "But what about...." "How could they not include..." etc, etc. This year's Hall of Fame class includes Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens. But […]
George Zimmerman is now a successful artist, Nirvana fulfill's Kurt Cobain's lifetime goal of getting into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a politician fights the Internet over nude pics, and more...
A list of things the Hall of Fame isn't, according to the internet: Arguing over what Cooperstown is even supposed to honor is a very close second to arguing who belongs there. [Baseball Prospectus] Read more...
Uh-oh! It seems gospel singer Kevin Terry of the group Kevin Terry and the Predestined is the latest public figure to be inducted into the celebrity sex tape Hall of Fame. A 47-second clip of Terry performing oral sex on an unknown male partner surfaced this week. The video appears to have been recorded on a cellphone […]
The Internet Society is currently taking nominations for 2014 inductees to the Internet Hall of Fame. They're searching worldwide for people in three categories: Pioneers, Innovators, and Global Connectors. The nomination form is even open to the public. So who would you nominate? Read more...
27 GIFs of the Greatest Slam Dunk Att... You could say these GIFs are a "slam dunk" to make the internet hall of fame. Please don't, though. It's a really terrible pun. Submitted by: GifGuide Regular Keywords: funny pics gifs funny gifs...Show More Summary
Big Sean’s sophomore album, Hall Of Fame, is all but certain to be best remembered for a song that didn’t make the final tracklist. Cut because of sample clearance issues, “Control” lit up the Internet with a remarkable, instantly notorious verse from Kendrick Lamar that shot friendly fire at nearly every prominent rapper in his age bracket. Show More Summary
Even if he hadn't founded the Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle - the co-founder of Alexa and Thinking Machines - would still be a first-round inductee in the Internet Hall Of Fame. But with the Internet Archive, Kahle has established himself in the pantheon of the true greats of the Internet. Show More Summary
As of 2012, there's such a thing as an Internet Hall of Fame. It functions just as you'd expect, honoring people through history up to the present who've made significant contributions furthering the Internet in one way or another. You've got your tech superstars on the represented here, of course. Show More Summary
Although it's getting better, the Internet Hall of Fame is still centered on white male innovators.
The Internet Hall of Fame has announced this years inductees, including influential engineers, activists, and entrepreneurs who changed history through their vision and determination. The ceremony is to be held in August in Berlin.
Yesterday, the Internet Society announced this year's inductees to the Internet Hall of Fame. You'll notice popular names like Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia; Richard Stallman, the activist who launched the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation; and Aaron Swartz, the programmer and activist who tragically killed himself this past January. Read more...
Aaron Swartz has been posthumously inducted into the Internet Society's Hall Of Fame this year. You can read a full list of new members here. Read more...
The Internet Hall of Fame inducted its 2013 cohort today, including Aaron Swartz, Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder, John Perry Barlow, Karen Banks, Richard Stallman, Kanchana Kanchanasut, Jimmy Wales -- 32 in all.
It's hard to imagine life without the Internet. But it didn't spring into existence on its own. A whole lot of people made it happen. The Internet Society just released its list of 2013 inductees to the Internet Hall of Fame, honoring a group of people that went above and beyond. Show More Summary