Category Archives: netZoom

Iceberg, Right Ahead!

On April 15th will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.  As a result, a lot of online content is appearing to commemorate the event.  I’ve aggregated the content I found most interesting in this post, and hope you … Continue reading

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And On April 12th In…

This was a segment we used to do in the old netZooms that I really enjoyed.  We’d pick the day the post went live and scoured Wikipedia for interesting events that happened on that very same day. Even though the old … Continue reading

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5 Second Films

How much comedy can you stuff into a 5 second short film? That is a question that 5secondfilms.com have answered over 1000 times on YouTube with their sometimes witty, sometimes quirky, and sometimes just plain weird videos. the videos may … Continue reading

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Political Boxing

Who says Canadians are overly polite? Last weekend we were treated to quite an interesting event: two politicians from opposing political parties duking it out for charity. Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau (on the left) and Liberal MP Justin Trudeau (on the right) got into … Continue reading

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Why the hate Google?

Dear Big G, For a company that has “Don’t be Evil” as its motto, you sure have an interesting set of suggestions for my searches… Then again, I guess this isn’t as bad as the auto-completed suggestions others have run … Continue reading

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Buh-Bye Penny

The Canadian penny is older than the country itself, and yet as of this fall it will be no more. The Canadian government has decided to abolish the small coin (of which a majority of canadians do not use), in … Continue reading

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Geek & Sundry Launch

There’s a new channel launching today on Youtube called Geek & Sundry (said “Geek and Sundr-ee” and not “Geek and Sundr-eye” as I’ve been saying). The channel is the brain child of Felicia Day (of The Guild fame), and currently … Continue reading

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Google Voice Search is Back?

A while ago Google added a small microphone to their search engine, allowing users to perform searches with voice.  Then, for some reason, the microphone icon disappeared quietly, and no one seemed to notice or care. Personally, I enjoyed searching … Continue reading

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Google April Fools?

Looks like someone over at Google Maps may have jumped the gun.  Looking at maps is now crazy fun, with the new released Quest View of Google Maps that transforms the terrain from the normal bland white and yellow, to … Continue reading

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netZoom #4 – Water Poisoning, LinkedIn Maps and Wieners Revisited

Welcome… to netZoom el número cuatro, the fourth article in the series where I share interesting discoveries and news from the series of tubes we call the Internets. Today’s we’ll be taking a look at how dangerous water can really … Continue reading

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