<![if !vml]><![endif]>Simply put an RSS feed links to a bunch
of websites you tell it to and lets you know when they have
something new to offer, all in one place, similar to
"following" on Twitter or Facebook. You get a little
summary line and decide where to go from there.
RSS was developed as Rich Site Summary and changed
it's name to Really Simple Syndication. RSS is every bit as dull as
it's name(s). I tried with every fiber in my body to write about it
but it's just so damned boring that I kept getting distracted by the
wonderfully useless and tacky time wasting websites out
Besides, building an RSS page just seemed like a
waste of time, and not the good waste of time, and why can't
someone just do it for me? Then there was Fark.
you "fark headlines" from the New York Times, CNN,
DesMoines Register, ABC News, Daily Star, Time, and a multitude of
others. "Facebook considers adding 'Sympathize' button."
got my attention and I started farking right there, or farking
started right there, or started right farking there, what ever.
And, I saved so much time farking I felt entitled to go back to
those delicious time wasting sites that were so tempting.
So many people read the Huffington Post and The
Onion that they're hardly worth mention. It's almost like saying
you can waste time on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. In both
cases a waste of time saying you can waste some time.
In addition to fark.com, here
are some places not so common where you can go to waste some time.
Lifehack - Tips for
Life - Communication, Lifestyle, Money,
Productivity, Technology and Work are it's topics and it's a good
from the insightful "if she doesn't text you when she's drunk
you're not the one, bro." to the sagelike "getting a
good deal on something you don't need isn't saving money,
Zergnet - Discover
interesting articles - similar to fark.com if
the "news" sources were all found at the check-out line
of Jewel. Pinteresty in appearance and every bit as tempting as
those supermarket tabloids.
TheChive - Probably
the best site in the world - That's the claim anyway. If you're
a girl from 18 to 23 who has posted "Selfies" you took in
the bathroom thinking Mom and Dad didn't know, you're probably on
this site. Funny is where you find it, and if you think train
wrecks are funny this is a twelve car derailment off a tall bridge
over a fireworks factory.
The Robb Report
- Planning on winning the lottery? Need to price islands with
mansions real quick? Have an extra space in the garage for that
$1.2M one-of-a-kind car? This is where dreams happen. The same Robb
Report it's always been only digital.
Dream big or stay awake bro, that's your
call, and that's Cocktail Talk.