The Internet; already quite big but getting bigger...
In 2016 the world is going to generate 1.3 zettabytes (yes that is a real word) of data says Cisco. The numbers are mind boggling, its like streaming 38 million dvds in an hour. Talk about information overload…. [Cisco via GigaOm via Gizmodo]
Meat the world's meatiest sandwich
Unveiled - the world’s meatiest sandwich, containing 1.45KG Ham 2KG Salami, turkey & bacon 1KG Sausages 720grams Chorizo Sprinklings of cheese, salad, gherkins what looks like onions Genius or crap? [Via Gizmodo]
Today's 'how to look good at work' debate
Belt braces: could / should we wear them to work? Are we bold enough to pull it off? In some instances, are they quite cool? Why don’t you just wear a belt? Are we just too cowardly to try and wear braces? We think Serge from Kasabian could probably pull it off, as could Tom Waits or someone equally cool. The guy on the left looks quite cool but the guy on the right looks like a right...
Mystery guest gatecrashes Champions League Final
Amidst the online furore over John Terry’s full kitted appearance at this weekend’s Champions League Final celebrations, nobody seems to have noticed the ‘mystery guest’ that sneaked into Chelsea’s victory photo call. Do you see him? How he got there is anybody’s guess but, again we can only applaud one so bold, so magical.
Today's burning question
“Keep doing what you are doing, you can’t improve on perfection” Sarah, May 2012
Queen's Speech 2012: Behind the scenes
Earlier in the week, Firebox spoke to the Queen backstage after her annual address to the parliament; pictured above is our man asking the questions. She spoke to us enthusiastically about “economic growth, justice and constutional reform” and other things like “devolved institutions” and some sort of “Green Investment Bank”. But her majesty had more...
London mayor election: Polls open for people to...
Polling booths have opened in the election of the next London mayor. There are eight mayoral candidates: Siobhan Benita (Independent), Carlos Cortiglia (BNP), Boris Johnson (Conservative), Jenny Jones (Green), Ken Livingstone (Labour), Brian Paddick (Lib Dems), Lawrence Webb (UKIP) and The Famous Magical Unicorn (Firebox). Ballot counting starts on Friday and the winner is expected to be...