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The Oatmeal on Internet Speed

The Oatmeal just gets me. I couldn’t agree more. Warning - Second Half NSFW - Language Link | Via Daily of The Day

The State of the Music Industry

Matthew Inman at The Oatmeal explains the history of the music business, how it’s changing, and what the future holds. The is only the first panel, but it explains the way things were for around 100 years in the world of recorded music. Link -via reddit

Hamlet Goes Down the Stairs

(YouTube link) Hamlet the piglet is lured by a bowl of oatmeal to negotiate the steps, each of which is taller than he is. By the time he reaches the bottom, he’s an expert! -via Metafilter

The Oatmeal’s Delightful Valentine’s Day Cards

The Oatmeal is certainly the first site I think of for cards when I want to slide a note over to my secret crush at the Neatorama office. That’s why the site’s Valentine’s Day cards are just so darn wonderful… of course, that might also be why Zeon has a restraining order against me. Link

What We Should Have Been Taught In School

The Oatmeal has a hilarious collection of things we should have learned in school, but my favorite is the math lesson above. After all, we’ve all been in that frustrating situation before. Link

The Likability of Angry Birds

This poster from The Oatmeal ranks the Angry Birds from awesomely destructive to completely worthless. Where does your favorite rank? And do you think the boomerang bird is really that pathetic? I’ve had some limited success with it… in that one level… once… Link via Buzzfeed

Summer 2011 State of the Web

Matthew Inman at The Oatmeal reports on the current State of the Web. Not only does he have new developments, sales and mergers, new products, websites, and software, but he also gives us his opinions on all of it. The big story is, of course, the ups and downs of social networking sites. Some text [...]

Dietribes: Oatmeal

• Though Samuel Johnson wrote in his Dictionary of the English Language that oats were ”a grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people,” to which Lord Elibank (so wrote Sir Walter Scott) replied, “Very true, and where will you find such men and such horses?”’ • Oats contain the highest [...]

State of the Web

Anyone catch the State of the Union address? No? Too busy updating your status, or waiting for Tumblr to load? Well then take a moment to check out the current state of the Web, where we all come to avoid the news and to get lost in videos of kitties and show off our duckfaces. Matthew [...]

How Different Age Groups Celebrate Christmas

Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal has us pegged. A series of comics details how celebrations differ by age and family composition. Since I am always 20 years behind, I fit exactly in the “30-somethings with kids” category, which is “pretty damn awesome”. Link -via Digg