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The 25 Most Powerful Songs of the Past 25 Years

by Jennifer Drapkin, Kevin O’Donnell and Ky Henderson They’re not the most beautiful songs, or the most musically important. In fact, a few could literally drive you nuts. But the following tunes—some as old as Mozart, others as current as Beyoncé—have fundamentally altered the world we live in at some point in the last quarter century. [...]

Oregon House Members Rickroll Colleagues

In Oregon, our House chamber is evenly split between Republicans and Democrats. This 50/50 split has been the topic of some concern, as bipartisanship is now required to pass critical legislation. In a surprising (and delightfully nerdy) move, a bipartisan group of Oregon House members decided to Rickroll their colleagues, by embedding lyrics to the [...]

Oregon State House of Representatives Rick Rolls Itself

(Video Link) I offer four hypotheses to explain the awesomeness of this video: 1. A video editor carefully sifted through hours of floor speeches and spliced together the lyrics to Rick Astley’s song. 2. The clerks working for the legislators are pulling a huge, well-orchestrated prank. 3. The legislators are reading letters from constituents, who are the true pranksters, [...]

Virus Rickrolls Jailbroken iPhones

An Australian computer hacker named Ashley Towns has created a virus that … rickrolls jailbroken iPhones: The Australian programmer who claims to have created the world’s first Apple iPhone virus as a prank has told Computerworld he does not regret writing it. The worm, ‘Ikee’ changes iPhone owners’ wallpaper and replaces it with a photo of ‘80s [...]

Rick Rolls

Image: planetwrite Literally. Flickr user planetwrite of Ocala, FL used his laser engraver to draw Rick Astley’s image on dinner rolls. | Link via Urlesque