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A Culinary Tour Of Eastern Maui A Culinary Tour Of Eastern Maui

Think “Maui” and you probably think geriatric tourists wearing socks with sandals. But, get away from the overpriced resorts and head into the jungle and you’ll find one of Hawaii’s last bastions of local culture. Which means there’s local food too. Here’s what to eat and how to find it.

The First Smart Ceiling Fan Only Runs When You're There to Enjoy It The First Smart Ceiling Fan Only Runs When You're There to Enjoy It

Do you notice anything missing on this ceiling fan? The dangling chains that are commonly used to turn them on and adjust their speed are gone. And they haven't just been replaced with a wireless remote. This is the first intelligent ceiling fan that only runs when it detects people in a room, and automatically…

Make Music from Haiku at the End of the World Make Music from Haiku at the End of the World

Disquiet Junto Project 0117: Naviar Junto Haiku

Poetry-into-Sound

Another track from the same poetry-into-sound series that yielded Saturday’s Downstream entry (Vernal Drone” by Larry Johnson): Mike J Dayton’s “The Crumbling Ice Temple” takes as its subject a haiku, part of the Naviar Haiku Project. The poem is by Kristjaan Panneman. Dayton’s rendering is all gentle clatter and…

Music from Haiku

Larry Johnson, an active SoundCloud member under the avatar L-A-J, oftens pops up in the comments section of Disquiet.com having remixed a Disquiet Downstream entry of the day. His remixes are like comments in the form of sound. In Downstream entries, I try to describe what the track is getting at by how it is…

This Health Scare Article from TIME Is Full of Unfortunate Haikus This Health Scare Article from TIME Is Full of Unfortunate Haikus

When a reader sends a particularly poetic message to the Jezebel inbox, some of the writers will notice the message's linguistic symmetry and gleefully announce, "Haiku!" Truthfully, most of these messages aren't perfect haikus (or "hokkus" for all those Ezra Pound fascists lurking in the comments), but they are very…

Everything You Need to Know About the AT&T/T-Mobile Saga... in Haiku. Everything You Need to Know About the AT&T/T-Mobile Saga... in Haiku.

The legal odyssey of Hellenic proportions between AT&T, T-Mobile, and regulatory authorities looks to have fizzled to a close, with both merger and lawsuit withdrawn. So how does one recount an experience so non-harrowing, dull, and anti-climactic? With seventeen syllables.

iPad Buyer's Guide: Super Simplified Edition (Some Jest Implied) iPad Buyer's Guide: Super Simplified Edition (Some Jest Implied)

There are six iPad configurations to choose from and some helpful guides explaining which you should get. We thought we'd keep it simple and explain our feelings in nearly decent haiku.

Sun CEO Tweets Resignation in Haiku Sun CEO Tweets Resignation in Haiku

Jonathan Schwartz manned the CEO helm at Sun Microsystems for almost four years. But now that the company's been sold to Oracle, he's tweeting off into the sunset. Hey, at least he counted his haiku syllables right.

Beer Belt: A Haiku Beer Belt: A Haiku

Six beers on my belt. I'm ready for my wedding! I barfed on the priest. [Product Page via Boing Boing Gadgets]

Gun Phone: A Haiku Gun Phone: A Haiku

Don't be too surprised At airport security When you miss your flight [Custom Phones via SlipperyBrick]

Kitty Cat Satellite Dish Sticker: A Haiku Kitty Cat Satellite Dish Sticker: A Haiku

My satellite dish. My apartment full of cats. I'm king of the nerds! [Product Page via CrunchGear]

Netscape Navigator's Last Day: A Haiku Netscape Navigator's Last Day: A Haiku

Expert rendering Of my Geocities page. You had a good run. [BBC]

Turkey Leg Phone: A Haiku Turkey Leg Phone: A Haiku

This turkey phone is gross, but I'd eat it instead of a canburger. [Product Page via 7 Gadgets]

Backyard Cat: A Haiku Backyard Cat: A Haiku

Stay in the yard, Cat. But stay away from the pool. My kids would be sad. [Product Page via Geekologie]

Motion-Sensing, Money-Eating Piggy Bank: A Haiku Motion-Sensing, Money-Eating Piggy Bank: A Haiku

Just like your ex-wife This pig eats all your money. I'll be here all week. [Product Page]

USB Mouth Camera: A Haiku USB Mouth Camera: A Haiku

Drink soda all day? Need no gadget to know that Your dentist hates you. [Chinavasion]

Electronic Massage Sandals: A Haiku Electronic Massage Sandals: A Haiku

My feet feel so good But damn, these ugly sandals Hurt my dignity. [Product Page via Nerd Approved]

Japanese Mangekyo Kaleidoscope Projector: A Haiku Japanese Mangekyo Kaleidoscope Projector: A Haiku

This kaleidoscope Looks so cool on my ceiling When I'm really stoned.

Camouflaged Bibles: A Haiku Camouflaged Bibles: A Haiku

When I'm out hunting I need Jesus on my side. Jesus hates wildlife. [Yahoo]

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