A few videos offering you an alternative to Facebook, an orbit over the auroras, and a dog fed up with Greek austerity measures.

Forget Facebook: Social Networking the Old-Fashioned Way

With updates and changes coming thicker and faster, Facebook is evolving into something far beyond social networking. Timeline is their latest venture, a feature that aims to transform your profile page into a linear record of every major and minor milestone of your life, while conveniently allowing Facebook to gather yet more information about you. Almost every update brings with it fresh concerns over privacy, and the amount information that they gather. So if you’re fed up with Facebook, take inspiration from Harold Hackett and try a form of social networking that hasn’t changed in centuries: send out a message in a bottle.

Above The Aurora

Two great videos from the International Space Station allow you to see what it’s like to orbit the earth in 60 seconds, or marvel at something out-of-this-world, out of this world.

Mutt Sticks It To The Man

As police resort to heavy handed tactics against protestors on Wall Street, perhaps it’s time to call in Kanellos, the Greek protest dog.


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