You can find Easter eggs everywhere -- hidden in DVD menus, tucked away in video games ... heck, we've even heard that, for one day a year, the Easter eggs are actual eggs hidden in the real world. Bizarre, right? But if you can't wait for that day (or if you have no interest in collecting ground eggs), there are other, far better secrets hidden all around you. Like ...
USB Dead Drops Hide A Secret Information Network
"Dead dropping" is a practice wherein tech-savvy hipsters glue USB ports onto public spaces, like walls and bridges, for random people to stumble across and dig into.
Flash drives withstand multiple coats of hobo pee.
To many, the idea of whipping out your laptop and plugging in a random thumb drive you found in an alleyway sounds like a terrible idea -- it's basically the digital equivalent of a glory hole. But for those who spend time hunting for dead drops, it sounds like a wonderful idea -- like the digital equivalent of a glory hole!
The chance of getting a dick pic is approximately 100 percent.
The idea is the brainchild of Aram Bartholl of EYEBEAM, an experimental tech agency combining art with modern computing technology. Bartholl was inspired by the Cold War-era espionage technique of hiding sensitive information in plain sight -- say, behind a loose brick or under a creaky floorboard.
But what presumably started as an overkill way for Bartholl to hide his pornography has since blossomed into a global trend, with at least 1,500 known installations around the world, featuring anything from cute cat pictures to recipes to instructions on how to build bombs.
And actual bombs, maybe.