Breaking the internet

  1. Go to Amazon (or Flickr or pretty much any website).
  2. Delete everything in the address bar.
  3. Paste this whole line into the address bar:

javascript:R=0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3=1.6; y3=.24; x4=300; y4=200; x5=300; y5=200; DI=document.images; DIL=DI.length; function A(){for(i=0; i-DIL; i++){DIS=DI[ i ].style; DIS.position='absolute'; DIS.left=Math.sin(R*x1+i*x2+x3)*x4+x5; DIS.top=Math.cos(R*y1+i*y2+y3)*y4+y5}R++}setInterval('A()',5); void(0);



[Just hit F5 to stop the fun.]


Instructions now in Italian!

12 Responses to “Breaking the internet”

  1. Dragon
    January 8th, 2007 12:00

    Argh! My eyes!

  2. Peacechick Mary
    January 8th, 2007 12:12

    Now that’s pretty wild. Round dancing logos, that’s what I call ’em.

  3. Allan
    January 8th, 2007 16:29

    That was fun!

    Got any more neat tricks?

  4. Alison
    January 8th, 2007 19:52

    That was cool. But thank God it doesn’t happen all the time, on every site!


  5. jan
    January 8th, 2007 20:26

    Great. How do you find these gems?

  6. Gordon
    January 9th, 2007 00:42

    Damn. Not the best prank to leave on your first day in a new job. Will come back to this one methinks…

  7. Joan
    January 9th, 2007 01:57

    Daisy! how fun!

  8. Karan
    January 9th, 2007 03:27

    Have you tried it on this site – http://chasingdaisy.com/

  9. Nancy
    January 9th, 2007 06:47

    Neat trick! Who thinks up these things?

  10. ally bean
    January 10th, 2007 09:50

    Love it. I like swirly.

  11. Croila
    January 17th, 2007 19:54

    OMG! How to get a bad dose of vertigo ..!!!!

  12. Chasing Daisy » Blog Archive » Mixed bag #312
    February 5th, 2007 02:21

    […] Fun: Remember this post on how to break the internet? Tudor Mateescu has made a video of the process. […]

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