Wednesday, April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
 
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  


The Romans column as they ‘seum


Okay, first, the Pandemic Stuff:  How the Pandemic Will End

Weird Things That Are Gonna Be Mainstream Under COVID-19

Types of Pandemic Villains. Don't be any of them.

The missing six weeks: how Trump failed the biggest test of his life

Where all the Money in the $2Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill is Going, Visualized

Apparently, it's NOT astrophysics (Thanks, Solomon!)


Now, the Stuff to Take Your Mind OFF The Pandemic Stuff:


Top of the heap:  Uranus is (no joke) leaking gas

Board Game Remix Kit - new games you can play from ones you already own

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra's Isolation Concert  (Thanks again, Solomon!)

Okay, this is cool - a Sci-Fi Noise Generator


Cool Movie and TV Moments (That Were Extemporaneous)

Oh, HERE'S a fun one - What Happens When a Cryonics Company Goes Bankrupt

26 Pictures That Will Warm Your Cold Dead Quarantined Heart For at Least Two Minutes

ESPN Without Live Sports

In the "Just-In-Case" file - What to wear when you're raising a zebra


Easter Candy Ranked Worst to Best

A Brief History of Word Games

World War II's Strangest Bombing Mission

Viral Pics We Thought Were Real But Were Actually Total Fakes



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella. 
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
 
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  


Yeah, way to ruin the surprise, Spanish exclamation points.


Okay, first, the Pandemic Stuff:

Coronavirus Will Change the World Permanently. Here's How

Food Safety and Coronavirus: A Comprehensive Guide

Okay, you just KNEW this was coming - "My Corona"  (NSFW lyrics)

A History of Pandemics

TV Has Mostly Stopped Production (Mostly). What Happens Next?

A calculator to determine how much toilet paper you'll need to survive the pandemic  (Thanks, Mel!)

What went wrong with Coronavirus testing in the U.S.?

Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread so quickly, and how to flatten the curve

Red and Blue America Aren't Experiencing the Same Pandemic

Photos: Empty Cities in Coronavirus Lockdown


Now, the Stuff to Take Your Mind OFF The Pandemic Stuff:

Top of the heap:  Award-Winning Underwater Photos (Thanks, Melody!)

The small-government case for giving everyone a big paycheck

The Mark of Batman - The Evolution of an Icon (Thanks, David)

This is cool - a Marine Traffic Map

Yeah, it rains a lot in Seattle - but not as much as a LOT of other places (it STILL rains a butt-ton, though)

Did the Warrior Women Known as the Amazons Ever Really Exist?

450 Free Ivy League Courses

Pro-Wrestling in Empty Arenas is the Weirdest Show on Earth

Check your basement for hidden treasure

20 Sci-Fi Directorial Debuts That Became Genre Classics

Time Has No Meaning at the North Pole


All the New Things We Learned From Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker's Home Release

The Real History Behind The Sound of Music

The World's Most Expensive Cities to Live In


~ and, finally ~

Farts, cats, naked bodies: People are failing hilariously at working from home



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella. 
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020

Website Wednesday
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(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  


If I’m ever murdered, it’ll probably be because I said 
something absolutely perfect to someone with no sense of humor.


Top of the heap:  5 ways life would be better if it were always Daylight Savings Time

The Dos and Don'ts of Social Distancing

Some Simple Life Hacks

12 super uses for ordinary household objects

10 Mythbusting 2020 Census Facts

(Somewhat) Silent Fireworks for Dogs

Y'ever wonder how the trampoline came to be? Me neither.

Also, y'ever wonder Why Stop Signs Have Eight Sides? Ditto.

Desperate times call for desperate measures

If you'd invested $1000

America's shameful selfish streak, exposed

How to Load a Dishwasher, Once and for All

The History of Pizza

How to Make the Other Universal Monsters Scary Again

Make your own personal hand-washing poster

The Importance of Hand-Washing

The Snack 
You Have to Commit a Crime to Try

Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella. 
 Skip    ಠ_ಠ


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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020

Website Wednesday
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(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table 

into the brisk digital wind..."  


I, for one, am severely disappointed that they 
named it “insomnia” instead of “resisting a rest.”


Top of the heap:  You should set a Cadbury Egg on Fire

Top of the heap, Part II:  NASA is accepting applications for new astronauts

Now this is how to quit a job

Use this as a replacement for the handshake: Live Longer and Prosper

The Most Common Illegal Things Car Dealerships Will Try to Do

Fascinating Animal X-Rays

25 Bacon Mistakes You Need to Stop Making  (Thanks, Melody!)

Interesting Defense Strategy

Historical Figures (Who Looked Waaay Different Than You Think)

Offshore oil rigs could be remade as reefs, windmills, sea farms, research hubs (Thanks, Monkeybutt)


The botched Coca-Cola heist of 2006

The Reasons Presidential Debates Are Irrelevant

22 Stage Name Origins

NASA's Deep Space Antenna Upgrades to Affect Voyager Communications (for about a year)


And, from the "Oh-My-God-We're-All-Gonna-DIE" file:


    - Why the US is so vulnerable to the Coronavirus

    - How to Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus


    - What Are Epidemics, Pandemics, and Outbreaks?

    - An Experiment on the Power of Hand-Washing (Mahalo, Gay! MKAP)

    - Can't find Purell or other hand sanitizers? Here's how to make it at home

    - How Coronaviruses Spread (comic)



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella. 
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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

March 4, 2020

Website Wednesday
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(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  


How do you know if someone is hitchhiking 
or just complimenting your driving skills?


Top of the heap:  What to do if you think you have the Coronavirus

Badass Women History Class Totally Failed to Mention

Dunkin' Donuts latest release is a WINNER! (Thanks, Debb!)

America's 25 Most Popular National Parks, Ranked

America is Losing the Toilet Race

The Worst Book Covers on Amazon (they obviously haven't found mine yet)


Wild Author Revelations That Throw Fictional Universes Off-Course

A Highly Scientific Analysis of Pineapple as a Pizza Topping

If We Ever Start a Cult, This is Where We'll Be Sourcing the Outfits 

Trump's Plan for Paying for Coronavirus Prep

Indiana Jones 5 will be the first movie of the series NOT directed by Steven Spielberg

The boss who put everyone on 70K

Apple doesn't allow movie villains to use iPhones


Family dancing in a hospital room for their grandpa (sound on)

As Skynet approaches, how hard will the robots make us work?

An interactive map of the Neighborhoods of NYC



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella. 
 Skip    ಠ_ಠ



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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

February 26, 2020

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
 
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  


There is no physical evidence that today is actually Wednesday.
We just have to hope that someone kept count since the first one.


Top of the heap:  The 2020 Underwater Photographer of the Year Winners

Top of the heap II:  Songs That Sound the Same  (Just let this playlist run while you do something else. You can thank me later)


The best argument for each of the 2020 Democratic frontrunners

Track the Coronavirus on a Real-Time Map

Diver Spots a Pink Manta Ray So Rare He Thinks His Camera is Broken (Thanks, Monkeybutt)


Welcome to the Future with Low-Cost Smart Diapers

The End of Miss America

ADHD In a Nutshell

The Most Wanted Getaway Cars

Just GUESS who's America's 10th Highest-Paid Athlete

How Not to Get Sick on a Plane: A Guide to Avoiding Pathogens

The Terrible Truth About Star Trek's Transporters


Case Closed: Here's Who Gets the Middle-Seat Armrests on Planes

The Origin of Baby Shark (do do do do do)

DOT 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella. 
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

February 19, 2020

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
 
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  


I want to lose 50 pounds and have a six-pack, 
but at what cost? Eating right? Exercising? Absurd.


Top of the heap:  Russians Think Triumphant Trump Is More Their Man Than Ever

Movies Based on a True Story? An interactive graph which fact-checks them

Absolute proof that the world has gone to hell in a handbasket  (Thanks, Susan. I think.)

The Federal Budget - A Primer

A Politics-Scented Candle which smells exactly like what you'd expect

Something new from a galaxy far, far away

Looking for a real cool way to win $2000?

How Nipplegate Created YouTube


What Color is Your Name?

Fun With Flags - (in the style of other countries' flags)  (Thanks, David!)

A Brief History Of Why America's Health Care System Sucks

Only for TWD fans: Pssst... Negan is Going Full Whisperer

Funny words that sound fake

People Who Inspired Some of History's Most Famous Love Songs

Dumb Things People Misunderstand About Famous Works of Art


The 50 Greatest Romantic Comedies of All Time (they completely missed "Somewhere in Time," so this list is, for all intents and purposes, useless)

Yesterday was Mardi Gras - so it was Parade Time in New Orleans



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella. 
 Skip    ಠ_ಠ

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