Wednesday, March 26, 2008

March 26, 2008

So let me see if I understand this correctly:
The propellant in hair spray harms the ozone
layer, and so does the methane in flatulence.
Call me crazy, but I just thought of a way
to cut this damage to the environment in half

Top O'the Heap: An entire Website Wednesday in one click - 32 Crucial Websites for Every Internet Freak

10 Cool Geek Gadgets for the Kitchen

Top 100 April Fool's Hoaxes

Gamma Ray burst visible to the naked eye (plus, he used the word "frakkin." Awesome)

For your inner geek - the games of Star Trek

101+ Web Resources for Students

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-these" department: What Every Man Wants in Bed

10 Essential numbers to have in your cell phone

50 things you never knew you could do with tennis balls (not to be confused with "Tennis Elbow")

Allergies Suuuuuuuuuuck!

This woman (I didn't catch her name or her age) does 21 accents

The anatomy of a Black Hole

Let your worries go

Wolfman producer discusses remake (with picture goodness)

10 Incredible Things to Do Before You Die

People at the gym I hate

Every South Park episode online - free, uncensored and legit. Thank you Trey and Matt

Battlestar Galacticsimpons

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

March 19, 2008

Despite forgetting it was Friday, I'd made it
through nearly the entire meal without breaking
my Lenten vow about not eating meat. Then the
waiter tells me all they have for dessert is moose!

Interview with Patrick Stewart - HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Food Court Musical

Watch first run movies online, for free - ARRRRRRR!!!!

Ten Things You Don't Know About the Milky Way Galaxy

Get Smart bloopers and outtake reel

Cool little online game that'll keep you amused for a little while...

Oh, THIS is way-y too cool - Google Sky

Why couldn't THIS guy have been my physics professor?

How to call in sick.... This is the best "I am sick and wont be in" email ever

In this week's "I-need-me-one-of-these" category - Smart Goggles!

Top 100 Productivity and Lifehack Blogs

Modern products in a vintage light


Tuesday, March 18, 2008

January - March 12, 2008

March 12, 2008

Call me a hopeless romantic, but not a day
goes by that I don't tell my girlfriend, "Baby,
you're pretty much the best of my available options."

I might've posted this one already, but if so, here it is again - Probably the Most Awesome Idea For ANYTHING, EVER!

Nursery Rhymes for Our Times

This is too cool - Watch your favorite TV shows online

An open letter to Will Ferrell. Amen.

The über-cool search engine of the week - ManagedQ

BSG - What the Frak is Going On? (Official Recap, S1-S3)

Face in Hole - who do you want to be today?

Top 10 Grammar Myths

In the "I-gotta-get-me-some-of-these" category - Custom Contact Lenses

A Bit of Fry & Laurie - Psychiatrists and Patients

The Top Ten Hubble Images of All Time

Life-sized picture of a Blue Whale

If Celebrities Moved to Oklahoma

Wigglevision - 3-D without those stupid glasses

Let's take a trip back in time to 1977

There Will Be Blood, Best of

10 Killer Firefox Extensions That you Probably Don't Know About

The last one's from Will - Frozen Grand Central

March 5, 2008

I applaud companies that go out of
their way to hire disabled people.
Recently my company hired a paralegal.

Star Trek (TOS), Twilight Zone, MacGyver, Hawaii Five-O and Melrose Place - online for free

Kind of a cool picture - all of the water in the world, and all of the air in the atmosphere

10 New Uses For Everyday Things,22304,1030084,00.html

100 Weird Facts About the Human Body

Now we're cookin' - Bacon Cups!

Stuff white people like (thanks, Barri D!)

New (and final) season starts next month - Crack the Battlestar Galactia code,,20169703,00.html

History's Greatest Replies

For Spock and crew - 20 Things That Culturally Define Australia

February 27, 2008

I'm back from Hawai'i, troops! Didja miss me?

Egrets, I've had a few, but then again, too few to mention.
But not, apparently, to that "by-the-book" game warden.

Achmed, the Dead Terrorist (Tip O'the hat and a big thanks to Lucky and Gay)

The 5 Ballsiest Con Artists of All Time

How to Illusion Knit (I didn't even know you could do this!)

The bacon-wrapped hot dog. So good it's illegal

Probably because it tastes like crap

A Bucket List for Nerds (actually, I'd do some of these...)

2008 Movie Sequel Guide

How to calculate the value of pi by throwing frozen hot dogs

Amazing Puppetry

A list of Obsolete Skills

9 Conditions You Shouldn't Do Anything About>1=10914

Addicting Game of the Week - CoBaCoLi

How to draw caricatures - the 5 shapes

41 Hilarious Science Fair Exhibits

For my old Seattle friends - a great article about one of my childhood TV icons - J.P. Patches (thanks, Melody!)

Still searching for that "special" gift?

20 Fascinating Facts About the Healing Power of Bananas

Pretty cool graphic - The Ebb and Flow of Movies: B ox Office Receipts 1986 - 2007

I'm so ashamed to be sending this out - Mr. Methane (credit to George)

Teens Turn "Repeller" into Adult-Proof Ringtone (don't do this, kids)

How come February only has 28 days?

And finally, one of the weirder posts - the Echo Park Time Travel Mart

February 16, 2008

When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I
understood as a child, I thought as a child.
But when I became a man, I put away my
childish things and bought a Dodge Viper.

Dear troops: I'm going on vacation, and there won't
be a Website Wednesday next week, so I made
this week's a bit longer than normal.
Love you, mean it.

You saw the Obama "Yes We Can" video; now watch the McCain one

This is pretty cool - Howcast is the YouTube of instructional videos (I liked "How to Pretend You're a Real New Yorker")

Thinking Outside the Box

Out of sight, out of mind

Top 100 Essential Mac Applications

NOW we're cookin' - Homemade Bacon Vodka!

This is STILL beyond me (quit laughing, Luis) - The Solution to Rubik's Cube

Here's a fun way to kill some time - Yellowtail. 'Nuff said

Addicting Game of the Week: Spin the Black Circle

10 Myths About Canadian Health Care - Busted!

Funniest moment on a game show, ever

And, on the political scene - An Unemotional Case for Obama

Related: Wanna contribute to Barack Obama's candidacy? You can right here

And, just to be fair, if you want to donate to old What's-Her-Name, do it here

Guess the song (it will become apparent about halfway through)

Funny! Spongebob actors voice classic movies

Poser 101 - or - How to Look Cool for Cheap

The Top 40 Photoshopped Images

The 10 Most Twisted Animated TV Shows

5 Retro Commercials That Companies Would Like You to Forget

Reference Sites to Make You a More Effective Writer

Top 50 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Maps

And, we can't forget that tomorrow is Valentine's Day -

8 Unusual Valentines Gifts

Unfortunate Valentine's Cards

How Men Really Feel About Valentine's Day

Scientist Valentines

Least Popular Candy Hearts Sayings

Penn Jillette says that his Hillary joke predicts the future

February 6, 2008

It is almost criminal that those of us with
a genuine medical need for coffee should be
forced to wait in line behind those people who
view it as some sort of recreational activity

Miss the Super Bowl? How about the commercials? See them all here

Consumer tips for using salt

I saw this in Vegas - Penn and Teller: How to Do the Saw Trick

99 Extraordinary, Creative and Unusual Uses for Ordinary and Everyday Objects

20 Things Everyone Needs to Know (21, if you count knowing that "tire" is not spelled with a "y")

Stranded at an airport? Don't forget Rule 240

From the Earth to the edge of the visible Universe - all in one map

The Hawaii Chair! And it won't make you look like an idiot at all!

Related - Ellen DeGeneres using the Hawaii Chair (Hilarious!)

14 Songs by Mr. Rogers. Sure.

Welcome to Elvis Place. Thankyouverymuch

Simply Google - all of Google's hidden features

The 44 Most Annoying Things of 2007

January 30, 2008

Okay, let me see if I've got this straight.
If you die waging jihad, you shall be
rewarded with 72 virgins in the afterlife.
That's you and six dozen adolescent
girls -- for the rest of all eternity.
Truly, Allah is just.

This is funny - Do's and Don'ts with Babies

Let's see the Dog Whisperer work his magic with this bad boy

Strangely, this sort of reminds me of MY desk...

Vegetarians on the Website Wednesday list might want to skip this one - the Bacon Cheese Baconburger!!!!

Looking to waste some cash? Look no further

Hey! I think I found a new source for my Website Wednesday taglines: The Verbal Cartoonist

A collection of MAD Magazine Fold-Ins

A fun ad from a company with a sense of humor (you can't order anything, and it's in Dutch, but just wait and watch what happens)

Slice: A List of Regional Pizza Styles

Christian author has problems with Conservatives

Let's help Bill O'Reilly keep his promise

Barack Obama's Top 10 Campaign Promises (by The Man himself)

I don't know if I'd call these The 100 Funniest Jokes of All Time, but there's some chuckles in here

The Negotiating Table

The Ultimate Student Resource List

Solar System Exploration

Six Not-So-Secret Societies

I am the very model of a Psychopharmacologist

Go ahead - swim some laps in the World's Largest Swimming Pool

Need an idea for a Science Fair project? Check this out

Truly, a sign of the Apocalypse - Cheeseburger in a Can (then again, that's where I've eaten them before...)


Wanna see what gold atoms look like?

January 23, 2008

I've been trying for weeks now to convince
Marlee Matlin of my undying love for her,
but my pleadings fall on... well, you know.

You read it here first: Kady Malloy will (probably) win American Idol. (I think she can sing... but I really wasn't listening to that part...)

Real-life superheros

A cool way to go to school

Top 10 Telephone Tricks

I've seen a few of these before, but my son William tipped me off to Chuck Norris Facts

The world's most controversial boardgames

A Tale of Two Brains - this is FUNNY! (Tip O'the hat to George, my favorite Republican minion)

Camera designs that think outside the box

10 Accidental Product Discoveries

Best Photoshop tutorial video ever - You Suck at Photoshop

Want to walk in a straight line around the world? Google Maps will show you how!

In the "Ew, gross" department: 8 Fairy Tales and Their Not-So-Happy Endings

Y'ever wonder what's behind those offers to raise credit scores?

40 Amazing Facts About Sleep

January 16, 2008

While there could've been any number of reasons why
Superman and Supergirl never had a relationship,
I've got to believe X-ray vision was a major one.

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-them" department...

An entire webpage devoted to the Rule of Thumb

Double vision (my head hurts)

He's a Scabwriter (tip o' the hat to Tim I-taught-him-everything-he-knows) Hunter)

10 Creepy Old Ads

A Star Wars Guide to the Candidates

Semi-addicting Game of the Week (for a few minutes, anyway) - White Dwarf

Before he was Gregory House, M.D., Hugh Laurie co-starred in the funniest British television show of all time, "Blackadder"

Related - never, EVER say the name of the Scottish Play...

So THAT'S how a sewing machine works

Put your first name in the first box, second name in the second box, then hit "Visualizar" (it's not in English, but it doesn't matter)

The best self-shot ever

The Tom Cruise Scientology Indoctrination video Scientologists don't want you to see

January 9, 2008

Women giving birth are absolutely amazing!
They're instructed to breathe, then
push really hard, over and over again.
Whenever *I* push that hard, I'm holding
my breath and squinching my eyes shut!

25 of the Most Awesome Monopoly Boards Ever

Wild Solutions to Common Problems

Bringing a whole new meaning to the phrase, "eat my balls"

I suck at math, so I thought this was pretty cool - 10 Easy Arithmetic Tricks

Kinda interesting - 20 Things You Didn't Know About Snow

The 7 Creepiest Places in the World

10 Common Misconceptions

Well now, here's an idea

Here's one for Mom - A dictionary of difficult words

A Big List of Sites That Teach You How to Do Stuff

Interesting article: Party Tricks - Twenty Dollar Bills and Campaign Finance Reform

A definitive list of Sports Clichés

The Ultimate Weight Loss Guide

5 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do

Famous Vegetarians (I told the boys that I was drawing the line at spinach pizza)

Time magazine's 50 Best Websites for 2007 (once again, I guess SHOC must've been #51),28757,1633488,00.html

In the "I-want-me-one-of-these" category...

The Five Sorry Rules of Lateness

Picture of a man making the worst mistake of his life

DVD v. HD versions of LOTR: Fellowship of the Rings (wow), now proudly owned by Network Solutions

"People keep stealing our stewardesses..."

This one's too good to pass up - Bill Gates Last Day at Microsoft

January 2, 2007

I thought about serving nachos, pizza
and fondue at my New Year's Eve
party this year, then realized that
was probably a little too cheesy.

Remember that Twilight Zone episode where Burgess Meridith lost his glasses? He should've seen this

"Get your fat, lazy ass out of that rack, Roslin." (Battlestar Galactica, "Crossroads II")

Top 10 Worst Realtor Headshots

Theater of the Absurd - The Airport Security Follies (GREAT article)

The Best 19 Movies You Didn't See in 2007 (He's right. I missed 'em all)

The 2007 Idiot of the Year Awards

The 30 Best Blogs of 2007 That You (Maybe) Aren't Reading (Hmmm... I guess House of Chaos must've been #31)

LSSU's annual list of Words To Be Banished

Here y'go, Andy - 100 things Brits didn't know last year (Grasshopper - there's only 100?)

The 5 Most Annoying Programs on Your PC (*snicker*)

Cool Coin Jar Calculator