Wednesday, June 25, 2008

June 25, 2008

Preparation H is normally applied to one's posterior to shrink hemorrhoids, but it has
also become popular as a means of temporarily erasing facial wrinkles. I'm betting
the second usage was probably discovered during a management training class.

Top of the Heap: I should save this for a week I’m to lazy busy to surf the Internets - Time Magazine's 50 Best Websites of 2008,28804,1809858_1809957,00.html

100 Useful Niche Search Engines You've Never Heard Of

10 Awesome, Interactive Websites

Just in time for summer! A Bicycle Repair Guide

10 Awesome Gadgets That Even College Students Can Afford

Top search tips

George Carlin's last interview (courtesy of the Bardgal)

They should post these at my gym...

12 Worst Photoshop Mistakes, Ever

10 Things Musicians Do to Piss Off Their Fans

10 Amazing Flasks for Undercover Drunks

50 Tips for First Year College Students (BRILLIANT!)

We're Number One! We're Number One! Most Congested Cities

Addicting Game O'the Week - Puzzle Farter

Learn Morse Code in One Minute

R2D2 and C3PO in "Raiders of the Lost Ark"

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-these" category, a 3-D model of the Milky Way Galaxy

This is way cool - create your own Star Wars Crawl

7 Stupid Accessories That Will Suckify Your Ride

Find recycling centers near you via your zip code

The best web sites for movie fans,2817,2320861,00.asp

I've got to try this now

Tired of your job? Canada is now hiring astronauts

Could be useful this summer - How to Eat a Pomegranate

Corn starch, water... and Ellen! (Thanks, Jack!)

Minor league (Fresno v. Tacoma) ball girl shows 'em how it's supposed to be done!

9 Summer Offers That Will Give You Gas

How to make a hardcover book

Because sitting up is for suckers... 70 Tools, Tricks and Hacks to Work from Bed

Creative Calendar Designs

What to do (and NOT do) in a fistfight

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

June 18, 2008

If I lived in the land of the blind, I'd tell everyone I had one eye, even if I didn't.
I mean, who's gonna know, right? And just like that - BAM! Free kingdom!

Top of the Heap: Firefox 3 was (officially) released yesterday

Cell Services Keep it Easy, and Free (tip o'the hat to Solomon)

Airlocked! I could survive for 1 minute and 23 seconds in the vacuum of space!

Unexpected Creativity (Found in Unusual Places)

Awesome Job Application Letter

Unbelievably cool! Why did it take someone so long to think of this?

This is awesome! Baconhenge!

Jack'll love this one - Building America's Most Extreme Rollercoaster

Well now, THIS could potentially ruin your day...

I don't really know how to describe this. Moodstream. Enjoy.

The middle initial quiz (I got 6 out of 12)

13 Things Your Car Mechanic Won't Tell You (note to self: there are no such things as "muffler bearings")

Interesting review of the food at every baseball stadium

Unsuccessful Breakfast Cereals (my favorite is the first)

60 ridiculously useful tools for your blog or website

Fun websites that allow you to create your own ringtones

The Sopranos: Definitive Explanation of "The End"

Field Guide to Firefox 3

"'The Happening' is so bad that I feel compelled to make a spoiler-laden list of its most laughably terrible parts rather than review it"

How to answer 23 of the most common interview questions

From the lovely and talented Uncle Mel - 50 office-speak phrases you love to hate

Pretty cool - old photos in 3D

Convert... well, pretty much anything

Upload a photo and turn it into a cartoon

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

June 11, 2008

Okay, polygamy I understand. What completely
eludes me is the idea of being married to a bunch
of women at the same time and having them all wear
Little House on the Prairie dresses and combat boots.

Top of the Heap: Google News from a better world

The Classic Science Fiction Channel - lots o' classic skiffy shows

50 Things Everybody Should Know How to Do

8 great Father's Day gifts for the military man

Looking for someplace to go this summer? Here's 31 suggestions

Okay, I get it - Africa is big

Free, printable coupons for retail, grocery and restaurants

16 Post-It Pranks, Sculptures and Murals

7 sites you MUST check before you go on a vacation

Some cool new search engines

Best. Word. Ever.

This could come in mighty handy for the golfers... (Tip o'the hat to Ron, Tim, Vanessa, Sherry, Kevin & Boomer)

Stunning picture of the Earth (and Moon) from Mars

The World's Wackiest Festivals

5 Things You Didn't Know About Starbucks

25 Things That Aren't Really What They Say They Are

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

June 3, 2008

I was okay with Neil Diamond saying Caroline
Kennedy was the inspiration for "Sweet Caroline,"
but when it occurred to me that *Rose* Kennedy
might be the inspiration for "Cracklin' Rosie,"
well, that's when the nightmares began.

Top of the Heap: 8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

(Devilishly hard and) Addicting Game O' the Week - Spin the Black Circle

9 Excellent Ways to Use Your Cell Phone Productively

The world's deepest swimming pool

Some pens that will never be stolen

10 Japanese Customs You Must Know Before a Trip to Japan

15 Celebrities Who Sang...But Shouldn't Have

How to Clean Stuff

A bunch of Cartoons

Upcoming Movie Sequels You (Probably) Didn't Know About

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

Perhaps not as glamorous as the previous, but it could come in handy (especially on a long bike ride!)

From the MTV Movie Awards - Ben Stiller, Robert Downey, Jr and Jack Black make a viral video (hysterical!)

Top 10 Telephone Tricks

8 Classic Movie Robots That Actually Suck at Their Job

Websites to Help Your Daily Life

Particularly for Melody and Tom - The Top 6 Funniest Lawyers of All Time (WWASD)

Toys for the Disturbed

The Top 1 Reason Why I Will Not Be Seeing the "Sex and the City" Movie

5 Things You'll Love About Firefox 3