Wednesday, July 30, 2008

July 30, 2008

Yesterday I spent 500 bucks on books about reincarnation.
I know it's a lot of money, but hey, you only live once.

Top of the Heap: Patton Oswalt's Commencement Speech (it beats mine)

Read faster instantly. Seriously, you'll be reading at 300 words per minute (or more) instantly

Did you know that a dumpster is called a "skip" in England? (Bloody Brits...) Here's how to recycle 'em

First trailer of Pixar's newest movie "Up" (scheduled for release May 9, 2009)

Just in case... The Top 100 Items to Disappear First During a National Emergency

Coffee Habits: 10 Things People Do with the First Cup of the Day

Want to go flying? Just move your mouse

The 2008 Perseid Meteor Shower (it peaks on August 12)

South Park episode player

Notice anything unusual about Photo #7?

67 Unbelievably Creative Ads

Amazing - Pilobolus

Play the guitar? Here are some insanely useful websites for you...

This is the best invention, ever - and from Krispy Kreme, no less!

No, THIS is the best invention, ever! (Thanks, Ruby!)

11 Things You Shouldn't Leave For School Without

The greatest prank call, ever

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

July 23, 2008

Call me crazy, but I think "justifiable homicide" should include
being able to kill people who answer the phone with "Y'ello?"

Top of the Heap: A Website Wednesday in a single click - 10 Websites to Waste Your Week

Results from EVERY "Mythbusters," organized and summarized

Find local places to eat for less than $10

The newest JibJab video (courtesy of Uncle Mel)

(Muppet) Beaker doing "Ode to Joy"

Can't get enough of the Dark Knight? Here you go!

Along that same line - six absolutely horrible Batman costumes

You mean they DON'T get up in the middle of the night and milk the chickens? Fun Farm Facts for City Folk

Well, this is a little depressing...

Extinct, my ass!

What's your geek quotient?

The 7 Hamburgers of the Apocalypse

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-these" category, pedal-powered ATVs!

7 Essential Cheat Sheets to Download

Encyclopedia Astronautica

Another Unexpected Performance (someday I'm going to do something like this...)

What's that stuff?

The truth is out there: X-Files Mythology for Dummies

America's Cheapest Cars

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

July 16, 2008

I like fried food because I'm insecure about my cooking,
and when I fry stuff it sounds like it's applauding.

Top of the Heap: Websites to Waste Your Week

Dark Knight Shift: Why Batman Could Exist (But Not for Long)

50 Things to Do Before You Die (some of these are on the docket, some of them, meh...)

The Monster Collection of Moleskine Tips, Tricks and Hacks

5 Awful Saturday Night Live Hosts

100 Insanely Useful Web Tools You Never Knew You Needed

And, while we're at it, 100 Unbelievably Useful Reference Sites You've Never Heard Of

A good way to clean your desktop

Bacon Dental Floss! Mmmm... bacon!

The Top 21 Mugshots, Ever

Celebrities and their Muppet Counterparts

50 Bands, 50 States

Fix It Up! Common Repairs Made Easy

100 Absolutely Awesome Websites (as usual, SHOC must've been right around #101)

Your guide to the WALL*E controversy

This is pretty cool - grab the stripes image to the right and slowly drag it over the other stripes layer below it...

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

July 9, 2008

Something else I love about Obama:
I can loudly and correctly pronounce
his first name, with proper emphasis
on the second syllable, while emitting
a lip-flutterin' Homer Simpsonesque burp.

Top of the Heap: FINALLY. A dispassionate, logical analysis as to why Over is Right, Under is Wrong

Buy 'N Large, featured in the Pixar film "WALL-E," has their own website

Stressed out by the post-holiday blues? Enjoy some auditory zen with Simply Noise

Oddmusic Gallery: a collection of unusual musical instruments

Loss of Natural Teeth, by state (guess which is #1)

Oh, THIS will come in handy: 101 Things to Do When You're Bored

Infectious - the Skype Laughter Chain

And the award for "Best Accompanying Photograph to a Headline, Ever" goes to...

This has to be one of the coolest chess sets of all time

Tara Busch sings "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" backwards. And, of course, Part 2

A big old bucket of way too much cute, courtesy of the Bardgal

20 Things You Didn't Know About a Bubblin' Crude. Black Gold. Oil, that is

7 Reasons Why Americans Suck at Soccer

Lamest summer idea ever: Finance Camp (ummm... but could I borrow 20 bucks?)

Daytipper - practical, everyday tips

The world's strangest vehicles (part 3, with links to parts 1 and 2)

Two words: Chess Boxing,23599,23979955-23109,00.html

100 Unbelievably Useful Reference Sites You've Never Heard Of

Timewaster of the week: This is Sand

Speaking of time - try the World Time Engine

Mmmmm... bacon

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

July 2, 2008

It is morally reprehensible to force those of us with a
genuine medical need for coffee to wait in line behind
those who view it as some sort of recreational activity.

Top of the Heap: Stripper Mishap (you can see what's going to happen, but it's just so entertaining when it does)

The Top 10 Common Errors Made in Cooking

NOW we're cookin'! The Beginner's Guide to Absinthe

Free sound effects search

10 things you (probably) didn't know about Elvis Presley. Thankyouverymuch.

How to get into a club (or almost anywhere)

7 Unexpected Tips For Saving On Airfare

The Colbert Green Screen Challenge


The Best Online Language Tools for Word Nerds

If you haven't seen "Wall-E" yet, here are some Easter Eggs to watch for

Ahmedinejad's wife = Total Hottie!

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-these" department - the Buzzball!

7 Simple Rules For How to Take a Nap

People with real mutant superpowers (my favorite phrase was about the guys who survive in "...scrotum-negating, penguin-urine cold.")

Mark your calendars next year to celebrate "Skip Tucker Day" in Connecticut

This is kind of cool - the Prince Rupert's Drop (of Glass)

Did you park it or abandon it?