Wednesday, September 24, 2008

September 24, 2008

Consider the lilies of the field;
they neither labor nor spin.
And, hey, if it's good enough for them...

Top of the Heap: The Mother of All Voter Registration Diaries

HYSTERICAL (in more ways than one) - Former F1 Driver Takes Wife for a Spin (if you speak Italian, this is probably NSFW)

They sell WHAT on

The Top 10 Newspaper Comic Strips That Need to #$@!! END

The Life Lessons of Star Wars

The Flight of the Paper Airplanes

Put a picture of your own into some games with Pictogame

Discover magazine's Gallery of Science Tattoos

10 Books Not to Read Before You Die

How to Invest in Gold

9 Mental Math Tricks

23 Ways to Use Tea (24, if you count drinking it)

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-these" category, the Maglev Toy Train

Foolish Gadgets ("because not all gadgets are cool")

The prescient scene from “Network.” (Hard to believe that this was 32 years ago!)

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

September 17, 2008

God never gives us more than we can handle.
Luckily, though, Bernie's Big Boy Buffet does!

Top of the Heap: Worth1000's new contest - Simplicity

The Family Guy saga continues

This is crackalackin.' Fo’ shiggidy my weeble Slang Dictionary

10 Life-Changing Things You Never Thought to Do in College

10 Things About the Large Hadron Collider You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

The Gentleman's Guide to the Calling Card

Is Barack Obama a Muslin?

An extremely effective insurance ad (tip o'the hat to BFF Donna)

Great idea - the anti-theft lunch bag

A guide to Mexican street tacos

12 Cool Sports That You Will Never Play

5 Really Weird Things About Water

Strangely compelling sticky note experiment

Stabilized Bigfoot film. Oh yeah, THIS looks realistic...

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

September 10, 2008

As my date stormed off, I was rather relieved
I hadn't yet invested much in a relationship
with a woman who didn't even understand that
"voluptuously chunky" was a compliment.

Top of the Heap: In case the World ends today, it's been fun. Nice knowing you. Will the last one sucked into the Black Hole please turn out the lights?

Really Weird Food Events, Parties and Festivals

The 10 Best (and Worst) Companies for Customer Service

The Biggest Single Object in the Universe (Hint: it has nothing to do with

Socotra Island: the Most Alien-Looking Place on Earth

Favorite Political Bumper Stickers, Election 2008

The Greeks are insane

"Chewing Gum Takes the Stress Out of Life" Study

Umbrella Today - the simplest weather forecast ever

Star Wars T-Shirt Designs

How to become the office sniper (Don't try this at home. The office, okay. But not at home)

Bookstore Finder

Five Simple Ways to Save a Life

28 Most Cliché Dorm Room Posters

Mmmmmmm, bacon

YouTomb: MIT's database of removed YouTube videos

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

September 3, 2008

I've been telling people about how this absolutely
gorgeous supermodel-type at the Coffee Bean stopped
me to tell me how incredibly sexy she found me to be.
I guess I embellish the story a little, because maybe
the word she used was "attractive." Okay, fine.
What she *actually* said was, "You're in my way."
But you can see my point.

Top of the Heap: This is so awesome, it's beyond words. Mythbusters, 1100 paintball guns and the Mona Lisa!

Tigh*Roslyn 2008

Think about it - have you ever seen Christian Bale and Kermit the Frog in the same room together? Hmmmm...

Be a Modern Knight: Protecting Your Lady in the 21st Century

Top 100 Undiscovered Websites,1206,l=213934&s=25234&a=213919,00.asp

Not enough? Okay, here are 100 more,1206,l=230657&s=25087&a=230658,00.asp

Karaoke Party!

Addicting Game of the Week: Bubble Shooter

Every episode of MST3K

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

From the Bardgal, and NOT for the faint of heart - Haggisclopedia (section 11 is the best)

The Dark Knight returns

I'm STILL planning on going skydiving

20 Fall Movies We Can't Wait to See,,20218822,00.html?iid=top25-20080814-20+fall+movies+we+can%27t+wait+to+see

Remember the "paomnnehel pweor of the hmuan mnid" email that went around awhile back? Now try it with your favorite website

100 Things Every Omnivore Should Try (okay, I've had 39... but some of these I wouldn't even consider!)

Weird and Wonderful Gadgets (That Never Quite Took Off)

The Faces Behind the Voices

Britney Spears - feed from her live microphone, and ONLY her live microphone

The Samsung Omnia (i900) - I bet you don't have one of these!

Rotating grid illusion - this is pretty cool

Are you a turtle? (I became one in a bar on Guam in 1969)

The 6 Most Depressing Happy Endings in Movie History

The Umbilical Brothers (And a tip O'the hat to Brother Doctor Pete for this one!)

This is awesome - the World Clock

10 of the best animated GIFs on the net (thanky, RJ)

My son William will love these - Joker Action Figures

Myths about bottled water