Wednesday, November 26, 2008

November 26, 2008

When I stop to think about the meaning of life,
I sometimes sigh and wonder if perhaps there's
more to all this than just the delicious taste
of bacon and bacon-based products.

Top of the Heap: One of the coolest things you'll see all day: Bruce Lee playing Ping Pong - with Nunchucks!

Addictive Game of the Week #1 - Zombie Baseball (thanks, William)

Addictive Game of the Week #2 (from William, again) - Anybody wins, you lose - nobody wins, you win (you'll figure it out)

New Battlestar Galactica Season 4 Promo

50 Things Everyone Should Know How to Do

Top 10 Unusual Food Combinations

Let me Google that for you...

Fire walking ...

Okay, this (and this) is pretty damn impressive

Geek Christmas Tree

Bad Haiku (mine's #42616)

The Worst Album Cover, Ever (My eyes! MY EYES!!)

Click to donate food for the Animal Rescue site (it's free) (thanks, barridawn)

Them! (If you don't get that reference, go here)

A few miracles of the 21st Century

The Mosquito Ring Tone (or - How to Test if You're a Young'un)

Could be useful: How to say "bacon" in Sign Language

Here's a fun time-waster

Using the Hell Out of Your Digital Camera (#1 tip: don't lose it while scuba diving)

A new type of search engine

An updated trailer for "Star Trek" - this one has SPOCK!

Why search, indeed? Instead, check out AllMyFaves

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

November 19, 2008

A couple hundred years from now, when they're teaching students about me, they'll probably call this my Website Wednesday period.

Top of the Heap: Cool spy gadgets for the James Bond within you!

Hey, troops! Today is World Toilet Day

A Collection of the Strangest Toilets from Around the World!

Bizarre Toilets - a tribute to Joe the Plumber

The Legend of Thomas Crapper

A list of common misconceptions (Thomas Crapper is, indeed, mentioned)

Solar System Visualizer

The Stupidest Exercise Machine You'll Ever See

The Earth at Night

Stonehenge Demystified (tip o'the hat to Skip D'Amico)

70 Things to Do Before Having Children (I managed 45 of 'em)

Need a light? All you need is a potato, salt, some toothpaste, 2 wires and a cotton ball

10 Cool (and Weird) Watch Concepts

The 8 Worst Wedding Theme Ideas

What did your town look like according to Penny Postcards? (thanks to my right-wing love muffin George)

Peering into the micro world - incredible pictures

Yes, we can learn a lot from the Chinese...

Bathroom mirror prank


The coolest picture of the Moon and Saturn you'll see all day

Fanboys (a movie featuring Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, Jay, Silent Bob, and Captain James T. Kirk) is going to be either hysterically funny or incredibly disappointing

But Star Trek, on the other hand, looks AMAZING

This is pretty cool - want to sent a messages to the inhabitants of Earth in the year 52,010 (or 52,011)? Go here

The "How to Spot a Tourist in New York City" Quiz

Oh great. And I just left Seattle today, too.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

November 12, 2008

If life hands you a lemon,
roll back the odometer,
slap on a cheap paint job,
and sell it to some poor sucker.
Just don't get caught like I did.

Top of the Heap: Best customer review, ever

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-these" department: A pocket projector!

Strike that! Put THIS on the list!

How awesome is this? A live webcam from Alaska that shows the aurorae!

Being covered in paint is not always a bad thing

Would you buy this funny-looking bulb?

While my idea of "roughing it" means "no room service," here are the Top 10 "Best for Camping" National Parks

Know Your Meme: FAIL

The wacky world of Personal Ads

An atheist talks with God (crappy theology, but an interesting article)

50 Facts You Might Not Know About Barack Obama

Online alarm clock - once loaded, the online alarm clock will work even if your Internets goes down. Supposedly.

Wanna see a 17-gigapixel panoramic photo of Yosemite? Me neither. But if you do, here it is

MST3K, 20 years later

Erase your identity online in 10 easy steps "because what happens in Vegas, stays ONLINE!"

A Census of Life - Diversity Under the Sea (thanks, barridawn!),0,4942100.flash

WiseGeek: Clear Answers for Common Questions

InCREDible! Brain Magic

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

November 5, 2008

Change is good. Especially when
it's a change back to the way
I liked it in the first place.

Top of the Heap: This is great: Star Wars: An a capella tribute to John Williams

The Lost "Bloom County" strips - those which appeared in newspapers and then were never reprinted

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-these" category, the Van De Graff Levitation Wand

How to peel a watermelon in 30 seconds

A Guide for Americans Seeking Affordable Medical Treatment Abroad,0,5118575.story

A bit late, but a GREAT Trick-or-Treat prank

Explore the Universe with this neat tool

Newspapers! You can't make this stuff up!

The Top 10 Islands of the Caribbean