Wednesday, March 25, 2009

March 25, 2009


I decided it was time to finally go on a diet
when I realized that none of my towels fit.




Top of the Heap: I have no idea what this is. But it's ├╝ber cool.
http://balldroppings.com/js/

An eye-opening film about gun making in Pakistan (thanks, George)
http://www.vbs.tv/full_screen.php?s=DGFE2305DC&sc=1363196

Check for reruns of (most) any of your favorite shows
http://reruncheck.com/

ZipWho - the most fun you can legally have with Zip Codes
http://zipwho.com/

Old Fashioned Living: cooking from scratch, hand made crafts, old fahioned ideas, traditions, simple life and more
http://oldfashionedliving.com/index.html

Impossible, brilliant photo manipulation
http://gargantuaandpantagruel.blogspot.com/2009/03/impossible-brilliant.html

Way Beyond the Hundred Dollar Bills
http://b0yb4w4n9.blogspot.com/2009/03/way-beyond-hundred-dollar-bills.html

Gmail's new "Undo Send" feature
http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2009/03/new-in-labs-undo-send.html

11 Damn Near Identical Movies That Were Released at the Same Time
http://www.11points.com/Movies/11_Damn_Near_Identical_Movies_That_Were_Released_at_the_Same_Time

The "Great Blue Hole" of Belize
http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-trw-offbeattraveler3,0,1541991.special

What your cat is trying to say to you
http://www.messybeast.com/cat_talk2.htm

How to share iTunes media with all your computers
http://www.dumblittleman.com/2009/03/how-to-share-itunes-media-with-all-your.html

The 13 Coolest Things Made From Recycled Bottles
http://www.thedailygreen.com/living-green/blogs/recycling-design-technology/recycling-old-bottles-460309

7 Ways to Fool Your Sense of Touch
http://www.newscientist.com/special/tactile-illusions

There is nothing wrong with your browser, but click here anyway
http://users.telenet.be/kixx/


Evolution of the spacesuit
http://www.newscientist.com/gallery/dn16737-spacesuit-gallery

Incredibly fast and cool dictionary (thanks, Jack)
http://definr.com/

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

March 18, 2009


Apparently, the people of Dubai don't find The
Flintstones funny, but the people of Abu Dhabi do.




Top of the Heap:
Factropolis - a fun fact every day
http://www.factropolis.com/

Interactive Time Zone Checker
http://www.timezonecheck.com/

Awesome shoes
http://www.vibramfivefingers.com/products/products_classic_m.cfm

Exploring the Science of Shaving
http://blog.modernmechanix.com/2009/03/10/exploring-the-science-of-shaving/

Addicting Game of the Week - Guesstimation
http://www.ninjakiwi.com/Games/Puzzle/Play/Guesstimation.html

20 Things You Didn't Know About Time
http://discovermagazine.com/2009/mar/20-things-you-didn.t-know-about-time

Ressemblances dans les films Disney (which is French for, "Disney Ripping Itself Off")
http://www.koreus.com/video/disney-ressemblance.html

See where movies were filmed
http://www.filmaps.com/

Take the guesswork out of how much to cook for a party with Perfect Portions
http://www.lovefoodhatewaste.com/perfect_portions

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

March 11, 2009


You know, I wouldn't mind so much having
all the voices in my head if they would just
occasionally include me in the conversation.



Top of the Heap: Your keyboard has now become a drum set!
http://www.ronwinter.tv/drums.html?bam!

This is incredibly awesome - unrelated YouTube videos edited together to make ThruYou
http://thru-you.com/?

"Sixth Sense," incredibly cool stuff, until she gets to the last sentence. Wait, what??
http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/pattie_maes_demos_the_sixth_sense.html

Funny Money
http://www.picdumps.com/picdumps-lustig-bemalte-geldscheine-2506.htm

Periodic Table of Cartoons
http://www.flickr.com/photos/12093078@N00/2798919152

Turn your kid's closet into a space ship
http://www.electricboogaloo.net/wordpress/archives/2009/03/05/3-2-1/

Enter your zip code and see free WiFi networks nearby
http://pcworld.jiwire.com/

Just another reason to prefer Mary Ann over Ginger - she can peel a potato!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4W0qIPJmoo

Thought Spiderman 3 was bad? Check this out...
http://www.marvel.com/animation/Japanese_Spider-Man

What a trillion dollars looks like
http://www.pagetutor.com/trillion/index.html

Imagine if your science teacher was this cool?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qlb8X_ffO8

104 Ways to Hilariously Ruin the Watchmen Movie
http://i.gizmodo.com/5164202/104-ways-to-hilariously-ruin-the-watchmen-movie

1:140 Million Scale Model of the Solar System
http://hurculuj.blogspot.com/2008/12/1140-million-scale-model-of-solar.html

The All-Time Top 3000 Songs
http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/

I wrote a review about this movie, but here are 10 Things People Don't Seem to Get About the Watchmen
http://justinkownacki.blogspot.com/2009/03/10-things-people-dont-seem-to-get-about.html

My little brother Ivan has been busy collecting websites for submission. Check these out:
An 80-year old guy, still working 40 hours a week - selling donuts!
http://www.stansdoughnuts.com/history.html
Screw up as a teacher in NYC and you're sent to the Rubber Room
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/10/education/10education.html?_r=1
This light bulb has been burning continuously for over 100 years - the Livermore's Centennial Light Live Cam
http://www.centennialbulb.org/photos.htm




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And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

Top Ten Grammer Myths
http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/top-ten-grammar-myths.aspx
Proofreading Marks
http://wadsworth.com/english_d/templates/student_resources/1413001890_burnett/UsageHandbook/edit_marks.htm

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

March 4, 2009


What is it with all these ads that say
"Get the credit you deserve"? I don't
want the credit *I* deserve, I want the
credit someone with good credit deserves!


Top of the Heap: Facebook Killed TV - Why TV Lost
http://www.paulgraham.com/convergence.html

Classy Move, Canada!
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=622_1236062375

11 Ways to Get More Bacon Into Your Diet
http://listsgalore.blogspot.com/2009/02/11-ways-to-get-more-bacon-into-your.html

12 Food Phrases Explained
http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/23/12-food-phrases-explained/

Then and Now : A Fast-Forward Tour of Gadget History
http://technologizer.com/2009/02/24/then-and-now-a-fast-forward-tour-of-gadget-history/

Cascading magnet self-assembly in slow motion is a whole lot cooler than it sounds... (it would pretty much have to be)
http://cre.ations.net/creation/magnetic-self-assembly-in-slow-motion

Surprisingly addictive geography game
http://www.jeux.fr/jeu/Globetrotter.html

Being a mad scientist...
http://abstrusegoose.com/123

Hypnotically beautiful video of the Sun over one solar cycle
http://bolonifarkas.blogspot.com/2009/02/sun-over-one-solar-cycle.html

The Battlestar Galactica Reboot You DIDN'T See
http://io9.com/5162127/the-battlestar-galactica-reboot-you-didnt-see

Animaniac's "All the Nations of the World" (I used to sing this with the boys)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDtdQ8bTvRc

The Un-invitation (pretty funny)
http://www.27bslash6.com/matthewsparty.html

An oldie but goodie - Some Rules Kids Won't Learn in School
http://www.oz.org/school.html

GeekTats at the Science Tattoo Emporium
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/loom/science-tattoo-emporium/

Look thin and slim in your photographs instantly WITHOUT Photoshop!
http://www.labnol.org/internet/pictures/look-thin-slim-in-photographs/7655/

Amazing Pictures Taken at Sea Level
http://www.funtasticus.com/20090302/amazing-pictures-taken-at-sea-level/


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And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

Seasonal Food Chart
http://www.fooddowntheroad.ca/online/seasonalfoodchart.php
Amazing Bubble Tricks
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I4VKj4d0WI