Wednesday, April 29, 2009

April 29, 2009

This little piggy est alle au supermarche.
This little piggy se repose a la maison.
This little piggy mange le roti de boeuf.
This little piggy ne mange rien.
And this little piggy went
"Oui! Oui! Oui!" all the way home!

Top of the Heap: Mmmmmmm! Makin' Bacon!

A Close Second for "Top of the Heap": Meat Cards

The Definitive Gameboy Timeline

64 Things Every Geek Should Know (...Luis?)

Food-Related Myths: Fact or Fiction

10 of the World's Most Unusual Places to Spend the Night

10 Greatest Mullets of All Time

11 Predictions that "Back to the Future, Part II" Got Right

35 Incredibly Useful Facebook Applications for Better Connectivity

Incredible CGI, SFX, BAD, AM & FM

Top 10 Hard to Believe Facts About Insects

Jamie Hyneman is a Douchebag

Star Trek: Old vs. New

Yard Sale Treasure Map

This might be useful - free online calculators and converters

Cheat Codes for Everyday Life, and How to Use Them

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

April 22, 2009

Okay, before you get started, go over to and cast your vote for Skip's House of Chaos

Cuddles died the other day, but I
like to think that at the end she knew
that she was both loved and delicious.

Top of the Heap: Incredibly cool online clock

Tomorrow is Shakespeare's 445th birthday, so learn how to Talk Like Shakespeare

So, you think you've experienced traffic jams?

The Mother of All Lists - 600+ Lists of Anything You Can Think Of

13 Patent-Holding Celebrity Inventors

Toothache Relief Guide

6 Cool Websites to Unleash the Mad Scientist Within You

How to Hide Your Web Tracks at Work

NASA's Cassini spacecraft went to Saturn and all it got were these awesome pictures.

Movie trivia from The Wizard of Oz

On jet lag, and how to beat it

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Your Old Gadgets

10 YouTube URL Tricks You Should Know About

Some good old Riddles and Puzzles

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

April 15, 2009

Since beef is "What's for Dinner" and pork is the "Other White Meat,"
I think the poultry industry should trademark "Chicken: What Everything
Exotic or Visually Off-Putting Ultimately Tastes Like -- Only Cheaper!"

Top of the Heap:
The Sound of Music - Central Station Antwerp (Belgium)

Never judge a book by its cover

"It's Magic Time!" To commemorate, here are 6 Odd Historical Tax Facts

10 Things the IRS Won't Tell You

10 Old Wives Tales Debunked

10 Great Websites to Add Effects to Your Photographs

Create your own word search puzzle

Zoom in. Oh, wait...

How to Spot Counterfeit Money

The 8 Most Shamefully Stupid "Star Trek: The Next Generation" Episodes

Stimator will tell you how much a website is worth (SHOC is currently valued at a whopping $5,978!)

Kids Say the Darndest Things - a Tribute to Art Linkletter (Thanks, George!)


And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

Custom Motel Sign
Woman Brings Balance

Thursday, April 9, 2009

April 9, 2009

As part of my new exercise routine, I tried
one of those conditioning drinks. It wasn't
as refreshing as I expected. Plus, I don't get
why the store keeps it in the shampoo aisle

Top of the Heap: What to Do Right Now to Get Into College Next April

Coloring Eggs

Six Things You’re Yet To Back Up and How To Back Them Up

Are your eyes playing tricks on you?

Cool Things in Random Places

119 Quick Cheat Sheets (for some of the most widely used tools on the Web)

Do you think they MIGHT have thought of a better name for their product than THIS???

Epic fails from around the world

How come they didn't have cool contact lenses like these when *I* wore 'em?

I'm considering buying one of these. Whaddya think?

Car Talk's Recently Hired Staff

Wanna Feel Small?

Greg Miller's Guide to Lock Picking for Beginners

Top 100 Sites of Apple and Mac

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

April 1, 2009

The only problem I have with McDonald's
"Shamrock" shakes is that when I'm
going through its Dumpster out back,
I can't always tell which ones are still good.

Top of the Heap:
A little shameless self-promotion with a Music Jukebox

Diving Deep into the Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef (AWESOME pics)

42 Unusually Brilliant Business Card Designs

8 Tips to Help You Stay Rich After You Win the Lottery

Taglines and Slogans, and which company they go with

The entire season of Carl Sagan's Cosmos, online, for free. See you in about 13 hours.

Looking for a unique gift? Try the Sound Waveform Bracelet

Free online Japanese dictionary

The Dirty Dozen - the 12 most responsible for the financial crisis

Hey! Let's have lunch under the ocean!

The Face Of A Boy Hearing For The First Time

10 Cases of Extreme Weather

A website dedicated to the paper cut received by my good friend Tim (I-taught-him-everything-he-knows) Hunter. Hang in there, Tim

Finally! Time to Make a Coffee Run - A great article on how caffeine increases performance

When it rains, it pours - How to Get a Half-Decent Cup of Caffeinated Coffee

101 Undiscovered Freebies - The List

What I Learned From Having My Laptop Stolen

How to Be the Perfect Girlfriend

StillTasty: Your Ultimate Shelf Life Guide

Oh yeah - How to Fake a Clean House

A Word Map of Legal Drinking Age

Find a...
Festival -
Health Club -
Factory Tour -
Local Hiking Trails -
Pick-Your-Own Farm -
Wildlife Viewing Area -
Food Fair or Food Festival -

Earth Hour, 2009 (Click on the pictures to see them fade)

Journey into a Black Hole (I started to read about and watch these, and then my brain asploded)

The major difference between using a credit vs. debit card

Extreme Sheep LED Art (Tip O'the Hat to Grasshopper)


And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

Star Trek vs. Star Wars (This Is Great)
Abe Lincoln's Facebook Page