Wednesday, May 27, 2009

May 27, 2009

The boys and I had such a great time over the
holiday -- first we took turns mixing various
combinations of 2% and 1% milk to see if we
could taste-guess the resulting milkfat levels,
then we examined each others' sunburns to
see if we could ascertain the SPF of the
lotions we selected while blindfolded.
How did *you* spend you Numerial Day?

Top of the Heap: 100 Most Creative Business Cards (Once again, mine must've been #101)

The utter awesomeness of Brown Sugar Bacon Waffles

Winner: The Best Visual Illusion of the Year

Addicting game-of-the-week: Learn to Fly (thanks, William!)

NASA video of descent onto Titan - incredibly cool info display

Here's another one - male or female?

40 Useful and Creative Infographics

Crossword puzzle got you stumped? Try Crosstips

What to Buy If You are Homeless - Budget Suggestions for the Extremely Poor

The Problem With Young People Today... (language is a little salty)

A List of Band Name Etymologies

Sorry, No Moustache - famous people without facial hair

Common English Errors

Very possibly the coolest astronomy picture you'll see this week

Except for maybe this one

Or this...

The Drama Button - for all of life's unnecessary drama

Thursday, May 21, 2009

May 20, 2009

Nutritionists claim that you can reduce the
calories in a dish by substituting applesauce for
the fat in the recipe. Maybe I'm picky, but the
French fries I boiled in applesauce *sucked.*

Top of the Heap:
The Camera That Changed the Universe

RunPee will tell you when it's safe to make a bathroom run during a movie, and what you missed

Funny Science T-Shirts

Better late than never

25 Messages With Hidden Logos

Everything You Need to Know About Slings & Slingshots

Wanna know how the new Star Trek film reflects the previously established continuity? Click here...

Eye Candy. Just click and enjoy. Probably better if you're a bit buzzed...

More maps than you'll ever need

The Top 8 Methods of Sneaking Out of Work Early (and Often)

100 Best Blogs for Gadget Lovers

Forget the destruction of you-know-what and the loss of you-know-who. Spock's lowest point was this:

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

May 13, 2009

I wonder when McDonald's is finally going to get
around to finishing that second Arch in St. Louis?

Top of the Heap: Susan Boyle will still probably win Britain's Got Talent, but Stavros Flatley is going to give her a run for her money

Want to see the Hubble Space Telescope & Shuttle? Just enter your zip code.

This coming Friday is "Skip Tucker Day" at the Marvelwood School.

The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

Make a Mess

Cool keychain gadgets

Trek Yourself

33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity

Interesting read - Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?

The Best and Worst Brain Foods

Star Trek's Six Most Ridiculous Alien Races

Ever wonder what the Chinese curses in "Firefly" and "Serenity" mean?

Awkward Family Photos

Fanciful Fads of the Fifties


And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

Coolest Schoolbuses

Quad (super fun)

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

May 6, 2009

Haikus are silly.
I would never waste my time
counting syllables.

Top of the Heap: The New Math

Slang From the 1920's

"My God, it's full of stars!"

Timeline of a Car Crash

Underwater Photography Contest Winners, 2009

The World's Largest Stuff

May be a bit of an oxymoron, but here are some Great Redneck Inventions

50 Tools Everyone Should Own (With Tips!)

Maybe You Shouldn't Buy That - a collection of the most expensive and most worthless items in the world.

Well THIS will have you feeling all chipper: "Where Are You in the Movie?"

For the adolescents among us... How to Make a Booger Ball

"My father was a locksmith..."

13 things that are probably impossible, except they are supported by scientific evidence.


And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

The Size Of Our World
Greyhound Vs. Amtrak