Wednesday, September 30, 2009

September 30, 2009

Note to self – write to Pfizer: If you guys ever make
a canine version of Viagra for breeders, a good name
for it would be Knick-Knack-Paddy-Wack, because then
you’ll have a ready-made jingle for the commercials.

Top of the Heap: Too Cool: A 800 megapixel, 360 degrees picture of the Milky Way, as seen from Earth

Top of the Heap:
Create your own adventure with Goby (This thing's AWESOME!)

Top of the Heap: Solutions for 10 Potential Travel Disasters

Debunking a Dozen Travel Myths

Practically an entire Website Wednesday in one post - 10 Timewasting Websites

This could come in handy - Tune Your Bass or Guitar Online!

In this week's I-Want-Me-One-of-These Department: The Wand!

For the geek in all of us - the Holiday Tech Gadget Preview,172257/printable.html

I saw Terry Fator in Vegas last week - best show on the Strip, and now YOU can be IN it!

Top 10 Ways to Get More From a Cameraphone

Double Feature Finder (hee hee hee)

Small Town Gems presents the best small towns in America

Free Tutorials

Photographic Evidence That Your Parents Used to be Cool

Addictive Game With the Lamest Name of the Week - the Ability Game

¡ʇxǝʇ dı1ɟ ʎɹʇ ¿uʍop ǝpısdn ǝʇıɹʍ oʇ ʇuɐʍ

Top 10 Unanswered Questions in Geeky Movies

Number One Rule: Never Get Caught Looking

Some great candies will be introduced soon, including Milky Way Simply Caramel and 3 Musketeers Truffle Crisp

Fat Guy Shirts


And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

The 7 IQ Tests For Blondes

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

September 23, 2009

I'm going to be rich as soon as my perpetual
calendar hits the marketplace! Unfortunately,
the damn thing hasn't finished printing yet.

Top of the Heap: Calming and Cathartic - the Raindrop Melody Maker

10 Craziest Baseball Rules

Addicting Game of the Week: Effing Hail

Jack found this one, but I snagged it before he could put it on his Sunday Paper - (see below). I have no idea what it is, but it's addictive.

On a related note... I have no idea what this is, but it looks awesome!

Have you ever heard about Honest Tea? Well, apparently, not so much...

The World's First Gadgets

Looking for that special domicile? How about an old missile silo?

How to Throw a Boomerang (Throwing one is a piece of cake. Making it come back is an entirely different thing.)

21 Interesting Facts About "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (Well, actually only 20, since #5 and #19 are the same)

Here's something *I* can use: 9 Tips for Insanely Busy Travelers

Six Things Windows Users Should Know Before Switching to a Mac

6 Facebook Hack Codes and Tips to Show Off Your Geeky Skills

The Best Sounds For Getting Work Done

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

September 16, 2009

You know what's funny? Stuffing your pockets with Alka
Seltzer, then jumping in the pool and screaming, "ARRRGGGGHH!!!!!
Somebody filled the pool with acid!!!" You know what's not funny?
Lifeguards. They have absolutely NO sense of humor whatsoever.

Top of the Heap:
Top 10 Kanye West Interruption Parodies

The Crystal Cave of Giants (Thanks, Kevin)

The best Kid Sites on the Internet(s)

Very possibly the best Wikipedia page, ever

Brilliant Negative Space Illustrations

Parents of the Year

Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home, But Probably Shouldn't (this actually looks pretty cool)

The Top 10 Tactics for Protecting Your Stuff

The Great Geek Manual - your one-stop source for geek culture on the web. (You know who you are)

6 Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Gmail

The Awesome Internet Guide to the Movie Addict

13 Things That Don't Make Sense

13 MORE Things That Don't Make Sense

11 Yearbook Photos That Musicians Wish We'd Never Seen (the last three are EPIC)

Eight Myths about the Freemasons

The Unhealthiest Food Items at Popular Chains


And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

Let Me Google That For You
The Drama Button
National Geographic's Map Of The Universe

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

September 9, 2009

Between the divorce, the new job situation and one frantic
work deadline after another, it feels like I've become buried
in my own life and lost touch with the rest of the world.
Sometimes I think the only thing keeping me going is looking
forward to that Michael Jackson concert next month.

Top of the Heap: Sci-Fi's Most Beautiful Stars, 1933-2008

You're Doing It Wrong: How to Properly Buy, Maintain and Use a Knife

Related (and kind of cool): Learn to Throw a Knife

Hey! Something for ME! Top 10 Hard to Kill House Plants

Jack will like this one - For the Pen Fetishist - 10 Cool Pens

Top 10 Tactics for Productive Travel

Free Family Things to Do in Each of the 50 States

Living Wage Calculator: See what you should be making, depending on where you live, in order to survive

Raindrop Melody Maker - very Zen, very soothing

Is There a Scientific Way to Measure How Bad a Fart Smells? Sadly, yes.

How to Shave Your Legs (ostensibly for cyclists, but hey...)

Oddest Bacon Products, including Bacon BEER! (Thanks, Donna!)

How to Sell a Car to a Teenagers' Parent

Slydial - a voice messaging service that connects you directly to someone's voicemail

This is pretty cool - the O.R.B. (Tip O'the hat to BarriDawn!)

Worst Movie Accents

The complete lyrics to "The Song That Never Ends"

Enter a movie title and listen to the Soundtrack

For the Munchkins:
A collection of over 300 audiobooks for kids
100 Best Science Sites for Kids


And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

Addicting Games:
Pick The Perp

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

September 2, 2009

Lately I find myself forgetting little
things. I think I may have micronesia.

Top of the Heap:
Choose an effect to Eff Your Pic - this is fun!

70 Outstanding Out of Bounds Photos

Click on the guy who played Hitler. Something seems a bit off here....

The Ice Cream Headache

Incredible pictures: In Flight

The Strategy of Coin-Flipping

Your Complete Guide to Fall Science Fiction TV ("V" and "Flash Forward" look promising...)

The language is a bit salty, but the concept is spot on: Two Phrases That Destroyed American Culture

The People of Walmart

Naked eye astronomy, anyone?

Dated Movie Review of the Week: Star Wars III - Hilarious!

Bad Parents

Amazing and breathtaking Aviation Pictures

Cool Optical Illusion (if you don't believe it, print it out and try it for yourself)

This could come in handy: Sound Sleeping: Sounds to Promote Sleep and Relaxation


And, from Jack's Sunday Paper...

Subliminal Messages

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