Wednesday, February 24, 2010

February 24, 2010

Please dig deep and give generously to the
"Keep 'We Are the World' From Getting
Stuck in Skip's Head" Foundation.

Top of the Heap: 10 Helpful Websites You Have Never Heard Of


Top 10 Steak Grilling Tips

Here's an interesting way to sell clothing...

America's Drunkest Cities

50 Career Aptitude Tests

Upcoming Action Movies for the rest of 2010

A list of common misconceptions

Carbecuing : How to cook food on your car's engine

Find the character actor you've seen a zillion times but can't remember his name with That Guy

10 True Stories That Oughta Be Movies

10 People Who Give Christianity a Bad Name

Random Motivational Posters

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

February 17, 2010

I've heard that those plastic rings on six-packs
of soda cans are dangerous for waterfowl, but
I'm not sure I believe that. Regardless, does anyone
know how much I can get for a six-pack of ducks?

Top of the Heap:
There goes my diet. 18 Bacon-Wrapped Foods

NASA's Next Space Suit (and a Look Back at U.S. Space Suits)

For Jack and Luis - Top THIS: The CubeStormer robot is capable of solving any 3x3x3 Rubik’s cube combination in under 12 seconds

10 Interesting Websites

15 Dream Garages to Make a Man Drool

11 Great Moments in Math and Science Class History

How to Get Good Service at Restaurants

Oh, great. Now counting sheep DOESN'T help you fall asleep.

Merit Badges for Nerds

(Since I'm a little thin on websites this week...) Some Star Trek Stuff:
The 6 Most Ridiculous Alien Races

8 Starship Enterprise Facts Every Trekker Should Know

Trek's Cheesiest Classic Creatures

Top 10 Star Trek Inventions in Use Today

Star Trek Bloopers

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

February 10, 2010 (Valentine's Day Edition)

Note to self: When the minister says, "You may
now kiss the bride," he's talking to the groom.

Weird Things You Didn't Know About Valentine's Day

10 fabulous Valentine's Day gifts for your beloved geek

Looking for that perfect Valentine's Day Makeout Spot? Try this!

7 Things Not to Do on Valentine's Day

Making Valentines - A Tradition in America

8 Unusual Valentines Gifts

Unfortunate Valentine's Cards

For the Nerd in all of us: Scientist Valentines

February 10, 2010

My personal best last year was ending up in
Hollywood in the bed of a top movie starlet.
Down pillows, satin sheets -- it was dazzling.
Too bad *she* was overseas at the time,
but it still counts, doesn't it?

Top of the Heap: 23 Situations About to Go Horribly Awry

Imagine you could hang out with the Mythbusters. Or Bill Nye. Or Mr. Wizard. You can do the next best thing with the Geek Group

Now that finals week is over, here are 13 Tips for Prepping for Your Next Test

Has the Hubble spied asteroid-on-asteroid collision debris? (Either that, or a Klingon Bird of Prey)

Probably the Best Free Security List in the World

Gear Ring Is Like Mechanical Catnip to Nerds (Thanks, Jackie!)

Displax Can Turn Any Surface Into a Touchscreen (Thanks again, Jackpack)

Secret Rituals of American Idol Auditions

Nanocrowd - the Movie Search Engine

If your life were a popular movie, see where'd you'd appear

Job Interview Etiquette

Ever want to know what your state's official food is? Me neither.

11 Little-Known Grammatical Errors That Will Shock and Horrify You

Top 5 World News Websites Guaranteed Free From Censorship

Nineteen Tips for Cheering Yourself Up -- from 200 Years Ago

The Virtual Piano. 'Nuff said.

8 Foods That Will Hide Your Bad Breath

The Top 10 Tools for Finding Cool Stuff Nearby

Top 12 Sites to Watch Videos That Are Better Than YouTube

100 Coolest Science Experiments on YouTube

The Definitive Bike-Cleaning Guide

10 Tricks Casinos Use on You

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

February 3, 2010

Now, when we accuse a Third World dictator of
being the next Hitler, he could just be trying
to offer his citizens universal health care.

Top of the Heap: "We Didn't Start the Fire" - leave your sound on for this one (Thanks, Bardgal!)

Top of the Heap #2: Recipe of the Week: Baked Eggs in Bread Bowls. Yum.

How to Make It Out of a Hostage Situation (Alive)

Egg Watchers: The Egg Timer That Entertains You

Cool interactive map of the Solar System (tip o'the hat to Youngest Unmarried Son, Jack!)

The Scale of the Universe

In this week's "I-want-me-one-of-these" department: The V8 Soundracer (Thanks, Paul!)

Five Things You Didn't Know (about 2010)

A key-shaped pocket knife. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

Only press this during times of dire emergency

Six Insane Fan Theories That Actually Make Great Movies Better

How to Clean Your Computer Monitor

I'm thinking about doing this, so this may come in handy - How to Lease a New Car (and avoid getting scammed)

15 Ways to Resist High-Pressure Sales Tactics

Top 10 Cell Phones

5 Fun Things You Didn’t Know About the Super Bowl

100 Best Reference Sites for Science Students

Virtual Turnpike - Kinda like Google Maps, but more interactive (Tip o'the hat to Billy)

10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Harry Potter

You Know Who You Are: 100 Quotes Every Geek Should Know

- Skip ô¿ô