Wednesday, March 31, 2010

March 31, 2010

It seems like just yesterday I was vowing to not
make any more jokes about short-term memory loss.

Top of the Heap:
Top 100 April Fools Pranks and Gadgets

Moogaloop. WOW! (Thanks, Billy)

Evolution of the International Space Station (tip o'the hat to Debb!)

The 10 Most Creative Uses for BACON!

8 Foods That Fight Stress

The A to Z of Awesomeness

10 of the Greatest Magic Tricks Ever

How to find the best chocolate, bar none!

23 Things to Do With a Thumb Drive

Psst... wanna skip annoying phone trees for hundreds of companies' 800 numbers and connect direct? Try Fonolo

The Most Badass Alphabet, EVER!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

March 24, 2010

I would like written on my tombstone: "He was a wanderer and
a thinker who acquired knowledge as vast as the worlds he traveled",
instead of the more probable "We told him it wouldn't work."

Top of the Heap:
The Coolest House I've Ever Seen

Browse and compare information about different colleges regarding affordability, diversity, and student success

12 Hiking Gizmos That Make Climbing Everest Easy

How to Make Potato Chips in the Microwave (I tried this... add a minute if the chips aren't paper-thin)

The 10 Most Devastating Earthquakes of All Time (thanks, Ashley!)

The Best Jobs in America

Try your hand at flame painting

Tricks to keep your phone's battery going and going ..

How to Turn Your Nintendo DS Into an MP3 Player

20 Annoyingly Creative Alarm Clocks

How to Track and Locate a Cell Phone

Have a favorite author? Gnooks will find others you might like

Christoph Neimann of the NY Times draws maps that illustrate concepts that aren't maps

Some different sides of Darth Vader

Brangelina photo

Why is the sky blue? Is it possible to go faster than the speed of light? Find out the answers at Usenet Physics FAQ

Where The Locals Eat- a guide to the best restaurants in the country

7 tips and tricks to be a master at Farmville on Facebook

How much should you eat? Here's a portion control cheat sheet

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Troops - I'm an idiot. I'm on a week-long business trip, and I totally spaced out on Sunday and left for the airport without my computer.

I'll make it up to you next week. I'll either have TWO postings, or one HUGE one.

In the meantime, check out the postings on the home page!



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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

March 10, 2010

A recent German study found that regular physical
activity improved cognitive function in the elderly.
When I get old, I am so totally moving to Germany!

Top of the Heap:
A Bushel of Facts About the Uniqueness of Human Pubic Hair

Along that same line - 50 Incredibly Weird Facts About the Human Body

8 Things Your Phone Will (Probably) Replace

100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars

40 Best Social Sites for Science Geeks (Thanks, Carolyn!)

100 Amazing Videos for Teaching and Studying Physics

Ten Common Myths About Happiness

Lose your cell phone charger? Here's how to replace it for free

10 Wonders of the World You (Probably) Don't Know About

Second Rate Snacks presents knock-offs of brand name food products

10 Things Your College Professor Won't Tell You

Urinals With Views

Interesting for a couple of minutes: The Yahoo Yodelizer

Airline travel doesn't HAVE to be grueling. Here are 10 Awesome Airline Perks

Amazing Memory Hacks to Maximize Your Brain

Feeling ripped off? Well no duh! Here are the top dozen ripoffs in America

10 Stupid Inventions (I actually kind of LIKE the last one...)

By the way, last week was National Procrastination Week

The Top 4 Websites for the Cigar Aficionado

Add odd effects to your photos at PicFast

(For Jack) The 30 Best Websites to Download Free eBooks

24 Secret Restaurant Menu Items Revealed

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

March 3, 2010

Always take time to stop and smell the roses.
Except for *Pete* Rose -- something tells me
that wouldn't be too pleasant an experience.

Top of the Heap:
In the "Thinning-Out-the-Herd" department...

Muppet Cleavage ad axed in Colorado Springs

Remember the old "Line Rider" online game? Here's the newest incarnation (thanks, Jack!)

Cookies for your inner geek

How to Ditch Cable and Watch TV Shows Online

Little-known second verses of children's songs

The Indisputable Inter-Age Rule for Dating

The only complete Swiss Army Knife

8 Online Guides to the Best and Worst Movies of All Time