Wednesday, May 26, 2010

May 26, 2010

I read today that they're making
a "Planet of the Apes" prequel.
Technically speaking, isn't *every*
film a "Planet of the Apes" prequel?

Top of the Heap:
Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegiance

For those of you who care: 100 Things We'll Miss About "Lost"

Addicting Game of the Week - Breakout

This is pretty cool - 250 Walt Disney Characters

10 Celebrities You Think Are Dead (but aren't)

10 Futuristic Technologies That Don't Exist (yet)

50 Fun Jobs That Don't Require You to Grow Up

Find cheap flights, hotels and other travel-related deals at Sprice

Resources to do a background check on (cough) yourself

Things You Cannot Unsee

Mighty Optical Illusions

Speaking of which, Sharks can (kinda sorta) become invisible. EVERYBODY (kinda sorta) PANIC.

America's Top 10 Road Trips

A Savvy Traveler's Guide to Vacationing Abroad

And... a couple of gems from Youngest Unmarried Son Jack:

Just to put things into perspective...

Liquid Mountaineering

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

May 19, 2010

I bet more kids would sign up for the debate team in high school
if they only knew how vital it would be in kicking total ASS during
lunch-hour pop culture arguments in the Best Buy breakroom someday.

Top of the Heap: The Dealmap - best local deals, coupons and discounts from all over the freakin WORLD!

Yet Another Top of the Heap:
Use the Facebook Privacy Scanner bookmarklet to see how exposed you are on Facebook

Good morning, beautiful bacon!

10 Must Have Camping Tools for Nerds

6 Absurd Gender Stereotypes (That Science Says Are True)

Sheriff Joe Arpaio's 10 Craziest Moments

Wedding Dress Revenge

6 Things You Should Know Before Buying an iPad

10 Phrases That Can Sink Your Resume

Optical Illusion of the Week: Motion Induced Blindness

10 Amazing Phenomenon of a Normal Human Mind (I think they meant "Phenomena," but I nitpick....)

Awesome collection of free reference sites

13 Unusual Flip-Flops

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

May 12, 2010

In biblical times, if you loved your wife,
you'd let her ride your ass all day.
I guess some things never change.

Top of the Heap: Will They Build It? Cold Stone Creamery's "Every Topping Under the Sun-dae"

28 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Traveling

Incredible, interactive 360° view of the Sistine Chapel (Thanks, Debb!)

Your Iron Man 2 Character Primer

The Art of Sandwiches

15 Fascinating Facts About Your Dreams

See if taking combining a drug with something will cause problems at MedHelp Drug Interaction Checker

Extract text out of any image with Free OCR

Bender Converter downloads and converts online videos for free

5 Silly Initiation Rituals of Famous Sinister Organizations

Top 10 Secrets of Effective Liars

Best and worst hotels for Wi-Fi

10 Worst Travel Rip-offs and How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

May 5, 2010

I lie awake some nights worried about the
state of the world, with its ever-encroaching
slate of inescapable problems. Bad as that
is, it sure beats the hell out of the other
nights, when I lie awake wondering if zombie
chickens would think humans taste like them.

Top of the Heap: NOW we're cookin' - Homemade Pop Tarts! Mmmmmm, Pop Tarts!

60 Insider Secrets to College Admissions

15 Dorm Room Essentials You Didn't Know You Needed

The Breathing Circle - a tool for combating stress, anxiety and panic attacks


7 Astounding Beach Scenes

Explore U.S. Government Data About Your Community With "This We Know"

10 "Bad" Foods That Are Actually Good For You

A brilliant innovation - the bullet train that never stops

10 Fun Gadgets That'll Freak Out Your Guests

Hear, hear. "PowerPoint Makes Us Stupid"

6 True Stories About Disneyland They Don't Want You to Know

Rats! Yet ANOTHER year that I didn't make the list for the 10 Highest Paid Public Speakers in the World

Instructions on how to delete your account from social networks, shopping sites, etc.

Funny Motivational Posters

Culture Crossing is a large collection of customs and etiquette guides for different countries

15 Little-Known Geek/Nerd Holidays and Observances

The Top 10 Things You Didn't Know Google Maps Could Do

I'm trying to decide if this is cool or not... every location on earth simplified to one word/phrase

In your lifetime you will...

Stephen Hawking on How to Build a Time Machine

Mind-boggling 45-gigapixel panorama of Dubai is world’s largest, zoomable “down to girl in bikini.”

24 Mind-Blowing Money Illusions