Wednesday, June 30, 2010

June 30, 2010

Who says the real estate market is down?
You wouldn't believe the incredible
deal I got on a beachfront timeshare
condo in Louisiana last week!

Top of the Heap: Why You Should Never Buy an Animal From a Pet Store

Internet Meme Hall of Fame: Flowcharts

Flying Car Gets Go-Ahead From US Air Authorities

Good for a few minutes of distraction - get the balls into orbit (or opposite orbits) with Nuve

The 10 Most Important Things They Didn't Teach You in School

4 Ways to Find Out the Name of That Elusive Song

Steve Martin’s Tour Rider

Keep your car going by following this auto repair maintenance schedule

How to buy video editing software,2817,2365581,00.asp

How to stop your loved ones from texting while driving

The first assembly lines at the Ford Motor Plant (Thanks, Barridawn!)!/skiptucker

OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - Rube Goldberg Machine version (Thanks, Bardgal!)

10 ways to find more pleasure every day

Five Real-time Search Engines for You to Try

Google Voice Tricks

Steak-Grilling Myths

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

June 23, 2010

If *I* owned an airline, I think I'd put another
airline's name and logo on the life vests.

Top of the Heap:
10 Amazing Tricks to Play With Your Brain

Baking Powder vs. Baking Soda

The Tugo. Something ELSE I wish I'd thought of first

5 Ridiculous Gun Myths Everyone Believes (Thanks to the Movies)

Cool Zip Code Finder

10 Unforgettable TV Show Intros

Road trip! Here are 10 Wacky Summer Festivals to enjoy

Interactive Map - Where Americans Are Moving

Summer Gadget Guide

6 Time Travel Realities Doc Brown Didn't Warn Us About

Find local events to attend at Eventful

More Android Apps

Toy Story 3 Easter Egg Guide

10 Essential Homemade Survival Items

Ten Things You Can Do With Wolfram Alpha (to make you look like the smartest person in the room)

Ten Tiny and Amazing Mac Apps (you've never heard of)

15 People You Hate Watching Games With

Five Effective DIY Alternatives to Running an Air Conditioner

10 Ways the iPad Will Forever Change Education

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

June 16, 2010

I just got this "Road Runner: Raw" DVD and you
would not believe the filthy stuff this bird says
to egg on the coyote. Of course in the standard
censored version all you ever hear is "beep beep."

Top of the Heap:
The White Man's Soul Food: The 37 (or so) Ingredients in a Twinkie

Interactive World Cup 2010 Schedule

22 Fictional Characters Whose Names You (Probably) Don’t Know

10 Far Out Father's Day Gifts

Another 10 Far-Out Father's Day Gifts

Not THAT old chestnut: Man Forced to Marry Cow Faints During Ceremony. Then it gets weird.

An article which includes links to web sites that allow you to comparison shop for health care

Just in time for Summer: The 10 Best Travel Secrets

Related - Top 10 Strategies for Surviving Airports and Airplanes

The Definitive Guide to Finding Free Wi-Fi

You ever wonder whatever happened to the cast of ALF? Me neither.

33 absolute online time-wasters that will eat up your time and spit it out like a carnivorous animal

Steep It - the simplest internet tea timer, ever

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

June 9, 2010

The thing about writing stuff for the Website Wednesday
tagline while sitting on a high-tech toilet is that everyone
knows the exact MMMMMOOOOment the bidet hits you.

Top of the Heap:
Incredibly cool Web Catalog from the Dutch (let it load and watch what happens) (Thanks, Debb!)

Ever wonder what would happen if an Alka Seltzer tablet was added to a ball of water in zero-G? Me neither.

The Top 1000 Visited Sites on the Internets (I'm thinking the House of Chaos must've been number 1001...)

Ah HAH! Take THAT, iPhone elitists (Tally). 10 Things the Android Does Better Than the iPhone

Top 10 Dangerously Addictive Games

The Top 10 Codes You're Not Meant To Know

Weird, Out-of-the-Ordinary Scholarships

Oh, lovely. Just when you thought it was safe to play in the yard... be on the lookout for bottle bombs

Visual Recipes has recipes with step-by-step photos

Want to be in the movies? Here's How to Be an Extra

Something I've been trying to do for YEARS: How to Make the Perfect Omelette

Secrets of Disneyland

How to make Windows leaner, cleaner and faster

See a giant Pacific Octopus on the OctoCam (best viewing at night, since they're nocturnal) (Thanks, Pat!)

Let NASA take your Face into Space

Rid Your Lawn of Cows, Tigers, and Other Unwanted Pests (Thanks, Ken!)

and, finally...

Did Sarah Palin Buy Herself a Couple of Luxury Items?

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

June 2, 2010

They say you should never raise your
hand to your children, but how else am I
supposed to request permission to speak?

Top of the Heap:
The 50 Worst Inventions of All Time (Tip O'the Hat to Uncle Mel!),32232,1991915_1991909_1991902,00.html

One More Top of the Heap: Next Tuesday is No Plastic Day - intended to bring awareness of the over-consumption of disposable plastic goods

You'll never be as cool as these 25 Cool Guitars

10 Non-Photoshopped images that will warp your mind

10 Most Bizarre Sounds You've Probably Never Heard

The Japanese plan to have robots build a Moon base - for ROBOTS. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

100 Things You Didn't Know About "The Empire Strikes Back"

The Most Detailed Image of Our Galaxy Ever Taken

Rocket-Powered Motorcycles of the Past, Present and Future (Thanks, Ken!)

Virtual Tour of the Wailing Wall (Thanks, George)

14 Useful Tools For Your Kitchen

Top 10 Most Downloaded Student Tools

Classic Film Guide

Time-Lapse Satellite View of the Growing Oil Spill