Wednesday, September 29, 2010

September 29, 2010

That sensitivity-in-the-workplace seminar my boss made me attend would have been a total bore had the instructor not possessed such absolutely enormous hooters.

Top of the Heap:
The "Lie to Me" Lie Detection Tests

Ten things that aren't free - but should be (and how to get them for free anyway)

See all new stuff from Google in one place at Google New

See if you can jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with this iPhone and iTouch Jailbreak/Unlock Matrix

10 Dead Simple Gmail Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Great idea - a Bicycle Monorail

Addicting (and frustrating) Game of the Week - Bloxorz

Everything you wanted to know about the amenities in around hundreds of airports is at Airport Guides

10 Words That Can't Be Translated Into English

Enter several address and Route4Me will find the best route to hit them all. Seems great for a bunch of errands

10 Coolest Kitchen Gadgets (I used to have #6)

Have an aquarium? Check out FishProfiles for tons of info on fish and aquaria and the care of both

5 Absurd (But Mind Blowing) Pop Culture Conspiracy Theories

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

September 22, 2010

I like to think of myself as a do-it-yourselfer.
Not a do-it-MYselfer; a do-it-YOUR-selfer.

Top of the Heap: Around the Solar System

Wanna buy a Stargate?

Firefly Star Jewel Staite Reveals How the Show Should Have Ended

Bill Murray turned 60 yesterday. Celebrate with 60 Bill Murray Facts

6 New Spy Technologies You Literally Can't Hide From

Airport Security Checkpoint Wait Times

10 Reasons Why Everybody Hates Kanye West (some NSFW language)

Pluto (recently downgraded to a Mickey Mouse Planet) has 14 new neighbors

A stunning 3-minute animation of life inside a cell (action starts around 6:50)

First complete topographic map of the moon

7 Features Facebook Should Integrate Into Its Next-Gen Product

10 Coolest Mac OS X Apps You Might Not Know About

Search the archives of Ask a Scientist to find neat science info

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

September 15, 2010

Proposal for resolving the "paper defeats rock" controversy:
Eliminate paper, rock and scissors altogether, and replace
them with the following more realistic hierarchy: intercontinental
ballistic missile -– pellet gun -– mouse chewing on power cord.

Top of the Heap: The Next 5 Years in Social Media

Classes Every College Student Dreads

Search for specific colleges to see how solid their curriculum is at What Will They Learn?

Seven Sites to Help Students Choose and Apply to Colleges

In the "Why-the-Hell-didn't-I-Think-Of-That-First" department - 10 Bizarre Business Ideas that Made Millionaires

Pick a year and let the YouTube Time Machine take you down memory lane

Listen to nature sounds around the world at the Wild Sanctuary map

Will There Be Klingons? Director J.J. Abrams and Writers Talk Star Trek 2

Find everything you wanted to know about playing cards at (aptly named) World of Playing Cards

5 Annoying Trends That Make Every Movie Look the Same

Listen to full music albums before you buy them with MusicLink

Nicholas Cage as EVERYONE!

13 chefs' secrets for the perfect breakfast

Compose your own Blues song (sorta)

The Top 8 Unanswered Questions in Television

Saturday Night Live: The Board Game

11 Artists Who Wouldn't Give Weird All Permission For a Parody

Six Fictional Stories You Were Taught in History Class

When Food Attacks! (Thanks, Ken!)

25 Best Nutrition Secrets (What?? Nothing about bacon?)

Interactive Map of Middle Earth,4.9648438,-0.8183594,-1.9824219,l,

Scientists teach robots how to trick humans. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

September 8, 2010

My life kind of resembles Forrest Gump's life,
except that I haven't met any famous people, struck
it rich or had any major accomplishments.
I guess all I'm saying is that I, too, once drank
so much Dr. Pepper that I had to pee really bad.

Top of the Heap: A free tool to play nature sounds for reading, meditating or just having fun

Hysterical Stand-Up Rabbi (Thanks, George!)

It's getting close to that time - here are the voter registration deadlines for all 50 states

Interesting: Arthur C. Clarke predicting the future in 1964

The Biology of Getting Drunk

5 Mind Blowing Ways Your Memory Plays Tricks on You

Treat Your Fingers to the Best of Both Worlds with a Modded USB Typewriter

What happened in your birth year? (In MINE? Let's see... fire was invented, the earth started cooling...)

Create your own newspaper

If you're a Trekkie/Trekker with an hour to kill, check out this HILARIOUS two-part review of Star Trek (WARNING: some NSFW language) (part one) (part 2)

The Top 10 Facebook Pages

20 Experiences to Have Before You Die

Tips for Finding the Best Airfare Deals Online

Release your inner artist

Websites We Can't Believe Actually Exist

Entertaining 404 Error Pages

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

September 1, 2010

This little piggy est allé au supermarche.
This little piggy se repose a la maison.
This little piggy mange le roti du boeuf.
This little piggy ne mange rien.
And this little piggy went
"Oui! Oui! Oui!" all the way home!

Top of the Heap: Time Magazine's 50 Best Websites of 2010 (as usual, Skip's House of Chaos must've been #51. Again.),29569,2012721,00.html

Another Top of the Heap:
Ten Clips of Jon Stewart Destroying Fox News

Tips on Tipping Everyone from Your Pizza Guy to Your Sherpa

Never warp your brain with Time Zone math again

Hate her (or his) guts? Say it with dead flowers

Fried Beer. That is all. God bless America

Expedition Titanic is a free website that lets you explore and watch Titanic wreckage footage entirely through your web browser

The 6 Coolest Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants (Thanky, Tally)

Incredible scale model of the Solar System