Wednesday, May 25, 2011

May 25, 2011

  I need to hire an editor.
  Not just for what I write,
  but to follow me around
  all day and let me know
        when I sound like a total moron
Top of the Heap:  I know funny, and this is funny - Minor Differences (in 3 parts - some NSFW)

Scientists teach robots to create their own spoken language.  What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

Coffee cuts risk of prostate cancer.  I will never die.

The CDC has tips on being prepared for the onslaught of the upcoming zombie apocalypse

Six Intimate Details You Can Tell Just By Looking at Someone

A Welcome Mat for (Math) Geeks

The 100 Worst Senior Portraits Of All Time

MacRecipes is a database of all the hacks in all the episodes of the TV series MacGyver.

7 Memorable Commencement Addresses  (mine must've been #8...)

The Family Radio website has undergone a few slight tweaks

Seven Basic Tips for Horny Politicians

If the dog ate your homework, read this,0,2780276.story

The 50 Best Celebrity Prom Pictures

Top 10 Photography Hacks

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011

              They say you can't tame a wild rose.  That's probably true.
         And even if you could, the only trick you could teach it would be "stay."  
Top of the Heap:  A Sliding Scale of the Universe (and everything in it)

Another Top of the Heap:  Scientists Cure Cancer (but no one takes notice)

I, for one, welcome our new alien overlords.  Scientists discover habitable, Earth-like planet

Don't try this at home (Thanks, Billy!)

The 10 Best Hobbies to Boost Your Career

Places, Things and Streets Have Your Name

10 Products Designed for Lazy People

6 Types of Purchases You Should Always Charge on Your Credit Card

Something close to home...  How to Haggle Like Your Old Man

Six Classic Movies You (Probably) Didn't Know Were Remakes

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011

         I think future historians will date the fall of 
      Western Civilization from the decision to put 
 artificial nipples on the mannequins at J.C. Penney.     
Top of the Heap:  The Photopic Sky Survey is a 5,000 megapixel photograph of the entire night sky stitched together from 37,440 exposures.

Another Top of the Heap:  Amazing animation of Capt. Sully's landing of Flight 1549 in the Hudson River (Thanks, Kevin!)

Here's something that should keep you entertained for awhile - over 1,030 "Did You Know?" facts

Camera got swiped?  Track it down with the Stolen Camera Finder

Warning Signs for Awkward Moments

20 Unique and Creative Ice Cube Trays

7 Foods That Make Your Poop Change Color

How to Write a Popular Song and Make Millions

The Mighty Elvis Mobile (Thankyouverymuch)

The Color Test  (Thanks, Debb!)

The Playboy Club Bunny Manual

15 Fascinating Facts About Salt

10 Internet Sites for Stay at Home Dads

Online binary clock

25 Facts you might not know about The Dukes of Hazzard

Live Abbey Road Webcam

South Park creator's "Book of Mormon" Broadway show up for free listening on NPR (some parts NSFW)

  Beautifuland Terrifying - When We Tested Nuclear Bombs

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

April 6, 2011

          I don't care how cuddly and adorable they are,
          until they come up with a breed of alien that
            doesn't lay eggs on your face and explode
            out of your abdomen, I'm not getting one.
Top of the Heap:  Apply for your free trip into space with Virgin Galactic

Move over, Harry Potter - scientists are edging ever closer to the magic of an invisibility cloak

12 American Ghost Towns

Create your own clay avatar

Memidex is a free online dictionary and thesaurus

The World's Largest Indoor Photo - 40 thousand megapixels!

I knew it!  I KNEW it!  Caffeine can make us HEALTHY!

The kids and their music these days. posts 4 to 8 dubstep underground and mainstream songs (with video) every day

7 Basic Things You Won't Believe You Are All Doing Wrong

So cool - underwater dive charts for Southern California (Thanks, X!)

8 once-amazing sci-fi devices now inferior to real-life gadgets