Wednesday, June 29, 2011

June 29, 2011

             Perhaps I'm just not worldly enough, but I have
             yet to meet a rancher I would describe as "jolly."

Top of the Heap:   This is AWESOME! converts your Facebook feed into an Excel format

A Different Look at Common Things

Proof that we're pretty much close to Armageddon:  Deep Fried Kool-Aid Balls.

17 Fascinating Facts You Might Not Know about the TV Series Bonanza

Miss your hometown newspaper?  Odds are it's on the Newspaper Map

How to Eat When You're Really Broke

TSIA:  Animals Being Dicks  (silly .gifs of ... well, animals being dicks)

Five Movie Fan Theories That Make More Sense Than the Movie

Actual News Headlines versus Fair and Balanced Fox News Headlines

The Top 10 Most Extreme Substances

I think I sat next to this guy on a plane once - the World's Smelliest Man

Did you buy Rice Krispies or Coca Krispies between June 1, 2009 and March 1, 2010? Collect your $15

8 Easy Ways for "Two and a Half Men" to Kill off Charlie Sheen

Go the F*ck to Sleep “not funny” says humorless person

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

June 22, 2011

                                   I remember this one night in college...
                                The rest of it is pretty much a blur, though.

Top of the Heap:   Eldest Unmarried Son William has his high school commencement today.  In honor of that, here are some Debunked Commencement Clichés

Another Top of the Heap:   In the market for a new gadget? Decide helps you decide whether to buy or wait

In point of fact, *I* actually did a commencement speech - on cliches, no less.

Something's happening tomorrow in the Harry Potter universe.  Here's the Countdown Clock

Six Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain

40 Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students

Play with gravity... should keep you entertained for a few minutes...

The 16 Most Baffling Pieces of Official Merchandise Ever

78 Photography Rules for Complete Idiots

10 Ad Campaigns That Backfired

The 10,000 Year Clock

Oh, THIS should go over well with the Fear-of-Flying crowd - Airbus designs a See-Through Plane
            (SKIPNOTE:  This looks awesome!)

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

June 15, 2011

                                After exhaustive theological research culminating at
                                4am today, I have reached the confirmed conclusion
                                that there is a Special Hell reserved for those who
                                leave the hotel shower head on the "shoot-ice-water-
                                into-the-face-of-next-dude-in-this-room" setting.

Top of the Heap:   The Best Gadgets of 2011

Mmmmm, bacon!  Denny's Bacon Cam

10 Ways Our Minds Warp Time

Why I Love and Hate Having a Smart Phone

How to Screw with Car Salesmen (and Get a Better Deal).

Bus Stop Boogie Boy. This is how he waits for the bus, every day.

Here's the cheesy anti-union video all Target employees have to watch

Here's the Best Free Anonymous Surfing Service

What to Say to Someone Who's Sick

How would you like to have a doll, er, action figure with your own face?

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

June 8, 2011

                               Growing up, I had great difficulty
                            concentrating on saying the alphabet.
                          After special classes and several doctor
                         visits, I was diagnosed with ABCDADHD.

Top of the Heap:   50 Things Every Graphic Design Student Should Know (and most of 'em apply to all of us)

Four "Facts" That Have Changed Since You Were in School

Photo Gallery - Passport vs. Reality

8 Animals With Wild Superpowers That Would Make Superman Jealous

The Sarah Palin Idiocy Tour Continues...

Related - Jon Stewart's Pizza Rant - I plotzed.

Still Related:  Margaret Thatcher to Sarah Palin: Don't Bother Dropping By

23 R-Rated Scenes Cut From Classic Kids Movies

Kristin Dunst vs. Her Parents.  Wow.  Just wow.

Some fun apps in 10 Ways to Tell if You're an iPhone Application Junkie

The 6 Most WTF Moments From Shakespeare Plays

Ninety Gaffes in Ninety Years - the Wit and Wisdom That is Prince Charles

Behind the Scenes of Classic Films

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

June 1, 2011

   I once shot an elephant in my pajamas.
   Unlike Groucho Marx, though, I know
   *exactly* what he was doing in my 
   pajamas.  However, under the numerous
   terms of the plea bargain, the circus 
   doesn't want me talking about it.
Top of the Heap:  10 Things You Ought to Know

The Top 10 Finalists in the Illusion of the Year Contest

Create and explore a virtual museum of yourself (through your Facebook profile) in The Museum of Me (Thanks, Melinder!)

Six Civil War Myths Everyone Believes (That Are Total S.S.)

Creepy, Crusty, Crumbling: Illegal Tour of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans  (Thanks, Jack!)

Addicting (and most pointless) Game of the Week - Ball Droppings

Herschel, the Magnificent Jew   (Thanks, George!)

7 of the most subtly depressing sitcom premises of all-time

9 Road Signs for Life

7 Insane Easter Eggs Hidden in Movies and TV Shows

The 6 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Owning a Motorcycle

14 Facts You Might Not Know About The Addams Family

The Top 10 Myths About the Brain

The Most Complete 3D Map of the Universe.  So Far.

Ninety Gaffes in Ninety Years - The Wit and Wisdom of Prince Phillip

The Hobbit
release dates, titles announced
Literally Unbelievable.  Stories from The Onion as interpreted by Facebook

Noooooooooo!!! Hangover Part II writer hired to write Part III

    ...and finally...

Double the Fun? Coachella 2012 Will Span Two Weekends