Wednesday, July 27, 2011

July 27, 2011

  The Olive Garden's ads say, "When you're here, you're 
   family."  That's so true.  My family can't cook either. 
Top of the Heap:  Famous Movie Quotes as if Spoken by a Proper Englishman  (Funny!)

21 Things You Probably Didn't Think eHow Could Teach You

10 Deleted Scenes That Would've Ruined the Film

The "Most Pointless Game of the Week" - Boohbah! (Thanks, Jack.  I think.)

Divers’ faces frozen in action at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai

Find out how many English words know with Test Your Vocabulary

For the pirate in you - create your own Jolly Roger flag with the Skull Generator

Turns out that Pluto (which was recently downgraded to a Mickey Mouse planet) has a fourth moon

For my fellow scuba enthusiasts:  10 Bizarre Underwater Events

There's No Lack of Stupidity in Sports

The Big Lebowski bungalow for sale. Rug sold separately.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

July 20, 2011

  Every once in a while I stop and think, 
                "I know you can read my thoughts."  
                      You know. Just in case. 
Top of the Heap:   Incredibly cool 360° panoramic picture of the Space Shuttle Discovery's flight deck

Another Top of the Heap:   The Top 100 Images taken from the Hubble Space Telescope

Top 10 Real World Easter Eggs and Cheat Codes

10 Fascinating Facts About Phone Numbers

Got a hangover?  Try a bacon sandwich!

15 Foods That Could Survive the Apocalypse

The Top 10 Invented Languages (Gee, just guess which clocked in at number one)

Over this past weekend NASA's Dawn became the first spacecraft to orbit a main-belt asteroid (Thanks, Kevin)

  Students create a Jedi Robot that can duel humans. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

Take a guess what rating Rotten Tomatoes gave Sarah Palin's film The Undefeated.  Go ahead.  Guess.

7 Strange Ways Harry Potter is Now Real

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

July 13, 2011

  It occurs to me that the phrase "righty tighty,
  lefty loosey" applies equally well to politics.

Top of the Heap:   The 13 Most Common Brain Farts

Do You Remember These? (Then you're freakin' OLD!)

How to Make Everything OK

People who were banned from Saturday Night Live

Mmmm, artery-clogging goodness with turtle burgers

7 "Ancient" Forms of Mysticism That Are Recent Inventions

"One of the biggest challenges you're gonna face in your life is how to fold a fitted sheet..."  Yup.

A collection of Drinking Games (the only ones I can remember are "Cardinal Puff" and "Fuzzy Duck")

What do engineers do when they get bored?  Create an EXCELLENT Rube Goldberg machine! (Thanks, Billy!)

Yet another one from my right-wing love muffin Billy - a Century of Sports

6 Lies About the Human Body You Learned in Kindergarten

10 Cheap Date Ideas She’ll Actually Love.  Hmmmm.

The Harry Potter Corn Maze (Maize Maze?)

Related: the Hogwarts Cake, created for the New York premiere of ...  well, you know....

New video of the tsunami in Japan... coming straight toward you!  (Thanks, Billy!)

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

July 6, 2011

  How come those fans that move their 
  heads back and forth are "oscillating," 
  but when I watch tennis I have to say 
  I'm "moving my head back and forth?" 
          Hey, I'm a fan, too. 

Top of the Heap:   7 Pieces of Good News Nobody is Reporting

Where are YOU going to be on Monday, August 21, 2017?  I, for one, will be in the path of the next Solar Eclipse

A 360° zoomable panoramic view of Paris (Thanks, Jack!)

The Science of Pie.  Mmmmm, pie.

Dunno how to explain Twisted Sifter - just a pretty cool site and worth a visit or two

Almost Cast:  Who Lost Iconic Roles?

The One Billion Dollars That Nobody Wants (Well, hell.... I'll take it if nobody else wants it!)

Night vision contact lenses?    Forget that.  When are they gonna invent contact binoculars for the beach?

5 Acts of Nature
That Rearranged the Face of the Planet

Michelle Bachman - Try Not to Laugh

Qwiki is an Interesting new search engine

Looking for an exotic adventure locale for your next vacation?  Try The Cool Hunter

Vampires, A to Z

Explaining the Psychology of Comfort Food

This Saturday, the date being 7-9-11, is Odd Day

Have you ever wondered what's living in your belly button?  Me neither.