Wednesday, August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011

		The 5.9 earthquake that rattled the East
		Coast has been reportedly linked to all
		of our Founding Fathers simultaneously 
		rolling over in their graves. 

Top of the Heap:  Real-Life Superheros

10 TV Characters Who Saved Their Shows (sort of)

Liven up a party (and perhaps cause a couple of coronaries) with Airswimmers! (Thanks, Susie!)

A Guide to Being an Amateur Wine Snob

The Terror That Will Never End: talks are underway for a "Sex and the City 3" - No-o-o-o-o-o-o!!!

On a somewhat related (but not as horrible) note, Ridley Scott has agreed to direct and produce a new Blade Runner film

21 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped

Lady Gaga set to guest star on The Simpsons.

Lock September 19 into your schedule for the Comedy Central "Roast of Charlie Sheen."

Movie Titles in Movies, Part 1 and Part 2 and here and here

Can't make it to your friend's wedding?  Beam yourself to their iPad

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

August 17, 2011

		My detractors accuse me of making up stuff just to avoid 
		criticism,.  I think that's just a load of runoidious palokey.  
Top of the Heap:  Pretty cool:  The (Interactive) Titanic Taxonomy of Wrestler Names

Tired of your job?  Here are 10 High-Paying Jobs That Aren’t Worth It

Museums not really your thing?  Try one of these 10 Delightfully Weird Museums

A blast from the past: TV Intros from the 1940's to today

New drug may be able to cure all viral infections

I, for one, welcome our new alien overlords.  SETI is back in business

Speaking of the Final Frontier, Virgin Galactic picks first pilot of commercial space fleet

I don't know, I liked one or two of the Worst Summer Movie Sequels.  But mostly they just sucked.

10 Beautiful Urban Parks on Earth

Test your reaction time and tranquilize sheep at the same time!

Groovy, baby!  Austin Powers 4 (and by extension, Dr. Evil!) is coming!

10 Hilarious Ways to Answer Your Phone

11 Cheery Songs That Are Actually Depressing

Wacky Sci-Fi Laws

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

August 10, 2011

		I was just trying to be efficient.  Listen, if the people
		in my doctor's waiting room are going to get so upset
		about it, they should put up a sign that says, "Please 
		wait until entering the examination room before disrobing." 
Top of the Heap:  You just got Reichrolled!  I... just... PLOTZED!   (Thanks, Wills!  Good luck on your journey, pal!)

I've had it with voice activated help  (Amen.)

5 Things You Didn't Know About the TV Show Cops

Salt Water on Mars?  (Thanks, Kevin!)

New hi-tech goggles convert visual data into sound

Penny Coyne - broadcaster turned fundraiser

I, for one, welcome our new cookie-baking robot overlords

6 Famously Terrible Movies That Were Almost Awesome

Tents That Turn Into Concrete  (Thanks, Kevin!)

Interesting Banana Facts and Uses

GOP gripes about Bachmann's Crazy-Eyes pic, so Newsweek releases outtakes showing she always looks like that

SHUT. DOWN. EVERYTHING: Rep. Barney Frank farts during live interview

NASA discovers that humans evolved from aliens or something

"Play Monopoly, Lose a Friend." 11 Board Games Most Likely to Spark Actual Fights

Meet the man who lives in a 78 sq.ft. apartment in Midtown Manhattan

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

August 3, 2011

  I dream of getting married to a "girl next door" type.  Coincidentally,
  my other dream is that I live next door to the Playboy Mansion.

Top of the Heap:  11 Incredibly Satisfying Simple Pleasures

How To Use Two Google Accounts at the Same Time (in the Same Browser)

Basic Self-Defense Moves Anyone Can Do (and Everyone Should Know)

The Flexible Phone of the (not-too-distant) Future

5 Classic Movies That Seemed Like Terrible Ideas at the Time

Trojan Asteroid Stalking Earth.  What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

Here’s something you don’t have to think about. Just move your mouse around and enjoy

We don't have 'em all in California, but we don't miss many: Man Attempts Surgery With Butter Knife  (Thanks, Ivan!)

Addicting Game of the Week: All We Need is Brain (Tip O'the Hat to BFF Donna)

Confirmed: Charlie Sheen’s Two and a Half Men character is dead