Wednesday, December 28, 2011

December 28, 2011

  So, there I was, standing in the middle of the southbound 
  I-5 during rush hour, wearing nothing but an inner tube, 
  a tutu, my fireman's hat and some dress socks, and 
  clutching a bazooka.  I thought to myself, "Hey! I'm 
  dealing *so much better* with holiday stress this year!"

Top of the Heap:  The Patriot Riders certainly have MY "unwavering respect"

Washing out that potential hire because of a visible tattoo?  Might want to think again(Thanks, Jack!)

Thanks to Homeland Security grants, local police departments are as well-armed as military units. What could possibly go wrong?

10 Cool Things The U.S. Government Spent Money On In 2011

Youngest Unmarried Son Jack sent me this link to this Dance-Activated Video

SOPA Could Destroy the Internet
As We Know It (Not a joke, troops... this is serious)

Stressed? Here's how to make everything OK

STILL stressed?  Try some colors

The 18 Most Annoying Golf Partners

In the "why-didn't-I-think-of-that?" category, the Power Stick  (Thanks, Debb!)

An illuminating list of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) Supporters and Opponents

Okay, time for some of the "Best of the Year" lists:

The Top 20 Movies of 2011

Facebook's Top 10 Lists for the year

The Top 30 Android Apps and Games

The Top Apps for Your iPad and iPhone

Top 24 Deep Space Pictures of 2011.

The 4 biggest scientific breakthroughs of 2011.


The Best and the Worst of Everything in 2011

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

December 21, 2011

  I'm thinking that, even though gold, frankincense 
  and myrrh are all pretty nice gifts, Jesus couldn't 
  have been all that happy when the wise men told 
  him they were for both his birthday *and* Christmas.

Top of the Heap:  Track Santa through NORAD

My good friend Tim (I-taught-him-everything-he-knows) Hunter wrote and produced a Christmas video! (Tim's the one with Santa at 1:59)

I met the writer/producer/star of "Keeping Up With the KarTRASHians" at a party this past week.  It's hysterical (and somewhat NSFW)

Universal Studios Los Angeles is getting its own Harry Potter attraction! (Suck on THAT, Orlando!)

10 Nifty Google Easter Eggs That Will Amuse You

Optical Illusion Tattoos

Smoking can make your nipples fall off

2011's Biggest Movie Controversies

Twitter Tips:  Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

20 Things You Didn't Know About the Periodic Table

Strange Sightings on Google Street View

It's he-e-e-e-ere....
Debris from Japanese tsunami reaches US shores

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

December 14, 2011

  Oh, come on. Chuck Norris is just a stupid actor.  
  If he were really a "god," he would come to my 
  house and slam my head to the keyboaeuoewcm,67d
Top of the Heap:  In the "I-wanna-play-this" department - Maybe the scariest game ever(Thanks, Amanda!)

Prototype Texas Flashlight  (Thanks, Billy!)

The 12 All-Time Ugliest Christmas Sweaters. And some are still available to buy!

Oh, swell.  Meet Leaproach, the New Jumping Cockroach

The Worst TV Series Finales of All Time

10 Things You Didn't Know About Sesame Street

(Somebody else's list of) the Best Supporting Primetime Cartoon Characters

Newt Gingrich's Career in One Comic Strip

Stories behind Dr. Seuss Stories

Everything you ever needed to know about The Hokey Pokey

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

December 7, 2011

  The bumper sticker on the car in front of me 
  said, "I'm an organ donor" -- and I thought, 
  "My cousin DOES need a new kidney..."

Top of the Heap:  Get your teeth into the truth about shark attacks!

You learn something new every day

How to make bacon roses!  Mmmmm, bacon!

All these Hawaiian islands are yours to enjoy, except Niihau: Attempt no landing there.

Katherine Heigl hates balls.  (Might be a little NSFW)

You mean that fake article from the satirical website about the unbelievable story with the really old photo isn't real? Well how about that.

What's the value of your home?

A Guide to Horror Movies, 2012

26 Cool Toilet Paper Dispensers!

11 Facts You Might Not Know About Battlestar Galactica

The 20 Best New Sci-Fi Movies of 2012

Jellyfish Lake in Palau Swarms With Complex Historical Wonders

The Ins and Outs of Owning a Tank

The Man Who Invented Flying Saucers