Thursday, May 31, 2012

May 31, 2012

The best thing about hand gel in public places 
is that everyone walks around looking like they're
in the process of hatching a dastardly plan.  

Top of the Heap:   Building a real Starship Enterprise in the next 20 years.  This guy says it can (and should) be done

How fast do you read?

The Mickey Mouse Cartoon Banned in America

The world's first vegetarian shark

Zoomable cell size and scale (in color!)

15 of the Most Remarkable Final Lines in Films

The Most Notorious Actor-Director Feuds in Movie History

The 10 Most Insane Festivals Around the World

Game of Thrones Intro Singalong  (lyrics NSFW)

New findings indicate that whales have a sensory organ unlike anything we've ever seen

14 Amazing
Photos Of The SpaceX Dragon Docking

Extreme Tattoo Gallery (some a little NSFW)

The HONEST Game of Life

A Video Roundup of 2012's most memorable commencement speeches

The Unglamorous, Punishing Hours of Working on a Hollywood Set

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012

I don't know what "passing muster" is, but it certainly doesn't sound like appropriate behavior for a government workplace.

Top of the Heap:   11 Things You Need to Know Before Entering the Real World

Another Top of the Heap:  48 Things That Will Make You Feel Old

Science reveals how not to spill coffee while walking

Reset Firefox feature seems kinda neat

Cool Time Zone Map

12 of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World

The Top 10 Jazz Albums For People Who Don't Know S**t About Jazz

Emergency Yodel.  TSIA.

Do Band-Aids Work?  (apparently, not so much)

Great. I finally get to see the Green Flash (after trying my whole life). NOW I find out there's a Fire Rainbow?  Crap.

My Instants
is a pretty impressive soundboard

The 10 Worst U.S. Cities for Traffic  (Although, living in Honolulu might just be worth it...)

Find out happened to 70 finalists from American Idol

Is your alma mater on the list of America's 1,000 best high schools? (Yeah, mine wasn't either)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

May 16, 2012

 Every once in awhile it's nice to just get naked, 
 sit back, close your eyes, put your feet in some 
 water, and imagine you're on a tropical beach. 
 A word to the wise, though: they really don't 
 appreciate you doing it at the fountain at the mall.
Top of the Heap:  100 Tips from a Professional Photographer

22 Main Characters Casually Dismissed in Sequels,73825/

Why eating ice cream gives you brain freeze

25 Fun Facts About Things We Saw at the Grocery Store

Excavation of an ant hill (Thanks, Kevin!)

Going Solo
: A Brief History of Living Alone and the Enduring Social Stigma Around Singletons

33 Geeky Insults You Can Use Almost Anywhere

The Frequent Flyers Who Flew Too Much,0,3094073,full.story

14 Photographs That Shatter Your Image of Famous People

Hmmmm...  Real-Life Quiddich Wants To Be Taken Seriously

The Top 21 Your Mom Jokes on the Internets

The ill-fated search for the next Glee

20 Amazing Facts You Probably Didn't Know

I'm thinkin'
Spork Chops could come in mighty handy

10 Blogs For People Who Love to Gaze at the Stars

22 Fictional Characters Whose Names You Don't Know