Wednesday, March 27, 2013

March 27, 2013

        Note to self – write to Pfizer: If you guys ever make
        a canine version of Viagra for breeders, a good name
        for it would be Knick-Knack-Paddy-Wack, because then
        you’ll have a ready-made jingle for the commercials.

Top of the Heap: 
25 April Fool's Day Pranks That Probably Won't Make You a Terrible Person

Why is SeaWorld Allowing Its Killer Whales to Live in Crumbling Pools

The Best Breakup Lines in Film
Voyager I's Journey to the Edge of the Solar System (V'ger, anyone?)

29 Awesome Ways to Tell Everyone You're Pregnant

Sharks Are At Risk of Extinction

Why You Pay More at the Grocery Store
(And How to Stop)

Milan's Vertical Forest Towers

10 Radically Experimental (and Cozy) Cabins, Cocoons, and Shacks

Russian Scientists Discover Evidence of New Life in Antarctica

How Pi Was Nearly Changed to 3.2 - and Copyrighted

The Science of the Science of Happiness

The Tremendously Explosive Power of Flour

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

March 20, 2013

I couldn't find any lip balm, so I used hand cream instead. 
My lips feel better, but now when I talk it sounds like a round of applause.

Top of the Heap: 
20 of the Most Playful Offices on the Planet (I'm sure mine was number 21)

In this week's "Grab-Your-Hanky" department: a 26 year-old woman hears her son's voice for the first time

How to Rescue Wet Gadgets

50 Common Misconceptions

How to Use Basic Chemistry to Scare the Hell Out Of Your Neighbors

10 Coolest Futuristic Bikes

15 Tech Predictions for Smartphones in 2013

What I Know About Fear Now That I'm in My 60's

20 Haunting Abandoned Ghost Towns of the World

The 5 Craziest Ways Famous Actors Got Into Character

Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling

How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off At The ATM

Pictures Taken at Exactly the Right Moment

A Boy's Best Friend is His Mother: Everything You Needed to Know About Norman Bates

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013

                    Hey, I’m finally considering getting a tattoo! 
                    Here’s what I'm thinking... I’ll have a couple
                    of rabbits tattooed on my head.  That way,
                    from a distance, they’ll look like hares!

Top of the Heap:  Some Things Should Remain Private: What NOT to Share on Facebook

Spock's Advice to a Teenage Girl (Will Make You Cry)

The Origins of 10 Great Insults

Facts About Girl Scout Cookies (that you probably didn't know)

How to Use Your Smartphone as a Personal Safety Device

10 Windows Annoyances You Could Rid Yourself Of Right Now

6 Reasons Why It's So Hard to Buy Good Concert Tickets

8 of the World's Most Incredible Swimming Pools

What to Do After You've Been Hacked

"Politely" refusing to talk to DHS Checkpoints
   (I dunno. They sound like a bunch of dicks to me)

The Secret Life of a Work-From-Home Employee

13 Life-Changing (or Not) Flowcharts

Weird and Wonderful Dining Experiences in New York City

11 Hilarious Home Security Fails

They're Grrrrrrrrreat!  The Birth of Frosted Flakes

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

March 6, 2013

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets, 
 through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail..."

                    People shouldn't keep their money in cash
                    because the money is just paper and has
                    no intrinsic value in and of itself; it's only
                    as secure as long as that country's economy
                    is strong. Instead, they should keep it in
                    gold or silver other pretty, shiny rocks.

Top of the Heap: 
What TV's Most Popular Shows Would Look Like Without Their Visual Effects

The Strange Story of OK Cola

Fascinating Pictures From India's Bizarre Rural Olympics

A Few Things You Might Not Know About Seth MacFarlane

28 Reasons Why Kentucky is the Weirdest State in the Country

The 12 Deepest Lakes in the World

The Secret Door

The Worst Lies About Nutrition

Incredible cool nature .gif's

When the Godfather Met the (Real) Godfather

The Worst American Restaurants in Europe

17 Facts About Time That Could Blow Your Mind

27 Signs You Were Raised by Immigrant Parents