Wednesday, May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013

            Is it a good thing or bad thing to
            have a breakout session during
            a dermatological conference?

Top of the Heap: 
Creative and Inexpensive Ways to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

Read the awesome reviews for the "Banana Slicer"  (Thanks, Laura!)

The Nine Possible Reactions to the New Arrested Development

19 Signs That You're a Big, Stupid Jerk

Cool or gross? You decide.

Disney's Smellitizer

Embarrassing Moments in Engineering
(and What They've Taught Us)

Unwritten Rules Everyone Needs to Follow  (#17. You know who you are.)

Highbrow books
to read on the beach this summer

Speaking of books, here's an excerpt from Stephen King's new novel, Joyland

5 Brilliant Clues Hidden in the Background of Movies (some of them are a bit of a stretch, actually...)

Changing your life one post at a time:  Nine Foods You're Totally Eating Wrong

Give Spam a Chance (the meat, not the mail)

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

May 22, 2013

          No one has ever been able to explain
          to me exactly why "taking the easy way
          out" could ever be anything but positive.

Top of the Heap: 
Teen's invention could charge your phone in 20 seconds

Facial Reconstructions of Famous People

Classic breakfast choices from around the world

How Much Would It Cost to Build the Starship Enterprise?

Related: Neil deGrasse Tyson Tells Us Why Star Trek is So Much Better Than Star Wars

And - Pages from the original Star Trek Writer's Guide

Why We Laugh

The 10 Best Sitcom Finales in TV History

How to Get Your Kids to Do Whatever You Want

The Five Warning Signs That You're Finally Getting Older (Check, check, check, check, and check.  Damn.)

Did Groucho Really Say That?

13 Actors You Probably Didn't Know Were on Family Ties

Moving?  Here are some brilliant moving tips that will make your life so much easier

Why Caffeine in Coffee is a Miracle Drug For the Tired

7 Strange Commencement Speeches

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013

                I've always wanted to go into a bookstore and
                ask, "Do you have a book on how to deal with
                rejection without getting violently angry?"

Top of the Heap: 
I knew it! I KNEW it! The Key to a Long Life?  BACON!   (Thanks, Susie!)

13 Game of Thrones Characters Who Are Giving You a Major Case of Deja Vu (How did I miss Tonks?) (Thanks, Elizabeth)

How to Be Interesting on Facebook

Want to go to Mars in 2023?  Apply here

Hey, 24 Fans - Jack Baur is coming back

You want fart noises as you scroll? We've got you covered.

How to Find a Book

Hilarious Legal Examinations of Unexpected Pop Culture Issues

50 Slices of Movie Trivia You May Not Know

A cool animation of every observed meteorite to hit the Earth since 861 AD

Is your favorite TV show coming back next season?

Coffee mugs for your inner nerd

Yet another one of those "100 Best, Most Interesting Blogs and Websites of 2013"

The Internet For Beginners

Find a Charity you can trust

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

May 8, 2013

          For years, all the other alternative-fuel scientists
            have ridiculed my ideas. Once the Republicans
            are in power again, we'll see who's laughing
            when we're all driving cars that run on bald-eagle
            heads and baby seals dipped in crude oil.

Top of the Heap: 
The Best of the Jokes From the White House Correspondents' Dinner

This Ad Has a Secret Anti-Abuse Message That Only Kids Can See  (Thanks, Kat!)

Hilarious Yahoo Answers

How Many Days Old Are You?

The Psychology of Color

Filmdrunk's 2013 Summer Movie Guide

World's Oldest Experiment Set For a Drop of Excitement

Names of Cartoon and Fictional Characters

Could you go without the Internet for a year?

41 Undomestic, Domesticated Animals

Tragic First World Problems

They Live Among Us

How Much Stuff Do Our Bodies Make in a Year?  (Thanks, Melody!  I think.)

The Mystery of John Titor: Hoax or Time Traveler?

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

May 1, 2013

            I've finally given up on my lifelong dream of
            ever becoming a superhero.Do you have any
            idea how many things you have to let bite you
            before you eventually find one that's radioactive?

Top of the Heap: 

The 30 Happiest Facts of All Time

An Idiot's Guide to Game of Thrones (spoiler alerts)

11 Mobile Apps to Enhance Your Travel Experience (Thanks, Champ!)

What BP Doesn't Want You to Know About the 2010 Gulf Spill

Want to know what Alexander Graham Bell's voice sounded like?

17 Things You Probably Didn't Know About The Wizard of Oz

Funny and Fabulous Fortune Cookies

Here is Today (and Before)

Strange Deep Sea Diving Suits

How would you like to work at a place that has one of these spectacular office slides?