Wednesday, June 26, 2013

June 26, 2013

            I just realized that "Game of Thrones" reminds me a lot of Twitter.
            There are 140 characters, and bad things are constantly happening.

Top of the Heap: 
Nineteen More Days Until The Triumphant Return of TWINKIES! (Thanks, Paul)

USA vs. North Korea's Military Capabilities (infographic)

What people are Googling, in real time

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying

I'm not sure if these are the Worst Photoshop Mistakes Ever. But they're still pretty bad.

Inside Bullets

Little-Known Facts About Left-Handers (Wait, you mean other than they don't have souls?)

Welcome to The Outer Limits

Pop Culture Icons Who May Have Falsified Their Military Records

Life Hacks From the Depression Era

An Everyman's Guide to Going Invisible on the Internet

Summer Drinks That Won't Make You Look Like a Girly-Man

From snowing metal on Venus to the Biggest Volcano - the 8 Wonders of the Solar System

"Stink Onions" and Other Literal Meanings of US Place Names

8 Reasons Straight Men Don't Want to Get Married

The "Batman" Theme (Sung by Actual Bats)

Rapping in Sign Language

8 Unbelievable Technologies That Replace Super Powers

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Pineapples

10 Kickass Facts About Bruce Lee

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

June 19, 2013

                Whoever the Surgeon General is has got it made.  He
                must be the only guy in the world who can tell pregnant
                women what the can and can’t eat and have them listen.

Top of the Heap: 
In this week's "This-Changes-EVERYTHING" department: Bacon Coffee  (Thanks, Melody!)

Freaky-deaky magic stairwell (Thanks, Debb!)

Seven Old Wives Tales About Cooking Steak

How Millennial Are You?  (I scored a 74, whatever that means)

How to Make Everything OK

Y'ever wonder, "How Do Mosquitoes Survive in Rainstorms?" Yeah, me neither.

Celebrities - Before and After Photoshop

T-Rex at 20: How Jurassic Park Science Had Evolved

Weird, Disturbing Photoshopped Animals (Thanks AGAIN, Melody!)

Are you one of the 95% of people who wash their hands wrong?

The Argument to Abolish the Department of Homeland Security

22 Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

Hidden Gems in Disney Movies

Why "I Have Nothing to Hide" is the wrong way to think about surveillance

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

June 12, 2013

            If I were accepted into the Sioux Nation,
            they'd call me Dances With Overbites.

Top of the Heap:  
Beautiful, close-up underwater photos of luminous sea creatures

12 Obsolete
Technologies Americans Still Use

Facebook Isn't About Friends Anymore

10 of the World's Most Unique Movie Theaters

Here's what Pangea would've looked like with modern political borders

Shut up and take my money - 7 Incredible Amphibious Cars

The Oddest-Looking Musical Instruments on Earth

Breast Milk Lollipops (Yep. You read that right.)

Remove the background of any photo in just a few clicks

Soda or pop? Coo-pon or cyu-pon? Maps Reveal How America Speaks (Thanks, Melody!)

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

June 5, 2013

            It only takes a second to show someone
            how you feel about them.  The police
            call it indecent exposure, but whatever...

Top of the Heap:  8 YouTube Tutorials That Could Save Your Life

A Mosquito-Zapping Light Saber (NOW we're cooking!)

Don't throw away your scuba tank just yet, but injectable oxygen keeps people alive without breathing

A Lizard on Mars? (Too bad it's not that annoying Geiko lizard)  (Thanks, Paul!)

What can be said about beer made from elephant dung, except "Mmmmm!"

Dubai's growing problem - abandoned luxury cars

Getting your caffeine fix while brushing your teeth (Thanks, Melody!)

The Secrets of the Iron Man Suits

People Who Are Having a Worse Day Than You

Hack YouTube - Kill the Annoyances, Improve Your Viewing

The 10 Best Credit Cookies in Movie History (the scenes after the credits)

The Top 6 Star Trek Science Mistakes

Five Simple Ways to Trick Yourself Into Not Feeling Pain

Is it Better to Walk or Run?