Wednesday, July 31, 2013

July 31, 2013

                Bruce Willis is going to continue starring in action movies,
                   because you know what they say about old habits...

Top of the Heap:  
Apple's new iPhone 6 - an edgy concept
How to get to Mars (Watch this on full-screen)

Cable Access Television, Where Everybody is a Star

The Complete Guide to Twitter Lingo

OMG! Here's 25 Life Hacks That Every Female Should Know!

Related: 7 Essential Survival Hacks for Living Alone

10 Missing Treasures That You Should Really Be Looking For

How Credit Cards Work

The Evolution of the American Barbecue

Some Crazy Hangover Remedies From Around the World

99 Cool Facts About Babe Ruth

20 Cool Facts About Geckos (21, if you include the fact that we used to have gecko races when I lived on Guam)

Some Surprising Celebrity Facts

How Geeky Are You?
Take the test and find out.  (I'm 33%)

10 Actors You'd Never Guess Had Doctorates (I knew a few of them, but Shaq???)

Interesting Infographic: What Happens Online in 60 Seconds

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

July 24, 2013

            I tried that new "hot yoga" trend the other
            day and it sucked. The stuff melts before
            you can even put your spoon into it!

Top of the Heap: 
14 of the Most Interesting Facts Ever

30 Science Facts That Will Shake Up Your Universe (Thanks, William!)

Watch as this Grandma Rocks a Music Shop! (Thanks, Love!)

The Saddest Website on Earth (you have been warned)   (Thanks, Uncle Mel)

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and wondered, "What is an Exoplanet?"  Me neither.

10 Bizarre Physics Phenomena

The Hardest Thing to Find in the Universe

Where the Camel Originated. The answer may surprise you (Thanks again, Uncle Mel!)

Cheat Codes to Life

10 Life Hacks
From 100 Years Ago

In this week's "Interesting-Idea-But-Ewww" department: the Sink-Urinal!

"She Loves You" by the Beatles

20 Great Insults From Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Find your precise location in seconds

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

July 17, 2013

              Oh, this is sad. An Irish "Star Trek" fan
              has been assassinated by the Mafia.
              Apparently, he was capped in Cork.

Top of the Heap: 
The Best Underwater Pictures: Winners of 2013 Amateur Contest

The Coolest Starbucks Around the World (Thanks, Melody!)

Reasons Kids Are Pretty Much Just Tiny Drunk Adults (Thanks again, Mel!)

30 Signs You're Almost 30 (Yeah. My heart bleeds for you)

35 Crave and Cringe-Worthy Game of Thrones Items That You Can Actually Buy

Stuff You Probably Don't Know About the Stanley Cup

A Sitter's Manifesto: Why Sitting is the New Standing

How Other People Stereotype Your City

The Truth About People Who Have Died (interesting perspective)

Whoops.  Florida May Have Accidentally Banned the Internet

50 Essential Movie Musicals (What?!? No Grease? No Elvis???)

There's a theory that all Pixar films are part of the same universe, connected to each other

12 Innovations from the 1950's That We Still Use Today

The Pale Person's Guide to Surviving the Sun

The Beatles Song Nobody Likes

Interesting Tidbits You May Not Have Known About I Love Lucy

8 Gmail Hacks That Will Change the Way You Use Email

Y'ever wonder exactly how much water is on the Earth?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

July 10, 2013

        According to "Star Trek," Americans will continue to be
        the heroic leaders in charge of the bravest international
        forces until the 24th Century, when command of the USS
        Enterprise goes to some bald French guy.  And that,
        my friends, is how we know it's science "fiction".

Top of the Heap: 
Freediving with a Great White Shark (breathtaking)

Problems Staying Asleep - Why You're Waking Up in the Middle of the Night

The History of Those Weird Keyboard Symbols You Never Knew You Needed

The names of Pluto's two recently-discovered moons (When are they going to start using Star Trek names, like they should?)

A Short Lexicon of Italian Gestures

In the "Why-Didn't-I-Think-Of-That?" department - Brilliant Hacks for Dog Owners

Why you feel phantom phone calls

An idiot, a shotgun, and a webcam. What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

A Visual History of Explosions, From the Big Bang to Keith Moon

Do Not Try This at Home .gifs

The Scale of the Universe (part 2)

Simple Ideas That are Borderline Genius - Geek Edition

How Rocky and Bullwinkle became a TV classic,99761/

Bizarre Things You Probably Didn't Know About King Tut

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

July 3, 2013

            If only the good die young, I think
              I'm pretty safe on both counts.

Top of the Heap: 
If this works, it changes EVERYTHING - How to Instantly Relieve Itchy Bug Bites

Okay, THIS is my next vacation destination (Thanks, Debb!)

10 Great Food Moments in Movies (Thanks, Barridawn!)

I just don't know what to believe anymore - Common Historical Misconceptions

The Definitive Chart of (Old and New) Automobile Stereotypes

Which movies should you watch this Fourth of July weekend?

Some truly Badass, Pop-Culture Presidents,99552/

Vintage Kodachromes (Thanks, Lucky!)

In this week's "What-Could-POSSIBLY-Go-Wrong?" department - preparing for the first human head transplant

Why 60 is the new 60

Street-Legal Bumper Car makes the Road Your Carnival

Five Warning Signs You're Finally Getting Older (Check, check, check, check, a-a-a-a-and check)

How Might the Human Face Look in 100,000 Years?

The Final Photographs of Famous People

A Mind-Bending Look at the Hubble Deep Field Photo of the Universe

The Ultimate Golf Fail Compilation (Spasibo, Ivan!)