Wednesday, September 25, 2013

September 25, 2013

            Say what you will about Detroit: "Motown" is the
            only city so cool its nickname has a nickname.

Top of the Heap: 
Want to know when you're most likely to get the flu?

I love videos of Surprise Military Homecomings
(Thanks, Melody!)

Amazing Examples of Invisible Architecture

The 25 Best College Professors in America (Thanks, Debb!)

Massive Underwater Sea Monster Caught On Oil Rig Cam (Thanks, Billy!)

The Niihau Incident (Pearl Harbor Related)

The US Redrawn as 50 States With Equal Population

27 Food Hacks That Will Change the Way You Eat

Have you ever asked yourself, "What the hell did Barney Rubble do for a living?"  Me, neither!jWbWU

Amy Poehler's Best Advice for Girls

The Adventures of M.D. Levitt, MD. Also known as Dr. Fart!jXmOV

On Behalf of the Kids Whose Families Depend on Food Stamps (Thanks, Susie!)

And for today's light discussion, the topic will be "Is There an Afterlife?"

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

September 18, 2013

            I don't like the idea of killing any of God's
            creatures, so when I clean my bathroom with Lysol,
            I dilute it. That way, the germs don't die,
            they just stumble around and throw up and stuff.

Top of the Heap: 
This is hysterical - Surviving Whole Foods  (Tip O'the hat to all who sent this to me!)

Y'ever wonder why pirates wore eye patches? (That's a har-r-r-r-r-rd one...)

Real Life Hidden Treasures That You Could Still Find

10 Fascinating Facts About Costco!iJUMj

5 Fascinating Facts About Bacon (Mmmm, bacon) (Thanks, Melody!)

nIce Mug - A Reusable Mold That Creates a Drinking Mug Made of Ice (Thanks again, Mel!)

Putting Time Into Perspective (And yet another thanks
to Melody!)

Examples of Clever Packaging

Just how long can people live?

20 Uniquely Brilliant Business Cards

A Free Tour of the World's Most Expensive Holiday Resort

The Dark Side of Peter Pan!jBk1t

Five Years After the Mortgage Meltdown, Those Responsible Are Doing Just Fine

and, finally...

An Ode to the Snarky Sidekick

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

September 11, 2013

      Me: let me sleep
       Brain: lol, no, let's stay awake and remember every stupid decision you made in your life
       Me: okay

Top of the Heap:  The 25 Most Memorable Moments in TV History

Great Punch Buggy Ads From the 60's

Six Ridiculous Myths You Believe About Stuff You Use Every Day

The Most Controversial Banned iPhone Apps

Why We Should Absolutely Not STFU About College Costs

Fall Movie Preview

Gorgeous Pictures of the South Pole on Mars
The Truth About Cow Tipping

A Map of the Best (and the Worst) Internet Connections in America

In this week's "Aw-w-w-w-w" department - the Woodland Park Zoo's Baby Giraffe Cam! (Thanks, Melody!)

The History of Meh...

Google's 15th Birthday: 15 Things You (probably) Didn't Know

The 20 Big Questions in Science

11 Crazy Soda Flavors You (Thankfully) Won't Find in the US

Ever wanted to Rent the Chicken? Now you can.

Ever wanted to write your name in runes? (Me neither)

Disturbing and Dangerous Childhood Toys

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

September 4, 2013

            Everyone talks about the world's great
            injustices, but no one's mentioning
            how I've been stuck on this level
            of Candy Crush for a week now.

Top of the Heap: 
Buncha "How To's" this week...
     How to Escape a Submerged Car
     How to Get Beach Sand Off Your Feet
     How to Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery (the Right Way)
     How to Spot a Liar (With Help From the CIA)
     How to Get Emergency Power From a Phone Line
Some of the Greatest Moment in the History of Parenting

Burke's Bacon Bar: a (pretty much) all-bacon restaurant in Chicago (Thanks, Melody!)

After the Holiday Weekend, you might be searching for the Best Hangover Cure

Related: What Your Drink Says About You

Weird Tricks to Win at Poker

I knew it! I knew it! A Messy Desk is the Sign of a Creative Mind

The Business 9 Women Kept Secret for Three Years

What Happens When You Stand For Three Years

We Have Been Misled By an Erroneous Map of the World For 500 Years

The Cheese Doctor is In!ibRRg

Why Robots Won't Replace Minimum Wage Workers Any Time Soon

This Conductor Wields Amazing Powers Over His Band