Wednesday, November 27, 2013

November 27, 2013

      I wouldn't object to being conscious
      during brain surgery, as long as
      someone told me where to cut.

Top of the Heap:  50 Things That Make Us Thankful to Live in LA (Thanks, Erin!)

Related: 30 Things You're Only Afraid Of If You Live In LA (Thanks again, Erin!)

This could be interesting - Autonomous Sensory Meridian Responses (aka "brain orgasms")

Wedding Planning: Expectations vs. Reality

Graffiti you'll only find in Canada

Time-lapse map of every nuclear explosion ever on Earth

Health Care Apps That Doctors Use

Putting together a relatively low-cost emergency survival toolkit

This year's National Geographic Photo Contest (Thanks, Billy!)

A KFC-scented candle.  Mmmmm, chicken...

Dr. Phil's Personality Test (I got a 54)

100 Amazing Things You Never Knew About Your Body

21 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life

The best grass prank, EVER


Top of the Heap (Thanksgiving edition):  22 Awesome Cooking Hacks for Thanksgiving

Manly Ways to Prepare Turkey

The 9 Types of People Who Show Up at Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Flowcharts

25 Things You Might Not Know About Thanksgiving

19 Hideous Thanksgiving Sweaters

Fun Thanksgiving Food Ideas

Five OTHER Thanksgiving Holidays

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

November 20, 2013

                I just got back from the funeral of a guy who
                died after being hit in the face with a tennis ball.
                             It was a lovely service

Top of the Heap:  Batkid Begins: Saves Gotham, Captivates Internet (Thanks, Sparky!)

Top of the Heap II:  Incredibly cool: Two Swedish women invent the Invisible Bike Helmet

It's time to get things started! Episodes of the Muppet Show free online

Death Wish Coffee: The Strongest Coffee in the World

The 17 Most Spectacular NASA Photos Ever Taken

What does Space sound like? (Thanks, William!)

In this week's "This-Changes-EVERYTHING" department - Bacon Shaving Cream

Couple of things to help in the kitchen: First, a Kitchen Cheat Sheet

And, How to Open a Can Without a Can Opener

Want to be the next big Star Wars star?

10 Great TV Shows That Were Royally Screwed By Their Networks

The Modern Farmer Pie Chart of Pies

The Scientifically-Proven Best Times to Drink Coffee During the Day

Solved: The Mystery of King Tutankhamun's Death

Farm Pop: Why Being a "Black Sheep" is a Bad Thing and Other Ag Idioms Explained (Thanks, Paul!)

The TSA has 94 signs to ID terrorists. Trouble is, they're all unproven by science

How to Win on The Price is Right

Surprising Facts About Pulp Fiction That You Might Not Know

Breaking Bad Final Season's Blooper Reel

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

November 13, 2013

                I didn't think I was "attacking the veracity of
                his Scottish heritage" when I asked that guy about
                his kilt -- it's just that I'd never seen one in
                powder blue with a felt cutout of a poodle on it.

Top of the Heap:  19-Year Old Inventor Finds a Way to Clean the World's Oceans in Under 5 Years Time

Recently Wed Man Realizes Marriage is Not For Him (read before you judge)

The Biggest Workplace Time Wasters (Thanks, Billy!)

13 Controversial Teen Dance Crazes That Pissed Off Parents (which is what they were designed to do)

Mark Twain's 9 Tips For Living a Kick-Ass Life

Could Forrest Gump Have Possibly Survived His Epic Run?

10 Celebrities Who Spied on the Side!nI8eH

It's true. Your point of view changes when you become a parent

You ever wonder why it's called "Bluetooth"?  Me neither. But here's the answer

You ever think to yourself, "What was Columbo's first name?" Again, me neither.

The DIY Cyborg.  What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

The US military wants to create an Iron Man suit. Again, what could POSSIBLY go wrong?

When the Mouse is away - the Cats of Disneyland

The Story of Elvis Presley's pet chimpanzee

If all the ice on Earth melted

Realistically colored historical pictures makes the past seem incredibly real

16 Awesome, Hidden Gems You Must Experience at Disneyland

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

November 6, 2013

            I think I'd want to die shortly after
            "back in the day" becomes "yesteryear"
            but well before it becomes "days of yore."

Top of the Heap:  This is pretty damn close to the Holy Grail - 50 Thanksgiving Foods Full of BACON

Another Top of the Heap:  How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Customers
Brilliant Hacks for Dog Owners

In the It's-About-TIME" department... FAA eases restrictions on using electronics during flights (Thanks, Melody!)

4 Ways to Make Better Use of Your Smartphone Camera

Kitty Litter Cake - It Tastes Better Than it Looks (It would pretty much have to) (Thanks, Bodiojodi)
Russell Brand: We deserve more from our democratic system (Thanks, Jo!)

NSA Files Decoded: What the Revelations Mean For You

The Most and Least Lucrative College Majors

21 Times The Simpsons Accurately Predicted the Future

24 Photos You Really Need to Look At to Understand

27 Actors Who Got Their Start on Miami Vice (Thanks, Melody!)

Fart-Filtering Underwear (Thanks, and welcome back, Billy!)

Want to make your big party REALLY classy? Rent a Golden Throne

The World's Least Erotic Sex Manual: Married Kama Sutra

15 Hidden Samsung Galaxy S3 Features

A Real-Time Map of Births and Deaths Worldwide

Behind the Scenes of City Slickers

This might come in handy - a Minimalist Gmail Cheat Sheet

Can't Buy Me Love: How Romance Wrecked Traditional Marriage

Technology Now Allows You to Spy on Your Kids All the Time. Why You Shouldn't.

Smart or Stoopid? Take the test and find out! (Thanks, George!)

Barney Stinson's "Cheerleader Effect" is Real

Interesting: 10 Real-Life Female Rome Models as Disney Princesses