Wednesday, August 16, 2017

April 16, 2017

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  

                    One day, I want someone to look at me 
                    and say, “that’s him; he’s the one” and 
                    not follow it with “who ate all the donuts”.


Top of the heap:  Here's What Really Happened in Charlottesville

Here's an optical illusion that may melt your eyes and/or brain

The 100 Greatest Props in Movie History, and the Stories Behind Them

How to Use a Muffin Pan to Cook Hard Boiled Eggs  (Thanks again, Mel!)

Here's Your Crash course on College Football, 2017

This is What European Diplomats Really Think About Donald Trump

Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart

14 Tasty Secrets of Trader Joe's Employees

The Mystery of L.A. Billboard Diva Angelyne's Real Identity Is Finally Solved

25 Mistakes in Dunkirk

17 Simple And Cheap Gifts You Can Make Last Minute

A-a-a-a-n-n-n-d-d-d... let's not forget the Eclipse Stuff:  (Thanks, Melody!)

     - Everything you needed to know about solar eclipses

     - The 10 Best Places to Watch the Solar Eclipse in the US

     - Pro Tips: How to safely capture the best shot of the total solar eclipse

      - DIY Solar Eclipse Viewers



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

August 9, 2017

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  

                    I subconsciously think I’m better than drug addicts, 
                    but if there were a drug that gave you the feeling 
                    of having naturally had a full night’s sleep, I would 
                    inject that stuff directly into my eyeballs at the bus stop.


Top of the heap:  The 2017 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Winners

Weird Things Happen With a Total Solar Eclipse

Related: The Darker Side of This Summer's Total Solar Eclipse

13 camping hacks to make roughing it a little easier

15 of the Coolest Homes in the UK

The World's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge

Searching for the Punchline in the Trump Era

19 American Things That Confuse British People

Find Out If President Trump Would Let You Immigrate To America   (big surprise - I wouldn't qualify)

5 Things That Were So Effective They Had to Be Banned

What Happens When Long-Term US Residents Get Deported to Mexico

The funniest thing you'll read today: The ACLU Brief on behalf of John Oliver

A History of Doctor Who'Weird, Wonderful and Very Awkward Doctor Replacements

9 Unusual Uses For Toothpaste


Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  

                    If you'd like to read along in 
                    the Gospel according to Shrek, 
                    please open your bibles to Psalm
                    BODY ONCE TOLD ME


Top of the heap: Okay, THESE are funny! - Correct names for things

10 Unusual Uses For Pencils

The Truth About Pigs
18 Foods That You Should Eat When You Can't Eat

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

The Best and Worst Ben & Jerry's Flavors, Ranked

30 Weirdly Fascinating Health & Body Facts

NASA: Unsafe solar glasses being distributed (Oh, great.)

27 Facts About Left-Handed People (28, if you include that they don't have souls)

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Drink a Gallon of Water a Day
This is the Easiest Way to Escape a Sinking Vehicle

30 Weirdly Fascinating Health and Body Facts
Five of the Sickest Camouflage Moments in Movies

Wedding DJs Describe the Worst Speeches They've Ever Heard

Sequels That Introduce Huge Plotholes To The Originals


Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  

                    With the rising number of self-driving vehicles, 
                    it’s only a matter of time before there’s a 
                    country song about how your truck left you, too.


Top of the heap:  The Biggest Stories From ComicCon 2017

Related: ComicCon's Fun Food and Drink Specials

Shark Week, my ass. These are more likely to kill you (+vending machines, cows, being left-handed, hot water taps, and choking at a 5-star restaurant

The Controversy Over Neil Armstrong's Famous Quote

20 Unexpected Ways to Use Dryer Sheets

7 Nifty Tutorials That Will Help You Get Every Kind of Stain Out

24 Smart Duct Tape Tricks

The first-ever DAYTIME satellite visible to the naked eye

Use Google Street View to take a tour of the Internationial Space Station

65 Unbelievable Simple Home Improvement Tips

Iceland TV has a 24-hour, live-broadcast of cats in a tiny house called "Keeping Up With The Kattarshians"

Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean's Peaceful Giants

12 charming coastal towns to visit this summer

The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man

No surprise here - Trump's 2020 Campaign Has Already Paid Out $600K - to Trump

The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood

How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash

12 Ways Airports Are Secretly Manipulating You



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  

                    I’ve come to the realization that I overuse
                    exclamation points. Well, it ends today. 
                    Right now. I’ll never ever use one again. 
                    I’m extremely pumped about this. Yippee.


Top of the heap: 10 Amazing Additions Coming to Disney Parks and Resorts

Related: A Data-Based Guide to Dealing With Lines at Disneyland

What is Net Neutrality, And Why Should You Care?

11 Things You Should Know Before Going to the San Diego Comic Con (BFF Donna and I are heading there today!)

The Backfire Effect

The Nicest Place on the Internet

The 25 Things on Netflix You Should Watch Immediately

Texter - draw with text

A Profitable Way to Stop Telemarketers

5 Simple Ways to Save Thousands of Lives (Nobody Does)

Rebuilding the Great Wall of China

A Few Things to Know About American Sign Language

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

14 Netflix Hacks That Will Change the Way You Stream

How the Guy Who Played Jar Jar Binks Survived the Fandom Menace



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  

                    I’ve often wondered if the clothing, shoe,
                    and iPhone factories of Southeast Asia ever 
                    have a “Take Your Parents to Work Day”?


Top of the heap:  The Star Spangled Banner, As You've Never Heard It

1000 Life Hacks

Game of Thrones
 is back this Sunday. Here's where we left off:

Cool stuff on Shut Up and Take My Money

Every Netflix Original Series, Ranked   (yeah, I call BS on this one...)

The Quiet Place Project

10 cool things you didn't know you could do with Facebook Messenger

Who was the FIFTH dentist who DIDN'T recommend Trident?

Rainy Mood helps you to focus, relax, and sleep

Stuff that actually exists... and you can buy

The Quirkiest Local Landmarks in Small-Town America

Facticious - a game that tests your news sense

A Time-Traveler's Guide to Table Manners

This is only to be used in the direst of situations

This is cool - Hydrodynamic Levitation

Food Cures For Common Ailments

Get the point?

ZoomQuilt is trippy



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

July 5, 2017

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  

                    I’m thinking that the worst part of being a zombie
                      would be having to do all that damn walking.


Top of the heap:  I Don't Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People

This is damn interesting  (Thanks, Rynier!) 

A day late for your picnic, but here's the results of the Great Hot Dog Taste Test

Why Dogs Are Afraid of Thunderstorms (and How to Help Ease Their Anxiety)

16 Differences Between Men and Women in Infographics

2017 NatGeo Travel Photographer of the Year Contest, Part I and Part II

8 Facts About the Biggest Tornadoes on Earth

5 Ways "47 Meters Down" Gets Scuba Diving All Wrong (Thanks, Saif!)

11 Hilarious Answers That Aren't TECHNICALLY Wrong

A Time Traveler's Guide to Table Manners

The 5 Most Annoying Things to Say During an Argument

8 Ways to Get Weird in Seattle (my home town!)

Y'ever wonder why do planes still have ashtrays? (Yeah, me neither)

29 Banana Facts (30, if you consider this: I can SPELL banana, I just don't know when to STOP)

Secrets to Having a Great Vacation

What Dogs Would Say If They Could Dial 9-1-1


Baby Name Guide: Updated For 2017

29 Things That Make You Feel Incredibly Old



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017

Website Wednesday
a subsidiary of Skip's House of Chaos
(The 234,453rd Most Interesting Man in the World)
 

"From the Large Intestine of the Internets,

through the Sphincter of Electronic Mail, 
peeing like a baby on a changing table
into the brisk digital wind..."  

                    Has anyone ever actually GOTTEN salmonella from eating 
                    raw cookie dough or are people just trying to ruin my life?


Top of the heap:  A list of 100 Incredibly Useful Websites (I'm sure mine, again, was #101)

To honor the 2017 Eclipse, the US Postal Service is issuing a commemorative Forever Stamp that changes when you touch it!

How to Get to Know Someone - 53 Great Questions to Ask

It's HOT out there! Here are 10 Scientifically Proven Hacks to Stay Cool

Related: The Science Behind Arizona's Record-Setting Heat Wave

How to delete a Facebook page you no longer want (SPOILER: there are a bunch of steps so you won't do it accidentally)

The 50 Best Drive-In Restaurants in the U.S.

The Man Who Stands In Line For a Living

I didn't think it possible, but here are 10 Magical Ways to Top Grilled Corn

Interview O&A that got people hired on the spot 

How I'd Hack Your Weak Passwords

The Interactive Periodic Table of Tech  (thanks, Drew!)

Everyday Experiences Other Countries Do Waaay Differently (and "other countries" include LA and Florida)

10 Services You Never Knew You Needed

95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World

John Oliver taunts coal industry titan to sue him. Guess what happens.

34 genius ways to deal with an a**hole neighbor
How cults brainwash their members (and ways to break out)

In this week's "No-Duh" department: Donald Trump claims his Presidency is making him rich(er)

23 Things ER Employees Want You to Know


Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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