Wednesday, October 18, 2017

October 18, 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..."  

                    The Ghostbusters theme song establishes who 
                    I should call in the case of a ghostly emergency, 
                    but it doesn’t provide a shred of contact info.


Top of the heap:  Winners of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This

Astronomers observe a collision of neutron stars

10 Items You Probably Wash Too Much - Or Not Enough
5 Ways to Beat Old-School Games Using Math

10 Cool Things About "Buttervoice" Neil deGrasse Tyson

New types of Northern Light  (named, I kid you not, "Steve")

Translate Shakespeare into Modern English

This Canadian lake hides an underwater ghost town

When 7 Classic TV Shows Jumped the Shark
 
Award-winning microscope photos reveal a bizarre universe just out of reach

What It Looks Like When the President Asks People to Snitch on Their Neighbors

Could StarTram Revolutionize Space Travel

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

The Curious Life of a Hollywood Extra

What Would Happen If We Nuked North Korea

Photos of California's Destructive Wildfires (Thanks, Melody!)

America's top political scientists gathered to discuss our democracy. They're scared.



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October 11, 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 was born to be wild. 
                            But only until about 9pm or so.



Top of the heap:  The Top 10 Strangest Things in Space

Ummmm, just in case: How to Survive the Apocalypse

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

What Bullets Do to Bodies

Unusual Uses For WD-40

30 Hilarious Parenting Hacks

Woman Creates Optical Illusions With Makeup (freaky!)

The Dying Art of Disagreement

20 Words That Describe Emotions We Can Feel, But Can't ExplainIt's Never Too Late To Achieve Your Dreams

Six of the World's Most Extravagant (and Expensive) Homes

Weavesilk - a fun way to waste a few minutes

14 new places you'll find Alexa this year

Oh, great. According to this, I died somewhere around 1996

Understanding the least understood common human behavior

9 Ultimate Bucket List Road Trips

3D crosswalk in Ísafjörður (Iceland) helps slow down speeding motorists

Former Google engineer is developing an AI god 
(what could possibly go wrong?)

Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

October 4, 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..."  


                    Remember that week in 2011 when the only news story 
                    was when Charlie Sheen was going crazy and saying stuff 
                    like, “I got tiger blood, man”, and “I’m tired of pretending 
                    I’m not a total bitchin’ rock star from Mars”? 

                    Ah, those were the days


Top of the heap:  In light of recent events, here are the members of Congress who take the most money from the gun lobby  (Thanks, Billy. You're my favorite right-wing love muffin)


Scuba Diving Magazine's 2017 Underwater Photo Contest Winners 

The Chemistry and Physics Behind the Perfect Cup of Coffee
100 Skills Every Man Should Know

This could come in handy: How to Find the Specs for Any Device You Own

10 Lesser-Known Features in Google Maps for Androids

74,476 Reasons You Should Always Get The Bigger Pizza

18 Insanely Creepy Movie Facts You Probably Didn't Know Until Now

11 tips for preparing your kitchen for fall

Star Trek Spec Scripts That Never Saw the Light of Day

RelatedHow to Watch All of Star Trek (all 600-ish hours)

5 Amazing Things Invented By Donald Duck (Seriously)

Jared Kushner is very smart

Teachers Getting a Straight-A in Humor

Asking the Wrong Guy For Help (with your Photoshop pics)

Mistakes You're Making While Using Netflix

Interesting: Dumb license plates are about the get smart



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

September 27, 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 was considering purchasing some suppositories, but I 
                    changed my mind after considering all of the ramifications.

Top of the heap:  The Madness of Donald Trump

The Bizarre Caw of New Zealand's Exploding Pants

Snopes and the Search For Facts in a Post-Fact World

How Many People Are In Space Right Now?

Interactive: How to Stretch and Exercise Those Muscles

Flight Radar: Every flight in the air in real time

You're Getting Old - some facts and figures

Find out How Long It Will Take To Read That Book

Brilliant, Yet Unethical Life Hacks

Building a Better Coral Reef (Thanks, Dan!)

Six Ways Game of Thrones Has Changed the World 

How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV

Related: These terrible episodes are everything we love about Star Trek

How to choose your apples (the fruit, not the electronics)

23 Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You

The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time

Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse
Why is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World's Biggest Pumpkin?

Leather, Grown in a Lab Without Cows

The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

September 20, 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 tired of the Man always bringin’ me down. 
                    Then again, it *was* my choice to subscribe to 
                    the Comforter-of-the-Month Club to begin with.


Top of the heap:  50 Tools To Help You Get Free Stuff Online

The Strangest Sights Cassini Saw: Postcards From Saturn

12 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall (Go ahead. Scare yourself silly)

NASA video shows 10 days of Hurricane Irma in 30 seconds (Thanks, Melody!)

42 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

Important Questions Americans Need to Answer

Know Your Hate Groups - an illustrated guide

Major Differences Between US and UK Homes

Somebody ranked their idea of the 25 Best Space Movies (with some honorable mentions tossed in)

11 Band Names That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

Somebody notify Matt Damon about this...

Guess Whether These Headlines Came From Breitbart or 1920s KKK Newspapers

Why Back-To-School Season Feels Like the New Year - Even to Adults

A Visual History of Lunchboxes (Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia)



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

September 13, 2018

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..."  

                    Apparently, Rick Astley will let you borrow any movie from his Pixar collection. 

                    Except one.


Top of the heap:  Here are all the records broken by Hurricane Irma

Letter of the Week: What Is Wrong With You, White Supremacists?

Here's a fun way to waste some time - Text Particles

The Medical Dangers of Sneezing

9 facts that explain DACA, the immigration program Trump is threatening to end

How to fall to your own death and live to tell the tale

Pink Chocolate? Yes, please

The Footstep Illusion 

We Know Who The Last Jedi Is

And now for something useful: How to Get Banned From Everything

13 Ghost Stories From Hotels That'll Make You Want to Sleep With the Lights On

The Hidden Memories of Plants

Students Are Sharing The Differences Between Teachers In High School and College (and they are hilariously true)

How Bullwinkle Taught Kids Sophisticated Political Satire

Star Trek TOS: 30 Interstellar Guest Stars



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

September 6, 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..."  


                    Remember when we cried as kids and our parents 
                    said, “I’ll give you something to cry about”? We 
                    thought they were going to give us a spanking, 
                    but instead, they destroyed the housing market, 
                    quintrupled college tuition, melted the ice caps 
                    and then elected Donald Trump as President.


Top of the heap:  Fall TV Preview: Your Complete Guide to the Season's Premieres

A Letter to Joel Osteen (substantially nicer than the one *I* would've written)


Behold Burning Man's Awesome and Totally Bizarre Architecture


In this week's "I-Knew-It-I-Just-KNEW-It" file - Coffee lowers your risk of death

The Story Behind The Godfather

For the GoT community - People are PISSED that Sam took credit for Gilly's discovery(CAUTION: GoT Spoilers)

16 Culinary Tips You Can Use at Home

As Earth's Climate Changes, Is It Time to Redefine the Four Seasons?

What Would Aliens Look Like?

5 Well-Meaning Rules New Parents Will See Blown to Hell

Five Traits That Define a Cat's Personality 

The Biggest Misconception(s) About Today's College Students

10 Disgusting Things Joe Arpaio Did as Sheriff of Maricopa County, AZ

Thank a Union: 36 Ways Unions Have Improved Your Life

Five Rights That New Adults Think They Have On The Job

The Star Trek Story - How Gene Roddenberry's "Wagon Train to the Stars" refused to die

Signs of a Bad Restaurant

10 People Who Were In the Right Place at the Right Time

How to Clean Your Oven



Love you, mean it. Let's do lunch. Have your people call my people. Ciao, bella.
  
Skip
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

August 30, 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 can’t decide if I need a huge cup of coffee, 
                    a hug, eight shots of scotch, a few hundred 
                    chicken nuggets, or a month of sleep.


Top of the heap:  Missed the Solar Eclipse? Here Are The Next 10

Related: How To Repurpose Your Solar Eclipse Glasses

Related: The International Space Station just pulled off the photobomb of a lifetime

Why Obamacare Didn't Implode

Apparently, the Girl Scouts of America are mad at the Boy Scouts of America

What dinner time looks like across the USA

How Tough is Your Diet?

The 100 Greatest Comedies of All Time (according to the BBC, anyway)

One Order to Bind Them: The Best Way to Read Tolkien's Hobbit and Lord of the RingsBooks

How America forgot the true history of the Civil War

How to Adult

Do You Hate the Same Food Your State Hates?

31 Slightly Terrible Things That Make Every Girl Cringe

Here's a major time suck: Listen to Old-Time Radio Shows Online

Creative and Clever Tip Jars

YUGE list of T
hings We Have Learned From Watching Movies

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