Monthly Archives: June 2013

I AM BURNING IN HELL FOR THIS

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DRAWN

The difficult first date. Often it’s hard to know where to begin, to start to get to know that mysterious other sat opposite to you. Perhaps a common interest will draw the two together? Yet when it comes to a … Continue reading

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DON’T GO FISHING NEAR EAGLES

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NATURE’S BIZARRE LIFE CYCLES

When you encounter a slug-like slime mold under a forest log or rock, it actually contains millions of formerly single-celled protists gathered in one giant protoplasmic broth. If you watch the mold long enough, or make a film and watch … Continue reading

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WHY HAVE A COP SHOW, A LEGAL SHOW AND A DOCTOR SHOW ……..

……. when you can have all of them, plus more, in one?  

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KNOW YOUR DINOSAURS? MEH! LEARN THE BIRDS THEY EVOLVED INTO

Gracing the cover of Mesozoic Birds are a pair of squabbling Boluochia, which lived 120 million years ago in what is now northeastern China. The region is home to fantastically preserved fossil deposits that have yielded most of the feathered … Continue reading

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AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME

Sarah Palin is floating the idea of a new party: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican nominee for vice president responded to a Fox News Channel viewer’s Twitter question Saturday about the possibility of her and conservative talker … Continue reading

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EYE CANDY

 

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I’D BE TEMPTED TO SHOOT THIS ASSWIPE, TOO!

Punk continually hoons his car in his neighborhood. An old guy gets pissed and pumps lead into the hooner’s car. When an intrepid hoon started doing a burnout on his street in rural Australia, his 61-year-old neighbor pulled a gun … Continue reading

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SEE!!! VIDEO GAMES ARE BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH!!

So bad, in fact, a woman’s breast implant exploded. A Chinese woman’s breast implant exploded after playing a game (Dragon Summon) on her iPhone while lying on her stomach for four hours. According to reports, she was taken to the … Continue reading

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I THINK MY HEAD JUST EXPLODED

A Chinese mathematician just proved a new property of prime numbers. On April 17, a paper arrived in the inbox of Annals of Mathematics, one of the discipline’s preeminent journals. Written by a mathematician virtually unknown to the experts in … Continue reading

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DAILY CHORTLE

 

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NEEDING A LITTLE MECHANICAL ADVICE (STICKY POST, SCROLL FOR NEWER)

Still having doubts and feelings of trepidation about the van. I guess if I knew more about cars I’d have a better idea but since I don’t I trust to my gut and constant observation. For example, when I got … Continue reading

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BRITISH FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS

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WHAT’S FASTER THAN A C-6 VETTE IN THE 1/4?

OK, lots of cars are. And a poorly run stock C-6, at around 3200 pounds runs in high 12s. But a 16,000 pound truck? Faster?!?!?! Yep!   H/T: Jalopnik

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WOULD YOU LIVE HERE?

I would not! All the buildings in the coastal city of Santos, Brazil, are sloped sideways as a result of the clay soil not supporting their weight.     More pics at link.

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WHAT WAS HE FAMOUS FOR?

What line was this guy famous for? This: H/T: OP

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EYE CANDY

 

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THE REST OF THE STORY

Remember that kid who faced criminal charges for wearing an NRA shirt to school? They’ve dropped the charges. I hope the parents sue the district into bankruptcy. A criminal charge has been dismissed against a West Virginia middle school student … Continue reading

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IF WE’RE AROUND IN 100,000 YEARS……

This is what we may look like. And why. As our understanding of the universe increases, I predict that the human head will trend larger to accommodate a larger brain. But instead of some orthogonal evolutionary path that ends up … Continue reading

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TEAM WORK SPEEDS YOU UP

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HEARD ABOUT THE SOUTHWEST HEATWAVE?

Temps are supposed to be super hot. What do you want to bet the leftards will yell, “GLOBAL WARMING?” When they do ask them what it was called in 1913 and what’s happened since then? Would it be “global cooling?” … Continue reading

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I LOVE THIS CAR

It’s got class. It’s got lines. It exudes sportiness. And this one also has 3 million miles on the clock. One day I hope to buy one myself. With fewer miles! You remember Long Island’s Irv Gordon, don’t you? If … Continue reading

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DAILY CHORTLE

 

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ENERGY NOODLES

Did he get and did the announcer say, “boner?”

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HOT NICKLE + SUGAR = ????

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WATER COLLECTORS INSPIRED BY FLOWERS

Pretty clever stuff: amed for the Mayan god of rain, the Chaac Ha water collector is an intuitive and impressive invention for water preservation, which is becoming an increasingly immediate global obstacle. It was created by students from the Yucatan … Continue reading

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THE WEEKLY: “CHOOSE YOUR VERSION”

SPENCER DAVIS AND CHICAGO: “I’M A MAN”  

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EYE CANDY

 

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TEN GREAT TIPPING STORIES

There are ten stories here along with some videos.     Here’s one of them: Greg Rubar was a waiter at D’Amico’s Italian Market Café in Houston for 16 years and been waiting on one particular couple at the restaurant … Continue reading

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