Monthly Archives: April 2015

AFTERNOON EYE CANDY

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BORED? LIKE MAZES?

Try these on for size:   You can buy the new one here or the original here. Two years ago we stumbled onto the story of a girl in Japan who was going through her father’s old belongings when she … Continue reading

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DID YOU KNOW?

The first slave owner in the U.S. was a black man. And he had white men as indentured servants. Funny how kids aren’t taught that in school. The first legal slave owner in America was black and he owned white … Continue reading

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FROM THE POLITICAL CARTOON ARCHIVES

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AUSTRALIANS ANSWER AMERICAN HISTORY QUESTIONS

There are lots on this page and I am showing only one. I wonder how many of us could answer ONE question about Australia.

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YOUR AFTERNOON MUSIC BREAK

YELLOWJACKETS: “TOP SECRET”

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POLE DANCING ROBOTS?

That’s going a bit too far. TransIP.co.uk – the Dutch hosts of the ‘Inspiration Centraal’ event – hail London as the startup capital of Europe. A major event hosted in the epicentre of London’s startup community in Tech City has … Continue reading

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101 AMAZING FACTS

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AN HONEST POLITICAL AD

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MORNING EYE CANDY

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I NEVER GUESSED

Take a look at the photo below. Guess when it was taken. Looks like something you’d have seen in the 60s, right? Try 1913. Quite a few more at the link. Well worth going to. Mervyn O’Gorman (1871-1958) is best … Continue reading

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MISDIRECTED ANGER

People are angry at Disney for ditching a bunch of employees and bringing in cheaper labor via H-1B visas. The people should be angry at Congress that allows this sort of crap to take place. If I am a business … Continue reading

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WHAT SAY YOU?

Old man dies in home. Not found for two months. Had changed will to cut out family and gave it all to a guy who cleaned his gutters for free. The family is in court contesting. I say, “Screw those … Continue reading

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HOW SAD IS IT WHEN I’D BELIEVE AN IRANIAN OVER THE OBONGO REGIME?

Saw that the Iranians are claiming Kerry said he wishes “the U.S. had a leader like Iran’s Supreme Leader.” I suspect Iranaian propaganda but it has a ring of truth. Secretary of State John Kerry told his Iranian counterpart that … Continue reading

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KIM JONG-UN TAKES LESSON FROM ERIC CARTMAN

Either “respect his authoritah” or be killed: Kim Jong-un ordered the execution of 15 senior officials this year, including several who complained about the young leader’s policies, South Korea’s intelligence agency said today. Those executed included two vice minister-level officials, … Continue reading

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THE DAILY CHORTLE

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AFTERNOON EYE CANDY

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NOT SURE HOW HE’LL DO IT

A guy plans a 1,000 year photograph of an area to show how it evolves. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years. Keats, a San Francisco writer … Continue reading

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GOT ROKU? WANT TO SEE PRIVATE CHANNELS?

Check this out. Too much info to paste but get a taste below and see the link for installation instructions. Technically, private channels and apps are part of the Roku channel store, but not displayed publicly. A channel can be … Continue reading

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DID YOU KNOW?

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YOUR AFTERNOON MUSIC BREAK

RUSH: “XANADU”

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HE’S IN THE WRONG PLACE

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ROBO-COPS COMING TO DUBAI

It’s looking more and more like science fiction is becoming science fact: In the next two years robots will be used to bolster police forces patrolling malls and other public areas. Dubai Police will be turning into “robo-cops” in the … Continue reading

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MORNING EYE CANDY

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IF RICH AND IN FINLAND, DON’T SPEED

A millionaire found out the hard way when he got a $58,000 ticket for speeding 14 miles over the speed limit. A man in Finland was recently presented with a €54,024 (approximately $58,000 USD) speeding ticket for driving approximately 64 … Continue reading

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IS YOUR WILL OUT OF DATE?

You may want to read the entire thing as it covers several key dates. Here’s one: April 14, 2003 This date relates to the required compliance date of the privacy regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), … Continue reading

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FREE SPEECH IS ONLY FREE IF YOU SAY WHAT THE LEFT WANTS

And when someone tries to tell the truth about the dangers of Islam we have people sworn to uphold the Constitution attempting to deny Americans the right to hear it. Like the Muslim, Keith Ellison and his leftist pal, Andre … Continue reading

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SEEMS APPROPRIATE

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EVENTUALLY PEOPLE WILL FIGURE OUT NOT TO POST EVERYTHING ABOUT THEIR LIVES

Girl gets job. Does not like it. Facebooks it. Gets fired. A real winner, this one. The studs give it away, I think. A single mother lost her new job working at a daycare after posting her hatred for the … Continue reading

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THE DAILY CHORTLE

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AFTERNOON EYE CANDY

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40,000 YEAR OLD BABY TEETH?

Fascinating stuff: The arrival of an advanced group of modern humans in Europe 40,000 years ago played a role in the demise of Neanderthals, scientists have claimed. Neanderthals were the dominant human species in Europe and much of Asia for … Continue reading

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VERY CLEVER ORCA TEACHES BABY HUNTING TRICK

Check out as it uses a fish to lure a bird. I love this one comment: Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. TEACH a man to fish and he eats every day.” Give an Orca … Continue reading

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INDIAN PEOPLE ARE WEIRD

The ones from India…not our “woo-woo” Indians. They roast themselves: These images show a bizarre ritual in eastern India where villagers, including children as young as 10, roast themselves above an open fire in the hope it will bring them … Continue reading

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FROM THE POLITICAL CARTOON ARCHIVES

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A Fine Upstanding Citizen

No one in police custody should sudden die or receive an injury which causes death.   That said, let’s take a look at what a find upstanding citizen Freddie Gray was. 

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YOUR AFTERNOON MUSIC BREAK

BONNIE RAITT AND NORAH JONES: “TENNESSEE WALTZ”

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A LIFEHACK JUST FOR YOU

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IF I WERE RICH I’D BUY IT

The virtually complete skull of a tricerotops: The skull of a 66-million-year old Triceratops is expected to raise almost $2 million at auction. Known as Lung Wong, or the Dragon King, the fossilised item is said to be the world’s … Continue reading

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MORNING EYE CANDY

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NYC TO DE-CRIMINALIZE PETTY CRIMES

— drinking alcohol in public — urinating in the street — bicycling on a sidewalk — being in a park after dark — littering — failing to obey a sign — making excessive noise. They’ll all be handled like a … Continue reading

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SOON NO NEED TO FEAR NEEDLES WHEN GIVING BLOOD

They won’t be using any: In today’s high-tech world, needles seem unnecessarily archaic – surely there should be a better way to extract blood without the pain and failure rate of poking someone in the arm with sharpened steel, and … Continue reading

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THE HYPOCRISY OF THE RELIGION OF “PEACE”

Muslims think nothing of stoning men who engage in homosexual behavior. They encourage it. They make a party of it. Yet somehow when Taliban commanders butt-rape suicide bombers before sending them out it’s not homosexual behavior then. Maybe their Koran … Continue reading

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THIS IS WHAT LIBERALISM HAS WROUGHT

And what happens when you have a black mayor, black race-baiters, a black president, and a black attorney general who think people need to have space to “riot and destroy.”

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ENGLAND JUST PUT A NOOSE AROUND ITS NECK

They want to criminalize having “fear of Islam.” It’s all over for them. And this is the guy who wants to slip on the noose: A future Labour Government is committed to outlaw the scourge of Islamophobia by changing the … Continue reading

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THE DAILY CHORTLE

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AFTERNOON EYE CANDY

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A Little Extra Something To Listen To

Now I remember why I loved being stationed in California during this time as women definitely outnumbered men.    

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NEVER HEARD OF THIS STUFF

But apparently it was quite well-known, used a lot, and supposedly tasty as a condiment/spice. GARUM. Lots more info at link to include how to buy it. You might not’ve heard of garum before, but it was hugely important 2000 … Continue reading

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DO YOU HAVE A MALE OR FEMALE BRAIN?

Sitting on the fence? Not sure? Well, before you get the operation check this out. It’s long so I’ll just give one example: Sit down for a moment. Relax. Then clasp your hands together so your fingers entwine — don’t … Continue reading

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