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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