July 31, 2004
“Since the early 1960's there has been two great loves in my life: comic books, and The Beatles. So "Beatles and Bizarros" gives listings of various appearences of The Beatles in comic book format, as well as the DC character, Bizarro”
Rooftop Sessions, juvenile Beatles-Related Fan Fiction
The lost “Mal Evans archive” found in a suitcase at an Australian flea market
When in Vienna, take the Third Man Walking Tour
When in Crawford, Texas, visit the Prairie Chapel ... the original community founded by Heinrich Engelbrecht
When in Toronto, find this interesting swing hanging in an alley
Stay at the finest Hotels in Iraq. Bring your own Kevlar.
Ancient Stones, a site dedicated to the stone circles and standing stones of Britain
Oetzi the Ice Man (aka Frozen Fritz) is the original Ice Man at the South Tirol Museum of Archaeology
(By the way, last night CollegeHumor.com linked to our Steven Wright one-liners page and we are getting over 350 hits per hour…)
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Dolfin Belgian chocolates contain unusual spices: Hot masala, mint, peppercorn, aniseed and tea leaves
For adults only: Adult Chocolate Pops. You have to show two forms of ID to purchase one
(Last year when I visited Israel, my family took me to the Chocolate Gallery in Rosh Pina. In this mountainous Galilee town, in a restored stone building built at the end of the 19th century, they serve a delightful chocolate menu. The site unfortunately is only in Hebrew).
AWOL Machine, Alcohol With Out Liquid™ - Snort your favorite booze and don’t bother with the liquids. Get plastered sniffing air. Yum.
World's Largest Wine Bottle Holds over 45 gallons of Beringer's Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon for Morton's Steakhouse
But I would try a Curry Cocktail… Mmmm
History & the original formula of the Mai Tai
'The point of drinking is to get drunk' say Europe's worst binge drinkers
By the way, here’s the new site for information about the Google's IPO (Initial Public Offering)
July 30, 2004
More Lists of Things To Do
There are some things that are best done clothed. Likewise there are some things best done nude. There are also many more things that can be done equally well clothed or nude. How about Ironing?
101 things to do if you're locked in a room for the next fifty years with only a mattress, a boombox, and a copy of Insision's new album
1001 things to do with Liquid Nitrogen
Alt Text’s List
Our Comprehensive List of Things To Do Before You Die Here
Magic of the Mind
Ashley is 13 years old. Here is her Hand Shadows site
The Yuni 20-inch Ultimate Wheel
Really Pathetic Magicians
Telekinesis refers to moving objects from one place to another without using physical contact…
THEM - Extreme Magic
Ideas for Magic with Paper, by Jeff Lindsay
Many More Magic Links Here
Happy Birthday, John Kimble: We are going to play a fun game. It's called, "who is your daddy, and what does he do?"
You were best when you were Pumping Iron
Schwarzenegger's Lifetime Gross Total: $1,621,940,362. Best grossing movie: T2
Party Time for happy Arnold
Bienvenido a California - Governor Schwarzenegger's Site in Spanish
July 29, 2004
JFK’s Excellent Speech!
Osama Captured! Kerry Campaign Questions Timing
Live blogging by Oxblog from the convention floor
And Bill Maher returns to “Real Time”, interviewing Michael Moore tomorrow night
More News and Blues Here
July 28, 2004
Peace is made by people
“Worth 1000” treatment of War and Peace
Not on the subject, but I must post it today: Funny Straight Talk with Will Ferrell. (From some organization called ACT, America Coming Together)
Kinetic Sand Sculptures by Helmut Baur
Among the most popular things to buy in Jordan are the decorated sand bottles , sometimes with the most intricate designs. The inventor of the sand bottles as art was Andrew Clemens (1857-1894. Sorry, a Tripod site)
Disney Sand Sculptures. (Probably in Orlando, or such place)
The Amazing Wild West Festival of the “Nederlands Zandsculpturenfestival”
Sudarsan's Indian Sand Art
Arch for Arch Sake by Amazin' Walter
Not so artsy - Drip Castles
Eat your Veggies
“I’ve invented BLT Scented Candles. Maybe I’m crazy, but here’s how my mind works…”
John Evans and his record-breaking, Giant Vegetables
Eat Your Peas by Paul Hargrave
A banana a day keeps the doctor away, from “At the heart of it” God Eats Red Meat is dedicated to providing instruction and insight to Christians in their day-to-day dealings with animal rights extremism. Do you know why the environmental movement is entitled Watermelon Environmentalism?
Wink, wink. Nod, nod. Say-no-more, say-no-more. Many More Strange Vegetables Here
India to build the world's biggest statue of the Buddha
On Shiva Shakti , you will find information about yantra, mantra, tantra and other material relating to some of the different traditions; texts on the siddhas, gurus and yogis of the Natha sampradaya including Gorakhnath, Matsyendranath and Dattatreya; much about kundalini, nadis, chakras; images of tantric kula devas (gods) and devis (goddesses) including Kali, Tripura, Shiva, Ganesha, Cchinnamasta, Durga and Tara; pujas and practices; meditations and dharanas; the inner meaning of kaulachara, vamachara and svecchacharya and much more
July 27, 2004
The smell of politics in the morning
Presidents And Prosperity – Forbes ranks The Best American Presidents. Guess who’s number one, based on GDP, employment growth and deficit reduction… Guess who’s number ten.
Ordering pizza in a surveillance society: When did you lose your privacy? Around 1980...
Terror Threat Index Illustrated by James Koehnline
What is going on at the Democratic National Convention? John Kerry to wed running mate in civil ceremony…
Top 25 Celebrities Turned Politicians: From Eastwood to Arnold
I Agree With Me, by P. J. O'Rourke: "I don't think drugs are bad. I used to be a hippie. I think drugs are fun. Now I'm a conservative. I think fun is bad..."
I like the liars, without them politics would be boring
The Armageddon Plan: Continuity-of-government program from the 80’s
The Diddly Awards: Honoring the jaw-dropping achievements of the 108th Congress, from “Mother Jones”
Painting workshops for Zimbabwe street kids
"Jim Bakker spells his name with two k's because three would be too obvious." (Bill Maher)
Many Strange Links about Politics Here
Mostly Useless Information
The inflation of the American dream - How many children & a white picket fence do you really want?
Explore the world of big numbers: How big is a zillion? How small is a quadrillion? More.
Population density - Persons per sq km. Most populous state – Macau.
The porning of America - Has porn's proliferation desensitized us to its power?
A riddle from Eitan: Mom is 21 years older than her son. In 6 years she will be 5 times older than him. Do you know where his dad is? Post your answer below or wait until tomorrow.
Many links that links that will make you smart Here
July 26, 2004
Wild animal of the day
We are listening to - Whale Sounds
At Nodding you can see pictures of nodding dogs around the planet. These cute cult animals are also called bobbing head dogs. You know, most of their life they spend nodding with their head in the rear of a car. But an ever increasing group of people is taking their dogs on their trips. See the results there. Photo above is from Argentina.
Close ups of Flies by Mark Plonsky
LhasaMopso and other biogenetically-engineered animals of the future from Aurelio at “GenieCorp”
Hit the Beach with Hippo Sweat - the Ultimate Cool. The only problem – It stinks
Amos the lollipop donkey, the crossing guard team in Custer, South Dakota
The thing I like the most about The Bronx Zoo Gorilla Forest website, is the design of the front page, naturally
Foofoo’s Cat Astrology
"The most interesting thing on the TV is a sleeping cat", and other Cat bumper stickers and buttons from Nancy Lebovitz.
One hot July day we found an old straggly cat at our door. She was a sorry sight. Starving, dirty, smelled terrible, skinny and hair all matted down. We felt sorry for her and put her in a carrier and took her to the vet. She had no name so we named her Pussycat
Scenes from the Hamster Ballet
The WAOTD (Wild animal of the day) is the Okapia (Okapia johnstoni) which is the closest living relative of the Giraffe, and the only animal that can lick its eyelids to clean them, being that its tongue is 14 inches long. (Thank you, Angie!)
(Why am I blogging about animals? The only animal I dealt with today was some ass who thought he knew better, and who may have lost $750,000 because of it). Many Unusual Animal Links Here