March 31, 2006
How bizarre, how bizarre
Suspensions in the Florida Keys. WARNING: EXTREMELY DISTURBING to most unsuspended people! Click at your own risk! suspensions are about mind over matter and a deep spirituality. I focus inward and then slowly work into pulling myself. Its a gentle stretch, slow, and then you feel some slight stinging and then your back just gets warm. Its not horribly painful. It looks much worse than it is. I really mean that. It is a wonderful euphoric feeling to be floating, you can clear your mind and at times you find your own personal utopia. It is a deep insightful look into your soul and feeling the environment around you. This is all about conquering fear and inner strength. (From The Primate Journal. Sorry about the breakup, Robin)
The story began when Reverend Magdalen and her husband, Lord Jesus Christ (a.k.a. Steve Bevilacqua), had a domestic dispute. This is something that happens to many married couples, alas; more importantly, this was their own private business. In fact, it's still their private business, and we wouldn't be hearing about it at all, if something else hadn't happened to cause this case to be exposed to public view… (Thank you, Charlotte)
Inside The Gentlemen's Fight Club. An unlikely group of Silicon Valley software engineers has a bizarre hobby. It involves clobbering each other with everything from toilet seats to baking pans.
The Yu Family History in Pictures
Portraits of me, throughout the years
Chuck Swaim's Age Progression From Age 19 to 30 Years Old (Angelfire site, may go down any minute)
..."Ringmaster steps up, says the elephants left town
People jump and jive, and the clowns inch back around
T.V. news and cameras, there's choppers in the sky
Marines, police, reporters, ask the where, for and why
Pele yells "we're outta here", Seena says "right on"
Make your moves and starting grooves, before they knew we're gone
Jump into the chevy, headed for big lights,
Wanna know the rest? Hey, buy the rights
- How bizarre, how bizarre..."
By the way, does anybody experience problems with seeing the photo of the man’s shoe on the previous post, or get the “Image Not Available”-type messages on other graphics?
Many More Unusual People Doing Unusual Things Here
March 30, 2006
Manolo for the Men
I need my red polyester sequin shoes
Face Hunter, a new blog
Stubbies, Kiwi shorts from ages ago, "back when mullets used to shield their necks from the harsh summer sun"
Hippies Smell and other conservative T-shirts
Welcome to Fez-o-rama. We specialize in the creation of fine Fezzes, jackets and more
John Malkovich is becoming a full-fledged Fashion House
Food scarves from Twinkie’s Fridge
The Bible Belt buckles
Based in New York City, Garde Robe is a full-service wardrobe storage facility providing first-class storage, online closets and an array of services for New Yorkers, travelers and fashion industry professionals. (From BB-blog)
Many More Unusual Fashion Trends Here
March 29, 2006
...Lambo Outside our office... (Click on photo to enlarge)
The "Impeach Bush" Van, Andrew Sullivan's van, in the Tustin Marketplace parking lot
Buy my house and I’ll throw in this FREE Ferrari! This represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to invest your hard earned money in an excellent home and get to own the BEST looking Ferrari ever without paying for it! The Parking lot is full of Ferraris
Many More Unusual Automotive Links Here
March 28, 2006
4 Million hits!
Total number of hits: 4,022,0991
Average per day: 5,143.33
Last seven days: 93,714
Today since midnight GMT: 18,550
The first million hits took 1 year, 1 month & 25 days (From February 5, 2004 to March 30, 2005)
The 2nd million hits took 5 months & 28 days (September 28, 2005)
The 3rd million took 3 months & 12 days (January 10, 2006)
The 4th million took 2 months & 18 days (today).
I always complain about the relative lack of comments on this blog, in relation to the large number of page views. However, there are three old posts here that, for some obscure reasons, keep building up continual debate & comments. They are the posts about Queen Rania of Jordan, the fight for marijuana legalization and the World’s most beautiful woman.
By the way, it is raining very heavily tonight here in Riverside... I went out looking to buy some soup, and got soaking wet…
If you read this, please say “Hello”.
The $1,000 ice cream
Bright Circles Cheesecake from Neiman Marcus: Pistachio butter cake and chocolate decadence cake with pistachio butter cream and orange chocolate ganache. Wrapped in Belgian chocolate paper. 6” square. Serves 10-12. Price $190.00. Shipping Only: $27
Too cheap? Try the $1,000 ice cream sundae
The 17th Annual US Pastry Chef Competition
Jeff Clark is looking for a marketing job. This is my not-so-subtle attempt to get the best advertising gig out there. You probably get thousands of boring resumes and cover letters every year... but it takes passion + know-how (and a free weekend) to do a website
Illustrations originally published in Medecins Chanteclair, a Parisian artistic and medical revue. The magazine issued twice monthly beginning in 1905 and lasted until around 1935, its circulation mostly confined to the medical profession
Dentist of the Day for March 21st, 2006: Dr. Randall W. Toothaker
Now you can download Chris Glass’s TPS Report Cover Sheet
Employees tend to quit their bosses, not their companies
Many More Unusual Career Moves Here
March 27, 2006
Yeti at Home
What not to do: Lick A Cat
The Inkblot Oracle. (Thank you, Craig)
The fight scene clip from "Unefeatable". (Thank you, Kim)
There should be a convention for Bob Balaban fans called Balabananza. It would be great. I can’t wait to go
Twelve Phrases Involving Al Roker That Return Only One Hit on Google
Ted Kennedy Mistakenly Cited for Being Topless in Public
I’m Your Biggest Fan. For the past four years, I’ve been writing letters to Star Jones. I haven’t been doing this because I believe she’s a celebrity diva extraordinaire, put on Earth to show the world how fabulous her life is and how much her husband loves her. No, I do this because I’m a stay-at-home dad in need of a hobby…
Four Famous People Who Were Bedwetters. (I’m sure there were more)
Who are the three men and what are they smiling about?
AbbA photo gallery
Stalker map from Gawker – What a horrible concept!
Tough Love. What happens when mogul and a movie star get married? Contracts get signed, and the drama begins
Many More Unusual Stories About Celebrities Here
Elements of an Effective Suicide
You don't have to live fast or die young to leave an attractive corpse. If you are seriously, sincerely suicidal and want to make a good impression on your way to a better place, Attractive Corpse can help make your final wish a reality
"It's too late. We can't win, they've gotten too powerful." Abbie Hoffman’s Suicide note.
The Lego Suicides. Combining a morbid sense of humor and LEGO ® bricks
Donate a Body for medical research - There's a shortage of cadavers
Autopsy Q & A. Leave questions for Dr. Michael Baden
Laurence Hutton Collection of Life and Death Masks
By the way, my sisters may be coming to visit me next week, and if they do, you’ll find me blogging less for three weeks or so…
March 26, 2006
Looking Up. In the beginning of the skyscraper era, architects were confused about how to design the look of these super tall buildings. One of the decisions facing them was - what to put on the top
More from NYC; Central Park West. New York City's Most Architecturally Distinguished Thoroughfare, A Building-by-Building Survey
Casa Batlló, Antoni Gaudi’s architectural gem
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. (Refresh the page a few times)
Of McManshions and Shantytowns south of San Diego
Seen everywhere: Luigi Di Serio’s 15 Best Skylines in the World
The Snow Dome. (I like the Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole’s rendition of ‘Over the rainbow’ in the background…)
Virtual tour of The Bill Gates estate
Dyslexics are teople poo, literally
Blogging - We’re going to need more monkeys (And other Motivational-Style Posters below)
Literally, A Web Log. An English language grammar blog tracking abuse of the word “literally”
Blogging Frustration. I post and post and post. Don’t get me wrong. I actually enjoy it... But, man, I’m always hoping to get some links. And, they do trickle in. But, dude. How will anyone even find me? (From Jeremy Zawodny)
I am looking for blogs written by low-wage, night-shift employees (such as convenience store clerks) who use their blogs to chronicle interesting experiences from their working lives. Any suggestions?
My tip of the day to Taiwanese marketers: If you absolutely insist on naming a condo project "Blog" because you like the way it sounds, you would be well served to at least register the domain name that you plaster all over the adverts
Turn your blog into a bound book. (Should I print a few copies?)
We didn't start the weblogs, a Billy Joel Parody
More About A-bloggers and blogging Here
“The Persistence of Ignorance” is a gallery of images generated with a Raytracer by Jaime Vives Piqueres
Perceptions by Lonny Evica
A large Collection of Digital Eye Candy Here
A cruel practical joke with a high-tech twist: How does it feel to have the Winning Lotto Ticket?
How embarrassing for you on your first day! Did you walk around like that the whole time?
Car prank. (This is the kind of thing my dad would like)
Tech Pranks, from Sync
The Polaroid Prank
March 25, 2006
How do I get to see the future? I turn 20 in April. I figure if I'm lucky, what with advances in healthcare, I might just make it to 2100, when I'll be 114. What can I do to get further into the future than that? So far I've come up with cryogenics, genetic modification, becoming a cyborg, and a faster than light round trip (time dilation). Any more?
MetaFilter's longest thread with 1729 comments. (After a question by Chris at Cynical-C “What is the record for the most number of comments left on a blog post”)
A sad thread about Leonard Cohen being broke
Must link again! “Once again Jesse Jackson heroically hurls himself between the givers and the receiver of publicity” - one of Defective Yeti’s Metafilter comments, taken out of context
MetaMeta! This post over there…
More of The Best of Metafilter Here
A large collection - 200 Years of Wines of the World, with many sub-categories: With cricket labels, decorated in the Art Nouveau style, with pigs and donkeys, and so much more. Similar to Igor Sergeev's collection of full cigarette packs. (Largest in the world)
4 new Google Gulp products
More Latte Art tutorials
Building an Automated Bar
Mexican Coke, The Real Thing
By the way, I started posting again to the old Blog Of The Day page, now that so many of the old blogs are defunct. Check regularly for new additions there. Please email me or submit your favorite blogs for consideration.