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April 30, 2007


Fubar How To Insult Someone Using British Sign Language

Scott E. Fahlman, the original creator of the smiley face. Water towers with painted smiley faces can be found from Atlantic coast towns clear out to the Great Plains

Steve Job's favorite expressions. (YouTubesky. Compiled by Romain Moisescot)

Bohica (Bend Over, Here It Comes Again) and other slang army acronyms that are related to FUBAR. List of U.S. Army acronyms and expressions

Just one word, a new blog

The Visual Dictionary is a collection of words in the real world

A music video with random words - Word Dissociation. (More YT)

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April 29, 2007

I bought a new camera, it’s very advanced – You don’t even need it

My doctor told me I shouldn’t work out until I’m in better shape.

I told him, All right; don’t send me a bill until I pay you.

Steven Wright on YouTube: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

(From John’s blog)

SR interview on Dead Frog

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Meet Howard Beale

Meet Mike Gravel

Speaking with conviction

(Obama should pick him as his VP, if he gets the nomination)

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World of Walmart

Supermarket_shelf Gibbon’s Market and the battle of mom and pop stores against mega-retailers. (From Positive Ape Index)

A Day in the World of Wal-Mart. The Walmart prank. In an effort to combat their negative media portrayal, Wal-Mart has set up a public-relations war room

Fake Chinese brands

Looking for copper sulfate? Or how about polyvinyl alcohol? The chemical store is the place for the home chemist and hobbyist

Catholic Mobile provides families and individuals with inspiring Catholic content that will enrich their daily wireless experiences. (From For your entertainment)

“If I buy this face cream, I will be as beautiful as the actress endorsing it” - Thoughts of the Average American Consumer (as Imagined By a Marketing Executive)

15 more ways stores trick you into spending

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April 28, 2007

Midnight matinee

Grindhouse_poster Quentin Tarantino's Welcome Back Kotter

Other Pulp Fiction Parodies on YouTube

Banksy Pulp Fiction image worth more than £300,000 painted over

Werewolf Women of the SS and the other three fake trailers from Grindhouse

Watching Death Proof, the second, Tarantino-directed half of the Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino double bill, Grindhouse, there are moments that feel like a throwback to seeing Pulp Fiction in a crowded multiplex in 1994

Tarantino: I'm proud of my flop

No time to blog tonight. Sorry.

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April 27, 2007

50 million pages

Long_walk For the first time, secrets of the Nazi Holocaust that have been hidden away for more than 60 years are finally being made available to the public. We’re not talking about a missing filing cabinet - we’re talking about thousands of filing cabinets, holding 50 million pages. (The text from some TV show)

Rabbit Raising in German Concentration Camps. The Angora rabbit project was an SS-administered program to breed rabbits for their soft, warm fur, one use of which was to line the jackets of Luftwaffe pilots. The rabbits were raised in luxury not far from the maltreated prisoners in 31 Nazi concentration camps in Germany, including Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Dachau. (From Metafilter)

The Long Walk

The Nazi Triangle

Calamita cosmica - Uno scheletro gigante in piazza Duomo a Milano

No time to blog tonight. Sorry.

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April 26, 2007

Around About

Phenakistoscope Online alarm clock. (From Presurfer)

Another online clock

Fake watches by Real Fake Watches

Anthony Dickens Rotating clock

The entire top surface of the Time table is a digital clock

Verbarius Clock spells out the time in a different way every minute

The Shinshoku is a continuous stainless steel band that wraps around your wrist with a matrix of punched out holes. Beneath the surface are 29 super bright LED's which illuminate to indicate the time. (From The Boings)

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April 25, 2007


Internet_mexico_cruise Jorn Barger often complains to interviewers that 'weblog' is the least interesting of his many neologisms. Here's a sampling of others

Anil Dash on the explosion in popularity of lolcats

Han Hoogerbrugge’s new Nails

Google in 2084

The Piano

An Hungarian Map of Calamity

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Napkin Folding

Mug_morph_2 Eero Saarinen’s Womb Chair, 1947

Johnny Swing’s Nickel Couch

A museum of original Russian samovars from Tula

Napkin Folding Guide

Blood Puddle Pillows

Fire tables

Unrelated: Random image thread on Fark. (not safe for dialup)

No time to blog tonight. sorry.

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April 24, 2007

“An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh”

For_only_one_dollar The Gift of a Banana, Pre-Sliced from the Inside, Cements a Friendship. Includes instructions. (By Sara Thacher)

Can’t get enough of them lemons

Red capsicum (and other of Wikipedia’s POTD)

A Rare Treat, "Foot Potatoes"

Robert Bolesta’s Meat alphabet made of raw hamburger

If you're hungry for a hotdog, you're in luck. For only $1, I will cook you a hot dog and mail it to you. If you buy 5, I'll throw one in for free, and send you 6 hotdogs.

Knit Fruit Rattles

Twins and triplets

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April 23, 2007

Dinosauria, we

We are born into this
into these carefully mad wars
into the sight of broken factory windows of emptiness
into bars where people no longer speak to each other
into fist fights that end as shootings and knifings

Green Nazis and Tattooed Mountain Women compete for Oddest Titles prize. The winner: The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification

What's the Creepiest Thing Writer's Block Has Caused Someone to Do?

A suggestion a day from the Williamsburg Regional Library - Blogging for a Good Book

Creative uses of a fridge and stove: No one belongs here more than you. Stories by Miranda July

Classic novels penned by young authors

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April 22, 2007

Have you ever been to Schenectady


From Charles Grodin to Adrien Brody, a list of People banned from SNL

From the Cool Hall of Fame - Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

Foster Brooks on Dean Martin Roasts. Foster Brooks was most famous for his ongoing portrayal of a drunken man. Previously blogged: The drunken airline pilot. This YouTuber watches it

The new Mt. Bean’s Holiday

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The coolest personalized license plate of the day

A Jetta from Maryland

CA OMG WTF plate

An idea from 1938 that never caught on: Words, Not Numbers, Grace New License Plates. (From J-Walk)

Austrian officials fed up with motorists stopping to urinate by the roadside have put up fake snake warnings to scare them into using toilets

Update: The "W Lied" retires

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April 21, 2007

Van Gogh baby shower

Doughnut_bed How to clown about with custard pies

A Japanese artist couple buys an extra big candy ball and decides to film its 'shrinking through licking'. They were licking, day after day, for about six months. Seasons changed, they moved around the globe, but they kept at it. Licking away

How Anne Heap of Pink Cake Box created the “Starry Night” cake

Cake tourists, traveling the globe in search of amazing cake

Russian fancy cakes (Baked by Zhanna)

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April 21, 2007 in Food - Desserts | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Then and Now

Tom_tomorrow_bush_3 More about Then and Now from Tom Tomorrow

The Languid Anger of Peterbilt Nixon by Max Udargo

May death come swiftly to the enemies of Robot Nixon

Did you know that Warren G. Harding once stabbed a hobo on a dare? Four other terrible fake secrets about U.S. presidents. (All previous 5ives)

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