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December 25, 2007

The people in background

Pentti_linkola Joseph Zeman, 73, commonly known as the Pigeon Man of Lincoln Square

Pentti Linkola is a radical Finnish environmentalist who has often been accused of ecofascism. He lives a materially very simple life and works as a professional fisherman.

Linkola is a misanthropist who blames humans for the destruction of the environment and he has promoted ideas such as genocide for saving the environment and to keep the population in control. He strongly promotes deindustrialization. His ideal of society is a totalitarian dictatorship ruled by a small educated elite, where the majority of the population has the living standards of the Middle Ages, where consumption is limited only to renewable resources, and where "defective" people are killed

Danny Lloyd played Danny ("Doc") Torrance in Kubrick's Shining. He acted in only one other film, The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy, and is now a professor for Biology in a collage in Kentucky. (Also, four other bit actresses from the film would never appear in another movie after The Shining)

And in the early Nineties, a man called Alan Conway went about London telling people he was Stanley Kubrick

Silicone implants for tattoo boobs

Bill Maher’s Dickheads of the Year 2007

Watch the people in background

Marry Christmas from The Flying Spaghetti Monster

(No time to blog tonight - Sorry. This post was composed a few weeks ago)

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December 24, 2007

A fistful of Leone

Sergio_leone A Sergio Leone tribute (YT)

A Happy 75th Birthday To Russ Yelburton, The Deputy Chief Of The Water Department

…Hundreds of newspaper headlines, TV trailers and episode titles, etc. have played on Soderbergh's first film title, usually in the form sex, lies and something else or “something, something and videotape”…

Fan Tan, a novel by Marlon Brando

My favorite Frank Langella’s rolls: William Paley in “Good Night, and Good Luck”, Clare Quilty in Adrian Lyne’s Lolita (1997), Bob Alexander in Dave (1993) Ostap Bender in “The Twelve Chairs”. What’s yours?

The various WideScreen Systems

Happy Holidays to all

(No time to blog tonight - Sorry. This post was composed a few weeks ago)

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December 23, 2007

Shrooms - The Movie

 Shrooms Baby on Acid

Doing nothing has never been so amazing

Groovy animations

Gardener's world

Shrooms - The Movie

20 Creative Ways People Have Smuggled Drugs and Been Caught. (Thank you, ThinkingMan)

De Sjamaan magic mushrooms for sale

Encyclopedia Drugica

Re-post: Hallucinations

Google search No. 1 for How to make acid

(Thanks to John Madsen for sending in the original graphics above)

(No time to blog tonight - Sorry. This post was composed a few weeks ago)

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December 22, 2007

Guild for Reality Integrators

Rat_princess Animal icon of the Guild for Reality Integrators and Generators

The Rat Princess portraits with babies

The roaring camel

Curiosity gif

My cat won a contest, sponsored by Kitty Pan cat litter, when I was just 10 years old. We were part of a crazy, week-long cat-beauty pageant, held at the Playboy Plaza Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Yes, it was insane… The All American Glamour Kitty Contest

Virtual Prrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. Also, a purring podcast

Animal Liberation Front

(No time to blog tonight - Sorry. This post was composed a few weeks ago)

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December 21, 2007

Pixar's in-jokes

Kibble_truck Truck Bearing Kibble

Comic Strip Classics a series of postage stamps , honoring the centennial of the newspaper comic strip. (Click to biggify)

A definitive list of where the in-jokes & self references in Pixar's feature films & shorts are located

The world of Matt Furie

Merry Bluesy Christmas to all. (Thank you Joe Truck!)

A Huge Depository Of Unusual Comix and Cartoons Here

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December 20, 2007


Gene_dna Completed in 2003, the The Human Genome Project was a 13-year project coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health.

Project goals were to

• identify all the approximately 20,000-25,000 genes in human DNA,
• determine the sequences of the 3 billion chemical base pairs that make up human DNA,
• store this information in databases,
• improve tools for data analysis,
• transfer related technologies to the private sector, and
• address the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) that may arise from the project.

Though the HGP is finished, analyses of the data will continue for many years...

Video: Omni directional wheels

Edison labs, Henry Ford Museum, Detroit

Re-post: The Rube Goldberg Alarm Clock

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Solar Flare

Fly_me NASA Video of active Solar Flare

The Old Negro Space Program. (More by Andy Bobrow: Everything I Know About Life I Learned From My Cock)

Fly me to the moon 3D adventure

Largest known star


A giant spider attacks the shuttle Atlantis

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December 19, 2007

Got shrimps?

Yellow_fruit Automated Shrimp Peeling Machine in action

Forget Turducken! How about a turkey, goose, chicken, pheasant, partridge, pigeon squab, Aylesbury duck, Barbary duck, poussin, guinea fowl, mallard-and quail roast?

Got beef

Fruit Vessel by Helena Schepens

For J-Walk: Bacon Scented Bacon Print Tuxedo

A Huge Depository of Unusual Meat and Vegetable Links Here

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Mexican Vintage Ads

Please_take_one Cola for babies - How soon is too soon. (From Quipsologies)

Truth in Advertising

AICP Midwest Sponsor Reel done in 80’s Cheese style

A blog about Mexican Vintage Ads

Lingerie for men, one of the freakiest ads of 12007

A Huge Depository of Unusual Advertisements Here

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December 18, 2007

Staying Hungry

Annie_leibovitz_arnold The Arnold Apple “Revaluing and upgrading the image of the apple to a successful and healthy premium product”

Schwarzeneggers Englishskills

Schwarzenegger Prank Calls Gateway

Picking the pieces after the fire

From Mozart to Hedy Lamarr - A list of famous Austrians

The Arnold on Magnum

Review of Stay Hungry (1976. I haven’t seen this movie since the time it came out. I remember I liked it a lot then)

A Huge Depository of Unusual Schwarzenegger Links Here

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Crazy Robertson

Glass_thongs Facial shapes & facial features: picking a style that suits you

Gisele Bundchen’s water dress

Hot plumber's crack is still crack

More Fashion ads from Ebony Magazine, 1970 - '76

The Crazy Robertson fashion line

24 unusual bras

Ralph Lauren

A Huge Depository of Unusual Fashion Trends As Well As Growabrain T-shirt Closet Collection Here

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December 17, 2007

Who is winning

Mitt_romney_drag Kant Attack Ad by James DiGiovanna and Carey Burtt

Why Mommy and Daddy Are Democrats, Rush Limbaugh’s favorite children books

Philip Greenspun predicts the 2008 Election 2008 - Obama wins by 5 percent; we will all be depressed

“Charm only goes so far if you're full-bore nuts”… Huckabee said he would oppose gay marriage "until Moses comes down with two stone tablets from Brokeback Mountain saying he's changed the rules"

"I couldn't imagine somebody like Osama bin Laden understanding the joy of Hanukkah." Unamerican Pie (by darkblack66666)

The reasons why Molly Ivins Will Not Support Hillary Clinton for President

Who is winning, based on official meetups

Forty years of work, millions spent on printing books and magazines, yet Lyndon LaRouche has had almost no effect on U.S. politics

Much more about the 2008 Election. Also, the 2004 election and other Political Posts Here

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The Art of Preserving Animal and Vegetable Substances for Many Years

Morte_darthur 1485 - Le Morte d'Arthur, by Sir Thomas Malory. The first book in English

1809 - The French confectioner Nicolas François Appert developed a method of vacuum-sealing food inside glass jars, thus creating the first can

1889: The first jukebox is installed at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco. It becomes an overnight sensation and its popularity spreads around the world

Re-post: The first transistor was built 60 years ago on Dec. 16, 1947

Kicki Håkansson, the first woman to win the Miss World title, 1951

Rocket 88 by Ike Turner & Jackie Brenston (1951), first recorded at Sam Phillips' recording studio in Memphis, on 3 March or 5 March 1951. It is usually acknowledged as the first "rock and roll" song (YT)

The First Ever Coin-Operated Arcade Machine from 1971 (with Video)

2000 - Erik Weihenmayer, first blind person to Summit Everest and the only blind person to have climbed the "Seven Summits"

A Huge Depository of Unusual ‘First Ever’ Stories Here

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December 16, 2007

Three Wise Men

Wham The 8th Annual Santa Speedo Run in Boston

Come down to the manger, see the little stranger
Wrapped in swaddling clothes, the prince of peace
Wheels start turning, torches start burning
And the old wise men journey from the East

Old Christmas cards from Ukraine

Bizarre Christmas records

Some Chilled holiday grooves on SomaFM

12 Days of Christmas Indian style

Left window right window?

30 Years of LucasFilm Christmas Cards

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Music from the Beard

Beard_music Thomas Lang chair solo - Some intense drumming (YT)

Hermeto Pascoal is a Brazilian composer and multi-instrumentalist. Here he plays Music from the Beard

The archive of all the places mentioned in Tom Waits songs

The Wet Riff (Some submissions not work-safe)

Slate’s Ron Rosenbaum on the Best Song Ever by Joni Mitchell

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