Friday, April 28, 2006

BBC NEWS | In Depth | Weekly world news quiz

Quiz me!
I got 4. I felt like I knew this stuff but once again I am thwarted and Bill scores a 6. I'd like to get a 6. The only reason he did not get a 7, he says, is because he hasn't been keeping on top of the brassiere situation in Asia.

CONTEST: What SHOULD David Blaine do next?
Here are some starters...

Bury himself in sand, clambake style.
Live in a box, live in a cardboard box.
Fight Teller.
Eat a bar of soap.

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Angustura Bitters shares drop sharply on bean news

Becalmed It's the end of comedy as I know it. Many of my favorite, side-splittingly hilarious gags are now,


gone with the wind.

Friday, April 21, 2006

McSweeney's Internet Tendency:

It's heavenly I know many of you may have already seen this site but for me it is ephemeral. I hoep to come back here someday.

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Bill Nye the Sticky Guy

Stop looking at me like that and just eat your Mentos Recently Bill Nye was in the news when he held forth as a distingushed lecturer and drove christians from the room in the name of


Sunday, April 16, 2006

Foul underpants theft deterrent

Ideal for travelers.
Doubles as a wallet.
Doubles as spare underpants in a pinch.

Friday, April 14, 2006

What do these have in common? Nuts,Bollywood,Wagyu.

Quiz me!

Bill and I each got a 4.
Rocket is a high class food?

Looking for a regional map showing hoagies, grinders, sarnies, etc I found this instead.
How to pronounce things properly, you boob.

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

What's the word of the day?

Hint: it means "vehemently incensed and condemnatory" ...And my spellchecker let it slide right past in the sentence: "When they see the words NET WROTH, most folks will want to make that number as accurate and as large as possible."

This got through too:
Today we looked at the Express entry method of getting a Newt Worth report

Friday, April 07, 2006

Exterminate. Exterminate.

Nigiribot I hope this mofo never grows legs.

Avast me hearties. Thar be bounty in them page two articles

Quiz me!
I got four, thinking that I would do better. Heck, it was asking about Swedish fish, but apparently not the Gummi kind. Bill got 6, nice job. He notes that Mike Tyson is a complicated man but doesn't let on if he actually got that one.

I can't wait for my new National Geographic to arrive!

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Wow--that is small.

"The resulting nanowires can be used in minuscule lithium ion battery electrodes, which in turn would be used to power very small machines, the researchers report in Friday's issue of the journal Science."

Viruses 'trained' to build tiny batteries

Hey, that fish is walking around!

Touched by his stubby, leg-like appendage This article should be required reading in the Kansas school system. At least it should be read over the Free Kansas radio station that is broadcasting progressive thought from over the Nebraska border.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Sir, what you have there is what we refer to as a focused, non-terminal repeating phantasm, or a Class Five full roaming vapor.

Transcriptionist seeks Purpose Hats off to you for the effort but seriously, Spacecamp?

Monday, April 03, 2006

First Indiana, now these guys

When will Arizona get a clue? Bonus: scroll down to see Mr. Clarke's t-shirt.