Sunday, April 29, 2007

Links 4/29

This video clip was shown before a special screening of Star Wars. It will most likely come to a theater near you!

Are you experiencing Testicles? See the ad on the right.

The scam story was a scam.

Supercool Winkytool.

Scotty has finally reached the stars.

How to print faces on toast.

eBay Feedback Generator. (Thanks, Jan!)

Frank Zappa’s funniest TV appearances.

Turtle Creek Chorale and their adaptation of the Hallelujah Chorus. You may laugh at first, but they do it well, and it ends up being just a lovely idea. (via Arbroath)

Don’t let your cellphone out of your sight! Wendy Nguyen was shocked to receive a bill for $26,000 after her cell phone was stolen.

Over a million men are completely unaware they are raising a child who was sired by another man. What are the ethical rules? Should a doctor tell him?

United States National Debt (1938 to Present)

Are you depressed? Maybe there is a good reason.

O’Reilly Attacks MediaMatters for Accurately Quoting Him.

Bodies Count!

At Miss Cellania, you might enjoy posts on Divorce or Letters and Words.

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Recommended 4/26

Wiigobot, a Lego robot that plays Wii. Does life get any nerdier than that?

Cute Little Cthulhu.

Looking for my Leopard. (Thanks, Bill!)

The best short films I can recall from Night Flight.

There may be as few as 25 Borneo rhinos left in the world, making it one of the world's rarest animal species. The first still photograph of a Borneo rhino was taken only last year. Now, a World Wildlife Foundation project has captured the first video footage of the Borneo rhino. (via Arbroath)

Strong Bad tries to ruin a date.

How high your ceiling is may affect how you think! (Thanks, Ed!)

Extreme Hotels.


Another 500 LOLcats at Meme Cats.

Photos of the president’s celebration of Anti-Malaria Day.

Creating a fascist country in ten easy steps.

Arresting People Who Have Committed No Crimes.

What’s happened to our big Homeland Security budget?

If you’re in the NYC area and want to participate in an Impeach Bush demonstration Saturday, get the details here. (Thanks, Jan!)

At Miss Cellania, you might enjoy posts on Teachers, Weddings, or Georgia.

Monday, April 23, 2007

Latest Links

Dancing Cows.

YesButNoButYes is having a random drawing for five classic motown CDs! No skills neccessary. See this post for how to enter.

You know that thing about women talking more than men? It’s not true. I knew that.

Restore your virginity online with reVirginizer!

Slideshow of celebrities who have appeared on Sesame Street.

Comment thread of the week.

You’ve heard the term, “Every time you masturbate, God kills a kitten”? The Good Reverend has worked that out mathematically.

Gelli Baff turns a normal bath into a pool of brightly-colored gelatinous goop.

The Bronx Zoo is experimenting with turning poop into fertilizer. No, not just animal poop, human, too!

Suicide Food is an alarming term referring to advertising in which an animal acts as though they wish to be eaten. It’s also the name of a blog devoted to such depictions.

Homeless. Australian documentary director Trevor Graham filmed a day in the life of a homeless person in each of six cities: Sydney, New York, Delhi, Tokyo, Jakarta, and London. The resulting stories are broken into many parts (which you can select individually). You may be surprised at the many ways people can find themselves without a home.

The Supreme Court last week upheld a ban against late-term abortions. Here are some other medical procedures that should be banned for moral reasons.

Saturday Morning Campaign 2008.

What’s Bush been doing this week?

An average of 81 people die by gun every day in the US. The New York Times has a graphic showing the breakdown of those deaths by age, sex, race, and cause.

How price supports are making poor people fat.

The Plot Against the First Amendment.

At Miss Cellania, you might enjoy reading about cars.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Latest Links

Photographer Harry Whittier Frees.

The Ultimate Viral Video Compilation.

Homemade Roller Coasters.


Where Are They Now? Porn Stars Volume IV.

Stumpy the Four-Legged Duck is no longer. Oh, he’s OK, he just no longer has four legs.

Ways to NOT write a resume.

Vagina Power! Audio NSFW.

Photographs of Manhattan 1964-1969.

The Virginia Tech shootings had us all in a state of shock. Do we really have no control over the events in our lives?

A story that needs to be told. Professor Liviu Librescu, a holocaust survivor, died while saving his students at Virginia Tech.

Before/after photos of Saddam’s palace.

Omegamom was one of more sane writers during the recent dustup among adoption blogs and their commenters. See her three part series.

The 15 Most Embarrassing George Bush Photos.

At Miss Cellania, you might enjoy posts on Women, Psychiatry, and The Tortoise and the Hare.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Recommended Distractions

Where are they now? Porn Stars, Volume IV.

Exploding sewer!

A cool recycling idea: using the keys of vintage typewriters to make jewelry. (via Dump Trumpet)

Why you should wear a seatbelt. Not for the sqeamish.

The coolest welcome mats ever.

The Sneeze Orchestra.

A Chink in the Armour. 25 minutes. Funny and thoughtful.

The 100 Unsexiest Men 2007. I’d suggest you skip to the top ten. (via Dump Trumpet)

When I first saw Bruce Lee’s movie Game of Death, I was young and oblivious to the bizarre circumstances surrounding the making of that film. .

M.C. Escher Kaleidocycles. -via Ursi’s Blog.

What are the odds that you will ever become a saint? Win an Oscar? Die by fireworks? Date a supermodel? Pretty slim.

The Ultimate Internet Video Compilation.

The Ten REAL Reasons Why Geeks Make Better Lovers.

Ambulance chasers are slow compared to eBayers who will capitalize on a tragedy within minutes of the headlines. (Thanks, Jan!)

Not your average salute to the troops. (lyrics may be NSFW)

Food for Thought: Which political party represents family values?

Your ticket taxes are subsidizing corporate jets.

Nixon vs. Bush: The Analogy.

Absurdist humor. (via Grow-A-Brain)

At Miss Cellania, see posts on Star Trek and Oldsters.

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Yom HaShoah יום השואה

יום השואה April 15th is Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Click here to see a graphic and some links on this occasion.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Weekend Links

The winners of the BOB Awards have been announced. Congratulations to Monty for winning Best Podcast and NYC Educator for winning Best Educational/Homeschooling Blog! Konagod came in second for Best GLBT Blog, and Omegamom came in third for Best Infertility/Adoption Blog. Way to go!

It took less than 12 hours for this to show up on eBay.

Try this vision test. I got up to about level 4, then realized how much time I was wasting (it's fun). Several items I still don’t understand, but found the answers by process of elimination. (via Dump Trumpet)

The 15 Strangest Coincidences in World History.

Group Art is a grafitti-painting application. (via Innings)

So, a PC user, a Mac user, and a Linux user walk into a bar...

Michael Jackson’s robot designs.

Disco Hitler!

Poor Marcus does King of the Cul-de-Sac.

When did America become a nation of frightened wimps?

Display an anti-Bush bumper-sticker, get ejected from public events.

If this guy can get banned from flying, anyone can! "Have you been in any peace marches? We ban a lot of people from flying because of that." (via Exploding Aardvark)

An excerpt from Lee Iococca’s new book Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

At Miss Cellania, you can read posts on Diets and Mars and Venus.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Recommended 4/12

Goodbye, Mr. Vonnegut.

Wikis Gone Wild! A roster of wacky Wikipedia knockoffs.

Now I’ve seen everything. Deep-Fried Balls of Butter.

Read about how I got stranded on a deserted island with Jean-Luc Picard!

Obscene Interiors. Justin Jorgensen took photos that men send into dating services, removed the men (they were often naked anyway), and critiqued them by what the room behind them says about their personalities.

A mother and daughter who hadn’t spoken to each other in two years have a second chance after reports of Jennifer Jordan’s death turned out to be greatly exagerated.

Headline of the Day.

Pregnancy test.

Get out of my bed!

It ain’t easy being Geisha!

Backpacks for Pine Ridge.

Five reasons George Bush isn’t as stupid as you think. (via Marked Hoosier)

The botched US raid that led to the hostage crisis.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. If I were visiting the Dome of the Rock, I would wear a hajib, because that’s the rules. It doesn’t mean worshipping with them, it just means not starting a riot.

6 things I am tired of debating.

On Miss Cellania, you might enjoy a post on Sex Advice, Boats, or Dogs.

Monday, April 09, 2007

New Links

The Belt Flip. Just watching this makes my back hurt.

Ten things your restaurant will not tell you.

Frank and Cindy: a new movie about the horrible things early fame can do to people.

A penguin on a treadmill.

How fat is your country? ‘Cause mine is FAT!

If you’ve ever seen Deal or No Deal, you’ll enjoy playing Meal or No Meal. I won a $300,000 plate of lamb chops my first try! (via Exploding Aardvark)

Are you a Certified Asshole? Take the test! (Thanks, Jan!)

What to do when you’re up a creek without a paddle.

A young six-toed cat in NYC needs a home. See him here.

Look At This has a great collection of Monkey-ed Movies. You’ll enjoy these.

A tourist report from the new Grand Canyon Skywalk.

How the right wing is making Christians look bad to everyone else.

How the Army gets out of giving benefits to soldiers wounded in action... by claiming pre-existing conditions.

PVC over at Cynical-C sent an email to Circuit City over their firing of 3,400 workers because they earn too much. You can send one, too!

At Miss Cellania, you might enjoy my posts on Parking and Pancakes.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Recommendations 4/5

The finalists for the BOB (Best of Blogs) Awards have been announced, and voting is open! You can vote for ME for Funniest Blog here. Note that they spelled it Misscellania. Also vote for Omegamom for Best Infertility/Adoption Blog here, NYC Educator for Best Education Blog here, Monty (Brain Soup) for Inspirational Blog here and Best Podcast here, and Konagod for best LGBT Blog here. You can see all the categories at Best of Blogs. You can vote once a day in each category through Friday the 13th.

Can you tell a sex toy from a fishing lure? Just by the name? Take the quiz and find out!

Son, we need t talk to you about condoms.” A nightmare in education for Crystal’s son. This is too funny to even describe! (via Theater of the Absurd)

Internet Safety Tips. What you REALLY need to know before logging on.

Time to Harden Up!

A BBC2 documentary about Fred Phelps and his family and their obsession with other people’s sex lives.

Melissa McEwan, also known as Shakespeare’s Sister, has a new site and a new name, Shakesville. Please update your blogrolls!

Bush complained about Congress taking a vacation. Then he left on vacation.

The Male Privilege Checklist. (via Konagod)

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Recommended 4/3

Free link exchange offer from YesButNoButYes. I would prefer that you link to a post with my name on it, but that’s just me.

Some awesome castles.

The machinima film Deviation combines existential angst with shoot-em-up videogames in a way that will make you laugh. It’s now entered into a film contest at Take a look, and if you like it, click on the fifth star to the right. You can see other entries here.

Watch this dog solve the problem of the ball in the pool in a unique and clever way!

The Case of the Cottingley Fairies.

Four years of training. The first six months did wonders, but I also really admire this guys persistance over the years!

Orbox B is a logic puzzle disguised as a videogame. 30 levels of insanity! There is help here.

ThumbPer needs your help to save the Hemingway Cats!

Defenders of Wildlife is a non-profit environmental group. To get your notice, they have a morphing application called You Wild that can change your picture into one of 20 wild animals! Here’s me as a wildcat and as an owl.

UFO porno. From Finland, where Miss Cellania is more popular than here in the States. Because I post stuff like this.

Sock Puppet Porn.

Cyborg Fish. I don’t know what you are supposed to do here, but I spent a lot of time playing with it. (Thanks, Bill!)

The West Virginia Mountaineers won the National Invitational (basketball) Tournament (NIT) by beating Clemson 78-73. There’s only one thing missing...

My Three-Year-Old Gag Order. (via Saurly Yours)

The George Bush Collector Plate Series. (NSFW language)

The gap between the rich and the poor is getting wider. Even President Bush admits it.

Father knows best.

At Miss Cellania, you might enjoy a post on Art.