Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Recommended 5/30

Swim at Your Own Risk is a blog detailing shark attacks, attacks by other marine animals, and generally all the awful things that might happen to you at the beach. (via Grow-A-Brain)

Delightful Insects of Summer.

Chicken in a Watermelon recipe, taken from an Easter Egg on the Buckaroo Banzai DVD.

An ad for the Czech automobile Skoda Fabia features the car made of cake!

Oh, what a tangled web we weave... the story of The Vasectomy.

ABC News did a story on Mental Floss’ Law School in a Box.

Michael Moore’s new film, Sicko.

Homo Escapeons on the importance of beauty.

18-year-old pole vaulter Allison Stokke learns what men are really about.

What Al Gore really said (and really did) about the Internet.

Cheney criticizes the Geneva Convention in Military Academy commencement address.

At Miss Cellania, you should read up on Canada and Seniors and Sex.

Monday, May 28, 2007

Memorial Day Hotlinks

An upcoming movie, 5-25-77 is a coming-of-age film set around the premiere of Star Wars.

Cute video: The Begging Cat.

Weird Russian Stamps.

Happy Wombat.

Chernobyl: Twenty Years Later.

The Truth About Pearl Harbor.

Video remembrances of those who will not return from Iraq.

The Naval Battles of Guadalcanal: looking back on Memorial Day.

Making less than Dad did: declining income in America.

Andrew Card was booed offstage when he was presented an honorary degree.

Political shenanigans in Texas (and everywhere else)!

Investigative reporter Greg Palast says 4.5 million votes will be shoplifted in 2008.

At Miss Cellania, catch posts on English Translation and my very first (and most risque) Star Wars post.

Friday, May 25, 2007

Weekend Links

Thirty Years Later: The First Time I Saw Star Wars.

The King Arthur Tour.

The Fark LOL Presidents. You’ll see nothing funnier today.

Pepsi has a cucumber-flavored soft drink that will be released June 12th in Japan. It will only be available for a limited time. (via Gorilla Mask)

Bling Ballz. NSFW!

The Goof Gallery is a section of Strange Science that chronicles mistakes made by early naturalists when trying to describe or illustrate species without the aid of photographs or first-hand evidence. (via the Presurfer)

If you were going to name a new flavor for a laxative, wouldn’t you put a little more thought into it than this? (via Frontier Former Editor)

The Marriage Gap follows AND causes the Income Gap.

Gas station owners are giving up.

Six years later, another death from 9/11.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Links 5/22

Share your funny parenting moments and win a t-shirt from LTDchix amd Miss Cellania.

Sonification: A Little Data Music.

A Pasta You Can’t Refuse.

Eighteen-year-old is the youngest person to climb all “seven summits”.

Wired’s Ideas to Improve NASA.

The tunnel system underneath Walt Disney World.

Winners of the 2007 Best Visual Illusion Contest.

The US Civil War in four minutes.

The new Rolling Rock Beer ad campaign targets blogs on the cheap.

D-railing (drunk emailing). (via Mental Floss)

LOL President, a place to send your best political macros. Related: LOL Candidates.

What nurses think of Michael Moore’s new movie “Sicko”.

A word from JFK on government secrecy. (via Susie-Q)

Monday, May 21, 2007

Recommended 5/21

John Rambo Trailer. Warning: extremely violent. Scheduled for release in May 2008.

I’ve posted it before, but it’s worth another look: the infinite zoom.

Strange Celebrity Baby Names. (Thanks, Barbara!)

How to be an Alaskan Fisherman. Awesome photoessay.

The Ten Greatest Man Boobs of all Time.

Sideshow World is an online museum and archive of the circus and carnival sideshows of the past. (via the Presurfer)

Fish and Rice Cakes.

YesButNoButYes is beginning a weeklong interview with Bambi Woods of Debbie Does Dallas.

Did you ever wonder how Disney World got supplies to each park area without delivery trucks? You never see a garbage truck in Frontierland, either. A former Disney Cast Member explains the tunnel system installed underneath Walt Disney World. (via Grow-A-Brain)

Deep-Sea treasure hunting sometimes pays off big!

Michael Moore bought health insurance for his biggest critic.

The British Military has openly allowed gays to serve since 2000, with no ill effects.

The Bush-Carter war of words.

At Miss Cellania, you’ll enjoy posts on Divorce and Teenage Daughters.

Friday, May 18, 2007

Weekend Links

Ten Silent Movies from A Galaxy Far Far Away.

Pop-It. (via Transbuddha)

Gr8 Big Hair. (Thanks, Jan!)

Wonder Woman and the Phallic Menace. (via Grow-A-Brain)

The Cannes Film Festival is going on now through May 27th. You can follow the action with the IFC Cannes Cam. (via Ursi’s Blog)

100 Movies, 100 Quotes, 100 Numbers.

Quaker Steak and Lube is a racing-themed restaurant chain. They seem to be all over the South and Midwest, but I’ve never heard of it til recently. Would you eat at a place with such a name? (via All-Night Surfing)

Are you a Flying Arse? (Thanks, Jan!)

Smoky the cat owes his life to the London Fire Department and Tom Reynolds from Random Acts of Reality. The cat was rescued from a house on fire in London and given oxygen and an ambulance ride to the local vetrinary hospital. (via Cynical-C) Here’s the LOLcat version.

Renee C. Byer of the Sacramento Bee won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. The winning feature will rip your heart right out. (via Genuine)

The English may be a bit fractured, but this photo essay about Katie Kirkpatrick will touch you right where you are.

Dog Beats Owner. At Wii Tennis.

At Flower Garden, just click to plant a flower. Or a lot of them! (via Grow-A-Brain)

I’m going to light that fuse.

Help Hillary Clinton select a campaign theme song. (via YesButNoButYes)

Early favorites, like Paul Tsongas, Howard Dean, And Barack Obama don’t have a chance. (via Grow-A-Brain)

At Miss Cellania, you’ll enjoy a post on Chocolate and Coffee.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Recommended 5/17

Congratulations to Zube Girl, who gave birth to Zube Baby after wanting to for oh so long!

Great philosophy can sometimes be overheard, if you listen.

The perfect time to question your best friend’s masculinity is at his wedding reception.

Scott Meyer has a wonderful comic strip called Basic Instructions. Recently, he asked his wife Missy to take over so he could have a break.

Plupon, an addictive math game.

The weirdest tattoos ever. Very much NSFW.

A light made of ice? Instructables has directions on making your own. (via PAgent’s Progress)

Your Wedding: Star Trek or Star Wars?

You can have a wall clock or a desk clock made with your arms telling the time! (via Ursi’s Blog)

Online Etch-A-Sketch.

Headline of the week: Get A Taste of Angel’s Colon.

If you are in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Chicago, you can get a report every week on where the free booze is. will send you a newsletter, or you can check their site anytime you need a really cheap date idea.

The Empire State Building tries out new colors.

Damn good video by Bill Clinton. Full of things most folks don’t know about Hillary.

Toni Morrison has a good point. We were not to be called on as citizen, but only as consumers.

Semi-War. By creating an atmosphere of perpetual crisis, Presidents have expanded their powers and hidden their actions from the public eye.

How Gonzales did an end-run around the Justice Department over warrantless wiretapping. By steamrolling Ashcroft’s hospital room.

President Bush has quietly claimed the authority to disobey more than 750 laws enacted since he took office.

Firedog Lake has a “eulogy” for Rev Falwell that includes his “greatest hits”.

Larry Flynt has a rather classy statement on Falwell’s death.

At Miss Cellania, you should read up on Food, LOLcats, or Golf.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Recommended 5/14

Real People or Brand Names?

The Bush Buttplug War.

Never rent to college students.

Lackadaisy is a webcomic about cats who run gin joints in St. Louis during Prohibition. Not only a rollicking story, but awesome artwork! Link to beginning of story.

Special Bra Collection. (via Grow-A-Brain)

Henry Rollins on Wal*Mart.

Faces in Nature. (via Dump Trumpet)

The answer is NOT always C. Especially on a true/false quiz. (Thanks, Jan!)

Laser Cut Cake!

An ontology is an explicit specification of a conceptualization. I don’t understand a word of this, but BoingBoing thought it was funny.

Have you ever opened a fortune cookie and wondered what was going through the mind of the person who wrote it? Here’s a collection of those! (via Dump Trumpet)

The world’s first surviving all-girl sextuplets were born to Graham and Janet Walton in 1983. The girls grew up in the Walton’s eight-bedroom house and left home at age 18. Now, at 23, five of the six have moved back in with their parents (the sixth lives nearby)! (via Look at This)

The story of a brave, brave adoptive family. This may make you cry. I did. (Thanks, Barbara!)

Senior VA Officials get big bonuses. Because they’ve been doing SUCH a good job taking care of our veterans. (via This Woman’s Journey)

Just WHY are the democrats so angry?

At Miss Cellania, you need to check out the latest post on the Joy of Work.

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Weekend Links

Anyone can be hot in cyberspace.

Were you checking her out?

Why I won’t buy my 9-year-old a GameBoy for her birthday.

Best headline of the week.

Kymaerica. The strangest geography lesson you’ll ever see.

Ice Ice Bacon.

Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories has combined two of their favorite things: geeky gadgets and sweets, in the Candyfab 4000. It’s a solid freeform fabrication machine that prints three-dimensional objects made of sugar!

Which is bigger, two 8” pizzas, or one 12” pizza? Learn geometry to eat more pizza.

Asian women have a gizmo available that purports to reshape the nose into something more “Western”. This is too sad. (via the Presurfer)

World Footbag Champion.

The Useless Men have some advice in detecting cold cases.

A Postal Post: 6 crazy mail delivery stories.

Miss Lola Rose videotapes her mom’s opinions on just about anything, in small snippets for your enjoyment. I like this woman!

At Miss Cellania, you might like to read up on Spring Chores or Mothers Day.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Links 5/9

A Rube Goldberg contraption for pyromaniacs.

Dungeons and Dollhouses. Amazingly intricate work illustrating your cinematic fantasies.

John Borowski has made a movie detailing the life and crimes of serial killer Albert Fish. You can win an autographed DVD by entering this sweepstakes at the Morbid Curiosity Shop.

Another reason not to buy CDs.

Mathematics in movies.

What is this Unidentified Flying Object? (via the Presurfer)

Harry Potter, Luke Skywalker, King Arthur, and the Matrix. It's a classic story.

What’s wrong with this picture?

Double Viking has published A Playlist for Life’s “Special” Moments. You can load up your iPod with appropriate tunes for stalking, banging your buddy's new wife, masturbation, and other fun activities. (Thanks, Jan!)

DM of the Rings. A webcomic of gamers playing through the Lord of the Rings Trillogy. (via Transbuddha)

Who’s your favorite fake culinary icon? Ronald McDonald, Uncle Ben, Aunt Jemima, or Betty Crocker? The University Oxford Press wants your opinion!

The “Goodbye, I Hate You All” Post Generator.

Hollywood’s Biggest Boobs.

The surgeon was distracted by boobs.

NYC Educator is hosting The Carnival of Education, with a ton of links to thought-provoking articles.

The Onion’s Special Women’s Issue.

The Top 10 Most Infamous Male Celebrity Hairdos. (via Gorilla Mask)

79% of Americans are missing the point entirely.

Bush at a loss for words.

John Hodgeman explains how the World Bank works.

The Republican debate in 32 seconds. Just in case you didn’t watch the whole thing.

At Miss Cellania, you might like to read up on Personal Hygiene or History.

Monday, May 07, 2007

New Links

Prison Tips for Paris Hilton.

This poster explores the anatomy of Canis pneumatis, or the common balloon dog. (via Militant Platypus)

The greatest dance scenes ever in this music video. NSFW. (Thanks, Jan!)

The Hell of Public Restrooms. (via the Presurfer)

Dude Studios presents the dude version of star wars, called Star Dudes. (via Transbuddha)

Why you should drive farther to see the new Harry Potter movie at an IMax theater: bigger boobs.

How to make a ninja mask out of a t-shirt.

Being a bicycle officer means you never have to worry about having a bike lock.

Memories of cemetery residents are preserved in this video: Still Life.

How investments work.

Hometown grocery store is fighting back against Wal*Mart and winning -for now.

Giuliani is nuts.

Sean Penn tells it like it is -the Bush administration should be jailed.

At Miss Cellania, you might like posts on Kids or Mars and Venus: Education.

Thursday, May 03, 2007

Recommended 5/4

Julia Louis-Dreyfuss vs. Paris Hilton. Who is classier?

Video of the new unidentified sea serpent in Florida.

Millimeters Matter. Samsung’s new viral marketing ad has teeny tiny cream pies flung at insects!

If 2001: A Space Odyssey confused you, you are not alone. Maybe you’ll have more luck with the five minute version.

The 40 most famous internet animal videos all in one place.

Graffiti Art.

I am proud that it’s now official- the world belongs to me! The new book is called “Everything is Miss Cellania’s.”

Why do Americans take marital fidelity more seriously than other countries? Because in America, a woman’s opinion counts for something.

Comic explaining the separation of church and state.

Rolling Stone on Keith Olbermann.

At Miss Cellania, you want to catch up on Airlines and Math.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Links 5/1

The nightmare of finding housing in New York City. Or you might just laugh.

Mother Nature’s Music.

Bash the Computer.

The 30 Strangest Animal Mating Habits.

When a Baldwin Calls. (via YesButNoButYes)

LOL-Kitteh as a Second Language (LKSL-101) in Five Easy Steps.

This study shows that women on the whole are better drivers than men, less likely to crash, but not quite as good at parking.

America’s favorite buildings.

That’s one BIG shotgun!

Weird ad: Building airplanes in the sky.

Old Pictures is a huge archive of photography dating back to the mid 19th century. The menu is a little hard to find, located between ads on the left side. I could spend hours browsing these photos.

Spooky NYC picture.

Skybus - New Zero-Frills Airline With $10 Tickets. Some restrictions apply.

eBay Feedback Generator. (Thanks, Jan!)

Mission Accomplished: Giving bin Laden what he wanted.

Forged Iraq document traced to Cheney’s office.

What Barry Says about the US and how it treats the rest of the world.

At Miss Cellania, you want to read up on Reptiles and Amphibians.