Monday, July 30, 2007

Link 7/30

Trampolinists act out infographic effects in a one-take video.

Oscar, the death-predicting cat, is enshrined in LOLcat history.

A collection of the funniest Steve Martin moments on YouTube.

Quadruple amputee takes on a triathlon.

The Physics of Extraterrestrials: How advanced could they possibly be?

Pirates vs. Ninjas -the great debate of our time. (via Neatorama)

How swearing works.

Ten things you need to know about digital cameras. (via the Presurfer)

10 ways to entertain young children for a dollar or less (without TV).

Date A Firefighter (UK). (Thanks, Paul!)

Check the banner ad over this story.

The US is trying to pick a fight with Iran.

Financial horror story: Canadian woman gives birth in the US.

I KNEW the obligation to switch to AT&T would hurt sales of the iPhone. And the price tag didn’t help, either.

Daily Kos: An Open Letter to Jet Blue. You don’t have to be up to speed on the Kos/O’Reilly controversy to get a lot of out this.

At Miss Cellania, read up on Bad Parenting and The Wizard of Oz.

Friday, July 27, 2007

Links for the Weekend

The worst year in sports, city by city.

20 Things That Are True But Nobody Wants to Admit.

Theme song of the day: The A/C man as a superhero. (via b3ta)

Japan’s Cat Humiliation System.

Who was General Tso, and what was his association with chicken? (via Grow-A-Brain)

Can you tell a male from a female butt?

Large cat, small fishbowl. (via b3ta)

Make Love Not War. The Kama Sutra for Terminators. NSFW. (via Ectoplasmosis)

Tube Attack!

It’s All Because the Gays are getting Married! This is funny, but uniting your base with a shared scapegoat does remind one of a certain European country in the 30s.

Why the American tourism industry is rushing down the toilet. These travelers were going from England to New Zealand. The plane stopped in LA for refueling. The passengers never intended to leave the airport and set foot on American soil, yet they were fingerprinted, interrogated, and processed like immigrants.

The pros and cons of impeachment.

Fox Attacks: Bloggers.

Kos begs for mercy from Bill O’Reilly.

Stephen Colbert jumps in with both feet. “Exactly! The Ku Klux Klan and the Nazis were both notorious for allowing people to express unpopular views in an open and free forum.”

Our government finds another way to screw the troops.

At Miss Cellania, see posts on Marriage and Insects.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Midweek Links

Driving to Mongolia in an Ice Cream Truck.

Music and Life, by Alan Watts.

John Cleese is selling his Santa Barbara County horse ranch for $28 million.

Slideshow of the Worlds Worst Taxi Rides.

Tetris+US map=Statetris.

How to Write a Really, Really Good Obituary.

Niche Dating Sites. For very specialized matchmaking.

Han shot first. Even Lucas agrees.

65 Great Protest Songs.

Musical instruments that play themselves.

Babies eating lemons.

Are we raising a nation of wimps?

A couple of songs about Wal*Mart.

One of Cynical-C's posts was stolen by a spam blog, then posted to Digg. If you have a Digg account, please leave a comment in support, and vote up other comments about it.

Why the poor keep having babies. Notice the storm in the comments.

The only moral abortion is my abortion.

Could you afford to be poor?

Why the American tourism industry is rushing down the toilet.

President Bush apparently doesn’t understand the health care crisis at all. Although he himself has government-funded health care.

At Miss Cellania, read about my Garden and Underwear.

Monday, July 23, 2007

Links 7/23

When picking up men, your technique is very important.

Newborn pandas.

What to do with a Dozen Pumpkins.

The Blog of Death has obituaries of the more interesting people (and sometimes animals) who just died.

Origins of some familiar phrases.

Which LOLcat are you?

The Laws of Cat Physics. (via the Presurfer)

Shuffle is basicly online billiards. I found it fun! (via YesButNoButYes)

Ripped from the headlines, or a plot from Scooby-Doo?

What various states are doing with the items that are confiscated at airports. (via Look at This)

The art of living in small spaces.

Three Chick Flicks and Their Unintended Message.

Why it is hard to admit being wrong.

Some species taken of the endangered list for political reasons may be reinstated.

The betrayal of Adam Smith and his free market ideals.

Headline of the week: Bush butt probed, Cheney in charge.

Jimmy Breslan calls for impeachment.

George W. Bush Vietnam Service Record.

At Miss Cellania, check out posts on Cavemen and Job Hunting.

Friday, July 20, 2007

TGIF Links

1,500 inmates participate in a Thriller recreation. And this is just a practice session!

Post-It Note Atari. Classic video games recreated with Post-It notes.

Wednesday’s steam pipe explosion in Manhattan was a shock. Why the heck does New York have steam pipes, anyway?

What Layla, Smoke on the Water, Bohemian Rhapsody, and Honky Tonk Woman sound like in Japanese. With puppets.

Nine super powers made real by modern technology.

Offbeat Animal Competitions. I bet there are some here you haven’t heard of!

Tetris Drap-N-Drop game. Not as easy as it first appears, but lots of mindless fun! (via b3ta)

Mark Malkoff visited all 171 Starbucks locations in Manhattan in ONE DAY.

A roundup of stories you may have missed this week.

How to create an Angry American.

The Iraq War is Lost. Bush and his band of backers won't admit that -- but their strategy is already defined by the specter of American defeat. (via Metafilter)

Bush Declares Executive Branch Above All Laws.

Olbermann slams Bush after Hillary blamed for losing Iraq.

Lots more reading material on how our Constitution is undergoing repeated violation.

At Miss Cellania, you’ll want to check out posts on Big Cats and Fat.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Good links 7/18

More Periodic Tableware.

How to make instant hot ice.

The best skylines in the world.

Hair bands of the 80s: who’s still rocking?

Nerd porn. Audio NSFW.

How much did you pay for that security camera? (via Straydog Scraps)

Chesscoaster, a new sport inspired by an xkcd comic. Everybody’s doing it! (via Boing Boing)

What Redbook did to make Faith Hill look like a cover girl.

How walkable is your neighborhood?

Someone drew a huge Homer Simpson right next to a giant fertility symbol in England. Pagans were offended. Then b3ta had to offend them even more!

Obama Girl vs. Giuliani Girl (and other love songs).

“Other or Undecided” leads the GOP race.

Bush opposes a tiny military pay raise.

At Miss Cellania, see posts on Breasts and Baseball.

Monday, July 16, 2007

Recommended 7/16

To Blog or Not to Blog.

Can you see yourself as a zombie? Yes, you can! Artist Rob Sacchetto will transform a photograph of you into a zombie portrait!

Best Indian commercial ever.

Would you date a guy who drove this car? Would you sleep with him?

Strange job interviews. Read the comments.

A collection of funny office videos. Most deal with stress.

Singing Tesla Coil.

Classic recipes for Hawaiian cocktails.

A mathematician has a formula for finding your love match.

Cat eating corn. Just plain cute.

Baby Jessica and other kids you may have forgotten about.

Dog gets new hi-tech prosthetic paw.

An amazing rescue, and the Fark reaction.

A chimp and his dog take the train.

Tough talk on impeachment. A lot of people are now for it.

Libby Judge Speaks on Commutation.

Bush Rejects Republican Demands for Troop Withdrawal From Iraq.

At Miss Cellania, you’ll want to read about the Weather and Mars and Venus: Woman Things (a companion piece to last week’s Man Things).

Friday, July 13, 2007

Weekend Links

Lucky links, jokes, and videos for Friday the Thirteenth.

You can’t park there!

The hungry geeks at Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories have constructed some circuit boards out of sweets and posted the instructions for you.

It takes nerves of steel to drop acid at Disney World.

How to make an eyeball pincushion.

Hand Soap.

Why Doesn't Evolution Get Rid of Ugly People?

The top 100 companies, from the Forbes Global 500 list. Wal*Mart, oil, oil oil...

Dick Cheney tests the laws of physics.

30,000 families still displaced by Katrina.

Bush approval rate down to 21%.

About that Valerie Plame case, Bush says “So what? Let’s move on...

At Miss Cellania, see posts about Tech and Chemistry.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Good Links 7/11

One question everyone has about the iPhone: Will It Blend?

The History of Aerial Photography.

What were the words to that hymn?

Scaramouch and Cindy named their new baby Lily Grace instead of what YesButNoButYes readers suggested. See pictures here.

More sex is safer sex?

Periodic Table of the Internet.

Absolutely Bananas has 5 reasons why EVERYONE should know how to Photoshop their head onto someone else's body. (via Look at This)

Giant badgers spark rumors in Iraq. Fark has a field day.

The Nine Most Meaningless Corporate Slogans.

Winky Tiki. You have ten seconds to find five differences in two pictures. This is hard! Or else I’m just stupid. (via Dump Trumpet)

Dressed-up cat dies of embarassment. (via Gorilla Mask)

Freeway Blogger. Some people are getting the message out any way they can.

Michael Moore rebuts CNN report on Sicko.

Turns out CNN had the facts before their Sicko report aired, but they ignored them.

Son at father’s funeral. A photo that will stay with you.

Born and raised in a North Korean prison camp.

This shot is a threat to the security of the United States.

At Miss Cellania, don’t miss posts on Beer and Cheating.

Monday, July 09, 2007

Recommended 7/9

Hanan Levin of Grow-A-Brain interviewed Alex Santoso of Neatorama.

Eleven really funny condom ads.

The greatest cartoon of all time turns 50.

The best deals are sometimes hidden or uglified.

Which hobby best suits your personality? (via the Presurfer)

Spinal Tap at Live Earth.

Job Application. Not what you’d call a good one.

Health care inequities are worse than what “Sicko” addresses.

The health care crisis is no picnic for pharmacists, either.

Bush fighting expansion of children’s health insurance plan.

Bush justice is a national disgrace.

Cindy Sheehan considering a run against Pelosi.

17-year-old babysitter in Saudi Arabia sentenced to beheading in baby’s death.

At Miss Cellania, you’ll like posts on World Travel and Mars and Venus: Man Things.

Friday, July 06, 2007

Weekend Links

Waterskiing animals, from squirrels to elephants.

For fans of The Office: Domo Arigato, Mr. Scott-o.

Dali Clocks.

Ten Politically Incorrect Truths about Human Nature.

The resume I wish I could send out.

Why is envy green? And other color legends.

A story of corporate lunacy. Reminiscent of Fruitbasket Turnover.

Wikipedia editing wars erupt over the smallest details.

Revisiting George Carlin’s arrest for the “seven dirty words” 35 years later.

Princeton economist says lack of civil liberties, not poverty, breeds terrorism.

Georgia Attorney General comfortable with executing innocent man.

56 percent of Americans believe that the war in Iraq is distracting us from the war on terror.

At Miss Cellania, I hope you enjoy posts on Harry Potter and Elephants.

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Independence Day Links

Happy Fourth of July, y’all! A day of celebration, to be sure, a day to count our blessings to be part of a nation founded on the principles of freedom when so many worldwide don’t have it, and also a time to commit ourselves to the work of regaining, supporting, and defending those freedoms as our founding fathers envisioned.

Blogs around the world wish Americans a happy Fourth, from Belgium, Australia, Guam (yes, I know that's American territory), Canada, Canada, Sweden, England, England, and England.

How to be an active American citizen.

Nine versions of Stars and Stripes Forever, including the one with the words.

A Birthday Wish for America, from a Canadian.

Keith Olbermann: Bush and Cheney should resign.

Do NOT cook a hot dog by electrocution. Just read about it.

5 Obscure Facts about the Declaration of Independence.

At Miss Cellania, read and see Fireworks.

PS: Please go by and leave a comment for Carlo in Iraq.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

July 3 Recommended Links

Nine videos of fireworks gone wrong.

Computer Trap Shoot, now available on YouTube, with 4,000 views in the first 36 hours.

The history of Fourth of July Fireworks.

How to meet and marry a billionaire.

Best dog suit ever. (via the Presurfer)

Monkey to human testicle transplants. (via Look at This)

The World's First Computer Animation And Effects In Film.

Where is the nearest bathroom?

July 4th is the deadliest day for driving.

He blinded her, she married him, now its a movie. You cannot make this stuff up.

Russian Sparta: Scenes of Russian life set to the soundtrack of the trailer for the movie 300.

The Missing Piece.

More unfortunate (but funny) wedding announcements.

Nudist Trampolining. (via Wulfweard)

The truth about the new weight-loss pill, and its side effects. In plain language. (via Look at This)

Dubya is soliciting designs for his Presidential Library. Always eager to be helpful, Fark has some design suggestions.

Bush was quite merciful in pardoning Scooter Libby, but not quite so merciful in Texas. (via Cynical-C)

At Miss Cellania, read about Rednecks and Assholes. That’s two different posts. And Little Boys.