Archive for March, 2009

Regulatin’ Genes

Regulatin’ Genes  This is a contender for the geekiest rap I’ve ever seen, even geekier than the Large Hadron Collider rap I thought I blogged earlier but apparently didn’t (at least I can’t find it anywhere). (via Pharyngula)


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“Raiders” story conference  George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan brainstorm ideas for the movie. Mystery Man posts a link to a PDF of the whole thing, but his commentary covers the highlights and is well worth reading in its own right.

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Welcome to Canada!  I’ve been to Canada many times (visiting my wife’s family there), and never been welcomed by a beaver. Does that mean I’m not welcome in Canada? Are they all just too polite to tell me so? And how the hell does a beaver have a frickin’ job while I still don’t?

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Baby Rules


Baby Rules   I’m not planning to ever have any babies, but just on the off chance that I do, this’ll definitely come in handy. Shame about the dryer, though. That would be really convenient.

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The True Stories Behind 5 Famous WTF Images

 Cracked.com has another great list, with the stories behind the photos. Turns out the pickup-in-a-tree pic is real, but the story isn’t as cool as you might hope — the truck is actually a treehouse built for his kids by a guy who lives in the town in Wisconsin whose name sounds like a quarter being dropped in a toilet — Beloit.

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Your morality is 0% in line with that of the bible.


Damn you heathen! Your book learnin’ has done warped your mind. You shall not be invited next time I sacrifice a goat.

Do You Have Biblical Morals?
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In all fairness, they could have made it New Testament-centered and I might have scored higher. As a 6-year-old girl probably didn’t actually say, the New Testament is the story of God after He became a Christian.

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Great White Hunters

So, you go out to the beach with your big pickup truck and your big fishing rod and wade out in the surf and catch big fish and think you’re all manly and stuff? Weep. I don’t know what’s more badass — the guy with the surfboard carrying the bait out near the shark, or the guys doing the catch-and-release routine on the beach, turning the shark around and guiding it back out to sea.

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