|Filed Under:||Humor / odd|
|Posts on Regator:||6919|
|Posts / Week:||16.2|
|Archived Since:||August 16, 2008|
As explained at the Twin Cities Pioneer Press:The meat grinder tenderizes even tough squirrel meat that might otherwise require at least 45 minutes of braising before becoming tender. A ground patty (or meatball) isn’t off-putting for...Show More Summary
It is as Bernie Sanders has foreseen it, you might say. With its publication of thousands of less-than-flattering emails from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta over the past two weeks, Wikileaks has done much to undermine Hillary...Show More Summary
Grown inside a plastic mold. (Photo cropped for emphasis from the original at the Mildly Interesting subreddit.)And since they are orange, I know what question you're going to ask... yes, there are molds with his face. From the same company that can sell you sexy panties for your peaches:
"It is exactly 50 years since tragedy swooped down on Aberfan killing 116 children and 28 adults. Revisiting the "obscenity" of 21 October 1966, and its aftermath is a stark reminder of the incongruities of the past. Health and safety,...Show More Summary
YouTube link. German helmets repurposed after WWII.
Click to embiggen. Found at imgur. Interesting that the person who created this chose to depict the Great Lakes as tributaries to the St. Lawrence River.
When a video of two Donald Trump supporters shouting “Lügenpresse” (lying press) started to circulate Sunday, viewers from Germany soon noted its explosive nature. The defamatory word was most frequently used in Nazi Germany... BothShow More Summary
Some butterflies do overwinter in cold climates as adults; at our latitude, Mourning Cloaks and anglewings (Commas, Question Marks) are prime examples. To do so they seek the shelter of a brushpile, the eaves of a building, or loose bark on a tree. Show More Summary
At farm supply stores you can purchase "artificial insemination gloves." The non-veterinary uses are limited only by your imagination.Moose vs. lawnmower. Moose wins.Einstein is a famous talking parrot (5-minute video).A woman cleverly...Show More Summary
YouTube link. Related (wait for it...)
"Often referred to as the Tuscany of America, the Palouse region of Washington State offers one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the United States. The seemingly endless rolling fields of wheat, lentils and canola offer year-round beauty." Photo © Hamish Mitchell, via Smithsonian.
YouTube link. More information here.
Impractical (note the hand required to keep it upright), but clever. Via Reddit.Within moments, the entire group, including Brutus, was striking out at the dictator. Caesar attempted to get away, but, blinded by blood, he tripped and fell; the men continued stabbing him as he lay defenceless on the lower steps of the portico. Show More Summary
From a complaint filed in Texas in December by Mark Oberholtzer, the owner of Mark-1 Plumbing, against Charlie Thomas Ford, a car dealer. I n October 2013, Plaintiff traded in a 2005 Ford F-250 pickup truck. Plaintiff began peeling off...Show More Summary
YouTube link. This was the best movie I've watched in a long time. Decidedly not a Hollywood-style movie (no killing, no sex, no explosions), The Lunchbox reminded me very much of You've Got Mail. Some of you will recognize Irrfan Khan from his role in Life of Pi. Show More Summary
YouTube link. Via Deadspin.
"Veiled Lady by Rafaello Monti, c.1860, held by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts" Via Stuff about Minneapolis.
YouTube link. In 2010 I wrote Retreating glaciers and melting ice yield treasures, about discoveries in the Alaksan Yukon, and in 2012 Artifacts from retreating glaciers showed a 4th century A.D. wool garment found in Norway. The video embedded above, via Science Nordic, shows an additional example from Norway’s Jotunheimen range.