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Children’s Book Review, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a children’s picture book, written by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and published by Walker Books, 1993. From the publisher:Go...Show More Summary

Red Hot Nickel Plus Liquid Nitrogen Equals Chemical Fun

22 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

YouTube Link In a collaboration between YouTube channels NurdRage and Carsandwater, a red-hot ball of nickel is dropped into liquid nitrogen. NurdRage narrates the action, and the result is chemicalriffic.

Gaza goyim jailbreak

Last weekend I joined my wife’s extended family on a mountain lake; and every time Gaza came up, my ears pricked up. For instance, someone grabbed The New York Times business section with Bloomberg’s picture on the front and said “What’s Bloomberg up to?” and someone else said snarkily, “Going to Israel.” The article was

Unemployed Dude Covers 'Wrecking Ball' On The Recorder And It's... Well, Yeah...

If you've ever been unemployed, you know that there can be a lot of downtime. Sometimes you just don't know what to do with yourself when not job-hunting. Oh, why not learn Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" on a recorder? Don't pretend you don't have a recorder lying around. Show More Summary

Bad Cop Blotter: The Police Aren't So Brave When Someone Has a Weapon

US Capitol Police. Photo via Elvert Barnes On August 19, St. Louis police fatally shot 25-year-old Kajieme Powell, who was holding a steak knife and refused to drop it. Powell’s last words before two different officers opened fire with...Show More Summary

Close, But No Cigars

Gee: if a "strongarm" robbery took place and the store that was supposedly robbed do not believe they were robbed, what conclusion should we come to?

Clinkle's Awful Hackathon Video Is A Diversity Report In Disguise

22 hours agoTechnology : ReadWriteWeb

Clinkle, the payments startup that has yet to launch an actual product (despite more than $30 million in funding), released a video highlighting a recent hackathon. It’s kind of embarrassing. Pop music overlays a bunch of smiling coders, some wearing Mickey Mouse ears, playing video games and shooting Nerf guns. Show More Summary

The Number of Times the British Police Fired Their Weapons in 2012: Three

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Economist:THE shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is a reminder that civilians—innocent or guilty—are far more likely to be shot by police in America than in any other rich country. Show More Summary

In Honor Of That Emmys Makeout, Here Are 8 More Epic 'Seinfeld' Reunions

Even anti-dentites could appreciate the mini "Seinfeld" reunion that happened at the 2014 Emmys. For a moment, Bryan Cranston and Julia Louis-Dreyfus seemed to reprise their old "Seinfeld" roles of Tim Whatley and Elaine Benes as they shared a kiss that stole the whole night. Show More Summary

Big Boi Jamming to Kate Bush Is All of Us Jamming to Kate Bush

23 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Happy Kate Bush Day! What did you get me? A remastered deluxe edition of The Dreaming? You shouldn't have! (But really, someone should.) In just a few hours, the real elusive chanteuse, singer/songwriter/producer/interpretive dancer/small...Show More Summary

Star Trek Online drops a Delta Rising trailer

The Delta Quadrant in Star Trek Online isn't a pleasant place. It's filled with many threats, some familiar to players already (the Borg and the Voth spring to mind) and others heretofore unseen. Delta Rising is going to bring players...Show More Summary

The Best And (Mostly) Worst Moments From The 2014 Emmy Awards

23 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Another awards show, another two (plus) hours mostly wasted. Last night’s Emmy Awards were the first time the show has been produced on a Monday since the ’70s, and that may be the most remarkable aspect of the night. This was in part due to the MTV Video Music Awards taking place on Sunday (see the good, […]

The 2014 Emmy Awards, As Tweeted

I hosted yet another Twitter party during the 2014 Emmy Awards at #EmmyExp. The gang gets together mostly to talk about the marketing, but we end up rapping about just about everything related to the awards show. The night got off to a bad start for most of us... Show More Summary

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