So it turns out that Angela Merkel and Benjamin Netanyahu didn't invent that shadow Hitler mustache bit. (Hat tip to the person who sent me this link via email... but it's an email that I can't find right now so I can't think you by name.) [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
YouTube link. A dog demonstrates to the puppy how to walk down stairs, then encourages it to do so. In the second clip a cat demonstrates the feline equivalent of this encouragement. A hat tip to Miss C at Neatorama for the via and for a much-needed laugh this morning.
Guest Post by Mara Zebest Benghazi family members and dozens of military officers take on Boehner’s role in blocking an independent investigation of Benghazi. Hat Tip BirtherReport: The letter is posted at this allenbwest.com link for all to read.
Hat tip: Comics Curmudgeon (follow the links and look for the moon synonym). Here is a 2005 reindeer economics post: From the WSJ's Evening Wrap: How much is one of Santa's reindeer worth? According to the Danish Air Force, about $5,000. That is what they paid Olavi Nikkanoff, a Danish...
Learn to read Korean in 15 minutes, in comic form, by Ryan Estrada. (Hat tip to All Things Linguistic.) Written by psycholinguist Jessica Love, Psycho-Babble is the Thursday flavor of the Daily Scholar column, which is part of Phi Beta Kappa’s online magazine American Scholar. In what I take to be a misguided attempt to […]
YouTube link. This occurred earlier this summer during the president's state visit to that country. A hat tip to reader Peter for bringing it to my attention.
1. Will Baude on the role of lawyers in Average is Over. 2. Our new service sector jobs (homeless iPhone fight edition, hat tip Alex). 3. Ashok Rao’s perfect policy platform. 4. Kathryn Davis remains one of our most creative writers. 5. 1981 debate: David Friedman vs. George Smith. And equine cloning services. But will […]
Guest Post by Mara Zebest Hat Tip RightScoop: Watch Greg Gutfeld at Right Online and defending the Dream Summit. Greg Gutfeld gives a delightful speech and worth watching. Gutfeld also references this kitten story (link provided for anyone that missed … Continue reading ?
YouTube link. Filmed by Maciej Winiayczyk in the sky above Caithness.Hat tip to reader Shaun for alerting me to a related video at the BBC.
The following is an entry from the Esoteric Programming Language project (see link below): HERE is the site. If you go check it out, don’t miss the programming langauge designed for Orang Utans, called Ook! Hat Tip: Ryan Jean
Broken link building can play a valuable part in most people's link building strategies, but is an underused white hat strategy. Here's why broken link building is so attractive, outreach tips, and some tips for doing it at scale.
Katniss and Peeta planted the seeds of hope in the hearts of Panem’s oppressed citizens. But they don’t have time to worry about the rebellion: the next Hunger Games is a fight between winners from previous Games. Hat Tip Link
Last year Marvel fans at the San Diego Comic-Con were dazzled by Iron Man. This year they were peppered with insults by the God of Lies and Mischief. And they gleefully took it all. Longer video here. Hat Tip Link
Named after Lt. Bradley Snyder, The Bradley is a wristwatch that can tell you the time just by touching it. Instead of a display or watch hands, it has two ball bearings that indicate the hour and minute. Demo here. Hat Tip Link Price: $128++
We’re not quite sure what these dolphins think of the girl performing gymnastics in front of their aquarium tank, but one of them seems to be sufficiently amused to break off from its school and take in the free show. Hat Tip Link
Filmmaker Sebastian Linda wanted to capture the sense of awe that he felt as a kid when he first saw a skateboarder jump. We think he nailed it. The song is Conquest of Spaces by Woodkid. See the making of video here. Hat Tip Link
Shark Attack Mitigation Systems wetsuits allegedly lower the risk of shark attacks. The white and black wetsuit emulates the look of undesirable prey, while the blue one should make the wearer less visible in water. Hat Tip Link Link 2 Price: $390-$460
(NSFW: Language) You see that dude in the picture? You wouldn’t know it, but he’s a real thug. Listen as he rips up an awesome cover of Ludacris’ Move Bitch. We give him a 6/10 on the uke, but a 10/10 on the vocals. Hat Tip Link
(MAJOR SPOILERS, Gore) HBO’s tongue-in-cheek retrospective on the characters that were killed in the past 3 season of Game of Thrones, from those you don’t even remember to the ones you won’t forget. Hat Tip Link
We can’t imagine how magician Andy Gross manages to contort his body to pull off his Split Man illusion, but he does a great job scaring the crap out of bystanders with it. Nice sandbox faceplant there. Hat Tip Link