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IRS1040 Hot Links

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Da Vinci Caricature 1495

Rose-Mar/Les Swazzo’s DooWop Cove. Scroll down for the feed link and click it.

If you don’t want to hear that, hear this.

Watch this dashboard vent.

I want a shirt like Luke & Sean have.

Cool pics of bugs and worms.

Mattresses that look like celebrities [via].

Egyptian copper whoopie cushion.

Top image from here:
Leonardo da Vinci, Caricature of a Man with Bushy Hair, 1495.
I’m pretty sure I know that guy.

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Cross-Stitched Hot Links

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Cross Stitch RuPaul

Cross stitch + .gif animations + transvestites =  The RuPaul Cross Stitch Animation Workshop.

“We met over 4 Wednesday nights to learn cross stitch, view experimental animation, celebrate local drag, and discuss GIF culture.”

18 Owls [via].

Cookin’ With Aunt Ethel” as sung by Linda Hopkins is great and bizarre at the same time. Apparently it’s from a 1985 satirical play entitled “The Colored Museum.”

Google this and read it.

Congressional Record–Appendix, pp. A34-A35
January 10, 1963
Current Communist Goals
EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. A. S. HERLONG, JR. OF FLORIDA
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Thursday, January 10, 1963

Posted verbatim sans commentary here.

The Tee-Tones are awesome.

Q: What happens if a fire breaks out where firearms ammunition is stored?
A: Not much [via].

Émile Cohl’s Fantasmagorie (1908) is regarded as the first cartoon animation [via].

Blue Pencilled Hot Links

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Loomis

Paint [via].

Temper tantrum lip synch [via].

Kids and animals at the zoo (cute alert).

This MIT experiment is awesome and scary at the same time (this gibberish got published as legit just because it looked cool). Reminds me of the Turbo Encabulator.

Google “City of Woodland Hills Trash Enclosure Requirements” and check out the image results.

Oh. Canada.

Wooden Water Droplet Machine is simple yet awesome.

That’s racist.

Criminy.

Top image from Andrew Loomis‘ “Fun With A Pencil” 1939. Free download here.

The 2014 Winter Hot Links

Sunday, 9 February 2014

2014 Russia Olympics

How to make a wooden Viking beer mug with a hatchet and a knife. I’d use the rawhide method.

Better yet – how to scout and set up a whiskey still in the hills of Appalachia. The late Popcorn Sutton is his own live narrator on this 96 minute video, entitled, “This Is The Last Damn Likker Run I’ll Ever Make.” Take the time to watch it.

Interesting comparative photo essay of differing people of the U.S.

Large Brass Industrial Man Template is a great title for that post.

The True Story of The Simpsons.

Ohio State School For The Blind Marching Band accompanied the OSU  Marching Band for “script Ohio” September 2013.

Amy Oops has free tickets for something. Go for it.

Girls and whale sharks.

Top image refers to this story. KGB, NSA, what’s the difference.

Fashionable Hot LInks

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Attractive

Awesome koala fight. [via]

The Elephant’s Foot (aka, what happens when socialists are in charge of everything).

Meet your ancestors.

Wondering what your ancient Baktrian bronze battle axes are worth? Start here.

Interesting analysis of the countries around the world. It hints at the reasons why many nations are armpits (and worse) while others are successful. [via]

Nice collection of retrostuff courtesy of VE.

Showgirls playing chess backstage at the Latin Quarter nightclub, New York, 1958 [NSFK].

Sweden’s Burning Goat.

Dogs who know they’re guilty.

Dawg ridin’ dirty [via].

Top image found here.

Happy New Year’s Eve, Peeps!

Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Tacky Raccoons Be Crawlin' 300

Another year has passed and we’d like to thank those who took precious minutes out of their lives to visit Tacky  Raccoons. We don’t know who you are, but we know where you live. You’re good peeps.

We’re never sure how much traffic we get is real or from Russian bots attempting to break the spam blockade to sell cheap knockoff handbags and embiggification pills. Muchisimas grassyass to those of you who clicked the “like” button and/or who linked to this site – it reminds us that we’re not alone with the Russian bots.

As for those who took time to leave comments, donkey shane:

Amy Oops, Arnie, Audrey, berdi726, bill126, breakroomstories, Brian, Bunkarina, Calo, charlottecarrendar, Cindy, clementinegoesusa, complicatedpov, Dale Weeks, Dana, Dan Johanson, da_truth36, Dorcas, Duane Helton, ed, Emma, Ezekiel Fish, Feng, fluffstravels, Fritz, Gabriel, George Weaver, GP, IzaakMak, Jacky Torres, Jane, Jason B. Ladd, JMKhapra, Joe, John M., josephfromspain, kdub, kirk, laurendarcybruce, LC Aggie Sith, Lindy Jordan, Macker, Malik, mopowerdon, My father too served in England in WW2, NoNamePlease, oddboxcomics, Opinionated Man, otterhavver, planetross, Richard Huggins, RiverUnderWater, Sad Man’s Tongue: Rockabilly Bar & Bistro – Prague, Scout Paget, smartygal, Soylent Green, studentmissalexis, susank456, theliteraryhorse, The Necromancer, The Watcher, thomasnwafor , Tiki Man, Tony McGurk, VE, wheels, Xraypics, yourothermotherhere and zachandclem.

Happy New Year, folks. Wish you the best. — Bunk

Hot Links of the 11th Dimension

Sunday, 29 December 2013

FLATLAND Edwin Abbott

In Dreams is an experimental film about childhood nightmares by Samuel Blain.

“I never forget a face.” Yeah, you’ve heard someone say it, but how would they know? I got a score of 91% and 82% on this test.

The Legend of Chuck Norris lives on. I’m amazed that I didn’t make it into the Top 50, or maybe I did…

Crashing Cell Phone Conversations At The Airport.

This Guy Travelled The Country In A Pink Tutu Just To Make His Wife Laugh During Chemo.

Very cool fractal art.

Yeah, it snowed in Cairo. BFD. Weather happens, and it’s not caused by humans. We don’t have that much power, never will, no matter what Mr. Catastrophe told you.

How long can YOU watch a kitten with nasal problems in front of a fire place? [via]

WorpDress just informed me that this our 2,609th blog post. Wish they’d warned me a few years ago. I’d have cleaned up the yard, re-caulked the tub and got rid of the meerkats (cutesy little standy-uppy weasel-lookin’ bastards).

Top image from Edwin A. Abbot’s 1884 classic novella “Flatland.”

Hot Links For Your Own Good

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Maude's Father

Mrs. Miller sings Petula Clark’s hit “Downtown.” Double dog dare you to listen to the whole thing.

Nice stonework.

What The Hell Did Jesse Jackson Say?” is a radio game show on AM640KFI hosted by Tim Conway Jr. (who’s funny as hell, and the game is tougher than you think).

What you get when you heat aluminum to 1200 degrees F and pour it into an ant colony [via].

Mozilla has a new add-on for FireFox that allows you to see who’s tracking you across the internet called “Lightbeam” (originally named “Collusion”). In February 2012, Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs explained it’s origin and purpose at a TED Talk.

Tree trimming via helicopter.

“I made this powerpoint for this week’s lesson – Regional/Iconic American Foods. I went back through and replaced all the text with my student’s reactions.” His students are Chinese.

Airhorn Classics – Various Artists [via].

Top image found here.

9-volt Battery-Powered Transistorized Solid State Hot Links

Sunday, 27 October 2013

spacebar

This is both interesting and annoying at the same time. “Electric Pow Wow Drum” by A Tribe Called Red [via].

Like logic puzzles? Try this. For more variety, there’s this.

Very cool physics trick. Took me five tries to get it right [via].

Parking Pron from the handsome and fetching Ms. Cellania. [Update - The vid was pulled by the user, from that link, but here it is from another source.]

Escape from the kitchen.

Interesting story about President Herbert Hoover and Jan Paderewski. Turns out to be true.

Never heard that story, and my first reaction was that it was Urban Myth. $2,000 in 1892 dollars could purchase a spacious two-story home with multiple fireplaces. That seemed to be an extravagant fee, even for a popular piano virtuoso. It’s about $50K in 2013 dollars. That young Hoover could have raised $1,600 (+$40K / 2013) in a short amount of time is just as astounding.  But it appears the story is true.

–Bunk

http://www.paderewskiassociation.org/Paderewski_Biography.htm
http://www.ushistory.org/more/hoover.htm

Great cartooning with amazing .gif animations by Neil Sanders.

“The transistor was probably the most important invention of the 20th Century, and the story behind the invention is one of clashing egos and top secret research.” True.

Top image from here.

Hot Links Seeping From The Basement Floor

Sunday, 13 October 2013

Robyn Anderson

Bizarre illustrations by Gustave Doré from The Mythology Of The Rhine And The Stories Of The Grandmother, 1863.

Grammar Crackers.

On 6 September 2013, NASA unintentionally launched a frog. True.

Kiwis replumb a friend’s house with beer. Pure awesome prank, even though it was promoted by these guys.
(Tip of teh tarboosh to SH.)

Tiny Cupcakes and Pies is very cool [via].

Some folks on Reddit liked our 2009 post on the timeless brilliance of Milton Friedman.

The Grimm Brothers. Nasty stories.

This Lady looks familiar.

Interview with Robyn Adele Anderson, vocalist for Post Modern Jukebox, and featured in the .gif animation above. Pure awesome.


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