Posts Tagged ‘pot pourri’

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.

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.

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.

Future Retro Hot Links

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Alpha The Robot 1933

The Pipkins greatest hit from 1970.

They are coming.

Heh. Heh heh heh. Heh heh heh heh.

The themesong to The Tim Conway Jr. Show is awesome.

A question that has plagued mankind for millenia: Do artificial gills exist?

Cool B&W photos here.

Snake has a spider on its tail. Check it out.

Ordering a pizza. The future is now.

Top image: Meet Alpha the Robot. He doesn’t like boys OR girls.

 

Hot Links From Below The Horizon

Sunday, 19 May 2013

La AldelitaRed Quechquemitls

Las Adelitas was named after female warriors of the Mexican Revolution, and is a splinter group of the Brown Berets, a radical racist leftist group that believes California belongs to Mexico. I like the painting (by Sylvia Ji) but not the message.

Tony Clifton: The Man, The Legend.

Konceptofon’s Photostream is very cool.

Coexist.

Part 1 & Part 2 of a BBC documentary on Scottish proto punk Alex Harvey (1935-1982).

Latin Ballet of Virginia.

It’s Homer Time!

Jo Stance [via].

Ryan Gosling won’t eat his cereal.

Scientific Hot Links

Sunday, 17 February 2013

You Got Snakes

Sexy People.

The Party Of The Wealthy.

Canada’s House of Common addresses a potential threat to civilization [via].

This song was a hit on pop radio in the early 1960s, and it’s enough to make you wanna puke. [Wiki: The song was composed by Ghanaian musician Guy Warren in 1956 under the original title "An African's Prayer (Eyi Wala Dong)".]

The New Dimensions in Testimony program is pretty awesome. More here.

“‘I now have work for 20 years,’ he exclaimed joyfully.” Disturbing true story here.

Classic list of everything blamed on Anthropogenic Global Warming Climate Change: The Warmlist.

ICYMI Department: The Institute for Centrifugal Reasearch: Gravity Is A Mistake. Must see video [via].

Searching for Twitter followers with the promise of absolutely no content, no following and no retweets.

Top image found here, caption inspired by this:

Big Ugly Stinkin’ Hot Links

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Beat the Meatles.

“Dog Factory,” an odd Edison film from 1904, is viewable and downloadable here. [Found here.]

The Country Sisters’ “Cotton Eyed Joe” is interesting. Jump to 02:10 for cool.

God is everywhere. [via]

Awesome interactive Scale Of The Universe that Wheels found.

Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Bee. On “Fiendish” I got 13/15. I blame the pronunciations and lack of spellcheck. :P

One Tiny Hand is the appropriate title for this website. [h/t Dan S.]

Zo Rachel has some things to say about Sweepin’ The Hug Under The Rug.

Hot Links and the Temple of Doom

Saturday, 20 March 2010

“Dylan Hears a Who” was a classic parody from 1997. The original website was promptly shut down by the heirs of the Dr. Seuss franchise, as if it were a threat to the profitability of the classic children’s book series.

[Click on the image for a sample, or download a .zip here. If you don't trust that site, leave a request in the comments and I'll forward a clean .zip file. It's 59MB of fun. ]

Rain on the Tracks:  Flooded train track is flooded.

Build a virtual solar system here [via Neatorama].

I squish your head.

Chatroulette vs. Chatroulette here.

Been burned in a website chat? Here’s a way to report the abuse.

Mess with your mind here. Be sure to leave a trail of breadcrumbs.

Wanna know where the speed traps are in your area? Slow down here.

Lasercat dogfight here.


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