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Archive for February, 2014

The .Gif Friday Post No.321 – Cat Balloon, Paper RPG & Shark Attack Fail

Friday, 28 February 2014

Cat Balloon
war-cat
Big Gulp

[Found here, here and here .]

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Don’t Tell Anyone, But There’s An Elm Street In Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood

Thursday, 27 February 2014

mr-rogers-secret

[Found here.]

The Egress Of The Morlocks

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Morlocks

[Found here.]

City of Striations

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

New Mexico Ancients

Timothy H. O’Sullivan, Ancient Ruins in the Cañon de Chelle, N.M. in a Niche 50 Feet above Present Cañon Bed, 1873

[Found here.]

Bummo The Clown

Monday, 24 February 2014

Bummo The Clown

[Found here.]

Potoo To You

Sunday, 23 February 2014

Potoo Bird

Potoo Bird 2

Yep. The Potoo bird is real [h/t to Will N].

Saturday Matinee – Cup Song, The Wood Brothers, Leon Russell & Friends

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Cup Song found here. Nice to see young folks learning a new trade.

The Wood Brothers sing about your trouble.

Leon Russell & Friends’ “Trouble In Mind.” The song dates to 1924 at least, and was recorded by Chippie Hill and Louie Armstrong in 1926 (and no, we’re not going to discuss the double entendres of the lyrics).

Here’s another great tribute to that classic song, featuring Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, Charlie Byrd, Joe Byrd & Chuck Redd from 1988.

Have a great weekend, folks. May all your troubles be little ones, and all your little ones be trouble.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 320 – RIPBOB2, Possum, Snooze fan & Cat floss

Friday, 21 February 2014

DEVO

Possum
SnoozeFan
Feline Toothbrush

[Top one is for Bob2. Others were found in here, sans links. The 2nd reminds me of this classic Utoobage.]

Hot Air Blown [Updated with Link to story]

Thursday, 20 February 2014

balloon-vs-tower

balloon-vs-tower 2
I don’t know the story behind it, but that’s some scary stuff. Besides the balloon snag, that tower wasn’t engineered to handle a bigass inflated windsock trying to pull it down.

[Found here.]

UPDATE: Apparently the accident dates to October 2004 during a hot air balloon festival in Albuquerque NM. After the collision, the veteran pilot grabbed the tower to stop the gondola from swinging, and he and two boys (ages 10 and 14) climbed down 600 feet as news helicopters buffeted the tower before being called off. Here’s the balloon in better health:

smokey-bear-balloon

[Full Story here; h/t Guy Fleegman via Twitter.]

Little Boa Peep

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Hair Bowa

Snake’s gonna hock up one helluva bezoar.

[Found here.]


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