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Archive for the ‘Odd’ Category

You have been warned.

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

DO NOT TOUCH THE CAT AND DO NOT SIT IN HIS CHAIR

[Found here.]

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A Shade of Brown

Monday, 24 June 2019

Twelve balls, and they’re all the same color.

[Proof below the break. Color illusion found here.] (more…)

Conch Conch On The Head Hot Links

Sunday, 23 June 2019


Murder In The Red Barn [1827].
Murder In The Red Barn [78 rpm melodrama 1932].
Murder In The Red Barn [Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan 1992].


Butting heads.

Whoa. Just whoa.

Salmon Crossing [via].

Bonk Bonk On The Head.

Autos Cubanos en el año 2019 [via].

Who’ll Stop The Rain? This guy can [via].

Visit Los Angeles! See Socialism In Action!

Possibly the worst job in the tech industry.

No racism to see here. Nope. None whatsoever.

Ideology doesn’t change. People do.” – Burgess Owens


From the Connections Department: Bandleader Fred Waring begat The Waring Blender which begat Dr. Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine. TRUE.


From The Archives: 1 year ago. 5 years ago. 10 years ago.

[Top image: Conchface from here via here via here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 590 – Five Easy Muffins, Fido’s Frustration Fix & Rover’s Reflexes

Friday, 21 June 2019

[Found here, here and here.]

The 1967 Buick SportWagon: “It looks more like a luxury car than a station wagon.”

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

No it doesn’t.
It looks just like a late ’60s piece of crap station wagon.
Nice try.

“The children stretch out in the back, gaze up at the stars through the sun roof and they’re off to sleep in no time.”

Yeah, sure. Carbon monoxide poisoning puts you right out… been there, done that. Then you wake up with a pounding headache. Dad’s 1972 Ford Country Squire did it to me.

Years later it happened again. Danny Rat and I were hiding in the trunk of Raul’s Buick to sneak into the local drive-in theater without paying. We paid in brain pain that night, and I never did it again.

TRUE.

[Image found here.]

Where Salami Comes From.

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

[Found here.]

Catching China.

Monday, 17 June 2019

Cleanup at the 3-point line.

[Found here.]

The Art of Hot Links

Sunday, 16 June 2019

I saw what you did there.

On This Day In Jazz Music is very cool.

Remember when David Letterman was sane?

Ringo explains his drumming style. [Hint: He’s left-handed.]

Here’s a job that pays $174K per year and allows you to vote yourself a “cost of living increase.” Pheeeew.

Every once in a while I’m reminded of The Institute for Centrifugal Research and how awesome it is.

The history of spam started in 1864, over a hundred years before the Internet, with a telegram sent en masse to a number of British politicians. In a prescient sign of things to come, the telegram was an advertisement for teeth whitening.”

[Top image: Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” has been reincarnated as a graphic novel, illustrated by Pete Katz, found here.]

The .GIF Friday Post No. 589 – Continental Drift, Cat Pwnage & More Cat Pwnage

Friday, 14 June 2019

[Found here, here and here.]

I’m Stumped.

Thursday, 13 June 2019

[Awesome woodwork found here.]


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