On 24 January, Mozilla disabled the popular “Web Of Trust” (WOT) add-on to the Firefox browser due to security / privacy breaches. Other browsers that allow the add-on (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, etc.) are affected as well. The problem was verified by a German team last November, and has yet to be remedied by the WOT engineers.
Lightning strikes as seen from space.
Lightning strikes caused by a volcano.
Bears with chainsaws. Some of the images are very cool.
Hunting snakes in the ‘Glades: Professional snake trackers were brought in from India to help with a python problem.
Amazing makeup timelapse [via].
Anxiolytic effect of hepatocyte growth factor infused into rat brain. I typed in some random letters into a Google search to find this gem.
#NotMySuperbowl is hilarious.
[No, that’s not a coyote carcass on a stake in the top picture. It’s a scaregoose. Really. Story here, via here.]
Is this a Great Country or what? (Swans and ducks are geese, so don’t even go there.)
[Inspiration from here, other images from here.]
Bimbo was Betty Boop’s boyfriend/dog pal back when Betty was still a dog in a miniskirt. (Note that Mickey Mouse shows up to mess with Bimbo at 00:28. The Fleisher Bros. were Disney’s closest competitor in the animation business at the time.)
The Best Of Jurassic Park That You Don’t Recall. [via
Welcome to Kitty Town.
The Allman Brothers’ “Jessica” is one of the great country rock jams. Seems appropriate, since I’ve got a bit of traveling coming up next week.
Have a great weekend, folks, and be back here tomorrow for more hot muffins from the internest.
[Found here, here and here.]