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Finger Pointing Hot Links

Sunday, 13 October 2019

DARVO.

Stuff like this disgusts me.

The longest word in the universe.

Dude got punked by his buddy [via].

THIS democrat candidate for POTUS points out a truth.


Witness: “…during a class discussion, another student asked the girl if she could kill five people in the class, who would they be? In response, the girl allegedly pointed her finger pistol.”

The 12 year old was handcuffed and arrested, charged with a felony for possessing an unloaded index finger.

[Story here, with links. Meanwhile, two students who brought REAL guns to school in the same school district were merely reprimanded.]


From the “I Was Just Holding Them For A Friend” Department:

A 27-year-old Florida woman who’d built more than 24 pipe bombs was arrested Thursday, after her parents stumbled across the incendiary devices and called police.

[Story found here, via here.]

Yeah, we had the big black bomb SWAT disposal truck in our neighborhood once. Officer said it was more than just homemade fire works.


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[Top image: A retread of an innocent logo I made for fun years ago for a small department in a big corporation that I no longer work at.]

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Petrified Fossil Fuel Baby-Eating Hotlinks

Sunday, 6 October 2019

Red Shoes 1.

Red Shoes 2.

Johnny Zero.

The Old Oaken Bucket.

Messing with Dad’s stuff is never a good idea [Sound up].

A USA Swimming Foundation study found that nearly 70% of African American children have low or no swim ability.” [Source]


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Occasional Cortex got punked by a girl advocating eating babies, but that’s not the funny part. AOC’s non-reaction and acceptance of the premis IS.

Are you a freelance worker? Are you a tech guru? Are you self-employed? California AB5 should interest you. Employers and consultants are about to get screwed.

There’s a movement to recall California’s Governor Gavin Newsom (Nancy Pelosi’s nephew). Here’s his response as shown on the Petition:

Nah. Can’t be Newsom’s socialist policies that are crippling the State’s economy. No way. Nope. LOL

</soapbox off>


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[Top image: Petrified Wood Gas Station is now a used car lot.]

“Mum’s the word. Keep it to yourself and don’t tell a soul, but I heard from a reliable source that someone seems to have said…” Hot Links

Sunday, 29 September 2019

THIS should alarm every U.S. Citizen.

[Corrective Update below.]


Racing Babies.

College is stupid.

1926 Baseball Score Card.

Andy Ngo is a real journalist.

Dr. Thomas Sowell dispels some modern myths.

Baal’s grumpy and he’s not touching his breakfast.

I dreamt that I had Flexible Sweat-Powered Biofuel Cells.

A camel sat on her face so she bit him right in the crackerbockles.

Like the series “Black Mirror“? Check out Lockheed Martin’s new toys.

The song of the mole cricket:


A Humble Request. Hip surgery is scheduled, we’re still paying her rent out of pocket. Thanks to all who contribute – every little bit helps.


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[Top image: “How Propaganda Works.” Found here.]


[CORRECTIVE UPDATE: Apparently the story posted by The Federalist on 27 September 2019 (linked at top) is inaccurate. The US Intel Community accepts hearsay (info from second-hand sources) but won’t act on it unless they uncover first-hand corroboration. If there’s no corroboration, the hearsay is dismissed as such. In other words, the rules did not change, but their website and the reporting form did.]

Open Your Mouth, Stick Out Your Tongue and Say, “Hot Links.”

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Hornets in slo-mo.

Fired for farting – The Movie [via].

The age of being easily amused [via].

What best-selling author used more commas than any other before or since? Guess before you click.

From the “Ya Gotta Be Kidding Me” Department: Some jerks got upset because IKEA’s food court offered rice and peas. REALLY.


Ray Stevens on Global Warming Climate Change [via].
George Carlin on Global Warming Climate Change.
Some guy in Australia on Global Warming Climate Change.
Bunk Strutts on Global Warming Climate Change.


A Humble Request [updated]. We’re still in “wait and see” mode.


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[Top image: That’s Mikayla Saravia‘s 6-1/2 inch long tongue. It matters because she’s cashing in on it. Story here.]

Smokin’ Hot Links

Sunday, 15 September 2019

I get this.

SQUIRREL!

Yellow Jello?

Cruel but funny.

Hey, hey. My, my.

This story should piss you off.

Tushar’s Great Adventure [via].

There’s a reason it’s called a ram.

No other word to describe them. Animals.

THIS irritates some folks, but somehow THIS doesn’t.

From The Naiveté Department: Couple Travels To ‘Break Stigma’ Of Countries Getting A ‘Bad Rap.’ Iran locked them up.


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[Top image: A “kid” was spotted smoking at a soccer game, except the “kid” is 36 years old, and the “kid” next to him is his son. Image and story found here. (h/t Octo).]

Climate-Controlled Hot Links

Sunday, 8 September 2019

Heh.

Powerline [via].

…and he was never seen again.

Obama may run for US Congress.

CNN spared Alabama from Hurricane Dorian. [via]

Efficiency BBQ.  (Back in the day, we used stolen hubcaps.)

Racist declares, “White Athletes Should Leave Black Colleges.
Oh wait.

The Midnight Sun aired November 1961. Watch in full screen mode.

Bull Doze Blues” Henry Thomas 1928. Sounds kinda familiar, ya?


The Warm List was last updated in 2012.

Footnote (September 2015) Why the list stopped growing.
The time it takes to process a new entry increases approximately with the square of the list length, after checking for duplications, spoofs etc. Starting it was based on the naïve assumption that the rate of appearances would decline as opposing evidence accumulated, but the reverse happened. That’s the difference between science and religion. […] There have since been hundreds more claims of an increasingly ludicrous nature.

And The Warm List compiler was right.


Listen to this [via].

At 0:38, “Teacher” Martha Readyoff actually asked Bernie Sanders, “Educating everyone on the need to curb population growth seems a reasonable campaign to enact. Would you be courageous enough to discuss this issue and make it a key feature of a plan to address Climate Catastrophe?

Look how CNN rephrased her question:

Bernie responded “YES.” Anyone else smell eugenics? I do.

Pheeew.


I decided to close down our CafePress store. Six months ago there was a security breach and I was just notified today via snail mail!

KimKommando chimed in and posted this link: haveibeenpwned.com. Type in your email address(es) and it will tell you if you’ve logged into a site/service that has been the victim of a security breach that may have compromised your personal information (including birthdates, SSNs & passwords).


A Humble Request. Thanks to all contributors and those of you who continue to donate. She had more surgery last week.


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[Top image from here. Related post here, and the comments are awesome.]

Under Construction Hot Links

Sunday, 1 September 2019

FREEZE!

For the Win.

Dolphin Retriever.

The History of Neil Young.

Holy crap, Preying Mantis!

Jerry Lawson on Frank Zappa.

How to remove a stuck ring w/ dental floss [via here].

Papa Charlie Jackson‘s “Airy Man Blues” (1924) had some unusual chord changes.


Grog” is old Brit naval slang for “grogham,” a cloak worn by Vice Admiral Edward Vernon (known as “Old Grogham”) who realized that sailors were hoarding their daily rum rations for later binges. In 1740 he decreed:

“To Captains of the Squadron! Whereas the Pernicious Custom of the Seamen drinking their Allowance of Rum in Drams, and often at once, is attended by many fatal Effects to their Morals as well as their Health, the daily allowance of half a pint a man is to be mixed with a quart of water, to be mixed in one Scuttled Butt kept for that purpose, and to be done upon Deck, and in the presence of the Lieutenant of the Watch, who is to see that the men are not defrauded of their allowance of Rum.”

THAT likely pissed off a lot of swabs. [USNI has more here.]


“On August 29, 1916, the U.S.S. Memphis was wrecked on the beach at Santo Domingo City, Santo Domingo, by enormous seas which were unaccompanied by any wind whatsoever.” [Eyewitness story here.]


From the Well Look At That Department:

After accounting for all income, charity, and non-cash welfare benefits like subsidized housing and Food Stamps—the poorest 20% of Americans consume more goods and services than the national averages for all people in most affluent countries.


A Humble Request. Thanks to all contributors and those of you who continue to donate. We’re trying to hold onto her apartment for when she’s ready to return.)


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[Top image: A coworker shot this photo of a hotel basement conference center grand stairway. I liked the composition and color transitions.]

HOLY CRAP! I MISSED OUR 11th BLOGOVERSARY!

Monday, 26 August 2019

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Yeah, I missed it by almost a month.

On Friday, 3 August 2007, the date of our first posted post that was posted, the world twitched imperceptibly, a global nanoflinch, an earthquake with the power of a morning fart, or less. It’s our 11th Anniversary, because this:

3 August 2007 – Whelped
3 August 2008 – 1st year Blogoversary
3 August 2019 – 11th year Blogoversary!

As of that (missed) date, there were 4,731 posts in our archives.

Steal, lift, purloin, burgle and abscond with anything you find here, just link back and give us credit for finding the stuff before you did.

We’ve featured the Top 11 Posts every year since 3 August 2008 and this year is no different. There are some surprises, and I still don’t know why some get an exorbitant amount of hits while others fade.

–Previous Top 11 hits linked here

The numbers adjacent to the titles indicate ranking for the previous 12 months, followed by the previous year’s ranking, and the third number is for all-time popularity (August 2007 – August 2019).

“NR” denotes “Not Ranked.”

Click on any image below and it’ll take you to the original post. So let’s go!


No. 11/NR/563 – The Stomach Contents Of A Giant Isopod


No. 10/NR/901 – The .GIF Friday Post No. 472 – Cooler Pwnd, Dance Hard & Warehouse Windsurfing


No. 9/NR/148 – Here’s the Grub, Bub.


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No. 8/3/94 – Hello. I Am Mr. Google.


No. 7/NR/850 – A Humble Request.

This was a complete surprise to me. Thanks to all for your generous donations. -Bunk


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No. 6/5/82 – Beads, Beer, Boobs & Blues = Heureux Mardi Gras!


No. 5/2/52 – Meet The Beetles


No. 4/4/151 – The Kluck Klams


No. 3/8/250 – Bigass Ammonite Fossil is not a Bigass Ammonite Fossil


No 2/1/43 – The .Gif Friday Post No. 445 – Demolition Demon, Roll Survivor & Rock This Way


And the Number One Post for the past 12 months is:

The .Gif Friday Post No. 191 – Zombie Squid, Rain Bird, Parakeet Dance

Posted on 2 September 2011, this wins with a score of 1/NR/40 for completely unknown reasons (and yeah, the zombie squid is kinda disturbing, so you’re forewarned).

Thanks for all your visits, favorites and linkys, and I wish you all the best.

Bunk

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#3 Rebar With Neon Skimmer & Tomato Plant Hot Links

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Big Beach Bubbles.

Photoshopped tan?

How to make a Miraphone.

László Bíró is possibly the greatest pen name ever.

Marcel Marceau‘s last words were, ”                               .”

This illusion works only once… as far as you know. If you’ve never seen it, stop the video at 0:55, reset to 0:00 and watch it again. If you’ve seen it before, watch the entire video non-stop, then smack your forehead.


Neither Southside Johnny nor Maria Muldaur wrote the song. Lois Mann & Henry Glover did, and The Swallows recorded it in 1951.

I first heard this song when I was 11. This song sounded so good, but I was curious as to what they were talking about. I’m like “Grandma, what are they talking about?”
She looked at me for a minute and replied, “They’re talkin’ ’bout cuttin’ meat.”

BTW, Lois Mann’s real name was Sidney Nathan.


[Top image: Libellula croceipennis aka “Neon Skimmer” spotted in my side yard.]

Nuclear Annihilation Owl Is Not Amused Hot Links

Sunday, 18 August 2019

Waterpigs.

Awesome [via].

Now about that movie violence meme

I didn’t do it because you didn’t see me do it.

Terrence K. Williams is funny. Example 1. Example 2.

Na wzgórzach Mandżurii – akordeon Horch musette po naprawie w serwisie akordeonów Tadeusza Łandy

In Galician, Colgate [Colga te] translates to “Hang yourself.”

Basketball Player Banned: Urine Test Finds Him Pregnant.

Cross the street only if the white man gives you permission.

Auto insurance claims adjuster asked for front, rear and side views.


John 3:16 in English:

“For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in him, may not perish, but may have life everlasting.”

John 3:16 in Hawaiian:

“No ka mea, ua aloha nui mai ke Akua i ko ke ao nei, nolaila, ua haawi mai oia i kana Keiki hiwahiwa, i ole e make ka mea manaoio ia ia, aka, e loaa ia ia ke ola mau la.”

John 3:16 in Hawaiian Pidgin:

“God wen get so plenny love an aloha fo da peopo inside da world, dat he wen send me, his one an ony Boy, so dat everybody dat trus me no get cut off from God, but get da real kine life dat stay to da max foeva.”


[Top image from here:]

A Short Vision became one of the most influential British animated films ever made when it was screened on US television as part of the popular Ed Sullivan Show. Although children were advised to leave the room while it played, it still caused outrage and alarm with its graphic representation of the horrors of nuclear war. But it also caught the mood of the times, since the mid-1950s was the height of both the Cold War and nuclear paranoia, as depicted (sometimes allegorically) in such American films as Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) and The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957).” [Description from here.]


A Humble Request. Thanks to all contributors and those of you who continue to donate. She’s still in the skilled nursing facility, learning to walk again. (I’m paying directly rather than through GoFundMe.)


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