Posts Tagged ‘link dump’

Monoblepsial Hot Links

Sunday, 5 April 2020

Slinky treadmill [via].

Pac-Man self-portrait.

My boss turned herself into a potato.”

Dominican Republic Quarantine Police.

Meanwhile at the Mattress Races. [Story here.]

Even with all the hoarding, there are still some generous people out there.

From the Instant Karma Department: Venezuelan Warship Attacks German Cruise Ship, Rams It and Sinks Itself.

Inspired by The Lemon Juice Bandits, David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University did a study and discovered that stupid people often don’t realize they’re stupid.


On homemade fabric masks: “Common fabrics have pores too large for viruses (that are about 100 nanometer in diameter) and most airborne droplets that contain viruses.”
-Dr. You-Lo Hsieh, professor at the University of California


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


[Top image from Bunkarina via FB.]

Social Distance Shaming Hot Links

Sunday, 29 March 2020


Jungle Boogie, The Bobby True Trio, 1948:

I spy Walter Wick.

Zendaya is Meechee [via].

Who did the voice of Cecil the Turtle best?


COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic stats are interesting. To date, less than four-thousandths of one percent (0.003.5%) of the US population has contracted it; six ten-thousandths of one percent (0.0006%) of the US population has died from it. Italy’s death rate from the virus is 1.7%.

The Republic of San Marino is a 24 sq. mi. micronation surrounded by Italy. It has the highest fatality rate (of the countries listed) at 6.5%.

PJMedia parsed the same statistics I did and posted the graphs below:

From the What-Are-They-Hiding Department:
This. Oh, and also This.

Earlier this year, a Beijing district office for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced that pants should be an effective barrier against farts that might disperse the Wuhan virus.


[Status update: A Humble Request.]


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


China V-word Hot Links

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Ratted out.

There’s water on Mercury?

Cat learns that he has ears.

R.I.P. Kenny Rogers (1938-2020).

Ootah after the return from the sledge trip.

Fargo police dog sniffs out black market Purell.

Monty Python Black Knight plush action figure.

Glen Greenwald’s list of media lies (and no, he’s not a Republican).

Running out of bumwad? Order it here. If that’s not what you’re looking for, click here.

Wikipedia is actually debating whether or not to delete references to the 1918 Spanish flu. Now about the Wuhan Chinese Asian Corona virus…


“It’s a funny thing… After the fall of communism, everybody in the world agreed that socialism was a failure. Everybody in the world, more or less, agreed that capitalism was a success. And every capitalist country in the world apparently deduced from that that what the west needed was more socialism.” – Milton Friedman 1993.

[Status update: A Humble Request.]


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


[Top image of canned cheeseburger from here.]

Hygienical Hoarding Hot Links

Sunday, 15 March 2020

Uh-huh-huh.

Is It Cancelled Yet? [via]

Military rations for five in 1957.

Watch this giant sea cucumber poop.

How to write a traditional Irish folk song.

Top 10 most congested roadways in the U.S.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is 42. 😀

NSFW, NSFK & disgusting (but I found the commentary funny).

Don’t call it “the Wuhan Virus” or “the Chinese Virus.” CNN says so.

Media-fomented panic is causing widespread shortages of staples (and tempers). Fight 1. Fight 2.


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


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Campaign Speech Hot Links

Sunday, 1 March 2020

Cat.

Playing With Polls.

Finger Poppin’ Time.

NSFW, NSFK ca.1890.

The Wall’s not done… yet.

A silent video can record sound??

Foreign Born Population in the US.

Are you a commie? Take this quiz to find out! [via AoS].

Amazing transformation: asian guy turns into white hipster.

The Corona virus is not the greatest threat to the US economy.


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


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Onomasiological Hot Links

Sunday, 23 February 2020

Racing possums.

Augmented Hand Series.

Build your own trebuchet.

And not a single US flag…

This song is stuck in my head.

Fill in the blank: “No ____ no gain.”

The murder of Jovanni Alexander Sierra.

“Bullied 9-year old dwarf is a fraud” is a hoax?
(He’s also a young actor.)


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


[Top image from here.]

Lyin’ Dog-Faced Pony Soldier Hot Links

Sunday, 16 February 2020

Classical cleaner.

Granny’s Southern Peanut Pie.

Now about those eco-friendly wind turbines

How China Built a Hospital in 10 Days [via].

A Lindisfarne board game piece. The 3D interactive image is cool.

Those ubiquitous skydancers were invented by Trinidad artist Peter Minshall for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. They are illegal in Houston (.pdf).


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


[Top image: Lyin’ Dog-Faced Pony Soldier?
Apologies to the late Buster Keaton and the late Poppie.]

Le Raffermissement des Hot Links

Sunday, 9 February 2020


RIP Dallas Frederick Burrows (1928-2020).


Meet Chunk.

Nancy, Nancy, Nancy.

Meanwhile at The Dance.

How to make your own baby.

For once Chris Matthews gets it right.

Need yak khullu wool clothing? Here you go.

Extraterrestrial radio: It’s only 500 million lightyears away.


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


[Top image found here.]

Macrosmatic Hot Links

Sunday, 2 February 2020


San Francisco 49ers logo 1946 -1967
Kansas City Chiefs logo 1963 – 1971

The Swarm.

He didn’t poop [via].

When Rona Met Donald (1980).

THIS is how to trim trees [sound up].

The mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont is an old goat.

I want this song played during my funeral recessional.

What the MSM won’t tell you: It was the shoring that failed.


From the Just Admit You Don’t Know Jack Department:
Virginia Delegate Mark Levine introduced bill HB961 to ban “assault weapons.” A town hall attendee asked him to describe one. XD


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Nudiustertian Hot Links

Sunday, 26 January 2020


Chúc mừng năm mới – Năm của chuột!

Tết 2020The Year of the Rat.


Lunges.

The Escape.

Ooga Chacka.

One Hell Of A Bender.

Running With Parrots [via].

21 Quotes By Margaret Sanger.

Russian Elephants In The Snow [via].

Miss World & Miss Universe Statistics.

Another Great Actor Who Wasted His Life On Drugs And Alcohol.


“If you buy a bucket of chicken, check it before you leave, or all you’ll get are backs and feet.” –Grampa Strutts

“The instant you pull out of your driveway you become traffic and everyone hates you.” –Bunk Strutts

If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy. If Papa ain’t happy, nobody gives a shit.” –Anonymous


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


[Top image: Painted gourd found in my garage. Artwork by Bunkessa years ago.]


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