Archive for the ‘Silliness’ Category


Non-Meatless Friday – 10. June, 2011

Most web publishing  design tools fill their templates with a fake Latin dialect known affectionately as “Loren ipsum.” Basically, when you’ve seen one Loren Ipsum, you’ve seen them all, which makes life pretty boring. Well, no more…Here are a couple of tools for the creative writer in all of us, courtesy of our friends at LifeHacker:

Bacon Ipsum


Personally, I like Fillerati a little better – you can become literate and be subliminally funny at the same time…

(h/t LifeHacker)

Posted in General, Silliness

Applied Technology Rocks! – 4. November, 2010

I wish I had thought of this…

Tired of Repetitive Arguing About Climate Change, Scientist Makes a Bot to Argue For Him

In reading this article, I want me some of this too…

Computer Algorithm Can Recognize Sarcasm (Which Is Just Soooo Cool)

(h/t Popular Science via Balloon Juice)

Posted in Silliness

Oh Yeah – 30. September, 2010

I dedicate this post to my old friend “Ag,” who thought a group of rank semi-pro musicians could actually pull this song off without people laughing…

Bohemian Rhapsody on Slide Whistle

(h/t Boing Boing)

Posted in Music, Silliness

Christmas Approaches – 29. September, 2010

And a great gift idea for yours truly would be…

Awesome Official 1966 Batmobile Replicas Now for Sale

(h/t Gizmodo)

Posted in Silliness

Awesome – 26. August, 2010

Just in time for early Christmas mail-order shopping…

Now you, too, can quit like JetBlue guy: The SlipQuit™

(h/t BoingBoing)

Posted in Silliness

Acme 3D CGI – 3. August, 2010

Being somewhat of a Warner Brothers cartoon aficionado, put me down for “let’s wait until I see it”…

Looney Tunes exclusive clip: Coyote Falls

(h/t Cartoon Brew via Daring Fireball)

Cars with Cars – 13. July, 2010

This is worth your two minutes just for the look on his face…

Gary Numan performs “Cars” with an orchestra of actual cars

(h/t BoingBoing)

Posted in Music, Silliness

Vuvuzela! – 30. June, 2010


From the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theater…



(h/t Balloon Juice)


UPDATE: Vuvuzelas for BP

Posted in Silliness, Sports

Mickey on Speed – 21. June, 2010


Mickey Mouse, amphetamine shill?


(h/t BoingBoing)

Posted in Silliness

I Want a Copy of This – 16. June, 2010

Scientists to map Ozzy Osbourne’s DNA

May I suggest some other subjects for this analysis:

  • Keith Richards
  • All members of Motley Crue

Ain’t science cool?

(h/t C|Net)

Posted in Music, Silliness