November 13, 2007

This is my cookie jar . What does yours look like? Is it full of cookies? more inside

November 12, 2007

"I've had this Space Cookie ever since I was a child..."
Monkey World Domination Is At Hand! Researchers at the Oregon National Primate Research Center have published a paper in the science journal Nature documenting their attempt to clone rhesus monkeys. Of 100 embryos, about 20 were successfully implanted (though not gestated to birth). It is the first such success with any primate, and represents a huge leap forward in cloning technology. The team hopes that their success will translate into improved techniques for therapeutic cloning for humans. Of course, this means that any evil genius worth his salt will be stealing this technology immediately to breed his own race of warrior monkeys for total world domination. I, for one, welcome...well, you know the drill.
Ritalin and other drugs used to treat ADHD work in the short term, but after a year or two they cease to have any beneficial effect. They may, however, stunt the growth of children when used long-term. New research is to be reported on the BBC Panorama programme at 8.30 GMT today - some time after that, you'll be able to watch the whole programme online here.

November 11, 2007

Strato Cruiser airship concept by Tino Schaedler and Michael J Brown With its carbon fiber skin, sectional helium chamber design and photovoltaic cells, the Stratocruiser’s construction brings new levels of safety, speed and ecology to travel. An advanced propulsion system more than doubles the cruising speed of conventional blimps.
Who writes this stuff??? . Tonight I'm driving that old dark lonely highway listenin' to the radio and the rain 'only station my pickup can get is that damn country-western again 80 long straight miles to Mountain Home Laughin' my ass off all the waaaay... It's hard to kiss the lips at night that chew your ass out all day long ...drinks his beer like it's oxygen... I'd sure like to check you for ticks Cows have bedroom eyes… get the biscuits in the oven and your buns in the bed more inside
Cookie O Puss
Gallery of Odd Fortune Cookie Messages "Becuase of your melodic nature, the moon never misses an appointment." more inside
Man can fly. The most exciting thing I've ever seen.

November 10, 2007

Tiny Cookies. You want fries with that?
C is for Cookie: That's good enough for me. more inside
James Brown gives you dancing lessons.
Here, have cookie
No bake cookies . Don't bake 'em more inside

November 09, 2007

River Vs. Road
Winners of the 2007 World Beard & Moustache Championships. Previous editions here and here.
101 gadgets that changed the world . 15 wonderful uses for tea 50 dumb thrill-seeking deaths 15 awsome uses for aluminum foil 8 of the world's most unusual plants 60 uses for table salt 5 inappropriate children's videos 715 games and counting 19 ways to be offensive at a funeral more inside

November 08, 2007

The Experiences of a Very Unimportant Officer. "The dugouts in this part of the line were infested with rats. They would frequently walk over one when asleep. I was much troubled by them coming and licking the brilliantine off my hair; for this reason, I had to give up using grease on my head. I never heard them biting anyone."
A pair of researchers conclude that people unconsciously opt for things that begin with their initials. The working document, Moniker Maladies: When Names Sabotage Success can be downloaded here. more inside
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