June 09, 2005

These signs are no longer pedestrian (1 slightly NSFW) Slight alterations in these signs have created new meanings! Fun, one risque. She's started a Flickr group and asked if others have ped sign alterations.

April 26, 2005

How well do you know your anatomy? For those with science geek tendencies, the Anatomiae images group pointed to this Smithsonian National Museum of American History quiz. I got 7 out of 10, which is at least enough to maintain my geek cred.

April 21, 2005

Help the Monarch Butterflies (reg req, sorry). MonarchWatch, an organization started by University of Kansas professor Orley Taylor, announced today that they are looking for 10,000 volunteers to set up "way stations" to help Monarch butterflies in their annual migration from Mexico to Canada and back. more inside

April 05, 2005

"The party with the best record of serving Republican economic values is the Democrats. It isn't even close." Michael Kinsley parses the 2005 Economic Report of the President and learns that Republicans are the party of big government and deficit spending. more inside

February 23, 2005

callalillie is collecting cast off cat whiskers Sometimes, dear internet, you make a request that defies any real explanation. This is because we all contain an inner freak, and some of us are just larger vessels that others. Note that she wants only whiskers that your cats are through with. No plucking! Guesses? Art? Fetish? Vodoo to turn her into the Queen Of All Cats?

February 04, 2005

Montana Family Coalition objects to a bill that would make strangling a felony in cases of domestic abuse. The homosexuals have gone too far in hiding their agenda this time! more inside

December 28, 2004

Curious George My wife, who grew up in Kansas City, uses "Sugarfoot" as an endearment. What endearments did you grow up with, or make up for your current family? more inside

October 12, 2004

Photos from the Toaster Collector's Association I especially liked (read: covet) the Fiesta toaster. I'll confess that I have a thing for toast. more inside

October 03, 2004

Curious, George: Psst - wanna Gmail? Step right up, get your gmail invites. Get 'em while they're hot! more inside

September 27, 2004

Theo Jansen builds mobile sculputural creatures of plastic yellow tubes. The walking skeletons are powered by wind energy. Eventualy he wants "to put these animals out in herds on the beaches, so they will live their own lives." The movies are not to be missed! via bTang ReBlog

May 20, 2004

I always wanted to be the Professor: Now there's a show for me! "Can you make a telephone out of a coconut? Have you dreamed of being stranded on a deserted island with a movie star?" The creators of a new Gilligan's Island Reality Series are recruiting a Professor to join their real-life skipper, first mate, millionaire couple, Kansas farm girl and movie star in this exciting new reality show. Any and all academic backgrounds considered. via Annals of Improbable Research