Infotainment
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TURNING a LIVING, BRIEFING COW into HAMBURGERS.
McDonald's propaganda video about
it's meat patty factory (skip to 3:30)

LAST BASTION OF FREE SPEECH
Massive collection of printable
bumperstickers, even though I have
no idea what a "bastion" is.

WHAT WAS OLD is NEW AGAIN

HYPER-REAL? or HYPER-CREEPY?
Scroll down... gingerly.

FACES in PLACES you WOULDN'T EXPECT TO SEE.
This made me happy. I'm going to start
looking for some too.

ANNOYING SCAM CALLS to your CELL PHONE?
You're not alone. Report the number,
learn who it is and add to the complaints.

AWESOME PAPER LAPTOP
Evelien Beck made more...

FROZEN PIZZA FACTORY FUN TOUR
They failed to include the final step,
when the end user makes a disparaging
comment and tosses his half eaten slice
into the trash. (3 min video)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7733602.stm

HOW OLD is that FASHION MODEL in the WINDOW?
This is the same female, presented
at 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 years old.
And each 100% believable.

I WANNA WORK FOR OBAMA
Apply to work for the Change Man.
Your app will land directly on his desk!

WHAT BUGS? I DON'T SEE ANY BUGS!
You're nuts.

STREET SOCCER keeps kids off drugs.
(Unless it's the drugs that make
them awesome)

WORLD's BEST VOICE IMPERSONATORS?
Very likely.

FUN WITH ANIMALS in real life.
No animals were harmed setting
up these gags.

LISTEN TO THE RIOTS
from the comfort/safety of your home.
Police will be squawking about it all night.
http://www.billsparks.org/Police_Scanner/
and (scroll down at)

SHORT TERM MEMORY CHECKER
with no time limit and...
(something else, but I forgot).

DO DA, DO DA
Tap to change colors

ALUMINUM FOIL
Artistic media for the talented bored.

MAKES MY HEAD ITCH

WTF? WORLD FAMOUS CLASSIC ART
Updated for our modern times.

THE HOT SUN: EXTREME CLOSE-UPs
That bad boy is stylin'.

LET'S MAKE FUN of the BRITS!
I couldn't figure out if they were
serious about this, or if it was a joke.
I decided: they're serious
(which makes it twice a funny)

FLING YOUR MIND's EYE into SPACE ORBIT,
then gaze upon life on Earth.
Yeah, we're ants. If not Protozoa.

WHEN AMERICANS ARE LAID OFF,
they aren't paying withholding tax
anymore, so the Gov't gets less money.

WHAT MIGHT APPLE's NEW
all-screen laptop look like?

WATCH WAL-MART EAT AMERICA
The beast began with a single spore.

DID YOU KNOW THE "SH*T HAPPENS" PHRASE has
different meanings in different religions?

WHAT'S EXPIRING on E-BAY with NO BIDS
RIGHT THIS MINUTE? See also mizpe11111ed items on eBay getting little attention.

MOVIES are FREE when somebody takes you out.
(legal, sanctioned, endorsed by Hollywood)

SEE HOW GOOD your EYE-BALLING is,
then get your arrogant ego whacked
down viciously after each failure.

NO WONDER KIDS ARE AFRAID to DRIVE.
It makes no sense.

WEBSTER's DICTIONARY is FULL!
They want to delete a bunch of words
to make room for new ones. Seriously!

POSTCARDS FROM GUILTY MINDS
(grownup thoughts)

HOW MUCH CAFFEINE WILL KILL YOU?
Inquiring minds, and all that...

REJECTED CRAYON COLORS
This collection is missing "Infection",
"Underwear Stain", "Pink Eye" and "Corpse Grey",
but otherwise it's complete.

BECAUSE THERE'S NO SUCH THING
as too much information. For example, where
did theyshoot your fave album cover?

START NOW, YOU'LL GET 'EM GOOD by HALLOWEEN
They'll be convinced they're in
contact with the other side.

N*DE, N*KED GEOMETRY, ILLUSTRATED
Look at the tetrahedrons on THAT one!

IT'S PUMPKIN CRAZE TIME AGAIN

WE LOVE ODD CLOCKS
They do so much more than just tell time.

LINKY WON'T steal MY LUNCH AGAIN.
Ever.

IT'S ALWAYS BEEN EASIER
to destroy, than to create.

AN OLDIE, BUT A GOODIE
Jessica Simpson's car wash routine
is now under your command.

EVERYBODY NEEDS A HOBBY
This guy acts out his fave Garfield
cartoon strips.

HERE's a SWITCH to HELP YOU CHOOSE
Without knowing which Pres. candidate
said it, decide which statements you
agree with, and learn which candidate
supports your viewpoint most closely.

UNCLE URL writes...
AN OPEN LETTER TO WALL STREET
Dear sirs/madams: I would remind you of something
we all learned as children:
"Neither a borrower nor a lender be".
PS: This web site will help everybody sell illiquid "assets"...

RATHER THAN which BOOKS are BEST SELLING,
which books are best read and voted for this week?

AND THE REALITY IS...
Compare the pretty picture in the
menu of famous restaurant food to the
actual crap they put on your plate.

ONE CREEPY MINUTE (00:17 The Song)
An Audio Cartoon by Linky & Dinky
Our grandiloquent friend writes a song (he thinks).

WHEN IT COMES TO WEB CAMS,
the most important thing is:
Location. Location. Location.

ROAD SIGNS
Are you sure they mean what
you think they mean?

USE WEB BOTS TO TELL THE FUTURE
For example, which title will be spoken
the most in the future?
"President Obama" vs. "President McCain"

FREE GOODIES BASKET
Manufacturer's Mini-Samples
"Just tell us where to send them!"

LEARN SO MUCH ABOUT YOURSELF,
you'll nod off.

LOVE YOUR KIDS, but HATE FEEDING THEM?
Consult the KidsEatFree Restaurant Guide.

THE WORLD's DAILY DEVOUR-O-METER
For people who need to know everything.
(Includes a gross tonnage poop count)

OTHER PARENTS PRE-WATCH MOVIES for you,
and let you know exactly what your kids will
be exposed to BEFORE you drop them off.

BACK TO SCHOOL means NEW TEEN WORDS
Teenguage is the most changing language
on earth. Decipher what your kids
are *really* saying.

CATS AT SLEEP
adorable even when they're not trying.

WHEN YOU HAVE a CHOICE of WHO TO CALL,
you're going to call the one with
the fantastic business card...
Even Captain Kirk had a business card:

HERE's MY COMMENT about
the world as it is...

10 INNOVATIVE, EXEMPLARY,
well-conceived and executed...
Cruise Ship Towel Animals

THEY SAY THAT YOU WILL NEVER SEE
a house as dirty as can be.

DETERMINED STICK MEN
attempt to get the girl.

SOFAS YOU'LL INVITE PEOPLE OVER TO SEE
Because they're just that cool.

BUY YOU A CUP OF COFFEE?
warning: silly

DUELING CHURCHES
Fun on a street corner in Suburbia.

HOW TO STOP TIME
Everybody complains there aren't enough
hours in the day, but nobody ever does anything
about it. Now you can...

MORE AD WIZARDRY
I think ad wizards should make Hollywood
movies, they'd be a lot more interesting.

THIS IS WHY PHOTOGRAPHERS have
cameras that snap a million pix
per second.

STRANGE DOLLS to weird you out all day.
(This reminds me I need to clean
the blood stains off my clown suit).

WE BROUGHT YOU SOME shadow puppets,
but now the Shadow People put on
a performance that at least one
individual referred to as "awesome".

LONG LONG BETS
Bet on your brilliant predictions for
the future, or bet against somebody
else's stupid guess.

THE SOUNDS of the ALPHABET
Everything can be made from letters!
Fling your mouse around, take
a very imaginative Jungle Journey.

BEFORE YOU GET CAUGHT,
use the plagiarism checker,
because "they" will.

BOTHER A LIVING SPIDER
Poke and prod the spider with
your mouse -- tell me it's not alive!

OMG
I can have ALL kinds of fun with this...

INSTANT ORIGAMI
Learn to make a snowball out of
a white piece of paper within seconds!

WHO SAID RUSSIANS are BORING?
They've got some of the most
innovative print ads in the biz.
(not to be confused with
The Future of Advertising...)

MORE COWBELL!
I got a fever, and it can only
be cured by more cowbell

THE IDIOM SLANG CHECKER
How did you know that, exactly?

HOBO SIGNALS
Bums leave interesting and meaningful
graffiti-comments for the next homeless
guy (because they can't text each other?)

YOU're GOING TO DIE
here's how.

BAD PHOTOSHOP in ads

L&D FAN SENT US HIS NEW INVENTION
for use with our Hot Links, I suppose...

I LOVE RANDOM NUMBERS,
they never fail to surprise.

TATTOO TYPOS
Funny part is, nobody
noticed until later.

OF COURSE HE DOES IT with STRINGS,
and that's all cool, but at the
end, it ain't strings. Magic, for real!

BUGS WITH PROSTHETICS
Hybrid technology for insects.

SO THEY FOUND a DEAD Bigfoot BODY,
in the woods of North Georgia, and put
it in a freezer. Reports are it looks
like a furry human. The big press
conference is Friday, the official sites
are slow, so try here too. And here, here.

DECODING COKE MACHINES
Push the buttons like James Bond,
get your sodas for free!
(entertainment purposes only)

HAVE A COKE and a PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGE.
It's the real thing, baby.

AD WIZARDS HAVE BEEN BUSY
Coca-Cola has had 48 advertising
slogans over the years.

COKE, POP or SODA?
What you call it,
depends on where you live.

08-08-08 WILL BE REMEMBERED
for Crop Circles, too...

NEW GENERATION OF KIDS
and their new pickup lines.

ANIMAL ADULTS EXLAIN LIFE
to littler (more naive) animal kids.

NEED TO FAKE a GRAPHIC for a MEETING?
Generate a fake real-world sign photo
to prove your point. Zillions of them!

WHAT A GIRLS MEANS (when a girl talks)
She says: "You're attentive to me tonight!"
She thinks: "You really want some, don't you?"

MAYBE THIS WOULD CHANGE THINGS
Put the Constitution on the back
of every dollar bill.

WEB CAM TECHNOLOGY is now perfected.
And there's zillions of them,
all over the world, all live,
all free.

PAMPHLET POTPOURRI
The Gov't printing house in Pueblo,
Colorado has a fantastic online
directory of it's zillion booklets --
order them free (mostly) or read the
online version. Every topic under the sun.

48 POWER TIPS for POWER MONGERS
In the immortal words of Jock Ewing:
"Power isn't something given to you,
Power is something you TAKE!"

YOU CAN NEVER TELL if it's PHOTOSHOPPED
or not anymore, but I don't
seem to care anymore.

I was stunned. STUNNED I TELL YOU!
even though I kinda knew it all along.
Fast-forward to the 14:00 minute mark,
then prepare to have your jaw drop
over the next 9 minutes.

YES, THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE.
However, can you name them all?

MORE FUN FOR YOUR STAYCATION
Check out funny names in the
Phone book! Dixon Cox, Anita Hoare,
Ben Dover, Harden Long, they're all
here, and 100s more.

BILL GATES RETIRED RECENTLY
So what did they find when they
cleaned out his desk?

OKAY, THINK of any STAR TREK
The 20Q computer will interrogate
you, then guess it! ... and, the new
STAR TREK Exhibition rocks!

HERE'S WHY BIRDS DON'T MIND
being birds, and nothing else.

GREATEST TV NEWSCASTER MESS-UPS
are funnier because they were
committed on TV.

GREATEST MOVIE POSTERS

BEFORE YOU GO ANYWHERE,
check the stone.

STEVE JOBS' RECENT KEYNOTE in 60 seconds.
Just the "boom" parts.

THE VIRGIN MARY is on a CRYING JAG
All over the world, she weeps about something.
What's the matter, Mary?

ZIT POPPING GAME
More lifelike than I care to admit.

EVEN THE MOST ARDENT WKRP FANS
don't know this.

I LIKE EXPOSING THIS GUY
because he does better using magic
to get chicks than I do using cool
links to get chicks.

FORGOTTEN MEDICAL CURES
If they worked so well, how
come they were forgotten? More of this ilk

DOWNLOAD 'EM WHILE THEY'RE HOT...
The National Archives has all the
USA important historical documents
super-sized for your print-out pleasure.

LADIES, HOW's YOUR MARRIAGE?
Assess the mess with this test.

DREAM A LITTLE DREAM - ONLINE!
Enter keywords of what you'd like
to dream about, watch your custom
dreamy tapestry appear.

WANNA SEE what PARELLEL UNIVERSES look like?

WORLD of PLANTS
An epic journey. I think.

SOOTHING
for people who like physics.

LIGHT BULB SHINES CONTINUALLY for 106 years,
because it was made before the
invention of planned obsolescence.

I ALWAYS KNEW WOMEN had ALL THE ANSWERS.

SURE IT'S OLD, but it's wonderful.
And I loved seeing it again.

NEED LOVE? Click on "love"
NEED PITY? Click on "pity."

THE SPLENDOR and GLORY of URINALS
is a testament to man's ingenuity.
And to think, for millions of years,
all we did was stand behind a tree.

STATUE (sta'choo); noun;
a carved or cast figure of a
person or animal, especially
one that is life-size or larger.

TIM NOLAN's BALLS VIDEO is REALLY COOL
because he edited out the flub ups.

I WANT THEM to PLAY THIS at my FUNERAL!
Because I'm a Star Trek fan, and
the viewing is no place to hide it.

WHAT'S NEW, WebUrbanist?
Highly unorthodox trees, that's what.

KITTEN JAM
Things that make you go "Ahhh..."

FROM CRADLE to OLD FOLK's HOME
in 39 seconds.

COMPENDIUM of END-OF-THE-WORLD SCENERIOS
One day, one of these will come true.
Which one?

HEY KIDS, HOW ABOUT GETTING
a science tattoo?

MORE AD WIZARDS,
and the stuff they came up with.

YES, I LOVE MY iPHONE
and it's built-in screen washer,
the "iWash".

I LIKE NEW IDEAS
Do you like new ideas?
Here's a new idea...
a short story told via Google Maps.

WHAT the HECK is DICK CHENEY LOOKING AT?

THE LIFE's WORK of SUPERMODEL KATE MOSS
in 60 seconds.

THE PERIODIC TABLE
for people who like to
cross-reference quickly.

EVERYBODY was TYPING FIGHTING!
Those typers were fast as lightning.
In fact it was a little bit frightening...

IS an ARTFULLY KNOTTED KNOT not art?
especially these, which are animated?

AN AUDIO ILLUSION, but if it were
actually continuing to rise, it would
soon be above the level of human hearing,
wouldn't it?

Come ye downtrodden, seek a blessing from
THE WINKING JESUS

EXOTIC AUTOMOBILES SMASHED UP
real good.

SMOKING IS COOL (scroll down)

COOL JESUS TATS

FIND YOURSELF
Click on the spinners to let the
'Powers That Be' reveal your true identity.

HEY, THIS WAS MY IDEA!

HUNT DOWN CRIMINALS on your BLOCK.
and it's easy, because FelonSpy
tells you exactly where they are.
(And ask yourself why we want to believe this is real...)

SUBURBIA FUN, like
watching the front lawn,
time-lapsed over a year.

(Uncle Url made me do this one)
IF YOU'RE DELIGHTED to HEAR THIS AGAIN,
you. are. old.

EASTER AFTERMATH

USA! USA! USA!
We're number one on this list
(as long as you flip the list
upside down first.)

THE DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY and the F.B.I.
is now closely tracking "everything"
you do on the internet.

NONE CALL THEM PENCIL LABYRINTHS.
Just me. I'm the only one.

The complete music video from the
MACBOOK AIR COMMERCIAL
!
"I'm a new soul
I came to this strange world
hoping I could learn a bit about
how to give and take."
(you know you love it)

WHICH IS BETTER?

JUST LET GOOGLE TELL YOU WHICH IS BETTER

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT
the simple, humble ketchup packet
would have led to all this?

AND NOW A MESSAGE FROM
The National Salt Institute:

HOW BIG IS BIG?
For that matter, how small is big?

UNCYCLOPEDIA
"Pope praises Jamie Spears for
avoiding the temptation of
birth control" and other most
wonderful un-news.

BE YOUR OWN DOCTOR,

PERFECTLY TIMED? or perfectly 'shopped?
(a little PG-17ish here and there)

STEVE JOBS MACINTOSH KEYNOTE in 60 seconds
Just the "boom" high points.

WE CAN LEARN ANYTHING IN 5 MINUTES
Like how to make EYEglasses.

100 PEOPLE BANG A DRUM TO 100
according to their age.

YOUTUBEIDOL (Of course.)
I'm waiting for
SchoolBusStopCrossingGuard Idol.

NEW FAD: "Pix Taken At Exact Right Moment"
Here's 25 more.

GOOGLE FIGHT!
This technology should be used to settle
all disagreements.

COMEDY RETIREMENT EULOGY for BILL GATES
What's really funny is to see how some
VERY famous people try, but just can't act.

DEM BONES
are always with us

PERPETUAL MOTION MACHINE
Demonstrated.

HUMANS of NOTE who DIED in 2007
Presented... oddly. (Also a good site
to use to find any dead person.)
)

YOU CAN LOAN MONEY TO POOR PEOPLE.
It's a new thing, be a micro-banker.

I LOVE THE DEPTH of MEANING
buried in anagrams. Tell me
these are all coincidences!

An audio "Year-end Thank You!"
to the fans from Linky & Dinky...

BLOW YOUR GIFT CARDS
on totally cool, yet unimportant, gizmos.

IF YOU DIDN'T GET a MICROSCOPE FOR CHRISTMAS
it's not so bad. They've magnified
all the same household stuff for you
right here. More

GET PEOPLE TO GIVE YOU STUFF
All you have to do is give them
your stuff you don't want anymore.

AN ALLAH's-EYE VIEW
of Mecca.

THE BEST THINGS in LIFE are FREE,
but how many can you name?

GOD'S EYE VIEW
of one man's life.

WHAT'S HOT? WHAT'S NOT?
Google knows. Google is probably
the ONLY one who knows. (that's scary).
What if they decide to stop telling us?

WATCH RON PAUL COLLECT MONEY
from internet people.

THE KIDS WILL BE out OF SCHOOL
during the Holidays. Give them
something dangerously fun to do.

JUST A REMINDER
Movies are only rapidly
projected still photographs.

FREE STREAMING CHRISTMAS MUSIC
This link should work for most
computers, if not, get iTunes
or something like it. I don't know.
What am I, tech support?

REQUIREMENTS for the PERFECT VIRAL VIDEO
It's gotta have a catchy song,
be 2/3 humor, 1/3 painful truth,
and it must be about something
everyone will understand.

SENSORY FRAUD
20 simple but exasperating clickers to
prove you can't believe your lying eyes.

EVERYBODY's HOOKED on DVDs
All the new DVDs come out on Tuesdays --
What's coming out this Tuesday?

ECONOMIC NUMEROLOGY
Let's look at some stats
a unique way...

THAT THEY DID THIS AT ALL, is one thing.
When they did it is something else.

IF THEY WANT TO VOTE SO MUCH,
they should become Americans.

TAKE A WALK on the DARK SIDE of the moon.

HERE'S WHAT they SHOULD DO
Because you should be calling
the shots. All of them.

NOT YOUR FATHER's ART BOOKS
(scroll down)

IT's A ROCK-N-ROLL IMPOSSIBILITY
Because nobody knows this much
about music and musicians.

PRISONERS ARE PEOPLE TOO
They jot down notes in books.
They draw good, too.

EVERYBODY LOVES CONSPIRACIES
Get the poop on new deceptions,
vote for your fave, get involved!

October's CREATIVE ADS are OUT!
So, what did the crazy ad wizards
come up with last month?
(sometimes PG-13)

HAVE YOU LOOKED the LORD in the EYE?
Da Vinci's Last Supper is now so close
it might as well be propped up against
your computer monitor.

THROWING A BONE to OLD PEOPLE
A tour of the 60's that's sure to
to make them want to tell stories,
so be sure you're not around.

DID YOU SEE the 19 LATERAL PASSES
that led to a touchdown to
win the big game? (College, of course)

PUMPKIN CARVES ITSELF in 2 MINS. FLAT
The spookiness starts 18 seconds
into the movie. It's alive!

SERIOUS GHOST FANS have the GOOD STUFF
Pros who track undead spirits know
that these 16 ghost pictures are
authentic. They KNOW it, hear me?

HORROR HOR DEVOURS
Whet your appetite before
the main course of brain pate.

WHAT'S YOUR PET GOING AS on HALLOWEEN?
Some suggestions. Then more

"WOW, JASON SURE IS WORKING HARD ON CODING THAT NEW DATABASE SUBROUTINE, isn't he?"
No he's not.

BE A FLY on the WALL before THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS BRIEFING BEGINS
They transcribe the chit-chat, why wouldn't they?

WHAT IN THE WORLD HAPPENED HERE?
Somebody has some splainin' to do.

THE ANAL RETENTIVE DRUDGE FAN
A PhD in statistics rigorlously tracks data minutia in the world's more popular news blog. Don't miss Calendar/Timelime

TORRENT OF IMAGES BOMBARDING LITTLE GIRLS
Trust me on this one, get past the first 10 seconds, then witness what the media defacto teaches children in a relentless pummelling of images about their appearance. Amazing.

FROM THE RIGHT ANGLE, IN A CERTAIN LIGHT,
ordinary stuff looks extraordinary, common stuff looks extra common, unremarkable things look extraunremarkable.

THE LITTLEST ANIMALS are called FINGERTIP ANIMALS
Small is cute, there's no getting around that.

WHAT IN THE WORLD HAPPENED HERE?
Somebody has some splainin' to do.

THE ANAL RETENTIVE DRUDGE FAN
A PhD in statistics rigorlously tracks data minutia in the world's more popular news blog. Don't miss Calendar/Timelime

SHOW THIS to the APPROPRIATE CO-WORKER
and maybe he/she will get the idea
you wanna.

DANG,THIS GUY CAN DRAW GOOD

TIME-TRAVELLING E-MAIL
Yes! Send an e-mail to yourself
into the future. You'll be glad
to hear from that old sumbitch one day.

CAN'T GET ENOUGH of
stop-motion bullet action.

WHEN YOU'RE NOT SURE if THEY'RE DEAD YET
Check the log (scroll down)

PLEASE GIVE ME UP TO 45 MORE MINUTES,
I'm still digesting lunch.

SEE WHICH COUNTRY HAS THE OIL
by relative map size.

EVERYBODY's GOOD AT SOMETHING,
Jeff is good at Etch-a-Sketch (wow!)

HOW MANY iPODS CAN YOUR BODY ELECTRICIFY?
Let's find out...

HOW DID THESE PEOPLE THINK of THAT?
Click the little numbers at the
bottom to see more more more!

WE RARELY RUN BRAIN GAMES in L&D,
maybe because they weren't smart enough?

THE EUROPEANS do YOUTUBE BETTER
It's not filled with teenage hiJinx.
Click on HELP to be impressed.

THE "APPLE INSIDER" MEANS IT
They tear apart the new iPods.
Literally. (scroll down)

FIRST ROAD TRIP?
GPS enthusiasts post great
recommendations for you.

PICK YOUR SPOT IN THE SKY, ADVISE THE WORLD
And make it good -- you don't often
get to speak to the whole planet.

HARD DRIVE SECRETS REVEALED
Watch one minute under the hood of a
computer hard disc.

TRICKS BARKEEPS PLAY
They've seen 'em all, so they know 'em all.

NEW MAC OSX "LEOPARD" BREAKS OUT NEXT MONTH
Here's 61 colorful sneak peeks!

iCar?

HOW FAST CAN YOU TYPE the ABC's?
It's a little typing test.

THE HAPPY NEWS
All The News That's Encouraging To Print

IDENTIFY YOUR BIRTH STAR
It's starlight is just now reaching
earth from the day you were born.

JAW DROPPING BIRTH DATE DATABASE
This is no joke, it's not a gag. It
really works. Enter anybody's name,
and it feeds back their exact birthdate.

STUNNING IN-YOUR-FACE UFO FOOTAGE,
or is it a freaky helium gondola with
lights and a hidden propeller?

We put the "eek!" into Elvis Week starting with:
The SECRETs UPSTAIRS at GRACELAND...
Linky & Dinky sneak up the stairs,
karate chop the guard, and bring back
shocking photos.
All our cool Elvis material branches off
from here, it's our FLAGSHIP ELVIS web page.
"Elvis" rescrambled = "Lives". Coincidence? You decide.

THE REASON BEHIND OUR DIGITS
The number of angles comprising
the symbol is the same as the count.
Oh just look, you'll see...

INTERNET PERIODIC TABLE
The heaviest web sites, I guess,
based on their atomic weights,
sort of.

IT'S A SWARM
There's more to it, but as people
read news articles and choose to
recommend them, their combined
approval flows onto the screen.
Huh?

SURE, FAITH HILL IS PRETTY.
Just not THAT pretty.

SIGHTLESS SKETCHING
Scroll down to see how famous cartoonist
draw their famous characters while
blindfolded.

iGOD

FRIDAY THE 13th and MEGA-SUPERSTITIONS
Hey, it ain't a superstitions
if it works!

The iPHONE is cool,
as we all know.
But will it blend?

YOU CAN BE A HUMAN LIE DETECTOR
Police detectives are EXPERTS at these
obvious (and not so obvious) body language
guffaws that scream "I'M LYING".

DINKY & I BOTH GOT an iPHONE, and it's
as stunningly cool as all that, it really is.
(The main thing Uncle Url said about
them was "If you break it, I am NOT
buying you another one.")
BUT HEY, YOU CAN'T BREAK an iPHONE
BUT YOU CAN TAKE an iPHONE APART see?

With a name like MOON.GOOGLE.COM,
It's got to be good.

TURN FIRE INTO WATER
Suppose you're All Powerful, you'd
probably wanna see what fire would
look like, were it turned into water.
You know, for a goof.

HEY, A NEW 'CRAZY CATS' VIDEO is OUT!

THEME PARK RIDES ARE VERY SAFE
until they're not.

APPLE BOXES DOWN THRU the AGES

THE STORY of APPLE COMPUTER in 30 pix
Use the R arrow key on your keyboard.

20 min. EXACTLY-HOW-IT-WORKS TOUR of the iPHONE
Is it awesome like we've heard? Yes, it's actually more
than awesome. It's magic.

YOUR FACE IMMORTALIZED on STAMPS (just like Elvis)
You can now buy real postage that you
can really use to mail real letters
that have your real picture on them.

MICROSOFT's SURFACE COMPUTER
Sure, the demo is awesome, but when
a cubicle comic does his own voice-over,
it becomes something else entirely.

THE SOPRANOS FINAL EPISODE DECRYPTED
A cinematologist reveals it was a Catholic Mass
for Tony (the Last Rites). The onion rings
were communion wafers. Everybody wore black.
The bell rang 6 times. The imagery goes
on and on and on and on. Don't stop.

WORLD FAMOUS PHOTOS

PEAK OIL CLOCK

THEY KISS THEMSELVES (because nobody else will?)
Something new and different for the idle
rich to spend money on, a trick portrait
of them kissing themselves, suitable for
framing. (the prev/next arrows are at the
bottom right, very small).

FRESH NEW BATCH OF FUNNY SIGNS!
From around the world. So Hi-larious
I can't stand it.

FIND LOTS OF MEANING in a split second
Caught on film.

GUY HANGS A CAMERA AROUND HIS CAT's NECK
and it takes pictures automatically every
2.5 minutes. Let's see now a Day In The Life...

JIGSAW PUZZLE
Another HTML-ized real world item.
Use auto-solve. That's neat.

TOOGLE.COM TAKES YOUR PERSON, PLACE, OR THING
or animal, or vegetable, or mineral, or
idea, or vague concept, or dream, or
suggestion, or mental image, and then sketches
it out with itself. (hey, let's see if YOU
can describe this thing! ;-)

DO YOU KNOW WHAT A "TORRENT" IS?
It's how you download copyright-free
public domain full length motion pictures
from the internet with DVD quality
and big name stars.

McDONALD'S LEARNED LONG AGO:
If it tastes good, they'll eat anything.

WHAT IT MUST FEEL LIKE TO BE GOD
Watch new pix upload to Flickr on the
world map as they get uploaded. (This is
the kind of thing you'd know already
if you literally knew everything.)

NO, HIS EYES WERE MORE ALMOND SHAPED,
and his eyebrows were bushier. Can
you make the lips creepier?

DUMB IDEAS MAKE MILLIONS
Got a dumb idea? Get rich with it
on the internet. It's been done, behold...

SUBLIMINAL ADVERTISING and sxy-evil tricks
This poorly designed, hard-to-read web site
nevertheless has many fascinating examples of
hidden sxy-messages and disguised sxy-images.

OKAY, I'LL BITE (what's "fun with clouds"?)

SO WHAT IF SOMEBODY TOOK THE PRES. DEBATE
verbiage from the Democrats and turned
their speech into Word Clouds?

WARNING! PULL UP! WARNING! PULL UP!
Click once on the crosshairs, then freely
drag your mouse around to crash the plane.

GIVE YOUR TWO-YEAR-OLD A BOX OF CRAYONS
and something to think about.

YOU WERE SPEAKING ABOUT EASTER EGGS...
Most computer software applications have
hidden jokes, tricks, gags, funny pictures
and so forth, squirrelled away within the
code by programmers too buzzed on caffeine.

THE END OF THE WORLD WILL BE TELEVISED
and they've already got the clip ready.

WE RAN THIS PICTURE PUZZLE BEFORE
without the answers. With is better.

WHAT DID IRS FORM 1040 LOOK LIKE in 1913?

FROM JELLY BELLY to MR. PUMPED-UP
This guy was determined, and in monthly
pictures he shows his progress. Gotta
hand it to the guy, this is impressive.
However, after the 5th month, I'm not
sure what he's trying to prove anymore.

HERE'S WHY CRUISES ARE much cheaper
during hurricane season.

GOD TUBE
Every time heathens get a good idea,
the Godly jump in with a religious
knock-off of it.

CROSS-REFERENCE THESE DATA POINTS:
New DVDS at the video store,
and what's supposed to be good.

\AN OLD MAN advises YOUNG MEN
It's rough, but that's the way the world is.
But wait... Uncle Url advises EVERYBODY
with his Middle-Aged Magic!

GET TO KNOW YOU!
Nobody is more fascinating than YOU!
Enough about what *I* think about you,
tell me what YOU think about you!
(pick the pix that relates most to YOU)

TELL IT TO THE MICROPHONE
If you're a serial yapper, Yahoo now makes
it easy to broadcast your own Podcast.

THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO "Hmmmm".
9/11 Conspiracists have been busy -
here's several dozen video exposes
collected in one place -- 100's of
hours of free brain shock.

PLAY the NATIONAL SECURITY HOME GAME!
Now we can monitor screens 24/7 as
terrorists and other events flare up
around the globe.

HOW the HECK DOES GOOGLE MAKE MONEY, anywho?
Google's going to start making us
exit through the Gift Shop.

WATCH YOURSELF SLEEP, GAIN INSIGHT
Slumber body language. Wow.

If you're STUCK IN A CUBICLE ALL DAY...
Why not *listen* to a movie?
"Wow, did you hear that car chase?"

FORGET THAT LAST SPEED TEST SITE we ran,
this one beats them all.

TV SCRIPTS! All of them. Yes. Every TV show.
Mom can make the costumes, dad can build the
sets, let's put on a show!

It's DATE NIGHT
These extremely helpful video skits teach men
exactly what blunders to avoid on a date with a
young lady. Learn the subtle poetry of body language.

LIFE IS A HIGHWAY
And it must have looked pretty simple
to the guys who first sketched it out
on a cocktail napkin.

STATISTICAL ART (paint by numbers?)

THE WISDOM OF THE UNIVERSE at your fingertips.
Free psychic readings. Just call, they reveal.
(I didn't call myself because I depend on my
lucky astrology mood ring for advice.)

And here's another: WAL-MART is FILTHY
Not like you haven't seen it before;
Photos of Wal-mart's dirty messy smelly
slippery bacteria-laden shelves and floors.
They've really gone down hill.

IS YOUR COMMON KNOWLEDGE BETTER than JOE AVERAGE?
If you take this short test seriously, you'll
be graded against all others. Will you
be best... or not?

MADE IN AMERICA
without John Ratzenberger

WELL, MY POWERS OF OBSERVATION STINK
Maybe yours are better.

OUR FAMOUS BUSH I.Q. HOAX is in Wikipedia!
Somebody (bless them) took the time to
chronicle our world-wide hoax. It was
even talked about during the White House
Press Corp daily briefing, and in Doonesbury.
The original

HOW DOES A GIANT WAVE of WATER
FREEZE LIKE THIS?

YOU CAN'T HEAR YOUR OWN ACCENT,
just like you can't see your eyes move
in a mirror. But you CAN determine what
accent you have with this short test...

VIDEO MAGIC SCHOOL
10 of the most stunning card tricks ever
devised are de-secreted here by spoil sports.

SUPPOSE YOU MAKE IT to the top of Mt. Everest.
Take a look around.

ONLINE RORSCHACH TEST
Examine the sketches and discover if you're
gay, psychotic, depressed, predatory or
otherwise dangerously demented.

THE STUPIDEST MAN & WOMAN ON EARTH
can still accomplish this amazing feat.

WE'RE 100% iPhone COMPATIBLE!
One day soon you'll get Linky & Dinky
on your iPhone. Just in case you haven't
seen it, behold!

What amazed me is that the ACTUAL iPhone blew
away the exaggerated imaginings of how cool
it could be. But naturally, there's a dark side...

THIS DAY IN MUSIC
Today, for example, teen Elvis did
something historical the world can never
forget (or blot out).

SECRET LIFE OF SANTA
Scroll way down to see how The Claus Man
fills up the rest of the year.

MAKE SOMEBODY HAPPY TODAY
With a little clever URL editing (can you figure
it out?), you can make anybody in your life
feel special with this vainglorious tribute!
http://Linky.youaremyfriend.com/

99 STRANGEST PHOTOS OF 2006

100 FACTOIDS UNKNOWN THIS TIME LAST YEAR

JIB JAB COMEDY YEAR IN REVIEW
It's time once again for Jib & Jab's
Annual mocking of the previous 12 months...

VEGAS WEB CAMS
If your're going to Las Vegas soon and your
buds aren't, just tell them to watch you on
these cameras so you can wave back home to
their loser butts.

LISTEN IN ON THE ACTION
The police and emergency bands are
packed with pulse-pounding excitement!
Here too (scroll down)

GOT PSI?
They watch you take the ESP tests... if you
exceed the norm, they'll pop in with a paid
research job offer.

I WANT THIS TOASTER!

STREAMING CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Play through your computer RIGHT NOW!

MICROWAVE FANTASIES COME TRUE
Because a word picture of blowing up stuff in a
microwave can't compare to moving pictures.

THE CAMERA IS THE GHOST
Intriguing idea -- retake pictures
from the exact spot years later,
overlay the two, it's like time travel.

ARE YOU A HUMAN TUNING FORK?
Neato online music/audio test.

DID YOU KNOW YOUR FAVE SONG MEANS SOMETHING?
And here's the funny part -- it may mean
something completely different than what you
always thought...

MAYBE YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW
THIS MUCH ABOUT YOUR NEIGHBORS

NeighborRoo breaks down everything
known about where you live, except
which housewives are desperate.

McDONALD's TELLS US THE BAD NEWS
We just don't want to hear it.

ASK A PHILOSOPHER
My most thoughtful question is
"What is there to eat around here?" but
some people think deeper than I do.

GREAT GAME!
Long time L&D fans will know we virtually
never feature games in this space, but
this one is instantly fun, yet challenging.

CAN WE JUST AGREE ON WHAT'S THE BEST?
Just because I think medium rare is
the best way to serve chicken, doesn't
mean everybody agrees with me.

THE BIBLE, ILLUSTRATED
Verse by verse by verse. Very cool.

THE NEW PRETZEL FONT IS OUT!

THAT'S PAINT, NOT FIREWORKS!

HONEY, HAVE YOU SEEN THE CAT?
I can't imagine what she's doing.

TOP 10 BEST GHOST PHOTOGRAPHS EVER TAKEN!
These have been checked for authenticity,
they actually show the dead.

BUT HERE ARE GREAT FACTS
Stuff people say that we never find out
if it's true or not.

AWESOME MAC INTERFACE
If you've never played with a Macintosh,
do so here and now with this perfect
replication! An HTML masterpiece.

CUT! GET THAT GRIP OUT OF THE SHOT!
Even blockbuster movies are littered
with wrong things in the background,
and bad editing and other funny faux pas.

CRAZED CANINES
This wacky dog video makes a nice
companion piece to our Cats Gone Wild fave.

GLASS IS TECHNICALLY A LIQUID
Bluff? or No Bluff? A trivia game
turn cutthroat.

GROUND ZERO QUILT
It's made up of the faces of the victims.
(Click gently to zoom in.)
and a Cool pic, except for what it's all about

SKY PICS
Lots of low-altitude photos of interesting
places in the U.S., and probably your city.

PUT THE PEPSI NEXT TO THE OREGANO
Instead of nipping at the sherry as
you cook, dribble some Pepsi into
your recipes.

GOOGLE IS PUTTING SMART & DUMB PEOPLE TOGETHER
Pay somebody to search for you,
or GET PAID to search for somebody else!

MESSAGE-IN-A-BOTTLE FREE SERVICES
All around the world, romantics will print out
your message and seal it in a bottle and toss
it into the sea. An idea full of wonder.

MOST of LIFE CAN BE REDUCED TO MATH
and you thought Sets, Sub Sets and
Absolute Values would never be useful.

THE VISCIOUS STRUGGLE FOR CUTE DOMINATION
Two kittens go in, only one comes out.

RAISE YOUR GLASS TO TOAST ART!

10,000 REASONS CIVILIZATION IS DOOMED
I would have put Ann Coulter much higher
on the list, but then again I'd hate to
give her the publicity.

SYNC YOUR iPOD, FIND FRIENDS
Here's the theory: upload your playlist,
and a massive supercomputer will match
your musical interests with other people.
The end result: best friends for life!

GOOGLE FLIGHT SIMULATOR, with real earth view
This is an awesome fly-by-stick playplane
using Google.map's satellite picturing.

NATURE IS COOL
Click a plant or fruit, watch it grow in
fast-motion. Such beauty all around us
we never see.

YOUR WIT, THESE GENERATORS, a life is changed
Somewhere on this page is the one tool
that you've always needed to get started
in a life of dubious fame and moderate fortune.
- Bill Gates only needed DOS to get started.
- Elvis only needed a guitar.
- Linky & Dinky built their wisecracking empire
on the backs of poor, anonymous web designers.
What do YOU need?

OH SURE, IT'S REAL
Because some people will overdo everything.

I WAS KINDA OVER OPTICAL ILLUSIONS,
until I looked at the new stuff at
MightyIllusions. They're more photographic
anomalies than eyemagic, but still, it's
a very cool scrolling adventure.

Uncle Url's pick... FINANCIAL SENSE
A terrific economy-tracking web site,
and the most fascinating mp3 Podcast I
don't ever miss. Jim Puplava is my hero.

Uncle Url's pick... FREE MARKET NEWS NETWORK
These misc. ten-minute mp3 interviews are
brightly illuminating, and they purposefully
expose the BS and manipulation of Wall Street,
the Federal Reserve and Gov't financial reporting.
It's blood-boiling what those bastards do with
our computerized tax money.

ALL THE NEWS WITHOUT the NEWSPRINT
Uncle Url is one of those brainywhacks who
reads several zillion newspapers a day.
Here's how he does it.

SONG TAPPER -- TAPPING IS BELIEVING
Ever tap a tune out on the table?
Tap your spacebar instead and song tapper
will tell you what song you're playing!
YES! IT WORKS!

NOSTRADAMUS SPEAKS by quatrain...
"In the Juno days before earth flames,
a corporal child shall be taken.
Brother assails brother, both savage.
Warring Ishmael and Isaac shall end it,
none to breath to count the legions lost." (X.74)
The Bible Codes agree with Nostradamus

THUS SAYETH THE LORD...

WATCH THE APOCALYPSE ON JEWISH TELEVISION
If you think Faux News is shrill and hyperbolic,
watch the Book of Revelations unfold on
Israel's TV News station, direct from Jerusalem.
IN OTHER TOP NEWS, I'm surprised to find that this
photo of Lindsay Lohan originally had a dude in it:

DUST ART
For anyone who's ever written "WASH ME" in
the dust of a dirty car, eat this!

PAMPHLET POTPOURRI
The Gov't printing house in Pueblo, Colorado has
a fantastic online directory of it's zillion
booklets -- order them free (mostly) or read the
online version. Every topic under the sun.

 

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