August 15, 2009
Liam Lynch explains the origin of the video, but what was Dan Deacon thinking as he recorded the audio? Of all the free MP3 downloads he offers, Two Friends from the Acorn Master album may be the most, um, listenable. Thanks to daily songsmith Corey B (Corey Blanchette) for the tip.
May 13, 2009
What happens when one of Google’s street view camera vehicles encounters a low bridge or a muddy Australian road?
May 2, 2009
One of the many odd questions this prank job application asks is: What Are You Willing To Wear At Work? (Check All That Apply) Paper Hat Tie Hairnet Spandex Singing Omelet Costume
December 26, 2008
Tankmen is funny, no doubt, but I wonder what it means when we’re deeply embroiled in two of the longest running armed conflicts of US history that we find it so easy to make comedy about war.
December 19, 2008
From the best-of-Craigslist: Manly Bike for Sale: What kind of bike? I don’t know, I’m not a bike scientist. What I am though is a manly guy looking to sell his bike. This bike is made out of metal and kick ass spokes. The back reflector was taken off, but if you think that deters […]
November 19, 2008
From the Borowitz Report: In the first two weeks since the election, President-elect Barack Obama has broken with a tradition established over the past eight years through his controversial use of complete sentences, political observers say. “Every time Obama opens his mouth, his subjects and verbs are in agreement,” says Mr. Logsdon. “If he keeps […]
November 1, 2008
The TechnoViking will have you scratching your head for the first 90 seconds, then ROFLing for a while. Not enough yet? Watch him dance to “It’s a Piece Of Cake To Bake A Pretty Cake.” This one claims to be the original, and though the sound is bad the video quality is much better than […]
October 3, 2008
You’ll find more than a few of Demetri Martin‘s (his site) videos on the web (one, two, quotes). Though I think he’s particularly good at powerpoint comedy and this flipchart thing, you’d think he doesn’t like to do interviews.
September 27, 2008
Physically located in Katoomba; found in Seb Chan‘s photo stream.
September 23, 2008
Maslow without the pyramid, found at Jessica Hagy’s “Indexed”. She posts new explanations of the world daily. More available in her book.
June 8, 2008
Found in the MySQL 5.0 Reference Manual: Related(g1,g2,pattern_matrix) Returns 1 or 0 to indicate whether the spatial relationship specified by pattern_matrix exists between g1 and g2. Returns –1 if the arguments are NULL. The pattern matrix is a string. Its specification will be noted here if this function is implemented. (emphasis mine.)
January 23, 2008
Richard Stallman‘s Soulja Boy dance, MIT style (via).