johnaugust: Shutter Speed vs FPS /via Matt Jeppsen
This is not a blogging platform: Scenes from the... →
coyotesqrl: HR Rep: Michael, thanks for stopping by. Mick: Mick. Everyone calls me Mick. HR Rep: Mick. Great. Have a seat. Do you know why I’ve called you in today? Mick: Nope. HR Rep: We’ve had some complaints from your co-workers. Mick: Complaints? HR Rep: They say you take too many breaks… I know it was a bad pun, and maybe a little too obscure, but I think this needs more love.
The Literature of Sport
curvesball: petitchou: Hello. I am currently teaching an elective class titled, “The Literature of Sport.” I am teaching this class to some fairly elite high school athletes, from soccer players to golf prodigies. Suffice it to say, I know very little about sport, though I did grow up in the same neighborhood as many of the San Francisco Giants players of the late ’80s. I was Will Clark’s...
Scenes from the HR
HR Rep: Michael, thanks for stopping by. Mick: Mick. Everyone calls me Mick. HR Rep: Mick. Great. Have a seat. Do you know why I’ve called you in today? Mick: Nope. HR Rep: We’ve had some complaints from your co-workers. Mick: Complaints? HR Rep: They say you take too many breaks throughout the day. Mick: Oh. Look, I can explain that— HR Rep: —If...
Can't miss movie idea...
A remake of Giant as a comedy starring Vince Vaughn, James Franco, and Isla Fisher. Instead of Texas oil men, they’re wind wildcatters, trying to build the most productive mills in the Hill country.
rsmallbone replied to your quote: What am I going to do when God asks me, ‘Where is… I’d say, “What the fuck is wrong with you? Get your hand out of my pants, you fucking pervert. Jesus fuck.” Even an omniscient God has needs.
What am I going to do when God asks me, ‘Where is your foreskin?’– Swaziland looks to cut HIV with mass circumcision drive
Is that a book you got there?
fridayreads: Well you KNOW we want to hear about it! Reblog this post with a line about what you’re reading this week, and you’ll be automatically entered to win wonderful books and prizes. This week’s giveaways include 20 book cover t-shirts from Out of Print clothing! Slaughterhouse Five. I’m embarrassed to admit that despite all the Vonnegut I’ve read - and I’ve read a...
Perhaps it is serendipitous that the two big political blogging moments of the...– News Desk: Fake Koch Running for Congress? : The New Yorker
Saying he would much rather celebrate an Oscar win by visiting an American fast...– Burger King Invites Colin Firth to Design Burger, or Thanks, But I’m Busy Until Forever - Phoenix Restaurants and Dining - Chow Bella
Getting a work visa turned out to be a bit of a challenge, no one had every...– Interview with Chris Young » blog.khymos.org
Holy shit this trailer was funny. Bad Teacher Director: Jake Kasdan Writer: Gene Stupnitsky Cameron Diaz Justin Timberlake Jason Segel John Michael Higgins and Phyllis Smith (The Office) in what looks to be a brilliant sidekick role Watch this trailer. Seriously.
A field study examined the relation between anonymity and aggressive driving...– Why might people in convertibles be less aggressive? (and it’s not because it’s sunny outside) - Barking up the wrong tree If the “confederate driver pulled in front of” me in a manner that felt at all like cutting me off, I’d be on my horn in about 300ms after the...
Caltech snaps a 310-game conference losing streak. →
love-and-radiation: kelsium: White chocolate: what is the point of chocolate that tastes bad? People hate themselves. Cocoa butter without any of the delicious cocoa solids. Basically, these people are eating moisturizer.
How Many Different Ways Can You Spell 'Gaddafi'? →
morrowplanet: 112, according to ABC news Don’t tell Leo McGarry that.
Things would be easier if I just did all the work...
I get to work at 7am (about usual) expecting* to see an email from one of my colleagues telling me she’s finished the very small bit of functionality she was working on Friday afternoon. We’re both working in the trunk of the project in the same files because we’re in a bit of a rush to get some changes through and into QA today. It’ll be a lot easier for me to merge her...
Writer Dwayne McDuffie, famous for his creation of Milestone and runs on Justice...– Newsarama.com : Developing: Dwayne McDuffie, DC Comics & Animation Writer Dead That’s incredibly sad news, particularly this day.
Five as amuse-bouche These seven to warm the soul Sealed by five’s sweet kiss
University of Cincinnati communication researchers are reporting on a new type...– Research uncovers a secret society connecting through the Internet
IT may well be the movie comeback of the year. Nearly three decades after...– The vision thing | The Australian
There are two types of transfinite numbers — cardinals and ordinals. A...– Philosophers’ Playground: God’s Infinite Properties
You will click this link because for years... →
sesamestreet: And besides, look at how awesome Super Grover 2.0 is. You wouldn’t want to upset him, would you?
During a speech given in received pronunciation, the French President came...– Sarkozy admits French language a hoax after Wikileaks exposé | NewsBiscuit
Toby Stephens is set to star opposite Maria Bello in NBC’s drama pilot...– Toby Stephens Cast In ‘Prime Suspect’; Guillermo Diaz, Adam Campbell Board Pilots – Deadline.com I’m so tired of America. Take a perfectly sound, revered British show (where the people speak, you know, English, just like us) starring a world-class actress. Recast with an American actress...
Here’s a step-by-step guide to making your own skull goblet, based on what these...– Prehistoric Brits made the world’s earliest skull-cups | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine
Words With Friends
(Y’all don’t want to know the pain and flaming hoops TheWife had to pass through lo these many months to get our new phones and contracts. Suffice it to say it was rough. If you’ve got a number for me in the 310 area code, you should call or message me so I can give you my preferred number. The 310 is going to stay for now at least, but it’s not my forever-number.) ...
What Are You Reading?
fridayreads: Yep, it’s that time again. Reblog this post and add a line about what you’re reading this week. You’ll be joining more than 5,000 readers who share their selections every week, AND you’ll be entered to win great prizes. Finally: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke