Thursday, November 19, 2009

Alcohol 'protects men's hearts'


Drinking alcohol every day cuts the risk of heart disease in men by more than a third, a major study suggests. (READ the REST! - thanks, BBC)

STS Launch to Space Station- great NASA VID!

IF you've never watched a shuttle launch thru NASA's camera's it's a treat, espec the shots looking down at Earth! (thanks, NASA!)

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

More amazing Larry Carlson video: "Contact the Star People"

CONTACT THE STAR PEOPLE from Larry Carlson on Vimeo.

Happy Birthday LSD!

LSD was first synthesized on November 16, 1938 by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland."

YELL from Larry Carlson on Vimeo.

(Thanks, Mike and BoingBoing!)

In New Book, Palin Says She Doesn’t Believe In Evolution

I wonder how she feels about the theory of Gravity!!
(In her new book)....she talks about creationism, saying she 'didn’t believe in the theory that human beings — thinking, loving beings — originated from fish that sprouted legs and crawled out of the sea' or from 'monkeys who eventually swung down from the trees.' (READ the rest at!)

Monday, November 16, 2009

Sense of Scale: The Very Very Small

CLICK HERE to LEARN HOW SMALL STUFF REALLY IS! Go to the Link, then Slide the Slider to see smaller and smaller things! Check out the University of Utah's great "Learn Genetics" pages!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

My PC Desktop @ Work

yep, it's a wonder anything gets done at all!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Animation: pitcher Dock Ellis's no-hitter while on LSD

Amazing story, and some cool Rufus Thomas in the background ("Push,Pull") - (thanks Dangerous Minds and BoingBoing)

Vegetables are all your body needs

love this pic!
thanks, and...
Advertising Agency: JWT Kuwait
Creative Directors: Alessandro Antonini, Mark Makhoul
Photographer: Tommy Morris
Retoucher: Nabil Kamara
Published: August 2009

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

One of my Fave Internets- - Spider Action!


The Wisdom of Mitch Hedberg (RIP)

(check out his NEW CD of prev unreleased's FUNny!)
"Someone asked me if I wanted to see a picture of them when they were younger. I said, 'Isn't every picture of everybody ever taken of when they were younger?'"

-Mitch Hedberg

The Uniqueness of Humans by Robert Sapolsky

You can skip to 04:50 where Robert begins his lecture!

Stanford primatologist and anthropologist Robert Sapolsky scores big with this grad lecture on "The Uniqueness of Humans," a humbling, inspiring and sweet 30 minutes on what it is about humans that makes us unique from our animal cousins, and how many of the seemingly unique features of humanity can be found elsewhere.

(thanks Avi and Cory D!)

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Monday, November 9, 2009

Color Film of London taken in 1927 !!

amazing color footage! (thanks London Screen Archives!)

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Buddy Whittington does Freddie King's Big Legged Woman

One of my fave guitarists doing one of my fave Freddie songs! From May '09. (Thanks Tripsybon!)

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Joe Bonamassa plays the blues!

from a 2005 show in Germany. Joe rocks, yo! Check him out and go see him perform!

Monday, November 2, 2009

Scary Halloween Murder & Disembowlment!

One Pumpkin's Grim Tale....
(thanks to Farnsworth68 and One Pissed Off Veteran!)