Sep. 23rd, 2005

Friday at last! Enjoy…

» “The Aristocrats” as I Think Bob Newhart Would Perform It

By Tabetha Wells
[Apologies to regular McSweeny’s readers]

» The Bible in Pig Latin

a.k.a.: the Oly-hay Ible-bay.
Sites like this make me WANT To be busy. Yikes.
[Note: I am not religious]

» Wolfram Tones

This is hard to explain but fellow science / music nerds may be intrigued.

» Show Me DQ

Possibly nsfw, but some really beautiful artwork. (Neat interface too.)

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Sep. 16th, 2005

This week is an all-request week, since I received so many funny / interesting links from people all week.

Also: This is a little earlier than usual cuz I’m busy and it’s office-move-prep-day.

» Human Clock

From Julie C.:

She called this “absolutely outstanding” and I couldn’t agree more.

» Death Metal Karaoke

From Kevin K:

Sing (?) along, won’t you? [I’m talkin’ to YOU, Matthew Smith!]

» Dictionaraoke!

From Mark J.:

The magic of the dictionary and karaoke brought together at last!
“This site features parodies of popular songs using karaoke-style backing music with vocals provided by audio pronunciation samples from online dictionaries”

» Engadget Roundup: 1985!

From David A-M:

Funny! (Even if you aren’t a nerd like me.)

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Sep. 2nd, 2005

Another long weekend. As such: Couple extra links! Mwa-ah-ahhhh!

» Louisiana Flood Gallery

In light of the recent events in MS/LA

» How to help victims of Hurricane Katrina

Also in light of the recent events in MS/LA

» Infinite Cat

Self-explanatory when you see it. 🙂

» Who’s That With Jeremy?

» FunnyFaces

Takes a while to load. But holy: Funnnneeee!

Bonus Link!

» SpiroGraph

For those who remember what that was.

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Aug. 26th, 2005

Hellloooooo friday peopllllle!

Here we go…

» Clinger!

Kinda weird but cool.

» SpaceWorms

[Note: completely addictive and nerve-wracking]

» Comic Strip Generator

» Dionne Warwick’s Cosmic Peephole

“The Cosmic Peephole has the power to reveal the private, hush-hush life of anybody in the world. Type a name into the field below and gaze into *anyone’s* very soul… if you dare!”

Bonus Link!

» Comic Strip

Also from Chickenhead

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Aug. 12th, 2005

Vaaaacation! (for me, starting momentarily.)

As such, no friday links next week. I know. So sad.

Here goes, and have a great weekend! 🙂

» Net Disaster!!!

» The Gettysburg Address: A Powerpoint Presentation

» Dirkon: The Paper Camera

I’m going to attempt to build one of these sometime. We’ll see how it goes. Note: not digital. 🙂

» Cantilevered Structures with Pennies

Similar to previously-listed CardStacker [from Jun. 30th, 2005], only probably even more time-consuming. Yikes.

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Aug. 5th, 2005

Happy end of short week! Weekend… End… [mutter]

» Khaaaaaaaaan!

[Self explanatory]

» BushSpeech

Unbelievable. Takes time but is very smooth once you get something into it.

» Future Me

Email messages to yourself in the future. Use the form on this site and it sends it to you on the date you choose. This is the display of messages people have made public. (I guess this assumes the site is still up in several years’ time.) Some kinda personal and poignant stuff.

» Cyranet Greeting cards

“Saying what you think, with the wit you don’t have” Click through the “next card” link to see all variations. There are thousands, mostly all hilarious.

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Jul. 29th, 2005

Looooooong weekend!

Happy Friday folkses!

» Star Wars Episode III: Backstroke Of The West

This is one that Kevin sent me and I think someone else distributed (apologies) but oh man is it funny. You will laugh. Out loud. Guaranteed. Be prepared. No fluids near your keyboards.

» Google is hiring: ON THE MOON!

» The Gallery of Regrettable Food

I first saw this back in 1997 and it’s been meticulously maintained and increased-upon since then. Hopefully you have not just eaten before reading. Enjoy (?) This guy writes extreeeeemely funny stuff.

» Ylimpics (Olympics for Yetis)

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Jul. 22nd, 2005

Can you handle it? I don’t think you can handle it!

Happy Friday everyone.

» LCD Computer Keyboard (from Russia)

Potentially nerdy, yes, but niiiice! I’ll take two.

» Overheard In New York

“Teen girl: I wonder what Marilyn Monroe does in her spare time.
Teen guy: Lie in her coffin?”
–2 train

» Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness

Hard to explain but funny.

» JustCurio.us

Answer any one of the millions of questions people have asked on this site. Or ask your own.

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Jul. 15th, 2005

Happy friday!

» They Thought You’d Say This

Some of the most obscure and odd translation phrases ever.

» NewsMap

“Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.”

It’s a neat way to look at current news items (I think.)
Can take a bit to load but certainly interesting once it does.

» Lego Church!

[Did I mention I am not religious?]

» 10 x 10

Topical image-indexing resource. Looks at numerous indexes of news and other images to cross-reference by country, topic, headline, etc. (Similar to Flickr, but different.) Could eat up a lot of time. But fun! And interesting!

Have a most excellent weekend.

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