Category Archives: fun & curios


Not sure if this is schadenfreude or just a face palm, not that those are necessarily mutually exclusive, mind you. Jaws dropped in Springfield’s Court Square Tuesday afternoon when Springfield City Councilor Bud Williams offered his take on the annual city menorah lighting ceremony. “Jesus is the reason for the season,” Williams said during remarks [...]

codpiece wars

The regrettably named Norwegian underwear brand Comfyballs was all set to make its big debut in the U.S. this year when it was shut down by the country’s patent and trademark office. A trademark on Comfyballs, USPTO argued, was just too vulgar for Americans to accept. [story] Hey, I know. Call ‘em … Redskins™! Shirley, [...]

today’s schadenfreude

Gee, I hate when that happens Ting Su … caught her husband and [her twin sister] cheating on her and tracked them down to a shopping centre using a mobile phone tracker. She [found her] husband … completely naked in a car along with her sister. They both jumped out of the car with not [...]

stealth nativity display

They want us to believe that these guys are workin’ on a 1795 time capsule, but I reckon that they’re a flash mob doin’ a crèche tableau! Am I right? Huh? [punches shoulder] Am I right or what? Hey, it’s all there: star/cross, stable roof, star beams, first family, wise guys, kneelers, etc. I mean, [...]


If only Hollywood had a way to fight back … It’s a plot that keeps thickening. More incriminating personal information was leaked Wednesday following the unprecedented Sony Pictures hack, this time in the form of emails between top producers and executives belittling a number of major stars and projects, and even making racist jokes about [...]

another trip around the Sun

Starbucks theology

You … baristards !* (caution: Paganism, Genesis, and boobies) ~ vid ~ Wait, there’s an even better, shorter explanation. (caution: Judeo-Christianity and porniness) ~ vid ~_______ * Not often do y’get a threefer (including a cultural ref) Also, Jung was full of crap.

stuff that’s hard to do

Orion first test launch, unmanned Updates from older post (now deleted): Launch through orbit insertion Splashdown (incredible video) Mission characterized as flawless. Attaboys all around ! ___________ Orion program overview

today’s motivational speeches

~ vid ~ Another motivational speech — didn’t want to interrupt. (caution: language) Here’s a good top-ten list.

aerospace updates

1) Sheila Jackson Lee* exonerated by a NASA employee. 2) Despite what you’ve seen on TV, pigs can’t fly. __________ * 2005: “Has the Mars Pathfinder taken an image of the flag planted there by Neil Armstrong?” (entry #1)