Tuesday, March 31, 2009

square watermelons



Thought you'd seen it all? What about this new kind of watermelon from Japan?
Snopes says it is real.




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Monday, March 30, 2009

"What a Wonderful World"


This video set to Louis Armstrong's wonderful song is so very deer.


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Sunday, March 29, 2009

holy cow!



Moo!


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Saturday, March 28, 2009

pool table dominoes


You don't need to speak French to enjoy this.


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Friday, March 27, 2009

an elephant balanced on the head of a pin


. . . an elephant as small as a grain of sand!


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Thursday, March 26, 2009

world's oldest yoga teacher


Keep on yoga-ing and this could be you someday!


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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Monday, March 23, 2009

"Amazing Grace" performed by Il Divo at Rome Coliseum


Hold on to your seat when this video reaches the 3-minute mark!


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Sunday, March 22, 2009

three tigers in a tub



How often do you see this?


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Saturday, March 21, 2009

why babies have mothers



These babies keep their parents very busy; some keep them extra busy.


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Friday, March 20, 2009

Where did that moose go?



Here's what they have to say about the Pogo Moose Incident, in Fairbanks, Alaska: "They were laying new power cables which were strung on the ground for miles. The moose are rutting right now and very agitated. He was thrashing around and got his antlers stuck in the cables. When the men (miles away) began pulling the lines up with their big equipment, the moose went up with them. They noticed excess tension in the lines and went searching for the problem. He was still alive when they lowered him to the ground. He was a huge 60-inch bull and slightly peeved!"


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Thursday, March 19, 2009

New FAA regulations



Hmmmm. Another good idea inspired by Sully's amazing landing.


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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Ever wondered . . .



. . . what is on the other side of Mount Rushmore?


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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Remember Me


15-year-old Lizzie Palmer put together this thoughtful slide-show video about the men and women who serve our country in the military.


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One Marine's story. 

A Rosie-the-Riveter story.

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Friday, March 13, 2009

Is this pilot more skilled than Sully?


Yikes! This guy knows how to fly! Would love to see him and Sully on the same talk show.
Website not available. 


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Thursday, March 12, 2009

something has crashed on my computer . . .



. . . and the mouse is missing.


More cats.    


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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

the black hole


Have you been working too hard? So has this guy.


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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

sometimes you just gotta dance


These dancing animals are a kick.


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Monday, March 9, 2009

Sunday, March 8, 2009

the buck passes



This hunter is asleep at the trigger.



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Saturday, March 7, 2009

What was with Ben Stiller at the Oscars?


This explains everything . . . or nothing.


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Friday, March 6, 2009

the importance of correct punctuation


Dear John:
I want a man who knows what love is all about. You are generous, kind, thoughtful. People who are not like you admit to being useless and inferior. You have ruined me for other men. I yearn for you. I have no feelings whatsoever when we're apart. I can be forever happy--will you let me be yours?
Gloria

OR DID SHE MEAN:

Dear John:
I want a man who knows what love is. All about you are generous, kind, thoughtful people, who are not like you. Admit to being useless and inferior. You have ruined me. For other men, I yearn. For you, I have no feelings whatsoever. When we're apart, I can be forever happy. Will you let me be?
Yours,
Gloria


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Thursday, March 5, 2009

smarty pants dance


This smart little girl is a giggle to watch.


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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

bad morning


This might only be the start of a very bad day.


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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

a skewed view of survival



Comment from contributor of this item, Linda Randolph:

"I think this photo is deceptive. There's probably a flotation slide at the rear of the plane too, but the coach folks are standing on the wing where there isn't one....... Anyway when a plane crashes there is a better chance of survival in the cheap seat tail section. :-)) I'd be satisfied with the wing!"


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Monday, March 2, 2009

got snow? sled-stealing dog


This naughty doggie knows how to have a frolicking good time.


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Sunday, March 1, 2009

Adam and Eve--think different


This could have been the end of civilization . . .


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