Saturday, June 27, 2009

shake a tail feather



This bird LOVES Ray Charles.


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Thursday, June 25, 2009

trees in stitches



Check out this beautifully dressed tree.



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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

iPhone + drawing app = New Yorker cover



The June 1 New Yorker cover was done in an hour with the $4.99 iPhone drawing app "Brushes."
See how artist Jorge Colombo did it.



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Monday, June 22, 2009

Barack Obama saves the day


This JibJab satire animated cartoon debuted in front of the President himself at the Radio & Television Correspondents Dinner.  No longer available.



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Sunday, June 21, 2009

hire a robot to cook for you



". . . there's something disquieting about a robot that can verbally take our order, independently interpret our request, and then cut up sushi rolls and serve them to us."


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Friday, June 19, 2009

great film clip about a baby bear and a cougar



From L'Ours (1988) "The Bear," a film by Jean-Jacques Annaud. FYI, it has a happy ending.



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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Going to the dentist soon?


Be glad if he/she isn't Tim Conway.


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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

the whole world's got talent


Listen to these handsome 14- and 15-year-old young men sing "O sole mio" spectacularly.


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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

spectacular fish splash image



See more images like this one by Daryl Ariawan at the photographer's website.
Website deactivated.


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Monday, June 15, 2009

Sunday, June 14, 2009

animal crime spree


Penguins want to be loved, too.


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Friday, June 12, 2009

funny country "love" song


Rodney Carrington sings "Today's The Day My Wife Met My Girlfriend."


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Thursday, June 11, 2009

circle the cat


How long will it take you the trap this smart cat?
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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

the way she was


If there was ever any question, Susan Boyle has always had talent. In a 25-year-old video that recently surfaced, a fresh-faced Susan–just 22 at the time–takes the stage at a local Scottish club looking trim and youthful and sings Barbra Streisand's "The Way We Were."


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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

the new River Dance


Watching this dancing seal should give you a lift.


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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

amazing typewriter artist



Paul Smith was born in Philadelphia in 1921 with severe cerebral palsy. A man with extraordinary talent, he used his left hand to steady his right one when typing his art. Since he couldn't press two keys at the same time, he almost always locked the shift key down and made his pictures using the symbols at the top of the number keys--@ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ .
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Monday, June 1, 2009

why AARP sells insurance


For those over 50 only. It's a jungle out there.
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