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Archive for November, 2012

Unusual, Intriguing Water Towers

“QUANTUM SHOT” #808 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams There are some worldwide headquarters of evil corporations housed in some of them… just kidding. Water towers can be found in many parts of the world, in all kinds of colours, shapes, sizes, decorations and designs. This time [...]

Tree Houses for Grown Ups

Photo: Philip Jodidio Like dreams and aspirations, tree houses were something I was obsessed with as a kid -always plotting and planning- only to neglect and diminish as I got older. Grown-ups can’t live in tree houses, they have to pay mortgages and get jobs. Reminds me of a scene from Step Brothers (Warning NSFW Language); [...]

Rhett & Link Show You How To Kill A Moustache

(YouTube Link) Movember is officially at an end, so now it’s time for you to make a tough decision- should you shave your mouthbrow or let it ride into the new year? Rhett and Link have considered it from every angle, and they have some valuable advice to offer about this difficult lifestyle choice. Watch and discuss [...]

Space Kitty

Hello Space Kitty, why what beautiful sunglasses you have. I think I may have found a new wallpaper. You can view the full image here. Via Unique Daily

How Do Computers Understand Speech?

Have you noticed that on many “reality” TV shows, the producers feel the need to add English subtitles over people who are speaking English? If it’s so difficult for people to decipher speech, how in the world can we expect a computer to do it? The process of speech recognition involves seven very complicated steps, [...]

Beer-Battered Deep-Fried Bacon

Photo: Dude Foods I love bacon, not a huge fan of the deep fryer, but in this case I may make a rare exception. Deep-fried, beer-battered, bacon smothered bacon. Oh-my-lanta. As Anthony Bourdain might say- that is some serious food porn. Nick over at Dude Foods has deep fried everything from mashed potatoes to lasagna, from deviled [...]

The Missing Links: Thriller Turns Thirty

November 30, 1982: Thriller Is Released Michael Jackson’s grand opus, and the biggest selling album of all time, Thriller was released 30 years ago today. Rolling Stone has obviously covered the album quite a bit. Here is their original album review done after its release. I find it rather shocking—and incorrect—that the reviewer makes the [...]

Catbus Shoulder Bag

Catbus Shoulder Bag- $29.95 The holidays are coming! Are you looking for the purr-fect gift for your favorite Totoro fan? You need the Catbus Shoulder Bag from the NeatoShop. This delightful plush bag looks like Catbus. It includes a small Totoro plush keychain that nestles on the outside of the bag.  Be sure to check out the [...]