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The Spruce Clamp

This is a great idea: a hall tree for your desk! The Spruce Clamp, made by Layer X Layer, clamps on the edge of your desk where you can hang wires, jewelry, glasses, reminders, and other clutter to keep it off the surface. A Christmas ornament or two would look good on it, too! Each [...]

Quiz: Hall of Fame Hats

Today Barry Larkin and Ron Santo were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Larkin spent his whole career with the Reds, and Santo played 14 of his 15 years with the Cubs. But many Hall of Famers were on multiple teams, which leads to a tough decision: what team’s hat should they wear on [...]

Thrill Murray: The Bill Murray Coloring Book

What could be more awesome than Bill Murray (other than his South Atlantic League’s baseball hall of fame acceptance speech and except for Garfield)? How about this: Thrill Murray, [...]

Guess Who Showed Up at the Wedding

When John and Frances Canning scheduled their wedding at Manchester Town Hall, they discovered that the Queen was going to be there for her Diamond Jubilee celebration. So naturally, they sent a lighthearted invite to the Palace. Guess who showed up? Bride Frances, 44, who runs a hairdressing salon, said she was flabbergasted to be greeted [...]

5 People From History Who Were Absurdly Hard to Kill

You know that Rasputin’s killers took all day and several different methods to do in the Mad Monk. A list from Cracked has five men who put Rasputin to shame in their ability to survive attempts on their lives. Consider King Zog of Albania (who was a real person; I checked): In one instance, the assassin [...]

Every Hall of Famer

This is wonderful – artist Summer Anne Burton is drawing every member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Check it out over at Every Hall of Famer.

Leslie Hall Amigurumi

While we haven’t posted much about Miss Leslie Hall, if you’ve been following YouTube memes over the last few years, then you’ll immediately recognize this knitted amigurumi version of her. Link Via Crafty is Cool

Baseball’s 90 Percent Club

The newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame are to be announced today. I found out that no player has ever been inducted with 100% of the votes tallied. But there have been 27 players who got 90% or more of the votes cast. How many of those players can you name? I could [...]

Private Eyes Watching You? Call The Hall & Oates Hotline

(YouTube Link) We all need a Hall & Oates fix from time to time, and Michael Selvidge feels our pain so he created the Callin’ Oates hotline, a number you can call to get a daily dose of Hall & Oates. The hotline contains such classics as: Rich Girl, Private Eyes, Maneater and a few more classic [...]

Vandal Caught Due to Consistent Misspelling

A man in Vermont is accused of vandalizing his ex-girlfriend’s car. He would have gotten away with carving the word “slut” into her car, except that he misspelled it as “sult”. The woman identified him as the likely perpetrator, so the police called the man into their station to question him: Police called Hall into the [...]