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The Standing Work Station

Wonderful idea, but you have to wonder how easy it would be to reach the coffee. After all, every worker has his/her priorities! This comic from The Joy of Tech came with a poll on how many people do their job standing, and how they feel about it.  Link -via Daily of the Day

2012 Geek Olympic Events

Finally! Events we can all participate in …although not all of us would excel. From The Joy of Tech. Link

What Happened to Bob Ross’ Paintings?

Bob Ross said he made over 30,000 paintings in his lifetime. He didn’t sell them, and he never put them in a gallery. Where did his army of happy clouds go? We’ll let Bob explain: “One of the questions that I hear over and over and over is, ‘What do we do with all these [...]

Facts About Every Student From the 30th Story of Wayside School

Louis Sachar’s Sideways Stories From Wayside School series is still a favorite of elementary-age kids, 34 years after the first book hit the shelves. Each of the three books features 30 chapters — one for each floor of the Wayside School building — and each chapter (usually) features one student. Here are a few facts [...]

Call Me Back!

I understand her completely, and you should call your mom! This Twaggie was illustrated by Joy and Noelle of Twins Are Weird from a Tweet by @MistookMistake. You can see a new illustrated Tweet every day at Twaggies. Link

Pirate Treasure

It’s a nice fantasy, at least! This Twaggie was illustrated by Joy and Noelle of Twins Are Weird, from a Tweet by @GuyEndoreKaiser. See a new Tweet illustrated every day at Twaggies! Link

Caine’s Monroy | A Cardboard Arcade Made By a 9-year Old Boy

A 9 year old Caine Monroy From Los Angeles, California boy who spent most of his time in his busy father’s auto parts shop decided to spend his summer making his dream of running his very own arcade a reality.After devoting his entire summer vacation to building, collecting and designing his own cardboard box games, [...]

10,000 Singers Belt Out “Ode to Joy”

In Japan, it’s an end-of-year tradition to sing “Ode to Joy,” the final movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. The song is so well-known in Japan that it’s known simply as daiku, literally “number nine.” In Osaka, a 10,000-person-strong “Number Nine Chorus” of amateur singers performs daiku every December, to thundering effect. While [...]

What To Do?

Nitrozac and Snaggy from The Joy of Tech made a comic to cover the site during the internet strike. See, there are things to do that aren’t on the web! Link -via Laughing Squid

A Christmas Card By Charles Addams

Oh, what joy to spend Christmas at the Addams Family house, hanging out braiding tinsel into Cousin Itt’s hair,  and trying not to get blown up by Pugsley and Wednesday when they open their new presents. I wonder what the Addams Family does to carolers that appear on their doorstep? Link