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27 Cowboy Slang Terms for Things You Eat and Drink

Getty Images If your bread wallet is empty and you need to line the flue, knight the ribbons and mosey to a beanery. Your cookie-pusher will know what you mean when you order any of these 27 cowboy food and drink items. 1. Bear Sign: Doughnuts * 2. Overland trout: Bacon * 3. Blue John: Skimmed milk [...]

27 Cowboy Slang Terms for Food and Drinks

Getty Images If your bread wallet is empty and you need to line the flue, knight the ribbons and mosey to a beanery. Your cookie-pusher will know what you mean when you order any of these 28 cowboy food and drink items. 1. Bear Sign: Doughnuts * 2. Overland trout: Bacon * 3. Blue John: Skimmed milk [...]

Happy Homes

(YouTube link) Each home has its unique personality, and its own face. This ad for NEST thermostats shows some of the happiest homes. -via Swiss Miss

Tree House Fits the Neighborhood Style Perfectly

We’ve previously featured Benjamin Verdonck’s stay inside a human-sized bird nest on the side of a skyscraper in Rotterdam. More recently, he built this tree house in Ghent. Other than one minor difference, you could hardly tell that it’s a new addition to the neighborhood. Link (Google Translate) | Video | Artist’s Website

Fossil nest of baby dinosaurs discovered

A 70-million-year-old fossilised nest containing 15 jeuvenile dinosaurs has been found in Mongolia. It is thought that the baby Protoceratops were bur…

Avoiding Traffic Jams

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Avoiding Traffic Jams … in Russia (highly dangerous and illegal, of course). See another method in this video. Link Today’s pictures & links: Getting some adrenaline in Switzerland: (image via) ———— Interesting Concepts for Duesenberg by Virgil Exner, circa 1964 These renderings were done by Ross Cousins, best known for Cadillac brochure and print advertising: (images via) Second image [...]

11 Rock Star Cameos in TV Shows

From Davy Jones on The Brady Bunch to (Cow)Boy George on The A-Team, here are some of the more memorable musician TV cameos. 1. Davy Jones on The Brady Bunch Marcia’s all-out campaign to get the Monkees singer to perform at her prom yields a kiss on the cheek, a date, and a specially dedicated song. “Thank [...]

I Am Unreasonably Excited About This Thermostat

I consider myself a computer geek — I’m comfortable with that. But today I’m having a new feeling: apparently I’m a thermostat geek. Yesterday I came across the Nest “Learning Thermostat,” which has been making the rounds of nerd blogs. Basically, this is a computer-driven thermostat with some fancy features: [...]

5 Foods People Die For

Gathering Iwatake at Kumano. Woodblock print by Hiroshige II. When making soup requires scaling a cliff, and grabbing a few olives involves avoiding gunfire, it’s time to find some comfort food that’s a little more comfortable. 1. Iwatake The annals of Arctic exploration are filled with accounts of frostbitten limbs and near starvation. In fact, many adventurers have [...]

Baby Hummingbirds in a Nest

Alek Komarnitsky learned that hummingbirds had nested at a local golf course and took several high-resolution photographs. Here are the two babies, almost ready to leave the nest. The housefly on the branch gives you a sense of the scale. Link via American Digest