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The Guy Who Spent His Summer Helping Strangers From the Internet

What did you do this summer? Now, what would you have done if you had unlimited airline miles and no job to tie you down? Most people would simply vacation in a few places they’ve always wanted to visit, but Reddit user Generique opted to use his unique opportunity to help others. At the beginning of [...]

Vintage Pics Of Summer Fun

Oh the joys of summer- outdoor barbecues, beach blanket bingo and breaking a sweat without moving a muscle. Summertime is in full swing, so let’s take a gander at these vintage pics of people having fun in the sun! Why go outside, risk getting skin cancer and get chewed up by insects when you can live [...]

The Late Movies: Songs About Hot Summers

On this date in 1935, the Dust Bowl heat wave reached its peak, with temperatures reaching 109°F in Chicago, Illinois and 104°F in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As we sweat through another long, hot summer in America, here are six songs inspired by rising temps (or at least six songs that make us think of hot summer [...]

The Late Movies: Songs About the Jersey Shore

I’ve lived my whole life in Philadelphia, which means every summer, I start thinking about how much I want to go to Jersey. Traditionally, Philadelphians like to mock New Jersey for, well, everything. From bad drivers to bad food to anything in between, we’re not fans of the Garden State. Except between Memorial Day [...]

Because Everything Is Better When Fried

Even watermelon, the freshest and most refreshing of summer fruits has been deep fried at the Alameda County fair. This seems like it could be heavenly or horrible. Has any one had it? If so, what did you think? Link Via Laughing Squid

Chillax

Chillax – $9.95 Attention all you weekday warriors! Summer is finally here. Are you ready to chill and relax?  It is time to get your groove on with the Chillax ice pop maker from the NeatoShop. This excellent mold and handle set is perfect for beating the heat with your favorite ice lolly treat. Be sure to [...]

6 Summer Camps for Exceedingly Wealthy Children

For many, summer camp means a week sleeping in a cabin that doubles as a sweat lodge, spider-infested communal showers, and swimming in a scummy pond. But if you have lots and lots of money, you have options. 1. ActionQuest Typically about $5,170 for 5 weeks (plus airfare and other expenses), but the transatlantic voyage is $6,570 [...]

Yogi Bear Cookie Jar

Yogi Bear Cookie Jar – $54.95 Hey-hey-hey-hey! Summer is here! Are you on the hunt for a deliciously fun way to store your favorite afternoon snack?  You need to go-go-go to the NeatoShop and get the Yogi Bear Cookie Jar! This great ceramic cookie container features your favorite smarter than the average bear, Yogi, and pic-a-nic [...]

The Missing Links: This Whole Summer Thing Is A Bit Much

Knowing How A Magician Pulls Off A Trick Ruins the Show. Right? According to the author of a new book that gives away a lot of illusionist secrets: “Magic is a science as well as an art, and in science, knowledge serves only to deepen the mystery. Each new find opens vistas on an unchartered territory at [...]

Don’t Have A Cow, Man!

Don’t Have A Cow, Man! – $11.95 (front and back shown) Summer is here! It is time to shake the dust off your one-horse town, gather your gear,  and get out there and watch  TV in different time zones.  But wait!  Aye carumba, are you in need of a new water bottle?  Listen to your heart, [...]