September 2012 Archives

The Effing Typeface

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Rude font style - maybe they should use this font on the porn sites - just to keep the right style of things...

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"Australian runner Michelle Jenneke recently partook in running the the 100m hurdles during the World Junior Championships in Barcelona. Prior to her race the cameras were rolling and captured her pre-race routine which was phenomenal. Words can't accurately describe the dance she pulled off, but we hope to see it again. The song and slow motion combined already make this a YouTube legend."

There's something very sensual about this and she's an athlete as well - very much doubt I would be enough for her (if it was ever on the cards that is).

Better than a Toothbrush?

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Is chewing this spiky rubber disc really as effective as brushing your teeth?

"Designed for those times when you've just had a meal but can't sneak away to brush your teeth, the Rolly is a small rubber disc covered in 276 spiky bristles that promises to be as effective at cleaning your teeth as brushing, when chewed like a piece of gum."

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The Search for China's Past

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Article and photos

"China's photographic record begins only in the 1970s because nearly all earlier pictures were destroyed. The ones that survived are mostly outside China, and a major effort is now under way to bring them together online"

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No Comments..

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Hi All

Just a quick one to say that I am aware of the issue regarding leaving comments on this blog - It has been since the move to the new server a couple of months ago with which I had considerable pain and frustration :( (I don't think it worked properly even before the migration)

I have had a good look at the problem and can now conclude that the only way I can sort this is to either upgrade to the newest version of Movable Type (the software this blog runs on) or switching to Wordpress or something else.

Considering the hassle with the last upgrade / server move I am holding off on this because last time I almost all lost the archives which is not what I want.

Anyway just to let you know it's in the pipeline but won't be doing it for a while yet - I'm up to my eyeballs in computers that are needing fixed so appreciate my regular visitors' patience on this.

Rgds
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Liam

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The Cube Tube Reinvents Ice Trays

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This new invention is set to revolutionize ice cube making.

"The value of smart design can't be overemphasized. And it's all the more refreshing when it comes to everyday objects. Like regular ice trays. Those things are stupid. You have to pull off a balancing act between the sink and the freezer so you won't spill any water, and then getting the ice out and into a glass is yet another crapshoot. The Cube Tube pictured below solves both of those problems at once"

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Vajazzling

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http://cherrycrime26.hubpages.com/hub/Vagazzling-Getting-Your-Vagina-Jeweled

This is a craze that apparently started in New York whereby women get their **area** decorated with crystals of different designs. It's often done to commemorate special occasions - maybe something like tattoos?

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Women's Beauty Products - The Toxic Chemicals

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515 toxic chemicals in the average women's beauty and toiletries. See the diagram which shows the most worrying chemicals and the possible side effects. All women should take a good look at this..

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Penis-Vertising

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http://www.buzzfeed.com/copyranter/penis-vertising

Personally - making something look like a penis is not going to make me buy anything myself - but I reckon it would do the trick for 50% of the rest of the world..

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"This is how you do a penis billboard, Workaholics people. Via New Zealand."
We all know Steve Martin as a funny guy - this looks to be from when he was first starting his career..

Hand Written Signs

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These are classics - good for a chuckle any time of the day - clicking on the little picture blows it up so you can see and read each individual sign..

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TV Without Context

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http://neave.com/television/

Random TV channels change every so often - if you like channel-hopping then this is for you - no buttons to press - just watch..

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The No-Fly List

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http://www.no-fly-list.com/

The Official Terrorist Security Administration's database of people who are not allowed to fly. There's 2887 pages of these with 30 per page!

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Whitney Music Box

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http://whitneymusicbox.org/

"A musical realization of the motion graphics of John Whitney as described in his book "digital harmony"

Perfect amusement for when you're tripping is all I would say..

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it's animated on the site itself with suitable sound effects to go with it..

Camouflage Photography in the Animal World

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50 astonishing pictures of animals hiding from their predators..

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Fark

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http://www.fark.com/

"Real news. Real funny."

These are selected actual news items that have been selected and highlighted on above site. Click through the excerpts to get to the actual news article.
e.g.
"Remember sixteen years ago? I was 7, and I said that my four aunts violently sexually assaulting me at a Satanic party where they sat around naked, drunk, and smoking pot? Well, it didn't really happen, so can you let them out of prison?"

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farkin 'ell..

Detailed Monthly Horoscopes

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http://www.astrologyzone.com/forecasts/

You may think like I used to that astrology is a load of rubbish but I had a personal reading done by a prominent Thai astrologer who was living on  the same floor in the same apartment block as me who noted down my exact year/date/time and place of birth in degrees latititude and longitude. He worked on it that night and the next day I couldn't believe how much he knew about my past and present situations - the advice he gave me for the future was also spot on.

It's the fake / untrained astrologers that give a bad name to the real ones.

We are life living on a planet in a solar system in a galaxy in a universe and everything we are, say and do has influence on something else.

The above site will give you a very detailed monthly reading (click on the 'continued' link after the summary) and is one of the best I've seen on the Web..

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yeah I'm a Libra

Indigogo Campaigns

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"Everyone should have the opportunity to raise money. Now everyone does. People all over the world use our industry-leading platform to raise millions of dollars for all types of campaigns. No matter what you are raising money for, you can start right now with no fee or application process."

Browse the campaigns or start your own..

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If you have a particularly strong gag reflex, this popular dentist's trick can help distract your brain and save you the discomfort (and embarrassment) in seconds

Here's the scientific explanation for you if you're interested..

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this might have helped in my nappy changing days (but not sure if I could have done it one-handed)..
"Music Room": Backstage before the show, Jimmy, Carly Rae Jepsen, and The Roots grabbed some instruments you'd find in an elementary school classroom and performed "Call Me Maybe"

Guide To Dating Rich Girls

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http://www.vice.com/read/the-vice-guide-to-dating-rich-girls

"Rich girls are hot because their moms are hot. But they're also insane because their dads are inbred sociopaths with Nazi fetishes. All of this makes dating one for a short period of time an excitingly weird mixture of prescription pills, naps, crazy arguments, depressing music, room service, therapists, tattoos that cost more than cars, jet lag, and guestlists. It's gonna be fun!"

Once you've got one in the sack then you might find this guide (NSFW) of some use (or not) depending how much of this you've done before - or whether or not you like women..

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12 Best Signs Outside Restaurants

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Plenty of potential for more of these. I love the one that just says "egg".

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How To Be A Transvestite

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Tips and tricks for wanna-be trannies. There's advice and external links to other sites with detailed explanations on make-up, wigs etc.

Thailand probably has the most 'lady-boys' per-capita in the world and having lived there for 10 years I can say that many of these could do worse than learn a few things about how to do it properly.

If you're planning a trip out there and worried you might unwittingly end up in the sack with one just check that the woman you are with doesn't have an Adam's apple :-)

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Mind Lab

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Not sure what to  make of this.

"How is our consciousness connected to the world. Explore the unconscious functions of the brain with visual illusions and mysterious perceptual phenomena."

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Way Back Machine Archive Site

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http://archive.org/

I've posted about the wayback machine before - it shows you how any particular website used to look like way back in the early days.

There's now more sections on this site - there's music, movies and books as well.

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Internet archive site

Crappy Taxidermy

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http://crappytaxidermy.com/

There's something quite disturbing about these examples. Some of these look like they've been stuffed by a rank amateur who is learning the trade but some are downright ridiculous..

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3 Frames

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http://threeframes.net/archive

Groovy little GIF animations with just 3 frames in each of them - results of this can be quite amusing and there's loads in the archives..

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YouTube Picks #185 - From Love to Bingo

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"Patient research work involving more than 5 thousand photographs resulted in a 1 minute film that AlmapBBDO created to advertise Getty Images, the world leading image database for creating and distributing visual contents. The film is surprising when showing 873 images in 15 images per second, sufficient speed to transform the series into a video that, without any text, tells a beautiful story. All photos, without any exceptions, are from the Getty Images archives."

A lot more interesting than you usual 1 minute video clip...

Game of Thrones Sex Scenes - All in One

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These scenes are the crux of the matter of the much talked-about HBO series. Sex sells and this is very much true for TV shows as with anything else.



Bee Sting Captured on Camera

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Award winning photo of a bee stinging a man. They die after using the sting so this bee has just topped itself.

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100 Skills Every Man Should Know

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Skills with instructions

There are just some things that men automatically get delegated to do by their wives/girlfriends - they expect you to know how to do these things.

However I have to admit that it's my missus that has to change our light bulbs at home - I have big problems when I try and do it..

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Driving in the snow- now there's one thing I've had a fair bit of practise of..

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