Mitt Romney's 99 Headline Problems
Mitt Romney's got 99 problems (but a bitch ain't one). But "Romney's Pesky Pooch problem" comes in at #67. ("Romney's Woman Problem" comes in at #77.) Not sure if this list of headlines says more about Mitt Romney, his campaign or the (lack of) creativity among copy editors at the nations leading news organizations.
Yo, Dawg! I heard you liked addictive construction games still in beta, so I put an addictive construction game still in beta in your addictive construction game still in beta so you can wait for the finished product to come out while you wait for the finished product to come out. In other news, Minecraft player Hans Lemurson has WAY too much time on his hands.
The Dumbest Thing Ever Written On Congressional Stationery
Florida Representative (and arch-rival of Debbie Wasserman Schultz) Allen West received a letter from the Council on Islamic-American Relations (CAIR) requesting him to cease relations with "anti-Islamic extremists." This was his response that the Miami New Times called "the dumbest thing ever written on congressional stationery".
Graphic artist Orlagh O'Brien wanted to know how other people interpreted emotions like anger, joy, sadness, fear and love. So he set out asking questions and finally composed this visual culmination of the colors, words and body locations associated by those emotions as reported by 250 survey takers. The results are nothing short of fascinating. (Via)
Jon Counts To 100,000
Now you can't tell me that there's nothing good on YouTube. Some guy on the Internet named 'Jon' (who looks suspiciously like a bearded Kevin from The Office) went and counted to 100,000 and then posted all 78 hours of it on YouTube. It's all quite dramatic - he shaves and changes outfits every so often, thought it does slow down around 27,457 ... but it picks right back up around 62,183. Of course, if you don't have 3.25 days of your life to watch him count to 100K, there's always the 3 minute highlight reel, but what fun is that?
Tips For Tipping [Infographic]
A set of guidelines on how much to tip in just about any situation. Here's a fun fact: Tipping dates back to the 18th century when an urn would be placed in English pubs with a sign that read, â€œTo Insure Promptitudeâ€ which was later shortened to the acronym T.I.P. or â€œtip." True story.
How Hubble Space Telescope Images Are Made
Apparently Hubble's camera isn't a point and shoot. Each image is composed of several photos which are compiled and modified with image editing software. This video shows how it's done. I don't know about you but knowing how heavily Photoshopped each image is kind of loses a bit of the magic for me.
Woman Facing Jail Time For Front Yard Veggie Garden
From WJBK (Michigan's News Leader): "A Michigan woman is looking at the prospect of 93 days in jail because she planted vegetables in planters in her front yard and refused to abide by the town elders' interpretation of the planning code." Way to set those priorities, Oak Park, MI.