February 26th, 2011

Isn't this world Amazing?

Linkdump

Did you know that the Old Spice Guy was on Will It Blend?

Skies of Blue - I'm selling reclaimed yarn on Etsy! This is the first of several auctions set to go up this weekend, so keep checking back, and pass it around to your friends. A variety of colors, weights, and fiber contents (merino, cashmere, and angora figure chiefly among the last.)

Hyperbole and a Half - if any of you know this of late, it's probably because her story about moving with dogs went around... but really, you should go back and READ ALL THE THINGS because the whole blog is hilarious. Also, my youngest child is totally the God Of Cake. XD

How to synch a Wii remote - I totally just could not brain this the other day; turned out it wasn't me, that the unit actually needed to powercycle. Phew?

I have strep. I'm on the drugs for fixing and pain management, but for two straight days I was running at 102+ degrees. In honor of my sauteed brains, I give you this:


Rimming - NSFW!!! - Someone asked me the other day what this meant. So... I let them know. You may not want to know. What is seen cannot be unseen. Click at your own risk.

IMDB - Pulp Fiction

Google Image Search: Ke$ha - I've been watching Glee a lot with my mom lately, and on the alcohol awareness episode they did a Ke$ha song, with one of the actresses pretty well done up to look like her. Mom didn't know who Ke$ha is... so I educated her.

Thottbot - NPC, Mountaineer Wallbang. He was a pain in the butt to find, primarily because the locator dot on my map was claiming him to be in the middle of Thelsamar rather than down in the Valley of the Kings.

Hugh Casey Photography - That's right. hughcasey - he does AWESOME work, go check him out!

Image - Skull Candy Earbuds. I bought these by accident at Newbury Comics, for $30, thinking they included a microphone and therefore could be used with my iPhone. Instead what LOOKED like a mic is actually just a little thing containing a volume switch, in the same size/shape of a mic. Faked me right out, so funny, oh ho ho. So. Anybody want some kickass earbuds for which I have no use? Half what I paid, and they're yours.

Plagiarism vs. Inspiration - So, Rihanna. She has a new song and music video for it, called S&M. I watching it, it gave me a few chuckles, it was prolific and interesting use of latex costuming. Apparently fashion photograph David LaChappelle is calling her out as copying his work. And yeah, there are shared elements - but when you get down to it, when you're doing a broad and yet still publically acceptable visual of S&M themes, are there really that many that you're going to be able to hit that haven't been done before? (Personally, I think the claim of the dog walking scene's being identical is stretching it. The amount and portions of bare body shown by each person in each of the comparison images, alone, gives them both a very different feel (and of the two I find Rihanna's more inviting)). ...anyway. O Look, A Kerfluffle On Teh Intarwebz!

Books in the Age of the iPad

Electron Band Structure In Germanium, My Ass - Abstract: The exponential dependence of resistivity on temperature in germanium is found to be a great big lie. My careful theoretical modeling and painstaking experimentation reveal 1) that my equipment is crap, as are all the available texts on the subject and 2) that this whole exercise was a complete waste of my time.

Myths About Man-Eating Plants

The Message - by Andrew S. Fuller. Made my heart hurt in my chest.

The Radio Announcer's Test - Open this, and do a cold reading of it, aloud, right away. How far did you get? I actually managed the whole thing. Mom's coworkers were right, I should've gone into radio.