Category: "Silly"

Cool baby furniture

06/08/09 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
I'm not really a baby person, but this crèche furniture is quite appealing. more »

Good news for meat-eating hangover sufferers

04/24/09 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
Who knew? A fry up really does help to cure hangovers. According to an article in Britain's Torygraph: Elin Roberts, of Newcastle University's Centre for Life said: "Food doesn't soak up the alcohol but it does increase your metabolism helping you deal… more »

Dreaming of electric sheep

04/20/09 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
This is another Xkcd classic: a simple joke that's incomprehensible without a certain understanding of programming issues and popular convention. more »

Best item from April Fools 2009

04/01/09 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
It absolutely definitely has to be ThinkGeek's Tauntaun sleeping bag. more »

Man Cold

03/08/09 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, YouTube
I wonder quite how unsympathetic EMS would be with me right now if I gave them a call. (Via Warren Kinsella) more »

Cake mistakes

02/04/09 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
While many cake mistakes that turn up on the web are simply poor craftsmanship, the USB cake linked to here is -- I think -- decently done. Sadly the design is based a misunderstanding but probably ended up being more interesting that whatever image the… more »

You want your money? You're going to have to pay for it

10/21/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
A few months ago I decided to get a new credit card due to, well, greed really. Anyway, I kept the old one for emergencies such as when I left the new one at a Houston restaurant like Pappadeaux (most excellent crab cakes by the way) shortly before… more »

Cardboard duvet

09/28/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
There's something strangely appealing about this duvet and pillow set silkscreened to look like cardboard boxes. (Via BoingBoing) more »

"Hamlet" through the prism that is Facebook

09/26/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
Another fine McSweeney's outing. Oh, here's the New Facebook graphical representation of the same. (Via Ezra Klein) more »

Redecorating a basement with a Sharpie

09/25/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
This has to be the ultimate in graffiti. (Via ihb) more »

60's oilfield technology

09/19/08 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Silly
In the 1960's, the cutting edge of technology in Alberta's gas and oil sector included bows and flaming arrows. Seriously. (Via BoingBoing) more »

Time Magazine's Worst Cars List

09/07/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, Potpourri
Time's list of lousy cars is remarkably even-handed: it doesn't go just for the most ugly or unreliable but also for those which started unfortunate trends. (Via Wired) more »


09/06/08 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Silly
Another fine Joy Of Tech. more »

The Register reviews Nokia's best business phone to date

09/02/08 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Silly
Fun little article from the UK's Register which reviews the best of the Nokia phones currently on the market. I have one of them! more »

Rules for going to the cinema

09/01/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
Seconded, although the popcorn should go too. (Via Kottke) more »

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