Category: "Silly"

Le Doh

05/18/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
While browsing Amazon recently, I found a Barbara Hambly book I'd previously been unaware of called "Fendragon". Being a major Hambly fan, I ordered it in excitement and it finally turned up today. Yay! more »


05/17/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, Games
Following on from the Infocom post (and indeed the earlier LOLwhatevers one), I give you LOLgrues. You can now die happy (in the pitch black.) more »

Cookie Monster comes to terms

05/14/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
McSweeney's with another fine piece of fiction. (Via Kottke) more »

Word of the day: succestrophe

05/12/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
This word initially appeared -- as far as I can tell -- in a comment on a blog posting about the effect of being Digged (dugged?) and Slashdotted and having one's website brought down under the awesome load of a fully armed and operational battlenet.… more »

Throwaway comment of the day

05/11/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
This one's courtesy of Neil Gaiman's blog, er, Journal: Obviously I'm still English. If I'd become American I would have stopped drinking coffee. Ouch. more »

Salt & vinegar crisps may be bad for you

05/03/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
Those spoilsport dentists... Foo. more »

Space aliens in Calgary

05/02/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, Calgary
Hmmm. And what else have the Stelmach Tories been keeping from us? And I love the subheading that the spoilsports at NBC thoughtfully provide: Some Believe Images Are Just Reflection From Window (Via BoingBoing) more »

Road skating in Saudi

05/01/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, YouTube
Um. Wow. (Via Kottke) more »

Wired's Field Guide To Geeks

04/29/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
So, which one are you? more »

][GS Laptop

04/23/08 | by Adam | Categories: Technology, Silly
I don't normally bother linking to case mods, even when they're rather cool, mostly because, well, they're just case mods. This though, this is cool. I always wanted a ][gs but they weren't really available where I was living at the time. more »

Cats and computer desks

04/20/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, Calgary
Periodically you see a gizmo that initially leaves you thinking "Well, that's daft" but a few minutes later it becomes "Hmmmm....". Get off my keyboard, Pumpkin. Please. (Via PopGadget) more »

Penn & Teller do bees

04/12/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
Penn & Teller do some odd stuff, but this one is particularly strange even for them. Keep an eye out for the camera man in the hazmat suit... (Via BoingBoing) more »

A fine headline

04/08/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
Who knew that a hedgehog could be classified as a dangerous weapon? (Via Antigone) more »

Litter Box Dessert

04/04/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
From one of the commenters: i made one of these at a family reunion about 18 months ago. kids loved it, adults were seriously grossed out and segregated this dessert from the others. Yeah. (Via BoingBoing) more »

The Red Army Chorus sings "Sweet Home Alabama"

04/03/08 | by Adam | Categories: Silly, YouTube
Another gem from YouTube... (Via BoingBoing) more »

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