I need to vent
travors: If I told you the guy living next door to me was a selfish, self obsessed, irresponsible junkie, who endangered the lives of his children, squandered and blew all the money he earned (that should have been used to secure a future for his family) and who overdosed on a lethal concoction of drugs, leaving behind 3 kids with no mother or father figure - would you say he was a great man?...
inky: Twitter’s a great place to be if you like a little morbid humour. Here’s a shortlist of Jackson-related posts from last night, in chronological order. Aimee_B_Loved: “Michael Jackson, dead at 50. Michael Jackson’s nose, dead at 26. Michael Jackson’s chin, dead at 17. Michael Jackson’s cheeks, dead at 5.” warrenellis: “I understand he was found not breathing: but what if he’d already...
How good one feels when one is full—how satisfied with ourselves and with the...– From Three Men in a Boat. Apparently there was a BBC version of this, with Tim Curry as the narrator and Michael Palin as Harris—is it any good, if you’ve seen it? (via eush) Dunno, but the recreation (with Griff Rhys Jones, Dara Ó Briain, and Rory McGrath) is great.
Transhumanism is about how technology will eventually help us overcome the...– Cyberpunk (via inky)
This troper was walking to one of her college classes one day, and passed by a...– Troper Tales: Crowning Moment of Heartwarming, from TVTropes.
bit bucket: n.
lloyda2: [very common] The universal data sink (originally, the mythical receptacle used to catch bits when they fall off the end of a register during a shift instruction). Discarded, lost, or destroyed data is said to have gone to the bit bucket. On Unix, often used for /dev/null. Sometimes amplified as the Great Bit Bucket in the Sky. Not sure I would have used it to name my...
Stephen Colbert Declares Himself Governor Of South Carolina (HuffPo). Colbert felt especially qualified for the job because he knows the area, has interviewed Sanford, and (most importantly) is present.
minusbaby: Samurai Warrior Vs 93mph Fastball (via Break) Oh WOW.
Not only is life a bitch, but it is always having puppies.– Adrienne Gusoff (via amplequotes)
eush: apollosraven: unmodern: Latin is so workmanlike, for all its ubiquity in medieval lit. Give me crunchy, crusty, curmudgeonly Greek every time. Reblogged for truth. See above.
thedailywhat: Teaser Trailer of the Day: M. Night Shyamalan’s highly anticipated live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender gets its first official teaser trailer. The film’s release date is set for July 2, 2010, so, if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to sleep for a year. [via.] It… it actually looks (moderately) faithful to the series! How surprising. I might actually watch this.
Why hydrofluoric acid is scary scary shit →
How to Get a Free Yacht →
jamiew: “Learn how to get your own free yacht and keep it from catching on fire and sinking with all your friends aboard.” At times hilarious, but most of the time incredibly helpful (as most Instructables articles are). Expect to waste an hour or more reading all of it.
101 reasons why Captain Picard is better than... →
darran: In honor of Captain Picard Day last week… These are good. I wholeheartedly approve.