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October 29, 2010

BehindTheMedspeak: "Surgeons are mean people!"


Wonderful graphic just in from Richard Kashdan, as seen on 9gag.

How accurate is it?

Quite, in my case.

"Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard." Heh.

"Like A Surgeon."

October 29, 2010 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (4) | TrackBack

Whipped Lightning


From uncrate : "Making a frozen, boozy treat? Want to take it to the next level? Top it with some Whipped Lightning ($TBA). Available in a variety of flavors — including white chocolate raspberry, amaretto, and tropical passion — this "whipahol" is actually flavored, alcohol-infused whipped cream. While it won't be knocking any socks off with its 36.5 proof alcohol content, it should be enough to kick up your Irish Coffees and Mudslides...."

[via clifyt, who now knows what he wants for Christmas. Besides snow, which more likely than not in Bloomington, Indiana he'll get his fair share of.]

From the availability map (below)


it would appear it's already here in Virginia.

"We are not men, we are


Speak for yourselves.

October 29, 2010 at 03:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

LEGO x Castelbajac


From his Spring/Summer 2009


women's ready-to-wear collection


shown in Paris on October 3, 2008.

[via China Daily]

"China Girl."

FunFact: it was co-written by David Bowie and Iggy Pop during their Berlin years, first appearing on Pop's 1977 album "The Idiot."


October 29, 2010 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

Black Box Light


Designed by Jonas Hakaniemi, who derived it from a matchbox.


Adjust the light by pulling out as much as you want.


Aluminum and plastic; 6" x 4" x 3.25".


Black or Grey: $275.

Paint it.


October 29, 2010 at 01:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Water is dangerous


[via Joe Peach and the newsgroup rec.humor.funny]

A little known 1970 song from the Beach Boys' "The Warmth of the Sun" 2007 compilation album.

"Cool, Cool Water."

October 29, 2010 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack

Facebank Robotic Cat Money Box

"The rubberized cat face uses sensors to munch in a surprisingly life-like manner any coins you choose to feed it."

The video up top show a different iteration but you get the idea.

3.8" x 3.8" x 3.8"; Yellow or Purple.

Requires 4 AAA batteries (not incl.).



"I am the modern... cat."

Domo arigato.

October 29, 2010 at 11:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

"If you have a big enough hammer, you don't have any problems"


"On the Fastrack" by Bill Holbrook.

"I'd rather be a hammer than a nail."


October 29, 2010 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack



By Jaime Salm and Roger Allen for the Philadelphia-based design firm Mio.

From the website:


SoftBowls, a line of decorative bowls made from 100% molded wool, are manufactured in Philadelphia by one of the last remaining millineries in the U.S.; each container is handmade by local crafts people.


• Practical as storage containers, planter cozies or decoration.

• Renewable + Recyclable + Compostable

• Red, Yellow or Pumpkin

• 8.5"Ø(22 cm); 4.5"H (11cm)




[via Rima Suqi and the New York Times]


Who said that?

Above, Elton John at the Royal Opera House in London.

October 29, 2010 at 09:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

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