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September 28, 2012

"Rita Hayworth is Stayin' Alive" (video)

[via Joe Peach who added, "This is fabulous!" I won't argue.]

September 28, 2012 at 08:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Trace of Time Clock

Created by Il-Gu Cha, it has a dry-erase glass face with a single hand that wipes out tasks as they happen.


Miss the cluetrain and you'll never know what you missed.

[via Engadget and The Awesomer]

September 28, 2012 at 05:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

"Why shouldn't cats govern?" (video)

It's about time someone asked.

Wrote Diodorus Siculus: "Whoever kills a cat in Egypt is condemned to death, whether he committed this crime deliberately or not. The people gather and kill him. An unfortunate Roman, who accidentally killed a cat, could not be saved, either by King Ptolemy of Egypt or by the fear which Rome inspired."

[via richeast.org and reader Alan Fick who continues to dazzle with material that demands posting ASAP. More, please.]

September 28, 2012 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

Rifle Umbrella — Just 'cause it's raining doesn't mean you can't stand your ground


Custom cover bag with strap included.




[via reader Alan Fick]

September 28, 2012 at 01:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (7) | TrackBack

Spider web as natural screen door


Above and below, my favorite spider in his/her (how do I tell?) lair, just outside my back door.


A wonderful place to set up shop, guaranteed to produce a steady diet of juicy insects.


Who needs a screen door when you've got one of these arachnid homeys?


Now to encourage others to establish residence outside the rest of my doors and windows....

September 28, 2012 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (5) | TrackBack

Pizza Sleeping Bag w Optional Veggie Pillows


What's not to like?



[via Things That Look Like Other Things]

September 28, 2012 at 11:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (4) | TrackBack

OREO Iced Coffee — Ack!

Photo copy

Above, a photo I took while stopped at a red light in Philadelphia last Sunday during my seemingly interminable efforts to find a way to the Pennsylvania Turnpike and say good-bye forever to a city I found impossible to navigate.

September 28, 2012 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

Swiss Army Tampon


What took so long?

Tactical Adventure Medical Preparedness Outdoors Necessity (T.A.M.P.O.N.)

Nine uses for a tampon outside the menstrual space:

• Cordage

• Bandage

• Fire Tinder

• Water Filter

• Fishing Bobber

• Blow Dart Fletching

• Wick for Improvised Candle

• Waterproof Match & Fire Tinder Case

• Blow Tube for Coal Burning Containers

Jezebel has the details.

[via carlovely]

September 28, 2012 at 09:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack

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