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Our bad, Terri
categories: Geeky

It has been discovered that a common insomnia medication known by the commercial name Ambien, can wake up people who are in a persistent vegetative state. They regain conciousness and can communicate. Areas of the brain that were thought to be dead become active once again, and 60% of patients given the drug have shown improvement. Don’t pull the plug.

Why oh why did he swallow the fly?
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Although this will only keep you entertained for about a minute, it is terribly clever and just the sort of thing I enjoy. Now if I could just find my cursor.

Happy Labor Day
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I know that this site is your only reliable source of information, so today we are going to enlighten you as to why on the first Monday of every September we celebrate a ‘labor’ day, and do it by engaging in absolutely no labor whatsoever. Sort of like Christmas with no presents. Happy Labor Day!

121 T-Shirts Worn at Once
categories: Geeky, Pics

My record for the most t-shirts worn at once has fallen, and these guys beat me by 119 shirts. I hear the largest shirts they used were 8XXL which means some people are really really fat.

Why pedal when you can use the bicycle escalator?
categories: Geeky, Videos

The Norwegian city of Trondheim is home to a very neat, but rather useless piece of cycling infrastructure. Oh sure, some might argue that it is useful, but those people are just lazy… or fat.

Stronger than a speeding truck?
categories: Geeky, Videos

Perhaps you’ve seen retractable security bollards outside of your local U.S. Embassy, and wondered how effective they would actually be against a speeding truck. Luckily for you, the answer to that question makes for good television.

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Surfing the web at work leaves you open to the unfortunate possibility of your surpervisor walking by and witnessing you not working. The good folks over at Work Friendly have come up with a solution though! From their page you can look at your favorite web site from a browser window that looks amazingly like an open Microsoft Word document.

I am posting this from inside your house
categories: Geeky, Videos

This video demonstrates how easy it is to defeat most cylinder locks, and consequently how easy it is to break in to most houses, without leaving any trace as to the method of entry. So now you know where I’ve been getting all of those pies.

Goggles – the Googlemaps Flight Sim
categories: Geeky

Sorry folks, no more posts today. I’m too busy flying missions over London, Paris, and Tokyo in my hellfire-missile-equipped lime green RAF BE2c biplane. There are terrorists everywhere, and I am the only man that can bring them to justice*.

*blow them up

Windows Vista can hear you
categories: Funny, Geeky, Videos

Windows Vista is going to be an amazing operating system, truly worthy of an upgrade. I hear it has fabulous speech recognition too.

Pierced Eyeglasses
categories: Crazy, Geeky

Normally I would never consider having bolts installed in my nose, or anywhere else on my body for that matter, but this made me consider it until I remembered just how lazy I am. Hooray status quo!

Math: Not completely useless
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During the Second World War statisticians used the serial numbers of captured Panzer tanks to estimate the production capabilities of Germany. Were they correct? Did we crush the Kaiser? Read on to find out!

categories: Geeky

Perhaps if I had been using this table saw in my wood shop I would still have my penis. (Make sure you check out the hot dog video on the left of the page.)

The Psychopath Test
categories: Geeky

Here is a handy little test you can use to find out if you are a psychopath. I’m glad I found it because my last test totally wasn’t working. I was supposed to count the number of people I’d bludgeoned to death with a rolling pin in the past week, divide the number by 3, and then kill 2 neighborhood cats. This test makes way more sense!