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The US government has a new website, http://www.ready.gov/ . It's another attempt at scare mongering in the style of the old "duck and cover" advice after WWII. The fun thing is that these pictures are so ambiguous they could mean anything!
this is a doodle of a scene from a bonus comic thing that I wrote it's a christmas-y story so it wouldn't come out until around next christmas, so I've got pretty much all year to work on it.
In the wide world of dating, there are many options. Do you go for the flashy guy with the smooth smile, or the dude in the corner typing away on his laptop?
Svalbard is the Norwegians’ favourite island, and a place where people are required to carry guns because of the large number of polar bears living there.
<img alt="Dungeons Dragons dice.JPG" src="http://abovethelaw.com/2010/01/26/Dungeons%20Dragons%20dice.JPG" width="235" height="216" class="mt-image-right" style="float: right; margin: 0 0 20px 20px;" /> Predictably, I used to play Dungeons & Dragons in high school.
Question 1: What are you thinking about?
A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to re-frame or re-interpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect.
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Since the dawn of time, geeks have been playing harmless pranks on their beloved (but unsuspecting) associates, and it's up to all of us to carry the torch forward. On the eve of April Fools' Day, when you've got local network access to your coworkers' and family systems, cubicles just crying out to be filled with packing peanuts, and webapps that can do all sorts of things automatically, there's no better time to baffle, confuse, perplex, and just plain mess with your loved ones and associates. Hit the jump for our top 10 favorite harmless geek pranks, just in time to get your prankster pistons firing for tomorrow.
I never quite figured out why the sexual urge of men and women differ so much.
I had someone ask for an aisle seats so that his or her hair wouldn't get messed up by being near the window. A client called in inquiring about a package to Hawaii. After going over all the cost info, she asked, "Would it be cheaper to fly to California and then take the train to Hawaii?"