25 Great Calvin and Hobbes Strips. Why Bill Watterson is our hero. We've re-launched Progressive Boink, friends! Our new front page is here. Hilarious anonymous notes left on neighbours' doors By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 07:53 GMT, 14 February 2012 It is the unfortunate reality of tightly-packed apartment blocks and high rises: the annoying neighbour. But now disgruntled residents are fighting back - in the most passive-aggressive way imaginable. Hilarious anonymous notes complaining about neighbours' thieving ways, defecating dogs, discarded cigarettes or loud music have been uploaded to the website HappyPlace.com. What a chore: A note uploaded to HappyPlace.com shows the realities of sharing communal spaces
45 Things You Can Learn Online for Free! You know what I love about the Internet? You can find courses, tutorials and lessons for almost anything – and many of them are free. Are you interested in learning to crochet or designing your own website but don’t know when you’ll have the time? A-List Actors in Their Element - Sam Jones (16 pics) Take a close look at the photos by Sam Jones and you'll notice a common theme. Each of these major movie stars are posing as if they're part of a scene. Whether it's Steve Carell trying to stand inconspicuously in his patterned suit or it's Steve Martin walking nonchalantly through a mine of banana peels, these actors agreed to create a story for a single snapshot. What Sam Jones does so well is captures these actors in a raw and real way.
Excuse me waiter, yeah, what the hell is this Excuse me waiter, yeah, what the hell is this Share403 Tweet0 You might like: Getting real tired of your sh!t, Casio Turning an old PC into a file server, the Gentoo way I daresay there's many of us that have an old PC or two lurking around in the depths of cupboards, or just sitting unused under desks. Articles on what to do with old PCs crop up time and time again, but in this day and age PC's from a few years back with ample hard drive space and specifications in the region of 1Ghz and above seem to be classed as old - I'm not really talking about those. Personally, I think such a machine is still completely usable as a desktop system - I own a couple, and while not being able to run any graphically intensive game at a playable rate, they're more than capable of playing older games, and again more than suitable for day to day office work. The machine in question for this instructable (my first, so please don't go too harshly!)
Wonderfully Creepy Sculptures Carved From Bananas Apr 13, 2011 / Category : Art / 2 Comments I love bananas and I also love art, but Japanese artist Suu, managed to combine those two things by making great banana carvings. Can you sculpt something creepy on a fruit or vegetable of your choice? Hit the jump for several more of the mushy goodness, including a zombie and Davy Jones! Brave New Worldview – 30 Science Fiction Films of the 21st Century - Row Three A decade into the 21st Century and we have arrived at the future. The promise of Tomorrow. But instead we have looming energy crises, endless middle east conflict and more disappointing, we have no flying cars, Heck, for all the bright and clean future promised in 2001: A Space Odyssey, none of the real companies used as brands in the film even exist anymore. Even moving from the late 1960s to the mid 1980s, nobody makes DeLoreans (although they occasionally sell on Ebay), but cloning and tablet computing (as promised by Star Trek: The Next Generation) have more or less come to pass in this century.
Va Va Voom! 22-Year-Old Electric Uke Virtuoso Is... Electrifying « How-To News In a word... WOW. 22-year-old Taimane Gardner, a Honolulu native, stuns the audience with her electric uke rendition of Bach's Toccata. Forget the fact that Taimane's skill level is incredible... her stage presence is insane! Taimane has been performing and winning ukulele contests since the age of five. Says Taimane: “I remember the day I got it.
As seen by the Germans : As seen by the Germans : As seen by the French : As seen by the Italians : As seen by the Americans : As reported by the press : Tutorial: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk by Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway. You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories. My daughters and I were talking one day as we played hopscotch about how to make chalk and I thought to myself, let’s try it! It ended up being quite a lot of fun. Why Teachers Drink Disclaimer: I have no regard whatsoever for my grammar in this post. Do not attack my grammar as opposed to my comment because as a former debater that will just piss me off and make you look stupid. Firstly, I’d like to say that some of the people are right, youth now seem not to give two shits about education and yes the education system in the US have drastically dropped in efficiency. But let’s be real, this isn’t anything new, there is a general culture of anti-intellectualism in our country among ALL US citizens, not just the youth.
The Best Science Fiction Books (According to Reddit) Recently, someone asked Reddit for a list of the best science fiction books of all time. Being a fan of sci-fi, and wanting to expand my own reading list, I thought it would be helpful to tally the results and preserve them here for future reference. I've also included selected quotes from the comments, as well as my own notes on the books I've already read. PS: All book images in this post are copyright Amazon, and were retrieved using my Big Book Search Engine. So, without further ado, here are the Greatest Sci-Fi Books of All Time, ordered by upvote count: