Shared by Alan Great post Joel. Ladies, a question: For years I have offered my services as a breast warmer out of what I must now admit was a desire not for the comfort of your more prominent glands, but instead an attempt to put my mittens on your kittens. But unlike my campaign to … Read more USB-powered breast warmers for the nippy office
Shared by Alan That’s why you’ll see so few words from me. What’s this?! A comic on a Saturday?!!Director’s Commentary: My wife affectionately refers to me as a “notorious nonreader”. I probably would have skipped over this strip myself. Be honest, how many really read panel two?© 2009 Aaron Johnson This content was generated from … Read more WTD 230
A UK campaign to raise money to buy London bus-ads to promote atheism was a massive success — 800 of the busses took the streets today, and the campaign is spreading around the world. Today, thanks to many Cif readers, the overall total raised for the Atheist Bus Campaign stands at a truly overwhelming £135,000, … Read more Atheist bus ads roll in London today: massive success
The White Balance Lens Cap is a replacement for your standard plastic lens cap with the added benefit of helping you easily set a custom white balance. The center of the cap has a white plastic dome like you find on light meters. Before you start photographing, you set a custom white balance from within … Read more Take Accurate Photos with the White Balance Lens Cap
Someone in Germany is driving an automobile built for UK roads and has installed a Muppet in the passenger seat. The speed cameras in Germany are made to take photos of drivers who sit in the left side of the vehicle, so drivers of UK-style cars driver can’t be easily identified. A German police source … Read more German traffic cops angered by British driver who mocks traffic cams with a Muppet
Journo seduced by cult of nonsense
I’m really sick and tired of these online series that use the first personal confessional –like Lonelygirl15 and the totally awful Gemini Division with Rosario Dawson — in service of the hokey dramatic trope of overly expository webcam monologues. In the case of Lonelygirl15‘s fictional over-sharing protagonist, Bree, I suppose it was creatively justified, but … Read more Web Therapy: Lisa Kudrow’s smart new web comedy series
Shared by Alan Sadly this story tells the truth, many humans ignore the truth and live their blinkered lives in denial. This content was generated from Alan’s shared items in Google Reader. All credit goes to the original author. The original entry can be found here.
Censorship is a terrible thing. So thank goodness it never works, says Philip Pullman This content was generated from Alan’s shared items in Google Reader. All credit goes to the original author. The original entry can be found here.
Airport security found a jar of pasta sauce in my luggage last month. It was a 6-ounce jar, above the limit; the official confiscated it, because allowing it on the airplane with me would have been too dangerous. And to demonstrate how dangerous he really thought that jar was, he blithely tossed it in a … Read more The Two Classes of Airport Contraband