Euell Gibbons ~ Grape Nuts Commercial

I remember seeing this commercial for Post Grape Nuts with Euell Gibbons when I was a kid--and the Saturday Night Live parodies, which I unfortunately couldn't find on YouTube ~ "Did you know bicycle seats are edible?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XJMIu18I8Y Euell...

Rick Santorum ~ “I’m crazy, and I’m right”

F*cking hilarious! Bad lip reading  has Rick Santorum saying "I'm crazy, and I'm right." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js3BYcHmBhE Seriously, right?
Bill Gates and Paul Allen, the early days

Paul Allen on Bill Gates at Microsoft

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, died recently from cancer, a disease he fought for much of his adult life. Even though I live in the Pacific Northwest where Allen was active, I don't know anything about the man. From this 2011 interview with Leslie Stahl on 60...

Ad from the Swedish police

Go ahead and run. He loves fast food....Blah!!!!
Elon Musk

Elon Musk interviewed by Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher is a force of nature. Her interview with Elon Musk, another force of nature, yields some manageable storms. Kara's personality and interview style is to kibitz during the interview, and this has the wonderful effect of throwing subjects off-message....

Effectiveness of household materials at capturing virus-sized particles

Cambridge scientists tested 0.02 micron Bacteriophage MS2 particles (5 times smaller than the coronavirus) and compared homemade masks made of different materials to surgical masks. Surgical mask blocks 89% Vacuum cleaning bag 85%Dish Towel 73% T shirt 70%...

Home remedies ~ Some odd, some sensible

Home Remedies ~ These were some interesting home remedies suggested by redditors. Not sure I'd risk trying some of them, though. Sore throats Gargle with salt water. Gargle with apple cider vinegar. Pickle juice  ~ ibbity Upset stomach Mix teaspoon of baking soda in...

How it’s made ~ Swiss Army Knife

I've always wondered...and here it is: How Swiss Army Knives are made. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nU87Xl9s2M

The 7 deadly sins…of our society

The 7 deadly sins, a list created, appropriately, by the Catholic Church is familiar to many: Lust Gluttony Greed Sloth Wrath Envy Pride Below is a revised, non-secular list, which also provides insights on our weaknesses. The 7 Deadly Sins of Our Society Apathy...

It’s not that we disagree…

https://twitter.com/bzupp/status/218798725336801281 I love this quote, and it's from me! It's not that we disagree. It's that we let different people do our thinking for us. Twitter / bzupp: It's not that we disagree..

Long Way Round – Stereophonics

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman used the Stereophonics song Long Way Round (and variations) for their Long Way travel series. Warning: It's an earworm. Long way Round ~ Stereophonics Remember me my love, I'm the one you're dreaming of Going for a ride, I'll keep you...

OneRepublic – Counting Stars – Video/Lyrics

Where have I been?! Totally missed this brilliant OneRepublic tune. Counting Stars - OneRepublic Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep Dreaming about the things that we could be But, baby, I've been, I've been praying hard Said, no more counting dollars, we'll be...

BALLiSTIC – Sci-Fi | Action short film by Film Riot

BALLiSTIC is a science fiction/action short film written & directed by Ryan Connolly. Set in the near future, BALLiSTIC drops viewers into a violent episode involving a young woman (played by Hannah Ward) being pursued by a "bunch of armed bad guys." Typical...

Oats Studios – Volume 1 – Rakka

Volume 1 of Rakka begins a thrilling, visceral story I dearly hope gets completed. Coming out of Oats Studios, directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Sigourney Weaver, this short film hooked me quick and never let go. Great ride.