Woman becomes pregnant after performing oral sex ~ PubMed.gov

It's a little hard to swallow, but after reading the case study published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 1988 (reprinted on PubMed website), you'll probably agree: A woman can become pregnant by fellatio (oral sex). As the case report, Oral...

Charlie Rose asserts that Bill Murray’s life is “unplanned”

In this interview snipet, Charlie Rose gave this evaluation of Bill Murray's life: "It's not a carefully planned, well-thought-out life." To which Bill Murray replied: "I just try to be alert and available." ~ Bill Murray

One Week – Barenaked Ladies ~ College Humor Parody

Like so many others, once I heard Barenaked Ladies One Week, I couldn't get it out of my head. Then it was played again and again and again.... This parody by College Humor is spot on. Lyrics in video subtitles. And in case you're masochistic, or nostalgic, or just...

Espresso coffee field guide infographic ~ Latte, cappuccino, etc.

I found this infographic on espresso coffee quite interesting. Gonna go to the nearest barista and try a Con Panna 🙂 Source: Coffeenate.com

Coming of age musically with Blue Oyster Cult while in Catholic school

My Mom loved rock music of all sorts. So when I came of age (musically speaking) and found a song and band I loved, it didn't matter that the band had a satanic cult reputation and I was going to a Catholic school. If I liked Don't Fear the Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult,...

Oregon Coast snaps

Took a trip to the Oregon Coast, Seaside, and sites nearby.    

Passengers film improves with small plot change

Spoilers ahead! Don't view this video or read the following text if you haven't seen the movie Passengers with Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence. You've been warned... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gksxu-yeWcU Passengers is a decent movie with attractive actors...

Christopher Hitchen’s mother committed suicide

While reading Christopher Hitchen's memoir Hitch-22, I learned that Hitchens' mother, whom her refers to by her first name Yvonne, died in Greece in the early 1970's in what looked like a suicide pact with a psychotic lover. After some investigation, Hitchens...

Carl Sagan quote ~ The magic of books

As a lifelong bibliophile, this quote about books from Carl Sagan made me pause and look at my library with wonder. “A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called ‘leaves’) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at...

Hard choices

How I feel picking the next president--indeed!

Glorious Octopus Image

I bumped into this image of an octopus recently and had to share. Such a striking, symmetrical geometry to this octopus' pose. Totally mesmerizing.

Domesticated foxes ~ Are they like dogs?

I'd watched a documentary some years ago about a Russian scientist who, in 1959 or so, started trying to domesticate foxes in hopes of discovering how wolves were domesticated into dogs. Surprisingly, the answer to that question still remains a mystery. This video...

Old insults with class ~ by redditor Jesse_James

Found this thread of old insults while browsing reddit post What old insults need to make a comeback? My favorite contribution was a long list of insults from famous politicians, authors and the like curated by redditor Jesse_James.

“That’s not the way you should think about it”

I took my car into a Toyota dealership some weeks ago for a repair I thought Toyota should pay for. After stating I knew my car trouble was not the service rep's fault, I noted that I did think Toyota should be asked to pay for the service. How the service rep....