Daily Archives: 12 June 12, 2007

Voltron and Transformers Are From The Devil

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The Japanese Do A Great Johnny Depp Interview

It gets pretty cute around the two minute mark.

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Speed Painting with French Fries and Ketchup

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Duck Hunt Sweater

As a child, I was slightly obsessed with Nintendo Duck Hunt. It was fantastic. Years later, I used my new obsession, knitting, to relive my Dunt Hunt days. Here’s the results, enjoy!! Notes: -sweater took just over a month of … Continue reading

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US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs

The creator of this map has had the interesting idea to break down that gigantic US GDP into the GDPs of individual states, and compare those to other countries’ GDP. What follows, is this slightly misleading map – misleading, because … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days of Wrestling

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Interesting Graph

In 1983, 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the U.S. At the time, Ben Bagdikian was called “alarmist” for pointing this out in his book, The Media Monopoly. In his 4th edition, published in 1992, … Continue reading

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What the Mainstream Media Can Learn From Jon Stewart

When Hub Brown’s students first told him they loved “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and sometimes even relied on it for news, he was, as any responsible journalism professor would be, appalled. Now he’s a “Daily Show” convert. “There … Continue reading

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Whatever is out there, someone will be against it

For instance, here’s an anti-adoption website:  www.antiadoption.org. Adoption is not a benevolent institution at all. Rather, it is a capitalistic industry that employs the use of coercion, false promises, and secrecy to thrive. However, even many who acknowledge these problems … Continue reading

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Disguise that took the intrepid zoologist into the crocodiles’ lair

When Dr Brady Barr decided to dress up as a crocodile, the disguise needed to be good. Otherwise he was in grave danger of being eaten by the real thing. The zoologist adopted his bizarre outfit in the hope of … Continue reading

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The flip-flops that give you shapely legs: Introducing the FitFlops

If you’re not already pounding the streets – and pounding your cellulite – with a pair of FitFlops, you’ll have to join the thousands in the queue for this summer’s must-have footwear. The innovative flip flops, dubbed ‘FitFlops’, are designed … Continue reading

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Dog gives birth to kitten?

I’m not sure on the validity on this story. A dog looks at her three puppies, one of which is very much like a kitten at a villager’s home in Jiangyan, East China’s Jiangsu Province, June 10, 2007. Experts say a gene mutation contributed … Continue reading

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