|Good morning, friends. Wake up to this bacon sunrise. source|
I have no idea how I managed to find this list of strange facts. The longest 1-syllable word in the English language is "screeched." The word "therein" contains 10 other words that can be made without rearranging any of its letters. "Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand. And more.
|People looking at Rothko in 1961. "I got visually drunk."|
|Ever wonder where the trees are?|
The average age of a car in the U.S. is now 11.1 years making my 2001 wheels just about average.
I once won a prize (long since forgotten) at an amusement park by sinking a basketball shot at one of those games where the hoop is an impossibly odd height and distance away. How my son won a four foot tall stuffed Hulk doll remains a mystery. If your manliness is wrapped up in winning your date a prize at one of these state fair games here are some tips on success. Unfortunately, they don't provide advice on picking the correct rubber ducky from the hundreds floating by.
At CES, Qualcomm announced a new X Prize competition to build a Tricorder. You know, that thing that Dr. Bones McCoy on Star Trek used as a diagnostic aid. Build one and maybe win $10 million.
Science once again to the rescue. Small confined space, flammable gas, safety hazard. It's all about farting astronauts.
|Would you use the e-Urinal, health monitoring/touch screen liquid waste device, in public? The real question is whether I can get it or any urinal for my home. (I do not recommend the "Look Ma, no hands!" technique as illustrated above. And thank you for the dashed line. I doubt I could've figured that out on my own. "How's my urine?" "On the floor!")|
Bacon soda, from the geniuses at Bacon Freak.
Ignore the infographic but use the calculator at the bottom to find your worth in gold. Here's where being portly pays off to the tune of $5,115,777.
|Behold the iPoo. I expect the iPoo, like the e-Urinal, comes with a Siri-like health-monitoring assistant called Tipi. "How was that, Tipi?" "Lay off the hot wings, John."|
Airplane nerds: check out these airplane wallpapers.
|To be in the top 1% your income has to be above around $340,000. Here's a graphic that shows the occupations that earn them so much money. (No big surprises - doctors, lawyers, and "managers.")|
You might want to print this time travel cheat sheet and keep it in your wallet in case you ever get sent back in time. Otherwise, how will you remember how to pasteurize milk and make penicillin?
Check out Song Map, an imaginary streetmap populated with song titles and embedded streaming links to the music.
|The penis fish looks like neither a penis nor a fish. Discuss.|
Yes, it's jerky to be the first to comment on your own post, but here's supporting data from Fast Company about rehiring your own employees. According to one study, bosses would never have hired 17% of their current employees.
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