Monthly Archives: August 2008

“It costs an arm and a leg just to live on your knee” — Snoop Dogg feat. 2pac & Dillinger – Midnight Love

“It costs an arm and a leg just to live on your knee” — Snoop Dogg feat. 2pac & Dillinger – Midnight Love

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Why are all the Honey Bees disappearing?

Why are all the Honey Bees disappearing?

Photo: autan Well France and Germany believe the cause is a Bayer CropScience pesticide.  A German prosecutor is investigating Werner Wenning, Bayer's chairman, and Friedrich Berschauer, the head of Bayer CropScience, after critics alleged that they knowingly polluted the environment. The investigation was triggered by an Aug. 13 complaint filed by German beekeepers and consumer(…)

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Sela Ltd Clothing Spot from Russia. (Mildly NSFW in the USA at the end).

Sela Ltd Clothing Spot from Russia. (Mildly NSFW in the USA at the end).

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Soulive With Fred Wesley, Live At Newport — Podcast

From NPR:  The popular soul-funk band Soulive arrived at the Newport Jazz Festival with an elder statesman of groove music: trombonist Fred Wesley. Judging from drummer Alan Evans' stage banter, the group was thrilled to share the stage with a pioneer of their art form. "I told somebody earlier: I've been waiting all my life(…)

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Haruki Murakami to speak at Cal Performances Oct 11, 2008

Haruki Murakami to speak at Cal Performances Oct 11, 2008

Link to Cal Performances website. Click here to see more Murakami book covers by John Gall and Chip Kidd.

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2 in 1 Post — Flickr’s new ’embed slideshow’ and Maraid’s Matchbox labels

Link to Flickr's new slideshow instructions.

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Photo Essay — Weed growing on window sills in Geneva

Photo Essay — Weed growing on window sills in Geneva

So it’s been about a week that I landed in my birth place of Geneva Switzerland. I realized something funny popping out of a lot of windows and balconies: WEED. A lot of it. In deed the law are pretty sweet in Switzerland as far as weed. You can’t go to trial or get fines(…)

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Actual Chinese Hospital Sign

Actual Chinese Hospital Sign

Thanks Noah See also:  Bizarre collection of bathroom signs More funny bathroom signs 10 Most Unfortunate Store Names

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The 50 best jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe

"I like Jesus, but he loves me, so it's awkward" – Tom Stade "Glasgow has its own version of Monopoly – just one big square that reads: Go To Jail" – Des Clarke "I'm dating now, because I ran out of hooker money" – Rick Shapiro "The Scots invented hypnosis, chloroform and the hypodermic syringe.(…)

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“More doctors smoke Camels than any other kind of cigarette”. Really.

“More doctors smoke Camels than any other kind of cigarette”. Really.

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Qantas Airlines: Repair Division

Qantas Airlines: Repair Division

In case you need a laugh: Remember, it takes a college degree to fly a plane but only a high school diploma to fix one.   After every flight, Qantas pilots fill out a form, called a 'Gripe Sheet' which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft.. The mechanics correct the problems; document their repairs(…)

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“8-8-88 WE WONT FORGET”

“8-8-88 WE WONT FORGET”

Arrests as Burma marks uprising At least 20 people have been arrested in the Burmese town of Taunggok after staging a silent protest on the 20th anniversary of a major uprising. They were detained after marching while wearing T-shirts which referred to the date of the uprising – "8/8/88". Activists outside Burma are marking the(…)

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So your runway isn’t long enough, what do you do?

So your runway isn’t long enough, what do you do?

These are pictures of an international airport runway in the Maderia Islands of Portugal. The runway is about 1 3/4 miles long and over 1/2 mile of that is the "bridge" part of the runway. There are 180 pillars in the bridge and each pillar is as high as a 23 floor building. Check out(…)

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Puppies and Flowers — because I need it after the last post…

Puppies and Flowers — because I need it after the last post…

Link to SFGate's user photos of their pets.

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10 Most Unfortunate Store Names

10 Most Unfortunate Store Names

The name of this shop in Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain becomes "SHIT" when converted to an acronym "Farto"… in Sao Paulo, Brazil "Lick-a-chick"… sadly they mean a chicken "Tits"… in Montevideo, Uruguay "Hung Far Low"… something got lost in translation "Analtech" "Niggaz"… in Turkey "Herpi"… in Spain "The DICK Liquour" "The Pussy Cleaners" Found at Oddee.com(…)

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New Homage “13th District” T-Shirt

New Homage “13th District” T-Shirt

Link to Homage. Link to entire collection.

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Weird series of 911 calls this week

Weird series of 911 calls this week

A second Florida man has been arrested on charges of making false 911 calls in as many days. An arrest report says 47-year-old Carlos Gutierrez was at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino early Monday and called 911 to say the slot machine stole his money. The report says Gutierrez left the casino to place(…)

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