Category Archives: Awesome

Almost The Perfect Canadian Crime

There’s just two missing things (Winnipeg Free Press) Good goalies steal hockey games all the time. Cases of beer, on the other hand… In what may be the most Canadian crime in recent memory, a man wearing “goalie pads, blocker and trapper and carrying a goalie stick” was evidently looking for post-game refreshments and broke […]

Who Wants A Googly Eyed Purple Squid?

Last year we got a look at a squid that looked like a cross between a Pokemon and a PacMan ghost. Now we have this adorable little bugger Is it a new Pokemon? Mr Snuffleupagus from Sesame Street? Or perhaps the new mascot for the Dockers? You could be forgiven for thinking this unusual sea creature is something […]

Oklahoma Wesleyan U. President Tells Special Snowflakes To Grow Up

Dr. Everett Piper lays the smackdown on those suffering from Special Snowflake Syndrome (via Twitchy) This is Not a Day Care. It’s a University! This past week, I actually had a student come forward after a university chapel service and complain because he felt “victimized” by a sermon on the topic of 1 Corinthians 13. […]

It’s Almost Time For New Year’s Resolutions

More at Caveman Circus. BTW, if you wondered why things have been slow in the afternoons the past week, that’s due to the parents being in town, and then catching a really bad case of the flu. By the afternoon, I’m either asleep or have little motivation.

Dwarf Planet “Biden” Discovered At Fringes Of Solar System

There’s a political joke in there, but, let’s keep this to the realm of coolness (Mercury News) Peering into the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have spied a pink frozen world 7½ billion miles from the sun. It’s the second such object to be discovered in a region of space beyond Pluto long […]

What Say To A 4.4 Billion Year Old Crystal?

This is cool (CNN) From a sheep ranch in Western Australia comes the oldest slice of Earth we know. Scientists say they have dated an ancient crystal called a zircon to about 4.4 billion years, making it the earliest confirmed piece of the planet’s crust. The findings — the first to describe the zircon — […]

Adorable Cat Is Adorable When Caught Stealing

DaleyGator’s Top 25 Blogs Now

Doug at The Daley Gator has his list of his top 25 blogs right now, and he was awesome to include Pirate’s Cove. Most of the blogs on the list are ones I have on my feedreader, as well. Go check it out! I was going to wait till the IAYS post, but, nah, giving […]

The Scariest Thing You’ll See All Day

They used to know what scary costumes were. Now it seems like the idea is to be as sleazy as possible More scary below the fold

Rush – Countdown

I love this song. Always gives me goosebumps during the section where the countdown gets to 10 and under. Happened to be flipping through my MP3 player and it came up. Those 1980’s clothes, though. Sheesh. And, you know what’s amazing? In 1981 we could launch a space shuttle. Now, Los Federales can’t even get […]

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