2021-07-16

Another Home Barista Necessity

Here’s the perfect gift for…well, I really don’t know.
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2021-06-05

Movie Easter Egg

While viewing a short 3-star movie on YouTube, I noticed about 18 minutes in the following Easter Egg on the window of a restaurant: Quint’s   We Do Our Business In Your Mouth.  
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2021-04-16

Old Fry’s Ad for Hard Drive

This 15-year-old clipping from a Fry’s Electronics ad shows that the hard drive isn’t the only thing spinning! I  was shaking my head then and I am still chuckling when I realize that the copy writer of this display ad must’ve had writer’s block when trying to point out the obvious benefits of this particular piece of hardware. Imagine the luxury of an On/Off switch back then!
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2020-11-16

An Organ So Hot, it Needs a Fire Extinguisher

I was recently watching some random YooToob video of an orchestra playing some work that featured an organ, when I captured this moment in a screen grab.
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2020-11-10

Used Mustard on Amazon

I was recently browsing mustard varieties on Amazon and was quite surprised!
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2020-10-10

An Explosive Musical Moment

Beware the next time you hear someone in the trombone section yell out, “Hey, y’all, watch this!” Paul Esperanza, bass-trombonist with the Simphonica Mayor de Uruguay, in a misplaced moment of inspiration, decided to make his own contribution to the cannon shots fired as part of the orchestra’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at an outdoor children’s concert. In complete seriousness he placed a large, ignited firecracker, which was equivalent in
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2020-01-28

Parking Spaces as Office Space

Only in San Francisco.  These earnest entrepreneurs plug quarters into parking meters, set up a few tables and chairs, and rent "office" space by the half hour...
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2020-01-27

Top Mold Doesn’t Match Waffle

How does that top mold make a waffle that looks like this?
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2019-12-22

Small Technicians

I noticed this item on Amazon yesterday. Being the oddball of the linguistics crowd, I immediately latched onto the wording of “DEWALT DG5101 Small Technician’s Pouch”.  I couldn’t help thinking that it was made with small technicians in mind.  I posed a fake question (you have to scroll down to see the questions):
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