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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Tuesday links


Excellent gallery – The Quest for Perpetual Motion.

Panties puzzle – 1700 pairs dropped along the side of Ohio road.

A brief history of the ancient science of sword making.

What Your Groceries Say About You.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Chamberlain's secret bid to reach a deal with Hitler

Newly released documents: British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain held secret talks with Hitler's henchmen to work out ways of making the Nazis look more sympathetic to ordinary Britons, classified documents released last week reveal.

Via Lucianne.

Man Goes In For Circumcision, Wakes Up Without Penis

A little too much off the top.

President's approval of the American public slips

President Obama's approval rating of the American public has fallen to an all-time low, according to a new Gallup survey of White House residents and employees.
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Other results from the poll indicate that Americans are incapable of providing for their own medical care, insist on buying cars that are safe and comfortable instead of cars that get the highest gasoline mileage, smoke too much, harbor too many of the wrong attitudes, fail to volunteer at sufficient rates, are too greedy, do not separate their recyclables enough, and continue to cling to guns and religion despite being lectured to by their betters about the importance of doing otherwise.

via Lucianne.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Video of little Chinese girl driving down the street

She looks 4 or 5 years old.  The question of how this young girl’s legs were able to reach the gas and brake pedals is answered at the end of the clip when the girl stops the car and a man comes around and appears to remove some sort of extension pedals from beneath the driver’s area.

Goldman's "End Of Europe" Report

Zero Hedge has comments, links and lots of charts.

Video: Hayek explains how unions cause unemployment

The real world dynamics of labor unions.

Friday links


Hobbit house in Montana.

Batman Villains Psychoanalyzed By Mental Health Experts.

Crop field art.

10 Products Discovered By Accident.

The speech Obama should give

Jonah Goldberg: “My fellow Americans, I’ve said many times I believe that government can do amazing things. I still believe that. But after more than two years of bold, persistent experimentation, it has become clear that in this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.”

Unexpectedly- US creates ZERO jobs in August

Rate stays at 9.1. 

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Another foot washes ashore in Vancouver

the latest in roughly dozen such cases since 2007.

Steven Seagal Sued for Driving Tank into AZ Home, Killing Puppy

Forbes.

How ObamaCare Plays Games with Your Life

Dr. Paul Hsieh:  Under the new system, the sickest patients will be viewed as the biggest burden on the ACO.
Are you overweight, out of shape, or arthritic? Do you smoke, drink alcohol, or do drugs? Do you have any chronic medical problems? Are you old, have poor eyesight, losing your hearing or memory? Are you at risk of falling?
If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you are the 2011 definition of a leper. Face it, if I am accountable for how well you handle an illness, and for what your outcome is, I cannot afford to treat you unless you are highly compliant, have no other risk factors, and stand a 99% chance of getting well.