Ok, if the FDA insists on putting their noses in the business of how I fuel my body, then I want them to do something useful. I propose a change in the naming conventions of domestic US seafood, and creating a “Designation of Origin” system of sorts, like with many European foods and wines. It’s actually a rather simple change, and I believe it really meets the FDA’s...
The day I realized I was a grown-up...
was the day that I realized that there’s no such thing. We’re all just struggling to do the best that we can, day after day, just as our parents did, and their parents before them.
Army cuts off pay for WWII Alaska militia veterans →
The Army has decided to cut off retirement pay for veterans of a largely Native militia formed to guard the territory of Alaska from the threat of Japanese attack during World War II. The change…
35 Beautiful Examples Of ‘Urban Decay Photography →
The city is a fantastic source of beauty and inspiration, with all the glitz and glamour glistening beneath the city lights. But there is another side of the city altogether, one rife with its own…
Workflow Charts Show Fundamental Men vs Women... →
It’s Friday. You are the office, watching another Powerpoint by Jimmy, the product development bozo. “Stupid Jimmy,” you think, “these are the only two workflow charts we need after this long work…
If Movie Posters Were Honest (PICS) →
We here at The Taco hate when people lie to us. So, we like to show you what t.v. shows and ads are really saying. But more than anything, we wish movies posters would be honest with us, so that we…
Hallucinate Naturally Within Seconds →
Starship Size Comparison Chart [PIC] →
5 Reasons Megatron Should Have Fired Starscream... →
No wonder why Megatron always failed.
Lock up your children...
zombie hordes are on the way. Going to be in the PDX for the biggest December birthday since Jesus, and one of these days soon, it truly will be celebrated and an interstellar holiday. Not just because Elisa killed John Lennon, and Dimebag Darrell, and Slim Pickens, and Golda Meir, either. And nevermind that NAFTA was signed, and the Eagles released “Hotel California”… it is...
Researchers Use Facebook App to Create Zombie Army →
Computer researchers built a tool that silently turns Facebook users into a powerful zombie army that can attack other websites or scout for vulnerable sites on the net.All that is necessary to…
Japanese Men Risk Losing 1/2 Their Pension: 6%... →
FUKUOKA, Japan - The black-suited corporate warriors who work long hours, spend long evenings drinking with cronies and stumble home late have danger waiting for them as they near retirement:…
COOL: Words Cloud-diagram for Democrats and... →
TO ME this bubble diagram of the frequency of words used, shows CLEARLY the difference between Democrats and Republicans.
The 25 Funniest Web Videos (No, Really!) →
From “Star Wars Kid” to Bill O’Reilly’s meltdown, a gallery of YouTube’s greatest hits. By Aaron Burgess
Beautiful "Solar Tree" for Powering Your Gadgets →
Photovoltaic gadgets often get trapped in the monotonous façade of plain panels, which often leave something to be desired in the aesthetics department. Not so with Vivien Muller’s sleek…
Drunken Topless Speed Cooking. It’s like Iron Chef, but with more sex, danger, and miscellaneous shennanigans. I could so be the champ.
Are You Gay? →
Bloody Serial Killer Shower Curtain →
Taking a cue from Hitchcock’s Psycho, the curtain features the silhouette of a knife-wielding maniac (though without a wig) and enough blood splatters to take it well beyond the point of being a…
Top 50 science fiction television shows of all... →
Based on years of sci fi viewing experience and through a variety of online sources, we’ve come up with our picks for the Top 50 science fiction shows of all time.
Our Noble, Essential Decency - Robert Heinlein
Full Audio …I believe that this hairless embryo with the aching oversized braincase and the opposable thumb—this animal barely up from the apes—will endure, will endure longer than his home planet, will spread out to the other planets—to the stars and beyond—carrying with him his honesty, his insatiable curiosity, his unlimited courage, and his noble essential decency. This I believe with...
Topical groupings for CCNA study →
McDonalds lettuce growing billboard is actually... →
This is definitely a unique and creative way to sell some salads. The advertising folks over at McDonald’s came up with this billboard near Chicago that actually grows it’s message in lettuce and…
Guilt-Free Beer Guzzling: Top Five Sustainable... →
Between the barbecues, national holidays and beach vacations, cold beers become a necessity in many households over the summer months. As some of us pay more attention to the way our food (and drink)…
Pirate Tax Funds Pirate Album →
For every blank CDr bought, a few cents “pirate tax” are added to compensate artists for loss of revenue when people share their albums. However, not every artist agrees that sharing is wrong so as a…
Ireland rejects EU treaty →
Ireland vote of no to ratifying proposed EU treaty puts the project in jeopardy around Europe
How to Live With Just 100 Things →
Excess consumption is practically an American religion. But as anyone with a filled-to-the-gills closet knows, the things we accumulate can become oppressive. Which is why people are so intrigued by…
Patricia's Various Day Hikes →
Great first-hand trail descriptions! Includes many near Dallas, plus others across the country, and even in Europe.
Awesome Structural Designed Building in Osaka //... →
Secrets of the 7 Basic Blog Posts →
a hilarious article on how to make your blog posts rock!!
my father offers my challenge my mother presents my goal my brother brings me my comfort and my sister grounds my soul weathered and beaten burned and scarred my victory completes the whole
IVThe hill … The trees … From underneath I feel You pull me with your hand: Through my firm feet up to my heart You hold me, — You are in the land, Reposing underneath the hill. You keep my balance and my growth. I lift a foot, but where I go You follow: you, the ever-strong, Control the smallest thing I do. I have some little human power To turn your purpose to my end, For...
Brazilian Beetles Hold Key to Faster Computers →
Naturally possessed of a molecular arrangement that’s long confounded material scientists, the scales of an inch-long Amazonian beetle could hold the key to next-generation optical computer chips.
how long is too long to be happy?
If this is reality and it’s not what I expected then, by definition, my expectations have been unrealistic.
David Byrne Converts Building Into Giant... →
As an architect of the legendary Talking Heads, David Byrne once offered up an album called More Songs About Buildings and Food. These days, he’s tripping into architecture and turning a building…
Superior Alternatives to Crappy Windows Software →
It may be the year 2008, but a whole lot of sucktacular software still rears its ugly head on PC’s everywhere, even when better-behaved options are freely available. Whether it’s molasses-slow…
Smarter Women Have Worse Sex →
BRAINY babes find it harder to have an orgasm – because they are too busy thinking, a study claims.
20th anniversary ed of the hitchhiker's guide text... →
The Hitchhiker’s Guide adventure game was one of the best-selling games of its era, selling some 350,000 copies. In 1984. The Infocom origins of the game are still evident, from the opening credits…
Top 10 Sexually Suggestive Lines From the Star... →
Check ‘em out.
A/C Shirt →
Water cooled t-shirt. I wish I had one of these with the summer coming up.