Stolen from Dave Barry in Cyberspace: 🙂 Happy person 🙁 Sad person 🙂 Happy person with a nose 🙁 Sad person with a nose :–( Person who is sad because he or she has a large nose 😀 Person laughing :-D* Person laughing so hard that he or she does not notice that a 5-legged … Continue reading “Emoticons”
(via Pharyngula) For your enjoyment and edification, here’s an Intelligent Design FAQ.
Check out: Gipper, the Talking Points Duck
Lots of laughs — History of the BASIC family of languages: 1983 – Microsoft produces their first BASIC compiler for the PC. They are so embarrassed about it, they convince IBM to sell it under the IBM brand. The IBM Basic Compiler 1.0 is launched. It allows programs to have a maximum size of 64K, … Continue reading “History of BASIC”
(via Dark Bilious Vapors) The top 10 reasons to work in IT: I love living the Revenge of the Nerds It’s a nice way to avoid the social and personal stresses that go with upward mobility It’s the satisfaction – every time I finish the re-install and reboot cycle I feel I’ve learnt something new … Continue reading “The Top 10 Reasons to Work in IT”
(solen from slobak) Get drunk in 30 minutes or less: Sayings: “EVOO”1 drink “Sammie”1 drink “Healthful”1 drink “Stoup”2 drinks “GB”2 drinks “Spoonula”2 drinks “Fry-o-lator”3 drinks any of the above followed by an explanation of what it stands for+1 drink “Yummo”1 drink “Delish!”1 drink “Awesome”1 drink “How _____ is that?”1 drink creates an all-new and completely … Continue reading “Rachael Ray Drinking Game”
(printed by fortune in one of my terminal windows today) A man was playing golf one day when a little frog hopped out the water at a water hazard and croaked, “I am a magic frog, and since you are the 10,000th person to play through here, I’m prepared to offer you one of two … Continue reading “A man was playing golf one day…”
Speaking of religious thuggery, I got this in an email a while ago: Kissing Hank’s Ass Absolutely hilarious and right on target.
(via the DNRC newsletter) People who are trying to decide whether to create a blog or not go through a thought process much like this: The world sure needs more of ME. Maybe I’ll shout more often so that people nearby can experience the joy of knowing my thoughts. No, wait, shouting looks too crazy. … Continue reading “Blogbert”
Almost always amusing, but the Onion hits one out of the park with this one: Philandering String Theorist Can Explain Everything BATAVIA, IL—Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory physicist Laird Karmann, a noted string theorist and accused philanderer, said Monday that he can “explain everything” if his wife Elizabeth will just give him a chance. “Surely, anyone … Continue reading “But I can explain everything…”