Thursday, January 10, 2013

Birds are smarter than you might think

From AFP, via Repost Us -


Urban sparrows find new use for cigarette butts (via AFP)
Cigarette butts are widely reviled as an urban nuisance but birds in Mexico City see them as a boon, apparently using them to deter parasites from their nests, scientists say. Local sparrows and finches incorporate smoked cigarette butts in their nests to provide cosy cellulose lining for their chicks…

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Choi Sung-Bong

You've probably never heard of Choi Sung-Bon.  He was a contestant at Korea's Got Talent.  If even half of what he says happened to him actually happened to him, I suspect most people would have said 'the heck with it' and jumped off a bridge.

Choi also has one of the best voices in Korea, especially when you figure in that he has had almost no training.

I first found this via something called Flixxy, but they don't seem to allow embedding of images, so I chased the video back to YouTube (where else?).

Check it out.  Six million plus hits can't all be wrong.

Monday, December 13, 2010

A Christmas Poem

Just a thought, as Christmas approaches.

Friday, October 22, 2010

A disturbing thought

A disturbing thought on what might otherwise be an interesting improvement in entertainment...

As always, hit the image for a larger view of the comic.  Much easier to read.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

A Random Thought

I kind of suspect that this cartoon is going up in restaurant kitchens all over the country.

Just a guess.

PS: For a larger version (much easier to read) go here.

Thursday, July 22, 2010


I've been on the mailing list for for some time.

But this entry is one of the classics.