Thursday, February 9, 2012

It's Been Four Days Since The Super Bowl, And The Darkness Is STILL In My Head


Seriously, folks, I don't know how much longer I'll be in love with "I Believe In A Thing Called Love."  Oy.  Here are your Thursday Links.

100 million years from now, all the continents on Earth will merge together to form a single supercontinent, called "Amasia."  Who'd they ask to pick the name?  Jermaine Jackson?  (Reddit)

Well, this oughta warm your cold, black hearts:  A Wisconsin boy raised $10,500 to save his grandmother's home from foreclosure.  Awwwwwww.  (ABC News)

Here are 7 Sports You Didn't Know You Could Play in The Snow.  I think the title should be 7 Sports There's No Way in Hell You'll Play in The Snow, but that could just be me.  (Discovery)

Well, looky here!  One of our dear friends at Persephone magazine has tried the Gillette Venus Bikini Trimmer.  Does she agree with me?  Is this product truly a miracle?  (Persephone Magazine)

I didn't realize that the question of why zebras have their stripes has kept scientists baffled for decades, but it apparently has.  This is important stuff, people.  (BBC Nature)

This is a lovely, touching little comic.  Enjoy.  (The Web According to Paolo)

Gonorrhea could soon join the list of untreatable human diseases.  Also coming soon?  Stainless steel condoms!  (Scientific American)

Did you get a new iPad 2 for Christmas??  Well, consider your day made, because the iPad 3 is coming in March!  Rage away, little ones.  Rage away.  (AllThingsD)

Anyone can make it in Hollywood!  Need proof?  Here are 19 Famous People Who Started As Extras.  (Mental Floss)

Scientists have recreated the chirp of a cricket that's been extinct for 165 million years.  Cool beans.  (BoingBoing)

If you've ever wondered about the origins of Leap Year, this link is for you.  (The Huffington Post)

The day my utensil drawer looks like this is the day I decide to throw out 99% of my cooking utensils.  (Lifehacker)

Meet the world's first-ever crochet street artist.  Yeah, we totally need one of those.  (Design Taxi)

I can't decide if this is adorable or frightening.  This is someone's grandpa, y'all.

You've got work to do!  There's no time for fooling around!  Thank goodness, then, that some kind souls created this clip of all eight Harry Potter movies, condensed into 60 seconds.  You're welcome, and enjoy your Thursday!


  1. Was always more of a "Get Your Hands Off of My Woman" person myself.

    Amasia was named the same way we name celebrity couples. So what should I get America and Asia as a engagement present?

  2. That Harry Potter video is my new favorite thing. And trust me, you're not the only one with The Darkness stuck in your head. I believe in a thing called LOOOOOVE!