In line for a ride at Knott's Berry Farm: Son: Why don't we just cut like those people? No one stopped them. Dad: If we all did that then no one would be adhering to the social contract and we would have anarchy. Son: What is "anarchy"? Dad: When no one follows the rules or … Continue reading Anarchy in the OC
Evidently this meme has been around longer than we thought. The below is a translation from one of the many scrolls discovered in 1973 by two incredibly lost and high Grateful Dead fans when their VW van broke down near some hills outside of Jerusalem on their way from Chicago to a Grateful Dead concert … Continue reading 25 Random Things About Jesus, Lion of the Tribe of Judah
The 4th Earl of Sandwich is probably turning over in his grave. His one-time dish of the nobility has now been fully Americanized and made extreme. Perhaps the Earl is partially to blame for this. As First Lord of the Admiralty during the American Revolution, he is criticized for keeping much of the British Navy … Continue reading I’ll Have What He’s Having! Second Helping: On Extreme Sandwiches and a Sandwich-Related Theorem
During the 18th century a certain Englishman liked to gamble. This bloke was John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich. This guy had the jones so bad that he was rumored to have gambled for 24 hours straight on occasion. During one marathon session in 1762, the Earl must have been flopping the nuts because … Continue reading I’ll Have What He’s Having! First Helping: A Brief History of the Sandwich
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A single loud speaker hangs on the pole by a single faded blue wire. Should it ever speak again, its voice would be raspy, weak, and tinged with melancholy and loneliness. The pine pole on top of which the speaker sits has lost its creosote shine from the good old days. Listening carefully, over the … Continue reading One Day You May Read This
1. Xiphoid 2. Palmar Digital 3. Chiba 4. Eigen 5. Lyra 6. Rodilla 7. Ileum 8. Pons 9. Basal Ganglia 10. Yepp 11. Vernix Bonus question: Which of the above is also the name of a gothic rock band? Body part: 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 11 MP3 … Continue reading Quiz: Human Body Part or MP3 Player?