— This gated community of Ron Paul supporters
would seem like a weird idea to me if I'd never been to North Florida
where it seems like gated communities are everywhere. It does seem odd
to get all worked up about living in a free country only to gate
yourself into a place that allows you to paint your house only three
shades of pale blue and you can't drive faster than 15 mph but then I
guess part of freedom means being free to give up freedoms. At least in
a Ron Paul community the dues are probably smaller. "You're free to
live your life the way you want and not be forced to do or pay for
other people's life styles you may not agree with." And I imagine there
are fewer rules, not more in a community with libertarian leanings.
Speaking of living free, Colossal Castle or Humble Home? Same Price – Your Choice
- Depression alert! Not economic depression, emotional depression that
results from seeing the kind of real estate you can get in other
countries versus what that money gets in major U.S. cities. Of course,
you might get a big house but then you'd have to live there. D'oh!
Better than lightning porn, this is lightning volcano porn.
Funny YouTube Videos May Get Salvia Banned - I confess I never heard of this stuff but recently the health editor near me was researching it and I ended up watching a bunch of these druggy videos. The generation gap just got a little wider.
Dino Run is the hot new mini game. It could also be called "Run like hell" because that's basically what you do as a dinosaur outrunning death by asteroid. (I played on the mirror site as the direct link was slow to load.)
These stolen laptop stories happen just often enough that I can't understand why the camera feature or other tracking technology isn't standard in all laptops.
Peel & stick solar fulfills the need ... for speed! In this case the speed is speed of installation and essentially "speed to market." In the video it takes 34 minutes to install and hook up six panels for 2.25 kilowatts.
Acting like a fool in the background of someone else's photo has a name: Photobombing.
NOTE: There's a bare butt or two down toward the bottom.
Green Porno describes the sex lives of bugs and other crawlies.
Wicked cool toy of the day: Time Tube - Plots YouTube videos on a time line.
Tips For Dealing With Information Overload - Advice from a number of heavy information consumers.
Wow, this rewrite of the subtitles on a Hitler movie to make it about Hillary Clinton is about as offensive as you can get but it's amazing how compelling it is to watch. I'm not sure if it's compelling because of the Hillary story or the acting of the guy playing Hitler. NOTE: I say it's offensive, not just because the Hillary role is that of Hitler but because it uses just about every single letter hyphen word we have (the F-word, the C-word, the N-word...).
5 Snacks That will Smash That Afternoon Groggy Feeling - I totally suffer from this. There are some days at 4p.m. when I need a defibrillator to finish out the day. Lately I've been having pretty good success with mixed nuts trail mix. Some other ideas here sound good, though I'm not sure I want to sit at my desk eating deviled eggs, there's something a little gross about that.
UPDATE: Oh! Here's a great contest opportunity. For one of those digital die and the weird USB LED light, give me the full sentence (not just the licenseplate phrase) that today's headline is based on and who said it.