purple people eater pug

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From I has a hotdog:

purple people eater pug



April 25, 2009 at 1:06 pm | Posted in Interweb, Raves | Leave a comment

I like my women the way I like my oatmeal, quick, easy, and covered in facts about dinosaurs

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Facebook, Fail Whale, Simpsons, Mustaches, Saddam, Guiding Light, and weird weird costume shop experience

April 13, 2009 at 6:01 am | Posted in interesting (to moose), Interweb, Videos | Leave a comment

Canada Facebook: Internet’s Link Police :

Canada B.C. Court: Facebook Usage Logs Must Be Disclosed by Personal Injury Claimant:

“As we noted last month in Facebook, Disclosure, Leduc and Ontario Employment Law, online postings at social media sites may well now be fair game for disclosure in Ontario civil litigation. With the B.C. ruling in Bishop, it is clear that the Facebook disclosure trend in becoming a national one.”

Recently, our beloved facebook has decided to start policing the links that are posted to its members’ profiles. Citing “controversies” and “ongoing lawsuits”, facebooks has unilaterally decided that links to The Pirate Bay are now banned.

United States Lick a Simpson on their backside:

New Simpson Stamps from UPS

What a Mustache Says About A Man’s Profession:

A lot can be told by a man’s mustache, and it seems certain professions have their own. For some it can be a small handlebar, and for others it can be a bushy chevron. The bottom line however, is that the hair on a man’s upper lip can rightfully be understood as a window into his soul. The following is a list of the most notable mustaches, and noteworthy stereotypes from the industries that championed each ’stache:

Iraq South Park creators receive signed Saddam photo:

During his captivity, US marines forced Saddam, who was executed in 2006, to repeatedly watch the movie South Park: Bigger, Longer And Uncut, which shows him as gay, as well as the boyfriend of Satan. He was also regularly depicted in a similar manner during the TV series.

Rhode Island Crazed Costume Shop Owner Pwns Local News Guy (VIDEO):

Mame, could you take off the bunny head please, Mame, could you … I wanted to ask you … seriously could you take off the bunny head, and could you take off the mask underneath the bunny head.

Mame, I’m going to give you one more chance to … Mame, please, I … seriously, mame….

fail whaleUnited States What Is Fail Whale?

When Twitter gets overloaded, users see the “Fail Whale” error message. This image brings a human touch to a moment of frustration and now is turning into a pop culture icon for the Web 2.0 crowd:

United States Guiding Light canceled after 72 year run:

Guiding Light, which entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest-running dramatic series in the world, started on radio in 1937 as a series of stories about faith, in which characters beset with troubles would talk to trusted Reverend Ruthledge, the keeper of “the guiding light” which shone from his window. Over the years, the theme of “the guiding light” became more muted and the series shifted focus to a middle-class German immigrant family, the Bauers. The show has been produced on television and seen nearly every weekday since June 30, 1952.

World 100 Best Blogs for Those Who Want to Change the World:

The world is full of visionaries and people who want to make a difference in the world, and many of those people share their knowledge online through their blogs. Whether you want to change the world through environment, humanitarianism, business, or any other way, there’s a blog out there that can offer you guidance and inspiration. Read on, and you’ll find 100 blogs that can help you change the world.

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Waa, The Trash Heap Has Spoken!

April 4, 2009 at 5:55 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment

I have an imposing blank wall in my apartment. It really needs a piece of artwork to go on it.

Perhaps I shall pop on down to The Idiot Box art Gallery in Los Angeles.

I’m particularly fond of this piece: Ewelina Ferruso, “Waa, the trash heap has spoken”
oil on canvas 16 x 34 inches, framed

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You Belong To Me on ukulele, and other Interweeble shtufff

April 3, 2009 at 4:31 pm | Posted in Interweb, Videos | Leave a comment

Colorado Man Coughs Up Nail Stuck In His Nose For 30 Years:

“To this day, Sanchez has no idea how that nail made it up his nose.”

Hummer vs, school bus:

Damn! I thought that SUVs were supposed to be tough. That school bus is barely dented. School buses are built like tanks, but still, so much for paying an extra fifteen grand for safety.

Men’s/Women’s Room signs from around the world:

You’ve probably already seen a wizzillion web pages that show funny toilet signs, but there were a few here that I hadn’t seen before, so maybe they’ll be new to you as well. Clickity Click the heading to see the whole collection.

Best Venn Diagram Ever:

New Math:

Craig Damrauer provides a mathematical explanation of why I don’t use umbrellas plus many other equations to illustrate concepts.

Thanks for the tip-off Miss Cellania.

How to hide an airplane factory – before and after pictures:

“During World War II the Army Corps of Engineers needed to hide the Lockheed Burbank Aircraft Plant to protect it from a Japanese air attack. They covered it with camouflage netting and trompe l’oeil to make it look like a rural subdivision from the air.”

Goonie Trivia:

What is the best movie ever made. Did you say Citizen Kane? Casablanca? Gone With The Wind

FAIL! The greatest movie ever made is The Goonies. It’s a scientific fact.

And I bet you think you know all aboot the Goonies don’t you? Don’t you smart-ass?!? Well Clickety Click the heading to read some things aboot God’s gift to cinema that you probably didn’t know.

BTW, guess who these people are:

Janet Klein plays You Belong To Me on ukulele:

The folks over at boingboing.net are positively obsessed with ukelele players. Clickity Click the heading to see a list of other ukulele posts.

You Belong To Me, originally recorded by Sue Thompson during World War II, must be one of the most covered songs in music history. For other versions check out some Youtube selections.

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Online April 1st Foolery

April 2, 2009 at 9:35 am | Posted in interesting (to moose), Interweb | Leave a comment

Gmail Autopilot:

Google did something of course. Gmail autopilot answers your email so that you don’t have to. Clickety Click the heading

The Vancouver Courier:

I don’t know if they plan to have the fake headlines up all week, so I took a partial screenshot. I actually believed the story aboot the goat until halfway through the second paragraph.

You got me Pandagon:

It’s because I’m a hopeless romantic, or perhaps just hopeless. I (mostly) believed that Pandagon had fallen in love with one of his regular commenters.

Sardonic April Fools at Canadian medicine:

BREAKING NEWS: All 10 provincial and three territorial governments announced that, in light of a comprehensive “common sense” review, they will enact the following reforms immediately:

  • jointly funded pensions will be made available for private-practice physicians;
  • billing codes will be created to pay doctors fairly for remote consultations by telephone, email or video uplink;
  • reasonably significant portions of health budgets will be dedicated to disease prevention, health promotion, and chronic disease management;
  • efficient methods of evaluating foreign-trained doctors will be put in place;
  • and compensation will be provided to developing countries whose doctors they recruit to come to Canada.

In other news, federal aviation regulators said pigs will be granted commercial airline pilot licences. Happy April Fools’ Day. (And sorry for getting your hopes up.)

Lenin Statue hit by April Fools Day Pranksters/Vandals:

This isn’t an online prank. It’s the regular old “real world” prank, but quite a good one eh?

“One of Russia’s most famous statues of Vladimir Lenin has been bombed, leaving the Bolshevik revolutionary with a gaping hole in his rear.”

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Moose Gets a Helping Hand

April 2, 2009 at 2:13 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment

I have no idea of where this statue is. I just came across the picture whilst stumbling around and I had to post it. I don’t think I have to explain why. Does anyone know where this statue is? Please leave info in comments.

Man, look at the size of those antlers.

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The Interweb is sex-ay!

March 31, 2009 at 10:38 pm | Posted in Interweb, Videos | Leave a comment

Yes, yes I am:

I did once announce a sexual conquest on my Livejournal Blog, but only because I knew that the woman would be disappointed if I didn’t

oh that Jean-Luc Picard:</b

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Internet Journalism, Political Activism, Spy Network, and April Fools Day Worm

March 31, 2009 at 3:37 pm | Posted in Interweb, Politics | Leave a comment

Webcast shows B.C. eagle eggs about to hatch:

why we capitalize ‘I’ in Internet:

uh-oh, are Wikipedia writers running out of topics?:


Rejoice, because the wonders of texting can now be brought to bear down on the miscreants of the sports arena. All you have to do is know one number and text the nature of the problem you’re having with another fan to that number.

Twenty-nine of the 32 NFL stadiums employ the service–described by ESPN’s Rick Reilly as “tattletexting.” So do many Major League Baseball, NBA and, yes, even NCAA March Madness games. (Hockey has it too. But surely, one would only want to text to get the slobbering, scuffling players off the ice.)

Announcing the Launch of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund:

As the newspaper industry continues to contract, one of the most commonly voiced fears is that serious investigative journalism will be among the victims of the scaleback. And, indeed, many newspapers are drastically reducing their investigative teams. Yet, given the multiple crises we are living through, investigative journalism is all the more important. As a result, all who recognize the indispensable role good journalism plays in our democracy are looking for ways to preserve it during this transitional period for the media. For too long, whether it’s coverage of the war in Iraq or the economic meltdown, we’ve had too many autopsies and not enough biopsies. The HuffFund is our attempt to change this. It will also provide new opportunities for seasoned journalists who have been laid off or forced into early retirement.

If you’re not familiar with it, The Huffington Post is pretty much THE political blog in the U.S. I’m happy to see HuffPo take this initiative. It’s the Dot Com with the street cred to bring serious investigative journalism to the web, in the States. Of course here in BC we already have http://thetyee.ca/, the “independent daily online magazine reaching every corner of B.C. and beyond”.

Famed Anonymous Anti-Palin Blogger ‘Outed’ by Lawmaker:

“Alaska Muckraker” (AKM) rose to blogger fame almost instantaneously when Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin was tapped to be John McCain’s running mate, and the then anonymous blogger wrote “What is McCain Thinking? One Alaskan’s Perspective” under the penname AKM. Little was known about Palin in the lower 48, and AKM provided a much-needed window throughout the campaign season into Palin’s performance as governor of Alaska from a progressive viewpoint.

Faux News parachutes in to hassle anti-Palin bloggers in Alaska:

Linda Kellen Biegal of Celtic Diva is one of several bloggers up in Alaska who warned everyone long ago about Sarah Palin and her corrupt government. Linda recently lodged an ethics complaint against the failed veep candidate and debate winkster. In the spirit of Bill O’Reilly and his attack dog producers, Faux News sent reporters to Alaska to “investigate” the charges.

Canadian Court Orders Website To Reveal Identity Data Of Anonymous Posters:

“An Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered a pair of website owners to turn over identifying information about eight people being accused of defamation after posting anonymous comments.”

If you used a newspaper to insult someone, you could face a defamation lawsuit. In fact, that’s exactly what happened to Stockwell Day in 2001. Things are different on the Internet though, right. Well maybe not forever. This case could set legal precedent to use against trolls and other anonymous douchebags.

Thanks for the tip-off Buckdog

Canadian researchers uncover vast computer spying operation:

“TORONTO – A cyber spy network based mainly in China has tapped into classified documents from government and private organizations in 103 countries, including the computers of Tibetan exiles, Canadian researchers said Saturday.”

‘Super-worm’ expected to infect computers Wednesday:

No one knows exactly what is planned for the super-worm, which is expected to activate itself April Fool’s Day, but security researchers expect the bottom line is all about money.

Purita calls the worm “dark Google” and theorizes it may provide the bad guys with an internal search engine to ferret out confidential documents stored on infected computers.

The perpetrator or perpetrators could conceivably collect every credit card number on infected computers, some of which are bound to be owned by businesses and used to store credit card data.

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8 … 8 interesting (to Moose) items … *lightning crash* AH-AH-AH-AH-AH!

March 30, 2009 at 6:54 pm | Posted in interesting (to moose), Interweb, Videos | Leave a comment

Clever Prank in Ireland turns into censorship issue:

I can’t believe it took the nerds so long to recognize this:

Firefighter dressed as Spiderman rescues boy in Thailand:

My Favorite part of this story is that the firefighter just happened to have a Spiderman costume in his locker. Does this situation come up often?

Apparently, vampires are OCD:

That would explain why Count Von Count from sesame street had to count everything. And if you enjoyed that geekish observation, you may also enjoy http://cartoonoveranalyzations.com

South Park Last Supper… You Bastards!:

The only surprising thing about a South Park Last Supper parody is that it has taken them so long to do one. This scene is from Margaritaville, which as of this writing, has yet to air here in Canada, but played in the U.S. earlier this week. Kyle, the Jew, as Jesus with Cartman as his Judas? It’s a perfect match, and trust me, I’ve seen a whole lot of versions of the Last Supper – here are 50 of them.

Several Disney Characters Humanized…

… including Darkwing Duck, Finding Nemo, and The Lion King

Video Mashup: Watchmen + Wall-e:
Speaking of Wall-e, it’s another Watchmen mashup. That song is “The Beginning is the End is the Beginning” by Smashing Pumpkins. Its a remix of their song “The End is the Beginning is the End” which was made for the “Batman and Robin” Soundtrack. I’m beginning to think that you could add that song to any slowed-down footage to get a dystopian future. I’m sure it won’t be long before we see the Watchmen + Care Bears mashup.

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China, Pakistan + Taliban, Shantytowns, and G-20 Protests

March 27, 2009 at 5:26 pm | Posted in Interweb, Politics | Leave a comment

has China replaced the U.S. role in the world economy?

how China sees the world and how the world should see China:

The rise of China over the past three decades has been astonishing. But it has lacked the one feature it needed fully to satisfy the ultranationalist fringe: an accompanying decline of the West. Now capitalism is in a funk in its heartlands. Europe and Japan, embroiled in the deepest post-war recession, are barely worth consideration as rivals. America, the superpower, has passed its peak. Although in public China’s leaders eschew triumphalism, there is a sense in Beijing that the reassertion of the Middle Kingdom’s global ascendancy is at hand.

Afghan Strikes by Taliban Get Pakistan Help, U.S. Aides Say :

WASHINGTON — The Taliban’s widening campaign in southern Afghanistan is made possible in part by direct support from operatives in Pakistan’s military intelligence agency, despite Pakistani government promises to sever ties to militant groups fighting in Afghanistan, according to American government officials.

Boy, forget aboot eating the geese, some people want to eat the Banksters Protesters, police go online in G-20 battle:

LONDON, England (CNN) — Social networking Web sites are set to play a crucial role in protests ahead of next week’s G-20 meeting of world leaders in London as demonstration organizers and police use Twitter and Facebook as key sources of real-time information and intelligence.

Metropolitan Police leaders have warned that the city faces an “unprecedented” wave of protest in the run-up to Thursday’s summit talks on the state of the global economy and are set to deploy huge numbers of officers to maintain public order.

Thousands of protesters are expected to march through the streets this Saturday in a rally organized by trade unions and left wing groups.

US cities deal with shantytowns:

I’ve heard these shantytowns refered to as “Bushvilles”. I suppose it won’t be long before the right wingnut amnesiacs start calling them “Obamavilles”.

What’s going on with Vancouver’s recurring tent city situation? I don’t know. The most recent thing that I found was from six months ago: Oct 30, 2008 The Downtown Eastside Residents Association says it will help homeless people “re-establish a tent city” on city-owned property in downtown Vancouver.

Do you know anything more recent than that? Please leave an update in the comments.

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Cake of Resignation, Conjoined Crocodiles, and Indian Doctors Remove Iron Rod from Boy

March 16, 2009 at 5:39 pm | Posted in Interweb, Videos | Leave a comment
  • Cake of Resignation:

    This is all class. 100% sugary diabetes-inducing class.

    Today I gave a two week’s notice of my intent to resign. The letter was written in frosting on a full sheet size cake. The cake was delicious and it was well received.
    “Dear Mr. Bowers,

    During the past three years, my tenure at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard has been nothing short of pure excitement, joy and whim.

    However, I have decided to spend more time with my family and attend to health issues that have recently arisen. I am proud to have been part of such an outstanding team and I wish this organization only the finest in future endeavors.

    Please accept this cake as notification that I am leaving my position with NWT on March 27.

    Sincerely, W. Neil berrett”

    Thanks for the tip-off boinboing.net

  • In Thailand, two crocodile siblings were born conjoined:

    Click the image to go to the video. Help me out with my Asian history/geography. Has Thailand replaced Siam, or is a different name for the same country? Are these crocodiles, in fact, Siamese Twins?

    This video prompted me to check up on Abigail and Brittany Hensel, a pair of conjoined twins in Minnesota who share almost an entire body. They appear to be a two headed person. However, they are two distinct people. I had read about them as children and am happy to learn that as adults they seem to be doing just fine. There are links to pictures in the Wikipedia article if you’re interested.

  • Indian doctors save boy impaled on iron rod:

    Some reports say the surgery was five hours. WARNING: picture of boy with iron rod through torso.

    Some reports say the surgery was three hours. WARNING: also picture of boy with iron rod through torso.

    I think anything short of 12 hours is miraculous. 3 to 5 hours means that the surgeon would have had time to squeeze in a couple of more surgeries that day.

    Surgeon’s Spouse: Hi sweet-falafel, how was your day.

    Surgeon: Oh, it was good. I performed an appendectomy, took out a little girl’s tonsils, and removed a five foot iron rod from a boy’s ribcage.

    The story reminds me of another Falling On Fence story which did not turn out so well. WARNING: gruesome imagery.

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Abandoned Detroit Schools

March 15, 2009 at 9:10 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment
  • When you were a child, did school officials threaten to add incident reports to your permanent record, branding you a miscreant for life? How would you feel about learning that those records, along with textbooks, personal affects, and even the school itself would end up rotting away?

    In the last half-century, Detroit lost more than half its population. Those leaving the city were mostly white people who fled to the suburbs. As a result, the tax base was destroyed and the black population that remains has had to govern a 139-square-mile city with limited resources.

    With an aging infrastructure built for twice the existing population, the school district has to shut down and vacate school buildings every year. In 2007, the school board awarded a contract for securing, cleaning and removing supplies from closed schools to a Philadelphia-based company with ties to school board members. However, the work at many closed schools was simply never done.

    I must admit, I have a kind of ghoulish fascination with abandoned places, and I found James Griffioen’s photo article to be hauntingly beautiful.

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Say Sayonara Pancreatic Cancer

March 11, 2009 at 6:36 pm | Posted in interesting (to moose), Interweb, Medical, Rants | Leave a comment

  • Six Organs Removed from Child during Surgery

    Super-Bad Ass Surgeon Dr. Tomoaki Kato of New York Presbyterian Hospital doesn’t know the MEANING of the word inoperable !! He should probably look it up though; he is doctor.

  • XUP delights his “legion of fan (Hi Elliot)” with some good-natured ribbing of three age groups.

    XUP’s age puts him in the third category. “Despite it all, I enjoy being middle-aged (sort of). I’m wise and superior and I can laugh at everyone else (for now). And that’s something no amount of money can buy.”

  • Micheal Spencer writes an article for the Christian Science Monitor predicting that “We are on the verge – within 10 years – of a major collapse of evangelical Christianity. This breakdown will follow the deterioration of the mainline Protestant world and it will fundamentally alter the religious and cultural environment in the West.”
  • The Beatles vs LCD Soundsystem vs The Kinks Mashup from FAROFF **Warning: MySpace Page**
    Thanks for the tip-off Popped Culture.

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Avatar Lurve

March 6, 2009 at 2:26 pm | Posted in Interweb, Raves | Leave a comment

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Sorry, I know it’s a large picture

March 3, 2009 at 5:49 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment

But it’s a large super-awesome picture

And you can get it on a T-shirt if you want.

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My Own Private Wax Museum

February 27, 2009 at 9:09 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment

Boy, imagine having a life sized wax candle of yourself in your bedroom for illumination. If you had one of your lover, you could make yourself feel less lonely when they were away. Just reach into their chest and light the wick. Then relax as their yellow glowing headless torso looms over you in the night.

Original Site: Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz
Found On: Boing Boing

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Just some interstuffs

February 27, 2009 at 2:23 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment

To the right is a golfing picture that I see upon once in a while as I’m drunkenly stumbling around the intertubes.

Every time I come across it I just stare at it like a transfixed pug dog for at least two minutes.

Can you see what it is about this picture that I find so mesmerizing? Click on image for larger picture.

Also, from now on, if anyone asks you why the chicken crossed the road, the correct answer is “Because the Shriner Monkey wanted a burrito.”

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“The true crimefighter always carries everything he needs in his utility belt, Robin.”

January 15, 2009 at 2:24 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment

Originally found at http://franjie.posterous.com/

It’s a list of many many bits of dialog between Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin.

Bruce Wayne certainly was moralistic, you know, for a guy who kept a boy in a cave.

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A … uh … Ladder of Links

December 6, 2008 at 4:45 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment

Here are some web pages with lists of names for collections of animals, peoples, and some things.

An Intrusion of Cockroaches

An Increduality of Cuckolds

A Piteousness of Doves

A Fraid of Ghosts

Tell me your favorite in the comments, or make one up. Perhaps you could think up one for your profession, such as a roast of baristas.

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