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    Cynical-C

  • How is Florida Doing with the Pandemic
    Not so great: BREAKING: Florida 13,256 new cases is most since January. 148 newly reported deaths, most since March. Will report more when weekly report comes out. https://t.co/3nnbwFGKah — (((Howard Forman))) (@thehowie) July 23, 2021 Maybe elect a governor who isn’t a wannabe Trump fool?... Read more »
  • Right Wing Radio Host is Finally Pro-Vaccine
    Unfortunately for him, he has had to be hospitalized with Covid to have this change of heart. Hospitalized right-wing radio host in ‘very serious condition’ regrets not being ‘vehemently pro-vaccine’: Family https://t.co/q8lvainQxz — Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) July 23, 2021... Read more »
  • Study: Pfizer vaccine 88 percent effective against delta variant
    Good news for those concerned about variants impacting vaccine-induced immunity: Two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were 88% effective in protecting against symptomatic COVID-19 from the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, according to a new paper in @NEJM.https://t.co/NXtNMgItFS pic.twitter.com/FjK0YeidhS — Dr. Rhonda Patrick (@foundmyfitness) July 21, 2021 The other vaccine mentioned in... Read more »
  • Lara Trump says she’s ‘thrilled’ when her child gets sick from not wearing a face mask
    My child feels like shit… FUCK YEAH! Trump made the remarks during a rant opposing masks on Fox & Friends. “The idea that we’re going to make our children sit in school masked up all day long I think is absolutely ludicrous,” she opined. Trump went on to complain that... Read more »
  • Just a Death Cult
    Under Joe Biden, enough fentanyl to kill 238 million Americans was seized at the southern border last month. Where's the outrage in the media? — Rep Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) July 19, 2021 Republican seems to be upset that there is no outrage in the media that fetanyl was seized at... Read more »
  • Delta Variant Makes Up 83% of Covid Cases in the US Now
    The more transmissible Delta variant now makes up about 83% of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S., with the vast majority of deaths occurring in unvaccinated people. Deaths from the virus are also rising, with an average of 239 per day over the last week https://t.co/wPMgh5bxcg — Jon Cooper ??... Read more »
  • Republicans’ Lies Are Killing People
    It’s not hyperbole. The right wing’s noise machine worked so hard to politicize this goddamn pandemic that they have caused so many of their own to fear getting a life saving vaccine and they are now dying because of these lies: In the United States, COVID is now a pandemic... Read more »
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    Life is Like This

  • GOAT?
    I once had a credit card sold to me on a 'lifetime free' basis. A year down the line, the bill for annual charges for the card came in. Indignantly, I mail the chaps about why I was getting a bill when the card was supposed to be free for... Read more »
  • What you want to hear
    The one truth about conversing with people is that you very seldom hear what you want to hear. Not only when you are eavesdropping (Eavesdroppers never hear anything good of themselves is true but it is mainly the powerful who hear anything bad that people have not already told to... Read more »
  • Old Fables New Morals - Hercules and the Wagoner (revisited)
    You know, you can hardly say anything these days without a bunch of people eagerly waiting to scream about how you got it all wrong, even before you finish saying it. And me, I am cursed with a set of friends whose sole purpose in life seems to be to... Read more »
  • Status Quoism
    If you are like me, you would have had that story popping up all over the place on Social media. The one about the fisherman and the business executive. Where the corporate honcho tells the fisherman to stop idling and go dashing about, hither and yon, collecting money. So that,... Read more »
  • Generalisations
    Even the Buddha, today, would probably find his enlightenment in the shadow of social media, I suppose. (Yeah, I mean a prince can leave his palace, wife and all even now but leaving social media may be a sacrifice too far as a lot of people who try to take... Read more »
  • Comparison (Again?)
    There is this story, a Birbal or Tenali Raman story depending on which side of the Vindhyas you live in, about the chap being asked to make a line small without touching it. And the lad draws a bigger line by the side, in comparison to which the original line... Read more »
  • No place for introverts?
    You know, there is such a lot about the world that I never could understand. (A pity, for it keeps me blathering continuously on this blog? If you are that bothered why don't you go over to that Facebook ad there for shaving creams?) Whenever something gets discussed, there is... Read more »
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    Cake Wrecks

  • 9 Oddly Specific Apology Cakes
    Far be it from me to ever condemn an apology made with cake.However....Today's cakes do make me question being quite so specific about it. Hey, I just realized this should have been the #1 apology cake for my Go-Go song! And maybe these were the accompanying cupcakes? (It says, "Sorry you fell in my pee.")  Now... Read more »
  • Sumer Lovin'
    So tell me, Wreckies, how are you enjoying your summer?Sorry, I mean, "Sumer?" Or is it "Sumeer?" You know what, just to be safe, let's sell both versions. And then make this one the store display, so everyone can see it: I like to be happy, summetime. Well, however you spell... Read more »
  • CLEAN UP ON AISLE 4
    Too often I've been accused of making you readers hungry with my steady parade of candy-coated misspellings and butchered bakery goods.Well, NO MORE!Or at least not for today.Here, I'll ease you in slowly, in case you're mid coffee-sip: This is your spleen...or possibly a giant tumor...on cupcakes. Any questions? I've been told... Read more »
  • BEWARE THE CON RATS
    Summer is the reward students get for successfully completing another year of educational excellence. Or for partying all year and flunking out. (Nobody said life was fair, kids.)So while graduation season may be over, I think it's time our bakers had a little summer schoolin'. Bakers? Welcome to "How-To-Spell-'Congratulations'-101." I can see it's... Read more »
  • Bakery Math
    One ugly 8-inch round flower cake: $6.00Five ugly 8-inch round flower cakes: $30.00 Five ugly 8-inch round flower cakes plopped on styrofoam and cardboard stands: $235.00The look on the bride's face? Priceless.There are some things money can't buy...but a decent wedding cake isn't one of them.Thanks to Melinda W., Holley W.,... Read more »
  • Sunday Sweets: Villain Edition!
    Convention season is starting up again, and after the past 2 years I am READY, y'all. So since I've got major geekery on the brain anyway, I thought I'd focus today's Sweets on - what else? Geek cakes. But more than that, I've decided to feature geeky villain cakes. 'Cuz geeky villains... Read more »
  • Wreck-A-Bye Baby
    Sometimes I like to think this blog might have a positive influence on current baking trends. (Oh, stop laughing. A girl can dream.) So, what do you say we mosey on over to a few of our nation's baby showers and see how things are going? Wonderful!I mean, sure, "beby"... Read more »
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    Aeon

  • Rotifers: charmingly bizarre and often ignored
    An ode to the rotifer – how these microscopic creatures live, die and dry out, entering a peculiar state somewhere in betweenBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon... Read more »
  • World wide open
    Deep brain stimulation not only treats psychiatric disease – it changes the whole person, boosting confidence and opennessBy Julian Kiverstein, Erik Rietveld & Damiaan DenysRead at Aeon... Read more »
  • Everything you wanted to know about sudden birth (but were afraid to ask)
    Shoddy filmmaking, stiff acting, clinical dialogue – yes! The cult thrill of a 1960s police training film for a sudden birthBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon... Read more »
  • Lies and honest mistakes
    Our crisis of public knowledge is an ethical crisis. Rewarding ‘truthfulness’ above ‘truth’ is a step towards a solutionBy Richard V ReevesRead at Aeon... Read more »
  • Riches in space
    Asteroids could pay for so much space exploration. We just need to mine those valuable resources – and duck a direct hitBy Martin ElvisRead at Aeon... Read more »
  • How an infinite hotel ran out of room
    Some infinities are bigger than others – to understand why, you’ll need to check in to the odd world of the Hilbert HotelBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon... Read more »
  • The Margaret Mead problem
    Mead, so radical about gender and sex in her early work, doubled down on the differences between men and women later. Why?By Elesha J CoffmanRead at Aeon... Read more »
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    JoyReactor.com

  • Post #4869339
    Author: drzy drzy King Kong Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4869339" }, "headline": "King Kong / picture :: homemade :: funny :: king kong", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img2.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/king-kong-homemade-funny-picture-6819200.jpeg", "height": 998, "width": 740 }, "datePublished": "2021-07-23T08:03:02+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-07-23T08:03:02+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" },... Read more »
  • Post #4868268
    Author: drzy drzy DoubleExpand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4868268" }, "headline": "Double / double :: funny picture :: funny :: picture :: mushrooms", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img2.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/mushrooms-funny-picture-funny-picture-6817234.jpeg", "height": 1333, "width": 1000 }, "datePublished": "2021-07-22T07:11:54+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-07-22T07:11:54+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" }, "publisher":... Read more »
  • Post #4865390
    Author: drzy drzy Eyes Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4865390" }, "headline": "Eyes / funny picture :: funny :: picture :: eyes. butterfly", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img2.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/eyes-butterfly-funny-picture-funny-picture-6811862.jpeg", "height": 603, "width": 800 }, "datePublished": "2021-07-19T09:10:43+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-07-19T09:10:43+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" }, "publisher":... Read more »
  • Post #4865334
    Author: drzy drzy Noodle delivery boy in Tokyo, 1935Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4865334" }, "headline": "Noodle delivery boy in Tokyo, 1935 / japan :: delivery :: funny picture :: picture :: funny :: history :: tokyo :: countries :: boy :: delivwry", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject",... Read more »
  • Post #4861385
    Author: moo_roar Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4861385" }, "headline": "funny pictures", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img2.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/funny-pictures-6803984.jpeg", "height": 853, "width": 640 }, "datePublished": "2021-07-15T15:45:15+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-07-15T15:45:15+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "moo_roar" }, "publisher": { "@type": "Organization", "name": "JoyReactor.com", "logo": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://joyreactor.cc/images/joyreactor_ie6.png", "width":... Read more »
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    Author: moo_roar Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4861384" }, "headline": "funny pictures", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img2.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/funny-pictures-6803983.jpeg", "height": 856, "width": 720 }, "datePublished": "2021-07-15T15:44:52+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-07-15T15:44:52+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "moo_roar" }, "publisher": { "@type": "Organization", "name": "JoyReactor.com", "logo": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://joyreactor.cc/images/joyreactor_ie6.png", "width":... Read more »
  • Post #4860196
    Author: drzy drzy Alien snailExpand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4860196" }, "headline": "Alien snail / funny :: picture :: snail :: funny picture :: Alien", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img2.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/Alien-snail-funny-picture-picture-6801839.jpeg", "height": 760, "width": 1140 }, "datePublished": "2021-07-14T14:34:40+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-07-14T14:34:40+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy"... Read more »
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    Blog – Bloggingtips.com

  • What Is a Subdomain: Definitions and Details
    If you’re familiar with website building, you may have come across the terms domain and subdomain. On the surface, you may think it is self-explanatory but answering the question “What is a subdomain?” needs a bit more context. To help you better understand, we’ll discuss the definitions and other relative... Read more »
  • WooCommerce vs Shopify: Which One is Best?
    With the rise of various businesses in the eCommerce world, two of the most popular platforms stood out. Woocommerce vs Shopify dominated the market and established their names in providing solutions for different businesses. Entrepreneurs who want to build a powerful and effective eCommerce store have the dilemma of which... Read more »
  • Best Domain Registrar in 2021
    As we all know the importance of catchy taglines, we should understand that a business name should catch your customers’ interest. So as soon as you come up with a name that best represents your business, make sure to have it registered before someone else does. The only way to... Read more »
  • Is WordPress Free: A Detailed Guide
    Regarded by many as the most popular CMS (content management system) we have today, WordPress has an impressive number of users worldwide. If you’re considering its services, the first inquiry you probably thought about was, “Is WordPress free or not?” You can use, modify, and tweak the open-source software to... Read more »
  • How To Use WordPress: A Step-by-Step Guide
    The prospect of building your website could be quite intimidating. You might even think that it is simply impossible to create a professional-quality website without a background in web design. Fortunately, as the online world becomes more accessible, various platforms make website creation easy and simple. WordPress is a good... Read more »
  • Wix vs WordPress: Which One Is Better?
    Are you ready to build your website? We know how intimidating it can be, especially for complete beginners. Fortunately, creating a website is not as complicated as it was anymore. Numerous platforms have made the process fast and simple, even for people who do not know anything about website development. Today,... Read more »
  • Best Free Website Builder: The Most Impressive Platforms for Bloggers
    Having the tools built into the best free website builder can help you create a near-professional blog in minutes. In the past, website building required at least basic knowledge of CSS and other coding languages. Today, you can achieve many top-tier designing aspects even with little to no experience at... Read more »
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    Home

  • Strange, Literal And Clever Brand Logo Edits That Improve The Originals
    Every day of our waking lives, we are bombarded with different types of branding. From the food we eat to the movies we watch, there's a catchphrase and ad campaign assigned to almost all of them. It is so much a part of our lives that sometimes, it's hard to... Read more »
  • Funny Rants From Parents About How Useless It Is To Yell At Their Kids
    Parenting isn't easy at the best of times. Ask any parent, and they'll tell you. But when your kid is acting up, throwing a tantrum in public, or just misbehaving at home, yelling at them is the easiest and most cathartic way of handling the situation. But, we all know... Read more »
  • Madlad Turns Handgun into Controller, Levels Up FPS Gaming
    There are many ways to enhance the gaming experience, like investing in a comfortable chair or ergonomic gaming mouse, but this madlad took things to the next level with their homemade controller fabricated from an actual 9mm handgun. And it totally works (until it explodes). Watch this wacko level up... Read more »
  • Curious Stock Photos That Are Begging For A Backstory
    Let's face it — while absurd memes and deep fry might give them a good run for their money, the closest thing that the internet has to modern art is stock photos. The mind-boggling creativity that goes into many of these images is brought to another level by the fact... Read more »
  • Instagram Artist Draws Funny Comics Comparing Her Average Life To Glamorous Celebs
    Celebs seem to live such glam lives on the gram. Even though we know it's not real, it's super hard not to compare our own average lives to the rich and famous. Instagram artist Bloome_Comics understood the assignment and drew hilariously relatable comics depicting her life with that of celebs.... Read more »
  • Toxic Tweets About Texting The Forbidden Ex
    We all need to come out and speak the truth right now. Yes, we're all guilty of texting our exes, and no, we shouldn't be ashamed of it. It's definitely dumb behavior that will only yield toxic results, but we're only human, okay? Cut us some slack. Because the humans... Read more »
  • I Matched With Tinder Creeps With No Photo, And I'm Officially Both Scared And Appalled
    You know when you're on Tinder, and you swipe past those cringey profiles with no photos of a person? And you're just like, "this guy is definitely married, right"? Well, unfortunately for me, I regularly get super-liked by those dudes. I have no idea what it is about me that... Read more »
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    Awful Library Books

  • Indian Summer
    Indian Summer Monjo 1968 Submitter: This 50 year old beginning reader book is a woefully one-sided history lesson about Kentucky settlers vs. The Indians. While Pa is off to "lick the British" with the likes of George Washington, Ma is left behind with her rifle to defend her children and... Read more »
  • Celebrity Sewing Bee
    Francine Coffey's Celebrity Sewing Bee Coffey 1974 Submitter: When the title says "celebrity sewing bee" they really meant a lot of Dinah Shore. The one area that was really popular during the pandemic was our crafting section. So much so, you could spot the books that needed weeding by glancing... Read more »
  • Evil Dinosaurs
    Dinosaurs The Bible, Barney, and Beyond Phillips 1994 Phillips is an author of another book on this site, Saturday Morning Mind Control, in which the author asserts that Saturday morning cartoons are the gateway to evil. This book is more of the same. Dinosaurs, in particular Barney and Jurassic Park,... Read more »
  • Bye Bye Bye
    *NSYNC Boekhoff and Kallen 2003 Submitter: This book is 'tearing up my heart' knowing it's still sitting on the shelf all these years. So who's  going to weed this book? "It's gonna be me." I guess I could have gone with Bye Bye Bye old book... Holly: This was published just as... Read more »
  • T-Shirting
    T-Shirting: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Getting it On Your Chest Platt 1975 Submitter: I had high hopes from the cover this book might be a groovy book that, when put out on display might get someone to check it out. But alas, its one of those disappointing craft books with... Read more »
  • Hippie Crafts
    Hippie Crafts: Creating a Hip New Look Using Groovy '60s Crafts O'Sullivan 2005 Submitter: This book has not circulated since being purchased back in 2005. From the looks of it, I can see why! Maybe Mary can delight us in some of her 60's threads. Holly: Mary is cool, but not... Read more »
  • Friday Fiction: Summer Reading from the ALB archives
    As we are now smack dab in the middle of summer, it's time to break out some romance. I dug out some seriously old posts of some fabulous romance that you should try. My criteria: Ridiculous cover Ridiculous scenario Ridiculous "misunderstandings" Ridiculous or jackass boyfriend/"hero" Grab yourself a refreshing beverage... Read more »