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  • Parahawking – Combining Falconry and Paragliding
    Whoa. I had no idea this was a thing. Parahawking is an activity that combines paragliding with falconry. Birds of prey are trained to fly with paragliders, guiding them to thermals. Parahawking was developed by British falconer Scott Mason in 2001. Mason began a round-the-world trip in Pokhara, Nepal, where... Read more »
  • GOP State Senator Uses Virtual Background While Driving on Zoom Meeting About Distracted Driving
    This Ohio State Senator thought he was slick, using a Zoom background of his home office while driving… debating a bill for harsher penalties for distracted driving https://t.co/XfangsLaHX pic.twitter.com/r55ti7bsma — Brody Logan (@BrodyLogan) May 6, 2021 I, too, strap myself to a chair while I zoom.... Read more »
  • Riding a Paternoster Lift
    I’ve never come across a paternoster lift in the wild. They kind of freak me out. Mostly because I’m a klutz and they offer many ways for me to lose an appendage or win a Darwin award. I appreciate the courage of the person who took this video who stayed... Read more »
  • When You’re On Team Covid-19
    Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed an executive order to end all local emergency orders relating to COVID-19, effectively halting enforcement of restrictions across Florida. https://t.co/vM0ETWjEbU — Axios (@axios) May 3, 2021 This jackass gives Florida man a really bad name.... Read more »
  • Covid Vaccines: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
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  • I Thought This was an Animatronic at First
    The one time leader of the free world who now lives alone in a hotel sharing buffets, common areas, and staff with strangers, yearns for attention and relevance so badly, he now stands on a patio step every night ranting to tens of people about a 6 month old election... Read more »
  • What is a Non-Fungible Token
    I suppose we’re going to be hearing a lot about these for the foreseeable future so WTF is a NFT?... Read more »
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    Life is Like This

  • Identical opposites?
     People have been telling me that the way to a better world is in trying to find commonalities among various people rather than in concentrating on the differences. Easy for them to say, really. I mean, come on, do you really think that this idiot who does not agree with... Read more »
  • The fuel of social progress
    "Can you guys tell me which is the most important fuel of social progress?"That was thrown into a gathering of friends, thank god! With me alone, I KNEW that any question would only be a prelude to dissecting my shortcomings. As it was, all I had to do was keep... Read more »
  • Time and Tide
    "Time and Tide wait for none", they scream. By and large, they mean only that 'Time is Money' and any time which is not spent in the pursuit of earning money, or equipping yourself to earn more money, is wasted. Why, even Billy, the immortal Bard of Avon, says "There... Read more »
  • Relativities
    Relatives? Nah! Read the title properly, willya? Relativities, it says. Einstein and all that? You must be new to this blog if you really think that I have the brains to talk of the theory of relativity.Though, come to think of it, the theory of relativity could well be a... Read more »
  • This Celebrity thing
    I have never understood this thing about celebrity. ("It would only be a wonder if you understood anything", you say? If you spent less time making snide remarks and more time explaining things then, maybe, I'd understand more). I mean, yeah, these are people who are popular for some reason... Read more »
  • Random ranting
    I believe that it is customary to look back on life on some special dates. Birthdays, anniversaries of other sorts, on your death bed...dates like that. Me, I suddenly feel the need to look back on my blogging and writing on some arbitrary day. One would think that April 10th,... Read more »
  • Of Bucket lists and such
    When first I heard of Bucket lists, I had no clue what they were, of course. ('Of course, you didn't. When have you ever known anything,' you say? Moronic of you, really. If I already knew of something, how could it be the FIRST time I heard of that thing?)... Read more »
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    Cake Wrecks

  • Cindy Has A Ball
    Once Upon a Time ...There was a girl named Cindy: She was as sweet as 14 pounds of frosting. She lived with her wicked stepmother and stepsisters - who, I have to say, were a couple of dogs: Cindy spent her days cleaning up after her step family, but she always... Read more »
  • Dear Diary
    [Thursday, May 6th]Dear Diary,Today's my first day decorating at the bakery! I'm going to keep a photo journal so I'll have a ready-made portfolio when I open my own cake shop. I'm so excited!! 8:45 amMy piping skills might need a little work:  10:00 amSpacing is HARD!  10:45 amSpacing's getting better, but I... Read more »
  • By The Book
    So what really happens when you order a cake from the bakery's big book o' plastic kit designs? LET'S FIND OUT.Amanda D. ordered this Cars design, which was not only in the bakery's book, but also on a giant banner behind the counter: Even so, Amanda made sure to ask if her cake... Read more »
  • Oh What A Difference A Letter Can Make
    When Joe's wife was turning 30, he decided to "ease the pain" by ordering her a light-hearted cake. Unfortunately the baker's English wasn't that great, though, so "a little was lost in translation."Joe thinks this version is funnier - let's just hope his wife agreed. 😀 Ha!My favorite part was... Read more »
  • Ghost Taunters International
    [dramatic voice-over guy]: "Today, on Ghost Taunters International, the team travels to Geneva to investigate an ancient spa slaughterhouse that was also used as an asylum for homicidal clowns." "Uh...guys? Does the fountain always do that?" "Where tortured souls, rubber noses, and victims of unspeakable beauty treatments lie in wait..." "There's... Read more »
  • Sunday Sweets: Modern Chic
    When I got married way-back-when, wedding cakes were hardly the sleek, chic masterpieces they are today.  Back then, all the hip cakes featured things like light-up fountains, fake ivy, plastic staircases from tier to tier, and rampant tulle abuse.  Those were different times, kids.Nowadays, couples have so many super stylish... Read more »
  • Balls
    Attn parents: Sports-related double entendres ahead! Proceed with caution! The other morning (and by "morning" I mean "afternoon") John woke up with a pain in half his tiddlywinks. (And by "tiddlywinks" I mean..."tiddlywinks.") He's fine now, so not to worry; those are all the gory details you're going to get.Well, unless you... Read more »
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    Dave Barry's Blog

  • ENJOY THE SHOW!
    The manager of a Minnesota movie theater sold cocaine hidden in a bag of popcorn to a police informant, according to court records. (Thanks to pharmaross)... Read more »
  • WHO SAYS ROMANCE IS DEAD?
    Not this blog. (Thanks to John Lobert)... Read more »
  • GROUNDS FOR EXCOMMUNICATION
    Fresh pizza vending machine prompts curiosity and horror in Rome (Thanks to Dave N. and Ralph)... Read more »
  • CSI: WISCONSIN
    Village of Hartland Police asks students to stop playing nude ‘Nerf Wars’ (Thanks to Ralph)... Read more »
  • GOTTA MAKE A LIVING
    Queen Elizabeth's Sandringham Estate is now selling beer (Thanks to Le Petomane)... Read more »
  • IT'S A RIOT AT WORM PARTIES
    This Worm Has 100 Butts (Thanks to Jay Brandes)... Read more »
  • GUYS IN DOMESTIC ACTION
    Man who wasted two YEARS washing up is shocked to find he has a dishwasher hidden behind what he thought was a 'fake cupboard' in his flat (Thanks to Howard from Broward)... Read more »
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    Aeon

  • Reincarnation now
    Modern mindfulness strips Buddhism of its spiritual core. We need an ethics of reincarnation for an interconnected worldBy Avram AlpertRead at Aeon... Read more »
  • Phrenology: the weirdest pseudoscience of them all?
    A history of the ‘dangerous nonsense’ of phrenology shows how facile solutions often gain traction over rigorous empiricismBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon... Read more »
  • Quantum music
    Physics has long looked to harmony to explain the beauty of the Universe. But what if dissonance yields better insights?By Katie McCormickRead at Aeon... Read more »
  • Samurai rules for peace and war
    From choreographed violence to gardening and table manners, the samurai code was built on maintaining a good reputationBy Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon... Read more »
  • The miracle of the commons
    Far from being profoundly destructive, we humans have deep capacities for sharing resources with generosity and foresightBy Michelle NijhuisRead at Aeon... Read more »
  • Colette
    An Oscar-winning portrait of a French resistance fighter’s visit to the concentration camp where her brother died in 1945By Aeon VideoWatch at Aeon... Read more »
  • A city but not upon a hill
    Entangled with, yet critical of, colonial oppression and the evils of slavery, the true history of Boston can now be toldBy Mark PetersonRead at Aeon... Read more »
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    JoyReactor.com

  • Post #4782373
    Author: drzy drzy Problem solved Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4782373" }, "headline": "Problem solved / funny picture :: picture :: funny :: tree :: solved :: proble", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img0.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/proble-solved-tree-funny-6658624.jpeg", "height": 755, "width": 740 }, "datePublished": "2021-05-05T07:55:31+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-05-05T07:55:31+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person",... Read more »
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    Author: drzy drzy CollectionExpand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4782367" }, "headline": "Collection / funny picture :: funny :: picture :: collection", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img0.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/collection-funny-picture-funny-picture-6658618.jpeg", "height": 750, "width": 1000 }, "datePublished": "2021-05-05T07:53:57+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-05-05T07:53:57+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" }, "publisher": { "@type":... Read more »
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    Author: drzy drzy Drying Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4781128" }, "headline": "Drying / funny picture :: funny :: picture :: drying", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img0.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/drying-funny-picture-funny-picture-6656586.jpeg", "height": 588, "width": 740 }, "datePublished": "2021-05-04T07:42:11+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-05-04T07:42:11+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" }, "publisher": {... Read more »
  • Post #4778909
    Author: drzy drzy Defender Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4778909" }, "headline": "Defender / funny picture :: funny :: picture :: defender", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img1.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/defender-funny-picture-funny-picture-6652561.jpeg", "height": 987, "width": 740 }, "datePublished": "2021-05-02T08:34:14+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-05-02T08:34:14+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" }, "publisher": {... Read more »
  • Post #4777882
    Author: drzy drzy Window Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4777882" }, "headline": "Window / funny picture :: picture :: sky :: funny :: window", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img1.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/window-sky-funny-picture-6650705.jpeg", "height": 833, "width": 720 }, "datePublished": "2021-05-01T08:43:02+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-05-01T08:43:02+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" },... Read more »
  • Post #4777879
    Author: drzy drzy Trophies Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4777879" }, "headline": "Trophies / funny picture :: picture :: trophies :: funny :: dog", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img0.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/dog-trophies-funny-picture-6650702.jpeg", "height": 555, "width": 740 }, "datePublished": "2021-05-01T08:42:10+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-05-01T08:42:10+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" },... Read more »
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    Author: drzy drzy Lacoste Expand { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "BlogPosting", "mainEntityOfPage":{ "@type":"WebPage", "@id":"/post/4777877" }, "headline": "Lacoste / funny picture :: funny :: picture :: lacoste", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "http://img0.joyreactor.com/pics/post/full/lacoste-funny-picture-funny-picture-6650700.jpeg", "height": 600, "width": 631 }, "datePublished": "2021-05-01T08:41:09+03:00", "dateModified": "2021-05-01T08:41:09+03:00", "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "drzy drzy" }, "publisher": {... Read more »
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    Blog – Bloggingtips.com

  • How to Sell Your Blog For Maximum Profits
    Disclosure: This is a guest post from Investors Club, a leading brokerage for people looking to sell their websites. If you’ve decided it’s time to sell up you’re going to want to make sure you’re getting a good ROI on all of your hard work. But, whether you’ve built the... Read more »
  • Bloggerdad: How to Start a Successful Blog That Makes $1,000+ Per Month
    1. Choose a successful, profitable niche. What you need to know: 90% of your initial blogging success comes down to choosing the right niche, then writing about the “right” topics within that niche. Choosing a niche is incredibly important. Go with the wrong one and you’ll have a hard time... Read more »
  • How to Start a Successful Blog In 2021
    When learning how to start a blog, you’ll likely face a bunch of advice from a bunch of different people. Blogging’s been around for decades now, and because it doesn’t have the same cool appeal as social media or platforms like Instagram, you’ll see plenty of arguments that say blogging... Read more »
  • Creating a Blog That’s Built To Sell – What You Need to Know
    The big dream for many bloggers is to someday cash out and get that illustrious “sunset money”. Here’s the thing though: You won’t have much luck selling your blog if the buyer can’t see themselves able to run the show. So it’s up to you to make sure that they... Read more »
  • How to Make a Great Infographic for Your Blog
    Using infographics for your blog is one of the best ways to communicate ideas to your audience. Not only is it more appealing, but it also makes your blog more understandable. Take for example Grammarly’s 15 Grammar Goofs that Make You Look Silly. It generated over 263k shares since it... Read more »
  • Facebook Contest Apps – How to Easily Create Facebook Contests
    Facebook contests are one of the most effective ways to reach new audiences and drive a ton of viral traffic back to your site. With over 1.3 billion users on the social network, it’s no wonder more individuals, bloggers, brands and businesses are trying to create Facebook contests to drive... Read more »
  • Facebook Contests – What Works and What Doesn’t
    Since Facebook became a vital marketing tool, and social media marketing became a distinct field of expertise on its own, Facebook contests have also become a crucial part of the machination to foster brand awareness, drive user engagement, and generate leads. If there’s one thing people love more than to... Read more »
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  • Hercules Beetle Sounds Like A Literal Lawnmower
    Umm, gotta catch 'em all anyone? The Hercules Beetle happens to be one of the largest bugs out there, and is a species of the Rhinoceros Beetle. I'm gonna guess that you need at least a Great Ball, maybe an Ultra Ball to catch this homie and add him to... Read more »
  • Botanist Looking For Rare Plants Discovers Old Plane Crash
    And there you have it. One moment you're giddy and busy looking for rare plants, and then suddenly in the next moment you're stumbling upon quite the old plane crash. The word is that all the passengers that were aboard the plane at the time were able to get out... Read more »
  • 40 Random Memes & Funny Internet Things To Fill The Time
    Scrolling through a bunch of funny random memes kinda feels like joking around with a fun friend, which is why memes are perfect for those times when you're feeling super anti-social but still wanna have a casual laugh. Whether you're decompressing from a painfully long day, or you're just in... Read more »
  • Funny Memes & Tweets People Can Sing Along To
    We can't be the only people who are desperately missing karaoke. Singing our favorite songs with complete strangers or a group of close friends is such a liberating feeling - and one that we can't wait to relive. Until then, we settle for singing with the radio in the car,... Read more »
  • Insane Tweets From Unhinged People
    For every smart and funny writer or kind-hearted activist on Twitter, there is definitely a crazy person lurking with something absolutely unhinged to say. They appear in happy threads, interjecting with a bleak non sequitur or some serious oversharing. They admit to cringeworthy and even criminal behaviors with absolutely no... Read more »
  • Woman's Reaction To KFC Biscuit Proposal Is Totally Priceless
    There are millions of proposal videos out there that showcase some of the most insane ideas from madlads who have a taste for spectacle. @higbogg had a pretty subtle approach and decided to stick the engagement ring into a KFC biscuit because...why not? We're glad he captured the moment on... Read more »
  • Man Handles Rejection With Admirable Grace
    The comments section on the original video really says it all. What was she thinking? This dude seems like an absolute catch. Of course, this is also one of those dating shows that could all be scripted, and/or involve people donning their carefully practiced egoic masks that completely hide their... Read more »
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    Awful Library Books

  • Come to See the Clowns
    Come to See the Clowns Tensen 1963 Submitter: I am submitting this sad clown book - more for its condition than anything else. - Come To See The Clowns - Leave with nightmares.... Holly: Kinda cute, actually, as clown books go, but yeah - it's seen better days! Mary: I... Read more »
  • Stormy Weather
    A Day in the Life of a Meteorologist Witty and Witty 1981 If you are thinking of switching careers, maybe you should become a meteorologist. This book gives you the ins and outs of your average TV meteorologist - in 1981. It's not a the worst book, but there isn't... Read more »
  • Dangerous Drug Interactions
    Dangerous Drug Interactions: The People's Pharmacy Guide Graedon 1999 Submitter: This was probably a good book for a library in 1999. It is definitely out of date now, plus the last circulation date was 2014. The book is a bit confusing because you would need to read very carefully about... Read more »
  • A Hijacking Love Story
    Hostage Nurse Converse 1973 This book features a dangerous theme of a hijacking bringing together our hero and heroine.  At the time this was published, airplane hijackings were in the news all the time. It was almost a joke at the time. No doubt this book would have been the... Read more »
  • Changes to Email RSS Feed
    Beginning in July, Google is making changes to its FeedBurner RSS service. Specifically, they will no longer have an RSS by Email service. If you subscribe to ALB by email, you will no longer receive our posts once they make those updates. Don't despair! We've added a new service to... Read more »
  • Your LDS Neighbors
    How to Respond to the Latter Day Saints Kaiser 1977 Submitter: Jaded me, read the cover and said "Turn the lights off and don't answer the door? " This book was published in 1977, one year before the church changed its viewpoints on some of its traditions and values. Holly:... Read more »
  • Make-Up Art
    Make-Up Art Freeman 1991 Submitter: This book looked like a good choice back in 1991. However it has not circulated in some time. It's pretty grubby with what I hope are just makeup stains. Some of the sketches are let's say... Interesting. Holly: Ummm...yeah. The Chinese Mask is definitely a... Read more »
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