•April 7, 2015 • Leave a Comment

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Short of an insult?

•May 14, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Luther’s got you covered. H/t Nora.

Check out the “Lutheran Insulter” here” http://ergofabulous.org/luther/?.


A seven-year-old child, indeed, a silly fool, can figure it out on his fingers – although you, stupid ass, cannot understand anything.

From Against Hanswurst, pg. 221 of Luther’s Works, Vol. 41



•March 25, 2013 • Leave a Comment

This works surprisingly well at eliminating annoying conversations in group study areas!

(and if you listen long enough, you start subconsciously wishing you could hear the end of the conversations…)





Color distraction!

•February 27, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Who knew this could be so distracting.



My favorite:


Alma Mater

•February 27, 2013 • Leave a Comment


Package addressed to Indiana Jones was sent to the University of Chicago admissions office. There turned out to be a perfectly reasonable explanation for it (as far as these things go), but I like the story all the same.

(For those of you who aren’t Maroons, Indy was based in part off a UChicago anthropology professor who enjoyed climbing out of his window).


And the solution to the mystery:


Back from France!

•July 11, 2012 • Leave a Comment

And in tribute….(hat tip Nick)…

(Read the full list here: http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1Wvvw5/:1G59njh.O:Q$u@tA0t/www.eupedia.com/france/you_have_been_in_france_too_long.shtml/)

Lea Ironic

•July 11, 2012 • Leave a Comment
 Fun with anagrams! My best ones are “Or Can I Lie” and “Lea Ironic” (which will be the nom de plume for my scandalous memoirs).


•March 4, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Great art installation involving suspended tennis balls. Hat tip Simon.


Little Libraries

•February 29, 2012 • Leave a Comment

This is one of the most uplifting things I’ve seen in a while. Tiny libraries, placed in lawns or by sidewalks, with free books to take and then return.

Article here: http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012-02-21/little-libraries-lawn-boxes-books/53260328/1

Information on the project here: http://www.littlefreelibrary.org/