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Hovercats to the Rescue!

 

There is something so absurdly beautiful about this that I could just cry, except that I’m laughing too hard. Awesome.

I May Be In Trouble

The object to your left is now your weapon of choice in the upcoming zombie apocalypse. What is it?

Apparently I’m going to have to fight the undead with a manila folder full of magazine clippings. Damn.

[via The Daily Wh.at]

Lust and Libraries

The word “pornography” comes from the mid 1800s and is derived from the Greek; porne meaning prostitutes and graphos, of course, referring to writing. Actually, porne is more literally “bought or purchased,” but the connotation is clearly toward prostitution [link]. Of course, modern parlance has warped the concept of pornography from “writing about prostitutes” to “images of gratuitous and often deviant sexual acts,” so there’s that. But the term has also been reclaimed for less X-rated purposes, such as the infamous Porn for Women book. (And lemme tell you what – if you want to spice up your blogging, try to Google the “porn for women” book to find the correct title – yikes.)

None of this – I tell you, NONE of this – can possibly compare to my new favorite website: Bookshelf Porn. Some of my favorites:

 

 

 

Boise, We’ll Stand and Cheer for You

How do you not love a football team with the chutzpah of Boise State?

BSU football

To be fair, watching Boise State play is sometimes better cardio than an hour of step aerobics where the instructor periodically and without warning transforms into the worst beasts of your scariest nightmares. I can’t help but think that Bronco football would be more enjoyable for someone who didn’t actually care about the outcome; having an emotional (or otherwise) investment in Bronco victory practically ensures stressful game nights.

GIS renders up some pretty excellent images from Monday’s epic game vs. Virginia Tech. Without further ado, I present

My Top Five Photos of Boise State Beating Virginia Tech

(shamelessly stolen from various websites)

Good boy, Kellen

Good boy, Kellen! Who’s a good boy?

 

scared cheerleader

Ahhhh!!!!!!! Why am I scared?!?!?

booyah

If you do this to geese, they run away - does it work on hokiebirds?

antigravity

No fair using antigravity cleats, boys.

in your face

I AM EXTREMELY PLEASED ABOUT THE OUTCOME OF THIS SPORTING EXERCISE.

Holy cannoli. Does anyone else think being #3 after the first game is totally and completely surreal?

Fun Stuff

I quite enjoyed today’s XKCD. The mouseover will haunt me for the rest of my days. What is it about that song, anyway? It’s ruined “Amazing Grace” for me forever, and now poor Emily….

And because it’s Friday, and we all need a delightful little diversion, I bring you a preview of next season’s Dancing with the Stars:

Take My Own Advice

 

stop watching start living

Anthem

Anthem

Cat and Stars

Interior with Cat and Stars by Marcio Melo

Looks like a nice place to be, don’t you think?

Eggs

A Good Egg is Hard to Find by Emily Martin

There are no words for this emptiness in the gut.

Image available as a print from The Black Apple.

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