Category: odd but true

  • Termites


    This was a 2×4. A 2×4 in a fence on our property. Bummer.

  • Crashed Mac

    A friend recently crashed his Mac. We were chatting when he cracked me up with this gem: Hope I don’t have to meet a mac genius. I’d look so un-cool standing next to him

  • Feature Creep…

    Feature Creep…

    We recently got an HP all-in-one printer. It has a feature for red-eye removal. It’s a printer?

  • Boring

    Over the past few years, I’ve done many interviews (sometimes, literally throughout world). After the travel and jet lag, sitting in a room interviewing one person every 25 minutes for 10 to 12 hours it’s hard to really remember anything but a blur of names and faces. One unique portfolio stands out in my mind:…

  • May I Have Your Attention Please

    May I Have Your Attention Please

    “Alarm, Alarm, Alarm! An Emergency has been reported in the building. Please stand by for further instructions while we verify this emergency. Alarm, Alarm, Alarm!”

  • Rare Ansel Adams Outtakes

    Rare Ansel Adams Outtakes

    This rare set of images was found in the Los Angeles Public Library and features “the Greatest Generation”, men and women, as they went to war and went to work. It’s unusual to find Ansel Adams photographs of people and urban life, but this collection of photos was apparently commissioned by Fortune Magazine in the…

  • Great optical illusion

    This is a great simple optical illusion. If you look at the two leaning towers, it appears the tower on the right is leaning more than the one on the right but in fact the two images are identical. I prove that the two images are actually the same by dragging the right image over…

  • Quote of the Day

    “You know what’s not pleasant? Drinking at the water fountain and feeling the stream of water dip when someone flushes the toilet in the bathroom next door.”, Maggie Mason.

  • Taco Bell Express

    I was at a museum recently and noticed that they had some fast food offerings. I didn’t think much of it until I noticed the Taco Bell Express. I simply don’t understand the marketing genius behind that one. Who is the target audience for Taco Bell Express? Are they really looking for the fast food…