Nothing has ever equaled Stupid.com for, well, really stupid gifts. This is where we got the talking stuffed bass, suitable for mounting on the wall, and the two mechanical love birds that sang to each other. We got them for our Aunt Dee; she loved them. We hesitated over the “grumpy cat” coffee mug and the “exploding wasabi” candy, but we were tempted.
The news that Selfies have killed more people so far this year than sharks has received wide coverage recently. There have been 12 selfie deaths and eight deaths from sharks. We mention it again because the solution seems clear: teach sharks to take selfies.
The World Economy Explained with Just Two Cows: For example, the dairy cow business in different countries: “A French Company: You have two cows. You go on strike, organize a riot and block the roads because you want three cows.” Or: “A Swiss Company. You have 5,000 cows. None of them belong to you. You charge the owners for storing them.”
“35 GIFs that will Make you Say ‘Oh No!’ –” If you type those words into a search engine, you’ll get some amazing video clips. Our favorite is the guy towing an enormous truck on a snowy cliff. Both trucks start going over the edge; our hero has about one second to get out and escape his doom.
PaleoFuture.com has funny predictions from yesteryear. In the 1980s, they predicted that by now, prescriptions would be dispensed from vending machines and diagnostic computers would replace doctors during exams. The site also lets you listen to street sounds from the 1920s and learn which websites in the year 2000 were expected to be the biggest in 2010. (AOL and “Quixtar” were in the top five.)
FunnyOrDie.com has fifteen hilarious videos of animals who don’t quite have a handle on their situation. These are like Funniest Home Videos, with animals playing the starring role. Search on “Animals Who Don’t Know What Happened” or click here.