“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.
If like us, you don’t want to take the time to learn Photoshop but like turning ordinary photos into wacky bits of art, have we got the program for you. It’s Ashampoo Photo Card, and oh boy, is this fun. We put Joy’s sister into a British telephone booth, Joy’s face on a skyscraper, and Bob’s reflection in a mirror above a chest of drawers. We saved the results to disk so we could print them out, but these and dozens of other designs can be emailed, posted on Facebook or shown off on the Ashampoo website. The basic task is to click on a template and open a photo to drop into the design. Or you can use your […]
MadamEulalie.org has the pre-1923 stories of humorist P.G. Wodehouse. They’ve just added some golf stories. You might know the two chief Wodehouse characters: Jeeves, the perfect butler and Wooster, an amiable upper-class goofball. The stories are free to read and download.
— “The 33 Most-Watched Cat Videos Ever,” from YouTube. The first one shows a kitten stuck inside a plastic ball. Takes about two minutes to get out, to the tune of Paul McCartney’s “Stuck in the Middle with You.” Everybody loves kitten pictures.
In a recent Harris survey, 50% of all Americans admit they would like to use smartphones to take secret videos. Like what? People in embarrassing outfits A sexy waitress at a restaurant A Shirtless hunk mowing the neighbor’s lawn Their Boss sneaking a second doughnut Harris polled 2,361 adults that were representative of the country by age, gender, income level, marital status and region. (This is a large enough sample to be considered statistically significant.) Fifty-seven percent said they’d be interested in watching videos shared by a co-worker on the company intranet. The respondents top choice (30 percent) would be watching someone pulling a prank on a co-worker, followed (27%) by someone imitating the boss. Last but not least, they […]