||World Wide Weird
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If you ever need to kill an hour or so, you can wander over to the US Patent Office website (patft.uspto.gov) a try a search on terms like 'dog' or 'penis' (or even 'dog penis'), but if you're in a hurry (or just lazy) head over to PatentlySilly.com instead. They've done the heavy lifting for you and have dug up and linked to the patents for such critical inventions as the bottle opener hat, the strap-on vomit bag, the amazing, expandable breast implant, and plenty of other things you weren't aware the world needed.
I'm Exploitin' It!
Want to run a large, environmentally unfriendly corporation? Well the McDonald's videogame gives you the chance. Are you up to managing the complex nature of big business? You'll have to keep the supply chain filled, the restaurants running, and corporate image on brand. I wonder if they make a WalMart version. There you would open in a small town and drive the local retailers out of business. Once the town was dependent on you as the sole retailer, you can close your store because it's not making enough money.
Mama, Don't Take my Kodachrome away
The proprietor of this site collects old cameras which ccasionally he finds still contain film. When he finds a roll of 'lost' film, he develops the images and posts them. Some of these films sat in the cameras for over 60 years. Given the fragile nature of film, the fact that any images survived is pretty amazing. These were taken back in the day when, as film and development were expensive, people only photographed things that were special to them. That makes rediscovering these images somewhat poignant, and very cool.
Now these are real Yahoos
Photos of the scariest looking people in the Yahoo! Personals section. This place is like the Fugly.com annex! It seems that Internet access has achieved quite a level of penetration in the trailer parks.
Wow. You'd think that the photographer might have said, 'Wait, let me take another one. That one didn't turn out very good.' Then again, maybe he did.
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