Weirdness

Monday, May 30, 2016

Happy Birthday Copacabana!

Premiered on this date in 1947.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039277/



Happy Birthday Mel Blanc!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000305/


Happy National Mint Julep Day!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mint_julep

Yum!

Happy Water A Flower Day!


http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/national-water-a-flower-day-may-30/


Happy National Hamburger Day!

Yum!

http://www.fiveguys.com/



Today is Memorial Day


http://www.va.gov/opa/speceven/memday/history.asp


Today is Memorial Day


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Day


Sunday, May 29, 2016

Reviving the dead?


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/05/03/dead-could-be-brought-back-to-life-in-groundbreaking-project/

I remain unconvinced.  I also am concerned that this is just another attempt to extend and increase organ harvesting....


(Thanks for the link, Infidel753!)

Plate armor and women's breasts

https://yet-another-suomi-blogi.tumblr.com/post/144914393202/why-do-you-hate-the-shape-of-breasts-in-plate

An excellent article about design!

(Thanks for the link, Infidel753
!)

Happy Birthday Louise Michel!


http://flag.blackened.net/revolt/ws98/ws55_louise.html



Happy Birthday Melissa Etheridge!


http://www.melissaetheridge.com/home/



Happy Birthday Patrick Henry!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Henry


Happy National Paperclip Day!


http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/national-paperclip-day-may-29/



Saturday, May 28, 2016

Happy Birthday Coronet Blue!

Premiered on this date in 1967.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061242/

One of my faves.

Happy Birthday Glenn Quinn !


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0703849/



Happy Birthday Timothy Matlack!

A Patriot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timothy_Matlack


John Fogerty!


http://www.johnfogerty.com/



Happy Birthday Gladys Knight!


http://gladysknight.com/


Happy Birthday Dr. Joseph Guillotin!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph-Ignace_Guillotin


Happy National Hamburger Day!


http://www.fiveguys.com/



Happy Amnesty International Day!


http://www.amnestyusa.org/


Today is World Hunger Day


http://www.worldhungerday.org/


Happy Slugs Return From Capistrano Day !


http://www.wellcat.com/may/slugs_return_from_capistrano_day.htm


Friday, May 27, 2016

The absolute cutting edge of beer brewing

http://pulptastic.com/craft-beers-are-so-2015/


Somehow, I'm guessing Fake.....

Black Ice Cream


http://www.konbini.com/us/lifestyle/morgensterns-black-coconut-ash-ice-cream-new-york/?utm_medium=Social%26utm_source%3DFacebook%26utm_campaign%3DEchobox%26utm_term%3DAutofeed

The oldest song in the world


http://www.openculture.com/2014/07/the-oldest-song-in-the-world.html


The earliest broomstick witch

http://www.strangehistory.net/2016/05/27/the-earliest-broomstick-witch/



Happy Birthday to God Save The Queen!

Released on this date in 1977.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvMxqcgBhWQ


Happy Birthday Bruce Cockburn!


http://brucecockburn.com/


Happy Birthday Ramsey Lewis!


http://www.ramseylewis.com/


Happy Birthday Dashiell Hammett!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dashiell_Hammett


Happy Birthday Christopher Lee!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000489/


Happy Birthday Vincent Price!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001637/


Thursday, May 26, 2016

An interesting interview with Stevie Nicks


http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/stevie-nicks-a-rock-goddess-looks-back-20160526?page=13



A 'super-bug" and the end of antibiotics?


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/05/26/the-superbug-that-doctors-have-been-dreading-just-reached-the-u-s/?wpisrc=al_alert-COMBO-exclusive%252Bnational


Pretty frightening.

The Sword Fights of Errol Flynn

https://vimeo.com/1937576

Fun stuff!


Happy Birthday Dracula! (the book)

Published on this date in 1897.

http://literature.org/authors/stoker-bram/dracula/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula


Happy Birthday Bobcat Goldthwait!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobcat_Goldthwait


Happy Birthday Matt Stone!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001778/


Happy Birthday John Wayne!


http://johnwayne.com/


Happy Birthday Robert W. Chambers!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_W._Chambers



Happy Birthday Peter Cushing!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001088/


Happy Birthday Stevie Nicks!


http://rockalittle.com/



Happy Sally Ride Day!


http://www.biography.com/people/sally-ride-9458284


Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Bathrooms by religion

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/21/us/separate-bathrooms-by-religion-oklahoma-opens-new-front-in-transgender-debate.html?_r=5&utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link


I, for one, look forward to the Cthulhu Cult restrooms.

A Vampire Tale


http://hauntedohiobooks.com/news/the-countess-elga-a-vampire-tale/

Supposedly, DC had a vampire reported about a hundred years ago in the Galludet area.  I also seem to remember a rumor of one about the same time around McLean, but can't locate any references where I might have picked that info up.

RIP Burt "Cato" Kwouk

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-36370997


Happy Birthday Paul Weller!


http://paulweller.com/


Happy Birthday Richard O'Brien!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0639782/



Happy Birthday Hal David!


http://www.haldavid.com/


Happy Towel Day!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Towel_Day


Happy National Wine Day!


https://www.virginiawine.org/


Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Reporter Creating News!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/arizona-newsman-accused-of-pooping-on-lawn-while-on-the-job_us_573e1463e4b0aee7b8e96607



(Thanks for the link, Mike!)

Happy Birthday Jean-Paul Marat!


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Paul_Marat


Happy Birthday Nell Campbell!


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0132752/


Happy Birthday Tommy Chong!


http://cheechandchong.com/bio


Happy Birthday Mr. Zimmerman!


http://bobdylan.com/



Happy Birthday Patti LaBelle!


http://www.pattilabelle.com/


Happy National Escargot Day!

Yum!

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/escargot-in-the-shell-with-herb-butter-recipe.html