Archive for June, 2006

Ride Is 4-D Because It Uses All Three Of Your Senses

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

(via fark, who get credit for the great headline)

Best quote ever:

“It’s a 4D ride where not only do see it, you feel it, you hear it, you touch it,” said Fertitta. “It uses all of the senses and that’s what makes it 4D.”

1. See it
2. Feel it
3. Hear it
4. Touch it

Yup, that’s four.

Unlike all other rides where they poke your eyes out and stuff your ears with cotton so you only get to use two of your senses: feeling and touching.

Simpsons Math

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Mathematical references in The Simpsons

Gabe’s Confirmation

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Gabe was confirmed this Pentecost, taking the name Joseph. Heather got a nice photo of Kelsie, Christina, and Gabe at church, and another of Gabe, Christina, and Kelsie at the party. Note who immediately climbs into slob clothes at the first opportunity.

Proof: Soccer is the most exciting sport

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

(from New Scientist)

A mathematical study has ‘proven’ that soccer is the world’s most exciting sport.

That is, if you define exciting as the chance that an underdog will beat the favored team.

Disguised as a mild-mannered pizza delivery boy…

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

(via fark)

Cameron Evans fights a never-ending battle for truth, justice, and some lady’s purse.

Juggling in a Cone

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Video of Greg Kennedy juggling inside an eight-foot cone.

Sorry, no ice cream.

Ice Lenses

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

(via memepool)

Matthew Wheeler makes lenses from ice, and
uses them to start fires.

Oh, yeah, he also takes pictures with them.