Category Archives: Eye Catchers

A Little Blood Won’t Deter The Bushliburton Administration

(Cross posted at Out Of Iraq Bloggers Caucus.)

Condoleeza Rice is confronted by Desiree Farooz inside the hearing room for the House Foreign Affairs Committee today in this photo by AP photographer Charles Dharapak.  Rice seems unmoved by the demonstration, which seems to be par for the course for the Bushliburton administration.  No matter how much […]

Self Defense: Geek Style

Those ever clever geeks have come up with a do-it-yourself stun gun:

Homemade Stun Gun Under $10 - video powered by Metacafe
This seems to be a product of the fertile mind of Sean over at Geek With Laptop.  Staff here at BFD figures Sean must be the life of the party when he brings his gadgets.  […]

Beware The Neglected Jelly

Beware the lowly jellied candy, neglect or disregard of its exalted status can be hazardous.  Jellied candies are to be preserved in a place of honor, always.  After honor, and prior to putrescence, jellied candies are to be consumed by the human energy production system with appreciative gusto, followed by sufficient gratitude.
Don’t believe this?  Then take […]

Border Patrol Develops New Program For Quick Deportation Of Undocumented Aliens

As reported by Reuters, the ever resourceful officers of the U.S. Border Patrol have developed a highly efficient, new process for expediting the deportation and return of illegal Mexican aliens to their home country.  The process is highly cost efficient, as it is completely automatic, without any need to assign any Border Patrol officers or contracted […]

Wiff-Dra Fr-Um Eye-Rak

Why President Bush Refuses To Withdraw From Iraq; Just A Matter Of Phonetics
As reported by ABC News, on-air, and on their web site in an article titled “Bush’s UN Speech Full of Fone-eh-tick Pronunciations for World Leaders“.
But this year, a glimpse of how the President sees his speeches was accidentally placed on the UN website […]

The World’s Oldest Blogger: She Can Teach Us About Blogging & Life

Olive, born October 20, 1899.
Her blog is titled The Life Of Riley.  Her name is Olive, she is 107 years old and she lives and blogs from Australia.  Some have claimed that while she does not do the actual typing input for her blog that she is not a real blogger.  People who believe that are […]

Quote Of The Day: On Intellect

*A.A. Milne:
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
Think about it.

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Just Another Sunny Day In Lotusland

Can’t a guy just enjoy a quiet walk with his pet?
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Short Items: The Perils Of Transportation

Reuters is reporting:
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese biker failed to notice his leg had been severed below the knee when he hit a safety barrier, and rode on for more than a mile, leaving a friend to pick up the missing limb.
TALLINN (Reuters) - An Estonian man who was caught driving a car even though […]

Quote Of The Day: On Politics

Ernest Benn:
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.
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Across The Pond Department: Doctor Quinn Party Woman

Apparently those English actor blokes really know how to throw a party. It was reported in the Evening Standard that Jane Seymour, known to American TV viewers for her starring role as Dr. Michaela Quinn, in the 1993-1998 series “Doctor Quinn Medicine Woman” is being hauled in to court for being too much of a party animal:
The 56-year-old […]

Underwear = Knowledge

If It Weren’t For 13th Century Townies, We Would All Be Ignorant & Unhygienic

As reported in The Guardian by Martin Wainright we have the development and adoption of drawers, or if you like, knickers or underwear in the 13th century as possibly the single, defining event, that lead to world literacy.  As reported by Wainright, […]

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