Category Archives: Humor / Just for fun

Casual Friday — crayons for all!

I was wracking my brain, trying to come up with a bit of video even vaguely holiday-related for you today — so here you go…

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Casual Friday — an early peek at the internet

A nostalgic look at the future from 1981 — a TV news report about reading the news on your very own computer!

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Casual Friday — cooking turkey with thermite

OK, this definitely falls in the “don’t try this at home” category — but for those of us in the U.S., you have to admit that the concept of cooking a Thanksgiving turkey in under thirty seconds has a certain appeal to it…

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Casual Friday — recursive Legos

In light of the recent loss of Benoit Mandelbrot, I thought I should bring you something appropriately recursive this Friday…

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Casual Friday — Walkman vs. Hoover

OK, no great scientific value in today’s video — just good, clean fun. From the folks that brought you Wallace & Gromit, it’s “Stuff vs. Stuff: Walkman vs. Hoover”…

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Sad but true…

SMBC on risk tolerance

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Casual Friday — not your everyday sort of ballet

I knew the Russians were big on ballet, but I never would have guessed the lengths they’ll go to in pursuit of the art form…

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Casual Friday — the Great American Horn Machine

The 4th of July’s coming up — so for those of you “in the neighborhood,” here’s a suitably technological way to celebrate…

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Casual Friday — best new use for an iPad

Sure hope he’s been declawed…

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Casual Friday — John Cleese on Extremism

This isn’t your typical “science” video, I suppose — although it’s a good (and funny!) explanation of the psychopathology behind extremism…

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