Can competitive-eating champion Takeru Kobayashi beat a tiny hamster in a hot-dog-eating contest???
Fireworks look even more awesome filmed from a drone (if you get bored, skip to 2:53, 3:10 and 3:45)
“If the 2000 NBA Draft is any indication, a single bad draft can barely put a dent in the league, let alone kill it. So that is why, year after year, I’m feeding the NBA the same draft class file. Nothing but short, talentless weaklings, for years. And years. And years, until they are all that’s left. This is how the NBA you love was destroyed.”
This link is old, but a links post really needs more than one link, and it’s never too late for baby meerkats.
In anticipation of our stay in Paris, here are some tips for French travellers in America that can be inverted to create tips for American travellers in France.
It’s time for round 2 of Guess the Book from the Library of Congress Subjects! I got 11 again.
Listen to a dot matrix printer play Eye of the Tiger.
We may be on our way to Snoopy World today, so here’s a fun Peanuts/Jaws mash-up.
This ode to two-lane highways is lovely.
My favourite lolcat genre involves invisible props, so I enjoyed this compilation of cats who should be competing in the winter Olympics, despite their invisible equipment.
If you haven’t read The Hunger Games, Battle Royale, Divergent etc, catch up on all your dystopian YA reading in one post.
Another quality offering from The Toast: erotic NYT crossword fanfic (SFW).
If the first you heard of the doge meme was the story about how dogecoins helped get the Jamaican bobsled team to Sochi, here’s a handy guide on how to speak doge.
Also from The Toast, sad news for insomniacs.
The secret life of a closed captioner is surprisingly entertaining.
Is this video of a pack of wolves interrupting a traffic stop in Russia still fun when it’s really just a viral marketing effort? If only I hadn’t googled for the embeddable youtube version and had the illusion spoiled… You may as well skip to 0:43 or so if you still want to see it.