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Eliminating the last panel from any Peanuts cartoon plunges Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy and the whole gang into a pit of existentialist despair. Yeah, there's a website devoted to this.

“A Unicorn Is Here To See You”

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Yes, there is a whole website devoted to taking New Yorker cartoons, and replacing the captions with very literal captions. The site is called "The Monkeys You Ordered" Here's another one. "Sorry this piano doesn’t sound very good — it’s filled with water and dead fish."

Ain’t No Grave: The Johnny Cash Project

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The video for "Ain't No Grave", a cut from Johnny Cash's last album is pretty amazing, in part because everytime you see it, it's never the exact same video.  It's also amazing because you can contribute to it. The Johnny Cash Project is an Herculean effort to create a music video for that song from an huge number of drawings … Read More

Ricky Gervais Scares Elmo?

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This is one of the best things I've read on the Intertubes in a while. Basically, it is an article on a parenting website called Parentdish.  The author focuses on a Sesame Street skit in which Ricky Gervais appears at Elmo's bedside to sing him a lullaby. Read the article, watch the video, and then read the comments.  Here.

Finally, The Web Becomes Useful

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Only remember a few lyrics, but can't think of the song's name? Go to Lyricrat, type them in, and LyricRat will tell you the song. Or twitter the lyrics to @LyricRat on Twitter, and it will respond with the song title. It does pretty well even if you don't know the lyrics.  "Wrapped up like a douche, another rubber in the … Read More

Landlord Of The Flies

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It's rare that a blog is worth reading from start to finish, but this one is the exception.  Less than two months old, the blog Stranger Than Eviction, tells the account of one man's recent struggle with his landlord. It's a quick read, and an amusing one.  Start from the first post (at the end) and go forward.

Google Maps With Webcams

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A pretty cool new feature to Google Maps was added today. Go to Google Maps, click "More", and check "Webcams".  Now Google Maps will be embedded with live webcams. UPDATE:  Hmmm.  A few bugs perhaps.  For example, if you go to Google Maps and zoom in to the webcam just southeast of Louisville, Kentucky……

Peep Show

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These tend to pop up around Easter — re-enactments of movies, news events, etc. using marshmallow peeps.  Check them out.   Above: The Wreck of the Edmund Peepsgerald; Below: Peeps at a strip club  

How Much Cheeto Is In A Bag Of Cheetos?

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Cheeto bags are mostly filled with air. And Cheetos themselves are mostly air. So how much "cheeto" do you get in a bag of Cheetos? Some people with nothing better to do decided to find out. The short answer: Not much.  There are two cups of cheese-corn-whatever in an 8.5 ounce bag of Cheetos puffs.