John Gordon Ross

A Man for All Reasons

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Whittle It a Little, It’ll Fit

Odds and sods I look at regularly, just because they amuse me. I hope they do the same for you. Incidentally, I found this page’s title on Greg Ross’s Futility Closet (it’s somewhere on this page) in a mini-article which also includes the delightful sentence in Icelandic: Barbara Ara bar Ara araba bara rabbabara. Ross points out that this, “besides being fun to say, is spelled with only three letters. It means “Barbara, daughter of Ari, brought only rhubarb to Ari the Arab.”

Fark.com RSS » Mick Jagger has bushes put all over his hotel balcony (May contain Sean Spicer or Knights that say NI) [Sappy]

Sunday 24 September 23:38:24 UTC 2017

Sappy [link] [65 comments] [Link]

Futility Closet » The Impossible Puzzle

Sunday 24 September 23:05:46 UTC 2017

Dutch mathematician Hans Freudenthal proposed this puzzle in 1969 — at first it appears impossible because so little information is given. X and Y are two different whole numbers greater than 1. Y is greater than X, and their sum is no greater than 100. S and P are two logicians; S knows the sum X + Y, and P … [Link]

Fark.com RSS » FEMA tweets out phone number for phone sex…which isn't the worst option [Fail]

Sunday 24 September 21:09:58 UTC 2017

Fail [link] [50 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Photoshop what this man is jumping over [Photoshop]

Sunday 24 September 20:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [43 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Nope. Nope. Face NOPE [Creepy]

Sunday 24 September 19:32:25 UTC 2017

Creepy [link] [92 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » The pumpkin spice obsession: Here comes the science [Strange]

Sunday 24 September 19:20:26 UTC 2017

Strange [link] [73 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Authorities shocked people would steal defibrillators from a shopping mall. Two men and one defibrillator have been charged [Dumbass]

Sunday 24 September 18:49:20 UTC 2017

Dumbass [link] [62 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » No. Just no [Weird]

Sunday 24 September 18:21:50 UTC 2017

Weird [link] [74 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Reset the clock [News]

Sunday 24 September 17:46:13 UTC 2017

News [link] [486 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Yes, the end times are here. But have you really thought about how to survive anything that isn't a zombie apocalypse? The NYT has [Silly]

Sunday 24 September 15:15:25 UTC 2017

Silly [link] [129 comments] [Link]

<title>Weird Universe » Karen Eland – Coffee Artist

Sunday 24 September 13:51:16 UTC 2017

Artist Karen Eland specializes in painting with coffee and beer. I think that the coffee painting came first, and she later diversified into beer.

It makes me wonder how many other drinks it's possible to paint with. Wine? Whiskey? Coke? Root Beer?

Her website: KarenElandArt.com

Mona Latte, 1998

The Drinker, 2011 [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Meanwhile, in Puerto Rico [Sad]

Sunday 24 September 13:45:14 UTC 2017

Sad [link] [219 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Steak and Snake [Scary]

Sunday 24 September 13:15:41 UTC 2017

Scary [link] [64 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Photoshop this lonely window [Photoshop]

Sunday 24 September 13:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [21 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » CSB Sunday Morning: Volunteering your skills [CSB]

Sunday 24 September 13:00:00 UTC 2017

CSB [link] [76 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Stoners like this are why marijuana users can't have nice things [Fail]

Sunday 24 September 12:24:41 UTC 2017

Fail [link] [163 comments] [Link]

<title>Weird Universe » LIARTOWN: THE FIRST FOUR YEARS

Sunday 24 September 11:21:00 UTC 2017

LIARTOWN Commercial from Feral House on Vimeo.

This is of course a "must-purchase" item for WU-vies.

[Link]

Fark.com RSS » Small, blighted town assembles a group of volunteers to clean up the city. Municipal union employees: "Not so fast" [Asinine]

Sunday 24 September 10:26:49 UTC 2017

Asinine [link] [191 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Lost Rubens found after 400 years, though I'm pretty sure 400-year-old sandwiches aren't good anymore [Obvious]

Sunday 24 September 9:03:58 UTC 2017

Obvious [link] [58 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Vandals draw massive penis on Humpty Dumpty in children's playground (not safe for work) [Amusing]

Sunday 24 September 8:20:58 UTC 2017

Amusing [link] [54 comments] [Link]

GraphJam » Tips for Tipping

Sunday 24 September 7:18:01 UTC 2017

bars best of week guide pizza delivery restaurant tipping - 6098980096 Graph by: (via Pleated Jeans) Tagged: bars , best of week , guide , pizza delivery , restaurant , tipping Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Chances of my smoke detector going off

Sunday 24 September 7:18:00 UTC 2017

chance cooking fire kitchen pancakes smoke detector - 1697116416 LoL by: CRPrankMonster Tagged: chance , cooking , fire , kitchen , pancakes , smoke detector Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Claim This Bed In The Name Of Estrogen

Sunday 24 September 7:17:59 UTC 2017

bed cover hog infographic married must not kill sleep - 3808799744 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: bed , cover hog , infographic , married , must not kill , sleep Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » You Could Say It's a Love-Rage Relationship

Sunday 24 September 7:17:57 UTC 2017

family hate homicide love rage venn diagram - 6595895040 Graph by: Hiken_no_Rex Tagged: family , hate , homicide , love , rage , venn diagram Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » What Happens If You Fail Summer School?

Sunday 24 September 7:17:55 UTC 2017

excuses homework lady gaga Pie Chart - 4987414016 Graph by: maryanne_lousianna Tagged: excuses , homework , lady gaga , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » The Tragedy of Post-Modern Living

Sunday 24 September 7:17:54 UTC 2017

modern living Pie Chart TV - 6458339072 Graph by: memeboob Tagged: modern living , Pie Chart , TV Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » My reaction to deaths in movies

Sunday 24 September 7:17:52 UTC 2017

character cry Death dogs favorite happy Line Graph movies normal person reaction - 2610622208 Graph by: Loltater Tagged: character , cry , Death , dogs , favorite , happy , Line Graph , movies , normal , person , reaction Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Don't You Dare Question the iPhone 5!

Sunday 24 September 7:17:51 UTC 2017

apple Bar Graph iphone 5 religious fanaticism - 6611157248 Submitted by: PetePete Tagged: apple , Bar Graph , iphone 5 , religious fanaticism Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Sci-Fi Movies

Sunday 24 September 7:17:50 UTC 2017

scifi Blade Runner venn diagram syfy - 7674933760 Graph by: penelopesdad Tagged: scifi , Blade Runner , venn diagram , syfy Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Chart of Correctness

Sunday 24 September 7:17:49 UTC 2017

right pun correct pie graph - 7662455552 Graph by: SpaceNerd27 Tagged: right , pun , correct , pie graph Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Memechart of Procrastination

Sunday 24 September 7:17:46 UTC 2017

assignments faces infographic internet meme school - 4699910656 Graph by: (via F Yeah Albuquerque) Tagged: assignments , faces , infographic , internet , meme , school Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Some People Just Want to Watch Their Skin Burn

Sunday 24 September 7:17:45 UTC 2017

Line Graph michael jackson patricia krentcil skin tanning mom - 6215862272 Graph by: Janichsan Tagged: Line Graph , michael jackson , patricia krentcil , skin , tanning mom Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » What if Social Media Presence Determined Who Won an Oscar?

Sunday 24 September 7:17:42 UTC 2017

academy awards infographic oscars - 7085601024 Don't forget to stop by ROFLrazzi this Sunday, February 24 starting at 5:30 p.m. PST for our exclusive live blog coverage of the 85th annual Academy Awards! It's gonna be a blast! Submitted by: (via The Drum) Tagged: academy awards , infographic , oscars Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Ginger Problems

Sunday 24 September 7:17:40 UTC 2017

hair ginger color Pie Chart - 7021226752 Graph by: SarrieJo Tagged: hair , ginger , color , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » We're So Misunderstood

Sunday 24 September 7:17:39 UTC 2017

outsiders popular kids school - 6575497728 Graph by: V0r0xr Tagged: outsiders , popular kids , school Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Laser Wenis

Sunday 24 September 7:17:38 UTC 2017

jaeger pacific rim naming weapons - 7672329984 What's yours? Graph by: (via The System) Tagged: jaeger , pacific rim , naming , weapons Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Items Bought at Christmas

Sunday 24 September 7:17:36 UTC 2017

christmas gifts holiday junk - 1473041152 LoL by: whop Tagged: christmas , gifts , holiday , junk Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Go Cry Emo Kid: Know Your Music!

Sunday 24 September 7:17:35 UTC 2017

best of week boy bands bvb metallica Music weird kid - 5830602752 If This Offends You, Go Cry About It Submitted by: CrypticDarkness Tagged: best of week , boy bands , bvb , metallica , Music , weird kid Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Chances my roommate will be in the room with 10 friends dressed like characters from Harry Potter while playing Dungeons and Dragons with the theme song from Final Fantasy playing in the background

Sunday 24 September 7:17:34 UTC 2017

dungeons and dragons final fantasy friends Harry Potter playing roommate Theme Song - 2175833856 Graph by: polarbear75 Tagged: dungeons and dragons , final fantasy , friends , Harry Potter , playing , roommate , Theme Song Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Why Choose One When You Can Be Both?

Sunday 24 September 7:17:33 UTC 2017

forever alone socially awkward penguin - 5712493824 Submitted by: The_Ron Tagged: forever alone , socially awkward penguin Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Replotted: The Green Slice Should Also Be Red

Sunday 24 September 7:17:30 UTC 2017

faptimes free time homework Pie Chart - 5362979072 Graph by: TheYeIIowDucK Tagged: faptimes , free time , homework , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » What's Taking So Long?

Sunday 24 September 7:17:29 UTC 2017

bathroom infographic men sex urination washing hands women - 4496944896 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: bathroom , infographic , men , sex , urination , washing hands , women Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Red Belt? Pfft, Is That Even a Thing?

Sunday 24 September 7:17:28 UTC 2017

Bar Graph martial arts success - 4661515520 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: Bar Graph , martial arts , success Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » When I Need to Buy Something

Sunday 24 September 7:17:27 UTC 2017

available buy forgetting money needs remember - 1747194112 LoL by: mitaltharin Tagged: available , buy , forgetting , money , needs , remember Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Exactly What I Do

Sunday 24 September 7:17:25 UTC 2017

laundry good idea floor - 7347823104 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: laundry , good idea , floor Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » I Expect Nothing Less From The Comments Below

Sunday 24 September 7:17:23 UTC 2017

C-C-C-COMBO comments flow chart grammar nazi self referential - 5528205056 Graph by: Steelsammy Tagged: C-C-C-COMBO , comments , flow chart , grammar nazi , self referential Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Bitten, But Not By the Acting Bug

Sunday 24 September 7:17:21 UTC 2017

actors bella swan bitten books cast movies twilight venn diagram - 4483855872 Graph by: WesWasHere Tagged: actors , bella swan , bitten , books , cast , movies , twilight , venn diagram Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Omegle Is for Pervs

Sunday 24 September 7:17:20 UTC 2017

fun bags grammar issues Omegle perv Pie Chart - 5911174400 Graph by: -Gidge Tagged: fun bags , grammar issues , Omegle , perv , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Watch the Popularity of Boy's Names in the US, Since 1960

Sunday 24 September 7:17:19 UTC 2017

baby names united states gifs map - 7876068608 In case you missed it last week, below is the gif map of Girls' name. Submitted by: (via Jezebel) Tagged: baby names , united states , gifs , map Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Now I Hate Everybody Even More

Sunday 24 September 7:17:18 UTC 2017

best of week exercises Pie Chart team team building teamwork - 5503844096 Graph by: PsychoSharkBait Tagged: best of week , exercises , Pie Chart , team , team building , teamwork Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Missed the Target Audience by Decades

Sunday 24 September 7:17:16 UTC 2017

best of week Bronies my little pony Pie Chart television - 5365974016 Graph by: CheezburgurMuncher Tagged: best of week , Bronies , my little pony , Pie Chart , television Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » TehEuthanizerBunnay Is Totally Legit

Sunday 24 September 7:17:13 UTC 2017

gamer online games Pie Chart usernames video games - 5070987776 Graph by: Lolcatsnthat Tagged: gamer , online games , Pie Chart , usernames , video games Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » The Pen15 Club

Sunday 24 September 7:17:12 UTC 2017

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Fark.com RSS » School has issue with stripper devil silhouette on girls t-shirts during picture day. Canadian outrage ensues [Asinine]

Sunday 24 September 6:56:57 UTC 2017

Asinine [link] [63 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Maple is the new pumpkin spice [PSA]

Sunday 24 September 4:57:57 UTC 2017

PSA [link] [96 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Just in time for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, conservative Catholic leaders are accusing the Pope of heresy. Subby didn't expect that [Ironic]

Sunday 24 September 3:55:50 UTC 2017

Ironic [link] [119 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Woman who was too cheap to pay for airport parking parks her car in front of a man's home before she goes on vacation. The man decides to wrap her car in thick cellophane [Amusing]

Sunday 24 September 2:22:25 UTC 2017

Amusing [link] [158 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » You say you're cutting things off between us? Well, then I'm cutting things off, too [Weeners]

Sunday 24 September 1:39:28 UTC 2017

Weeners [link] [42 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Trump's spirit animal is found in China [Strange]

Sunday 24 September 0:42:44 UTC 2017

Strange [link] [57 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » "So I was standing in the kitchen looking at a naked body hanging from my ceiling like, 'Oh gosh. This can't be happening.'" [Creepy]

Sunday 24 September 0:21:14 UTC 2017

Creepy [link] [75 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Photoshop this medical moment [Photoshop]

Sunday 24 September 0:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [18 comments] [Link]

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