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 » Photoshop Theme: This Year's Hit Christmas Album [Photoshop]

Sunday 10 December 21:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [33 comments] [Link]

Futility Closet » To Each His Own

Sunday 10 December 20:02:03 UTC 2017

Image: Wikimedia Commons Taiwan’s Modern Toilet restaurant is so popular that it’s expanding into China and other parts of Asia. Patrons sit on acrylic toilets around glass-topped sinks to eat food from miniature toilet bowls and drink from plastic urinals. The desserts include “diarrhea with dried droppings” (chocolate), “bloody poop” (strawberry), and “green dysentery” (kiwi). Owner Wang Zi-wei began by selling … [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Six containers of fentanyl, *five golden rings* , four knives, 3 guns, two sets of handcuffs, a facemask and a wooden club. It's Christmas in Baltimore [Scary]

Sunday 10 December 19:19:34 UTC 2017

Scary [link] [40 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » The article that delivers on the "Why hipsters want Mexican Coke" question brings up interesting points concerning trade wars, dead turtles, French magazines [Interesting]

Sunday 10 December 18:06:21 UTC 2017

Interesting [link] [183 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Old and busted: Home-schooled kids not getting enough interaction to function in society. The new hotness: Home-schooled kids not getting enough nutrition to function at all [Sad]

Sunday 10 December 16:09:08 UTC 2017

Sad [link] [295 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » City butts head with couple who say they must be allowed to have their emotional support goats [Strange]

Sunday 10 December 15:49:58 UTC 2017

Strange [link] [95 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Heartless thieves steal a Cincinnati child's wheelchair, but fortunately people are donating like gangbusters to replace it. Seriously, Ohio, what the hell is wrong with you? Tag is for the Samaritans [Hero]

Sunday 10 December 15:34:56 UTC 2017

Hero [link] [68 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » If you think the wildfires in southern California are bad now, just wait until next year. And the year after that. And the year after that. And the year after that. And the year after that [Scary]

Sunday 10 December 14:53:01 UTC 2017

Scary [link] [99 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Old and traditional: A joyous holly Christmas wreath to bring in the season. New for this year: A Cannabis Christmas wreath you can smoke or eat later to chill out [Spiffy]

Sunday 10 December 14:15:28 UTC 2017

Spiffy [link] [49 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Photoshop these B-52s [Photoshop]

Sunday 10 December 14:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [24 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » CSB Sunday Morning: Getting stuck [CSB]

Sunday 10 December 14:00:00 UTC 2017

CSB [link] [91 comments] [Link]

<title>Weird Universe » D.N.R. Tattoo

Sunday 10 December 13:30:33 UTC 2017

From the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Oct 2012, 27(10): 1383-1383:

A 59-year-old man with diabetes mellitus, peripheral vascular disease, hypertension and dyslipidemia was admitted to the hospital for a below-the-knee amputation due to chronic non-healing wounds of his lower extremity. Physical examination revealed a “D.N.R.” tattoo on his chest (Fig. 1). Upon reviewing his code status, he indicated that … [Link]

Fark.com RSS » A disabled woman is suing the police after she was accidentally locked in a station when officers forgot she was there. A police station with no police? Sounds a bit fishy to me [Strange]

Sunday 10 December 13:15:25 UTC 2017

Strange [link] [40 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » The front of the U.S. embassy in Beirut is not where you want to be right now [News]

Sunday 10 December 12:46:21 UTC 2017

News [link] [282 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Conservation photographer wants to raise awareness about how microfibers pollute the world's water so he creates a series of the most terrifying pictures ever of innocent little children playing in laundry rooms [Scary]

Sunday 10 December 12:30:27 UTC 2017

Scary [link] [46 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » There be whales, Captain [Spiffy]

Sunday 10 December 11:47:27 UTC 2017

Spiffy [link] [33 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Father of a 6-year-old Sandy Hook victim is bringing a unique lawsuit against the makers of the deadly AR-15 assault rifle [Followup]

Sunday 10 December 11:01:28 UTC 2017

Followup [link] [504 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Fisherman jumps into ocean, frees huge sea turtle caught in fishing lines. Even Florida has heroes [Florida]

Sunday 10 December 10:58:28 UTC 2017

Florida [link] [14 comments] [Link]

<title>Weird Universe » The Rain People

Sunday 10 December 10:23:00 UTC 2017

Based on the scene below, one suspects that this early Francis Ford Coppola movie has not aged well due to its 1960s preoccupations and stylings.

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GraphJam » Doorless Bathroom of Doom

Sunday 10 December 9:55:10 UTC 2017

bathroom doors killing murder Pie Chart The Sims video games - 4555182080 Graph by: madameziggy Tagged: bathroom , doors , killing , murder , Pie Chart , The Sims , video games Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » I Prefer This Food Pyramid

Sunday 10 December 9:55:08 UTC 2017

pizza eating food pyramid - 7017363456 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: pizza , eating , food pyramid Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » I Didn't Think Anyone Could Even Like Math!

Sunday 10 December 9:55:05 UTC 2017

How People View Me math teacher Pie Chart teacher - 5326958336 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: How People View Me , math teacher , Pie Chart , teacher Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Sheldon's T-Shirts

Sunday 10 December 9:55:01 UTC 2017

super heroes Sheldon Cooper big band theory TV shirts infographic - 6815783168 Source: Fibers Graph by: (via Cool Infographics) Tagged: super heroes , Sheldon Cooper , big band theory , TV , shirts , infographic Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Pretty True for the Organ, Too

Sunday 10 December 9:54:58 UTC 2017

colon emoticons grammar organ Pie Chart - 5252773376 Graph by: ConejovampirO Tagged: colon , emoticons , grammar , organ , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » But Which Is It?!

Sunday 10 December 9:54:56 UTC 2017

cancel dating hard to get not interested Pie Chart - 5229993472 Dating is hard! Graph by: Unknown Tagged: cancel , dating , hard to get , not interested , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » I Just Wanted an Even, Summery Glow

Sunday 10 December 9:54:54 UTC 2017

burn expectations reality tan - 4917779968 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: burn , expectations , reality , tan Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Why Feeding Kids is Hard

Sunday 10 December 9:54:49 UTC 2017

feeding your kid kids parents toddlers venn diagram - 6374478592 Graph by: David Coveney (via David Coveney) Tagged: feeding your kid , kids , parents , toddlers , venn diagram Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam »  I Wanted to Mop the Floor Anyway

Sunday 10 December 9:54:47 UTC 2017

annoying Bar Graph fridge ice cubes - 4659922432 I'll just wait for the ice to melt, and then use my socks. Graph by: Oneill5491 Tagged: annoying , Bar Graph , fridge , ice cubes Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Evolution of the Horned Helmet

Sunday 10 December 9:54:42 UTC 2017

dovakiin evolution helmets Skyrim viking - 5445116416 Submitted by: AliPness Tagged: dovakiin , evolution , helmets , Skyrim , viking Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » You're Not Suppose to Level at the End of the Game!

Sunday 10 December 9:54:41 UTC 2017

Pokémon leveling up video games - 7307216128 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: Pokémon , leveling up , video games Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Job Not Found

Sunday 10 December 9:54:39 UTC 2017

venn diagrams 404 graphs funny job hunting - 7460111104 Graph by: debjoy1 Tagged: venn diagrams , 404 , graphs , funny , job hunting Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Where my cat decides to lay down

Sunday 10 December 9:54:38 UTC 2017

alone Area bag Bar Graph before behind bite cars cat clothes clothing crap deep dogs down grass jeans lay legs package post path people Pie Chart shorts tree venn diagram walk without - 3055259648 Graph by: surillo Tagged: alone , Area , bag , Bar Graph , before , behind , bite , cars , cat , clothes , clothing , crap , deep , dogs , down , grass , jeans , lay , legs , package post , path , people , Pie Chart , shorts , tree , venn diagram , … [Link]

GraphJam » If Johnny Has Anything to Do With It…

Sunday 10 December 9:54:36 UTC 2017

baby Movie in the corner dirty dancing Pie Chart - 6837840128 Graph by: (via Bite) Tagged: baby , Movie , in the corner , dirty dancing , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » "Extreme" Mountain Dew Drinkers by Demographic

Sunday 10 December 9:54:35 UTC 2017

demographic drinks extreme geeks mountain dew players pros skateboarding skydivers soda sports web world of warcraft WoW - 2909968640 Graph by: djxealot Tagged: demographic , drinks , extreme , geeks , mountain dew , players , pros , skateboarding , skydivers , soda , sports , web , world of warcraft , WoW Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » So Why Is It Called TLC Again?

Sunday 10 December 9:54:33 UTC 2017

cake educational explosions Pie Chart reality tv television tlc - 6449032704 Graph by: Unknown Tagged: cake , educational , explosions , Pie Chart , reality tv , television , tlc Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Flow Chart? You Mean Nope Chart.

Sunday 10 December 9:54:32 UTC 2017

flow chart Grumpy Cat - 7897994496 Submitted by: Unknown Tagged: flow chart , Grumpy Cat Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » How Often Do You See Someone Carrying a Carpet?

Sunday 10 December 9:54:30 UTC 2017

bod carpet cleaning moving murder paranoia Pie Chart - 4767110912 Graph by: nataliemilo Tagged: bod , carpet , cleaning , moving , murder , paranoia , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Why Are Those Characters Doing That to Each Other?

Sunday 10 December 9:54:29 UTC 2017

Fan Art deviantart Pie Chart - 7017069568 Graph by: strangelilvampyr Tagged: Fan Art , deviantart , Pie Chart Share on Facebook [Link]

GraphJam » Classic: Here's What You Need to Know About SOPA and PIPA, Seeing as You Can't Look It Up on Wikipedia

Sunday 10 December 9:54:24 UTC 2017

infographic interwebs PIPA SOPA us Wikipedia Blackout - 5710181888 Graph by: (via americancensorship.org/) Tagged: infographic , interwebs , PIPA , SOPA , us , Wikipedia Blackout Share on Facebook [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Judge blocks destruction of endangered pine rockland forest outside of Everglades National Park because do we really need another farkin' Walmart? [Florida]

Sunday 10 December 9:39:32 UTC 2017

Florida [link] [22 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » A dad pens a brilliant letter to his daughter's school asking why they were still living in 1968 after she was sent for a makeover with the other girls while the boys got a field trip to a hardware store [Cool]

Sunday 10 December 8:27:27 UTC 2017

Cool [link] [98 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » A very long twitter thread on True Pundit, and how it was the nexus of the right wing misinformation campaign against Hillary Clinton. And why Comey reopened the investigation on the eve of the election [News]

Sunday 10 December 8:00:27 UTC 2017

News [link] [135 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » 3.9624th dismembered meter washes up on British Columbia shore [Weird]

Sunday 10 December 7:58:27 UTC 2017

Weird [link] [39 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Synagogue attacked with Swiss petrol bombs. Wait, how do you add a bunch of small utility blades and tweezers to a petrol bomb….? (possible nsfw content on page) [Sad]

Sunday 10 December 7:28:27 UTC 2017

Sad [link] [38 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » "Millennial" is new "N-word." Millennial, please [Strange]

Sunday 10 December 3:05:34 UTC 2017

Strange [link] [246 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » How did white people rise to global dominance in the 1700s? Po-tay-toes [Interesting]

Sunday 10 December 1:17:34 UTC 2017

Interesting [link] [162 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » Harness your inner rattle can and add your own graffiti to this wonderfully blank wall [Photoshop]

Sunday 10 December 1:00:01 UTC 2017

Photoshop [link] [40 comments] [Link]

Fark.com RSS » New Jersey attempt at world's largest snowball fight cancelled. Wait, because of what? You gotta be farkin' kiddin' me [Facepalm]

Sunday 10 December 0:04:52 UTC 2017

Facepalm [link] [48 comments] [Link]

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