The end of an Era

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Earlier this month something unbelievable happened, StumbleUpon closed down.  I didn’t know it was founded in 2002.  I started using it in 2005, or 2006 I think.  I can’t remember exactly, I’m pretty sure that I started using the site well before that blog post, but who knows. Endless hours, nay, days were spent stumbling … Continued

Sitting on a Beach

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…Earning 20% It is a sad day for much of the world today.  Hans Gruber, alias of Alan Rickman, has passed away at the young age of 69.  Mr. Rickman was widely known as a great character villain.  He got his start in film making with Die Hard, but unfortunately, is more widely know now … Continued

Google Reader to be Killed

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As of July 01, 2013 Google Reader will be no more.  This is some of the saddest news I have ever read on the internet.  Based on this Reddit thread, I am not alone in disappointment. Look at these stats: Damn impressive. Or, on second thought, pretty misleading.  Since the items I’ve clicked is a better … Continued

A Great Loss

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It’s with sad news that earlier this week the internet sensation Eduard Khil passed away. In case you don’t remember him, here’s a video reminder: You’re welcome. {Huffington Post}

For Great Justice

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Ziggy comics creator Tom Wilson passed away last week.  It’s sad, until you realize that for the past 24 years his son Tom Wilson Jr. has been writing the Ziggy comics that appear daily.  So in reality, it’s sad that the creator passed away, but there won’t not be Ziggy in the news paper tomorrow. … Continued

The Day The Infomercial Died

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Billy Mays is dead.  What a sad day in the infomercial world.  What a sad day for amateur inventors everywhere.  What a happy day for people with Ligyrophobia. In memory of Billy Mays, I am embedding all his best commercials.  You may have seen some of them, or all of them, hell you may have … Continued

End of an Aviation Icon

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The F-117 Night Hawk, the first true stealth aircraft was retired in April of this year.  Now it looks like the first one has met its end with a garpple-equipped Caterpillar: It looks like the operator had some fun.  How Ironic would it be if it was a Russian behind the wheel of that? I … Continued