Spotting Stray Shopping Carts

Plow Crush CardEverybody needs a hobby and here’s a great one no matter where you live.

The Stray Shopping Cart Project website has a complete guide to spotting and properly identifying all kinds of shopping carts including discerning a true stray from a false stray.

If you get serious about stray shopping carts you can take this great new hobby with you with their printed field guide The Stray Shopping Carts of Eastern North America: A Guide to Field Identification.

Having grown up in Maine B 10, the Plow Crush (shown on right) is one of my favorites.

Want to tell someone exactly how you feel? Send them a lame-o-gram from!

George W. Bush is Lame

With clever use of wildcard DNS and probably a nice Apache rewrite rule lets you add any subdomain to their URL and will render a simple, yet clear message customized for the appropriate party.

Go ahead, try it. All you have to do is go to They provide the insults and the music.

Thanks to Don Burleson for sending this on to me.

Update: As noted in a comment below, this site doesn’t seem to be working right now. It’s a shame really…

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Three Funny Commercials

Here’s a few funny commercials to lighten up your Friday afternoon.

Don’t we all just long for the good old (free) days of

Thanks to Donald Burleson for sending the second one on to me.

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Pug Bowling

Pug + Toy Bowling Pins + Hardwood Floor + Can of Pledge = Fun

Carla points out this great video of pug bowling. It starts off a bit slow; in fact you can skip the first 40 seconds.

Perhaps the funniest part is the end which explains that Samson (the pug in question) learned that if he knocks over all the pins he gets a treat. He now knocks them over as soon as they’re set up.

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