Monthly Archives: April 2012

It Never Hurts to Review, No Matter How Well You Know the Material

…and hey, Baratunde’s a funny guy.


To incur this level of wrath even after your death takes some doing.

Read These Signs Carefully!

People don’t read instructions carefully when they’re sober, never mind when they’re at a pub. I’m sure these signs are a constant source of awkwardness (for the victims) and amusement (for the audience) at whatever bar they’re at.

A Clever Chair Design

I like this idea: a notch cut into the armrest of this wooden chair to hold your wine glass.

It’s a Shopping Bag! It’s a Helmet! It’s Both!

Here’s a Japanese invention: a reinforced reusable shopping bag that you can put on your head and use as a helmet in case of an earthquake. It’s both an interesting idea and borderline chindogu.

Toronto Tumblr Meetup – Friday, April 27th, 8 p.m. at Sin & Redemption

I thought I’d help get the word out: Rayanne and Nicole are holding a Toronto Tumblr meetup tomorrow night at 8:00 p.m. until whenever at Sin & Redemption. “Come for the excellent beer selection, stay for the hilarious internet nerdiness,” Nicole says. I don’t have a Tumblr — the Accordion Guy blog has been serving […]

Game of Thrones and the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

I didn’t come up with the idea for this graphic, which seems to have originated on this page at The Nest. I just spruced it up, re-did the text using the Game of Thrones (or, as Anitra and I like to call it, Boobs and Beheadings) typeface, Trajan Pro, and here you have it. Share […]