The Real Grant Martin

On the hill the stuff was laced with kerosene
But yours was kitchen clean
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motorhome

10th Anniversary of Baltimore’s First Flash Mob

On this week in 2003, Baltimore experienced one of the first—if not THE first—of its flash mobs. It was held during the 10th anniversary of Otakon at Baltimore’s Convention Center, had a Strongbad theme, and was organized by a then 15-year-old daughter who shall remain nameless because I didn’t check with her before posting this.

theatlantic:

What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon

It’s not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist’s thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth’s relative size.

See more. [Images: Ron Miller]

This I love.

thefuzzydave:

Hi, I’m Troy McClure

"Don’t let the name fool you, Jimmy. It’s not really a floor. It’s more of a steel grating that allows material to sluice through.”

dsdascola:

nprfreshair:

Neil Patrick Harris is getting excellent reviews for his opening number at the Tony Awards Sunday night. It’s definitely “bigger.” What do you think? 

Here’s a link to his interview on Fresh Air a little while back. 

This guy. This is why the Tony Awards had their highest-ever ratings. This is brilliant.

Reblogged specifically for whizkidliz.

thefuzzydave:

The worst way to be killed.

thefuzzydave:

The worst way to be killed.

theatlantic:

Astronauts Snag Dramatic Photographs of Alaska’s Erupting Volcano

Images of volcanoes from space are often kind of dull. These, we assure you, are not.

See more. [Images: NASA]

newyorker:

In January, 2013, photographers Magda Biernat and Ian Webster began a yearlong journey from Antarctica to Alaska. Here, The Photo Booth provides pictures from their Brazilian leg: http://nyr.kr/129bvnV

Reblogging mainly so my sister, Gail, will see this.

newyorker:

In January, 2013, photographers Magda Biernat and Ian Webster began a yearlong journey from Antarctica to Alaska. Here, The Photo Booth provides pictures from their Brazilian leg: http://nyr.kr/129bvnV

Reblogging mainly so my sister, Gail, will see this.