Grandpa Witmer's Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Mixer

I recently started using Grandpa Witmer's Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Mixer to mix peanut butter quickly and without a mess. Read the rest

Wreck this journal

There was just no way I could walk by this without picking it up, and there was no way I could pick it up without buying it. Oh my goodness. Read the rest

Fun web-based drum machine

The HTML 5 Drum Machine is simple enough not to need instructions. You can record and download your patterns, too. Read the rest

Suspicious people, American Airlines edition

Covertly snapped last night at the AA baggage office in Memphis, after they lost my luggage: Read the rest

Transparency, New Jersey style

Efrem writes, "The Jersey Journal is doing some good work during Sunshine Week, trying to publish the pay information of every public employee in the county. The results have been hilariously depressing. To whit:" Read the rest

Living slow-motion in a regular-speed world

“Leonard (Martin Starr - "Freaks and Geeks", "Silicon Valley") exists in slow motion but lives in a regular speed world.”

Why every new Apple MacBook that comes out needs a different goddamn charger

“Why? Because Fuck You, that's why.” Read the rest

Stunning image of Earth seen from ISS during total solar eclipse 2015

NASA's beautiful photograph taken by Expedition 12 crew members on board the International Space Station, observing Earth during a total eclipse of the Sun. Read the rest

Dead City by JJ Zep

JJ Zep's Dead City is just the fresh twist on the zombie genre I was looking for. Read the rest

Old-school trolling: 10 classic prank calls to public access live TV hosts

Exalt in the delicious rudeness. Read the rest

How to fix the global economic meltdown

“Just repeat after me: ‘I am I am I am the resurrection and life of my finances and the US economy.” Read the rest

Bulldog appears to answer owner with thoughtful yes and no replies

I can't tell what's going on in this compilation, but the dog sure is cute. Read the rest

Pastor says sign comparing gays to Satan "did not mean to offend"

Following complaints, the Knoxville Baptist Tabernacle Church in Tennessee has taken down a sign that read, "Remember Satan was the first to demand equal rights." Read the rest

Husky tempter tantrum

His owner says they go to the dog park everyday, and he still complains each time they have to leave. I love the other dogs barking at him to get over it. Read the rest

Average American Female mannequin vs. Average American Female

Photography: Victoria Janashvili. Read the rest

What are your chances of going to prison?

"Back in 1979, African-American men who dropped out of high school had about a 15 percent chance of ending up in prison by age 30-35. These days, it’s nearly 70 percent." [via] Read the rest

Homeopathy for my motorcycle

I have always been told you can't fix anything with those automotive solutions-in-a-can. Perhaps unsurprisingly, I poured some fuel injector cleaner in my carbureted motorcycle and things got a lot better.

My 40 year old BMW always runs better when the carbs are clean. The worst thing you can do with that bike is let it sit with fuel in the carbs, which of course I had been doing. Slowly the bike was losing power. I was getting close to cleaning them in an ultrasonic bath, when on a whim I decided to try a can of BG 44k in my motorcycle. Naturally, I consulted internet forums for the recommendation.

I let the float bowls run dry and then I added the whole can to my 6 gallon tank and then filled up at my regular gas station. The bike started right up and ran normally. I went about my day. Around 40 miles later, as I was returning home, holding around 35 mph, I suddenly felt the bike surge and then continue to run smoother and stronger. It felt like something had distinctly changed.

The bike has continued to run with slightly improved power, much like it does after I've cleaned the carburetors! Perhaps I have. In the case of fuel injector or carburetor cleaning, it seems a safe bet that you can run a solvent through the fuel system that'll help remove the varnish and goop that blocks jets and injectors. That these cleaners may also, perhaps, burn off some carbon deposits in the combustion chamber seems well proven on youtube. Read the rest

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