SF Bay Area: Jane Morris' one person show workshop, September 13th @ the SF Improv Festival

If you've ever wanted to put on a one person show, and you're in or around San Francisco next weekend, Jane Morris' workshop is the one for you! Aside from being talented, intelligent, and one of the most delightful people to work with that you'll ever meet, she also helps folks put up amazing shows! Read the rest

Presidential hopeful Rick Perry still not sure how clocks work

Unlike clocks, Rick Perry is rarely right even once a day.

Bulldog likes going on the boat, but absolutely hates his life-vest

That thing where he slaps his fat belly on the floor in disgust. Read the rest

Watch: hypnotizing aerial timelapse videos

“Bird's-eye aerial timelapse cinematography.”

That Flintstone House in the San Francisco Bay Area is up for sale

If you've ever driven along Highway 280 in the San Francisco Bay Area, you've probably seen this home. Read the rest

Salmon splooges on President Obama's shoes

Awkward.

Raccoon tries to 'save' brother from refreshing swim in pool

Waylon the raccoon sure would feel a lot better if his brother Willie were back on dry land.

Eric the bird says he is a "fucking legend" and the dog is a "fucking cunt"

Eric the Bird calls the dog he lives with a " fucking cunt." This Corella is indeed a "fucking legend," as he declares himself in the video below. Read the rest

Underwater robot seeks out starfish and kills them with poison injection

Infestations of crown-of-thorns sea stars destroy coral reefs, so researchers at Queensland University of Technology developed an autonomous robot sub that recognizes starfish and then kills them with a poison injection. Read the rest

Attach your phone to a tripod with this simply and sturdy adapter

I use my phone to shoot how-to videos and this smartphone tripod adapter is just what I need. It has two standard ¼ inch x 20 tripod mounting holes (one for a tripod and another for a dashcam mount). The clamp opens to fit almost any phone (even my iPhone 6 plus) and is spring loaded to grip the phone. Considering how useful it is, it's a bargain at $(removed)

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Kentucky county clerk jailed until she does her job, or quits it

A court has issued a harsh (if eminently Republican) response to the problem posed by Kim Davis.

Guatemala's President resigns amid corruption probe, faces prison for “criminal conspiracy”

The former Army general has resigned to face charges that he led a massive customs fraud racket. He is prohibited from leaving the country, Attorney General Thelma Aldana told reporters.

Old Sierra adventure games transformed into lovely glitch screens

Behold the familiar forests, beaches and old houses you used to wander transformed into oddly beautiful glitches, or maybe just the face of a woman you once knew, but whose name you can't remember, half-dissolved by time.

What does English sound like to Italians? Listen to this 1972 pop song

Italian singer Adriano Celentano's "Prisencolinensinainciusol" hit the #1 pop song spot on the Italian charts in 1972. The lyrics consist of gibberish designed to sound like English. My brain tries to extract meaning from the nonsense words even though it knows there's nothing there. It's also a great song!

Italian singer Adriano Celentano wrote the song to mimic the way he thought American English sounded. “Ever since I started singing, I was very influenced by American music and everything Americans did,” said Celentano during a 2012 interview with All Things Considered. “I thought that I would write a song which would only have as its theme the inability to communicate. And to do this, I had to write a song where the lyrics didn’t mean anything.”

Related: How English sounds to non-English speakers

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Car cassette slot mistaken for iPhone dock, and also the real deal

A "young driver" reportedly stopped in a car dealership service department "complaining that the iPhone dock in his (old) vehicle isn't working and its scratching his phone..." Read the rest

The Kentucky clerk who is denying same-sex couples marriage licenses has been married 4 times

Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, who is denying same-sex couples marriage licenses in defiance of the US Supreme Court has been married four times. According to U.S. News and World Report, Davis "gave birth to twins five months after divorcing her first husband. They were fathered by her third husband but adopted by her second. Davis worked at the clerk's office at the time of each divorce and has since remarried."

“To issue a marriage license which conflicts with God’s definition of marriage, with my name affixed to the certificate, would violate my conscience,” she said, reports the New York Times. “I have no animosity toward anyone and harbor no ill will. To me this has never been a gay or lesbian issue. It is about marriage and God’s word.”

Davis doesn't have a problem ignoring God's word when it comes to her personal and professional life, though. Jake Flanagin of QZ cites a few Bible passages that Davis seems to think do not apply to her:

“A woman is bound to her husband as long as he lives.” – Corinthians 7:39

“I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness, causes her to become an adulteress, and anyone who marries the divorced woman commits adultery.” – Matthew 5:31-32

“You shall not commit adultery." – Exodus 20:14

“Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Read the rest

Japan pulls Olympics logo under accusations of design plagiarism

"Let's put a red dot here and call it a day." [via] Read the rest

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