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For no reason other than it makes me laugh every time I watch it….

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And now, a backyard train layout.

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Also, this.

Here’s something in the “You learn something new every day!” Department: there is a Chinese reed instrument called the Sheng, which involves several upright pipes in a nifty kind of cross between an oboe and a calliope. Here a sheng … Continue reading

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And now, this.

I know you don’t think you need to watch a foul-mouthed Australian guy do a tutorial and how to make a burger with pineapple on it, but really, how good are you at assessing your needs, actually? That’s what I thought. Here’s … Continue reading

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Light posting continues….

…but I don’t want to post nothing at all, which is where CBS Sunday Morning‘s trove of show-closing nature segments comes in! Turns out there’s a ton of these on YouTube. I’ve chosen this one, pretty much at random. Share This … Continue reading

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“Rock City”

In my old hometown of Olean, NY, there is a small tourist attraction called “Rock City”. It’s a park at the top of one of the highest hills south of the city, where a region of gigantic rocks sits. I’m … Continue reading

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Tunnelin’

 When I was a kid and my mother’s family still lived in the Pittsburgh area, we would obviously go to visit on occasion, which meant a lot of driving through that city. If you’ve never been to Pittsburgh, it’s a … Continue reading

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Ladies and gentlemen….

 The Internet, for all its annoyances and horrors, is also a place of fun and wonderment, and it’s always nice to see a reminder of that. One example is a person on Twitter who has made it his job to … Continue reading

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The Strooping of the Waffles! (Or is it the Waffling of the Stroop?)

 So, like many others in this COVID hellscape, the search for entertainment of a more cheerful kind, to take our minds off the dystopian virus-afflicted nightmare world in which we live, has led us to The Great British Baking Show. … Continue reading

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Rabbit Holes

 A while back I shared a fascinating video of a guy doing his job, which I labeled “Competence Porn”. I found another such example the other day, and since this new guy’s videos are mostly shorter than that first one, … Continue reading

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