Category Archives: Fun

Well, at least a bird didn’t poop in your mouth– oh, wait…

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Why is Hello Kitty flipping me off?

Take a look at this Hello Kitty stress test; seriously, doesn’t it kind of stress you out that the kitty is giving me the bird? Jeesh. Via Hello Kitty Hell. Tweet

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Finally, I discover the purpose of the Internet

The SpongeBob Squarepants Wiki, which I stumbled across while trying to write up an assignment on wikis for a grad class. Perhaps I’ll include this one…. Tweet

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“May your Luau be fragrant and filled with Unicorns”

Eeriely, this holiday greeting generated from the fun Worktank Holiday-o-matic seemed like an event I would really enjoy. Via Alex Halavais’ blog. Tweet

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Snow-globe Envy

I haven’t bought a lot of snow-globes lately, though I did get one for Christmas from Will, one that is also a game that challenges you to get a golf ball into a hole. Cute. But if I was in … Continue reading

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After X-Mas in Florida

Normally, Christmas is an “every other year” thing with different sets of parents: one year we go to Iowa, the next year we go to Florida. But because of the way the holiday fell this year, because we decided to … Continue reading

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Snow day sledding

Today was a snow day for pretty much every school in Southeast Michigan following the biggest snowstorm we’ve had around here in a number of years. Frankly, I thought the snow day thing was very unnecessary, at least in Ypsilanti. … Continue reading

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Don’t fear the robots

A work colleague of mine sent this to me, but it seems more “unofficial” territory than something for the academic blog. So here it is: Tweet

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The Brick Testament

I have seen this before, maybe even linked to this before, but I thought I’d link to it again: The Brick Statement, which is a site that depicts Bible stories with Legos, apparently quite earnestly. For all your religious Lego … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving roadtrop thoughts, the South Carolina edition

We’re in Columbia, SC to see family on the Wannamaker side of things. A few thoughts this morning: As you can see from the photo above, this hotel is a bit nicer than the place we stayed on the way … Continue reading

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