Today in Coolness

First, a WWII ace who once flew his plane through the Eiffel Tower in pursuit of a Nazi fighter has gone to his eternal reward. Eternal light to you through Christ our Lord and nice flying, ace! Thanks for helping to slay that monstrous regime. Second, science guys levitate stuff with sound. [Read more...]

Behold the Porkinator!

I salute the culinary Edison who promises to make Christmas festive with ingenious devices. [Read more...]

For all your Church Year Needs

…check out ChurchYear.net. They offer a lot of great information and resources from an orthodox Catholic perspective. A couple of brothers run it. They both have degrees and one teaches at a Catholic school. [Read more...]

When you get two emails both titled “Shameless Self Promotion” from Two People…

…who don’t know each other, and you like them both, what do you do? Offer a twofer, of course! First, the lovely and excellent Erin Manning writes: Last fall you were immensely kind enough to help me spread the word that my first-ever children’s science fiction book, The Telmaj, was available for sale. May I [Read More...]

Chuck Norris doesn’t drink champagne…

He drinks *real* pain! This is fantastic: Also, gotta love the Hamlet quote. [Read more...]

This is cool

I’ve always had an interest in regional dialects and accents. Mass media has had a dulling effect on these, but they still are present and always add charm to American speech: For the record, I say “pop”. Also, there is no “R” in “Washington”. On the other hand, “Portland, Oregon” is actually pronounced, “See-AT-l iz [Read More...]

The Imaginative Conservative on Tintin

I like the Imaginative Conservative. Unlike the Thing that Used to be Conservatism, it is not only imaginative, it actually conserves something. Here it is, on Tintin as the True European. [Read more...]

Behold the Livermore, California Fire Department Light Bulb Web Cam!

That’s not just any light bulb. That’s a light bulb that has been in use for 112 years. [Read more...]

Awesome Parents…

…have fun with their kids–and dinosaurs!  Somehow this seem particularly appropriate for the Feast of St. Nicholas. [Read more...]

Catholic Projects to be Proud Of

Check ‘em out here! [Read more...]


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