Jim makes some outrageous pancakes.
Soon, he'll teach you how to make pancakes just like he does.
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Neil Shurley explains that there are at least 11 Ways to Live Like Doctor Who:
Smile. Before the new series, the image most folks had of Doctor Who was the smiling man with the floppy hat and long scarf. And for good reason. This was a Doctor who disarmed folks with his good cheer. He confounds foes by offering them candy. He’s charming and brilliant and, for many people, he still is The Doctor.
The best April Fools joke I pulled was last year. I bought a small jar of mayo, emptied it out and washed it, then filled it with pudding. At a friend's house that evening, I casually pulled it out of my purse and started eating it.
Received as an intraoffice chain email…
HOW TO START A FIGHT
One year, I decided to buy my mother-in-law a cemetery plot as a Christmas gift. The next year, I didn't buy her a gift. When she asked me why, I replied, "Well, you still haven't used the gift I bought you last year!" And that's how the fight started…
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My wife and I were watching Who Wants To Be A Millionaire while we were in bed. I turned to her and said, 'Do you want to fool around?' 'No,' she answered. I then said, 'Is that your final answer?' She didn't even look at me this time, simply saying, 'Yes…' So I said, "Then I'd like to phone a friend." And that's when the fight started…
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I took my wife to a restaurant. The waiter, for some reason, took my order first. "I'll have the rump steak, rare, please." He said, "Aren't you worried about the mad cow?" "Nah, she can order for herself." And that's when the fight started…Read the rest of this entry »
The world is just nuts… so sit back and laugh.
(via Crooks and Liars)
James Galea performs his signature trick, 673 King Street…
(via Erich Vieth)
This is extra crispy cool: DriveThruRPG, an online store that provides hundreds of role-playing games for download in digital form, is offering a coupon worth over $1400 for a $20 donation to Doctors Without Borders. The package includes the game Serenity, based on the popular Firefly TV series. If you enjoy RPGs, you should go and donate now.
(via Boing Boing)
"'Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python' is a free e-Book that teaches you how to program in the Python programming language. Each chapter gives you the complete source code for a new game, and then teaches the programming concepts from the example. 'Invent with Python' was written to be understandable by kids as young as 10 to 12 years old, although it is great for anyone of any age who has never programmed before."
(via Make: Online)