« McKinnon: Santorum May be "Dangerous," But you are Vile
Updated and Bumped
| Main | CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up to 77.9 Years »
August 19, 2009

Overnight Open Thread (Mætenloch)

Good morning ONT! We're now into Day 2 of the kitten-free zone. Genghis is on vacation and is responding well at the Ludovico spa and soon he'll be a model moronic citizen. So tonight in his honor let's make this a happy-fun place once again.

And here are a few items that you may enjoy:

Item #1: Here's Your Gosh Darned Flying Car
I think it was a few nights ago that one of you was lamenting that you never got the flying car future that you were promised back when you were a kid. Well I think the Mizar back in the 70's might have been it. It was economical, practical, and actually worked. However it had at least two fatal flaws: one is immediately apparent from the photo (especially if you read last night's ONT) - the other you have to read the article to find out about.

So why didn't it catch on? Well let's just say that the inventors suffered the same fate as the Illinois Nazis in the Blues Brothers. As an engineer-type allow me to point out that it's never been a best practice to put your entire engineering team in the prototype. Well at least not if you ever want to go into production.

Item #2: The 30 Weirdest Shoes in the World
Okay this is for the moronettes. Most of these are horrendous, but a few might qualify as stompy boots. And is it seriously wrong if you think the hoof heels are a little hawt? If so just forget that I asked...for uh, a friend. Yeah, 'cause I do things like that for my friends.


Tonight's post brought to you by lunchtime:

startreklunchbreak.jpg

Notice: Posted by permission of AceCorp LLC. Please e-mail overnight open thread tips to maetenloch at gmail. Otherwise send tips to Ace.

digg this
posted by xgenghisx at 10:55 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Acme Explosives [/i]: "[i]if your calories are two low, your body will ad ..."

ace: ">>> Pull ups baby. Makes your lats explode, bu ..."

Northernlurker : "Flexibility and joint health have become very impo ..."

Al Gore's Turgid Chakra: "The government spent more time spying on contribut ..."

Meremortal, no proseccutions, no peace!: " "Pretty tough for us gals to get swole. I'm just ..."

Hairyback Guy: "Pull ups baby. Makes your lats explode, builds ..."

Mrs. Peel : "I have actually been skipping my physical workouts ..."

Brave Sir Robin: "Well, I f'd that up. [/b] ..."

Official University Certified Political Scientist: " I've also been saying that. The Alabama election ..."

ace: ">>>I've been on pretty damn low calorie diet (1/3r ..."

Cat Ass Trophy: "Biggest endorsement of the tax bill yet? Michael B ..."

Brave Sir Robin: "I'm not 100% sure what all you're trying to [b]gai ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64