Around the Web – 11/29/13

around the webIt’s a fools game
Standing in the cold rain
Feeling like a clown

– Bonnie Tyler

If you are here reading this, you must have survived the annual tramplings at some big box retail store. Nice work. If we have learned anything from War Games, it’s that the only way to win is to not play. Let’s get the news from around the web.

  • Let’s start with one to make you smile. What does it look like when a Chihuahua plays with a Bull Mastiff? Picture Yoda flipping around like crazy during one of those awful Star Wars movie. (Imgur)
  • 2013 is almost over. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest movie flops of the year. Some big name stars had some big time bombs. (Forbes)
  • You might need tissues for this one. You won’t believe what happened when this son asked for permission to take his Pearl Harbor survivor dad to visit the San Diego Naval Base one more time before he dies. (I Drive Warships)
  • Our site traffic was down from our normal daily traffic yesterday. You might think it was because it was Thanksgiving and everyone was spending time with their families and not getting on the internet. Not true. We know why. Whenever there is a holiday, most of you aren’t at work and we count on you being at work wasting time on the internet to visit us. Don’t believe me? Check out this article on just how much time employees waste at work. (Forbes)
  • I’m told that the internet loves cats. Ok. I’m here to please the masses. Here are 25 poor cats who’s owners are making them celebrate Thanksgiving. (The Chive)
  • I’ve never heard of Schieffer Bates and I would bet a year’s salary (I don’t have a job right now FYI) that you haven’t heard of him either. I think after this video of him goes viral it won’t be long before that changes. If you like voice impressions then this guy is going to blow you away. (Bro Bible)
  • 25 crazy products that you never knew existed. Remember someone who has money had to look at these ideas and say, “Brilliant! Let me sink my fortune in to that idea!” (Ned Hardy)
  • I love behind the scenes stuff. Here are 16 behind the scenes pictures of the classic Quentin Tarantino movie, Pulp Fiction. (Bad Sentinel)
  • If you could only pick one, what would it be? (Izismile)
  • This is the funniest thing I have seen in 2013. I laughed my ass off at this. The reaction at 2:00 had me in tears. (College Humor)

Arielle Reitsma

  • Hot actress of the day: Arielle Reitsma from How I Met Your Mother.