Tag Archives: squick

Rat Zoo: Collect Pond Park – Downtown Manhattan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhK9wWJTRkA I thumb this up not for the video showing how rat-infested this NYC “park” is, but for the exasperation of the concerned (and disgusted) citizen filming it: “No drinking, no bicycling, no dogs, no skateboarding – you will disturb the rats.”

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Op-Ed Contributor – This Bedbug’s Life – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/08/opinion/08berenbaum.html?_r=1&src=me There have been a rash (ahem) of bedbug alerts in Toronto recently – one of the side effects of globalisation and inexpensive travel options, I suppose. I was swarmed in a hostel on my 2007 trip, and it’s an experience I don’t wish to recreate. Every time I read an article like this, I […]

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The Dead Fly Artwork Of Magnus Muhr

http://io9.com/5531140/the-dead-fly-artwork-of-magnus-muhr/gallery/ I don’t like this, I loooooooove this. There’s something very Far Side-ian about these little comics, though I may just be thinking of Gary Larson’s drosophilia-philia. (Couldn’t resist, sorry.)

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StumbleUpon.com: Discover the Best of the Web

http://fontanelle.stumbleupon.com/review/30892137/ Fontanelle again: She’s obsessing over an antiquated medical textbook listing of foreign objects found in women’s hoo-hoos. Personally, I found the inclusion (both definitions) of “compass” quite sweet: At least one Victorian lady’s lover was making a concerted effort to find the clitoris.

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The Beat Post

http://www.bentbay.dk/electric_fence.htm Jeebus, that is bloody horrible. I actually jumped at the second picture. That said, they are pretty cool when they aren’t able to swoosh around at will. And though the teeth thing looks scary, the writer would do best to note that they are facing backward. They wouldn’t be a threat to humans until […]

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Sheepshead – Florida eco travel guide

http://wildflorida.com/articles/Sheepshead.php?zip=33040&units=f As the baby boomers age, the Denturefish becomes increasingly threatened.

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SaveFerriss reviews – StumbleUpon

http://saveferris.stumbleupon.com/review/5014891/ SaveFerris Stumbled this squick-tacular link. They’re selling that CSI “game” at a grocery store near me, and I had the same reaction he did. Imagine the terror of a pre-teen kiddie who excitedly rips the giftwrap off their birthday present, only to find themselves face to face with a creepy skull? *shudder* And for […]

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Sheath Cleaning

http://jmatt.net/ElecEq/sheath.html Thanks* to DLAF for this brain-searing, ew-ew-ew-inducing article. Like Goatse, I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to wash this from my mind. So much for lunch! *not really

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