Oct 22 2012

Headline Of The Day — Sunscreen Recall

Via Strollerderby at Babble.com:

Upside: Banana Boat sunscreen will help you achieve a deep brown color.

Downside: Banana Boat sunscreen might make you catch fire.

The “catch fire” part requires contact with an open flame. Still. It’s not a desirable outcome when one uses sunscreen.

More from Strollerderby:

In the past year, five people have been burned after using Banana Boat. According to the company, the problem is believed to stem from the spray valve, which somehow results in the lotion taking longer to dry, thereby increasing the risk of flammability.

“If a consumer comes into contact with a flame or spark prior to complete drying of the product on the skin, there is a potential for the product to ignite,” the company said in a statement.

So it’s not quite Spontaneous Human Combustion. But check the recall anyway.

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Banana Boat Has Recalled Some UltraMist Products | Strollerderby.

Aug 23 2011

Baby Gear Pronunciation Guide [Tips]

You know that baby gear you use every day? The stuff your wife/significant other cares about and you don’t? You may be pronouncing the names wrong. So today’s DaddyTip is a Baby Gear Pronunciation Guide, courtesy of Babble.com. Read more »

Jul 28 2009

Five Year Old Sings Folsom Prison Blues


I discovered Johnny Cash somewhat late in my life. Not that my life is over, mind you. But I only started sampling the Man in Black around the time that he came out with his brilliant cover of the Nine Inch Nails song “Hurt.”

This kid, however, appears to have been exposed to Cash much earlier. Like five years old. Not only is he familiar with the music, he can sing Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues.”

Do we really believe the little guy when he sings, “I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die”? No. But that’s OK. As Hannah points out over at Strollerderby, “After you check out little Wesley singing the Folsom Prison Blues at a coffee shop in Seattle, I think you’ll agree that this is far too awesome to be inappropriate.”

Here’s Cash doing the song himself. Watch both videos, then give me 500 words comparing and contrasting the two styles.

Strollerderby via Buzzfeed

Apr 05 2009

Reading is Fundamental – Cocaine And Stuff

Wherein we get our link on and show you some stuff to read. Other than this site. But you knew that. Read more »

Jul 07 2008

Reading is fundamental

Here’s what my allergy-filled eyeballs are looking at today:
* Thanks to Think Mama Think for linking to my Strollerderby post about Orgasmic Birth, specifically the video featuring men and women getting realllly excited during delivery.
* Wired tells us why we laugh (me, it’s because I’m watching old George Carlin videos.)
* If I ever get famous, I’ll be very happy I’m an only child.
* Ah, guys. (Originally found on Yahoo Shine.)

May 28 2008

Now that Cat Stevens is taken care of, let’s get Rachel Ray

Um, really?

Rachel Ray, Terrorist?

And from the comments:

EG said:

I really like how it was “popularized” by Yasser Arafat. Yes, ever since he starting dating that girl from “The Hills” he’s been quite a trend-setter.

May 15 2008

Girl Eats Twin

(via Strollerderby)

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