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Sunday Funny: Banana Peels and Hazardous Cats

September 28, 2014

four cats August 2014 50 percent

Have you heard of the Ig Nobel Prize? It is a competition, “For achievements that first make people LAUGH then make them THINK” and the 24th ceremony to honor the 2014 winners was held recently at Harvard.

Winners from two categories are worth mentioning: The Physics Prize and the Public Heath Prize. Just so you don’t lose the scope of science involved, I’ve pasted the descriptions. Enjoy!!

“PHYSICS PRIZE [JAPAN]: Kiyoshi Mabuchi, Kensei Tanaka, Daichi Uchijima and Rina Sakai, for measuring the amount of friction between a shoe and a banana skin, and between a banana skin and the floor, when a person steps on a banana skin that’s on the floor.

PUBLIC HEALTH PRIZE [CZECH REPUBLIC, JAPAN, USA, INDIA]: Jaroslav Flegr, Jan Havlíček and Jitka Hanušova-Lindova, and to David Hanauer, Naren Ramakrishnan, Lisa Seyfried, for investigating whether it is mentally hazardous for a human being to own a cat.”

See all the categories and winners here…

OMG, if I knew science could have been this much fun…perhaps these scientists have secrets that are more telling than their experiments?

But wait, I own a cat, well, four, and hubs is a scientist. Hmmm?!

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Sunday Funny: Medical Facts

September 22, 2014

Medical Student Chortles from Carrie Rubin

We’ve heard of misplaced modifiers, dangling participles and other mad grammar mistakes. But what happens when these are recorded in medical files? Hilarity becomes permanent.
“The baby was delivered, the cord clamped and cut, and handed to the pediatrician, who breathed and cried immediately.”
“The patient lives at home with his mother, father, and pet turtle, who is presently enrolled in day care three times a week.”
“Patient was released to outpatient department without dressing.”

And the best one, “The patient left the hospital feeling much better except for her original complaints.”

More from Doctors Lounge

Ever wonder the best way to bring a “sample” in to the doctor’s office? Check out Carrie Rubin’s Medical Student Chortles post and you’ll discover the best container, hint it burps, the best underwear not to wear, and another reason not to pick your nose! Ready, set, roll on the floor laughing…

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Top Twos-Day: The Big ONE

September 17, 2014

Sunscribe August 13 2013 pen nib i2 1

After a month-long break from Top Twos-Day, I’m back. Still analyzing and balancing time with tasks. But one thing’s for sure, the clock’s hands move forward!
And speaking of ahead, we at Sunscribe are excited to announce a way for you to participate in a unique prospect as we grow: help us secure a $150,000 grant from Chase.
Now before you reach for your wallet to verify we haven’t lifted it, let me give you the quick and dirty. Just a VOTE. That’s all we need.
You click on the link below, and voila! Up pops a voting button.
We applied for this grant because we see this opportunity to secure funding without debt for our traditional publishing model.
If you’re not familiar with Sunscribe, mosey on over to our website, here. But please find your way back to our Chase page and VOTE. You can only cast one ballot. Yes, only one!

Fine or not so fine print: Facebook users log in first. If you don’t have a FB account, unfortunately, you can’t vote. But hey, why not use this opportunity to open a facebook account?

Here’s the link, go ahead, mouse over it, and press. Let us know you support us as we partner with writers.

vote for sunscribe
Shameless plug brought to you by Roxie Hanna, publisher of Sunscribe.
Miss a previous Top Twos-Day? Read on…

Sunday Funny: Extinct?

September 15, 2014

BC Comic BooksAfter a month hiatus, Sunday Funny is Baaaack!


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Sunday Funny: Missed the call!

August 12, 2014


chasing tales tails! ;)

Many thanks to Views and Mews by Coffee Kat for her recent inspirational post…

And for introducing me to Dave Coverly’s site. OMGosh, hang out there for a few minutes and you’ll join me ROFL!

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Top Twos-Day: Creative Energy!

August 5, 2014

Snag the latest inspiring news, inSCRIBE! Here’s a teaser:

Louise Hay quote

Do you have a toolbox in your closet? Garage? Shed? Is it your go-to project assistant without a flashy attitude or price tag of DIY TV shows? My toolbox is a catch all of stash stored for any project in every room around the house: picture-hanging, Duct-tape wielding, Velcro-sticking potpourri. :)

Writers are no different. Our invisible toolbox often has a collection of words, phrases, guides, books; everything that will assist us as we take on a project. But what else is tucked into that DIY kit? Criticism, rejection slips? Wishful thinking? Read more from Sunscribe’s August newsletter: inSCRIBE…

Short and sweet this week, I hope this video encourages you to step outside of your comfort zone and reach for your creative outlet!

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Sunday Funny: Weird Al’s Word Crimes – R U Guilty?

July 28, 2014


The Grammar Police have nothing on Weird Al…he’s watching ya through “Blurred Lines”!  :)

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