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tags: cartoon, easter, humor I know this cartoon is as old as I am so you’ve all seen it a hundred times already, but it never fails to make me laugh, so I am sharing it with you anyway.

Armeen von Schokoladenhasen

tags: Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Armeen von Schokoladenhasen, easter, springtime, holidays, photography Armeen von Schokoladenhasen. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 24 March 2010 [larger view] Easter is coming, and vast armies of chocolate bunnies are massing in the grocery stores, waiting to invade your homes and waistlines.

How to Wrap a Cat for Christmas

tags: How to Wrap a Cat for Christmas, holidays, christmas, funny, weird, silly, cats, pets, streaming video This silly and amusing video is a little late for christmas, but it’s still the holiday season, more or less (especially considering the mountains of snow that people in much of the Northern Hemisphere are dealing with right…

Jingle Farts

tags: Jingle Farts, Holidays, humor, funny, silly, streaming video Here’s a silly holiday greeting and song especially for all my readers who appreciate such things.

As you know, I recently married a British nutter and relocated to Germany, where I assume we both will remain for a significant period of time. Like most newlyweds, we wish to start our own traditions for the holidays, but since our possessions have not arrived yet, we are living in a nearly empty flat.

tags: peer-reviewed paper, psychology, gift wrapping, wrapping paper, behavior, holidays, holidaze Besides bright lights, my favorite thing about the holidays is wrapping gifts. I love covering a boxed gift with colored papers (or even with plain brown paper bags), I get tremendous satisfaction from folding the paper so it makes precise corners and then I…

tags: safety tips, holidays, christmas, hanukkah, kwanzaa, new year’s day, pets, birds, parrots Elektra. My pet Female Solomon Islands Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus solomonensis, April 2008. Image: GrrlScientist 2008 [larger view]. This message was emailed to me, and I am posting it here as a public service. With the Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah and the New…

What Are You Doing Today?

Today is Labor Day in the United States. This holiday is designed to honor those of us who are lucky enough to have employment — you know, a job that actually pays a living wage. Today, we honor work by … not working. Most people in America view Labor Day weekend as the last weekend…

tags: easter bunny, easter bunny is dead, holidaze, holidays Image: Orphaned [larger view]. On the way to the subway today, I photographed this tragic accident. This must be the reason I didn’t get any Easter candy this year! I am bummed!

tags: Jesus Christ, The Life of Brian, easter, humor, satire, religion, holidays, holidaze, streaming video This streaming video is from the British series Not the nine o’clock news. It comments on the controversy created by the Biblical story about Jesus Christ and how it is really a cheap rip-off of Monty Python’s popular film, The…