The Only Deceased Jockey to Ever Win a Race
mentalflossr: In 1923, stable hand Frank Hayes somehow convinced one of the owners to let him ride at Belmont Park. To everyone’s amazement, he and the horse, Sweet Kiss, won. Unfortunately, Hayes didn’t live to see it. He died mid-ride from a heart attack, though his body somehow stayed upright through the finish. [by Rob Lammle]
Zymurgy's 2011 List of the Best Beers in America →
Mother Funkin' Chicken
gocookyourself: 3 Chicken Breasts / Smoked Paprika / Ground Cumin / Ground Coriander / Paprika / Salt / Pepper SLICE chicken into strips, stay on the scene LAY out on a clean board, like a sex machine SPRINKLE over a teaspoon of cumin, coriander, paprika, smoked paprika ROLL chicken in spices to make sure it’s covered, get up SEASON with plenty of salt and pepper, get on up GLUG some oil...
California tells online retailers to start... →
latimes: Beginning Friday, Amazon.com and other large out-of-state retailers will be required to collect sales taxes on purchases that their California customers make online. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Even South America is cooler than CA →
Sao Paolo judge allows gay marriage
mentalflossr: An early name for ping-pong was “wiff-waff.”
Newsflash: North Korea sucks →
Uncle Phil Was Shredder
mentalflossr: The voice of Shredder in the old Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon was James Avery, better known as Uncle Phil from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Uncle Phil has actually displayed his booming voice in quite a few animated shows, including voicing the late Junkyard Dog in Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n’ Wrestling. (In that cartoon, Brad Garrett played Hulk Hogan.)
When you're at a restaurant and you see your food...
Then you realize it’s for the table next to you…