Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls of all ages… Welcome to the Friday Five, where I examine my five favorites of the week! It’s been seven days since our last Friday Five, and oh how my favorites have changed! Let’s get right to it:
1. I Whip My Hair Back and Forth!
Since the world first read about Willow Smith’s kiddie porn video, Whip My Hair, on last week’s Friday Five, the hair whipping trend has exploded! I was in a store yesterday, and there were more people whipping their hair back and forth than people NOT whipping their hair back and forth. It’s becoming ridiculous, people! The kid from the Exorcist is whipping her hair, some seven year old kid is whipping his hair, and even the Muppets are whipping their hair! I’m even whipping my hair back and forth right now … and lemme tell you, it’s hard to type! And I have a headache!
2. The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia
From the people who brought you Jackass comes a movie about my family called, The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia! My father’s side of the family hails from beautiful West Virginia. I’ve never been to one of our family reunions — but maybe I would have gone if I had been told that it’s a land were people shake their boobs around, enjoy killing other people, shove ass-naked guys into doors, get arrested, and go on rampages! I’m so proud that my dad’s side of the family made a movie. And I can’t wait to get it from Netflix (you can even stream the movie right now!). Check out the trailer:
3. I Can Has History
I’ve never been a fan of LOL Cats. On the one hand, I love cats, but on the other, I just can’t take the bad spelling and grammar. Just ask Mikey — he is constantly yelling at me for stuffing as many commas as I can into his blog posts. But there’s something about this random I Can Has History chart that amuses the hell outa me. I’m not sure if it’s because David’s Ceiling Cat Gravatar has apparently spawned a whole line of Egyptian and Star Wars cats, or if it’s just the sheer size of the history tree that I’m digging … but something makes me love this. My favorites: Bread Cat, Bag Cat, Link the Kitten, Stonoga, Corncat, “Lolly Cat” & Mooncat.
4. Tube-Free Toilet Paper
“Kimberly-Clark estimates [that] 17 billion toilet paper tubes are produced each year in the U.S. When placed end-to-end, those tubes could stretch to the moon and back — twice. All and all, these cardboard toilet paper tubes account for 160 million pounds of landfill-bound trash.” So Kimberly-Clark (under their Scott brand) has created a tube-free toilet paper roll! I’m a big fan of anything that takes a step in the right direction towards a healthier, greener, less wasteful planet — and I think this is great news. They’ll be rolling it out (pun intended) their tube-free magic in select Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores, and then if it catches on, it will be available nationwide. Let’s just hope it doesn’t go the way of the Sun Chips environmentally-friendly decomposable bag…
Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. I’m pretty sure it’s the nerdiest outdoor activity that I can partake in … and it’s fun! Once I registered on the website, I was able to find that there are a bunch of local caches. Then on Thursday, I used my phone’s GPS to successfully locate 3 different caches. In every cache is a little log book where you write your name and the date of your visit. Sometimes there’s also some worthless junk that you can trade for worthless junk that you brought with you. It’s all sorts of fun! OMG I’m a Supernerd Extreme!
And that’s my Friday Five! Hair whipping, crazy West Virginians, Cat History, Tube-Free TP and Geocaching. Could there be a better Five? I don’t think so… but try to prove me wrong! What’s your Friday Five? Tell me all about it in the comments.
Oh, and a special note: It’s not too late to take your photo with the Rainbow Poo mask! Send us your photos and we’ll post them on Sunday!