Saturday, June 04, 2005

Of Chocolate and Electricity

Here are a couple of interesting links that I discovered whilst surfing...

The Candy Bar Wrapper Collection is a collection of 439 candy bar wrappers going back to the 1970's. Thank goodness there is a wrapper of my favorite candy bar.

Yes, the one and only Idaho Spud which is actually made in Idaho. But not with potatos. Some other candies that I loved as a kid were...




and who could forget about this one...


Yes, the Seven Up Bar with seven different milk chocolate fillings...Cherry (ick), Coconut (so-so), Caramel (Mmmm), Fudge (yummy), Brazil Nut (yum), Jelly (**shudder**) and Maple (my favorite).

Now that our chocolate craving has been taken care of, we can move on to the Portrait Illustration Maker. I love messing around here and making all sorts of avatars or icons which can be quite amusing. Such as...


Or

Next up is a site which I thought was hilarious and almost put it up on my blog. It is the current terror alert level as determined by the Homeland Security Council shown which cute little Sesame Street characters such as Bert and Ernie.

Terror Alert Level

As you can see, right now we are at yellow alert. Maybe it was just my warped sense of humor but I thought this was cute yet terrifying at the same time. But why is innocent little Elmo the red alert character? Hmm....must have been that irritating noise he made when tickled....

So this brings a close to our journey for today. I hope Sam's readers have enjoyed this post even though it doesn't contain any earth-shattering information or life-changing words of wisdom. In order to remedy this situation, I will leave you with these wise words...

"Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking." ~ Dave Barry

Peace.

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