Category Archives: Humor

Wicked Jump Rope Skillz

Supposedly this is part of the training if you want to become a firefighter in Shanghai. Or top dog in kindergarten.

And this is Hungary’s top rope-skipping team:

And this young woman is the Guinness World Record holder for fastest Double Dutch:

The Church of the SubGenius

The Church of the SubGenius is a parody religion that promotes slack, while in a meta-commentarial way, satirizes religion, conspiracy theories, UFOs, and popular culture. The church claims to have been founded in the 1950s by the “world’s greatest salesman J. R. “Bob” Dobbs. Bob Dobbs is depicted as a cartoon of a Ward Cleaver-like man smoking a pipe. Join the cult at SubGenius.com


How to Succeed with Brunettes

While the Vietnam War was raging, the U.S. military was coaching aspiring officers on “How to Succeed with Brunettes.” Imagine a Pentagon version of “Mad Men” without the sex.

It’s part of a stash of 2,700 films and videos received from the Pentagon’s Defense Visual Information Center and opens an entertaining, at times intentionally tongue-in-cheek, look at America in the mid-1960s.