The House Of Odd

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Amusing Take on the YouTube Unboxing Craze

July 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Behold the limited edition Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Toy Story unboxing video.

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How Much Caffeine is in Coffee and Soda?

August 15th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Every wonder how much caffeine is in coffee or soda? Well your ignorance has come to an end. Below is a list of the caffeine content, in milligrams, for the most common beverages.

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Coffee, Drip 115-175 milligrams
Coffee, Brewed 80-135
Coffee, Espresso (2 ounces) 100
Coffee, Instant 65-100
Coffee, Decaf, brewed 3-4
Coffee, Decaf, instant 2-3

Tea ( 8 ounce cup)

Tea, iced 47
Tea, brewed, imported brands (avg.) 60tea_cup.jpg
Tea, brewed, U.S. brands (avg.) 40
Tea, instant 30
Tea, green 15
Hot cocoa 14

Soda ( 12 ounces )

Red Bull (8.2 oz) 80.0
Jolt 71.2
Pepsi One 55.5
Mountain Dew 55.0
Mountain Dew Code Red 55.0
Diet Mountain Dew 55.0
Kick Citrus 54.0
Mellow Yellow 52.8cokecan.jpg
Surge 51.0
Tab 46.8
Diet Coke 45.6
Shasta Cola 44.4
Shasta Cherry Cola 44.4
Shasta Diet Cola 44.4
RC Cola 43.0
Diet RC 43.0
Dr. Pepper 41.0
Diet Dr. Pepper 41.0
Diet Sunkist Orange 41.0
Mr. Pibb 40.0
Sugar-Free Mr. Pibb 40.0
Red Flash 40.0
Sunkist Orange 40.0
Slim-Fast Cappuccino Delight Shake 40.0
Ruby Red 39.0
Storm 38.0
Big Red 38.0
Pepsi-Cola 37.5
Pepsi Twist 37.5
Diet Pepsi Jazz 37.5
Diet Pepsi 36.0
Wild Cherry Pepsi 38.0
Diet Wild Cherry Pepsi 36.0
Diet Pepsi Twist 36.0
Aspen 36.0
Coca-Cola Classic 34.0
Cherry Coke 34.0
Lemon Coke 34.0
Vanilla Coke 34.0
Diet Cherry Coke 34.0
Snapple Flavored Teas (Reg. or Diet) 31.5
Canada Dry Cola 30.0
A&W Creme Soda 29.0
Nestea Sweet Iced Tea 26.5
Nestea Unsweetened Iced Tea 26.0
Lipton Diet Green Tea with Citrus (16.9 oz) 23.0
Barq’s Root Beer 23.0
A&W Diet Creme Soda 22.0
Slim-Fast Chocolate Flavors 20.0
Lipton Brisk, All Varieties 9
Canada Dry Diet Cola 1.2

Caffeine Free Soda

Diet Rite Cola
Sprite
7-Up
Mug Root Beer
Diet Barq’s Root Beer
Sundrop Orange
Minute Maid Orange
A&W Root Beer
Slice
Sierra Mist
Fresca

*Sources - National Soft Drink Association, US Food and Drug Administration, Bunker and McWilliams, Pepsi, Slim-Fast.

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Keyboard Cat Ringtones mp3 and iPhone

July 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Someone over at Crack Up Boom has created a ringtone of the internet meme Keyboard Cat.

There is an mp3 version as well as an iPhone version. The iPhone version was tested and works swell. Now you can ‘Play him off’ anytime you feel like it.

Download links:

Keyboard Cat mp3 version

Keyboard Cat iPhone version

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So Just How Is Babby Formed?

February 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Yahoo Answers question
How is baby formed
How girl get pragnent

Best answer:
They need to do way instain mother> who kill thier babys. becuse these baby cant frigth back?

It was on the news this mroing a mother in ar who had kill her three kids. they are taking the tree babby back to new york too lady to rest my pary are with the father who lost his chrilden. I am truley sorry for you lots.

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Excellent Baby Care Tips Poster

January 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments

This amusing and incredibly useful poster provides a new mother 28 helpful tips on caring for baby.

Tips include: lifting baby, feeding baby, bonding with baby and introducing baby to pets.

Amusing Baby Care Tips

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Zimbabwe Releases 500 Million Dollar Note

December 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Zimbabwe’s central bank released on Friday December 12th a 500 billion dollar note. This half billion note was worth about 10 U.S. Dollars at the time of release.

Just the previous Thursday the Zimbabwe government released a 100 million dollar note at the time worth 14 U.S. Dollars. Now it is worth approximately 50 cents.

Just a few months back on July 30th 2008 the the Zimbabwe dollar was redenominated, ZW$ 10 billion would be worth ZW$ 1

Zimbabwe 500 Million Note

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Sheep Conspiracy Theorists

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Sometimes even sheep catch on…

Sheep Conspiracy Theorists

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Why You Never Should Trust The Media

November 14th, 2008 · No Comments

This is a stunning example of why one should never trust advice coming from the media.

This 10 minute clip is a compilation of Peter Schiff’s appearances on financial news programs in 2006 and 2007.

During this time Peter warned of a housing bust and sub-prime mortgage collapse. The hosts and other financial ‘experts’ ridicule Peter’s predictions.

As most know all of his predictions have come true. Never trust your television.

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What Does $700 Billion in Gold Look Like?

October 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

What would  700 billion ($700,000,000,000) look like in gold?

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  • It would fill 140 rooms like the one in the photo.
  • Or consist of a cube of sold gold 11.57 meters (37.9 feet) on each side.
  • It would weigh 29,872.3 tons (65,857,172 pounds).
  • ¬†The 700 billion dollar bailout will cost 20.6% of all the gold that was ever mined from the earth.

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How to take an iPhone screenshot

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Do you have a high score you’d like to save or show off to a friend? If you are running the 2.0 or higher version of the firiphone screenshotmware taking a screen shot of your iPhone is incredibly simple.

Just hold down the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button at the top of your phone at the same time. There will be a slight flashing of the screen. You should then hear the camera ‘click’ sound.

You can now view the screen shot in the ‘Camera Roll’ folder of the Photo application.

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