All posts for “humor”


Funny Computer Explanation from the 90s

Posted by: leelefever on April 25, 2013- 10:09am

Categories: history, humor, technology, tv


There is just something funny about the not-too-distant past, especially when it comes to explaining technology. Here the interestingly named (and still in the media) Kim Komando explains computers for a TV audience in a series called Komputer Kindergarten. The editing is choppy, but still fun to watch. Email readers can watch here. Via Gizmodo.

John Cleese Explains the Human Brain (Funny)

Posted by: leelefever on April 5, 2013- 2:37pm

Categories: Explanation, funny, humor, satire, video


Joe Hanson at shared this video and it made me laugh. A perfect satire of highly academic explanations.

Friday Funny: Highlights from Reddit's "ExplainLikeIAmA"

Posted by: leelefever on February 15, 2013- 10:54am

Categories: Explanation, friday, humor, reddit


In the past year or so, the website Reddit has become one of favorite places to visit on the Web because of its ability to find, highlight and discuss the most amazing and interesting things on the Web. Members or "Redditors" submit links and the community votes up the best content. From time-to-time a new “sub-reddit” (kind of like a discussion forum) appears around a very narrow theme that grabs attention. One that caught my eye (wouldn’t you know it) is about explanation. But this example... Continue Reading

It's That Time of Year: Zombies in Plain English

Posted by: leelefever on October 24, 2011- 10:07am

Categories: holiday, humor, safety, zombies


Please don't take the zombie threat lightly.  Protect your brain and learn how to kill the UNdead. Watch Zombies in Plain English: Happy Halloween from Common Craft!  

Explanatory Accident Slings

Posted by: leelefever on May 3, 2009- 5:00pm

Categories: Explanation, healthcare, humor


These slings by Bem Legaus are sure to start a conversation:         Via BoingBoing