The internet is a less happy place these days - most of my funny people aren't in a mood to make jokes right now, and almost everything is politics. Perhaps understandable, but that's not the Grab Bag's thing, so we had to dig deep for this week's compilation of useless but mildly entertaining nonsense, and we even found something that might be useful to you - we'll get that out of the way first:
The New York Public Library Digital Collections
We're always on the lookout for good free images to use in our blogs, so it's great news that the New York Public Library recently enhanced access to all of the public domain items in its digital collections. There are over 180,000 images available for free download and use. Check it out:
The Rise of the Humans
Here's a fascinating brief video from the American Museum of Natural History on the rise of human population over time:
While not a knee-slapper, this short silly film made me smile, and smiles are good, right?
Here's the latest from David Malki at Wondermark.com. For some reason, this really resonates with me. How about you?
And finally, this is about all we could come up with this week from Weird Twitter:
If you want your dog to take a pill:
1. Get a piece of cheese
2. Eat the cheese for energy
3. Get ready to wrestle your dog
FYI, you don't have to be a waiter in order to go in a restaurant and wander from table to table asking people, "How's everything tasting"