Visit the Cellar!

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: bright folks talking about everything. The Cellar is the original coffeeshop with no coffee and no shop. Founded in 1990, The Cellar is one of the oldest communities on the net. Join us at the table if you like!

 
What's IotD?

The interesting, amazing, or mind-boggling images of our days.

IotD Stuff

ARCHIVES - over 13 years of IotD!
About IotD
RSS2
XML

Permalink Latest Image

Oct 20th, 2017: Fake News

Recent Images

Oct 19th, 2017: Copycat
Oct 18th, 2017: Lollypops
Oct 17th, 2017: Queen Tarzi
Oct 16th, 2017: Cook Pines
Oct 15th, 2017: Station Dog (Jim Dog)
Oct 14th, 2017: Doughnut Girls & Donut Dollies
Oct 13th(Friday), 2017: Internment Camps

The CELLAR Tip Mug
Some folks who have noticed IotD

Neatorama
Worth1000
Mental Floss
Boing Boing
Switched
W3streams
GruntDoc's Blog
No Quarters
Making Light
darrenbarefoot.com
GromBlog
b3ta
Church of the Whale Penis
UniqueDaily.com
Sailor Coruscant
Projectionist

Link to us and we will try to find you after many months!

Common image haunts

Astro Pic of the Day
Earth Sci Pic of the Day
We Make Money Not Art
Spluch
ochevidec.net
Strange New Products
Geisha Asobi Blog
Cute animals blog (in Russian)
20minutos.es
Yahoo Most Emailed

Please avoid copyrighted images (or get permission) when posting!

Advertising

Philadelphia Pawn Shop
The best real estate agent in Montgomery County
The best T.38 Fax provider
Epps Beverages and Beer, Limerick, PA
Sal's Pizza, Elkins Park
Burholme Auto Body, Philadelphia
Coles Tobacco, Pottstown
ERM Auto Service, Glenside
Glenside Collision
Moorehead Catering, Trappe
Salon 153, Bala
Dominicks Auto Body, Phoenixville

   Undertoad  Friday Mar 7 01:45 PM

3/7/2003: Mini bull!



Happy Friday to Sperlock for suggesting this for a Friday image. It's from this Miniature Bull web site.

And no, it's not photoshopping this time -- I'm nearly certain!

Not far from where I grew up there was a miniature horse farm. I mentioned this before but one of my science teachers used the mini horses as an example in a class. He was teaching us genetics, and pointed out that while a lot of people focus on genetic mutation as where evolution gets kicked off, we really have a lot of genetic variation built into us right now.

And enough genetic variation in bulls and horses that, if you really wanted to, you could produce tiny ones in a few generations.




dave  Friday Mar 7 02:07 PM

Linky linky brokey brokey.



Undertoad  Friday Mar 7 02:17 PM

fixed



xoxoxoBruce  Friday Mar 7 09:34 PM

Since these things aren't good for anything except pets, I wonder if it's a plot by the carpet industry.



elSicomoro  Friday Mar 7 09:48 PM

Or seat cover makers



Nothing But Net  Friday Mar 7 10:05 PM

Small venue cow plop bingo



Sperlock  Friday Mar 7 10:13 PM

Interestingly enough there is a place I drive by coming home from work that supposedly sells miniature horses. Haven't seen any of them, however.

I seem to be in a strange enough mood tonight, wanting to tell this very bad joke:

What do you call a sleeping bull?

A bull dozer.

I haven't even taken my medication yet.



Akhasha  Friday Mar 7 10:49 PM

Small Livestock

Animals this size are more efficient for small farms, they are far from useless. They don't take as long to mature and harvesting one should render a few weeks worth of meat to throw in the freezer. Being smaller also means their hooves will do less soil damage. They are advocated for use in permaculture
The downside is a karmic/ethical one - it means snuffing out more mammalian sentience for a given amount of meat. Not that this bothers many people...



wolf  Saturday Mar 8 02:10 AM

These bitty-bulls have many uses.

Midget Rodeo just got a lot more viable.

The excitement and joys of livestock farming are now available to people in apartments or with small backyards.

They are also perfect for cheesesteaks. One bull, one roll, one steak.

Also, talk about your niche market ... miniature cow milk. Guaranteed not to contain any bovine growth hormone.

moo.



jaguar  Saturday Mar 8 02:21 AM

Quote:
Midget Rodeo just got a lot more viable.
You've been watching too much jackass


elSicomoro  Saturday Mar 8 02:30 AM

...and they were called mini-moos...



elSicomoro  Saturday Mar 8 02:31 AM

Quote:
Originally posted by wolf
Midget Rodeo just got a lot more viable.
The Big Dwarf Rodeo


wolf  Saturday Mar 8 02:34 AM

Quote:
Originally posted by jaguar

You've been watching too much jackass
I've never seen jackass. I'm out of the demographic. I'm not allowed.

Being Australian, jag, you probably don't know that once you turn 30 in america they take MTV off your cable system. It's replaced at that point by VH1.

When you hit 40, VH1 goes, and you have Lifetime and The Food Network.


Nothing But Net  Saturday Mar 8 02:42 AM

Big Dwarf Rodeo, and Cow Plop Bingo, for that matter, would be excellent names for rock bands!

How about the Cellar Orchestra?

Does anyone play? I'm OK with a harmonica and my vocal cords are Rod Stewartish (due to 30 years of smoking)

With today technology we don't even have to be together. This could be interesting.

Anyone have sound mix software?



elSicomoro  Saturday Mar 8 04:05 AM

Quote:
Originally posted by Nothing But Net
Big Dwarf Rodeo, and Cow Plop Bingo, for that matter, would be excellent names for rock bands!
"Big Dwarf Rodeo" is actually the name of a Reverend Horton Heat song, from his first album.

I don't do well on instruments, but I do sing/scream/yell/croon/whatever. I still have my mic and Gorilla amp somewhere around here.


Nothing But Net  Saturday Mar 8 04:16 AM

OK, we go with Cow Plop Bingo. I fucking love that name!

Who's going to lay down the bass tracks?



helen  Saturday Mar 8 10:37 AM

Smallest recorded horse was a stallion named Little Pumpkin. He was 14 in high and weighed 20 lbs.......1975

With a name like Little Pumpkin I figure he was more like a house pet. Perhaps he plowed the kitty litter box.



xoxoxoBruce  Saturday Mar 8 10:50 AM

I stand by useless as the proper description. Look at the website and see the ages of the animals pictured. They don't mature faster. Hooves don't damage the earth. They damage lawns and golf courses which are not natural.



Cam  Saturday Mar 8 02:55 PM

There useless except in terms of entertainment value. Too small to give you enough meat, they're bulls so there meat isn't any good anyways.



wolf  Sunday Mar 9 02:51 AM

Unless they are stamping them out in some factory, there have to be minicows too ...

And if you kill 'em before their balls drop, the meat tastes better.



xoxoxoBruce  Sunday Mar 9 06:08 AM

If you butcher them before their balls drop they'll be veal. If you
(shudder) clip them you'll get mini-beef. I guess they'd be exempt from leash laws. Maybe poop scoopin' too.....Hmmmm.



CodeBlue40  Sunday Mar 9 07:59 PM

Cool. I've been looking for a new belt.



Your reply here?

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: a bunch of interesting folks talking about everything. Add your two cents to IotD by joining the Cellar.