Dale Price, author of the Dyspeptic Mutterings blog, has enriched my life in so many ways--with his snarky commentaries on, well, just about everything, including the Catholic Church, politics, and sports, not to mention the occasional photo post of his ridiculously cute kids--but never more so than when, as a public service to all humanity, he posted a link to this delicious bit of internet-based, time-wasting goodness: The Whack a Penguin Game!
Click the mouse once, and the yeti will assume the ready position, like a batter in the batter's box. The penguin will dive off the top the iceberg. Click the mouse again, and the yeti will take a swing. If you time it just right, the yeti will send the penguin flying, and the game will automatically record the distance and your highest score--in somewhat gruesome fashion, however. The sign comes down out of the sky and spears the poor penguin clean through.
After two days of trying, I've achieved a new personal best of 317.2. I've even included documentary evidence of this titanic achievement: