Tie Knot of the Day – The Novotny Knot

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And here’s how to tie it:

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Bag of Randomness

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Bunch O Balloons: 100 Water Balloons in Less Than 1 Minute

Children everywhere are rejoicing.  Actually, parents with sore fingers trying to tie those dang things are rejoicing.

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Tie Knot of the Day – The Linwood Taurus

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And here’s how to tie it:

Hat-tip - Alex Krasny - @lexKrasny

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Bag of Randomness

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  • Robert Newhouse was a little before my time but I do recall my dad coming home to pick up my brother to meet him at the Ben E. Keith warehouse in Mineral Wells.  My brother was just amazed the size of his Super Bowl ring and that he actually got to hold it and try it on.  I’m not sure why Dad didn’t take me, maybe I was too little.
  • I always got a kick out of Ben E. Keith because my brother’s name is Ben, my dad’s middle name began with an “E”, and of course my name is Keith.  As a kid, I wanted to make that some kind of special connection of ownership.
  • Jason Garrett said he’s not going to have conditioning tests in training camp.  The season is over before it even got started.
  • It was quite touching for the Dutch to return the remains of the plane crash victims with military honors since they died in a war zone.
  • The Dallas Morning News has a great article on the Kidd Kraddick in the Morning crew one year after his death.  The website format for the story is impressive considering it’s the Dallas Morning News, and it goes into detail about his very last moments.  To my surprise that show is more than holding it’s own as they are currently in first or second place in 95 percent of their markets.
  • For about the last three weeks my workday lunch has been a vegan meal consisting of quinoa, kale, lentils or black beans, and some kind of vegetable like green beans, broccoli, or peas.  This is also my fifth week of working out five days a week, but I haven’t been able to lose any weight.  I’m guessing I’m getting too many carbs, but if I were to be honest with myself, I’m probably sneaking in too many bad foods throughout the day.
  • While watching ‘The Bridge’ last night there was a commercial for ‘Sons of Anarchy’ that used U2′s “Bullet The Blue Sky”.  Now I kind of want to start a marathon watching session of ‘Sons of Anarchy’.  ‘The Bridge’ did have a pretty cool robbery by bicycle gang scene.
  • I had a really bad customer service experience with my debit card company the other day where I felt like the representative was talking down to me, but she assured me everything was okay.  The next time I used the card it was declined, so I called back in only to get the same representative again.
  • I has some Chiclets Tiny Size gum yesterday, that’s a first in maybe two decades.
  • SI.com has a feature on new Longhorn head coach Charlie Strong.  It starts off by stating the 53-year-old gets up at 4:00 am and runs five miles at a nine-minute clip.  I wonder if that’s true or just a way to paint a pretty picture.
  • Midwesterners Alarmed to Discover Their Ice-Cream Sandwiches Refuse to Melt
  • The Trauma of Working for an Airline During a Disaster
  • ESPN thinks playground basketball is dying.
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Adult Swim’s New Show – Black Jesus

If you are easily offended, then you probably shouldn’t watch.

From the creator of The Boondocks comes the most anticipated comeback in history — Black Jesus. Premieres Thursday, August 7th, at 11p ET on [adult swim].

[Thanks, Person Who Shall Not Be Named]

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Kayak raised by a whale on Argentinian coast‏

While kayaking off the coast of Argentina, a father and daughter get the surprise–and footage–of a lifetime when two enormous Right whales emerge out of the water before them. With the camera still rolling, the whales move to a collision course with the kayak. Within seconds, one of the whales descends, and raises the tiny boat out of the water on its back.

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Tie Knot of the Day – The Tulip

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And here’s how to tie it:

Hat-tip - Alex Krasny - @lexKrasny

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Bag of Randomness

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  • BoyGeeding hasn’t been to the doctor since last year, but when he saw the doctor yesterday he asked her why she was using the blue stethoscope as opposed to the red one that was used on his last visit.
  • WifeGeeding was upstairs with the kids and asked if I would get some topical ointment from her makeup-bag and throw it up to her.  After ten minutes looking at five different bags, I learned that after eleven years of marriage I have no idea as to what constitutes a make-up bag.
  • I’m surprised it has taken me eleven years of marriage that there’s no pleasing a woman.  WifeGeeding was complaining that we should eat in more but she doesn’t have the time to cook, so I start to cook dinner for the family.  WifeGeeding complains that she’s a bad wife/mother because she doesn’t cook dinner for the family, so I let her do the cooking.  We later get into an some back-and-forth about who does what around the house and how much of it and she throws out “who does the cooking around here?”
  • I only caught the last half hour of HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ but if focused a lot on golf, and many golf courses are putting in 15-inch golf holes which speeds up the game (up to an hour) and to make it more inviting to the youth.  It also had a feature on Top Golf.
  • I saw my neighbor who plays in the NFL hop into a Porsche Cayenne with some other players to carpool to the airport for the start of training camp, but I couldn’t make out who else was in the SUV.
  • I subscribe to my local police newsletter, apparently a $250 shoe purchase by social media went wrong because it ended up at gunpoint.
  • There’s an office chair I’ve been eyeing at Costco, one of those that’s made out of some tough mesh material which helps your bottom to “breath”.  Since it was $20 bucks off I decided to pull the trigger.  Mesh office chairs can be surprisingly expensive, here’s a mesh office chair for almost $900.
  • Looking at my site stats last night, I was surprised that I had 15 visitors that came her from The New Yorker website.
  • In Indiana - Woman Lets God Drive Car, God Immediately Runs Down Guy On Motorcycle
  • The Dallas Morning News has a feature called ‘Texas Faith’ in which the paper will ask leaders of different denominations and faiths one question, and the reader can compare and contrast the answers.  A lot of times the question centers around current issues and politics, but this time the question seemed more frivolous and entertaining – What’s the best religious movie ever?
  • I will admit, she has a way with words – USA TodayTMZ was first to report the news about Palin, who told the gossip website that “I wasn’t speeding, I was qualifying.” She also blamed her offense partly to the influence of Sammy Hagar’s I Can’t Drive 55 on the radio.
  • It will be interesting once Gov Perry is in a debate with other Republicans and they slam him for sending the National Guard to the border as they don’t even have the power to ask for I.D. or arrest.
  • One thing you’ll find at Klyde Warren Park that you won’t find at just about every local park – a merry-go-round.  It was a must that my kids get exposed to one of my favorite childhood playground equipment.  Now if I can only find this version of the monkey bars.
  • It’s amazing that eight years ago we had a Republican president that can make this kind of speech about immigration.  Per Bud Kennedy, those were the pre Tea Party days.  Bush also wanted to send the National Guard but to served in more of support role to the Border Control, as opposed to Perry’s plan.
  • I thought this was a pretty lame list from Buzzfeed, I could only identify with two - 22 Things Every Kid Who Grew Up In An Evangelical Church Knows To Be True
  • ‘Straight White Guy Festival’ supposedly set for Ohio park
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Amusement park throws people from 100-foot tower with nothing but a net

I only watched about half the video, so I don’t think there’s any cursing.

Geek.com Article

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Spray Cake – Cake Batter In A Can (And It’s Microwavable)

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Tie Knot of the Day – The Eldredge

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And here’s how to tie it:

Ties that look good with an eldredge knot:  solid gold, pink contrast, solid light blue.

Hat-tip - Alex Krasny - @lexKrasny

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