Daily Archives: 05 April 5, 2006

Empty Bag Until Monday

I’ll be in Austin for the rest of the work week. In the meantime, here’s a fun game to play. My best is only 21.

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Boss Hoss John Deere Motorcycle

 

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Shoelace Heaven

Ian’s Shoelace Site – Bringing you the fun, fashion & science of shoelaces. Fun, fashion & science in this quirky site about shoelaces. Whether you want to learn to lace shoes, tie shoelaces, stop shoelaces from coming undone, calculate shoelace … Continue reading

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India to become ‘open defecation free’ by 2012

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Come 2012 and it will be rare to see people defecating in the open in India. So claims Rural Development Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, who went on to say that the country was set to … Continue reading

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Amazon.com jumps gun on NCAA winner

APR. 4 11:59 A.M. ET College basketball fans may have been surprised to turn on their computers Monday morning and find an e-mail from Amazon.com Inc. proclaiming, “UCLA Wins.”  The online retailer mistakenly sent the e-mail to customers ahead of … Continue reading

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Exploding paperweight costs teacher his hand

VENTURA, California (AP) — A teacher who kept a 40 mm shell on his desk as a paperweight blew off part of his hand when he apparently used the object to try to squash a bug, authorities say.  Link

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Next on my reading list

One Step Closer: Why U2 Matters to Those Seeking God By Christian Scharen From Publishers Weekly Perhaps the most popular and influential rock group to espouse Christian ideals without getting sidelined as “Christian rock” is the Irish band U2. Scharen … Continue reading

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Erdős-Bacon number

Winnie Cooper has an Erdős-Bacon number of 6.  

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The 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You Die

Only one Dallas location. View the list here.      

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Loyal” donkeys better than wives, says textbook

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A textbook used at schools in the Indian state of Rajasthan compares housewives to donkeys, and suggests the animals make better companions as they complain less and are more loyal to their “masters,” The Times of … Continue reading

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Toilet Lid Sink

With each flush of your commode, clean water that would otherwise go straight down the toilet is first routed up through a chrome gooseneck spigot to dispense pure water for hand washing. The Toilet Lid Sink installs easily without tools, … Continue reading

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Steroids got the best of Barry Bonds, now they are getting the best of hamsters

If you put a hamster on steroids, he’ll attack other hamsters more quickly and more often, and bite a lot. Cut him off and you might think he’d mellow out. Not so. Hamsters on steroids remain aggressive into adulthood, according … Continue reading

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