Daily Archives: 25 May 25, 2006

Run up the score . . . get suspended

HARTFORD, Conn. – High school football coaches in Connecticut will have to be good sports this fall — or risk a suspension. The football committee of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, which governs high school sports, is adopting a “score … Continue reading

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Paintings inspired by video-game scenes

“The 1 painting every day blog started on may 8th 2005. Here you will find a new oil painting which I have finished every day. For this painting blog I intend on creating imagery from digital mediums, although occasionally I … Continue reading

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

“In 1969 the US Senate had a hearing on funding the newly developed Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The proposed endowment was $20 million, but President Nixon wanted it cut in half because of the spending going on in the Vietnam … Continue reading

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A DeSagana Diop music video tribute

All to the tune of Kris Kross’ ‘Jump.’ Watch the video here

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The new Clay Aiken and KD Lang

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The Male Blanket Octopus

Found this interesting: The male blanket octopus faces a significant gender imbalance – he is just two centimetres long, while the female of the species can measure up to two metres. And as if being 100 times smaller than his … Continue reading

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Odds of Dying

Cause of Death Lifetime Odds Cancer 1-in-7 Accidental Injury 1-in-36 Intentional Self-harm (suicide) 1-in-121 Assault by Firearm 1-in-325 Natural Forces (heat, cold, storms, quakes, etc.) 1-in-3,357 Drowning 1-in-8,942 Flood* (included also in Natural Forces above) 1-in-30,000 Tornado* (included also in … Continue reading

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Guess the calories of fast food game

Play the game here.

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Suicide Notes

“These suicide notes were gathered at the coroners’ offices by a suicidologist/psychiatrist who asked to be anonymous. He edited identifying details out of the compiled manuscript, and we changed the names. But the text of each letter plus the age … Continue reading

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