Daily Archives: 02 June 2, 2006

Lloyd Bentsen’s letter to dad

I thought this letter was pretty touching and thought I would share.  It make me want to write more letters, not emails or type-written letters, but actual hand written letters. The following letter was circulated among mourners attending the memorial … Continue reading

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Logo Quiz

Logo Mascot Quiz.xls Can anyone tell me what #24 is?


World’s Longest Eyebrow

The current world record is just a follicle more than 3 inches. Leonard has two – count ’em, two – hairs past that length. His longest strand is 3½ inches. Article

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Spiders of Vietnam

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Proposal to Implant Tracking Chips in Immigrants

Scott Silverman, Chairman of the Board of VeriChip Corporation, has proposed implanting the company’s RFID tracking tags in immigrant and guest workers. He made the statement on national television earlier this week. Silverman was being interviewed on “Fox & Friends.” … Continue reading

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New Toys for Special Ops

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The Mosquito Mega-Catch

It uses a strip of octenol (to generate a scent that resembles breath), a UV bulb, and flashing LEDs (oscillating frequencies determined to coincide with spectral sensitivities of many mosquitoes). When mosquitoes get close to the trap, the patented airflow … Continue reading

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Tiger and Piglets

Sai Mai, a 26-month-old female tiger, plays with baby pigs at a zoo in Thailand’s Chonburi province, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Bangkok, on May 7, 2004?. The Royal Bengali tigress was born in captivity and breast-fed by a … Continue reading

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Find out why you say what you say here. For instance, this is why we say dog days of summer: Dog Days This idiom means extremely hot days (which are usually mid to late summer). The name comes from the … Continue reading

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World Language Mapping

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How to make a $5 spider

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Was Otto Driving?

In case you ever wanted to see a school bus do a wheelie, click here.  

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