Daily Archives: 30 October 30, 2006

This guy is an actual U.S. Congressman

Bob Inglis is a Republican running for re-election to represent the 4th district of South Carolina, but his website makes it look like he’s running for jr-high student council.  

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Oprah gives $300,000 to audience

Say what you will about her, but one thing is for certain, she’s got heart. On a show that aired Monday, Winfrey gave more than 300 audience members $1,000 debit cards sponsored by the Bank of America to donate to … Continue reading

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Petsmart Howl-O-Ween pet photo contest

Winners and finalists can be found here.

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Alabama can’t shake the inbreeding reputation

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. — A shocking crime in Marshall County led to the arrest of a teenager who is charged with raping his mother.   Albertville police say 19-year-old Gary Helms Junior is charged with first-degree rape. Police allege that he sought … Continue reading

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Congresswoman’s Recipes

Texas politics at its tastiest. Link  

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How not to pick up chicks

BRYAN, Texas – A former state trooper accused of telling a female motorist he arrested that he’d lessen the charge if she would go on a date with him has been sentenced to three years probation. Article

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Tired of Losing the Remote?

Buy one here.

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Star Wars Lego Symphony

Darth Vader conducts a symphony of Storm Troopers with a light-saber.  Watch it here.

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15-Year-Old Steals Bus, Drives Route Collecting Fares

FERN PARK, Fla. — A 15-year-old boy was arrested when deputies stopped him driving a stolen bus along a public transit route, picking up passengers and collecting fares, authorities said Sunday. “I drove that bus better than most of the … Continue reading

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Rotating House

Built largely of glass and steel and powered by an electric motor “not much bigger than a washing machine motor”, the Everingham Rotating House is a brilliant testimonial to the ingenuity of its owner/builders.  It also encapsulates many aspects of … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Water Balloon

Watch the video here.

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How Do You Keep a Jack O’ Lantern From Rotting?

The Experiment The purpose of this experiment was to test the effectiveness of various methods of preserving a carved pumpkin (jack o’ lantern). We gathered some tips from various pumpkin carving resources, and also sampled a commercial spray. The results … Continue reading

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