Daily Archives: 29 May 29, 2007

I think wind chimes are evil

So this alarm clock must be really really evil. Link

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Are you planning a roadtrip and want to see landmarks?

If so, this site might be helpful.

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Weird Things People Keep In Jars

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Triple amputee to graduate from UCLA medical school

A woman who lost both legs and an arm as a child is poised to become a doctor for children. Kellie Lim, who became a triple amputee at age 8 because of bacterial meningitis, is to graduate from UCLA’s medical … Continue reading

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How the Pentagon Got Its Shape

The building materials were comprised of reinforced concrete made from 680,000 tons of sand dredged from the Potomac River and supported by 41,492 concrete pylons. The design saved enough steel to build one battleship during wartime. The structure filled 29 … Continue reading

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How to talk like Yoda

Talking like Jedi Master Yoda is a fun and easy way to make a joke amongst your fellow Star Wars fans. His unique style of reversing the words in a sentence are easily recognized by fans around the world. Here’s … Continue reading

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Street Dentist

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Happy Mug Shots

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Plant honored to make Purple Hearts

A small manufacturing plant in Tomball owes much of its success to a product nobody wants. The 60 or so employees at Graco Awards make Purple Hearts, among other medals, primarily for the U.S. government. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Atheist gives money to church to start a scholarship

Philanthropist and retired hedge-fund manager Robert W. Wilson said he is giving $22.5 million to the Archdiocese of New York to fund a scholarship program for needy inner-city students attending Roman Catholic schools. Wilson, 80, said in a phone interview … Continue reading

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100 Words That All High School Graduates — And Their Parents — Should Know

BOSTON, MA — The editors of the American Heritage® dictionaries have compiled a list of 100 words they recommend every high school graduate should know. “The words we suggest,” says senior editor Steven Kleinedler, “are not meant to be exhaustive … Continue reading

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Patience

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