Daily Archives: 16 August 16, 2007

That wasn’t in the plans

Loyal BON reader George was backpacking in Washington state and sent me this email: Hey Keith,  I’ve had some adventure this last week. We went backpacking up in the cascades and we almost lost a guy. He had a pretty … Continue reading

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I Found This Fascinating

It’s Californian ground squirrel versus rattlesnake in a potentially lethal showdown. But the squirrel has a secret weapon that until now has remained invisible to the human eye. The ground squirrel heats up its tail then waves it in the … Continue reading

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It’s a steal

All of the local DFW blogs today have mentioned that Troy Aikman has moved from his Plano house to one in Highland Park.  The list price for his 6 bedroom, 7 bath, 3 living area, 6 fireplace, and 6 car garage house … Continue reading

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A Million Bullets Per Minute

Metal Storm is an Australian defence technology company that makes guns that can fire up to a million rounds per minute. The weapons contain bullets that are loaded directly into the barrel in stacks and then fire one after the … Continue reading

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Interesting Stairs

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This pool is a little crowded

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How to use a wristwatch as a compass

Hold a watch with 12 o’clock at left. Move your arm so the hour hand points at the sun. The spot halfway between the hour hand and the 12 is south. Link

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For the Dallas Cowboys Fans who read Forbes

Forbes Sports Money has a video feature on the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders.  Link

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Poor Little Kicker

The hit happens a little halfway through the video.

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Toilet Paper Origami

Toilet Paper Origami (also called toilegami) is the origami-style folding of toilet paper. There are two ways to do toilegami: fold the toilet paper while it is still on the roll, or fold a single sheet of toilet paper. Link

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I’m sure this would freak any parent out

Daniel Jancura was only a few inches away from his mother, but she couldn’t see or touch him for some 15 minutes yesterday. The quarter of an hour that Laura Jancura waited for her son to be freed from inside … Continue reading

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House of Representatives Chaplain

I was checking out his website, and this caught my attention.   Made me laugh.

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