Daily Archives: 20 September 20, 2007

CMU professor gives his last lesson on life

Randy Pausch set the tone early on yesterday at his farewell lecture at Carnegie Mellon University. “If I don’t seem as depressed or morose as I should be, sorry to disappoint you,” said Dr. Pausch, a 46-year-old computer science professor … Continue reading

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For pastors that retire and remain at the same church

Here is some sound advice.

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Kind of a funny answer

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E-mail chain reunites football fan with lost digital camera

A woman who found a digital camera outside Ohio Stadium located the owner by uploading a picture from it and e-mailing the image to a batch of Ohio State football fans.Within 48 hours of sending the e-mail to 14 friends, Michelle … Continue reading

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Mr Giant Lobster

Article

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The NBC Chimes

Everything you ever wanted to know here.

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Yuck!

An Orlando McDonald’s restaurant is under fire for an alleged mistake involving milkshakes. At the restaurant on Narcoossee Road in the Lake Nona area, a customer said she saw McDonald’s employees pouring milk into the milkshake machine using a bucket … Continue reading

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What to do if you encounter a mountain lion

Source and larger pic here.

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Retirement Living TV

I didn’t know there was such a channel. In accordance with CBS policy at the time, Walter Cronkite retired from the “CBS Evening News” in 1981 at age 65. “Old anchormen, you see, don’t fade away; they just keep coming … Continue reading

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The school with 20 sets of twins

Their teachers must sometimes wonder if they’re seeing double. There are 20 sets of twins on the roll at one Cheshire school, including four pairs who joined this month. Staff at the Grange School in Hartford, near Northwich, say the … Continue reading

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September 28th and 29th, 2007 – 9th Annual ‘Standin’ on the Corner’ Festival

Mention the name “Winslow, Arizona” and it’s sure to trigger the question “Are you from Standin’ – On – A – Corner – In – Winslow, Arizona?” The lyrics from the song “Take It Easy”, written by Jackson Browne and … Continue reading

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Alaska Bird Makes Longest Nonstop Flight Ever Measured

A female shorebird was recently found to have flown 7,145 miles (11,500 kilometers) nonstop from Alaska to New Zealand—without taking a break for food or drink. It’s the longest nonstop bird migration ever measured, according to biologists who tracked the … Continue reading

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