Daily Archives: 28 November 28, 2007

A bit more on the plastic snow

I’ve been making several posts about a ski resort that will be built in North Texas that will use fake snow called Snowflex.  Wikipedia has an entry about it here.  The entry states that Snowflex has been installed at around … Continue reading

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What’s Bo up to?

Find out in this ESPN article.  It starts off with him killing a bear and stating he wasn’t scared because he knew he could out run his white hunting buddy.

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Yankee Magazine Cookie Primary

Welcome to Yankee Magazine’s first-in-the-nation primary for the presidential candidates’ best cookies. First, click on the recipes to become an informed voter. Then select the photo of the candidate who represents your favorite cookie and click in the Send My … Continue reading

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Dog Armor

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The Big-Food Hall of Fame

Yeah, we know, Americans are getting bigger and restaurant portions are partly to blame. But we still stand in awe of these eight purveyors of really giant eats. Link Two Texas food places make the list:  The Big Texan in … Continue reading

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50-state quarter plan to wrap up in ’08

WASHINGTON – A grizzly bear clutching a salmon, the Grand Canyon at sunrise and a scissortail flycatcher in flight. Those striking images will be on the final batch of state quarters as the most successful coin program in history draws … Continue reading

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Star Wars Cakes

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Drinking Sewage

It used to be so final: Flush the toilet and waste be gone. But this week, for millions of people here in Orange County, pulling the lever will be the start of a long, intense process to purify the sewage … Continue reading

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Ga. man tries to deposit fake $1M bill

A bank teller in Clearwater had a million reasons not to open an account for an Augusta, Ga., man Monday, authorities said. Alexander D. Smith, 31, was charged with disorderly conduct and two counts of forgery after he walked into … Continue reading

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Boy, 10, finds a tooth in his sausage

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Oral Roberts University Gets $70 million from someone not connected to the institution

Oral Roberts University, the debt-ridden evangelical institution riven by scandal, has been handed a $70 million lifeline. Mart Green, founder of the Christian office and educational supply store chain Mardel, said Tuesday he would immediately give $8 million to the … Continue reading

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U2 – 20 Years Ago

With today being the 20th anniversary of U2′s greatest album, The Joshua Tree, I thought I would search the web just to see what was out there. I ran across a fantastic post about someone writing about their first U2 … Continue reading

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