Daily Archives: 04 January 4, 2008

A nightmare for many

Women stuck 2 days in elevator NILES, Illinois (AP) — Two cleaning women, trapped inside a broken elevator for two days, survived on two cough drops and six aspirin until they were rescued. Beata Bartoszewicz and her mother, Roma Borowski, … Continue reading

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Roy Williams Changing Jersey Numbers

He will change his jersey number from 31 to 38, which he wore at Oklahoma.  Williams, a devout Christian, said the number eight represents a new beginning in the Bible. Williams wore No. 38 during practice the past two days.  … Continue reading

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Gary’s Weather Forecasting Stone

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How hippie are you?

You are 23% hippie. You’re not in the lowest bracket of non-hippie-hood, but you’re close. I advise a field trip to a food co-op or a farmer’s market. Do a few interviews and take notes, because there will be a … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Soup – Hunger

  In a grocery store 4,820 canns of Campbell’s Soup were used to build an installation piece that spelled HUNGER. Signoge beside the piece encouraged shoppers to buy one and donate it to their local food bank. As shoppers bought … Continue reading

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How to surf the web even if Internet Explorer is disabled

All you have to do is launch a Windows application like Calculator, and then click the Help button. Under Help, click “Help Topics,” which will bring up a help window. Next, all you have to do is right click on … Continue reading

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Geeky Love

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I don’t think this cat will ever touch a fan again

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I wonder if Giuliani will regret not focusing on Iowa

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Nuns just want to have fun

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For my Alaska readers

Cancelled check in the amount of $7.2 million, for the purchase of Alaska, issued August 1, 1868; Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury; Record Group 217; National Archives. With this check, the United States purchased … Continue reading

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Cellphone Users Slow Traffic

Talking on the cellphone while driving isn’t just a safety risk. It also slows down traffic. Motorists talking on the phone drive about two miles per hour more slowly than people who aren’t on the phone, according to a new … Continue reading

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