Daily Archives: 08 January 8, 2008

Hair Mixer

Select two celebrities and do a hair/face swap. Here’s Anderson Cooper with Ophar’s hair. You can even upload your own photo. Here I am with Hillary Clinton’s hair. Link

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Xerox gets a makeover

Here’s the old logo designed back in 1960 that is deemed inappropriate for the Internet age. And here’s the new logo that is deemed appropriate for the Internet age. Link

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Padre Pio’s body to be exhumed

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the death of Padre Pio, Italy’s favourite saint, his body will be exhumed, given a “check-up” and put on display for a few months, church leaders have decided.Renowned for his stigmata and miracle work, … Continue reading

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Dog saves boy from fire by biting foot

PORTAGE, Ind. – A black Labrador that bit a 13-year-old boy’s foot repeatedly, waking him up, is being credited with saving the boy and two of his friends from a house fire. Christopher Peebles said he woke up Friday morning … Continue reading

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Can I get my 5-month-old daughter photographed with every presidential candidate?

As a resident of the “Live Free or Die” state, I’ll concede that the New Hampshire presidential primary gives us ridiculously disproportionate influence. But I love the fact that my state’s electoral power comes with a great fringe benefit: It’s … Continue reading

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Army major blogged about his death

DENVER – Maj. Andrew Olmsted’s “Final Post” was published online — after the Rocky Mountain News blogger was killed in Iraq. Olmsted died Thursday with another soldier, Capt. Thomas J. Casey, 32, of Albuquerque, when rebels attacked with small arms … Continue reading

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Lost Season 4 returns in 24 days

And the Oceanic Airlines website has been updated with new content. http://www.flyoceanicair.com/ You basically watch an interrupted commercial and then sent to another website that’s interactive. http://www.find815.com

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VoteMatch USA

VoteMatch determines your political preference through statements from the largest democratic and republican candidates taking part in the preliminary US presidency elections. Link Not only was I surprised at my results, but this website breaks down the results in detail. … Continue reading

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U.S. – Mexico Border

Baja California and Tijuana Mexico.   Link

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Japanese Robot Eats Snow, Poops Out Bricks of Ice

As Homer Simpson once said, “They are years ahead of us.” The harsh winter in Niigata, Japan brings heavy snow, which can pose problems for residents — particularly the elderly — who are faced with the laborious task of clearing … Continue reading

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The Diary of Anne Frank is to be made into a Spanish musical

The show, to be performed by a 22-strong cast including a 13-year-old girl in the lead role, will open at Madrid’s Calderon Theatre in February. Link

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Mexican boy glues self to bed to avoid school

MONTERREY, Mexico (AFP) – A 10-year-old Mexican boy glued his hand to his bed to avoid going back to school after the Christmas break, authorities said Monday. “I thought if I was glued to the bed, they couldn’t make me … Continue reading

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