Daily Archives: 04 June 4, 2008

I like this idea . .

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (CNN) — Sen. John McCain on Wednesday challenged Sen. Barack Obama to join him for a series of 10 town-hall debates. Calling for “no process questions from reporters” and “no spin rooms,” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee … Continue reading

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Fast Food Feed Bags

New Wearable Feedbags Let Americans Eat More, Move Less

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When mooning goes wrong

UTRECHT, Netherlands – Utrecht police say a 21-year-old Dutch man is recovering after a “mooning” that went horribly wrong. A police statement says the man and two others had run down a street in Utrecht with their pants pulled down … Continue reading

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Drunken-Driving Dramatization Death Hoax

OCEANSIDE – It was an elaborate hoax, but 36 students at El Camino High pulled it off with potentially life-saving consequences. The result was a soberingly realistic dramatization about the dangers of drinking and driving, delivered with surprising professionalism. Many … Continue reading

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Pizza Box Goof

I have a somewhat sick fascination with Pizza box art errors, and this one in particular keeps cropping up around here (the Northern NJ area). In an iconic example of irony, it reads “God Bless America”, and features a picture … Continue reading

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Playing With Food

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“Photoshop”

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Man unearths box filled with Depression-era cash

MILWAUKEE — Dan Deming had heard the rumors about the buried treasure on his central Wisconsin farm. At first he made some halfhearted attempts to find it, and then searched in earnest for two or three years after receiving a … Continue reading

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Postmortem Photographs

Mourning is a strange thing, and different cultures deal with it in vastly different ways. But there’s a reason people associate the Victorians above all with morbidity and death, and one of them is memento mori like this: The fact … Continue reading

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In Escondido: Buy one (house), get one free

In a sign of how difficult it is to sell new homes in Southern California right now, a San Diego developer is offering a “buy one, get one free” deal, pairing million-dollar homes with less expensive homes. Full Article

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FedEx to Rename Kinko’s

FedEx Corp., the largest air-cargo shipper, will record a cost of $696 million to rename the Kinko’s unit as FedEx Office to win more large business customers. Full Article

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US marine reassigned for distributing coins bearing Bible verses

The US military confirmed yesterday that a marine in Fallujah passed out coins with Gospel verses on them to Sunni Muslims, a military spokesman in the Iraqi city said. The man was immediately removed from duty and reassigned. The coins … Continue reading

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