Daily Archives: 13 June 13, 2008

Random Tim Russert Thoughts

I often hear that men on long flights need to stand up and walk around to prevent blood clots. Russert just flew back from Italy. I wonder if this was a contributing factor? I was able to Tivo and watch … Continue reading

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Amazing Picture

A huge tornado funnel cloud touches down in Orchard, Iowa, Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 9:04 p.m. The Globe Gazette and Mitchell County Press News reported that Lori Mehmen of Orchard, took the photo from outside her front door. Mehmen … Continue reading

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Sad and Unexpected

NBC News’ Russert dies at 58 Tim Russert, NBC News’ Washington bureau chief and the moderator of “Meet the Press,” died Friday after collapsing, NBC News said. He was 58. Russert, the recipient of 48 honorary doctorates, joined NBC News … Continue reading

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Mmmmmmm . . . Buffalo

I just finished eating my very first buffalo (bison if you want to be technical) burger and it was pretty darn good.  The texture seemed about the same as beef, but I would say that the taste was a bit … Continue reading

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Batman’s Second Job

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Made me laugh

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Schools experiment with paying kids

WASHINGTON – Friday is payday at KIPP DC: KEY Academy, and some sixth-grade girls gather at the makeshift school store trying to decide how to spend their hard-earned money. They received paychecks for behaving well, doing their homework or making … Continue reading

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Utah town may revise ban on bikinis at city pool

KANAB, Utah – A ban on bikinis at the city pool is expected to be revised, ending a short-lived prohibition on the popular two-piece pool attire. But that does not mean that lifting the G-rating is going to lead to … Continue reading

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Hiker sacrificed himself to save his wife

A hiker who lost his life on Mount Rainier lay down in the snow and used his body’s warmth to protect his wife and a friend from the 70-mph winds of a freak June blizzard, national park officials said. When … Continue reading

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Famous People Punching Steve

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DIY: Watermelon on Tap

I know what you’re thinking: “What if I attached a faucet to a watermelon and filled it with spiked watermelon juice so party guests could serve themselves right from the melon?” Well, my husband finally turned that dream into a … Continue reading

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America’s Unhealthiest Drinks Exposed

Whether you are a desperate dieter or just someone looking to drop another few pounds in time for beach season, here’s a tough stat to swallow: According to the FDA, the average American takes in 82 grams of added sugars … Continue reading

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