Monthly Archives: August 2008

Silly Alumni Association

I’ve been trying to distance myself from where I went to college for a long time now, but somehow I always end up on one of their mailing lists.  Yesterday in the mail I received a postcard from them that … Continue reading

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Lost Stuff

During one of the episodes of Lost I caught one of their fake Dharma commercials and signed up to be a recruit for the Initiative.  Since that time I’ve received several emails from Dharma, here’s the latest that you might … Continue reading

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Is It Real or Fake

Many more pics here.

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The World’s First Underground Stadium

If all goes to plan, ‘The Wall’ stadium in Doha, Qatar’s capital city, will claim two firsts: The world’s first underground stadium and the world’s first open-air, air-conditioned stadium. There’s a long way to go however and the stadium is … Continue reading

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Here’s the Olympic moment that made me tear up

There’s no YouTube video of the moment since NBC is yanking them from the website, but here’s the very touching article and a tribute video.  Too bad I can’t find the Bob Costas piece on this. When super-heavyweight lifter Matthias … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s Premature Steve Jobs Obit

The Bloomberg financial newswire decided to update its 17-page Steve Jobs obituary today — and inadvertently published it in the process. Some investors were undoubtedly rattled to see, as our tipster did late this afternoon, the Apple CEO’s obit cross … Continue reading

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Godly or gimmick? Churches offer free gas

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) — Carol Umsted got more than the word of God during services this summer at the Congregational United Church of Christ of Valley City. She also got $50 worth of free gas, thanks to winning a … Continue reading

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Fan Ejected From Yankee Stadium For Bathroom Break During God Bless America

A Queens man is considering legal action against the New York Yankees after he was ejected from Tuesday night’s contest against the Boston Red Sox for trying to use the restroom during the playing of “God Bless America.” During the patriotic 7th inning stretch … Continue reading

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Fun In Denver

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Bag of Randomness

First of all, thank you to everyone that has voted for my Southwest Airlines Blog-o-spondent audition video – I really appreciate your help.  Contest rules states something to the effect that the top ten vote getters will get an interview, … Continue reading

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AirKick

AirKick® is a sport and adventure device that will send you flying and get you wet. It propels participants through the air in a pre-calculated parabolic trajectory using a special combination of air pressure and water recoil technology. The participant … Continue reading

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Kittens I’ve Killed

Every time you click refresh a kitten is killed. The gun shot sound effect is a nice touch. Link

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