Daily Archives: 08 April 8, 2009

Snow and Ash

Alternating ash and snow fall over several days create layers in this examination of tephra-fall deposits (volcanic ash) from the initial explosions from Redoubt volcano on March 22 and 23, 2009. Picture Date: March 31, 2009. (Kristi Wallace / Alaska … Continue reading

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All fried pork, all the time at ‘BaconCamp’

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – No matter how solid your recipe is, it is difficult to impress the inventor of the Turbaconducken, a chicken stuffed in duck stuffed in a turkey, all wrapped in bacon. I found this out at the … Continue reading

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TV Set Dioramas

I found all of these pretty impressive.  Here’s the Cheers set. You can find many more from the Flickr photostream of About On the set

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Mormon Newspaper Goof

The phone call Rich Evans got Monday morning wasn’t good news. It was an employee at Brigham Young University’s The Daily Universe , where Evans is the editorial manager. There was a typo on the front page. “It was the … Continue reading

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U.S. Vets Help Create an Iraq War Game

Six Days In Fallujah, published by Japanese games giant Konami, is described as a ‘survival horror’ title for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles. Developed in collaboration with a handful of Iraq veteran US Marines – who have lent … Continue reading

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Birkat Hachamah

It’s a Jewish tradition that states that every 28 years the sun returns to the same place, at the same time, and at the same day of the week . . .where it was at the moment of creation. It … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

I wonder how many women have made the same mistake. I got an email from Microsoft yesterday thanking me for using Hotmail for ten years – yesterday was the anniversary date. Since I was at a church event on Monday … Continue reading

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