Monthly Archives: June 2009

U2’s New Stage Set Finally Revealed

Irish rockers U2 have revealed they picked a space-age circular stage for their world tour — kicking off spectacularly tonight at Barcelona’s giant 97,500-capacity Camp Nou stadium. Bono & co’s 100-date, £90m U2360 tour will arrive in Dublin next month. … Continue reading

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BYU lifts YouTube ban

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Brigham Young University, the Mormon church school where students agree to live a chaste and virtuous life, has lifted its almost three-year policy of blocking access to YouTube. Administrators lifted the ban on Friday, citing an … Continue reading

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Holy Land Experience theme park free day still a mystery

Holy Land Experience doesn’t want you to know when it schedules its required free day each year out of concern over a possible “uncontrollable situation.” At least that’s the conclusion to be drawn by a letter the religion-based theme park … Continue reading

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Heck of a way to light up

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PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter

Through a unique process that does not involve the use of any chemicals nor does it alter nature’s balance in peanuts, over 85% of the fat is removed from the peanuts. Essentially, the oil is squeezed out of roasted peanuts … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

If you’re a Star Wars fan and someone that keeps up with pop-culture, then you will probably get the above picture. An impulse buy happened yesterday, and if WifeGeeding is upset, she shouldn’t be upset at me but my buddy … Continue reading

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13-Year-Old Switches iPod for Walkman for a Week

When the Sony Walkman was launched, 30 years ago this week, it started a revolution in portable music. But how does it compare with its digital successors? The Magazine invited 13-year-old Scott Campbell to swap his iPod for a Walkman … Continue reading

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The Obamas Find a Church Home — Away from Home

Here’s an interesting article on the  Obamas’ new church home which includes a bit of history of  how other presidents worshiped and the struggles of praying in public and inconveniences other church members because of security. There’s a bit of … Continue reading

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India plans hot chilli grenades

Indian defence scientists are planning to put one of the world’s hottest chilli powders into hand grenades. They say the devices will be used to control rioters and in counter-insurgency operations. Researchers say the idea is to replace explosives in … Continue reading

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Why does Major League Baseball use an outdated, misleading camera angle to show the batter and pitcher?

In the seventh inning of a recent game between the Red Sox and the Braves, Atlanta’s Peter Moylan fired a two-strike fastball to Kevin Youkilis. Although the home plate umpire called it a ball, Braves fans could’ve been forgiven for … Continue reading

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7 Pound, 4.5″ Thick Pizza

Here are the ingredients: 340g pineapple (190 kcal) 70g asparagus (14 kcal) 360g bacon (1152 kcal) 750g cheese (2700 kcal) 275g mayonnaise (1980 kcal) 170g shrimp (145 kcal) 400g ham (520 kcal) 200g salami (780 kcal) 600g tomato paste + … Continue reading

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Duck family going up the down escalator

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