Daily Archives: 29 June 29, 2009

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Why does Major League Baseball use an outdated, misleading camera angle to show the batter and pitcher?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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Pure-bred Miss Ellie wins title of World’s Ugliest Pedigree Dog

DailyMail Article

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Don’t Try This At Home

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Ambulance crashes on way to Ambulance crash

In a seriously bad dose of karma, a Minneapolis ambulance rushing to the scene of an ambulance crash has crashed. The first ambulance crash involved a taxi that didn’t get out of the way at 3:15am Saturday morning. 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

While most Michael Jackson fans have Thriller rated as his or her favorite video, I’ve been a sucker for Smooth Criminal.  There’s something about the gangster period of time in which this video is set, the tip of the cap … Continue reading

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Elephant Pandas

It is a desperate cry – or rather a very loud trumpet – for attention. These elephants were painted black and white to look like the pandas who have stolen all their fans. The elephant is Thailand’s national symbol, but … Continue reading

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