Daily Archives: 12 May 12, 2011

Taliban join the Twitter revolution

When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, they eschewed most modern technology, including television and music players. But in the latest sign of the hardline movement’s rapprochement with at least some areas of the modern world, the Taliban have embraced microblogging. Their … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee’s “Unbiased” American History

Former Gov Mike Huckabee has a new website about unbiased American history. Here’s some of the videos below in which kids time travel back to the Reagan era.  I think he left out the parts where Reagan raised taxes and … Continue reading

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Dead, Vader Says

CORUSCANT — Obi-Wan Kenobi, the mastermind of some of the most devastating attacks on the Galactic Empire and the most hunted man in the galaxy, was killed in a firefight with Imperial forces near Alderaan, Darth Vader announced on Sunday. … Continue reading

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Jeopardy! Contestant Impersonates Sean Connery

This post is dedicated to both Brent and Jimi. Oh, and maybe my sister.

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An interesting way to chop wood

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Confessions of an Ivy League House Cleaner

Kia Grasty makes $140,000 cleaning up after Penn’s messiest students—and after her tales (and photos) of clogged toilets and feces-laden bathtubs, few would begrudge her it. ——————————————————————— It’s 10:30 p.m. on a Saturday in Philadelphia, and 51-year-old Kia Katrina Grasty, … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

I took a CPR/defibrillator course at work yesterday.  I wasn’t aware those things cost at least a grand. A razor was in our defibrillator kit and the instructor asked the class the purpose of it.  The lady from HR, thinking … Continue reading

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