Monthly Archives: January 2012

Bag of Randomness

I actually went to the movies this weekend to see Haywire.  The movie was OK, but going into it I knew that the director did not like the lead actresses voice and it was dubbed over and it proved distracting … Continue reading

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Every Presentation Ever: Communication FAIL

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An Actual Birth in a Car on the way to the Hospital

With the steering wheel in one hand, and a video camera in the other, dad Zachary Russell kept driving as his wife Jennifer gave birth. The couple was racing down Highway 287 in Texas towards a birthing center when Jennifer … Continue reading

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Meet Mr. Toilet

For those without access to a simple toilet, poop can be poison. Businessman-turned-sanitation-superhero Jack Sim fights this oft-neglected crisis affecting 2.6 billion people… It’s amazing how we take modern plumbing for granted and how something as normal as eliminated our … Continue reading

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Digital Pop-Up Book

Between Page and Screen contains no text, only stark black-and-white geometric shapes and a web address leading to this site, where the reader follows instructions to display the book on his or her webcam. Our software detects the square markers … Continue reading

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Snoring Dormouse

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Bag of Randomness

This probably deserves its own post, but I think of the modern era, no president has been as disrespected as President Obama in terms of how he is treated by other politicians.  I know presidents of both parties have taken … Continue reading

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Bob Dole is not a Newt Fan

I have not been critical of Newt Gingrich but it is now time to take a stand before it is too late. If Gingrich is the nominee it will have an adverse impact on Republican candidates running for county, state, … Continue reading

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Alaska Air Ends 30-Year Tradition of Prayer Cards With Meals

After 30 years of giving passengers prayer cards with their meals, Alaska Airlines notified customers via email they would end the practice next week. “Religious beliefs are deeply personal and sharing them with others is an individual choice,” according to … Continue reading

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Girl, 17, who has eaten nothing else since age TWO rushed to hospital after collapsing

A teenage girl who has eaten almost nothing else apart from chicken nuggets for 15 years has been warned by doctors that the junk food is killing her. Stacey Irvine, 17, has been hooked on the treats since her mother … Continue reading

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Tiny Texas District Shuts Down Sports

In sports-mad Texas, where Friday-night football is nearly as sacred as Sunday morning church services, one rural school district is taking the once-unthinkable step of shutting down its high-school sports program. Officials in Premont, about 150 miles south of San … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead + Growing Pains

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