Daily Archives: 21 December 21, 2006

Christmas Card #21

Today in the mail was my 21st Christmas card since starting my little BagOfNothing experiment.  Thanks to the LittlePastor for the card, and for helping to fund BON. Also, I’m visiting the in-laws and probably won’t be posting much until after … Continue reading


Mmmmmmmm . . . Rabbit

NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi soldiers bit the heads off frogs and ate the heart of a rabbit as signs of courage on Wednesday at a ceremony to transfer Najaf province, home to one of Shi’ite Islam’s holiest shrines, from … Continue reading


Happy Winter Solstice

Today is the shortest day of the year. Here in Dallas, today should only be 9h 59m 25s long, with the sun setting at 5:25 PM.  


Bing and Bowie: An Odd Story of Holiday Harmony

A great article on how the two paired up for “The Little Drummer Boy.” I found it interesting that the video was recorded in September 1977, and then Bing died a month later.  Read it here. Watch their performance here.


Ever wanted to see Tiger’s golf swing in slow motion?

Nike took Tiger to a studio in Las Vegas and used the Phantom v5 digital camera, which is capable of 4000 still shots per second and is usually used for military research to record his golf swing.  Be sure to … Continue reading

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Ding Fries Are Done

I’m insane now. Link

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Canine Exerciser

With six racing dogs to keep in top shape, Dewey Blanton of Columbus, Ohio, has developed a “canine exerciser” that fastens to his station wagon. Blanton built a frame to support a long plank beside the vehicle. Springs fastened to … Continue reading

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The History of Religion in 90 Seconds

How has the geography of religion evolved over the centuries, and where has it sparked wars? Our map gives us a brief history of the world’s most well-known religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. Selected periods of inter-religious bloodshed … Continue reading

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