Daily Archives: 19 June 19, 2007

A blog about bad Spock drawings

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Vatican issues commandments for drivers

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) — Thou shall not drive under the influence of alcohol. Thou shall respect speed limits. Thou shall not consider a car an object of personal glorification or use it as a place of sin. The Vatican took … Continue reading

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Will You Say Yes?

Will You Say Yes lets you check who wants to date you, who wants to marry you and lets you tell your partner if you are ready for them to pop the question.

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The story of the most misused Social Security number of all time. . . (ssa.gov)

The most misused SSN of all time was (078-05-1120). In 1938, wallet manufacturer the E. H. Ferree company in Lockport, New York decided to promote its product by showing how a Social Security card would fit into its wallets. A … Continue reading

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Why are pound and ounce abbreviated “lb.” and “oz.”?

“Lb.” stands for libra, the basic unit of Roman weight, from which our present-day pound derives. The libra weighed a little under 12 ounces avoirdupois. “Oz.” stands for the Italian onza, ounce. It came into use in the 15th century. … Continue reading

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AT&T quietly offers $10 DSL plan

Without any sort of fanfare, AT&T Inc. has started offering a broadband Internet service for $10 a month, cheaper than any advertised plan. The DSL, or digital subscriber line, plan introduced Saturday is part of the concessions made by AT&T … Continue reading

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Vinyl Records Had Computer Content?

One strategy that major record companies have been employing lately to deter downloading is adding bonus computer content to new CD releases. I recently discovered that this technique is not unique to CD’s, but had in fact been practiced in … Continue reading

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If W Ran Against Jesus

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