How About Dolphins Are Awesome?!?!
[caption id=”” align=”alignleft” width=”336” caption=”“Hi! We’re brilliant!”“][/caption] Yes, it’s true, I regularly google dolphin stories. Yes, it’s true, I still want to be a professional dolphin trainer. Yes, it’s true, I love dolphins. CANBERRA (Reuters) – Dolphins are the chefs of the seas, having been seen...
Finally! The Flying Car Arrives
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Krispy Kreme Challenge
Check this out: May I present to all those who hate running and jogging as much as I do - the Krispy Kreme Challenge. Run 2 miles from the NC State Belltower to the Krispy Kreme store on Peace Street. Eat 12 donuts. Run 2 miles back to NC State campus. Complete this in less than 60 minutes and you earn a T-shirt. Could there be any greater incentive to exercise than a box of hot donuts? No...
Inaugural Address Transcript
My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. Forty-four Americans have now taken the presidential oath. The words have been spoken during...
An Evening with Jay-Z: On the Eve of Change
Seen and heard at the Jay-Z Concert: Young Jeezy, Memphis Bleeq, M.J. Blige, Beyonce on stage Jason Campbell and Mayor Fenty in nice seats No Cameras Bad fur coats A big crate of champagne glasses Memphis Bleeq popping a humongous bottle of champagne distributed to the crowd And I started going crazy when: My President is Black [remix] “My president is black in fact he’s half white, so...
GO DOWNLOAD NOW
FREE. AWESOME. I usually hate mashups - except the girltalk variety, but this is collection of songs is pretty ace. Tracks from O.K. Computer, In Rainbows, Kid A and Thom’s solo album with American Gangster and the Black Album. My favsies: 99 Anthems, Dirt Off Your Android and Lucifer’s Jigsaw.
We Are One (Nation Full of Clowns)
Seen and heard at the Obama Inauguration Concert - We Are One: “Abe Lincoln is my boy!!” “Barack Obama is my boy!!” “I love you, America!” “I love you, Freedom!” “I love you, [Every Performer]” “Josh Groban is a tool.” A guy and girl spooning with a 3rd guy facing the girl under the covers. At the reggae beat of “One...
Wow, that Miracle on the Hudson thing is pretty crazy. I don’t know the ins and outs of flying large aircraft, but I do know that landing a commercial jet on water without losing a single passenger is remarkable. The ordinary hero ramifications are awesome!Every passenger on that flight must have been convinced of his death at one point or another during the 6-hour ordeal. I can’t...
Ramble on! 2008
Better late than never - I’ll also kick myself later if I don’t at least attempt to wrap up the past year into a hazy, fuzzy little ball. 2008 was pretty big in my little world. I got married in August, after watching my wife plan a wedding for 12 agonizing months. I say watching because I was there and present, just not permitted to be involved in any proactive way - though I did find...
World Changers: Joshua Silver's Self-Adjustable...
Retired Oxford Professor, Joshua Silver has created glasses that are inexpensive, sturdy, and most importantly, self-adjustable - no optician required. Using a pair of syringes that releases or retracts water from the lens, wearers can adjust the strength of their glasses without changing lenses or frames. Brilliant. Read the full stories here: The Guardian article Washington Post article