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A Few Good Books

James Lileks is one of the funniest writers around. His sense of humor is a bit weird, but he’s always got a great take on the mundane as well as the ridiculous. His daily Bleat blog ( is a must read. His web site ( will entertain you for hours. He also has a new […]

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Everyone Has a Dream

I saw this on the Today Show this morning. This site is run by a guy who is pretty clear about his dream: (It looks like quite a few people also saw it so you may encounter a “service unavailable” error or broken pictures. Hit reload a few times or wait a day or […]

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Got Penguins? Put a Pool in Your House!

I always thought that only rich people with huge homes had pools in their homes. I was incorrect. Imaginative people who want a habitat for their pengiuns also have them. And they go about getting them in interesting ways. The Infamous Ghetto Indoor Pool not only is a great story, but has detialed photos of […]

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Dr. Seuss Research Yields Green Ham

What do you get when Taiwanese researchers cross pig embryos and jellyfish DNA? Green-glowing pigs! BBC News reports. I know you’re thinking that if pgis can be made green, eggs can’t be far behind. Easter tradition and the folks at PAAS (Happy 125th birthday!) had that one covered years ago. I’m not sure what all […]

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The Train! The Train!

A train that travels at 502KPH. That’s over 311MPH! I imagine getting caught at a railroad crossing would ruin not only your day, but everyone on the train’s as well. I knew that maglev technology was progressing, but not this far. See the maglev train video on Google Video. I don’t think Las Vegas needs […]

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This is NOT the Party to Whom You’re Speaking!

OK, Las Vegas … what gives? Since we moved here, we have received more wrong number calls in three months than we did in a decade anywhere else. Apparently we got the phone number that people named Vince and Gayle [Last Name] used to have. How do we know this? They get more phone calls […]

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Learn How to be a Ninja

With a t-shirt and a little attitude, you, too can be a Ninja. Enjoy that Ninja lifestyle and, of course, kick a little ass if you are so disposed. You’re a Ninja after all. Who’s going to argue? Here’s how to do it:

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Wallets: I Duct the Issue

I wanted to wait until after the holidays were over to avoid anyone who saw this and had gift ideas. Never give a man a wallet as a gift. Just don’t do it. Men are picky about their wallets. Most men will use a wallet until it becomes a worn leather flap that surrounds their […]

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