Monthly Archives: July 2007

Keith Olbermann Special Comment

In case this video goes down, here’s a link to it on MSNBC. Olbermann has once again brilliantly put Bush in his place.

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Filipino Prison Reenacts Thriller

This is one of their final rehearsals before the performance, it’s incredible. Amazing that this many criminals can be so good working together. The guy who plays the woman is especially good.

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Viking Treasure Found Using Metal Detector

A father and son using a simple hobbyist metal detector unearthed a Viking Treasure worth $1.5 million. I’ve always been tempted to get into that hobby, stories like this one add fuel to the temptation… there’s treasure out there! Here’s … Continue reading

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Wine Opener – Banned Commercial

Thanks Michael for sending me this great video in response to How To Open A Bottle Of Wine w/o a Corkscrew.

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How To Open A Bottle Of Wine w/o a Bottle Opener

I might even pretend to not have a bottle opener at some point just to rock this trick. I posted the video here but it played automatically so here’s a link to the video site.

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Condi Rice Finally Honest

From Maria Bartiromo’s interview of Condi Rice in the current issue of BusinessWeek: MB: Would you consider a position in business or on Wall Street? CR: I don’t know what I’ll do long-term. I’m a terrible long-term planner.

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Ben Franklin’s Tips For Building Wealth

Originally published in 1758, Ben Franklin’s Way to Wealth offers advice that is as true today as it was then. Industry (1-39) – Energetic devotion to a task or an endeavor; diligence. 1. Early to bed, and early to rise, … Continue reading

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The Bicycling Paradox

A very interesting piece in the New York Times regarding how bicycling is a sport well suited to heavy ordinary people. Bicycling is much easier on the body and the center of gravity is not as important as in running … Continue reading

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Family Guy- Carl Sagan’s Cosmos Edited For Rednecks

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The USS New York

Built with 24 tons of steel recovered from the World Trade Center, this ship is built for hunting terrorists. It carries 360 Sailors and 700 Marines along with all of the helicopters and assault craft they need for covert action.

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