Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Ain't it the truth?

It's for a good cause

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your shekels

No truth to the rumor it is ghostwritten (sotospeak) by Stieg Larsson and it's called The Girl Who Liked Camou Clothes

And on that 366th day?

Better make that dip in the water quick

Plastic bottle boat crosses Pacific

So, does his park the boat at a marina or a recycling center?

Photo: A boat made of plastic bottles in Sydney harbor

Day by day


We can never get too much archeology

Sections of the Dead Sea scrolls.

Dead Sea Scrolls Mystery Solved?

Recent finds may help reveal who wrote the scrolls. For starters, they may hail from the purported home of the Ark of the Covenant.

Are these two related?

UPDATE 2-Schwarzenegger declares California fiscal emergency

This is not a Mel Gibson story

Actually, there isn't anything to say about this that hasn't been already said 2-3 times every 5 minutes by every news channel in existence ... We just don't want the DB to be left out of that austere group of media outlets

Then Paris Hilton and Ashton Kutcher will live forever

Popular people live longer - Telegraph

A study has proven that people have healthy social lives live longer and healthier lifestyles overall. The researcher said, “The idea that a lack of social relationships is a risk factor for death is still not widely recognized by health organisations and the public”

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Chapman could sing "let it be" in his plea for parole

But the board is more likely to sing, "get back, joe"

John Lennon's murderer up for parole - CNN

Mark David Chapman, is up for parole for the sixth time, just months short of the 30th anniversary of the former Beatle' death

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If Wired says it's so, it must be so

It's official: Psychologically, iPad users are "elites"

Bill Klein models a photo of Steve Jobs on his new iPad at the Apple's Fifth Avenue store on launch day, April 3. Klein, visiting from Boise, ID, and says this is only the second time he's waited in line to purchase a new release--the first being book seven in the Harry Potter series. Klein "didn't expect it to be as awesome as it is." Bryan Derballa/

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Caddyshack, 30 years later...From Paris

Caddyshack celebrated a 30 year anniversary this week. Moviefone (Eric Larnick) had a fun facts to know a share review: Did you know that Bill Murray, Chevy Chase and Rodney Dangerfield were only supposed to have cameo roles, however, their improvisations were so successful, that their roles were expanded? Did you know that Bill Murray's brother co-wrote the movie? The famous 'Baby-Ruth candy bar in the pool' scene was based on a real life incident that took place at Brian Doyle Murray's High School. Caddyshake. Ridiculous, silly, and still funny after all these years.

Like Forrest Gump says: Ethics is as ethics does

This isn't even ironic: lobbyists funding Rangel defense

Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., walks between meetings in the basement of Longworth House Office building on Capitol Hill in May 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Judge's ruling stymies AZ immigration law

Flip-flops a threat to society ... really?

Flip-flops 'injure 200,000 a year' costing the NHS an astonishing £40m

Filp flop.jpg

Once worn only at the beach, flip-flops have become the regular summer footwear of choice for many, with one in five women owning at least one pair.

Mouse must be an endangered species

Apple launches Magic Trackpad: The glass square that is set to replace the mouse

Users can double-click to select items like a mouse but can also 'pinch' photos like on the iPhone

The Magic Trackpad lets users control what happens on their screen using their fingers just like on an iPhone.