Archive for January, 2009

29
Jan
09

is he familiar with how a bike operates?

Rep McHenry (r) award recipient of the Total Douche Award. Your words are the least inspiring and utter your complete ignorance…My pity rest with the constituents you represent..worst wishes.

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28
Jan
09

untouched east german flat discovered

A flat apparently untouched since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 has been uncovered in the German town of Leipzig. An architect apparently renovating flats stumbled upon the East German time-warp, with the calender reading “August 1988.” Previous residents seemed to have left the flat in a rush. Leaving rolls, Vita Cola, Marella margarine, Juwel cigarettes and a bottle of Kristall vodka strewn about the kitchen.

It appears the inhabitant of the humble flat fled in a hurry and shrivelled bread rolls still lay in a string bag. The only foreign product to be found was a West German bottle of deodorant.

Read on here, via BBC.

27
Jan
09

Valet Bike Parking, compliments to SF Giants

Vodpod videos no longer available.

26
Jan
09

the writing on the wall

In 2006 only 15% of students wrote their SAT essays in cursive script, while all others responded in block lettering. Will there be a day when ordinary people can no longer decipher longhand writing?

Typing and texting have caused cursive skills to atrophy, and schools regard standards of style and legibility the same way they regard standards of dress.

25
Jan
09

recent photos of Hawthorne St

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22
Jan
09

things worth pondering

British passengers on the Titanic died in disproportionate numbers because they queued politely for lifeboats while Americans elbowed their way on, an Australian researcher believes.

Behavioral economist, David Savage, takes an in-depth look at the 20th century maritime disaster.

19
Jan
09

caption this

martini




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