Archives for: "May 2008"

May/31
2008
Rachel Ray has been called out for wearing a black and white scarf in a Duncan Donuts ad. Critics say the scarf is a symbol of Palestinian terrorists. The scarf superficially resembles the black and white check scarves called keffiyeh worn by… more »
May/30
2008

Style Points?

Every culture has a particular style for disguise when perpetrating a crime. In the days of the wild west, it was the bandanna over the nose and mouth. Later it became the ski-mask or pantyhose. In Japan they take the bandanna and tie it around the top… more »
May/29
2008
Kristi has a problem. She doesn't understand what a "person" is as opposed to "two cells". Her idea is that a fertilized egg is a person with rights. Orly? DENVER (AP) -- A proposed state constitutional amendment defining a fertilized human egg as a… more »
May/29
2008
People are stupid. Don't believe me? Read on... Concerns about Wi-Fi connectivity are plentiful: potential security risks, lack of a signal and the cost to connect among them. But some New Mexico city residents are taking it one step further, claiming… more »
May/29
2008

Family

Toi Pruitt and Joe Pulliam bought a house. They intended to live there with Toi's three children. Black Jack, Missouri say's they're not allowed to move in, despite the fact that they own the home. No, it's not condemned. No fire hazard or anything.… more »
May/29
2008
Ah the conveniences of modern life. Cell phones to talk to people anywhere. Computers to shop anywhere. GPS units to give us directions to anywhere. So, picture a woman driving in the right lane of a 2 lane highway, approaching a intersection. Suddenly,… more »
May/20
2008
I hate driving sometimes. It's like being a professional minesweeper only with all the hazards and none of the pay (or the cool suit even). The latest adventure was this morning when I got to witness the "new standard" in stupidity. The concept in this… more »
May/14
2008
Maybe not green men, per se, but extraterrestrial life. The Vatican's astronomer, Rev. Jose Gabriel Funes, says it is not incompatible for there to be a faith in God and a belief that is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe. I know, that I for one… more »
May/13
2008
I'm pretty even handed about letting people get in front of me. I won't let in a million, but I try and let one person in so it's an interleaving process during a merge. If you signal I'm more likely to let you in. If you're polite and don't try and… more »
May/05
2008
COPIAGUE, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island man who flipped his finger at a police cruiser and then popped a wheelie on his motorcycle is recovering from injuries after crashing. Well, that was a self-resolving situation wasn't it? First being stupid enough to… more »
May/03
2008
It sucks when your own body betrays you. And even worse when the doctors don't realize when they are outside their expertise. To understand why I am thankful, one needs to know how low my life got. It started with an itchy leg and the grand finale was a… more »