Stories of Survival

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I love stories of survival - I am fascinated with Beck Weathers of the horrific 1996 ascent of Everest where a freak storm took the lives of 9 climbers including some of the most experienced Everest Summit'ers in history. (Amazon: Left For Dead: My Jour… more »

Republican's can be A** H**** too

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Just so my liberal readers don't think I am completely one-sided in this whole Palin bashing... During the convention, Palin, a woman to remind my cave-dwelling readers, said, "You know the difference between a Hockey Mom and a Pit Bull? Lipstick!"… more »

What is it?

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Hints: I took the photo on my Droid, which is why what at the time appeared to be a wonderful artistic image turns out to be a "what on earth is that thing?"  The image was taken this past weekend. The first person to tell me what it is will win a free… more »

How to box in a basement beam

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I periodically have fun over at Yahoo! Answers - people post questions and if you know the answer, you reply with the details. Granted, a full 60% of the questions are stupid, like "Why do people like American Idol" but interspersed with the stupidity a… more »

Italians & Science

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It might be prudent policy going forward where Italians as a state make no claims or rebuttals with respect to science. Seems some guy predicted the big earthquake that happened today, killing over a dozen people, but was muzzled by the state and forc… more »

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