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Academy Awards. Will you be watching?
What was the #1 song on the day you were born? See
Day in Music.
Bizarre in the news:
Man Sues Woman For Sperm Theft
S. Thompson Wanted Remains Fired From Cannon
Arrested In Drug Raid
Friday cat picture, found at Niches
and Jeanne-Claude have created art together as partners for more than
4 decades. Christo & Jeanne-Claude's works are entire environments,
whether they are urban or rural. Some of their most famous works are cloth
surrounded islands in Biscayne Bay, Miami, Florida, Wrapped
Reichstag, in Berlin, umbrellas
in Japan and Los Angeles, California. Their latest project is The
Gates, in New York's Central park for 16 days. Hurry and see them,
the removal will start on February 28, 2005.
Members of the International Olympic Committee begin their tour of London
to assess its suitability for hosting the 2012 Games. Cynics and snipers
have suggested Paris already has it in the bag. Nonsense, insists Tanya
Gold. Here she offers 40 incontrovertible reasons why London trounces
the French capital any day.
Top 100 Gadgets of All Time
Whether they're strapped to our belts, sitting on our desks, or jammed
in an overstuffed closet, we absolutely love our gadgets.
In 1841 the showman Phineas Taylor Barnum opened his
American Museum in NewYork City. Dominating lower Broadway at Park Row,
in no time Barnum'sAmerican Museum became the "most visited place
in America." Shortly after twelve noon on Thursday, July 13, 1865,
in one of the most spectacular fires in New York's history, Barnum's American
Museum was destroyed. Now, you can visit The
The sensation of deja vu, meaning "already seen",
was given its name in the 19th century. Most of us have experienced deja
vu at least once in our lives - that uncomfortable feeling that you have
been here in this place, in this situation before. Scientists are trying
secret of deja vu.
Outrageous Recipes - There are many
bizarre food combination "recipes" here, family or personal
favorites, such as, a grilled cheese sandwich with grandmas homemade strawberry
preserve spread on top of it, a peanut butter and avocado sandwich, seaweed
pizza, and sliced bananas in hot tomato soup. I have to admit that a queasy
stomach forced me to stop before I could read all six Gook Books, so I
don't know if my own personal favorite, a peanut butter, bacon and raisin
sandwich, is included or not.
cat picture, found at thunderbelly.
Smith is a big fan of New York, and gets quite a kick out of exploring.
Between May 2002 and December 2004, on his New
York City Walk, Smith walked every street on the island of Manhattan.
One of his discoveries was the Bayard Condict building on Bleeker Street,
built in 1898, Chicago architech Louis Sullivan's only work in New York
I have no idea how this is done, but it works and is very cool!
||Last night I went to a 24-hour grocery.
When I got there, the guy was locking the front door. I said, "Hey,
the sign says you're open 24 hours." He goes: "Not in a
|99 other good jokes at "100
Funniest Jokes of All Time"
Sorry, these are just too bizarre
to pass up:
Tom Sizemore Fails Drug Test with Fake Penis"
judge's career is ended by embarrassing allegations"
athlete claims penis 're-grew'"
Happy Valentine's Day!
of British food. You can vote on whether you would eat it or not. (via
Ever wanted to know if a famous person was dead
or alive? As of February 14, 2005 this website lists 7066 famous (and
semi-famous) people from various walks of life - entertainment, politics,
sports, music, law, ... and others.
9 weirdest tax write-offs
The IRS offers no points for originality, but you can't blame taxpayers
for trying. They're writing off criminal acts, their pets and even their
Candy Valentine's Day Collection
On July 20 ( July 21 GMT ) 1969 the first man
stepped on the moon. During the next 3 years, 6 missions to the moon were
made and a total of 12 astronauts walked on the moon. During all the missions
they made image sequences which with today's computer technics can be
stitched together into 360o interactive panoramas giving you the possibillity
the moon almost as if you were there.
cat picture, found at catster.
Sneeze explores some really disgusting
food items in Steve,
Don't Eat It! The fermented soybeans are especially noxious looking.
has a variety of logos commemorating holidays and events. They've put
them in this
online museum for your amusement.
is a free software download from Google. Picasa is software that helps
you instantly find, edit and share all the pictures on your PC. I like
this! It's a little cumbersome to navigate, but easy lo learn and to use.
Approximately 90 million people were expected to tune
in to Super Bowl 39. Commercials on the telecast cost $2.4 million on
average, which works out to a cool $80,000 per second. Last year, the
average ad cost $2.3 million. Here are the 2005
Super Bowl Ads in case you missed watching them.
"Fug" comes from "fugly," which
is a contraction of "fantastically ugly" (or an f-word more
prurient, if you like, but the editors of "go
fug yourself" are clean and delightful young ladies who don't
engage in that kind of filth, dammit).
the brainy bird. A very intelligent
African Grey parrot.
10 worst Super Bowl moments.
Is there any pressure in sports more intense than the one-game, winner-take-all,
the-whole-world-is-watching crock pot that is the Super Bowl?
101 Dumbest Moments in Business. The
fifth annual review of the most shameful, dishonest, and just plain stupid
moments of the past year.
Desecrations, a brutal examination
of the unlovely, unattractive, unlivable and unforgivable homes of the
1970s. All eras have some bad taste, of course but it took the
70s to make bad taste triumphant and universal.
Surprise is a name given to a
creamy chocolate egg. Inside the egg is a plastic pod and inside
that is a
toy. Made by Italian candy giant Ferrero SpA, Kinder eggs are
loved in more than 100 countries -- and rank with Coke and Marlboros
on the ACNielsen list of 43 global brands with more than $1 billion
Kinder can't be sold legally in the USA because
the US Consumer Product Safety Commission says the toy is a choking
hazard. The Food and Drug Administration also objects, deeming the
thumb-sized plastic capsule that contains the little toy an illegal,
"embedded" nonfood item. (via Bacon
Bloggies are a set of 30 publicly-chosen
awards given to weblog writers and those related to weblogs. The contest
is open to any weblogs that existed for a period of time during the year
2004. On Sunday, January 23, the finalists were announced and voting is
open to choose the winners. Voting will close at 10:00 PM EST on Thursday,
February 3. The winners will be posted sometime between Sunday, March
13 and Tuesday, March 15. Vote for your favorites!